1961-1962 Kentucky Basketball Statistics

Record: 23-3 (13-1, 1st in SEC)
Rank: 3rd in the Final AP Poll
Coach: Adolph Rupp

NCAA Tournament:
Won Mideast Regional Semifinal (81-60) versus Butler
Lost Mideast Regional Final (74-64) versus Ohio State


Team – Per Game

 GMPFGFGAFG%FTFTAFT%TRBASTSTLBLKTOVPFPTS
Team26 31.672.90.43419.125.60.74653.813.2   18.682.3
Opponent26 24.566.70.36816.5240.6941.96.5   18.365.5

Team – Totals

 GMPFGFGAFG%FTFTAFT%TRBASTSTLBLKTOVPFPTS
Team26 82218950.4344976660.7461399343   4832141
Opponent26 63717330.3684306230.691090168   4761704

Individual – Per Game

RkPlayerGGSMPFGFGAFG%FTFTAFT%TRBASTSTLBLKTOVPFPTS
1Cotton Nash26  8.518.80.4526.48.40.76113.32.7   2.823.4
2Larry Pursiful26  7.815.40.513.44.20.8173.52.7   319.1
3Carroll Burchett25  3.99.80.43.34.20.7838.21   3.411.2
4Scotty Baesler26  4.311.80.3642.32.80.7975.14.3   2.810.9
5Roy Roberts26  2.55.70.4491.92.50.7428.30.9   2.67
6Allen Feldhaus26  2.76.10.4470.81.70.56.11   1.86.3
7Jim McDonald21  12.50.3850.410.4520.4   1.52.3
8Ted Deeken14  0.920.4290.40.50.7141.60.1   0.52.1
9Charles Ishmael8  12.50.400 1.30   0.32
10Tom Harper4  0.520.250.510.51.30.3   0.51.5
11Harry Hurd3  0.31.30.250.70.7100   01.3
12Doug Pendygraft9  0.31.40.2310.40.80.5711.30.1   0.21.1
13George Critz2  01011110   0.51
14_ Atkins7  0.31.60.1820.10.30.510.1   0.70.7
15Herky Rupp9  0.10.80.1430.40.411.30   0.60.7
16Pat Doyle6  0.20.30.500.200.30.5   0.50.3

Individual – Totals

RkPlayerGGSMPFGFGAFG%FTFTAFT%TRBASTSTLBLKTOVPFPTS
1Cotton Nash26  2214890.4521662180.76134571   74608
2Larry Pursiful26  2044000.51891090.8179070   78497
3Scotty Baesler26  1123080.36459740.797133112   73283
4Carroll Burchett25  982450.4831060.78320524   84279
5Roy Roberts26  661470.44949660.74221523   67181
6Allen Feldhaus26  711590.44722440.515926   48164
7Jim McDonald21  20520.3859200.45429   3249
8Ted Deeken14  12280.429570.714222   729
9Charles Ishmael8  8200.400 100   216
10Doug Pendygraft9  3130.231470.571121   210
11Tom Harper4  280.25240.551   26
12Herky Rupp9  170.143441120   56
13_ Atkins7  2110.182120.571   55
14Harry Hurd3  140.2522100   04
15George Critz2  02022120   12
16Pat Doyle6  120.501023   32
 School Totals26  82218950.4344976660.7461399343   4832141

Schedule and Results

GDateType OpponentConf TmOppOTWLStreakArena
1Sat, Dec 2, 1961REG Miami (OH)MACW9361 10W 1Memorial Coliseum
2Mon, Dec 4, 1961REG Southern California (4)AAWUL7779 11L 1Memorial Coliseum
3Mon, Dec 11, 1961REG Saint LouisMVCW8677 21W 1Memorial Coliseum
4Sat, Dec 16, 1961REG BaylorSWCW9460 31W 2Memorial Coliseum
5Mon, Dec 18, 1961REG TempleMid-AtlW7855 41W 3Memorial Coliseum
6Fri, Dec 22, 1961REG TennesseeW9669 51W 4Memorial Coliseum
7Sat, Dec 23, 1961REG Kansas State (4)Big 8W8067 61W 5Memorial Coliseum
8Wed, Dec 27, 1961REG YaleIvyW7958 71W 6Memorial Coliseum
9Sat, Dec 30, 1961REGNNotre DameIndW10053 81W 7Freedom Hall
10Tue, Jan 2, 1962REG VirginiaW9373 91W 8Memorial Coliseum
11Sat, Jan 6, 1962REG W8970 101W 9Memorial Coliseum
12Mon, Jan 8, 1962REG@VanderbiltW7768 111W 10Memorial Gymnasium
13Fri, Jan 12, 1962REG Louisiana StateW8463 121W 11Memorial Coliseum
14Mon, Jan 15, 1962REG@TennesseeW9582 131W 12Armory Fieldhouse
15Mon, Jan 29, 1962REG@W7162 141W 13Alexander Memorial Coliseum
16Wed, Jan 31, 1962REG@SECW8659 151W 14Alexander Memorial Coliseum
17Fri, Feb 2, 1962REG@FloridaSECW8169 161W 15Florida Gymnasium
18Sat, Feb 10, 1962REG MississippiSECW8360 171W 16Memorial Coliseum
19Mon, Feb 12, 1962REG Mississippi State (8)SECL4449 172L 1Memorial Coliseum
20Mon, Feb 19, 1962REG VanderbiltSECW8780 182W 1Memorial Coliseum
21Sat, Feb 24, 1962REG@AlabamaSECW7365 192W 2Foster Auditorium
22Mon, Feb 26, 1962REG@AuburnSECW6360 202W 3The Sports Arena
23Mon, Mar 5, 1962REG TulaneSECW9772 212W 4Memorial Coliseum
24Sat, Mar 10, 1962REG TennesseeSECW9059 222W 5Memorial Coliseum
25Fri, Mar 16, 1962NCAANButlerIndW8160 232W 6Iowa Field House
26Sat, Mar 17, 1962NCAANOhio State (1)Big TenL6474 233L 1Iowa Field House