Marques Haynes

March 10, 1926– May 22, 2015

Sandy Springs, Oklahoma       

Booker T. Washington High School

Langston University ’46              

B.S., Industrial Arts



Led the Langston University Lions to 112-3-0 and a fifty-nine-game winning streak

Won two Negro National Championships, 1944-45

Anchored Langston’s 1946 upset victory of the Harlem Globetrotters

Created the Harlem Magicians, 1953

Basketball Hall of Fame