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1975-76 Season

Coach: Al McGuire
Captains: Earl Tatum, Lloyd Walton
Leading Scorer: Earl Tatum (18.3 ppg)
Leading Rebounder: Maurice (Bo) Ellis (9.3 rpg)

Marquette advances to the Elite 8 before losing to eventual champion Indiana. They also set a school record for fewest free throw attempts in a season, with just 458 trips to the line. The final AP & UPI polls ranked the Warriors second, behind the Hoosiers. On the season, they held opponents to 60.1 points per game, fifth nationally.

Schedule and Results

Date Opponent Result
D 2Saint Joseph's (IN)W 87-60
D 6Northern MichiganW 56-45750th win in school history
D 13DrakeW 80-58
D 16UW-MadisonW 78-54
D 18at MinnesotaL 73-77 OT
D 20NorthwesternW 75-53
D 29Miami (OH)W 79-52Milwaukee Classic
D 30UW-MadisonW 82-66Milwaukee Classic
J 3South CarolinaW 82-70
J 10at Oklahoma CityW 71-60
J 14at DePaulW 79-72
J 17PittsburghW 73-62
J 19Xavier (OH)W 82-48
J 21CreightonW 76-62
J 24FordhamW 92-64
J 26at Georgia TechW 55-44
J 31at Loyola (IL)W 85-59
F 5at ManhattanW 78-59
F 7at DetroitW 68-66
F 14#18 Virginia TechW 68-61
F 16TulaneW 75-63
F 18DePaulW 64-53
F 21at #19 LouisvilleW 72-62
F 28at #6 Notre DameW 81-75
M 5at Xavier (OH)W 74-49
M 7at South CarolinaW 72-66
M 13vs Western KentuckyW 79-60NCAA Tournament (Dayton, OH)
M 18vs #10 Western MichiganW 62-57NCAA Tournament (Baton Rouge, LA)
M 20vs #1 IndianaL 56-65NCAA Tournament (Baton Rouge, LA)

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