December 20, 1902|
|Died||December 5, 1980
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
1 NIT (1948)
7 MVC (1936,1941-43,1952,1955,1957)
|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.
Head coaching record
|Creighton Bluejays (Missouri Valley Conference) (1934)|
|Creighton:||2–7 (.222)||2–1 (.667)|
|Creighton Bluejays (Missouri Valley Conference) (1935–1947)|
|1940–41||Creighton||18–7||9–3||1st||NCAA First Round (8 Teams)|
|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)|
|1950–51||St. Louis||22–8||11–3||T-2nd||NIT (Quarterfinals)|
|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|
|St. Louis:||212–89 (.704)|
|Marquette Warriors (NCAA University Division Independent) (1958–1964)|
|1958–59||Marquette||23–6||NCAA First Round|
|1960–61||Marquette||16–11||NCAA First Round|
National champion Postseason invitational champion
- AP (December 8, 1980). "Hickey, Former Marquette Coach, Dies at 77". Schenectady Gazette. Retrieved February 5, 2012.
- 2012-13 Creighton Bluejays Men's Basketball Media Guide (PDF). Creighton University. 2012. p. 161.
- St. Louis Men's Basketball History & Record Book (PDF). St. Louis University. 2012. p. 36.
- Marquette Men's Basketball Record Book. Marquette University. 2012. pp. 9–10.
- Eddie Hickey at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
- Eddie Hickey at the College Football Data Warehouse
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