1996-1997 Kentucky Basketball Statistics

Record: 35-5 (13-3, 2nd in SEC East)
Rank: 5th in the Final AP Poll
Coach: 

NCAA Tournament: (#1 seed in West)
Won West First Round (92-54) versus #16 Montana
Won West Second Round (75-69) versus #8 Iowa
Won West Regional Semifinal (83-68) versus #4 Saint Joseph’s
Won West Regional Final (72-59) versus #2 
Won National Semifinal (78-69) versus #1 Minnesota
Lost National Final (84-79) versus #4 


Team – Per Game

 GMPFGFGAFG%2P2PA2P%3P3PA3P%FTFTAFT%ORBDRBTRBASTSTLBLKTOVPFPTS
Team40 31.065.8.47123.846.4.5137.219.4.36914.120.6.68216.023.439.419.412.05.114.720.183.1
Rank  2nd11th39th11th23rd44th46th69th52nd190th204th125th10th160th35th1st2nd20th206th104th7th
Opponent40 21.453.7.39816.739.0.4294.614.7.31415.523.1.67112.621.634.212.16.42.522.718.362.8
Rank  19th64th29th48th105th28th22nd47th54th192nd204th146th143rd76th93rd306th52nd61st306th76th32nd

Team – Totals

 GMPFGFGAFG%2P2PA2P%3P3PA3P%FTFTAFT%ORBDRBTRBASTSTLBLKTOVPFPTS
Team40 12382631.4719511854.513287777.369562824.68264193415757764802035898023325
Rank  1st1st39th1st1st44th4th6th52nd20th20th125th1st2nd1st1st1st5th305th306th1st
Opponent40 8542147.3986691558.429185589.314619922.6715048631367484256999077312512
Rank  291st304th29th293rd305th28th229th271st54th306th306th146th300th301st304th287th265th205th306th300th304th

Individual – Per Game

RkPlayerGGSMPFGFGAFG%2P2PA2P%3P3PA3P%FTFTAFT%ORBDRBTRBASTSTLBLKTOVPFPTS
1Ron Mercer404032.57.415.1.4936.211.6.5371.23.5.3482.12.6.781  5.32.41.70.31.72.418.1
2Derek Anderson191625.35.811.9.4913.86.9.5532.04.9.4044.15.0.811  4.13.51.90.11.72.117.7
3Scott Padgett322523.73.17.6.4101.73.3.5001.54.3.3411.92.5.763  5.11.81.50.51.82.89.6
4Anthony Epps403727.22.76.8.3930.92.3.4021.74.5.3881.92.3.833  3.24.81.70.11.61.08.9
5Allen Edwards381823.93.27.4.4242.34.6.5060.82.9.2941.52.2.667  5.92.91.20.21.92.08.6
6Nazr Mohammed391215.83.46.6.5103.46.6.5140.00.1.0001.22.3.506  5.80.30.81.31.52.67.9
7Jared Prickett381924.63.15.6.5502.95.2.5580.10.3.4171.72.7.624  5.92.11.70.52.02.97.9
8Wayne Turner401022.72.86.0.4672.75.6.4800.10.4.2670.91.7.529  2.73.02.00.21.82.16.6
9Cameron Mills31010.52.03.8.5380.71.2.5531.42.5.5320.50.6.750  1.20.70.40.10.51.45.9
10Jamaal Magloire402115.71.93.8.4901.93.8.4900.00.0 1.12.1.549  4.40.40.62.01.63.04.9
112303.40.31.1.2400.20.7.3130.00.4.1110.30.4.700  0.40.20.00.00.30.10.9
12Oliver Simmons104.00.00.0 0.00.0 0.00.0 0.00.0   1.00.00.00.0 1.00.0

Individual – Totals

RkPlayerGGSMPFGFGAFG%2P2PA2P%3P3PA3P%FTFTAFT%ORBDRBTRBASTSTLBLKTOVPFPTS
1Ron Mercer40401299297603.493248462.53749141.34882105.781  2109766106895725
2Anthony Epps40371089106270.3933792.40269178.3887590.833  1261936846238356
3Derek Anderson1916481111226.49173132.5533894.4047795.811  77673723239337
4Allen Edwards3818907120283.42488174.50632109.2945684.667  2261094577377328
5Nazr Mohammed3912617132259.510132257.51402.0004589.506  22612335259101309
6Scott Padgett3225759100244.41053106.50047138.3416180.763  1625648165791308
7Jared Prickett3819933116211.550111199.558512.41763101.624  22579662076109300
8Wayne Turner4010908112240.467108225.480415.2673668.529  1071207997285264
9Jamaal Magloire402162675153.49075153.49000 4582.549  17715257964120195
10Cameron Mills31032463117.5382138.5534279.5321520.750  36231231744183
1123079625.240516.31319.111710.700  95116220
12Oliver Simmons10400 00 00 00   1000 10
 School Totals40  12382631.4719511854.513287777.369562824.68264193415757764802035898023325

Schedule and Results

GDateType OpponentConf TmOppOTWLStreakArena
1Fri, Nov 15, 1996REGNClemson (20)ACCL7179OT01L 1RCA Dome
2Thu, Nov 28, 1996REGNSyracuse (12)Big EastW8753 11W 1Sullivan Arena
3Fri, Nov 29, 1996REGNAlaska-Anchorage W10472 21W 2Sullivan Arena
4Sat, Nov 30, 1996REGNCollege of CharlestonTAACW9265 31W 3Sullivan Arena
5Tue, Dec 3, 1996REGNPurdueBig TenW10187 41W 4United Center
6Sat, Dec 7, 1996REGNIndiana (8)Big TenW9965 51W 5Freedom Hall
7Mon, Dec 9, 1996REG Wright StateMW CollW9062 61W 6Rupp Arena
8Sat, Dec 14, 1996REG Notre DameBig EastW8056 71W 7Rupp Arena
9Sat, Dec 21, 1996REGNGeorgia TechACCW8859 81W 8Georgia Dome
10Mon, Dec 23, 1996REG North Carolina-AshevilleBig SouthW10551 91W 9Rupp Arena
11Sat, Dec 28, 1996REGNBig TenW8165 101W 10Quicken Loans Arena
12Tue, Dec 31, 1996REG@Louisville (14)CUSAW7454 111W 11Freedom Hall
13Sat, Jan 4, 1997REG TennesseeSECW7440 121W 12Rupp Arena
14Tue, Jan 7, 1997REG Mississippi StateSECW9061 131W 13Rupp Arena
15Thu, Jan 9, 1997REG CanisiusMAACW6845 141W 14Rupp Arena
16Sat, Jan 11, 1997REG@MississippiSECL6973 142L 1C.M. Tad Smith Coliseum
17Tue, Jan 14, 1997REG@Georgia (21)SECW8665 152W 1Stegeman Coliseum
18Sat, Jan 18, 1997REG AuburnSECW7753 162W 2Rupp Arena
19Wed, Jan 22, 1997REGNSECW5846 172W 3Riverfront Coliseum
20Sun, Jan 26, 1997REG@ArkansasSECW8373 182W 4Bud Walton Arena
21Wed, Jan 29, 1997REG@FloridaSECW9265 192W 5Stephen C. O’Connell Center
22Sat, Feb 1, 1997REG GeorgiaSECW8257 202W 6Rupp Arena
23Tue, Feb 4, 1997REG@South Carolina (19)SECL7984OT203L 1Carolina Coliseum
24Thu, Feb 6, 1997REG Western CarolinaSouthernW8255 213W 1Rupp Arena
25Sun, Feb 9, 1997REG Villanova (16)Big EastW9356 223W 2Rupp Arena
26Wed, Feb 12, 1997REG Louisiana StateSECW8448 233W 3Rupp Arena
27Sat, Feb 15, 1997REG FloridaSECW8556 243W 4Rupp Arena
28Wed, Feb 19, 1997REG@AlabamaSECW7561 253W 5Coleman Coliseum
29Sat, Feb 22, 1997REG@SECW8279 263W 6Memorial Gymnasium
30Tue, Feb 25, 1997REG@TennesseeSECW7464 273W 7Thompson-Boling Arena
31Sun, Mar 2, 1997REG South Carolina (6)SECL6672 274L 1Rupp Arena
GDateType OpponentConf TmOppOTWLStreakArena
32Fri, Mar 7, 1997CTOURNNAuburnSECW9250 284W 1The Pyramid
33Sat, Mar 8, 1997CTOURNNMississippiSECW8870 294W 2The Pyramid
34Sun, Mar 9, 1997CTOURNNGeorgia (24)SECW9568 304W 3The Pyramid
GDateType OpponentConf TmOppOTWLStreakArena
35Thu, Mar 13, 1997NCAANMontanaBig SkyW9254 314W 4Jon M. Huntsman Center
36Sat, Mar 15, 1997NCAANIowaBig TenW7569 324W 5Jon M. Huntsman Center
37Thu, Mar 20, 1997NCAANSaint Joseph’s (12)A-10W8368 334W 6SAP Center
38Sat, Mar 22, 1997NCAAN (2)WACW7259 344W 7SAP Center
39Sat, Mar 29, 1997NCAANMinnesota (3)Big TenW7869 354W 8RCA Dome
40Mon, Mar 31, 1997NCAAN (15)Pac-10L7984OT355L 1RCA Dome