1979-1980 Kentucky Basketball Statistics

Record: 29-6 (15-3, 1st in SEC)
Rank: 4th in the Final AP Poll
Coach: Joe B. Hall

NCAA Tournament: (#1 seed in Mideast)
Won Mideast Second Round (97-78) versus #8 Florida State
Lost Mideast Regional Semifinal (55-54) versus #4 Duke


Team – Per Game
 GMPFGFGAFG%FTFTAFT%TRBASTSTLBLKTOVPFPTS
Team35 29.757.8.51317.422.9.75936.115.46.23.616.121.676.7
Opponent35 25.156.3.44616.122.7.70930.112.66.92.215.721.566.4

Team – Totals

 GMPFGFGAFG%FTFTAFT%TRBASTSTLBLKTOVPFPTS
Team35 10382022.513609802.75912655382161255647552685
Opponent35 8801971.446563794.7091052440242775517532323

Individual – Per Game

RkPlayerGGSMPFGFGAFG%FTFTAFT%TRBASTSTLBLKTOVPFPTS
1Kyle Macy353533.86.211.9.5253.03.3.9122.44.71.70.11.71.515.4
2Sam Bowie343326.14.99.1.5313.24.2.7648.10.80.42.12.43.212.9
3Fred Cowan353525.54.89.1.5282.94.0.7095.70.90.90.82.22.912.5
4Dwight Anderson11925.64.39.2.4652.22.8.7741.22.60.40.12.32.310.7
5LaVon Williams353324.52.95.4.5261.82.1.8535.30.70.50.21.83.07.5
6Jay Shidler35818.02.55.1.4941.11.4.8001.31.70.90.11.51.66.2
7Derrick Hord35219.32.24.7.4701.41.8.7662.51.10.40.11.61.95.9
8Dirk Minniefield341820.32.04.2.4791.01.4.7142.13.71.00.12.22.45.0
9Charles Hurt35113.61.52.5.6050.91.5.6152.50.40.40.20.62.13.9
1034111.01.12.1.5210.81.1.7372.20.40.20.00.91.63.0
112404.50.30.9.2730.81.4.5450.80.10.00.00.30.51.3
12Chris Gettelfinger1202.20.40.6.7140.20.3.6670.30.30.10.00.30.31.0
13Bo Lanter1703.20.30.8.3850.20.5.3750.50.50.10.00.50.70.8

Individual – Totals

RkPlayerGGSMPFGFGAFG%FTFTAFT%TRBASTSTLBLKTOVPFPTS
1Kyle Macy35351182218415.525104114.912851635826052540
2Sam Bowie3433886165311.531110144.76427626127380110440
3Fred Cowan3535892168318.528100141.70920131312778101436
4LaVon Williams3533858100190.5266475.8531852618863106264
5Jay Shidler35863189180.4944050.80046593035457218
6Derrick Hord35267778166.4704964.76687371535566205
7Dirk Minniefield341869168142.4793549.714701263427582171
8Charles Hurt3514755286.6053252.61587141362274136
9Dwight Anderson11928247101.4652431.7741329412525118
103413743771.5212838.7377412603054102
11240108622.2731833.5452031071330
12Bo Lanter17055513.38538.375982091213
13Chris Gettelfinger1202657.71423.66734103312
 School Totals35  10382022.513609802.75912655382161255647552685

and Results

GDateType OpponentConf TmOppOTWLStreakArena
1Sat, Nov 17, 1979REGNDuke (3)ACCL7682OT01L 1Springfield Civic Center
2Fri, Nov 30, 1979REGNBradleyMVCW7958 11W 1Buckner Fieldhouse
3Sat, Dec 1, 1979REGNAlaska-Anchorage W9768 21W 2Buckner Fieldhouse
4Sun, Dec 2, 1979REGNIonaECACMW5750 31W 3Buckner Fieldhouse
5Sat, Dec 8, 1979REG BaylorSWCW8046 41W 4Rupp Arena
6Mon, Dec 10, 1979REG South CarolinaIndW12681 51W 5Rupp Arena
7Wed, Dec 12, 1979REG@Big 8W5756 61W 6Allen Fieldhouse
8Sat, Dec 15, 1979REG  (1)Big TenW6958 71W 7Rupp Arena
9Mon, Dec 17, 1979REGNGeorgiaSECW9569 81W 8The Omni
10Fri, Dec 21, 1979REG University of CaliforniaPac-10W7852 91W 9Rupp Arena
11Sat, Dec 22, 1979REG Purdue (9)Big TenW6160 101W 10Rupp Arena
12Sat, Dec 29, 1979REGNNotre Dame (3)IndW8680 111W 11Freedom Hall
13Wed, Jan 2, 1980REG SECW6765 121W 12Rupp Arena
14Sat, Jan 5, 1980REG@TennesseeSECL4749 122L 1Stokely Center
15Wed, Jan 9, 1980REG@MississippiSECW7973 132W 1C.M. Tad Smith Coliseum
16Sat, Jan 12, 1980REG AlabamaSECL6478 133L 1Rupp Arena
17Thu, Jan 17, 1980REG@FloridaSECW7663 143W 1Florida Gymnasium
18Sat, Jan 19, 1980REG VanderbiltSECW10690 153W 2Rupp Arena
19Wed, Jan 23, 1980REG@Mississippi StateSECW8967 163W 3Humphrey Coliseum
20Sat, Jan 26, 1980REG GeorgiaSECW5649 173W 4Rupp Arena
21Mon, Jan 28, 1980REG Louisiana State (10)SECL6065 174L 1Rupp Arena
22Wed, Jan 30, 1980REG@SECW6462 184W 1Beard-Eaves-Memorial
23Sat, Feb 2, 1980REG TennesseeSECW8375 194W 2Rupp Arena
24Wed, Feb 6, 1980REG MississippiSECW8672 204W 3Rupp Arena
25Sat, Feb 9, 1980REG@AlabamaSECW7263 214W 4Coleman Coliseum
26Wed, Feb 13, 1980REG FloridaSECW9570 224W 5Rupp Arena
27Fri, Feb 15, 1980REG@VanderbiltSECW9173 234W 6Memorial Gymnasium
28Sun, Feb 17, 1980REG@Nevada-Las VegasIndW7469 244W 7Las Vegas Convention Center
29Wed, Feb 20, 1980REG Mississippi StateSECW7165 254W 8Rupp Arena
30Sun, Feb 24, 1980REG@Louisiana State (5)SECW7674OT264W 9Maravich Assembly Center
GDateType OpponentConf TmOppOTWLStreakArena
31Thu, Feb 28, 1980CTOURNNSECW6961 274W 10Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center
32Fri, Feb 29, 1980CTOURNNMississippiSECW7067 284W 11Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center
33Sat, Mar 1, 1980CTOURNNLouisiana State (5)SECL7880 285L 1Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center
GDateType OpponentConf TmOppOTWLStreakArena
34Sun, Mar 9, 1980NCAANFlorida StateMetroW9778 295W 1E.A. Diddle Arena
35Thu, Mar 13, 1980NCAANDuke (14)ACCL5455 296L 1Rupp Arena