Scoring Records and Leading Scorers

Career Leaders 
Scoring Average
Player  Season  G Pts Avg
1. Dan Issel 1968-70 83 2,138 25.8
2. Cotton Nash 1962-64 78 1,770 22.7
3. Kevin Grevey 1973-75 84 1,801 21.4
4. Bob Burrow 1955-56 51 1,023 20.1
5. Louie Dampier 1965-67 80 1,575 19.7
6. Bill Spivey 1950-51 63 1,213 19.3
7. Cliff Hagan  1951-52, 54 77 1,475 19.2
8. Jamal Mashburn  1990-93 98 1,843 18.8
9. Mike Casey  1968-70 82 1,535 18.7
10.Pat Riley 1965-67 80 1,464 18.3
Season Leaders 
Points 
Player  Season Avg  Pts
1. Dan Issel 1970 28 33.9 948
2. Jodie Meeks 2009 36 23.7 854
3. Jamal Mashburn 1992 36 21.3 767
4. Dan Issel 1969 28 26.6 746
5. Kevin Grevey 1975 31 23.5 730
6. Ron Mercer 1997 40 18.1 725
7. Kenny Walker 1986 36 20 721
8. Jamal Mashburn 1993 34 21 714
9. Kenny Walker 1985 31 22.9 710
10.Alex Groza 1949 34 20.5 698
11.Cliff Hagan 1952 32 21.6 692
12.Brandon Knight 2011 38 17.3 657
13.Cotton Nash 1964 27 24 648
14.Tony Delk 1996 36 17.8 639
15.Pat Riley 1966 29 21.9 635
Bill Spivey 1951 33 19.2 635
By a Freshman — 
1. Brandon Knight 2011 38 17.3 657
2. John Wall 2010 37 16.6 616
3. Terrence Jones 2011 38 15.7 595
4. DeMarcusCousins 2010 38 15.1 575
5. Anthony Davis 2012 40 14 567
By a Sophomore — 
1. Jamal Mashburn 1992 36 21.3 767
2. Ron Mercer 1997 40 18.1 725
3. Patrick Patterson 2009 34 17.9 609
    Rex Chapman 1988 32 19 609
5. Cotton Nash 1962 26 23.4 608
By a Junior — 
1. Jodie Meeks 2009 36 23.7 854
2. Dan Issel 1969 28 26.6 746
3. Jamal Mashburn 1993 34 21 714
4. Kenny Walker 1985 31 22.9 710
5. Cliff Hagan 1952 32 21.6 692
By a Senior — 
1. Dan Issel 1969-70 28 33.9 948
2. Kevin Grevey 1974-75 31 23.5 730
3. Kenny Walker 1985-86 36 20 721
4. Alex Groza 1948-49 34 20.5 698
5. Cotton Nash  1963-64 27 24 648
Scoring Average
Player Season G Pts Avg
1. Dan Issel  1969-70 28 948 33.9
2. Dan Issel 1968-69 28 746 26.6
3. Cotton Nash 1963-64 27 648 24
Cliff Hagan 1953-54 25 600 24
5. Jodie Meeks 2008-09 36 854 23.7
6. Kevin Grevey 1974-75 31 730 23.6
7. Cotton Nash 1961-62 26 608 23.4
8. Kenny Walker 1984-85 31 710 22.9
9. Pat Riley 1965-66 29 637 22
10.Kevin Grevey  1973-74 25 547 21.9
Game Leaders
Points 
Player, Opponent (Date)  Pts
1. Jodie Meeks at Tennessee (1/13/09) 54
2. Dan Issel at Ole Miss (2/7/1970) 53
3. Dan Issel at LSU (2/21/1970) 51
    Cliff Hagan vs. Temple (12/5/1953) 51
5. Bob Burrow vs. LSU (1/14/1956) 50
6. Dan Issel at Alabama (2/23/1970) 47
7. Jodie Meeks vs. Appalachian St. (12/20/2008) [Freedom Hall] 46
8. Jodie Meeks at Arkansas (2/14/2009) 45
9. Dan Issel vs. Notre Dame (3/12/1970) [NCAA] 44
10. Melvin Turpin vs. Georgia (3/8/1984) [SEC] 42
      Melvin Turpin at Tennessee (1/31/1983) 42
      Dan Issel vs. Auburn (3/2/1970) 42
      Mike Pratt vs. Notre Dame (12/27/1969) 42
      Louie Dampier at Vanderbilt (2/2/1966) 42
     Cliff Hagan vs. Tennessee (3/1/1952) 42
16. Tayshaun Prince vs. Tulsa (3/16/2002) [NCAA] 41
      Jack Givens vs. Duke (3/27/1978) [NCAA] 41
      Dan Issel vs. North Carolina (12/8/1969) 41
      Dan Issel at Vanderbilt (3/1/1969) 41
20. Derrick Miller vs. Vanderbilt (2/7/1990) 40
      Kevin Grevey at Georgia (2/19/1973) 40
      Dan Issel vs. Georgia (2/16/1970) 40
      Dan Issel vs. Navy (12/19/1969) 40
      Louie Dampier vs. Illinois (12/5/1966) 40
      Bob Burrow at Saint Louis (12/28/1955) 40
      Bill Spivey vs. Xavier (2/13/1951) 40
      Bill Spivey vs. Georgia Tech (2/18/1950) 40
By a Freshman — 
1. Terrence Jones vs. Auburn (1/11/2011) 35
2. Doron Lamb vs. Winthrop (12/22/2010 32
3. Jamal Mashburn vs. Georgia (2/3/1991) 31
4. Brandon Knight vs. West Virginia (3/19/2011) 30
5. Terrence Jones vs. Oklahoma (11/22/2010) 29
    Eric Bledsoe vs. East Tennessee State (3/18/2010) 29
6. Anthony Davis vs. Vanderbilt (2/25/12) 28
    Rick Robey vs. Vanderbilt (3/1/1975) 28
8. Anthony Davis vs. Arkansas (1/17/12) 27
    Terrence Jones vs. Notre Dame (12/8/2010) 27
    DeMarcus Cousins at South Carolina (1/26/10) 27
    DeMarcus Cousins vs. Sam Houston (11/19/09) 27
    Rodrick Rhodes vs. Georgia Tech (12/5/1992) 27
    Ed Davender vs. East Tennessee St. (12/21/1984) 27
    Sam Bowie vs. Ole Miss (2/29/1980) 27
    Alex Groza at Temple (12/30/1944) 27
    Jack Parkinson vs. Tulane (3/4/1944) [SEC] 27
By a Sophomore — 
1. Kevin Grevey at Georgia (2/19/1973) 40
    Bill Spivey vs. Georgia Tech (2/18/1950) 40
3. Tom Payne vs. LSU (2/20/1971) 39
4. Cotton Nash vs. Vanderbilt (2/19/1962) 38
5. LeRon Ellis vs. Northwestern State (12/7/1988) 37
    Louie Dampier vs. Iowa State (12/9/1964) 37
    Bill Spivey vs. Tennessee (3/4/1950) [SEC] 37
By a Junior — 
1. Jodie Meeks at Tennessee (1/13/09) 54
2. Jodie Meeks vs. Appalachian St. (12/20/2008) [Freedom Hall] 46
3. Jodie Meeks at Arkansas (2/14/2009) 45
4. Melvin Turpin at Tennessee (1/31/1983) 42
    Louie Dampier at Vanderbilt (2/2/1966) 42
    Cliff Hagan vs. Tennessee (1/31/1952) 42
By a Senior — 
1. Dan Issel at Ole Miss (2/7/1970) 53
2. Dan Issel at LSU (2/21/1970) 51
    Cliff Hagan vs. Temple (12/5/1953) 51
4. Bob Burrow vs. LSU (1/14/1956) 50
5. Dan Issel at Alabama (2/23/1970) 47
Most Points in First Varsity Game 
(Since 1947-48) 
Player, Opponent (Date)  Pts
1. Mike Casey vs. Michigan (12/2/1967) 28
2. Terrence Jones vs. East Tennessee State (11/12/2010) 25
    Cotton Nash vs. Miami, Ohio (12/2/1961) 25
4. Eric Bledsoe vs. Morehead State (11/13/09) 24
5. Anthony Davis vs. Marist (11/11/11) 23
6. Sam Bowie vs. Duke (11/17/1979) 22
7. Doron Lamb vs. East Tennessee State (11/12/2010) 20
    Roger Newman vs. VMI (12/1/1960) 20
9. John Wall vs. Miami, Ohio (11/16/2009) 19
10.Rex Chapman vs. Austin Peay (11/29/1986) 18
     Louie Dampier vs. Iowa (12/4/1964) 18
     Dan Issel vs. Michigan (12/2/1967) 18