1979–80 Marquette Warriors men's basketball team

The 1979–80 Marquette Warriors men's basketball team represented the Marquette University in the 1979–80 season. The Warriors finished the regular season with a record of 17–8. The Warriors would receive an at-large bid into the NCAA Tournament where they would fall in the first round to Villanova.

1979–80 Marquette Warriors men's basketball
NCAA Tournament, First Round, L 59–77 vs. Villanova
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
APNo. 9
1979–80 record18–9
Head coachHank Raymonds (3rd season)
Home arenaMECCA Arena
Seasons
1979–80 NCAA Division I men's basketball independents standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
DePaul       26 2   .929
Notre Dame       23 8   .742
Tennessee State       19 7   .731
UNLV       23 9   .719
Cleveland State       18 8   .692
Illinois State       20 9   .690
Marquette       18 9   .667
UNC Wilmington       19 10   .655
Penn State       18 10   .643
Southern Mississippi       17 10   .630
South Carolina       16 11   .593
Campbell       15 12   .556
East Carolina       15 12   .556
Stetson       15 12   .556
Detroit       14 13   .519
Dayton       13 14   .481
North Texas State       13 14   .481
Milwaukee       9 17   .346
Valparaiso       8 18   .308
Portland State       5 21   .192
Charleston Southern       2 23   .080
Rankings from AP Poll

RosterEdit

1979–80 Marquette Warriors men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
F 43 Robert Byrd 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Sr Chicago, Illinois
G 21 Artie Green 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Jr Bronx, New York
F 0 Oliver Lee 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Jr DeLand, Florida
C 45 Dean Marquardt 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 215 lb (98 kg) So Milwaukee, Wisconsin
F 33 Terrell Schlundt 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Fr Antigo, Wisconsin
G 23 Mike Wilson 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 175 lb (79 kg) So Memphis, Tennessee
F 42 Mark Worgull 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr Pewaukee, Wisconsin
F 31 Sam Worthen 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 194 lb (88 kg) Sr Brooklyn, New York
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

ScheduleEdit

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
December 4
Fresno State W 57–54  1–0
MECCA Arena 
Milwaukee, WI
December 8
Michigan L 60–63  1–1
MECCA Arena 
Milwaukee, WI
December 15
Wisconsin L 56–57  1–2
MECCA Arena 
Milwaukee, WI
December 22
at Illinois W 80–78  2–2
Assembly Hall 
Champaign, Illinois
December 28
Saint Mary's W 100–74  3–2
MECCA Arena 
Milwaukee, WI
December 29
Rhode Island L 57–64  3–3
MECCA Arena 
Milwaukee, WI
January 2
Cleveland State W 93–69  4–3
MECCA Arena 
Milwaukee, WI
January 4
Brown W 80–49  5–3
MECCA Arena 
Milwaukee, WI
January 7
at Long Beach State L 69–77  5–4
Long Beach Arena 
 
January 12
DePaul L 85–92  5–5
MECCA Arena 
Milwaukee, WI
January 15
Maine W 87–77  6–5
MECCA Arena 
Milwaukee, WI
January 17
at Xavier W 75–62  7–5
Schmidt Field House 
 
January 19
Florida State W 74–64  8–5
MECCA Arena 
Milwaukee, WI
January 22
at Louisville L 63–76  8–6
Freedom Hall 
Louisville, Kentucky
January 26
at South Carolina W 80–65  9–6
Carolina Coliseum 
Columbia, SC
February 2
at Oral Roberts L 101–102  9–7
Mabee Center 
 
February 5
Creighton W 81–71  10–7
MECCA Arena 
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
February 7
at Loyola W 90–84  11–7
Alumni Gym 
 
February 10
vs. Duke W 80–77  12–7
Alliant Energy Center 
Dane County, WI
February 12
Xavier W 82–70  13–7
MECCA Arena 
Milwaukee, WI
February 16
Daytona W 73–64  14–7
MECCA Arena 
Milwaukee, WI
February 20
at Stetson L 72–77  14–8
Edmunds Center 
 
February 24
at Notre Dame W 77–74  15–8
Joyce Center 
South Bend, Indiana
February 27
at Detroit W 80–76  16–8
Calihan Hall 
 
February 29
Air Force W 70–50  17–8
MECCA Arena 
Milwaukee, WI
March 7
vs. Villanova
NCAA Tournament • First Round
L 59–77  17–9
Providence Civic Center 
Providence, RI
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

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Team players drafted into the NBAEdit

Round Pick Player NBA Club
2 26 Sam Worthen Chicago Bulls
7 142 Robert Byrd Chicago Bulls

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1979–80 Marquette Warriors Schedule and Results". College Basketball at Sports-Reference.com.
  2. ^ 2008-09 Marquette Golden Eagles men's basketball media guide. Retrieved 2013-Oct-21.