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Tom Flynn #25

Position: Forward
Height: 6'5“
Weight: 220 lbs.
Hometown: Milwaukee, WI
High School: Messmer H.S.

High School Career

Scored 1,188 points from 1959-62, including 469 points during his senior season. Averaged 22 points and 17 rebounds a game as a senior. Following his senior year, he was named to the AP All-State team; UPI Catholic All-State team as state MVP and leading vote-getter; and sixth Catholic prep All-America team. Also named to the UPI Catholic second team as a junior.

Marquette Career

Has a deadly-accurate jump shot from the outside and great desire. Also an excellent rebounder whose great strength helps him outbattle taller opponents under the boards.

During the 1961-62 season, Flynn was the leading scorer on the freshman team with 235 points and an 18.1 average in 13 games, falling just short of Don Kojis's freshman school record average of 18.5 set during the 1957-58 season. Also was one of the top rebounders with 124 recoveries for a 9.5 average.

Flynn led Marquette in scoring during the 1963-64 season (17.3 ppg) and the 1964-65 season (16.5 ppg). He was also Marquette's leading rebounder during the 1963-63 season (10.2 rpg). Al McGuire named Flynn team captain for the 1965-66 season and he averaged 15.4 points that year. Flynn currently ranks 20th all-time on Marquette's scoring list.

All-Time Marquette Rankings

  • 24th, Points (1,282)
  • 5th, Rebounds (771)

All-Time Career Leader Rankings

  • 9th, Scoring Average (16.4)
  • 8th, Field Goals Attempted (1272)
  • 8th, Rebounding Average (9.9)
All-Time Single Game Rankings
  • 1st, Field Goals Made (tied with four others), 16 vs. Xavier (March 7, 1964)
  • 1st, Field Goals Attempted (tied with two others), 30 vs. Villanova (March 6, 1965)
All-Time Senior Season Rankings
  • 6th, Rebounding Average (9)
All-Time Junior Season Rankings
  • 9th, Field Goals Attempted (430)
  • 9th, Rebounding Average (10.5)
All-Time Sophomore Season Rankings
  • 8th, Points (450)
  • 6th, Scoring Average (17.3)
  • 4th, Field Goals Made (189)
  • 2nd, Field Goals Attempted (457)
  • 8th, Rebounds (264)
  • 9th, Rebounding Average (10.1)

Professional Career

After leaving Marquette, Tom worked as an FBI agent in Indianapolis, Indiana.

men_s_basketball/tom_flynn.txt · Last modified: 2020/12/07 16:49 (external edit)