1978-1979 Kentucky Basketball Statistics

Record: 19-12 (10-8, 6th in SEC)
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Team – Per Game
  G MP FG FGA FG% FT FTA FT% TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
Team 31   28.7 58.0 .495 21.5 27.7 .776 33.4 12.6     15.0 23.1 78.9
Opponent 31   28.6 57.7 .496 16.4 23.2 .707 32.1 14.0     17.2 27.0 73.5

Team – Totals

  G MP FG FGA FG% FT FTA FT% TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
Team 31   890 1799 .495 666 858 .776 1034 392     464 715 2446
Opponent 31   886 1788 .496 508 719 .707 995 435     532 838 2280

Individuals – Per Game

Rk Player G GS MP FG FGA FG% FT FTA FT% TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Kyle Macy 31   35.8 5.8 11.5 .504 3.6 4.2 .868 2.6 4.2     2.0 2.2 15.2
2 Dwight Anderson 29   27.8 4.4 8.7 .508 4.5 6.3 .720 3.0 2.2 0.7 0.1 2.1 2.8 13.3
3 Chuck Aleksinas 13   28.2 4.5 9.6 .464 2.5 3.5 .733 6.1 1.0 0.4 0.1 2.1 2.8 11.5
4 LaVon Williams 31   28.7 3.8 7.1 .543 3.8 4.7 .808 6.9 0.8     2.5 4.1 11.5
5 Fred Cowan 31   23.3 3.4 7.0 .488 2.5 3.7 .672 5.5 0.5 0.9 1.2 1.7 3.5 9.4
6 Truman Claytor 30   21.7 3.7 7.6 .489 1.3 1.6 .792 0.8 1.8     1.8 2.3 8.7
7 Jay Shidler 30   20.7 2.2 4.3 .519 1.8 2.1 .859 1.0 1.1     1.4 2.2 6.3
8 Chuck Verderber 31   19.6 2.0 3.8 .521 2.1 2.8 .747 4.2 1.2 0.6 0.1 1.4 2.5 6.1
9 Tim Stephens 6   9.5 2.3 4.2 .560 0.5 0.8 .600 1.2 0.7     0.7 1.5 5.2
10 Clarence Tillman 30   13.5 1.2 3.7 .336 0.9 0.9 .963 3.3 0.2     0.9 1.8 3.3
11 Dwane Casey 22   4.5 0.3 0.8 .389 0.2 0.3 .714 0.5 0.4     0.4 0.6 0.9
12 8   1.9 0.3 0.4 .667 0.3 0.3 1.000 0.4 0.1     0.1 0.1 0.8

Individuals – Totals

Rk Player G GS MP FG FGA FG% FT FTA FT% TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Kyle Macy 31   1111 179 355 .504 112 129 .868 82 129     63 68 470
2 Dwight Anderson 29   807 128 252 .508 131 182 .720 86 63 20 3 62 82 387
3 LaVon Williams 31   891 119 219 .543 118 146 .808 213 26     79 127 356
4 Fred Cowan 31   722 106 217 .488 78 116 .672 171 16 27 36 54 109 290
5 Truman Claytor 30   652 111 227 .489 38 48 .792 25 53     53 68 260
6 Jay Shidler 30   620 67 129 .519 55 64 .859 29 34     41 67 189
7 Chuck Verderber 31   607 62 119 .521 65 87 .747 131 38 19 4 44 79 189
8 Chuck Aleksinas 13   366 58 125 .464 33 45 .733 79 13 5 1 27 37 149
9 Clarence Tillman 30   405 37 110 .336 26 27 .963 99 7     27 55 100
10 Tim Stephens 6   57 14 25 .560 3 5 .600 7 4     4 9 31
11 Dwane Casey 22   99 7 18 .389 5 7 .714 10 8     9 13 19
12 8   15 2 3 .667 2 2 1.000 3 1     1 1 6

Schedule and Results

G Date Type   Opponent Conf   Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
1 Sat, Dec 2, 1978 REG   La Salle ECC W 109 77   1 0 W 1 Rupp Arena
2 Mon, Dec 4, 1978 REG   West A&M MVC W 121 67   2 0 W 2 Rupp Arena
3 Sat, Dec 9, 1978 REG   Kansas (5) Big 8 W 67 66 OT 3 0 W 3 Rupp Arena
4 Sat, Dec 16, 1978 REG @ Indiana Big Ten L 67 68 OT 3 1 L 1 Assembly Hall
5 Fri, Dec 22, 1978 REG   A&M (17) SWC L 69 73   3 2 L 2 Rupp Arena
6 Sat, Dec 23, 1978 REG   Syracuse (8) Ind W 94 87   4 2 W 1 Rupp Arena
7 Sat, Dec 30, 1978 REG N Notre Dame (2) Ind W 81 76   5 2 W 2 Freedom Hall
8 Wed, Jan 3, 1979 REG @ Florida SEC L 65 76   5 3 L 1 Florida Gymnasium
9 Sat, Jan 6, 1979 REG   Louisiana State (7) SEC L 89 93   5 4 L 2 Rupp Arena
10 Mon, Jan 8, 1979 REG   Mississippi SEC W 90 64   6 4 W 1 Rupp Arena
11 Sat, Jan 13, 1979 REG @ SEC L 52 55   6 5 L 1 Coleman Coliseum
12 Mon, Jan 15, 1979 REG @ Mississippi State SEC L 61 63   6 6 L 2 Humphrey Coliseum
13 Sat, Jan 20, 1979 REG   Tennessee SEC L 55 66   6 7 L 3 Rupp Arena
14 Mon, Jan 22, 1979 REG   SEC W 73 64   7 7 W 1 Rupp Arena
15 Thu, Jan 25, 1979 REG @ Auburn SEC W 86 83 OT 8 7 W 2 Beard-Eaves-Memorial
16 Sat, Jan 27, 1979 REG   Florida SEC W 87 81   9 7 W 3 Rupp Arena
17 Mon, Jan 29, 1979 REG   Auburn SEC W 66 59   10 7 W 4 Rupp Arena
18 Sat, Feb 3, 1979 REG @ Louisiana State (10) SEC L 61 70   10 8 L 1 Maravich Assembly Center
19 Mon, Feb 5, 1979 REG @ Mississippi SEC W 87 82   11 8 W 1 C.M. Tad Smith Coliseum
20 Wed, Feb 7, 1979 REG @ Vanderbilt (17) SEC L 58 68   11 9 L 1 McQuiddy Gymnasium
21 Sat, Feb 10, 1979 REG    (16) SEC W 80 71   12 9 W 1 Rupp Arena
22 Mon, Feb 12, 1979 REG   Mississippi State SEC W 80 65   13 9 W 2 Rupp Arena
23 Sat, Feb 17, 1979 REG @ Tennessee SEC L 84 101   13 10 L 1 Stokely Center
24 Mon, Feb 19, 1979 REG @ SEC W 90 74   14 10 W 1 Stegeman Coliseum
25 Fri, Feb 23, 1979 REG   Vanderbilt (19) SEC W 96 70   15 10 W 2 Rupp Arena
26 Sun, Feb 25, 1979 REG @ South Carolina Ind W 79 74   16 10 W 3 Carolina Coliseum
G Date Type   Opponent Conf   Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
27 Wed, Feb 28, 1979 CTOURN N Mississippi SEC W 82 77   17 10 W 4 Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center
28 Thu, Mar 1, 1979 CTOURN @ SEC W 101 100   18 10 W 5 Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center
29 Fri, Mar 2, 1979 CTOURN N Louisiana State (8) SEC W 80 67   19 10 W 6 Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center
30 Sat, Mar 3, 1979 CTOURN N Tennessee SEC L 69 75 OT 19 11 L 1 Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center
G Date Type   Opponent Conf   Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
31 Wed, Mar 7, 1979 NIT   Clemson ACC L 67 68 OT 19 12 L 2 Rupp Arena