1980-1981 Kentucky Basketball Statistics

Record: 22-6 (15-3, 2nd in SEC)
Rank: 8th in the Final AP Poll

NCAA Tournament: (#2 seed in Mideast)
Lost Mideast Second Round (69-62) versus #7 Alabama-Birmingham

Team – Per Game

Team – Totals

Individuals – Per Game

1Sam Bowie282832.06.612.7.5204.25.9.7209.
2Dirk Minniefield282831.
3Derrick Hord282125.
4Fred Cowan261719.
6Charles Hurt282324.
8Melvin Turpin28013.
9Bret Bearup2609.
10Dickey Beal27612.
11Chris Gettelfinger702.
12Bo Lanter1102.

Individuals – Totals

1Sam Bowie2828895185356.520118164.7202543916805180488
2Dirk Minniefield2828890118213.5545563.873791513547179291
3Derrick Hord282171097239.4065472.7509148904956248
4Fred Cowan261751476182.4186184.72610020983265213
5Charles Hurt282368379138.5723357.579127301333192191
8Melvin Turpin2803805095.5263144.70510618232162131
9Bret Bearup2602582874.3781524.62543853103571
10Dickey Beal2763442352.4422442.5711050260314470
11Bo Lanter11032512.41702.00065304910
12Chris Gettelfinger701823.66747.5713110548
 School Totals28 56507811602.488478664.7209954021431223566162040

Schedule and Results

GDateType OpponentConf TmOppOTWLStreakArena
1Sat, Nov 29, 1980REG East Tennessee StateSouthernW6257 10W 1Rupp Arena
2Wed, Dec 3, 1980REG Ohio State (9)Big TenW7064 20W 2Rupp Arena
3Sat, Dec 6, 1980REG@ (5)Big TenW6866 30W 3Assembly Hall
4Sat, Dec 13, 1980REG Big 8W8773 40W 4Rupp Arena
5Fri, Dec 19, 1980REG Alaska-Anchorage W9156 50W 5Rupp Arena
6Sat, Dec 20, 1980REG Alabama-BirminghamSun BeltW6153 60W 6Rupp Arena
7Sat, Dec 27, 1980REGNNotre Dame (8)IndL6167 61L 1Freedom Hall
8Tue, Dec 30, 1980REG MaineECACNW10054 71W 1Rupp Arena
9Sat, Jan 3, 1981REG GeorgiaW7662 81W 2Rupp Arena
10Wed, Jan 7, 1981REG@AuburnW7966 91W 3Beard-Eaves-Memorial
11Sat, Jan 10, 1981REG Tennessee (13)W4847 101W 4Rupp Arena
12Wed, Jan 14, 1981REG MississippiSECW6455 111W 5Rupp Arena
13Sat, Jan 17, 1981REG@AlabamaSECL5559 112L 1Coleman Coliseum
14Mon, Jan 19, 1981REG@Louisiana State (5)SECL6781 113L 2Maravich Assembly Center
15Wed, Jan 21, 1981REG FloridaSECW10248 123W 1Rupp Arena
16Sat, Jan 24, 1981REG@VanderbiltSECW7864 133W 2Memorial Gymnasium
17Wed, Jan 28, 1981REG Mississippi StateSECW7164 143W 3Rupp Arena
18Sat, Jan 31, 1981REG@GeorgiaSECW71682OT153W 4Stegeman Coliseum
19Wed, Feb 4, 1981REG AuburnSECW10274 163W 5Rupp Arena
20Sat, Feb 7, 1981REG@Tennessee (10)SECL7187 164L 1Stokely Center
21Wed, Feb 11, 1981REG@MississippiSECW6255 174W 1C.M. Tad Smith Coliseum
22Sat, Feb 14, 1981REG AlabamaSECW7762 184W 2Rupp Arena
23Wed, Feb 18, 1981REG@FloridaSECW6956 194W 3Stephen C. O’Connell Center
24Sat, Feb 21, 1981REG VanderbiltSECW8048 204W 4Rupp Arena
25Wed, Feb 25, 1981REG@Mississippi StateSECW7874 214W 5Humphrey Coliseum
26Sun, Mar 1, 1981REG Louisiana State (2)SECW7371 224W 6Rupp Arena
GDateType OpponentConf TmOppOTWLStreakArena
27Thu, Mar 5, 1981CTOURNNVanderbiltSECL5560 225L 1Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center
GDateType OpponentConf TmOppOTWLStreakArena
28Sun, Mar 15, 1981NCAANAlabama-BirminghamSun BeltL6269 226L 2Coleman Coliseum