1977-1978 Kentucky Basketball Statistics

Record: 30-2 (16-2, 1st in SEC)
Rank: 1st in the Final AP Poll
Coach: 

Tournament:
Won Mideast First Round (85-76) versus Florida State
Won Mideast Regional Semifinal (91-69) versus Miami (OH)
Won Mideast Regional Final (52-49) versus Michigan State
Won National Semifinal (64-59) versus 
Won National Final (94-88) versus Duke


Team – Per Game
 GMPFGFGAFG%FTFTAFT%TRBASTSTLBLKTOVPFPTS
Team32 32.560.1.54119.225.3.75936.617.3  17.022.984.2
Opponent32 27.459.0.46514.922.4.66631.316.0  18.423.669.8

Team – Totals

 GMPFGFGAFG%FTFTAFT%TRBASTSTLBLKTOVPFPTS
Team32 10401922.541613808.7591171554  5447332693
Opponent32 8781889.465478718.6661000512  5887562234

Individual – Per Game

RkPlayerGGSMPFGFGAFG%FTFTAFT%TRBASTSTLBLKTOVPFPTS
1Jack Givens323232.17.413.4.5533.24.2.7616.82.5  1.63.018.1
2Rick Robey323228.65.28.2.6353.95.5.7208.21.9  2.12.614.4
3Kyle Macy313135.44.68.6.5363.74.2.8912.55.7  2.22.412.9
4James Lee31222.44.47.7.5692.53.4.7435.31.2  2.63.011.3
5Mike Phillips313019.54.06.8.5952.12.8.7594.70.9  2.42.910.2
6Truman Claytor322924.62.86.0.4661.31.7.7740.92.3  2.02.36.9
7Chuck Aleksinas2708.01.42.4.5690.91.3.6942.20.1  0.91.43.7
8Jay Shidler29214.71.43.5.4120.80.9.8520.81.5  1.31.83.7
9Fred Cowan1904.50.81.6.5000.30.5.6670.90.1  0.40.91.9
10LaVon Williams3118.80.71.8.3750.50.9.6072.00.4  0.91.91.9
11Dwane Casey2606.80.51.3.3820.20.4.6000.70.8  0.71.11.2
12Tim Stephens1915.60.41.3.3330.30.4.8570.60.7  0.61.11.2
13Scott Courts1302.30.30.5.6670.20.5.3330.80.0  0.40.50.8
14Chris Gettelfinger901.30.10.3.3330.00.2.0000.10.1  0.20.00.2

Individual – Totals

RkPlayerGGSMPFGFGAFG%FTFTAFT%TRBASTSTLBLKTOVPFPTS
1Jack Givens32321028238430.553102134.76121780  5295578
2Rick Robey3232915167263.635126175.72026162  6783460
3Kyle Macy31311097143267.536115129.89176178  6875401
4James Lee312694136239.56978105.74316537  8194350
5Mike Phillips3130603125210.5956687.75914527  7490316
6Truman Claytor322978890193.4664153.7742874  6475221
7Jay Shidler29242742102.4122327.8522343  3952107
8Chuck Aleksinas2702163765.5692536.694604  253799
9LaVon Williams3112722156.3751728.6076311  275959
10Fred Cowan190861530.50069.667172  81736
11Dwane Casey2601771334.382610.6001721  172932
12Tim Stephens191106824.33367.8571114  122022
13Scott Courts1303046.66726.333110  5710
14Chris Gettelfinger901213.33302.00011  202
 School Totals32  10401922.541613808.7591171554  5447332693

Schedule and Results

GDateType OpponentConf TmOppOTWLStreakArena
1Sat, Nov 26, 1977REG Southern MethodistSWCW11086 10W 1Rupp Arena
2Mon, Dec 5, 1977REG IndianaBig TenW7864 20W 2Rupp Arena
3Sat, Dec 10, 1977REG@Kansas (19)Big 8W7366 30W 3Allen Fieldhouse
4Mon, Dec 12, 1977REG IndW8465 40W 4Rupp Arena
5Fri, Dec 16, 1977REG Portland StateIndW11488 50W 5Rupp Arena
6Sat, Dec 17, 1977REG St. John’s (NY)NJNY7W10272 60W 6Rupp Arena
7Fri, Dec 23, 1977REG IonaIndW10465 70W 7Rupp Arena
8Sat, Dec 31, 1977REGNNotre Dame (4)IndW7368 80W 8Freedom Hall
9Mon, Jan 2, 1978REG VanderbiltSECW7259 90W 9Rupp Arena
10Sat, Jan 7, 1978REG@FloridaSECW8667 100W 10Florida Gymnasium
11Mon, Jan 9, 1978REG@AuburnSECW10177 110W 11Beard-Eaves-Memorial
12Sat, Jan 14, 1978REG Louisiana StateSECW9676 120W 12Rupp Arena
13Mon, Jan 16, 1978REG MississippiSECW7656 130W 13Rupp Arena
14Sat, Jan 21, 1978REG@Mississippi StateSECW7565 140W 14Humphrey Coliseum
15Mon, Jan 23, 1978REG@AlabamaSECL6278 141L 1Coleman Coliseum
16Mon, Jan 30, 1978REG GeorgiaSECW9073 151W 1Rupp Arena
17Sat, Feb 4, 1978REG FloridaSECW8861 161W 2Rupp Arena
18Mon, Feb 6, 1978REG AuburnSECW10481 171W 3Rupp Arena
19Sat, Feb 11, 1978REG@Louisiana StateSECL9495OT172L 1Maravich Assembly Center
20Mon, Feb 13, 1978REG@MississippiSECW6452 182W 1C.M. Tad Smith Coliseum
21Wed, Feb 15, 1978REG TennesseeSECW9077 192W 2Rupp Arena
22Sat, Feb 18, 1978REG Mississippi StateSECW5856 202W 3Rupp Arena
23Mon, Feb 20, 1978REG AlabamaSECW9784 212W 4Rupp Arena
24Sat, Feb 25, 1978REG@TennesseeSECW6857 222W 5Stokely Center
25Mon, Feb 27, 1978REG@GeorgiaSECW7867 232W 6Stegeman Coliseum
26Sat, Mar 4, 1978REG Nevada-Las VegasIndW9270 242W 7Rupp Arena
27Mon, Mar 6, 1978REG@VanderbiltSECW7868 252W 8Memorial Gymnasium
GDateType OpponentConf TmOppOTWLStreakArena
28Sat, Mar 11, 1978NFlorida State (13)MetroW8576 262W 9Stokely Center
29Thu, Mar 16, 1978NMiami (OH) (19)MACW9169 272W 10University of Dayton Arena
30Sat, Mar 18, 1978NMichigan State (4)Big TenW5249 282W 11University of Dayton Arena
31Sat, Mar 25, 1978N (5)SWCW6459 292W 12St. Louis Arena
32Mon, Mar 27, 1978NDuke (7)ACCW9488 302W 13St. Louis Arena