2016-17 Marquette Golden Eagles Men's Basketball Team
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2016-17 Marquette Golden Eagles Men's Basketball Team
2016-17 Marquette Golden Eagles men's basketball
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NCAA Tournament, First Round
ConferenceBig East
2016-17 record19-13 (10-8 Big East)
Head coachSteve Wojciechowski (3rd season)
Assistant coaches
Home arenaBMO Harris Bradley Center
Seasons
← 2015-16
2017-18 →
2016-17 Big East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
No. 1 Villanova + 15 3   .833     32 4   .889
No. 21 Butler 12 6   .667     25 9   .735
Creighton 10 8   .556     25 10   .714
Seton Hall 10 8   .556     21 12   .636
Providence 10 8   .556     20 13   .606
Marquette 10 8   .556     19 13   .594
Xavier 9 9   .500     24 14   .632
Saint John's 7 11   .389     14 19   .424
Georgetown 5 13   .278     14 18   .438
DePaul 2 16   .111     9 23   .281
+ 2017 Big East Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2016-17 Marquette Golden Eagles men's basketball team represented Marquette University in the 2016-17 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Golden Eagles, led by third-year head coach Steve Wojciechowski, played their home games at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, and were members of the Big East Conference. They finished the season 19-12, 10-8 in Big East play to finish in a four-way tie for third place. As the No. 4 seed in the Big East Tournament, they lost to Seton Hall in the quarterfinals. They received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament as a No. 10 seed in the East region where they lost to South Carolina in the First Round.

Previous season

The Golden Eagles finished the 2015-16 season 20-13, 8-10 in Big East play to finish in seventh place. They defeated St. John's in the first round of the Big East Tournament to advance to the quarterfinals where they lost to Xavier. Despite having 20 wins, they did not participate in a postseason tournament.

Offseason

Departures

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Notes
Henry Ellenson 13 F 6'10" 245 Freshman Rice Lake, WI Declared for 2016 NBA draft
Wally Ellenson 22 G 6'6" 210 RS Junior Rice Lake, WI Declared for 2016 NBA Development League draft
Christian Haffner 41 G 6'1" 155 Freshman Gresham, WI Walk-on; transferred
Michael Mache 42 F 6'5" 220 Senior Glen Ellyn, IL Walk-on; graduated
Sandy Cohen III 5 F 6'6" 180 Junior Seymour, WI Transferred (Mid-Season)
Traci Carter 21 G 6'0" 175 Sophomore Philapdelphia, PA Transferred (Mid-Season)

Incoming transfers

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Notes
Katin Reinhardt 22 G 6'6" 220 RS Senior Dana Point, CA Transferred from USC. Will be eligible to play immediately since Reinhardt graduated from USC.

2016 recruiting class

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Markus Howard
#22 SG
Chandler, AZ Findlay College Prep 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 178 lb (81 kg)
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 82
Sam Hauser
#16 SF
Stevens Point, WI Stevens Point Area Senior High School 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 180 lb (82 kg)
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 82
Brendan Bailey
#25 SF
American Fork, WI American Fork High School 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 195 lb (88 kg)
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 80
Overall recruiting rankings:
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

  • "2016 Team Ranking". Rivals.com. Retrieved .

2017 recruiting class

Preseason

Prior to the season, Marquette was picked to finish seventh in a poll of Big East coaches.[1] Luke Fischer was named to the preseason All-Big East second team.[1]

Roster

Schedule and results

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
*
W  
(7,975)
Non-conference regular season
*

W   1-0
(4,116)
*

W   2-0
(11,305)
*

L   2-1
(8,126)
*

L   2-2
(8,088)
*

W   3-2
(11,552)
*
W   4-2
(11,740)
*
W   5-2
(11,397)
*
W   6-2
(7,620)
*
W   7-2
(11,550)
*
L   7-3
(18,691)
*
W   8-3
(11,868)
*
W   9-3
(11,925)
Big East regular season

W   10-3
(1-0)
(14,886)

L   10-4
(1-1)
(7,894)

L   10-5
(1-2)
(16,891)

W  OT 11-5
(2-2)
(12,388)

W   12-5
(3-2)
(13,832)


L   12-6
(3-3)
(9,100)

W   13-6
(4-3)
(18,145)

W   14-6
(5-3)
(14,210)

L   14-7
(5-4)
(15,369)

L   14-8
(5-5)
(14,201)

W   15-8
(6-5)
(8,392)

L   15-9
(6-6)
(12,423)

L   15-10
(6-7)
(11,386)

W   16-10
(7-7)
(19,033)

W   17-10
(8-7)
(13,370)

L   17-11
(8-8)
(13,216)

W   18-11
(9-8)
(10,071)

W   19-11
(10-8)
(17,630)
Big East Tournament


L   19-12
(17,324)
NCAA Tournament
*

L   19-13
(14,180)
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

References


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