10th on All-Time Duke Scoring List
All-Atlantic Coast Conference 1965 & 1966
John W. "Jack Marin, a native of Farrell, PA, starred for the Blue Devils 1966 NCAA third place basketball squad. The 6-6 forward was known as "Mr. Consistency" to Blue Devil fans. He played in all 85 games during his three year career and excelled in all phases of the game. He still ranks as one of the greatest collegiate shooters of all-time and stands tenth on Duke's al-time scoring list. Marin led the '66 Blue Devils in scoring and was at his best in the big games. In Duke's two-game sweep of 1965 national champion UCLA, Marin scored 43 points in a fine all-around floor performance. Later against number three-ranked Michigan he scored 30 points while matched against Cazzie Russell. His consistent play earned him All-America honors his senior year and all-ACC honors as a junior. After finishing at Duke, Marin went on to an outstanding pro career in the NBA with the Baltimore Bullets and Houston Rockets. Following his stay in the NBA Marin attended Duke Law School.