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1991-92 Marquette Men's Basketball

mu91-92_cover_w.jpg Record: 16-13
Great Midwest Conference: 4-5
GMC Tournament: 1-1
Postseason: None
Captains: Ron Curry, Damon Key, Jim McIlvaine
Leading Scorer: Damon Key (13.6 ppg)
Leading Rebounder: Ron Curry (7.2 rpg)



The 1991-92 season marked a turning point for Marquette basketball, as Kevin O'Neill was able to guide Marquette to a winning record with a final mark of 16-13. Marquette played top-25 opponents five times, only managing one victory against DePaul. However, that was Marquette's first victory over a ranked opponent since January 28, 1984, ending a drought of 15 consecutive losses against ranked opponents over the previous eight years.

Schedule

Date Team Result Notes
November 22 Prairie View A&M W 98-55
November 28 Northern Illinois W 78-71
December 6 Columbia W 71-63 First Bank Classic
December 7 Penn State L 56-60 First Bank Classic
December 15 Cal State-Sacramento W 79-35 Now known as Sacramento State
December 17 Mississippi Valley State W 87-62
December 21 Bethune-Cookman W 89-53
December 23 Sam Houston State W 75-44
December 30 UMBC W 93-63
January 2 Chicago State W 92-55
January 4 UW-Madison L 63-81
January 8 at Dayton L 57-60
January 11 UAB W 66-54
January 14 at Oklahoma State L 52-64 #3 Oklanhome State
January 18 at Saint Louis* W 70-67
January 21 Notre Dame L 63-69
January 25 at Memphis State* L 55-59
January 28 Kansas L 61-85 #5 Kansas
February 1 Cincinnati* L 57-71
February 4 North Carolina State W 66-42
February 9 DePaul* L 58-65
February 15 at UAB* L 60-64
February 18 at Notre Dame L 53-60
February 22 Saint Louis* W 71-48
February 27 at Cincinnati* L 59-70 #19 Cincinnati
March 1 Memphis State* W 82-67
March 4 at DePaul* W 73-65 #15 DePaul, First MU win over ranked opponent in over eight years (15 consecutive losses).
Great Midwest Conference Tournament (Chicago, IL)
March 12 Saint Louis W 74-63
March 13 Cincinnati L 49-62 #12 Cincinnati

* * Great Midwest Conference Game

Roster

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No. Name Height Pos. Year Hometown (High School)
33 Ron Curry 6'8โ€œ F Junior Bloomington, IL (Bloomington H.S.)
34 Jim McIlvaine 7'1โ€ C Sophomore Racine, WI (St. Catherine's H.S.)
35 Damon Key 6'8โ€œ F Sophomore Milwaukee, WI (Marquette H.S.)

Head Coach: Kevin O'Neill
Assistant Coach: Maurice (Bo) Ellis
Assistant Coach: Dan Theiss
Head Manager: David Kazmierczak
Team Chaplain: Fr. William Kelly


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