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1938-1939 Kentucky Basketball Statistics

Final Record: Won: 16; Lost: 4
SEC Conference Record: Won: 5; Lost: 2
Head Coach: Adolph Rupp
Assistant Coach(es): Paul McBrayer
Manager: J.B. Faulconer
Team Captain(s): Bernard Opper
Notes: SEC Champions; SEC Tournament Champions


Individual – Per Game

Player Games
Played
FG FT Total
Pts
PPG
Fred Curtis 20 68 51 187 9.35
Homer Thompson 19 44 40 128 6.74
Keith Farnsley 20 49 29 127 6.35
Layton Rouse 19 42 20 104 5.47
Bernard Opper 20 39 16 94 4.7
Marion Cluggish 29 47 10 104 3.59
Lee Huber 20 27 10 64 3.2
Elmo Head 13 9 7 25 1.92
James Goodman 20 13 10 36 1.8
Ernie Jefferson 3 2 0 4 1.33
Walter Hodge 3 1 1 3 1
Harry Denham 9 1 0 2 .22
Billy Jackson 2 0 0 0 0

Schedule and Results

Date Game Result Score Notes
12/2/1938 Georgetown College at Kentucky W 39 – 19
12/10/1938 Kentucky Wesleyan at Kentucky W 57 – 18
12/17/1938 Cincinnati at Kentucky W 44 – 27
12/21/1938 Washington & Lee at Kentucky W 67 – 47
1/4/1939 Kentucky vs. Long Island L 34 – 52
1/6/1939 Kentucky at St. Josephs W 41 – 30
1/14/1939 Kentucky vs. Notre Dame L 37 – 42 (at Louisville, KY)
1/21/1939 Tennessee at Kentucky L 29 – 30
1/28/1939 Kentucky vs. Alabama L 38 – 41 (at Birmingham, AL)
1/30/1939 Kentucky at Vanderbilt W 51 – 37
2/4/1939 Marquette at Kentucky W 37 – 31
2/8/1939 Kentucky at Xavier W 41 – 31
2/11/1939 Alabama at Kentucky W 45 – 27
2/13/1939 Mississippi State at Kentucky W 39 – 28
2/18/1939 Kentucky at Tennessee W 36 – 34 2 OT
2/21/1939 Xavier at Kentucky W 43 – 23
2/25/1939 Vanderbilt at Kentucky W 52 – 27
3/2/1939 Kentucky vs. Mississippi W 49 – 30 SEC Tournament (at Knoxville, TN)
3/3/1939 Kentucky vs. Louisiana State W 53 – 34 SEC Tournament (at Knoxville, TN)
3/4/1939 Kentucky vs. Tennessee W 46 – 38 SEC Tournament Championship (at Knoxville, TN)

On This Day In UK Basketball History

On February 22, 1969, Dan Issel joined the 1,000-point club.  He did it in 49 games.