Martin is on a list of four coaches that are connected to the Huskies job, per the New Haven Register Rhode Island’s Danny Hurley, former Indiana coach Tom Crean, and former Ohio State coach Thad Matta are also named in the report:
According to the report by David Borges and Jeff Jacobs, Martin some qualms about support for the Gamecocks program. The team made an unexpected run to the Final Four in 2017.
According to multiple sources, Martin, currently the head coach at the University of South Carolina, has been in contact with UConn. A fiery personality in the Jim Calhoun mode, he is signed through 2022 but is said to be somewhat dismayed that South Carolina hasn’t made more of an investment into the basketball program after last year’s surprise run to the Final Four.