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Henry “Hank” Raymonds

 
 
Henry "Hank" Raymonds Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
1. Henry "Hank" Raymonds Marker
Inscription. Born March 5, 1924 (St. Louis, MO) Henry C. "Hank" Raymonds served as assistant men's basketball coach at Marquette University under Eddie Hickey and Al McGuire from 1961-1977 and was the program's head coach from 1977-1983. During his tenure as head coach, Raymonds compiled a record of 126-60, good for a 71.6 winning percentage. Five of his players were All-America honorees and 16 players were selected in the NBA draft. All six of his Marquette teams advanced to post season play, including five trips to the NCAA tournament and one to the NIT. His '77-78 team went 24-4 and was ranked no. 3 nationally in the final United Press International Poll. He was named the 1979 Medalist Sports Education Coach of the Year after that team finished 22-7 and was ranked 10th in the Associated Press Poll and 13th by UPI. After his coaching days, he served as the school's athletic director from 1977-87. He was responsible for elevating Marquette's women's athletic teams to Division I status in 1985. Raymonds is a member of the Marquette University, Saint Louis University and Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Halls of Fame. Inducted - 2005
 
Erected 2005 by Presented to the Hall of Fame by Marquette University.
 
Location. 43° 2.517′ N, 87° 54.967′ 
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
2. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame
W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is on North 4th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milwaukee WI 53203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Connie Carpenter (Phinney) (here, next to this marker); Andy North (here, next to this marker); Lee Kemp (here, next to this marker); Judith Sweet (here, next to this marker); John Powless (here, next to this marker); Earl L. "Curly" Lambeau (here, next to this marker); Edward P. "Ned" Allis (here, next to this marker); Mike Webster (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
More about this marker. The Marker is part of the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame which is located on the east side of the UW-Panther Arena along North 4th Street.
 
Categories. Sports
 
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
3. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame Plaque
UW Milwaukee Panther Arena image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
4. UW Milwaukee Panther Arena
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 29, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 26, 2016, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 95 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 26, 2016, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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