1997-1998 Kentucky Basketball Statistics

Record: 35-4 (14-2, 1st in SEC East)
Rank: 5th in the Final AP Poll
Coach: Tubby Smith

NCAA Tournament: (#2 seed in South)
Won South First Round (82-67) versus #15 South Carolina State
Won South Second Round (88-61) versus #10 Saint Louis
Won South Regional Semifinal (94-68) versus #6 
Won South Regional Final (86-84) versus #1 Duke
Won National Semifinal (86-85) versus #3 Stanford
Won National Final (78-69) versus #3 

Team – Per Game

Team39 29.861.8.48223.444.3.5276.417.5.36714.120.9.67515.
Rank  15th44th17th14th45th20th107th138th67th191st189th146th33rd5th8th16th63rd6th220th209th28th
Opponent39 22.959.6.38415.738.8.4047.220.8.34614.020.6.68013.520.433.912.46.92.816.318.567.0
Rank  49th221st3rd16th111th1st290th292nd172nd123rd117th182nd213th22nd70th291st95th95th172nd84th71st


Team – Totals

Team39 11612409.4829111728.527250681.367551816.675587105316406913412405837223123
Rank  4th4th17th4th3rd20th15th18th67th26th24th146th3rd2nd2nd3rd10th1st299th306th4th
Opponent39 8922324.3846111512.404281812.346547804.68052679513214852711096367212612
Rank  297th306th3rd254th298th1st307th307th172nd296th293rd182nd300th284th301st287th290th251st297th301st303rd

Individual – Per Game

1Jeff Sheppard383728.04.911.0.4443.06.1.5001.95.0.3762.12.9.703 1.713.7
2Nazr Mohammed392721.
3Scott Padgett393727.
4Wayne Turner393928.
5Allen Edwards373625.
6Heshimu Evans39420.
7Jamaal Magloire381214.
8Cameron Mills38211.
9Saul Smith39113.
10Michael Bradley3206.
11Myron Anthony3106.
12Ryan Hogan1903.
13Steve Masiello1801.

Individual – Totals

1Jeff Sheppard38371065186419.444115230.50071189.37678111.703  151104477 63521
2Nazr Mohammed3927819190318.597190318.59700 88135.652  2822836756090468
3Scott Padgett39371089161338.476121231.52440107.37487102.853  2558249278493449
4Wayne Turner39391098137285.481116228.5092157.36867108.620  11917362189385362
5Heshimu Evans394800135252.536117201.5821851.3535486.628  2106230145463342
6Allen Edwards3736940124279.44493173.53831106.2926297.639  1201214196275341
7Jamaal Magloire381256777158.48777158.48700 4364.672  1611110664699197
8Cameron Mills38242753127.4171540.3753887.4372223.957  57251442947166
9Saul Smith3915233289.3602047.4261242.2862135.600  4053351375197
10Michael Bradley3202213045.6673045.66700 1835.514  5515716132678
11Myron Anthony3101962563.3971337.3511226.462813.615  37733232070
12Ryan Hogan19072726.269214.143512.41725.400  128309821
13Steve Masiello18033410.40026.33324.50012.500  42405211
 School Totals39  11612409.4829111728.527250681.367551816.675587105316406913412405837223123

Schedule and Results

GDateType OpponentConf TmOppOTWLStreakArena
1Thu, Nov 20, 1997REG Morehead StateOVCW8849 10W 1Rupp Arena
2Mon, Nov 24, 1997REGNGeorge WashingtonA-10W7055 20W 2Lahaina Civic Center
3Tue, Nov 25, 1997REGNArizona (1)Pac-10L7489 21L 1Lahaina Civic Center
4Wed, Nov 26, 1997REGNMissouriBig 12W7755 31W 1Lahaina Civic Center
5Sat, Nov 29, 1997REGNClemson (13)ACCW7661 41W 2US Airways Center
6Wed, Dec 3, 1997REGNPurdue (6)Big TenW8975 51W 3United Center
7Sat, Dec 6, 1997REGNIndianaBig TenW7572 61W 4RCA Dome
8Wed, Dec 10, 1997REG@CanisiusMAACW8154 71W 5HSBC Arena
9Sat, Dec 13, 1997REG  Tech (24)ACCW8571 81W 6Rupp Arena
10Sat, Dec 20, 1997REG TulsaWACW7453 91W 7Rupp Arena
11Tue, Dec 23, 1997REG AmericanCAAW7552 101W 8Rupp Arena
12Sat, Dec 27, 1997REG LouisvilleCUSAL7679 102L 1Rupp Arena
13Tue, Dec 30, 1997REG@OhioMACW9558 112W 1Convocation Center
14Sat, Jan 3, 1998REG VanderbiltSECW7162 122W 2Rupp Arena
15Tue, Jan 6, 1998REG@SECW9079 132W 3Stegeman Coliseum
16Sat, Jan 10, 1998REG@Mississippi StateSECW7771 142W 4Humphrey Coliseum
17Tue, Jan 13, 1998REG South Carolina (14)SECW9170 152W 5Rupp Arena
18Sat, Jan 17, 1998REG Arkansas (22)SECW8077OT162W 6Rupp Arena
19Wed, Jan 21, 1998REGNAlabamaSECW7067 172W 7Freedom Hall
20Sat, Jan 24, 1998REG@TennesseeSECW8567 182W 8Thompson-Boling Arena
21Tue, Jan 27, 1998REG@VanderbiltSECW6361 192W 9Memorial Gymnasium
22Sun, Feb 1, 1998REG FloridaSECL7886 193L 1Rupp Arena
23Wed, Feb 4, 1998REG@Louisiana StateSECW6361 203W 1Maravich Assembly Center
24Sun, Feb 8, 1998REG@VillanovaBig EastW7963 213W 2Wells Fargo Center
25Wed, Feb 11, 1998REG TennesseeSECW8074 223W 3Rupp Arena
26Sat, Feb 14, 1998REG Mississippi (18)SECL6473 224L 1Rupp Arena
27Wed, Feb 18, 1998REG@FloridaSECW7954 234W 1Stephen C. O’Connell Center
28Sun, Feb 22, 1998REG SECW8574 244W 2Rupp Arena
29Wed, Feb 25, 1998REG@AuburnSECW8358 254W 3Beard-Eaves-Memorial
30Sat, Feb 28, 1998REG@South Carolina (14)SECW6957 264W 4Carolina Coliseum
GDateType OpponentConf TmOppOTWLStreakArena
31Fri, Mar 6, 1998CTOURNNAlabamaSECW8271 274W 5 Dome
32Sat, Mar 7, 1998CTOURNNArkansas (16)SECW9974 284W 6 Dome
33Sun, Mar 8, 1998CTOURNNSouth Carolina (15)SECW8656 294W 7 Dome
GDateType OpponentConf TmOppOTWLStreakArena
34Fri, Mar 13, 1998NCAANSouth Carolina StateMEACW8267 304W 8Georgia Dome
35Sun, Mar 15, 1998NCAANSaint LouisCUSAW8861 314W 9Georgia Dome
36Fri, Mar 20, 1998NCAAN (19)Pac-10W9468 324W 10Tropicana Field
37Sun, Mar 22, 1998NCAANDuke (3)ACCW8684 334W 11Tropicana Field
38Sat, Mar 28, 1998NCAANStanford (10)Pac-10W8685OT344W 12Alamodome
39Mon, Mar 30, 1998NCAAN (7)WACW7869 354W 13Alamodome