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

  G MP FG FGA FG% FT FTA FT% TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
Team 34   30.3 88.6 .342 14.2 21.9 .648 62.0 13.9       20.1 74.7
Opponent 34   19.3 71.2 .271 13.9 23.1 .599 39.9         18.3 52.4
  G MP FG FGA FG% FT FTA FT% TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
Team 34   1029 3013 .342 482 744 .648 2109 471       684 2540
Opponent 34   656 2422 .271 471 786 .599 1357         623 178

 

Individual – Per Game

  Player G GS MP FG FGA FG% FT FTA FT% TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 33     7.6 19.2 .399 4.0 6.4 .621 17.2 2.5       2.7 19.2
2 Shelby Linville 34     4.4 11.4 .389 1.6 2.1 .757 9.1 2.0       2.7 10.4
3 Bobby Watson 34     4.4 13.5 .328 1.5 2.0 .750 2.5 1.4       2.2 10.4
4 Frank Ramsey 34     4.0 12.1 .327 2.2 3.6 .610 12.8 2.7       3.4 10.1
5 20     3.5 9.4 .367 2.3 3.1 .738 8.5 1.0       3.2 9.2
6 Walter Hirsch 30     3.8 13.2 .285 1.6 2.3 .706 8.0 3.4       2.6 9.1
7 Skippy Whitaker 31     2.1 6.0 .342 1.1 1.8 .600 2.0 0.9       1.7 5.2
8 Lou Tsioropoulos 27     1.4 4.5 .311 0.6 1.1 .533 4.8 0.8       1.2 3.4
9 Dwight Price 20     0.7 2.4 .277 0.4 0.9 .444 2.2 0.2       0.8 1.7
10 Roger Layne 12     0.5 1.9 .261 0.6 0.9 .636 1.1 0.4       1.1 1.6
11 C.M. Newton 18     0.4 1.9 .229 0.3 0.6 .455 0.7 0.2       1.0 1.1
12 Guy Strong 10     0.5 2.3 .217 0.0 0.1 .000 0.4 0.1       0.5 1.0

 

Individual – Totals

Rk Player G GS MP FG FGA FG% FT FTA FT% TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 33     252 632 .399 131 211 .621 567 81       90 635
2 Shelby Linville 34     151 388 .389 53 70 .757 309 67       91 355
3 Bobby Watson 34     151 460 .328 51 68 .750 86 48       76 353
4 Frank Ramsey 34     135 413 .327 75 123 .610 434 92       114 345
5 Walter Hirsch 30     113 396 .285 48 68 .706 239 101       79 274
6 20     69 188 .367 45 61 .738 169 19       63 183
7 Skippy Whitaker 31     64 187 .342 33 55 .600 61 28       52 161
8 Lou Tsioropoulos 27     38 122 .311 16 30 .533 130 21       33 92
9 Dwight Price 20     13 47 .277 8 18 .444 43 3       15 34
10 C.M. Newton 18     8 35 .229 5 11 .455 12 4       18 20
11 Roger Layne 12     6 23 .261 7 11 .636 13 5       13 19
12 Guy Strong 10     5 23 .217 0 1 .000 4 1       5 10
  School Totals 34     1029 3013 .342 482 744 .648 2109 471       684 2540

 

Schedule and Results

G Date Type   Opponent Conf   Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
1 Fri, Dec 1, 1950 REG   West BIAA W 73 43   1 0 W 1 Memorial Coliseum
2 Sat, Dec 9, 1950 REG   Purdue Big Ten W 70 52   2 0 W 2 Memorial Coliseum
3 Tue, Dec 12, 1950 REG @ Xavier Ind W 67 56   3 0 W 3 Schmidt Fieldhouse
4 Thu, Dec 14, 1950 REG   W 85 37   4 0 W 4 Memorial Coliseum
5 Sat, Dec 16, 1950 REG   Kansas Big 7 W 68 39   5 0 W 5 Memorial Coliseum
6 Sat, Dec 23, 1950 REG @ St. John’s (NY) (13) Metro NY W 43 37   6 0 W 6 Madison Square Garden (III)
7 Fri, Dec 29, 1950 REG N Saint Louis MVC L 42 43 OT 6 1 L 1 Municipal Auditorium
8 Sat, Dec 30, 1950 REG N Syracuse Ind W 69 59   7 1 W 1 Municipal Auditorium
9 Fri, Jan 5, 1951 REG   Auburn W 79 35   8 1 W 2 Memorial Coliseum
10 Mon, Jan 8, 1951 REG   DePaul Ind W 63 55   9 1 W 3 Memorial Coliseum
11 Sat, Jan 13, 1951 REG   Alabama SEC W 65 48   10 1 W 4 Memorial Coliseum
12 Mon, Jan 15, 1951 REG   Notre Dame Ind W 69 44   11 1 W 5 Memorial Coliseum
13 Sat, Jan 20, 1951 REG @ Tennessee SEC W 70 45   12 1 W 6 Alumni Memorial Gymnasium
14 Mon, Jan 22, 1951 REG @ Georgia Tech SEC W 82 61   13 1 W 7 Heisman Gymnasium
15 Sat, Jan 27, 1951 REG @ Vanderbilt SEC W 74 49   14 1 W 8 McQuiddy Gymnasium
16 Mon, Jan 29, 1951 REG @ Tulane SEC W 104 68   15 1 W 9 Avron B. Fogelman Arena
17 Wed, Jan 31, 1951 REG @ Louisiana State SEC W 81 59   16 1 W 10 John Parker Memorial Coliseum
18 Fri, Feb 2, 1951 REG @ Mississippi State SEC W 80 60   17 1 W 11 McCarthy Gymnasium
19 Sat, Feb 3, 1951 REG N Mississippi SEC W 86 39   18 1 W 12 Owensboro Sportscenter
20 Fri, Feb 9, 1951 REG   Georgia Tech SEC W 75 42   19 1 W 13 Memorial Coliseum
21 Tue, Feb 13, 1951 REG   Xavier Ind W 78 51   20 1 W 14 Memorial Coliseum
22 Sat, Feb 17, 1951 REG   Tennessee SEC W 86 61   21 1 W 15 Memorial Coliseum
23 Mon, Feb 19, 1951 REG @ DePaul Ind W 60 57   22 1 W 16 Chicago Stadium
24 Fri, Feb 23, 1951 REG   Georgia SEC W 88 41   23 1 W 17 Memorial Coliseum
25 Sat, Feb 24, 1951 REG   Vanderbilt SEC W 89 57   24 1 W 18 Memorial Coliseum
26 Thu, Mar 1, 1951 CTOURN   Mississippi State SEC W 92 70   25 1 W 19 Jefferson County Armory
27 Fri, Mar 2, 1951 CTOURN   Auburn SEC W 84 54   26 1 W 20 Jefferson County Armory
28 Sat, Mar 3, 1951 CTOURN   Georgia Tech SEC W 82 56   27 1 W 21 Jefferson County Armory
29 Sat, Mar 3, 1951 CTOURN   Vanderbilt SEC L 57 61   27 2 L 1 Jefferson County Armory
30 Tue, Mar 13, 1951 REG   Loyola (IL) Ind W 97 61   28 2 W 1 Memorial Coliseum
31 Tue, Mar 20, 1951 NCAA N Louisville Ind W 79 68   29 2 W 2 Madison Square Garden (III)
32 Thu, Mar 22, 1951 NCAA N St. John’s (NY) (9) Metro NY W 59 43   30 2 W 3 Madison Square Garden (III)
33 Sat, Mar 24, 1951 NCAA N Illinois (5) Big Ten W 76 74   31 2 W 4 Madison Square Garden (III)
34 Tue, Mar 27, 1951 NCAA N  (4) Big 7 W 68 58   32 2 W 5 Williams Arena