2019–20 Marquette Golden Eagles men's basketball team

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The 2019–20 Marquette Golden Eagles men's basketball team represents Marquette University in the 2019–20 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Golden Eagles, led by sixth-year head coach Steve Wojciechowski, play their home games for the first time at Fiserv Forum as members of the Big East Conference.

Previous season

The Golden Eagles finished the 2018–19 season 24–10, 12–6 in Big East play to finish in second place. As the No. 2 seed in the Big East Tournament, they defeated St. John's in the quarterfinals before to Seton Hall in the semifinals. They received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament as a No. 5 where they got upset by Murray State in the first round.

Offseason

Departures

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Reason for departure
Sam Hauser 10 G/F 6'8" 225 Junior Stevens Point, WI Transferred to Virginia
Matt Heldt 12 C 6'10" 240 Senior Neenah, WI Graduated
Joseph Chartouny 21 G 6'3" 200 GS Senior Montreal, QC Graduated
Joey Hauser 22 F 6'9" 230 RS Freshman Stevens Point, WI Transferred to Michigan State
Mike Lelito 41 G 6'5" 190 RS Sophomore Mt. Prospect, IL Walk-on; left the team due to personal reasons
Buddy Jaffee 42 G 6'3" 195 Freshman Michigan City, IN Walk-on; left the team due to personal reasons
Cam Marotta 52 G 5'10" 175 Senior Mequon, WI Walk-on; graduated

Incoming transfers

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Previous school
Jayce Johnson 34 F/C 7'0" 235 RS Senior Mission Viejo, CA Utah

2019 recruiting class

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Symir Torrence
SG
Syracuse, NY Vermont Academy 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Jan 6, 2019 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 83
Dexter Akanno
PG
Castaic, CA Blair Academy 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Sep 6, 2018 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: NR
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:

  • "2019 Team Ranking". Rivals.com. Retrieved 2019-09-11.

    2020 recruiting class

    Roster

    2019–20 Marquette Golden Eagles men's basketball team
    Players Coaches
    Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
    G 0 Markus Howard 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Sr Findlay Prep Chandler, Arizona
    F 1 Brendan Bailey 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 200 lb (91 kg) So American Fork High School Salt Lake City, Utah
    G/F 2 Sacar Anim 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) RS Sr DeLaSalle High School (MN) Minneapolis, Minnesota
    F 4 Theo John 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 255 lb (116 kg) Jr Champlin Park High School Minneapolis, Minnesota
    G 5 Greg Elliott 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) RS So East English Village Prep Detroit, Michigan
    G 10 Symir Torrence 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Fr Vermont Academy Syracuse, New York
    G 12 Dexter Akanno 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Fr Blair Academy Valencia, California
    F 13 Ike Eke 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 220 lb (100 kg) RS So University of Detroit Jesuit High School Lagos, Nigeria
    F 23 Jamal Cain 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Jr Cornerstone Health & Technology High School Pontiac, Michigan
    G 25 Koby McEwen 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 205 lb (93 kg) RS Jr Wasatch Academy
    Utah State
    Toronto, Ontario
    F 30 Ed Morrow 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 235 lb (107 kg) RS Sr Simeon Academy
    Nebraska
    Chicago, Illinois
    C 34 Jayce Johnson 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 245 lb (111 kg) RS Sr Santa Monica High School
    Utah
    Mission Viejo, California
    F 40 Tommy Gardiner (W) 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 210 lb (95 kg) So Maine South High School Park Ridge, Illinois
    F 42 Michael Kennedy (W) 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Fr Homestead High School Mequon, Wisconsin
    Head coach
    • Steve Wojciechowski (Duke)
    Assistant coach(es)
    • Dwayne Killings (Hampton)
    • Brett Nelson (Florida)
    • Stan Johnson (Southern Utah)

    Legend
    • (C) Team captain
    • (S) Suspended
    • (I) Ineligible
    • (W) Walk-on
    • Injured Injured
    • Redshirt Current redshirt

    Roster

    Schedule and results

    Date
    time, TV
    Rank# Opponent# Result Record High points High rebounds High assists Site (attendance)
    city, state
    Exhibition
    October 29, 2019*
    7:00 pm
    St. Norbert   
                      Fiserv Forum 
    Milwaukee, WI
    Non-conference regular season
    November 7, 2019*
    7:00 pm, FCS
    Loyola (MD)   
                      Fiserv Forum 
    Milwaukee, WI
    November 13, 2019*
    8:00 pm, FS1
    Purdue
    Gavitt Tipoff Games
      
                      Fiserv Forum 
    Milwaukee, WI
    November 17, 2019*
    12:00 pm, FS1
    at Wisconsin   
                      Kohl Center 
    Madison, WI
    November 23, 2019*
    1:00 pm, FS2
    Robert Morris   
                      Fiserv Forum 
    Milwaukee, WI
    November 28, 2019*
    5:30 pm, ESPN2/ESPNU
    vs. Davidson
    ESPN Orlando Invitational Quarterfinals
      
                      HP Field House 
    Lake Buena Vista, FL
    November 29, 2019*
    10:30 am/1:00 pm, ESPN/ESPN2/ESPNews
    vs. USC/Fairfield
    ESPN Orlando Invitational
      
                      HP Field House 
    Lake Buena Vista, FL
    December 1, 2019*
    vs. 
    ESPN Orlando Invitational
      
                      HP Field House 
    Lake Buena Vista, FL
    December 4, 2019*
    8:00 pm, FS2
    Jacksonville   
                      Fiserv Forum 
    Milwaukee, WI
    December 7, 2019*
    TBA, ESPNU
    at Kansas State   
                      Bramlage Coliseum 
    Manhattan, KS
    December 17, 2019*
    7:00 pm, FSN
    Grambling State   
                      Fiserv Forum 
    Milwaukee, WI
    December 20, 2019*
    TBA, FS1
    North Dakota State   
                      Fiserv Forum 
    Milwaukee, WI
    December 28, 2019*
    1:00 pm, FS1
    Central Arkansas   
                      Fiserv Forum 
    Milwaukee, WI
    Big East regular season
    January 1, 2020
    TBA, CBSSN
    at Creighton   
                      CHI Health Center Omaha 
    Omaha, NE
    January 4, 2020
    1:00 pm, FOX/FS1
    Villanova   
                      Fiserv Forum 
    Milwaukee, WI
    January 7, 2020
    6:00 pm, FS1
    Providence   
                      Fiserv Forum 
    Milwaukee, WI
    January 11, 2020
    3:00 pm, CBSSN
    at Seton Hall   
                      Prudential Center 
    Newark, NJ
    January 15, 2020
    7:00 pm, FSN
    Xavier   
                      Fiserv Forum 
    Milwaukee, WI
    January 18, 2020
    1:00 pm, FS1
    at Georgetown   
                      Capital One Arena 
    Washington, D.C.
    January 21, 2020
    8:00 pm, FS1
    St. John's   
                      Fiserv Forum 
    Milwaukee, WI
    January 24, 2020
    8:00 pm, FS1
    at Butler   
                      Hinkle Fieldhouse 
    Indianapolis, IN
    January 29, 2020
    7:30 pm, FS1
    at Xavier   
                      Cintas Center 
    Cincinnati, OH
    February 1, 2020
    1:00 pm, FSN
    DePaul   
                      Fiserv Forum 
    Milwaukee, WI
    February 9, 2020
    11:00 am, FS1
    Butler   
                      Fiserv Forum 
    Milwaukee, WI
    February 12, 2020
    7:30 pm, FS1
    at Villanova   
                      Finneran Pavilion 
    Villanova, PA
    February 18, 2020
    7:30 pm, FS1
    Creighton   
                      Wintrust Arena 
    Chicago, IL
    February 22, 2020
    11:00 am, FOX
    at Providence   
                      Dunkin' Donuts Center 
    Providence, RI
    February 26, 2020
    7:30 pm, FS1
    Georgetown   
                      Fiserv Forum 
    Milwaukee, WI
    February 29, 2020
    1:30 pm, FOX
    Seton Hall   
                      Fiserv Forum 
    Milwaukee, WI
    March 3, 2020
    TBA, FS1
    at DePaul   
                      Wintrust Arena 
    Chicago, IL
    March 7, 2020
    11:00 am, FSN
    at St. John's   
                      Carnesecca Arena 
    Queens, NY
    Big East Tourment
    March 11–14, 2020
     FS1/FOX
    vs.    
                      Madison Square Garden 
    New York, NY
    *Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
    All times are in Central Time.

    Rankings

    Ranking movements
    Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
    NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
    Week
    Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 Final 
    AP Not released 
    Coaches

    *AP does not release post-NCAA Tournament rankings
    ^Coaches did not release a Week 2 poll.

    References

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