All-Time Winning Streaks/Biggest Wins & Losses

All-Time Winning Streaks
Overall
No. Began Ended
32 Dec. 5, 1953 vs. Temple, 86-59 Jan. 8, 1955 vs. Georgia Tech, 58-59
27 Dec. 2, 1995 vs. Indiana, (N) 89-82 Mar. 10, 1996 vs. Mississippi State, (N) 73-84
26 Jan. 28, 1946 vs. Georgia Tech, 54-26 Dec. 30, 1946 vs. Oklahoma State, (N) 31-37
26 Dec. 30, 2002 vs. Tennessee State, 115-87 Mar. 29, 2003 vs. Marquette, (N) 69-83
25 Feb. 27, 1965 vs. Tennessee, 61-60 Mar. 5, 1966 at Tennessee, 62-69
24 Feb. 6, 1933 vs. Mexico, 81-22 Feb. 24, 1934 vs. Florida, (N) 32-38
24 Dec. 17, 2011 vs. Chattanooga, 87-62 March 11, 2012 vs. Vanderbilt, (N) 64-71
23 Jan. 2, 1952 vs. Ole Miss, 116-58 Mar. 22, 1952 vs. St. John’s, (N) 57-64
21 Jan. 11, 1949 vs. Bowling Green, (N) 63-61 Mar. 31, 1949 vs. Loyola, Chicago, (N) 56-67
21 Dec. 30, 1950 vs. Syracuse, (N) 69-59 Mar. 3, 1951 vs. Vanderbilt, (N) 57-61
19 Nov. 13, 2009 vs. Morehead State, 75-59 Jan. 26, 2010 at South Carolina, 62-68
18 Feb. 5, 1948 at Alabama, 41-31 Mar. 31, 1948 vs. Phillips Oilers, (N) 49-53
16 Mar. 1, 1958 at Tennessee, 77-66 Jan. 6, 1959 at Vanderbilt, 66-75
16 Dec. 11, 1961 vs. St. Louis, 86-77 Feb. 12, 1962 vs. Mississippi State, 44-49
16 Mar. 15, 1969 vs. Miami, Ohio, (N) 72-71 Jan. 31, 1970 at Vanderbilt, 81-87
16 Feb. 21, 1976 vs. Florida, 96-89 Dec. 18, 1976 vs. Utah, 68-70
16 Feb. 13, 1978 at Ole Miss, 64-52 Dec. 16, 1978 at Indiana, 67-68
Single Season
No. Began Ended
27 Dec. 2, 1995 vs. Indiana, (N) 89-82 Mar. 10, 1996 vs. Mississippi State, (N) 73-84
26 Dec. 30, 2002 vs. Tennessee State, 115-87 Mar. 29, 2003 vs. Marquette, (N) 69-83
*25 Dec. 5, 1953 vs. Temple, 86-59 Mar. 1, 1954 at Alabama, 68-43
24 Dec. 17, 2011 vs. Chattanooga, 87-62 March 11, 2012 vs. Vanderbilt, (N) 64-71
23 Jan. 2, 1952 vs. Ole Miss, (N) 116-58 Mar. 22, 1952 vs. St. John’s, (N) 57-64
23 Dec. 1, 1965 vs. Hardin-Simmons, 83-55 Mar. 5, 1966 at Tennessee, 62-69
21 Jan. 11, 1949 vs. Bowling Green, (N) 63-61 Mar. 14, 1949 vs. Loyola, Chicago, (N) 56-67
21 Dec. 30, 1950 vs. Syracuse, (N) 69-59 Mar. 3, 1951 vs. Vanderbilt, (N) 57-61
Homecourt
No. Began Ended
**129 Jan. 4, 1943 vs. Ft. Knox, 64-30 Jan. 8, 1955 vs. Georgia Tech, 58-59
^52 Mar. 17, 2009 vs. UNLV, 70-60 In progress…
39 Jan. 10, 1933 vs. South Carolina, 44-36 Feb. 22, 1936 vs. Creighton, 29-31
33 Jan. 29, 1992 vs. Ole Miss, 96-78 Feb. 9, 1994 vs Arkansas, 82-90
30 Dec. 1, 1980 vs. E. Tennessee State, 62- 57 Mar. 6, 1982 vs. Alabama, 46-48
28 Dec. 21, 1957 vs. Minnesota, 78-58 Dec. 19, 1959 vs. West Virginia, 70-79
28 Dec. 20, 1968 vs. Michigan, 112-104 Dec. 19, 1970 vs. Purdue, 83-89
27 Jan. 11, 1930 vs. Creighton, 25-21 Feb. 20, 1932 vs. Vanderbilt, 31-32
27 Feb. 18, 1995 vs. Florida, 87-77 Mar. 2, 1997 vs. South Carolina, 66-72
26 Jan. 22, 1977 vs. LSU, 87-72 Dec. 22, 1978 vs. Texas A&M, 69-73
24 Feb. 28, 1985 vs. Tennessee, 92-67 Jan. 7, 1987 vs. Alabama, 55-69

 

Biggest Wins
Margin Score Opponent Site Date
1 77 143-66 Georgia Louisville, Ky. Feb. 27, 1956
2 74 124-50 Tennessee-Martin Lexington, Ky. Nov. 26, 1994
3 72 90-18 Western Ontario Lexington, Ky. Dec. 10, 1949
72 96-24 Wabash Lexington, Ky. Dec. 28, 1946
5 69 98-29 Vanderbilt Louisville, Ky. Feb. 27, 1947
69 75-6 Arkansas State Lexington, Ky. Jan. 8, 1945
69 81-12 Oglethorpe Lexington, Ky. Dec. 13, 1934
8 66 84-18 Auburn Louisville, Ky. Feb. 28, 1947
9 65 83-18 Texas A&M Lexington, Ky. Dec. 14, 1946
10 64 96-32 Morehead State Lexington, Ky. Dec. 16, 1995
11 62 106-44 Vanderbilt Lexington, Ky. Mar. 5, 2003
12 61 101-40 Tennessee Lexington, Ky. Mar. 12, 1993
Biggest Losses
Margin Score Opponent Site Date
1 -70 17-87 Central Danville, Ky. Jan. 28, 1910
2 -55 95-150 Kansas Lawrence, Kan. Dec. 9, 1989
3 -47 Oct-57 Wabash Crawfordsville, Ind. Crawfordsville, Ind. Jan. 6, 1925
4 -42 Sep-51 Central Danville, Ky. Mar. 11, 1910
5 -41 52-93 Vanderbilt Nashville, Tenn. Feb. 12, 2008
-41 Nov-52 Rose Polytechnic Terre Haute, Ind. Feb. 10, 1910
7 -39 50-89 City College of New York New York, N.Y. Mar. 14, 1950
8 -38 Oct-48 Cincinnati Lexington, Ky. Dec. 18, 1926
9 -37 17-54 Christ Church, Cin. Cincinnati, Ohio Feb. 15, 1906
10 -35 41-76 LSU Lexington, Ky. Jan. 18, 1987

 

* UK registered 25 wins during its undefeated season of 1953-54. The team declined a bid to the NCAA Tournament.
** NCAA record
^ Win streak began at Memorial Coliseum due to scheduling conflict at Rupp Arena.