- The leading scorer on the first Eagle hoop squad to make the NCAA Tournament, this center averaged 15.5 points per game as Boston College went 16-6 in his junior season.
- Magee and fellow BC Hall of Famer George Giersch were the heroes of a historic 1958 game against Holy Cross, when the Eagles defeated the Crusaders in Worcester for the first time, 73-68.
- After a senior season in which the Eagles went 17-9, Magee spent two years in the Army before returning to BC as an assistant coach. Magee later was an assistant to Coach Bob Cousy for three seasons before becoming head coach at Georgetown in 1966.
- Inducted into the Boston College Varsity Club Athletic Hall of Fame in 1986.