Marquette University 1969-1970 Away

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  • Hardwood History

      For the 1969-1970 season Marquette rolled out a navy-blue uniform with horizontal gold stripes running across both the jerseys and the shorts specifically for what would be MU's run to the 1970 National Invitation Tournament title. Unhappy with his seed in the NCAA Tournament, head coach Al McGuire opted for the NIT instead.  

      The Marquette Bumblebee uniforms were an instant hit, and MU wore them the next two seasons as well for road games, complete with matching warm-ups.

      "Oh, wow, that was the craze," recounted Hank Raymonds, McGuire's longtime assistant, "Everybody wanted them."

      After the 1971-'72 season the uniforms were outlawed, supposedly because they disoriented opposing players when MU players jumped up and down. But you can grab these Marquette striped basketball shorts to show your school spirit!

      • Modern Standard-Length Fit - SIZE CHART 
      • Material: Double Ply 100% Pro Aero Mesh
      • Hemmed Pockets on Both Sides 
      • Elastic Waistband with Drawstring 
      • Sublimated Team Graphics 
      • Officially Licensed 
      • Made in China 
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