Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame: George Thompson

© Photographed August 14, 2016
Erected 2001 by the Briggs & Stratton Corporation
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame
Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
43.042288, -87.916127
43° 2.55′ N, 87° 54.967′ W
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GEORGE THOMPSON
George Thompson is the career-scoring leader in basketball at Marquette University with 1,773 points. During his three seasons with Marquette from 1966-1969, Thompson led the warriors to a 68-20 record and was named All American in 1968 and 1969. Under coach Al McGuire, Thompson concluded his collegiate career at Marquette ranking first in career marks in field goals (656), free throws (457) and scoring average (20.2 points per game). Marquette has retired Thompson's #24 jersey and he was inducted into the University's Athletic Hall of Fame in 1980. Thompson played professional basketball with the ABA Pittsburgh and Memphis teams and finished his six-year pro career with the Milwaukee Bucks in 1974 and 1975. Thompson has been a broadcast analyst for Marquette University basketball for the last 23 years.
Inducted - 2001

The marker is located at the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, and is accessible from southbound North 4th Street, between West State Street (to the north) and West Kilbourn Avenue (to the south), at or near 400 West Kilbourn Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53203.

Inductees honored at this site are members of the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame (established 1951). The Wisconsin Athletic Walk of Fame is a joint property of Wisconsin Sports Development Corporation and Wisconsin Center District.

Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame

Click here for an Alphabetical List of Inductees to the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame.

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 The marker is located at the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame.


The Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame is located at the
UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena. 

The Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame is located on the east side
of the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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