1944-1945 Kentucky Basketball Statistics

Final Record: Won: 22; Lost: 4
SEC Conference Record: Won: 4; Lost: 1
Head Coach: Adolph Rupp
Assistant Coach(es): Lyman Ginger
Manager: Harold Park
Notes: SEC Champions; SEC Tournament Champions; Participated in the East Region of the NCAA Tournament


Individual – Per Game

Player Games
Played
Total
Pts
PPG
Alex Groza 10 165 16.5
Jack Tingle 26 293 11.27
Jack Parkinson 26 271 10.42
Wilbur Schu 26 208 8
Kenton Campbell 23 146 6.35
George Vulich 13 63 4.85
Deward Compton 4 16 4
Jim Howe 5 18 3.6
J. Ed Parker 21 67 3.19
William Sturgill 25 73 2.92
John Stough 26 69 2.65
Singleton Yeary 5 13 2.6
Chester Duff 2 5 2.5
4 9 2.25
Clyde Cooper 3 6 2
James Durham 10 17 1.7
Alonzo Nelson 13 13 1
Jack Schiffli 4 4 1
Ed Allin 11 10 .91
Bill Chambers 2 0 0
Dickie Derrickson 2 0 0
Al Reynolds 2 0 0

Schedule and Results

Date Game Result Score Notes
12/2/1944 Fort Knox at Kentucky W 56 – 23
12/4/1944 Berea (Naval V-12) at Kentucky W 56 – 32
12/9/1944 Cincinnati at Kentucky W 66 – 24
12/16/1944 Kentucky vs. Indiana W 61 – 43 (at Louisville, KY)
12/23/1944  at Kentucky W 53 – 48 OT
12/26/1944 Kentucky vs. Wyoming W 50 – 46 (at Buffalo, NY)
12/30/1944 Kentucky at  W 45 – 44
1/1/1945 Kentucky vs. Long Island W 62 – 52 OT
1/6/1945 Ohio at Kentucky W 59 – 46
1/8/1945 Arkansas State at Kentucky W 75 – 6  
1/13/1945 Michigan State at Kentucky W 66 – 35
1/20/1945 Kentucky at  L 34 – 35
1/22/1945 Kentucky at  Tech W 64 – 58
1/27/1945 Kentucky vs. Notre Dame L 58 – 59 OT (at Louisville, KY)
1/29/1945  at Kentucky W 73 – 37
2/3/1945 Tech at Kentucky W 51 – 32
2/5/1945 Kentucky at Michigan State L 50 – 66
2/17/1945  at Kentucky W 40 – 34
2/19/1945 Kentucky at Ohio W 61 – 38
2/24/1945 Kentucky at Cincinnati W 65 – 35
3/1/1945 Kentucky vs. Florida W 57 – 35 SEC Tournament (at Louisville, KY)
3/2/1945 Kentucky vs. Louisiana State W 68 – 37 SEC Tournament (at Louisville, KY)
3/3/1945 Kentucky vs. Alabama W 52 – 41 SEC Tournament (at Louisville, KY)
3/3/1945 Kentucky vs.  W 39 – 35 SEC Tournament Championship (at Louisville, KY)
3/22/1945 Kentucky vs.  L 37 – 45 NCAA Eastern Regional First Round (at New York, NY)
3/24/1945 Kentucky vs. Tufts W 66 – 56 NCAA Eastern Regional [Consolation] (at New York, NY)