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 ====== Kevin O'​Neill ====== ====== Kevin O'​Neill ======
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 A native of Chateaugay in upstate New York, Kevin O’Neill - born January 24, 1957 - coached at Marquette from 1989-1994. ​ At Marquette, "​K.O."​ had an 86-62 record. He earned Great Midwest Conference Coach of the Year in 1993 and 1994 as his teams led the nation in defensive field goal percentage. His 1994 team was the Great Midwest Conference champion and reached the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament. A native of Chateaugay in upstate New York, Kevin O’Neill - born January 24, 1957 - coached at Marquette from 1989-1994. ​ At Marquette, "​K.O."​ had an 86-62 record. He earned Great Midwest Conference Coach of the Year in 1993 and 1994 as his teams led the nation in defensive field goal percentage. His 1994 team was the Great Midwest Conference champion and reached the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament.
  
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-While the head coach at Marquette in 1994, O'​Neill'​s team set a then-NCAA record for field goal percentage defense. Opponents shot just .358 against O'​Neill'​s defense. ​+{{men_s_basketball:​9192ko.jpg?​150 ​ }}While the head coach at Marquette in 1994, O'​Neill'​s team set a then-NCAA record for field goal percentage defense. Opponents shot just .358 against O'​Neill'​s defense. ​
  
 During the 1994 NCAA Tournament, the bracket appeared to be stacked against Marquette. During the 1994 NCAA Tournament, the bracket appeared to be stacked against Marquette.
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   *Marquette'​s All-Time Leader in Field Goal Percentage (min. 500 att)   *Marquette'​s All-Time Leader in Field Goal Percentage (min. 500 att)
  
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-From 1994-97, O’Neill was head coach at Tennessee and within two seasons took a team that had won five games to the National Invitation Tournament. O’Neill then coached at Northwestern for three seasons (leading the Wildcats to only the third postseason tournament appearance, the 1999 NIT) before starting his NBA coaching career. ​+{{ men_s_basketball:​kevin_oneill.jpg?​200}}From 1994-97, O’Neill was head coach at Tennessee and within two seasons took a team that had won five games to the National Invitation Tournament. O’Neill then coached at Northwestern for three seasons (leading the Wildcats to only the third postseason tournament appearance, the 1999 NIT) before starting his NBA coaching career. ​
  
 For the 2000-01 NBA season, O’Neill named as an assistant coach to Jeff Van Gundy with the New York Knicks. He then became an assistant coach to Carlisle for two seasons (2001-02, 2002-03) in Detroit as the Pistons posted back-to-back 50-win seasons and established themselves as one of the premier defensive teams in the NBA. Prior to the 2003-04 season, the two good friends went separate ways as Carlisle was named the head coach of the Pacers and O’Neill became coach of the Raptors. After an unsuccessful season as the Raptors'​ head coach, he reunited with Carlisle in Indiana as an assistant coach for two seasons and then as a consultant for one season. For the 2000-01 NBA season, O’Neill named as an assistant coach to Jeff Van Gundy with the New York Knicks. He then became an assistant coach to Carlisle for two seasons (2001-02, 2002-03) in Detroit as the Pistons posted back-to-back 50-win seasons and established themselves as one of the premier defensive teams in the NBA. Prior to the 2003-04 season, the two good friends went separate ways as Carlisle was named the head coach of the Pacers and O’Neill became coach of the Raptors. After an unsuccessful season as the Raptors'​ head coach, he reunited with Carlisle in Indiana as an assistant coach for two seasons and then as a consultant for one season.

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