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Ron Curry #33

Position: Forward
Height: 6'8“
Weight: 190 lbs
Birthdate: February 7, 1970
Hometown: Bloomington, IL
High School: Bloomington High

High School Career

As a senior, Curry led his school to a 26-2 record and the Big 12 Conference title and was named Conference Most Valuable Player.

In 1988, Curry was selected to the Illinois All-State Second Team. Joining him on the All-State Team list were some notable collegians and pro players: David Booth (Peoria Manual), Acie Earl (Moline H.S.), LaPhonso Ellis (East St. Louis Lincoln), Johnnie Melvin (Chicago Robeson), Eric Anderson (Chicago St. Francis de Sales), Andy Kaufmann (Jacksonville H.S.), Rob Pelinka (Lake Forest H.S.), and Deon Thomas (Chicago Simeon).

University of Arizona Career

Curry spurned offers from many Midwest schools to attend the University of Arizona.

He would only spend his freshman year at Arizona.

Marquette Career

Ron Curry originally played for Arizona, then when Kevin O'Neill - then an Assistant with Arizona - was named the head coach of the Marquette men's basketball team, he decided to transfer and follow O'Neill to Marquette.

In his first game as a Marquette Warrior, he tallied 24 points and 10 rebounds.

During the 1991-1992 season, Curry led the Great Midwest Conference in field goal percentage, setting the single-season conference record at 59.2%.

In the 1992-93 season, he was named team tri-captain and led Marquette in scoring (14.4 ppg) and rebounding (8.1 rpg). He scored the 1,000th point of his career against the Cincinnati Bearcats and pulled down his 500th career rebound against the Memphis State Tigers.

All-Time Marquette Rankings

  • 38th, Points (1,040)
  • 25th, Rebounds (597)

All-Time Career Leader Rankings

  • 6th, Field Goal Percentage (min. 500 att) (53.1%)

All-Time Single Season Rankings

  • 5th, Field Goal Percentage (min. 250 att.) (54.1%)
All-Time Senior Season Rankings
  • 6th, Field Goal Percentage (min. 200 att.) (54.1%)
All-Time Sophomore Season Rankings
  • 8th (tie), Blocked Shots (22)

Accolades

  • 1991-92 All-Great Midwest Conference Second Team
  • 1992-93 All-Great Midwest Conference First Team

Collegiate Career

school season GP Min Avg FG-A FG% 3FG-A 3P% FT-A FT% Reb Avg Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts Avg
Arizona 1988-89 26 141 5.4 20- 50 .400 0- 1 .000 5- 10 .500 28 1.1 8 8 4 11 18 45 1.7
Marquette 1989-90 Did not play per NCAA Transfer rules
Marquette 1990-91 27 675 25.0 119-257 .463 17-46 .370 57- 86 .663 163 6.0 65 15 22 68 90 312 11.6
Marquette 1991-92 29 733 25.3 138-233 .592 1- 2 .500 47- 76 .618 208 7.2 28 33 11 31 70 324 11.2
Marquette 1992-93 28 838 29.9 164-303 .541 2- 9 .222 74-100 .740 226 8.1 46 40 18 38 83 404 14.4
Marquette TOTALS 84 2246 26.7 421-793 .531 20-57 .351 178-262 .679 597 7.1 139 88 51 137 243 1040 12.4


Professional Career

He was drafted in the 6th round of the 1993 CBA Draft by Rapid City.


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