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1949-1950 Kentucky Basketball Roster

Seated (l to r): Head Coach Adolph Rupp, Dale Barnstable, Leonard Pearson, Garland Townes, Arlan King, Skippy Whitaker, Guy Strong, Bobby Watson, Gus Stergeos Assistant Coach Harry Lancaster Standing: C.M. Newton, Jim Line, Shelby Linville, Walt Whitaker, Bill Spivey, Roger Layne, Walter Hirsch, Roger Day, George Lambros

#PlayerPositionHometown (Last School)HtWt
7Guy StrongGuardIrvine, KY6'0"165
11Shelby LinvilleForwardMiddletown, OH (High)6'5"200
13Roger DayForwardFrostburg, MD (Beall)6'2"170
14Garland TownesGuardHazard, KY6'0"170
16Walter WhittakerForward-GuardRockville Centre, NY6'5"180
18Dale BarnstableForward-GuardAntioch, IL6'3"175
19Walter HirschForwardDayton, OH (Northridge)6'4"180
25Jim LineForwardAkron, OH (North)6'2"185
31Leonard PearsonGuardChicago, IL (Senn)6'1"180
32Lucian WhitakerGuardSarasota, FL (High)6'0"170
34Arlan KingForwardMadison, IN (Saluda)6'3"185
35C. M. NewtonGuard-ForwardFort Lauderdale, FL (High)6'2"190
36Read MorganForwardMilwaukee, WI (Rufus King)6'4"200
38Bobby WatsonGuardOwensboro, KY5'10"155
66Roger LayneCenterMcKamie, AR6'7"185
77Bill SpiveyCenterWarner Robins, GA (Macon Jordan)7'0"230

On This Day In UK Basketball History

On February 27, 1956, Kentucky scored 143 points against Georgia for the most points ever scored by a Kentucky team in a single game.


On February 27, 1956, Kentucky made 60 field goals against Georgia for the most field goals ever made in a single game by a Kentucky team.


On February 27, 2016, freshman Jamal Murray scored 33 points at Vanderbilt.


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