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1930-1931 Kentucky Basketball Statistics

Final Record: Won: 15; Lost: 3
Head Coach: Adolph Rupp
Assistant Coach(es): Cecil Combs, Birkette Pribble
Manager: Morris Levin
Team Captain(s): Carey Spicer
Notes: Adolph Rupp’s First Season


Individual

Player Games
Played
Total
Pts
PPG
Carey Spicer 18 188 10.44
Louis McGinnis 17 175 10.29
George Yates 18 126 7
Forest Sale 9 62 6.89
Jake Bronston 18 72 4
Darrell Darby 8 19 2.38
Bill Congleton 1 2 2
Ellis Johnson 8 11 1.38
Charles Worthington 16 16 1
Cecil Bell 2 2 1
Bill Trott 7 4 .57
William Kleiser 5 2 .4
Ercel Little 3 0 0
George Skinner 1 0 0
Milton Cavana 1 0 0
Lawrence Crump 1 0 0
Dick Richards 1 0 0
Allan Lavin 1 0 0

Schedule and Results

Date Game Result Score Notes
12/18/1930 Georgetown College at Kentucky W 67 – 19
12/27/1930 Marshall at Kentucky W 42 – 26
12/31/1930 Berea at Kentucky W 41 – 25
1/3/1931 Clemson at Kentucky W 33 – 21
1/10/1931 Tennessee at Kentucky W 31 – 23
1/16/1931 Tenn-Chattanooga at Kentucky W 55 – 18
1/21/1931 Kentucky at Vanderbilt W 42 – 37
1/31/1931 Kentucky at Tennessee W 36 – 32 OT
2/6/1931 Washington & Lee at Kentucky W 23 – 18
2/9/1931 Georgia Tech at Kentucky W 38 – 34
2/13/1931 Kentucky at Georgia L 16 – 25
2/14/1931 Kentucky at Clemson L 26 – 29
2/16/1931 Kentucky at Georgia Tech W 35 – 16
2/20/1931 Vanderbilt at Kentucky W 43 – 23
2/27/1931 Kentucky vs. North Carolina State W 33 – 28 Southern Conference Tournament (at Atlanta, GA)
2/28/1931 Kentucky vs. Duke W 35 – 30 Southern Conference Tournament (at Atlanta, GA)
3/2/1931 Kentucky vs. Florida W 56 – 35 Southern Conference Tournament (at Atlanta, GA)
3/3/1931 Kentucky vs. Maryland L 27 – 29 Southern Conference Tournament Championship (at Atlanta, GA)

On This Day In UK Basketball History

On February 26, 1949, Cliff Barker hit a shot against Vanderbilt from 63 feet, 7 inches to record the longest field goal ever made by a Kentucky player.  The previous record of 53 feet , 9 inches was set by Ralph Beard.

 

On February 26, 1991, Kentucky beat the Crimson Tide to win its 200th game in Rupp Arena and became one of two schools (along with North Carolina) to win 1,500 basketball games.