1979-1980 Kentucky Basketball Roster

Front Row (l to r): Assistant Coach , Head Coach , Dirk Minniefield, Jay Shidler, , Chris Gettelfinger, , Dwight Anderson, Assistant Coach Dick Parsons, Assistant Coach , Jr.

Standing: Trainer Walt McCombs, Equipment Manager Bill Keightley, , Chuck Verderber, Fred Cowan, Sam Bowie, , LaVon Williams, , Manager George Fletcher, Graduate Assistant .

#PlayerPositionHometown (Last School)HtWt
4Kyle MacyGuardPeru, IN (High)6'3"180
10Dirk MinniefieldGuardLexington, (Lafayette)6'3"180
12Bo LanterGuardVersailles, KY (Woodford County)6'1"175
15Chris GettelfingerGuardKnoxville, TN (Catholic)6'2"185
23Dwight AndersonGuard-ForwardDayton, OH (Roth)6'3"175
25Jay ShidlerGuardLawrenceville, IL (High)6'1"185
31Sam BowieCenter-ForwardLebanon, PA (High)7'1"230
32Derrick HordGuard-ForwardBristol, TN ()6'6"215
33Tom HeitzForwardHamilton, IN (High)6'9"215
34Chuck VerderberForwardLincoln, IL (High)6'6"220
40Fred CowanCenter-ForwardSturgis, KY (Union County)6'8"205
44Charles HurtForwardShelbyville, KY (Shelby County)6'6"215
52Lavon WilliamsForwardDenver, CO (Manual)6'6"210