Scoring Records and Leading Scorers

Career Leaders         
Scoring Average        
         
Player  Season  G Pts Avg
1. 1968-70 83 2,138 25.8
2. 1962-64 78 1,770 22.7
3. Kevin Grevey 1973-75 84 1,801 21.4
4. Bob Burrow 1955-56 51 1,023 20.1
5. Louie Dampier 1965-67 80 1,575 19.7
6. 1950-51 63 1,213 19.3
7. Cliff Hagan  1951-52, 54 77 1,475 19.2
8. Jamal Mashburn  1990-93 98 1,843 18.8
9. Mike Casey  1968-70 82 1,535 18.7
10.Pat Riley 1965-67 80 1,464 18.3
         
Season Leaders         
Points         
         
Player  Season Avg  Pts
1. Dan Issel 1970 28 33.9 948
2. 2009 36 23.7 854
3. Jamal Mashburn 1992 36 21.3 767
4. Malik Monk 2017 38 19.8 754
5. Dan Issel 1969 28 26.6 746
6. Kevin Grevey 1975 31 23.5 730
7. 1997 40 18.1 725
8. Kenny Walker 1986 36 20 721
9. Jamal Murray 2016 36 20 720
10. Jamal Mashburn 1993 34 21 714
11. Kenny Walker 1985 31 22.9 710
12.Alex Groza 1949 34 20.5 698
13.Cliff Hagan 1952 32 21.6 692
14.Brandon Knight 2011 38 17.3 657
15.Cotton Nash 1964 27 24 648
         
By a Freshman —         
1. Malik Monk 2017 38 19.8 754
2. Jamal Murray 2016 36 20.0 720
3. Brandon Knight 2011 38 17.3 657
4. 2010 37 16.6 616
5. Julius Randle 2014 40 15.0 599
         
By a Sophomore —         
1. Jamal Mashburn 1992 36 21.3 767
2. Ron Mercer 1997 40 18.1 725
3. 2009 34 17.9 609
    Rex Chapman 1988 32 19 609
5. Cotton Nash 1962 26 23.4 608
         
By a Junior —         
1. Jodie Meeks 2009 36 23.7 854
2. Dan Issel 1969 28 26.6 746
3. Jamal Mashburn 1993 34 21 714
4. Kenny Walker 1985 31 22.9 710
5. Cliff Hagan 1952 32 21.6 692
         
By a Senior —         
1. Dan Issel 1969-70 28 33.9 948
2. Kevin Grevey 1974-75 31 23.5 730
3. Kenny Walker 1985-86 36 20 721
4. Alex Groza 1948-49 34 20.5 698
5. Cotton Nash  1963-64 27 24 648
         
Scoring Average        
Player Season G Pts Avg
1. Dan Issel 1969-70 28 948 33.9
2. Dan Issel 1968-69 28 746 26.6
3. Cotton Nash 1963-64 27 648 24
Cliff Hagan 1953-54 25 600 24
5. Jodie Meeks 2008-09 36 854 23.7
6. Kevin Grevey 1974-75 31 730 23.6
7. Cotton Nash 1961-62 26 608 23.4
8. Kenny Walker 1984-85 31 710 22.9
9. Pat Riley 1965-66 29 637 22
10.Kevin Grevey  1973-74 25 547 21.9
         
Game Leaders        
Points         
Player, Opponent (Date)    Pts    
1. Jodie Meeks 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. Jodie Meeks vs. Appalachian St. (12/20/2008) [Freedom Hall] 46    
9. Jodie Meeks at Arkansas (2/14/2009)   45    
10. Dan Issel vs. Notre Dame (3/12/1970) [NCAA]   44    
11. vs. Georgia (3/8/1984) [SEC]   42    
      Melvin Turpin at Tennessee (1/31/1983)   42    
      Dan Issel vs. Auburn (3/2/1970)   42    
      Mike Pratt vs. Notre Dame (12/27/1969)   42    
      Louie Dampier at Vanderbilt (2/2/1966)   42    
     Cliff Hagan vs. Tennessee (3/1/1952)   42    
17. vs. Tulsa (3/16/2002) [NCAA]   41    
      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. 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