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Jim Boylan #23

Position: Guard
Height: 6'2“
Weight:
Born: April 28, 1955
Hometown: Jersey City, New Jersey
High School: St. Mary's (Jersey City, New Jersey)

High School Career

In his senior year, Boylan played in the 1973 Pittsburgh Roundball Classic with Bo Ellis and against Ulice Payne.

As a junior, he helped St. Mary's of Jersey City win the state title.

As a sophomore, Boylan was named to the Converse All-America team.

Assumption College (MA)

Boylan played at Assumption College for two years and helped lead them to a pair of third-place finishes in the NCAA Division II championships. During his time there, Assumption compiled a 44-15 record.

As a sophomore, he averaged 9.8 ppg and 10.4 ppg as a freshman. Also, he recorded 443 assists.

In 1973-74, Boylan was chosen as New England Rookie of the Year.

Marquette Career

Boylan transferred to Marquette from Assumption College.

He averaged seven points per game during the 1976-77 season and 8.9 points per game the following year.

All-Time Senior Season Rankings
  • 6th (tied), Assists (144)

Professional Career

After leaving Marquette, Boylan played professionally overseas before getting into coaching in both the college and professional ranks. He became the interim head coach of the Chicago Bulls after Scott Skiles was fired in December of 2007. When Skiles was hired to coach the Milwaukee Bucks in 2008, he brought Boylan along as an assistant coach.

Jim Boylan's Official NBA bio


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