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1950-1951 Kentucky Basketball Roster

Front Row (l to r): Lindle Castle, Lucian Whitaker, Bobby Watson, Guy Strong, Ches Riddle Middle Row: Head Coach Adolph Rupp, Cliff Hagan, C.M. Newton, Walt Hirsch, Paul Lansaw, Dwight Price, Assistant Coach Harry Lancaster Back Row: Frank Ramsey, Shelby Linville, Bill Spivey, Roger Layne, Lou Tsioropoulos, Read Morgan

#PlayerPositionHometown (Last School)HtWt
6Cliff HaganCenterOwensboro, KY (High)6'4"200
7Guy StrongGuardIrvine, KY6'0"165
11Shelby LinvilleForwardMiddletown, OH (High)6'5"200
13Paul LansawGuardMiddletown, OH (High)6'1"178
16Lou TsioropoulosForwardLynn, MA (Classical)6'5"200
18Dwight PriceForwardLexington, KY (University High)6'2"175
19Walter HirschForwardDayton, OH (Northridge)6'4"180
20Lindle CastleGuardWinchester, KY (Clark County)5'11"165
30Frank RamseyGuardMadisonville, KY (High)6'3"185
32Lucian WhitakerGuardSarasota, FL (High)6'0"170
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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