1950-1951 Kentucky Basketball Statistics

Record: 32-2 (14-0, 1st in SEC)
Rank: 1st in the Final AP Poll
Coach: Adolph Rupp

NCAA Tournament:
Won East First Round (79-68) versus Louisville
Won East Regional Semifinal (59-43) versus St. John’s (NY)
Won East Regional Final (76-74) versus Illinois
Won National Final (68-58) versus

Team34 30.388.6.34214.221.9.64862.013.9   20.174.7
Opponent34 19.371.2.27113.923.1.59939.9    18.352.4
Team34 10293013.342482744.6482109471   6842540
Opponent34 6562422.271471786.5991357    623178


Individual – Per Game

1Bill Spivey33  7.619.2.3994.06.4.62117.22.5   2.719.2
2Shelby Linville34  4.411.4.3891.62.1.7579.12.0   2.710.4
3Bobby Watson34  4.413.5.3281.52.0.7502.51.4   2.210.4
4Frank Ramsey34   3.410.1
5Cliff Hagan20   3.29.2
6Walter Hirsch30  3.813.2.2851.62.3.7068.03.4   2.69.1
7Skippy Whitaker31   1.75.2
8Lou Tsioropoulos27   1.23.4
9Dwight Price20   0.81.7
10Roger Layne12   1.11.6
11C.M. Newton18   1.01.1
12Guy Strong10   0.51.0


Individual – Totals

1Bill Spivey33  252632.399131211.62156781   90635
2Shelby Linville34  151388.3895370.75730967   91355
3Bobby Watson34  151460.3285168.7508648   76353
4Frank Ramsey34  135413.32775123.61043492   114345
5Walter Hirsch30  113396.2854868.706239101   79274
6Cliff Hagan20  69188.3674561.73816919   63183
7Skippy Whitaker31  64187.3423355.6006128   52161
8Lou Tsioropoulos27  38122.3111630.53313021   3392
9Dwight Price20  1347.277818.444433   1534
10C.M. Newton18  835.229511.455124   1820
11Roger Layne12  623.261711.636135   1319
12Guy Strong10  523.21701.00041   510
 School Totals34  10293013.342482744.6482109471   6842540


Schedule and Results

GDateType OpponentConf TmOppOTWLStreakArena
1Fri, Dec 1, 1950REG West Texas A&MBIAAW7343 10W 1Memorial Coliseum
2Sat, Dec 9, 1950REG PurdueBig TenW7052 20W 2Memorial Coliseum
3Tue, Dec 12, 1950REG@IndW6756 30W 3Schmidt Fieldhouse
4Thu, Dec 14, 1950REG FloridaSECW8537 40W 4Memorial Coliseum
5Sat, Dec 16, 1950REG KansasBig 7W6839 50W 5Memorial Coliseum
6Sat, Dec 23, 1950REG@St. John’s (NY) (13)Metro NYW4337 60W 6Madison Square Garden (III)
7Fri, Dec 29, 1950REGNSaint LouisMVCL4243OT61L 1Municipal Auditorium
8Sat, Dec 30, 1950REGNSyracuseIndW6959 71W 1Municipal Auditorium
9Fri, Jan 5, 1951REG SECW7935 81W 2Memorial Coliseum
10Mon, Jan 8, 1951REG IndW6355 91W 3Memorial Coliseum
11Sat, Jan 13, 1951REG AlabamaSECW6548 101W 4Memorial Coliseum
12Mon, Jan 15, 1951REG Notre DameIndW6944 111W 5Memorial Coliseum
13Sat, Jan 20, 1951REG@TennesseeSECW7045 121W 6Alumni Memorial Gymnasium
14Mon, Jan 22, 1951REG@Georgia TechSECW8261 131W 7Heisman Gymnasium
15Sat, Jan 27, 1951REG@SECW7449 141W 8McQuiddy Gymnasium
16Mon, Jan 29, 1951REG@TulaneSECW10468 151W 9Avron B. Fogelman Arena
17Wed, Jan 31, 1951REG@Louisiana StateSECW8159 161W 10John Parker Memorial Coliseum
18Fri, Feb 2, 1951REG@Mississippi StateSECW8060 171W 11McCarthy Gymnasium
19Sat, Feb 3, 1951REGNMississippiSECW8639 181W 12Owensboro Sportscenter
20Fri, Feb 9, 1951REG Georgia TechSECW7542 191W 13Memorial Coliseum
21Tue, Feb 13, 1951REG IndW7851 201W 14Memorial Coliseum
22Sat, Feb 17, 1951REG TennesseeSECW8661 211W 15Memorial Coliseum
23Mon, Feb 19, 1951REG@IndW6057 221W 16Chicago Stadium
24Fri, Feb 23, 1951REG GeorgiaSECW8841 231W 17Memorial Coliseum
25Sat, Feb 24, 1951REG SECW8957 241W 18Memorial Coliseum
26Thu, Mar 1, 1951CTOURN Mississippi StateSECW9270 251W 19Jefferson County Armory
27Fri, Mar 2, 1951CTOURN SECW8454 261W 20Jefferson County Armory
28Sat, Mar 3, 1951CTOURN Georgia TechSECW8256 271W 21Jefferson County Armory
29Sat, Mar 3, 1951CTOURN VanderbiltSECL5761 272L 1Jefferson County Armory
30Tue, Mar 13, 1951REG Loyola (IL)IndW9761 282W 1Memorial Coliseum
31Tue, Mar 20, 1951NCAANLouisvilleIndW7968 292W 2Madison Square Garden (III)
32Thu, Mar 22, 1951NCAANSt. John’s (NY) (9)Metro NYW5943 302W 3Madison Square Garden (III)
33Sat, Mar 24, 1951NCAANIllinois (5)Big TenW7674 312W 4Madison Square Garden (III)
34Tue, Mar 27, 1951NCAAN (4)Big 7W6858 322W 5Williams Arena