Martin, Milton

Milton Martin was a member of Avoca’s 1955 Class B state championship basketball team. He scored 62 points in a game vs. Jim Ned, which is a school record. He was the leading scorer in the scholarship era at Hardin-Simmons with 1,584 points in four seasons. He made 20 of 20 free throws in a game against Howard Payne in 1960. Martin is a member of the HSU Hall of Honor. He taught and coached for 40 years in Lubbock, Henrietta, Lueders-Avoca and Stamford.