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Roger Buxton #31

Position: Forward
Height: 6'3“
Weight: 192 lbs.
Birthdate: 09/01/1944
Hometown: Breda, IA
High School: St. Bernard H.S.

High School Career

Scored 921 points in his career at St. Bernard and set a record his senior year by averaging 15 rebounds a game. Earned four letters in baseball, three in basketball and two in track in high school and was regarded as a major league pitching prospect.

Marquette Career

A deadly shooter from the corners but trying to add to his potential by improving his driving. Compensates for his lack of height in the frontline with good jumping ability and ruggedness under the boards. Good defensive player and a fine ballhandler.

Was the ninth-leading scorer on the freshman team during the 1962-63 season with 66 points in 13 games for a 5.0 average.

Roger averaged 5.6 points per game during the 1963-64 season and 7.3 points per game during the 1964-65 season.

Professional Life

After graduating from Marquette with a degree in Economics, Roger began a successful media career including stints broadcasting the Minnesota Vikings, Minnesota Gopher football, as well as Minnesota North Stars hockey. Roger currently lives in Edina, Minnesota.


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