1980-1981 Kentucky Basketball Roster

First Row (l to r): Equipment Manager Bill Keightley, Head Coach Joe Hall, Dirk Minniefield, Bo Lanter, Jim Master, Chris Gettelfinger, Dicky Beal, Associate Coach Leonard Hamilton, Manager George Fletcher

Standing: Trainer Walt McCombs, Volunteer Assistant Harry Lancaster, Chuck Verderber, Fred Cowan, Bret Bearup, Melvin Turpin, Sam Bowie, Tom Heitz, Charles Hurt, Derrick Hord, Part-Time Assistant Bob Chambers, Assistant Coach

#PlayerPositionHometown (Last School)HtWt
10Dirk MinniefieldGuardLexington, KY (Lafayette)6'3"180
11Dicky BealGuardCovington, KY (Holmes)5'9"170
12Bo LanterGuardVersailles, KY (Woodford County)6'1"175
15Chris GettelfingerGuardKnoxville, TN (Catholic)6'2"185
20Jim MasterGuardFort Wayne, IN (Paul Harding)6'5"170
24Bret BearupCenter-ForwardGreenlawn, NY (Harborfields)6'9"230
31Sam BowieCenter-ForwardLebanon, PA (High)7'1"230
32Derrick HordGuard-ForwardBristol, TN (Tennessee)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
54Melvin TurpinCenterLexington, KY (Bryan Station)6'11"240