Jeff Coney Basketball Score Book
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of an official National Collegiate Athletic Association basketball score book documenting Northwestern University men’s basketball games dating between December 2, 1972 and December 8, 1973. The score book records dates, times, and places of games; the names of Northwestern’s opponents; halftime and final scores; the names of the respective teams’ coaches; and, often, the names of referees, umpires, game scorers, and timers. Also recorded are the names of players participating in the games, their positions and jersey numbers, the number of personal fouls committed by each player, and their field goals and free throw total by each half of game. Final tabulations relating to individual scoring per game will be found in the score book as will records of aggregate team fouls by half, the number of time outs taken, and each game’s running score. Records relating to rebounding and assists are not found in this score book.
The games represented in the score book include those of Northwestern versus: Butler (December 2, 1972), DePaul (December 5, 1972), Ohio University (December 9, 1972), Valparaiso (December 16, 1972), Western Illinois (December 18, 1972), Dayton (December 22, 1972), Florida State (December 23, 1972), Marquette (December 27, 1972), Michigan State (January 6, 1973), Purdue (January 13, 1973), St. Joseph’s College of Indiana (January 16, 1973), Michigan (January 22, 1973), Wisconsin (January 27, 1973), Purdue (January 29, 1973), Indiana (February 3, 1973), Illinois (February 5, 1973), Loyola University of Chicago (February 10, 1973), Michigan (February 17, 1973), Iowa (February 19, 1973), Ohio State (February 24, 1973), Minnesota (February 26, 1973), Michigan State (March 3, 1973), Illinois (March 5, 1973), Minnesota (March 10, 1973), Rollins (December 3, 1973), Notre Dame (December 6, 1973), DePaul (December 8, 1973), and Marquette (December 18, 1973).
In addition, the score book contains the record of one high school game played at Northwestern’s McGaw Hall, an Illinois super sectional playoff contest of March 20, 1973, in which New Trier East defeated Niles North by a score of 54 to 50.
- 1972 - 1973
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is stored off-site and requires two business days advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at email@example.com or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.
1 Boxes (.5 AB)
Language of Materials
Jeff Coney became an official scorer for Northwestern University men’s basketball in 1971; as a Northwestern undergraduate, he served as student manager for men’s basketball from 1970 to 1974. The collection consists of an official National Collegiate Athletic Association basketball score book documenting Northwestern University men’s basketball games dating between December 2, 1972 and December 8, 1973.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated to Northwestern University Archives by Jeff Coney (Accession #2019-12).
A newspaper clipping relating to Northwestern basketball player Mark Sibley has been added to the Northwestern University Archives biographical files under Sibley’s name. Three Northwestern University football programs from games against North Dakota State (October 10, 1936), Wisconsin (October 21, 1939), and Purdue (November 11, 1939) have been added to the department’s collection of football programs.
Kevin B. Leonard; January 29, 2019.
- Guide to the Jeff Coney Basketball Score Book
- Kevin B. Leonard
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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