Scott Martin hired to be on Mike Brey's coaching staff

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - Irish men's basketball coach Mike Brey has hired his old team captain Scott Martin to be on his coaching staff for the upcoming 2019-20 season.

Martin will take over as the team's development and recruiting coordinator, the role was formerly occupied by Eric Atkins who just took a fill-time assistant coach position at Howard University.

The former Irish guard was named the Team MVP after the 2012 season.

In a statement that announced Martin's hiring he said, "I'm thankful for the opportunity to continue to learn from Coach Brey and look forward to doing whatever I can to help and contribute to the continued
success of the program."