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Marquette Golden Eagles men's basketball

The Marquette Golden Eagles men's basketball team (formerly the Marquette Hilltoppers, Marquette Warriors, and Marquette Gold) represents Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Marquette currently competes in the Big East. It last played in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament in 2019. Marquette maintains rivalries and highly anticipated games with several other schools, including Villanova University, Georgetown University, and DePaul University. The team plays its home games at Fiserv Forum in downtown Milwaukee, where the Milwaukee Bucks NBA team also plays, which opened in September 2018 as the replacement for both teams' home of the previous 30 seasons, the Bradley Center.[2] Despite only having 8,000 undergraduates, Marquette was ranked 10th in average attendance among NCAA Division 1 teams in 2009 and 2010.

Marquette Golden Eagles
2018–19 Marquette Golden Eagles men's basketball team
Marquette Golden Eagles logo.svg
UniversityMarquette University
Head coachSteve Wojciechowski (4th season)
ConferenceBig East
ArenaFiserv Forum
(Capacity: 17,500)
NicknameGolden Eagles
ColorsBlue and Gold[1]
         
Uniforms
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Away jersey
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NCAA Tournament Champions
1977
NCAA Tournament Runner-up
1974
NCAA Tournament Final Four
1974, 1977, 2003
NCAA Tournament Elite Eight
1955, 1969, 1974, 1976, 1977, 2003, 2013
NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
1955, 1959, 1968, 1969, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1976, 1977, 1979, 1994, 2003, 2011, 2012, 2013
NCAA Tournament Round of 32
1976, 1977, 1979, 1982, 1994, 1996, 2003, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013
NCAA Tournament Appearances
1955, 1959, 1961, 1968, 1969, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2017, 2019
Conference Tournament Champions
1997
Conference Regular Season Champions
1994, 2003, 2012, 2013

Contents

All-time coaching recordsEdit

Source: [3]
Name Years Record Win pct.
Ralph Risch 1916–17 8–3 .727
John Ryan 1917–20 13–9 .591
Frank Murray 1920–29 94–73 .563
Cord Lipe 1929–30 11–12 .478
Bill Chandler 1930–51 193–198 .494
Tex Winter 1951–53 25–25 .500
Jack Nagle 1953–58 69–55 .556
Eddie Hickey 1958–64 92–70 .568
Al McGuire 1964–77 295–80 .787
Hank Raymonds 1977–83 126–50 .716
Rick Majerus 1983–86 56–35 .615
Bob Dukiet 1986–89 39–46 .459
Kevin O'Neill 1989–94 86–62 .581
Mike Deane 1994–99 100–55 .645
Tom Crean 1999–08 190–96 .664
Buzz Williams 2008–14 139–69 .668
Steve Wojciechowski 2014– 97–67 .591

Season recordsEdit

Season Coach Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Independent (1916–1989)
1916–17 Ralph Risch 8–3
1917–18 John Ryan 4–6
1918–19 No team
1919–20 John Ryan 9–3
1920–21 Frank Murray 14–3
1921–22 Frank Murray 15–5
1922–23 Frank Murray 19–2
1923–24 Frank Murray 10–10
1924–25 Frank Murray 8–11
1925–26 Frank Murray 8–13
1926–27 Frank Murray 5–10
1927–28 Frank Murray 7–11
1928–29 Frank Murray 8–8
1929–30 Cord Lipe 11–12
1930–31 Bill Chandler 11–7
1931–32 Bill Chandler 11–8
1932–33 Bill Chandler 14–3
1933–34 Bill Chandler 15–4
1934–35 Bill Chandler 11–7
1935–36 Bill Chandler 7–12
1936–37 Bill Chandler 8–8
1937–38 Bill Chandler 14–5
1938–39 Bill Chandler 12–5
1939–40 Bill Chandler 7–9
1940–41 Bill Chandler 2–13
1941–42 Bill Chandler 6–11
1942–43 Bill Chandler 9–10
1943–44 Bill Chandler 8–6
1944–45 Bill Chandler 7–10
1945–46 Bill Chandler 11–7
1946–47 Bill Chandler 9–14
1947–48 Bill Chandler 9–15
1948–49 Bill Chandler 8–13
1949–50 Bill Chandler 6–17
1950–51 Bill Chandler 8–14
1951–52 Tex Winter 12–14 NCIT Champions
1952–53 Tex Winter 13–11
1953–54 Jack Nagle 11–15
1954–55 Jack Nagle 24–3 NCAA Elite Eight
1955–56 Jack Nagle 13–11 NIT First Round
1956–57 Jack Nagle 10–15
1957–58 Jack Nagle 11–11
1958–59 Eddie Hickey 23–6 NCAA Sweet Sixteen
1959–60 Eddie Hickey 13–12
1960–61 Eddie Hickey 16–11 NCAA First Round
1961–62 Eddie Hickey 15–11
1962–63 Eddie Hickey 20–9 NIT 3rd Place
1963–64 Eddie Hickey 5–21
1964–65 Al McGuire 8–18
1965–66 Al McGuire 14–12
1966–67 Al McGuire 21–9 NIT Runner Up
1967–68 Al McGuire 23–6 NCAA Sweet Sixteen
1968–69 Al McGuire 24–5 NCAA Elite Eight
1969–70 Al McGuire 26–3 NIT Champions
1970–71 Al McGuire 28–1 NCAA Sweet Sixteen
1971–72 Al McGuire 25–4 NCAA Sweet Sixteen
1972–73 Al McGuire 25–4 NCAA Sweet Sixteen
1973–74 Al McGuire 26–5 NCAA Runner Up
1974–75 Al McGuire 23–4 NCAA First Round
1975–76 Al McGuire 27–2 NCAA Elite Eight
1976–77 Al McGuire 25–7 NCAA Champions
1977–78 Hank Raymonds 24–4 NCAA First Round
1978–79 Hank Raymonds 22–7 NCAA Sweet Sixteen
1979–80 Hank Raymonds 18–9 NCAA First Round
1980–81 Hank Raymonds 20–11 NIT First Round
1981–82 Hank Raymonds 23–9 NCAA Second Round
1982–83 Hank Raymonds 19–10 NCAA First Round
1983–84 Rick Majerus 17–13 NIT Second Round
1984–85 Rick Majerus 20–11 NIT Quarterfinals
1985–86 Rick Majerus 19–11 NIT Second Round
1986–87 Bob Dukiet 16–13 NIT First Round
1987–88 Bob Dukiet 10–18
1988–89 Bob Dukiet 13–15
Midwestern Collegiate Conference (1989–1991)
1989–90 Kevin O'Neill 15–14 9–5 4th NIT First Round
1990–91 Kevin O'Neill 11–18 7–7 6th
Great Midwest Conference (1991–1995)
1991–92 Kevin O'Neill 16–13 5–5 3rd
1992–93 Kevin O'Neill 20–8 6–4 3rd NCAA First Round
1993–94 Kevin O'Neill 24–9 10–2 1st NCAA Sweet Sixteen
1994–95 Mike Deane 21–12 7–5 3rd NIT Runner Up
Conference USA (1995–2005)
1995–96 Mike Deane 23–8 10–4 2nd (Blue) NCAA Second Round
1996–97 Mike Deane 22–9 9–5 2nd (Blue) NCAA First Round
1997–98 Mike Deane 20–11 8–8 4th (American) NIT Quarterfinals
1998–99 Mike Deane 14–15 6–10 6th (American)
1999–00 Tom Crean 15–14 8–8 4th (American) NIT First Round
2000–01 Tom Crean 15–14 9–7 3rd (American)
2001–02 Tom Crean 26–7 13–3 2nd (American) NCAA First Round
2002–03 Tom Crean 27–6 14–2 1st (American) NCAA Final Four
2003–04 Tom Crean 19–12 8–8 8th NIT Quarterfinals
2004–05 Tom Crean 19–12 7–9 9th NIT First Round
Conference USA: 200–108 (.649) 92–64 (.590)
Big East Conference (2005–2013)
2005–06 Tom Crean 20–11 10–6 4th NCAA First Round
2006–07 Tom Crean 24–10 10–6 6th NCAA First Round
2007–08 Tom Crean 25–10 11–7 6th NCAA Second Round
2008–09 Buzz Williams 25–10 12–6 5th NCAA Second Round
2009–10 Buzz Williams 22–12 11–7 5th NCAA First Round
2010–11 Buzz Williams 22–15 9–9 9th NCAA Sweet Sixteen
2011–12 Buzz Williams 27–8 14–4 2nd NCAA Sweet Sixteen
2012–13 Buzz Williams 26–9 14–4 1st NCAA Elite Eight
Big East: 191–85 (.692) 91–49 (.650)
Big East Conference (2013–present)
2013–14 Buzz Williams 17–15 9–9 6th
2014–15 Steve Wojciechowski 13–19 4–14 9th
2015–16 Steve Wojciechowski 20–13 8–10 7th
2016–17 Steve Wojciechowski 19–13 10–8 4th NCAA First Round
2017–18 Steve Wojciechowski 21–13 9–9 7th NIT Quarterfinals
2018–19 Steve Wojciechowski 24–10 12–6 2nd NCAA First Round
Big East: 114–82 (.582) 52–56 (.481)
Total: 1593-985

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

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PostseasonEdit

NCAA tournament resultsEdit

The Golden Eagles have appeared in the NCAA Tournament 33 times. Their combined record is 40–34. They were National Champions in 1977.

Year Seed Round Opponent Result
1955 First Round
Sweet Sixteen
Elite Eight
Miami (OH)
Kentucky
Iowa
W 90–79
W 79–71
L 81–86
1959 First Round
Sweet Sixteen
Regional 3rd Place Game
Bowling Green
Michigan State
Kentucky
W 89–71
L 69–74
L 69–98
1961 First Round Houston L 61–77
1968 First Round
Sweet Sixteen
Regional 3rd Place
Bowling Green
Kentucky
East Tennessee State
W 72–71
L 89–107
W 69–57
1969 First Round
Sweet Sixteen
Elite Eight
Murray State
Kentucky
Purdue
W 82–62
W 81–74
L 73–75
1971 First Round
Sweet Sixteen
Regional 3rd Place Game
Miami (OH)
Ohio State
Kentucky
W 62–47
L 59–60
W 91–74
1972 First Round
Sweet Sixteen
Regional 3rd Place Game
Ohio
Kentucky
Minnesota
W 73–49
L 69–85
L 72–77
1973 First Round
Sweet Sixteen
Regional 3rd Place Game
Miami (OH)
Indiana
Austin Peay
W 77–62
L 69–75
W 88–73
1974 First Round
Sweet Sixteen
Elite Eight
Final Four
National Championship
Ohio
Vanderbilt
Michigan
Kansas
NC State
W 85–59
W 69–61
W 72–70
W 64–51
L 64–76
1975 First Round Kentucky L 54–76
1976 First Round
Sweet Sixteen
Elite Eight
WKU
Western Michigan
Indiana
W 79–60
W 62–57
L 56–65
1977 First Round
Sweet Sixteen
Elite Eight
Final Four
National Championship Game
Cincinnati
Kansas State
Wake Forest
Charlotte
North Carolina
W 66–51
W 67–66
W 82–68
W 51–49
W 67–59
1978 First Round Miami (OH) L 81–84 OT
1979 #3 Second Round
Sweet Sixteen
#6 Pacific
#2 DePaul
W 73–48
L 56–62
1980 #9 First Round #8 Villanova L 59–77
1982 #7 First Round
Second Round
#10 Evansville
#2 Missouri
W 67–62
L 69–73
1983 #9 First Round #8 Tennessee L 56–57
1993 #12 First Round #5 Oklahoma State L 62–74
1994 #6 First Round
Second Round
Sweet Sixteen
#11 Southwest Louisiana
#3 Kentucky
#2 Duke
W 81–59
W 75–63
L 49–59
1996 #4 First Round
Second Round
#13 Monmouth
#12 Arkansas
W 68–44
L 56–65
1997 #7 First Round #10 Providence L 59–81
2002 #5 First Round #12 Tulsa L 69–71
2003 #3 First Round
Second Round
Sweet Sixteen
Elite Eight
Final Four
#14 Holy Cross
#6 Missouri
#2 Pittsburgh
#1 Kentucky
#2 Kansas
W 72–68
W 101–92 OT
W 77–74
W 83–69
L 61–94
2006 #7 First Round #10 Alabama L 85–90
2007 #8 First Round #9 Michigan State L 49–61
2008 #6 First Round
Second Round
#11 Kentucky
#3 Stanford
W 74–66
L 81–82 OT
2009 #6 First Round
Second Round
#11 Utah State
#3 Missouri
W 58–57
L 79–83
2010 #6 First Round #11 Washington L 78–80
2011 #11 Second Round
Third Round
Sweet Sixteen
#6 Xavier
#3 Syracuse
#2 North Carolina
W 66–55
W 66–62
L 63–81
2012 #3 Second Round
Third Round
Sweet Sixteen
#14 BYU
#6 Murray State
#7 Florida
W 88–68
W 62–53
L 58–68
2013 #3 Second Round
Third Round
Sweet Sixteen
Elite Eight
#14 Davidson
#6 Butler
#2 Miami (FL)
#4 Syracuse
W 59–58
W 74–72
W 71–61
L 39–55
2017 #10 First Round #7 South Carolina L 73–93
2019 #5 First Round #12 Murray State L 64–83

NIT resultsEdit

The Golden Eagles have appeared in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) 16 times. Their combined record is 23–15. They were NIT Champions in 1970.

Year Round Opponent Result
1956 First Round Seton Hall L 78–96
1963 Quarterfinals
Semifinals
3rd Place Game
Saint Louis
Providence
Villanova
W 84–49
L 64–79
W 66–58
1967 First Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Finals
Tulsa
Providence
Marshall
Southern Illinois
W 64–60
W 81–80
W 83–78
L 56–71
1970 First Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Finals
Massachusetts
Utah
LSU
St. John's
W 62–55
W 83–63
W 101–79
W 65–53
1981 First Round Syracuse L 81–88
1984 First Round
Second Round
Iowa State
Michigan
W 73–53
L 70–83
1985 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Bradley
Cincinnati
Indiana
W 77–68
W 56–54
L 82–94
1986 First Round
Second Round
Drake
Southwest Missouri State
W 79–59
L 69–83
1987 First Round Nebraska L 76–78
1990 First Round Penn State L 54–57
1995 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Finals
Auburn
St. Bonaventure
USF
Penn State
Virginia Tech
W 68–61
W 70–61
W 67–60
W 81–79
L 64–65
1998 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Creighton
Auburn
Minnesota
W 80–68
W 75–60
L 71–73
2000 First Round Xavier L 63–67
2004 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Toledo
Boise State
Iowa State
W 87–72
W 66–53
L 69–77
2005 First Round Western Michigan L 40–54
2018 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Harvard
Oregon
Penn State
W 67–60
W 101–92
L 80–85

Marquette is the only university to spurn a NCAA Tournament invite and did so due to a low seeding in the 1970 NCAA Tournament and having to travel. They were ranked 8th in the country at the time and were one of the favorites to win the NCAA championship. They were invited to the 1970 NIT which they won. The NCAA later instituted a rule which forbade an NCAA Division I level men's basketball team from spurning an NCAA bid for an NIT bid. An antitrust case by the NIT ensued over this issue, and the NCAA settled out of court.

NCIT resultsEdit

The Hilltoppers, as they were then called, appeared in the last National Catholic Invitational Tournament in 1952 and won the NCIT championship under their first year head coach, Tex Winter. Marquette beat Iona, St. Francis (NY) and then St. Francis (PA) for the title.[4]

Year Round Opponent Result
1952 Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Finals
Iona
St. Francis (NY)
St. Francis (PA)
W 66–59
W 76–57
W 76–64

Awards and HonorsEdit

Retired numbersEdit

The following numbers have been retired by Marquette:

Retired players and coaches

Dwyane
Wade
3
2001–03
Apollo 11

Crew
11


Dean

Meminger
14
1968–71


Butch

Lee
15
1974–78


Maurice

Lucas
20
1972–74


George

Thompson
24
1966–69


Glenn

Rivers
31
1980–83


Bo

Ellis
31
1973–77


Bob

Weingart
38
Trainer


Earl

Tatum
43
1972–76


Don

Kojis
44
1958–61


Al

McGuire
77
Head Coach

Warriors/Golden Eagles in the NBAEdit

All-time leadersEdit

List is as of 2018–19[5] season.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Marquette Athletics Identity Standards" (PDF). Retrieved April 10, 2016.
  2. ^ Long, Michael (August 15, 2017). "Marquette University to join Bucks at new Milwaukee arena". sportspromedia.com. Retrieved May 22, 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Marquette Basketball – Awards and History" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-12-24.
  4. ^ https://www.jsonline.com/story/sports/2018/11/29/former-marquette-basketball-player-grant-wittberger-dies/2156211002/
  5. ^ http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/marq/sports/m-baskbl/auto_pdf/2015-16/misc_non_event/16_mbbrecordbook.pdf
  6. ^ http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/marq/sports/m-baskbl/auto_pdf/recordbook_1011.pdf

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