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1972-73 Season

Coach: Al McGuire
Captain: Allie McGuire
Leading Scorer: Larry McNeill (17.6 ppg)
Leading Rebounder: Maurice Lucas (10.9 rpg)

Notre Dame's 71-69 victory over Marquette on January 13th ended an 81-game home winning streak, fifth all-time in NCAA history. On January 26th, Marquette was perfect from the foul line (15-15), setting a school record for free throw percentage in their win over Loyola (IL). They finished the season with a win in the regional third place game of the NCAA Tournament. The Warriors were ranked fourth in the final UPI poll and fifth in the final AP poll. They held opponents to an average of 61 points per game, which ranked seventh nationally.

Schedule and Results

Date Opponent Result
D 2Saint Thomas (MN)W 66-42
D 5#14 TennesseeW 56-30
D 9#11 Memphis StateW 72-69
D 16Xavier (OH)W 70-52
D 23at IowaW 69-61
D 29RiceW 71-40Milwaukee Classic
D 30UW-MadisonW 75-73 2OTMilwaukee Classic
J 3at ButlerW 67-66
J 5DePaulW 60-59
J 9Loyola (IL)W 82-77
J 13Notre DameL 69-71
J 16at #6 MinnesotaL 53-64
J 20South CarolinaW 71-54
J 23Northern MichiganW 76-55
J 27at Loyola (IL)W 73-54
J 29at Xavier (OH)W 90-61
F 3at DePaulW 70-55
F 6at UW-MadisonW 64-58
F 10TulaneW 88-59
F 13Northern IllinoisW 93-80
F 17DetroitW 77-55
F 20at Bowling GreenW 84-58
F 24at FordhamW 63-57
M 3at #4 Cal State-Long BeachL 66-76
M 5at CreightonW 61-49
M 10vs Miami (OH)W 77-62NCAA Tournament (Dayton, OH)
M 15vs #6 IndianaL 69-75NCAA Tournament (Nashville, TN)
M 17vs #19 Austin PeayW 88-73NCAA Tournament (Nashville, TN)

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