Full Name:
Marvin O’Connor
Position:
Guard
College:
St. Joseph's
Height:
6-4
Weight:
190
High School:
Simon Gratz HS (Philadelphia)
Birthdate:
July 11, 1978
Birthplace:
Philadelphia

Statistics

HIGHLIGHTS
Named First Team All-District by the NABC as a junior and senior.
Selected to 10-man Playboy All-America team as well as Second Team All-America by The Sporting News prior to his senior season.
Ranks first in St. Joseph’s history in three-pointers made (231).
Led St. Joseph’s in scoring three straight seasons, compiling the third highest career total (1,678 points) by a three-year player.
Started all 89 games of his career at St. Joseph’s.
Spent his freshman season of 1997-98 at Villanova.


AT ST. JOSEPH'S
As a senior, averaged 17.5 points, 4.2 rebounds and 2.5 assists.
Named First Team All-District by the NABC and Second Team All-Atlantic 10 Conference.
Led team in scoring 14 times.
Scored in double-figures 26 times.
Tallied 20 or more points eight times, posting two double-doubles.
Scored a season-high 33 points against Georgia State.

As a junior, finished second in the A-10 and was 10th nationally in scoring (22.1 ppg).
Named Atlantic 10 Player of the Year by the league’s media.
Named First Team All-Atlantic 10 by the coaches and First Team All-District by NABC and USBWA.
Scored 37 points against Stanford in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
Had 21 points in the NCAA opening round against Georgia Tech.
Scored 18 points in the final minute of a 91-90 loss to LaSalle, finishing with 37 points.
Broke school record for points in a season (706) and three-pointers (99).
Led team in scoring 24 times, had 20 games with 20 or more points and six with 30 or more.

As a sophomore at St. Joseph’s, led team in scoring (16.4 ppg) and three-pointers (73).
Named Third Team All-Atlantic 10 and First Team All-Philadelphia Big Five.
Scored in double figures 25 times, leading the team 18 times.


AT VILLANOVA
As a freshman at Villanova, played in 21 games with five starts.
Averaged 4.7 points and 1.7 rebounds.
Scored 12 points against Temple.
Transferred to St. Joseph’s and sat out 1998-99 season as a transfer student.

STATISTICS - Villanova
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
1997-98 21 5 40 113 .354 5 14 .357 36 25 10 0 98 4.7
Three-point field goals: 1997-98, 13-for-60 (.217).

STATISTICS - St. Joseph's
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
1999-00 28 28 155 380 .408 81 110 .736 123 72 31 2 464 16.4
2000-01 32 32 240 516 .465 127 188 .676 119 82 36 1 706 22.1
2001-02 29 29 184 429 .429 81 113 .717 121 72 18 0 508 17.5
TOTALS 89 89 579 1325 .437 289 411 .703 363 226 85 3 1678 18.9
Three-point field goals: 1999-00, 73-for-206 (.354); 2000-01, 99-for-265 (.374); 2001-02, 59-for-206 (.286). Totals: 231-for-677 (.341).