Marty Conlon was a consistent scorer for the Friars in the late 1980s. He averaged over 13 points per game in his sophomore, junior and senior seasons and notched 14.7 points and 7.6 rebounds per game as a senior in 1990, leading the Friars to the NCAA Tournament. As a freshman, he was a part of the 1987 Final Four Team led by Rick Pitino.
Conlon's career in the National Basketball Association lasted from 1991 through 2000. He played for the Seattle SuperSonics, the Sacramento Kings, the Charlotte Hornets, the Washington Bullets, the Milwaukee Bucks, the Boston Celtics, the Miami Heat, and the Los Angeles Clippers. Conlon's breakout season came in 1993-94 with the Charlotte Bobcats as he posted averages of 10.2 points and 5.6 rebounds per game while shooting 60.6 percent from the field. Conlon put up 9.9 points and 5.2 rebounds per game for the 1994-95 Milwaukee Bucks while teaming with fellow Friar Eric Murdock. He became a reliable bench player during his NBA career, averaging 6.5 points over 10 seasons.
After his NBA career came to an end he continued to play basketball professionally in Europe, where he played in Italy, Greece, Spain and Ireland where he was the captain of the Irish National Team.
He currently works for the NBA conducting training camps and lives in New York City.