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Kentucky National Ranking Summary

Here's a summary of 's ranking statistically against teams and individuals across the nation.  From


  • is ranked 17th in the nation in FG% with 62.5% a game and 14th nationally with 5 double-doubles.
  • is ranked 2nd nationally with 7.1 assists per game and 18th nationally with 2.8 steals per game.
  • Kentucky is ranked 4th nationally with 8.1 blocks per game.
  • Kentucky is ranked 9th nationally for rebound margin per game at 10.6 per game.
  • Kentucky is ranked 18th nationally with a team field goal % of 49.7%.
  • Kentucky is ranked 34th nationally for scoring margin at 14.8 per game.

On This Day In UK Basketball History

On March 2, 1970, Dan Issel scored 42 points against Auburn.


On March 2, 1991, before a crowd of 24,310, the then-largest crowd in Rupp arena history, the Wildcats closed out the 1990-91 season with a 22-6 overall record. Although UK was ineligible for the SEC title because of probation, the Wildcats secured the best record in the league (14-4) with a 114-93 win over Auburn to end its two-year probation. A ceremony and parade followed.


On March 2, 1996, with a 101-63 victory over Vanderbilt in Rupp Arena on Senior Day, UK became the first team in 40 years to finish with a perfect record in the SEC, a 16-0 sweep. It was the Wildcats’ 25th win in a row, tying the school record for consecutive wins in a season. Two games later, they set the new record at 27 games.


On March 2, 2012, Darius Miller, in his final performance at Rupp Arena, led Kentucky in scoring with 17 points on Senior Night in a 30-point win over Georgia.


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