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Ex-Marquette basketball great Gene Berce has died at age 91

Gene Berce, Marquette's first 1,000-point scorer and professional basketball draft pick, died last Saturday at 91, the university said.


Gene Berce was Marquette's first 1,000-point scorer. (Photo: Journal Sentinel Files)

Berce was a standout basketball player at Milwaukee Marquette High School. He initially headed to the University of Wisconsin in 1944, but the school did not guarantee...


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