#21 Bill Finney
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6'4" 195 lbs Forward
HS: Peru Peru, NY
Born:  
Season Stats
Season Cl Pos G GS FG FGA % FT FTA % Asst Reb Fls DQ Pts PPG APG RPG
1968-69 So F
23
1
56
109
51.4%
20
34
58.8%
 
40
22
 
132
5.7
0.0
1.7
1969-70 Jr F
23
14
70
174
40.2%
29
53
54.7%
 
93
47
0
169
7.3
0.0
4.0
1970-71 --- DNP
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1971-72 Sr F
15
0
9
19
47.4%
5
7
71.4%
3
23
7
0
23
1.5
0.2
1.5
Career    
60
15
135
302
44.7%
54
94
57.4%
+3
156
76
+0
324
4.8
0.0
2.6

Bill Finney was a forward for Syracuse for three seasons. He was the top scoring reserve his sophomore season, and moved into the starting line up the beginning of his junior season. He would lose his starting position midway through that season to Gerry McFadden.

Finney would miss the entire 1970-1971 season due to an achilles heel injury. He would return for his senior season in 1971-1972, but was an infrequently used reserve for the season.

Finney's younger brother Bob would play for Syracuse, and they would be teammates for his senior season.

Bill Finney would become the Marymount University (Arlington, VA) women's basketball coach in 1984, and continues to coach them (through 2005-2006). He compiled a 463-167 record, and has won 10 CAC (Capital Athletic Conference) titles. His was four time CAC coach of the year, with thirteen trips to the NCAA tournament and one Women's Final Four.

Finney was named Marymount's Athletic Director in 1990, and has served in that capacity since. He was also the first president of the Capital Athletic Conference.

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