Scoring Records and Leading Scorers

Career Leaders     
Scoring Average    
     
Player Season GPtsAvg
1. Dan Issel1968-70832,13825.8
2. Cotton Nash1962-64781,77022.7
3. Kevin Grevey1973-75841,80121.4
4. Bob Burrow1955-56511,02320.1
5. Louie Dampier1965-67801,57519.7
6. Bill Spivey1950-51631,21319.3
7. Cliff Hagan 1951-52, 54771,47519.2
8. Jamal Mashburn 1990-93981,84318.8
9. Mike Casey 1968-70821,53518.7
10.Pat Riley1965-67801,46418.3
     
Season Leaders     
Points     
     
Player SeasonAvg Pts
1. Dan Issel19702833.9948
2. 20093623.7854
3. Jamal Mashburn19923621.3767
4. Malik Monk20173819.8754
5. Dan Issel19692826.6746
6. Kevin Grevey19753123.5730
7. Ron Mercer19974018.1725
8. Kenny Walker19863620721
9. Jamal Murray20163620720
10. Jamal Mashburn19933421714
11. Kenny Walker19853122.9710
12.Alex Groza19493420.5698
13.Cliff Hagan19523221.6692
14.20113817.3657
15.Cotton Nash19642724648
     
By a Freshman —     
1. Malik Monk20173819.8754
2. Jamal Murray20163620.0720
3. 20113817.3657
4. John Wall20103716.6616
5. Julius Randle20144015.0599
     
By a Sophomore —     
1. Jamal Mashburn19923621.3767
2. Ron Mercer19974018.1725
3. Patrick Patterson20093417.9609
    19883219609
5. Cotton Nash19622623.4608
     
By a Junior —     
1. 20093623.7854
2. Dan Issel19692826.6746
3. Jamal Mashburn19933421714
4. Kenny Walker19853122.9710
5. Cliff Hagan19523221.6692
     
By a Senior —     
1. Dan Issel1969-702833.9948
2. Kevin Grevey1974-753123.5730
3. Kenny Walker1985-863620721
4. Alex Groza1948-493420.5698
5. Cotton Nash 1963-642724648
     
Scoring Average    
PlayerSeasonGPtsAvg
1. Dan Issel1969-702894833.9
2. Dan Issel1968-692874626.6
3. Cotton Nash1963-642764824
Cliff Hagan1953-542560024
5. 2008-093685423.7
6. Kevin Grevey1974-753173023.6
7. Cotton Nash1961-622660823.4
8. Kenny Walker1984-853171022.9
9. Pat Riley1965-662963722
10.Kevin Grevey 1973-742554721.9
     
Game Leaders    
Points     
Player, Opponent (Date)  Pts  
1. at Tennessee (1/13/09) 54  
2. Dan Issel at Ole Miss (2/7/1970) 53  
3. Dan Issel at LSU (2/21/1970) 51  
    Cliff Hagan vs. Temple (12/5/1953) 51  
5. Bob Burrow vs. LSU (1/14/1956) 50  
6. Dan Issel at Alabama (2/23/1970) 47  
    Malik Monk vs. N Carolina (12/17/2016) 47  
8. vs. Appalachian St. (12/20/2008) [Freedom Hall]46  
9. at Arkansas (2/14/2009) 45  
10. Dan Issel vs. Notre Dame (3/12/1970) [NCAA] 44  
11. Melvin Turpin vs. Georgia (3/8/1984) [SEC] 42  
      Melvin Turpin at Tennessee (1/31/1983) 42  
      Dan Issel vs. Auburn (3/2/1970) 42  
      vs. Notre Dame (12/27/1969) 42  
      Louie Dampier at Vanderbilt (2/2/1966) 42  
     Cliff Hagan vs. Tennessee (3/1/1952) 42  
17. Tayshaun Prince vs. Tulsa (3/16/2002) [NCAA] 41  
      Jack Givens vs. Duke (3/27/1978) [NCAA] 41  
      Dan Issel vs. North Carolina (12/8/1969) 41  
      Dan Issel at Vanderbilt (3/1/1969) 41  
20. Derrick Miller vs. Vanderbilt (2/7/1990) 40  
      Kevin Grevey at Georgia (2/19/1973) 40  
      Dan Issel vs. Georgia (2/16/1970) 40  
      Dan Issel vs. Navy (12/19/1969) 40  
      Louie Dampier vs. Illinois (12/5/1966) 40  
      Bob Burrow at Saint Louis (12/28/1955) 40  
      Bill Spivey vs. Xavier (2/13/1951) 40  
      Bill Spivey vs. Georgia Tech (2/18/1950) 40  
     
By a Freshman —     
1. Malik Monk vs. North Carolina (12/17/2016) 47  
2. De’Aaron Fox vs. UCLA [NCAA] (3/24/2017) 39  
3. Malik Monk vs. Georgia (1/31/2017) 37  
4. Jamal Murray vs Florida (2/6/2016) 35  
   Terrence Jones vs. Auburn (1/11/2011) 35  
6. Kevin Knox at West Virginia (1/27/2018) 34  
    Malik Monk at Ole Miss (12/29/2016) 34  
8. Malik Monk vs. Florida (2/25/2017) 32  
    Jamal Murray at Vanderbilt (2/27/2016)  32  
    Jamal Murray vs. Ohio State (12/19/2015)  32  
     
By a Sophomore —     
1. Kevin Grevey at Georgia (2/19/1973) 40  
    Bill Spivey vs. Georgia Tech (2/18/1950) 40  
3. Tom Payne vs. LSU (2/20/1971) 39  
4. Cotton Nash vs. Vanderbilt (2/19/1962) 38  
5. LeRon Ellis vs. Northwestern State (12/7/1988) 37  
    Louie Dampier vs. Iowa State (12/9/1964) 37  
    Bill Spivey vs. Tennessee (3/4/1950) [SEC] 37  
     
By a Junior —     
1. Jodie Meeks at Tennessee (1/13/09) 54  
2. Jodie Meeks vs. Appalachian St. (12/20/2008) [Freedom Hall]46  
3. Jodie Meeks at Arkansas (2/14/2009) 45  
4. Melvin Turpin at Tennessee (1/31/1983) 42  
    Louie Dampier at Vanderbilt (2/2/1966) 42  
    Cliff Hagan vs. Tennessee (1/31/1952) 42  
     
By a Senior —     
1. Dan Issel at Ole Miss (2/7/1970) 53  
2. Dan Issel at LSU (2/21/1970) 51  
    Cliff Hagan vs. Temple (12/5/1953) 51  
4. Bob Burrow vs. LSU (1/14/1956) 50  
5. Dan Issel at Alabama (2/23/1970) 47  
     
Most Points in First Varsity Game     
(Since 1947-48)     
Player, Opponent (Date)  Pts 
1. Mike Casey vs. Michigan (12/2/1967) 28  
    Terrence Jones vs. East Tennessee State (11/12/2010)28  
3. Cotton Nash vs. Miami, Ohio (12/2/1961) 25  
4. Eric Bledsoe vs. Morehead State (11/13/09) 24  
5. Keldon Johnson vs. Duke (11/6/2018) 23  
    Julius Randle vs. UNC Asheville (11/8/2013) 23  
    Anthony Davis vs. Marist (11/11/11) 23  
8. Sam Bowie vs. Duke (11/17/1979) 22  
9. Doron Lamb vs. East Tennessee State (11/12/2010)20  
    Roger Newman vs. VMI (12/1/1960) 20