Eddie Hickey

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Eddie Hickey
Sport(s) Football, basketball
Biographical details
Born (1902-12-20)December 20, 1902
Reynolds, Nebraska
Died December 5, 1980(1980-12-05) (aged 77)
Mesa, Arizona
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1934

Basketball
1934–1943
1946–1947
1947–1958
1958–1964

Creighton


Creighton
Creighton
Saint Louis
Marquette
Head coaching record
Overall 2–7 (football)
429–230 (basketball)
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
Basketball
1 NIT (1948)
7 MVC (1936,1941-43,1952,1955,1957)
Awards
Henry Iba Award (1959)
NABC Coach of the Year (1959)
Basketball Hall of Fame
Inducted in 1979 (profile)
College Basketball Hall of Fame
Inducted in 2006

Edgar S. "Eddie" Hickey (December 20, 1902 – December 5, 1980) was an American football and basketball coach. He coached basketball at his alma mater of Creighton University (1934–1943, 1946–1947), St. Louis University (1947–1958) and Marquette University (1958–1964), compiling a 429–230 record. Hickey also served as the head football coach at Creighton in 1934, tallying a mark of 2–7. After retiring from coaching, Hickey managed the American Automobile Association headquarters in Terre Haute, Indiana. He was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1979 and the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame in 2006. Hickey died of a heart attack on December 5, 1980 in Mesa, Arizona.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]

Football[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Creighton Bluejays (Missouri Valley Conference) (1934)
1934 Creighton 2–7 2–1 2nd
Creighton: 2–7 (.222) 2–1 (.667)
Total: 2–7 (.222)

Basketball[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Creighton Bluejays (Missouri Valley Conference) (1935–1947)
1935–36 Creighton 13–6 8–4 T-1st
1936–37 Creighton 11–9 8–4 2nd
1937–38 Creighton 11–14 7–7 T-4th
1938–39 Creighton 11–12 7–7 5th
1939–40 Creighton 11–9 8–4 2nd
1940–41 Creighton 18–7 9–3 1st NCAA First Round (8 Teams)
1941–42 Creighton 18–5 9–1 T-1st NIT (Semifinals)
1942–43 Creighton 16–1 10–0 1st NIT (Quarterfinals)
1946–47 Creighton 17–8 7–5 4th
Creighton: 126–71 (.640)
St. Louis Billikens (Missouri Valley Conference) (1947–1958)
1947–48 St. Louis 24–3 8–2 2nd NIT Champions
1948–49 St. Louis 22–4 8–2 2nd NIT (Quarterfinals)
1949–50 St. Louis 17–9 8–2 2nd
1950–51 St. Louis 22–8 11–3 T-2nd NIT (Quarterfinals)
1951–52 St. Louis 23–8 9–1 1st
1952–53 St. Louis 16–11 5–5 T-2nd
1953–54 St. Louis 15–12 4–6 4th
1954–55 St. Louis 20–8 8–2 T-1st NIT (Quarterfinals)
1955–56 St. Louis 18–7 8–4 T-2nd NIT First Round
1956–57 St. Louis 19–9 12–2 1st NCAA First Round
1957–58 St. Louis 16–10 9–5 3rd
St. Louis: 212–89 (.704)
Marquette Warriors (NCAA University Division Independent) (1958–1964)
1958–59 Marquette 23–6 NCAA First Round
1959–60 Marquette 13–12
1960–61 Marquette 16–11 NCAA First Round
1961–62 Marquette 15–11
1962–63 Marquette 20–9 NIT (Semifinals)
1963–64 Marquette 5–21
Marquette: 92–70 (.568)
Total: 429–230 (.651)

      National champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

[2][3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ AP (December 8, 1980). "Hickey, Former Marquette Coach, Dies at 77". Schenectady Gazette. Retrieved February 5, 2012. 
  2. ^ 2012-13 Creighton Bluejays Men's Basketball Media Guide. Creighton University. 2012. p. 161. 
  3. ^ St. Louis Men's Basketball History & Record Book. St. Louis University. 2012. p. 36. 
  4. ^ Marquette Men's Basketball Record Book. Marquette University. 2012. pp. 9–10. 

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