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1957-1958 Kentucky Basketball Statistics

Record: 23-6 (12-2, 1st in SEC)
Rank: 9th in the Final AP Poll
Coach: Adolph Rupp

NCAA Tournament:
Won Mideast Regional Semifinal (94-70) versus Miami (OH)
Won Mideast Regional Final (89-56) versus Notre Dame
Won National Semifinal (61-60) versus Temple
Won National Final (84-72) versus Seattle

Team – Per Game

  G MP FG FGA FG% FT FTA FT% TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
Team 29   28.7 77 0.373 17.3 23.4 0.738 53.9         16.3 74.7
Opponent 29   23.8 67.1 0.355 15.1 21.9 0.688 42.3         17 62.7

 

Team – Totals

  G MP FG FGA FG% FT FTA FT% TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
Team 29   832 2233 0.373 502 680 0.738 1562         474 2166
Opponent 29   690 1945 0.355 437 635 0.688 1227         494 1817

 

Individual – Per Game

Rk Player G GS MP FG FGA FG% FT FTA FT% TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Vernon Hatton 29     6.6 15.8 0.419 3.9 5 0.778 5         2 17.1
2 Johnny Cox 29     6 16.2 0.367 3 4 0.748 12.6         2.3 14.9
3 John Crigler 28     5.8 14.3 0.405 2.1 2.9 0.707 9.9         2.6 13.6
4 Adrian Smith 29     4.1 11 0.371 4.3 5.6 0.765 3.5         2.9 12.4
5 Ed Beck 29     2.1 7.6 0.283 1.3 1.9 0.722 11.6         2.9 5.6
6 Earl Adkins 19     2.1 4.5 0.453 1.2 1.6 0.742 1.5         1.9 5.3
7 Don Mills 20     1.3 5 0.253 1 1.6 0.625 5         1.1 3.5
8 Phil Johnson 22     1.4 4.5 0.306 0.7 1.3 0.517 5.7         1.1 3.4
9 Lowell Hughes 7     1 2.7 0.368 1.3 1.4 0.9 1         0.6 3.3
10 Billy Ray Cassady 14     1.1 2.5 0.429 0.3 0.4 0.667 0.7         0.8 2.4
11 Abe Collinsworth 15     0.4 1.3 0.316 0.7 0.9 0.769 1.1         0.5 1.5
12 Harold Ross 3     0.3 0.7 0.5 0.7 0.7 1 0.3         0.3 1.3
13 Dick Howe 4     0.3 1.3 0.2 0 0   2         0.3 0.5
14 Bill Smith 5     0.2 0.8 0.25 0 0   1.8         0.2 0.4
15 Lincoln Collinsworth                                

 

Individual – Totals

Rk Player G GS MP FG FGA FG% FT FTA FT% TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Vernon Hatton 29     192 458 0.419 112 144 0.778 144         58 496
2 Johnny Cox 29     173 471 0.367 86 115 0.748 365         68 432
3 John Crigler 28     162 400 0.405 58 82 0.707 278         73 382
4 Adrian Smith 29     118 318 0.371 124 162 0.765 101         83 360
5 Ed Beck 29     62 219 0.283 39 54 0.722 337         83 163
6 Earl Adkins 19     39 86 0.453 23 31 0.742 29         37 101
7 Phil Johnson 22     30 98 0.306 15 29 0.517 126         24 75
8 Don Mills 20     25 99 0.253 20 32 0.625 99         21 70
9 Billy Ray Cassady 14     15 35 0.429 4 6 0.667 10         11 34
10 Lowell Hughes 7     7 19 0.368 9 10 0.9 7         4 23
11 Abe Collinsworth 15     6 19 0.316 10 13 0.769 17         8 22
12 Harold Ross 3     1 2 0.5 2 2 1 1         1 4
13 Dick Howe 4     1 5 0.2 0 0   8         1 2
14 Bill Smith 5     1 4 0.25 0 0   9         1 2
15 Lincoln Collinsworth                                
  School Totals 29     832 2233 0.373 502 680 0.738 1562         474 2166

 

Schedule and Results

G Date Type   Opponent Conf   Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
1 Mon, Dec 2, 1957 REG   Duke ACC W 78 74   1 0 W 1 Memorial Coliseum
2 Wed, Dec 4, 1957 REG @ Ohio State Big Ten W 61 54   2 0 W 2 St. John Arena
3 Sat, Dec 7, 1957 REG   Temple Ind W 85 83 3OT 3 0 W 3 Memorial Coliseum
4 Mon, Dec 9, 1957 REG @ Maryland ACC L 62 71   3 1 L 1 Cole Fieldhouse
5 Sat, Dec 14, 1957 REG @ Saint Louis (9) MVC W 73 60   4 1 W 1 Kiel Auditorium
6 Mon, Dec 16, 1957 REG @ Southern Methodist SWC L 64 65   4 2 L 1 Moody Coliseum
7 Fri, Dec 20, 1957 REG   West Virginia (8) Southern L 70 77   4 3 L 2 Memorial Coliseum
8 Sat, Dec 21, 1957 REG   Minnesota (10) Big Ten W 78 58   5 3 W 1 Memorial Coliseum
9 Mon, Dec 23, 1957 REG   Utah State MSAC W 92 64   6 3 W 2 Memorial Coliseum
10 Mon, Dec 30, 1957 REG   Loyola (IL) Ind W 75 42   7 3 W 3 Memorial Coliseum
11 Sat, Jan 4, 1958 REG   Georgia Tech SEC W 76 60   8 3 W 4 Memorial Coliseum
12 Mon, Jan 6, 1958 REG @ Vanderbilt SEC W 86 81   9 3 W 5 Memorial Gymnasium
13 Sat, Jan 11, 1958 REG   Louisiana State SEC W 97 52   10 3 W 6 Memorial Coliseum
14 Mon, Jan 13, 1958 REG   Tulane SEC W 86 50   11 3 W 7 Memorial Coliseum
15 Sat, Jan 18, 1958 REG   Tennessee (13) SEC W 77 68   12 3 W 8 Memorial Coliseum
16 Mon, Jan 27, 1958 REG @ Georgia Tech SEC L 52 71   12 4 L 1 Alexander Memorial Coliseum
17 Wed, Jan 29, 1958 REG @ Georgia SEC W 74 55   13 4 W 1 Alexander Memorial Coliseum
18 Fri, Jan 31, 1958 REG @ Florida SEC W 78 56   14 4 W 2 Florida Gymnasium
19 Sat, Feb 8, 1958 REG   Mississippi SEC W 96 65   15 4 W 3 Memorial Coliseum
20 Mon, Feb 10, 1958 REG   Mississippi State (18) SEC W 72 62   16 4 W 4 Memorial Coliseum
21 Sat, Feb 15, 1958 REG @ Loyola (IL) Ind L 56 57   16 5 L 1 Chicago Stadium
22 Mon, Feb 17, 1958 REG   Vanderbilt SEC W 65 61   17 5 W 1 Memorial Coliseum
23 Sat, Feb 22, 1958 REG @ Alabama SEC W 45 43 OT 18 5 W 2 Garrett Coliseum
24 Mon, Feb 24, 1958 REG @ Auburn (20) SEC L 63 64   18 6 L 1 Birmingham City Auditorium
25 Sat, Mar 1, 1958 REG @ Tennessee SEC W 77 66   19 6 W 1 Alumni Memorial Gymnasium
26 Fri, Mar 14, 1958 NCAA N Miami (OH) MAC W 94 70   20 6 W 2 Memorial Coliseum
27 Sat, Mar 15, 1958 NCAA N Notre Dame (8) Ind W 89 56   21 6 W 3 Memorial Coliseum
28 Fri, Mar 21, 1958 NCAA N Temple (5) Ind W 61 60   22 6 W 4 Freedom Hall
29 Sat, Mar 22, 1958 NCAA N Seattle (18) Ind W 84 72   23 6 W 5 Freedom Hall

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.