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Michael Wilson #10/23

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Position: Guard
Height: 6'3 1/2''
Weight: 175 lbs.
Birthdate: September 15, 1959
Hometown: Memphis, TN
High School: Manassas H.S.




Marquette Career

season GP Min Avg FG-A FG% FT-A FT% Reb Avg Ast Avg Stl Blk PF Pts Avg
1978-79 29 844 29.1 70-170 .412 28- 44 .636 70 2.4 69 2.4 47 21 67 168 5.8
1979-80 27 761 28.2 97-216 .449 36- 49 .735 100 3.7 76 2.8 71 30 82 230 8.5
1980-81 31 1012 32.6 158-289 .547 69- 89 .775 110 3.5 123 4.0 89 30 88 385 12.4
1981-82 32 1138 35.6 201-395 .509 114-159 .717 141 4.4 123 3.8 65 38 100 516 16.1
Totals 119 3755 31.6 526-1070 .492 247-341 .724 421 3.5 391 3.3 272 119 337 1299 10.9

Michael was named team captain during the 1980-81 and 1981-82 seasons. He also led the team in scoring during the 1981-82 season.

All-Time Marquette Rankings

  • 23rd, Points (1,299)
  • 4th, Blocked Shots (119)
  • 2nd, Steals (272)

All-Time Single Season Rankings

  • 1st, Steals (89)
  • 10th (tie), Steals (65)

All-Time Single Game Rankings

  • 1st, Steals 10 vs. Xavier (January 16, 1981) (Tied for 23rd in NCAA History) FIXME - MU did not play Xavier on this date
All-Time Senior Season Rankings
  • 3rd, Steals (65)
All-Time Junior Season Rankings
  • 3rd, Field Goal Percentage (min. 250 att.) (55.4%)
  • 1st, Steals (89)
All-Time Sophomore Season Rankings
  • 3rd, Steals (71)
All-Time Freshman Season Rankings
  • 9th, Assists (69)

Accolades

  • 1980 Milwaukee Classic MVP

Professional Career

Wilson was drafted in the third round of the 1982 NBA draft (47th overall), by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Wilson did not make the Cleveland roster in 1982, but in 1983 was a part of the Washington Bullets and played in the NBA for 3 years with the Bullets (1983-84), New Jersey Nets/Cleveland Cavaliers (1984-85) and the Atlanta Hawks/New Jersey Nets (1986-87).


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