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1955-1956 Kentucky Basketball Roster

#PlayerPositionHometown (Last School)HtWt
10Gerry CalvertGuardMaysville, KY (High)5'11"160
10Lincoln CollinsworthGuardSalyersville, KY6'3"185
12Billy Ray CassadyForward-GuardInez, KY6'2"191
14Phil JohnsonForward-CenterLexington, KY (University High)6'5"190
22Jerry BirdForwardCorbin, KY (High)6'6"200
32John CriglerForwardHebron, KY (High)6'3"180
33Harold RossGuard-ForwardHickman, KY6'3"175
34Ed BeckCenterFort Valley, GA6'7"188
44Phil GrawemeyerPhil GrawemeyerForwardLouisville, KY (Manual)6'7"180
50Bob BurrowCenterWells, TX (High)6'7"215
52Vernon HattonGuardLexington, KY (Lafayette)6'3"195
55Ray MillsForwardManchester, KY (Clay County)6'4"200
70John BrewerGuardLouisville, KY (Eastern)6'3"180
88Bill SmithForwardWalton, KY6'5"200

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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