1979-1980 Kentucky Basketball Roster

Front Row (l to r): Assistant Coach Leonard Hamilton, Head Coach Joe B. Hall, Dirk Minniefield, Jay Shidler, Kyle Macy, Chris Gettelfinger, Bo Lanter, Dwight Anderson, Assistant Coach Dick Parsons, Assistant Coach Joe Dean, Jr.

Standing: Trainer Walt McCombs, Equipment Manager Bill Keightley, Charles Hurt, Chuck Verderber, Fred Cowan, Sam Bowie, Tom Heitz, LaVon Williams, Derrick Hord, Manager George Fletcher, Graduate Assistant Dwane Casey.

#PlayerPositionHometown (Last School)HtWt
4Kyle MacyGuardPeru, IN (High)6'3"180
10Dirk MinniefieldGuardLexington, KY (Lafayette)6'3"180
12Bo LanterGuardVersailles, KY (Woodford County)6'1"175
15Chris GettelfingerGuardKnoxville, TN (Catholic)6'2"185
23Dwight AndersonGuard-ForwardDayton, OH (Roth)6'3"175
25Jay ShidlerGuardLawrenceville, IL (High)6'1"185
31Sam BowieCenter-ForwardLebanon, PA (High)7'1"230
32Derrick HordGuard-ForwardBristol, TN (Tennessee)6'6"215
33Tom HeitzForwardHamilton, IN (High)6'9"215
34Chuck VerderberForwardLincoln, IL (High)6'6"220
40Fred CowanCenter-ForwardSturgis, KY (Union County)6'8"205
44Charles HurtForwardShelbyville, KY (Shelby County)6'6"215
52Lavon WilliamsForwardDenver, CO (Manual)6'6"210

1980-1981 Kentucky Basketball Roster

First Row (l to r): Equipment Manager Bill Keightley, Head Coach Joe Hall, Dirk Minniefield, Bo Lanter, Jim Master, Chris Gettelfinger, Dicky Beal, Associate Coach Leonard Hamilton, Manager George Fletcher

Standing: Trainer Walt McCombs, Volunteer Assistant Harry Lancaster, Chuck Verderber, Fred Cowan, Bret Bearup, Melvin Turpin, Sam Bowie, Tom Heitz, Charles Hurt, Derrick Hord, Part-Time Assistant Bob Chambers, Assistant Coach Joe Dean

#PlayerPositionHometown (Last School)HtWt
10Dirk MinniefieldGuardLexington, KY (Lafayette)6'3"180
11Dicky BealGuardCovington, KY (Holmes)5'9"170
12Bo LanterGuardVersailles, KY (Woodford County)6'1"175
15Chris GettelfingerGuardKnoxville, TN (Catholic)6'2"185
20Jim MasterGuardFort Wayne, IN (Paul Harding)6'5"170
24Bret BearupCenter-ForwardGreenlawn, NY (Harborfields)6'9"230
31Sam BowieCenter-ForwardLebanon, PA (High)7'1"230
32Derrick HordGuard-ForwardBristol, TN (Tennessee)6'6"215
33Tom HeitzForwardHamilton, IN (High)6'9"215
34Chuck VerderberForwardLincoln, IL (High)6'6"220
40Fred CowanCenter-ForwardSturgis, KY (Union County)6'8"205
44Charles HurtForwardShelbyville, KY (Shelby County)6'6"215
54Melvin TurpinCenterLexington, KY (Bryan Station)6'11"240

1981-1982 Kentucky Basketball Roster

Seated (l to r): Equipment Manager Bill Keightley, Coach Joe B. Hall, Dirk Minniefield, Mike Ballenger, Derrick Hord, Jim Master, Bo Lanter, Dicky Beal, Associate Coach Leonard Hamilton, Student Manager Roger Thomas

Standing: Graduate Assistant Gordy Parido, Assistant Coach Bob Chambers, Troy McKinley, Charles Hurt, Tom Heitz, Sam Bowie, Melvin Turpin, Bret Bearup, Chuck Verderber, Assistant Coach Joe Dean, Trainer Walt McCombs

#PlayerPositionHometown (Last School)HtWt
5Mike BallengerGuardJasper, IN (High)6'3"185
10Dirk MinniefieldGuardLexington, KY (Lafayette)6'3"180
11Dicky BealGuardCovington, KY (Holmes)5'9"170
12Bo LanterGuardVersailles, KY (Woodford County)6'1"175
20Jim MasterGuardFort Wayne, IN (Paul Harding)6'5"170
24Bret BearupCenter-ForwardGreenlawn, NY (Harborfields)6'9"230
31Sam BowieCenter-ForwardLebanon, PA (High)7'1"230
32Derrick HordGuard-ForwardBristol, TN (Tennessee)6'6"215
33Tom HeitzForwardHamilton, IN (High)6'9"215
34Chuck VerderberForwardLincoln, IL (High)6'6"220
40Troy McKinleyForward-GuardIndependence, KY (Simon Kenton)6'6"195
44Charles HurtForwardShelbyville, KY (Shelby County)6'6"215
54Melvin TurpinCenterLexington, KY (Bryan Station)6'11"240

1982-1983 Kentucky Basketball Roster

Seated (l to r): Equipment Manager Bill Keightley, Head Coach Joe B. Hall, Dirk Minniefield, Mike Ballenger, Derrick Hord, Jim Master, Roger Harden, Dicky Beal, Associate Coach Leonard Hamilton, Student Manager Roger Thomas

Standing: Assistant Coach Bob Chambers, Volunteer Assistant Jeff Riley, Troy McKinley, Todd May, Tom Heitz, Sam Bowie, Melvin Turpin, Bret Bearup, Kenny Walker, Charles Hurt, Assistant Coach Joe Dean, Trainer Walt McCombs

#PlayerPositionHometown (Last School)HtWt
10Dirk MinniefieldGuardLexington, KY (Lafayette)6'3"180
11Dicky BealGuardCovington, KY (Holmes)5'9"170
20Jim MasterGuardFort Wayne, IN (Paul Harding)6'5"170
23Roger HardenGuardValparaiso, IN (High)6'1"165
24Bret BearupCenter-ForwardGreenlawn, NY (Harborfields)6'9"230
31Sam BowieCenter-ForwardLebanon, PA (High)7'1"230
32Derrick HordGuard-ForwardBristol, TN (Tennessee)6'6"215
33Tom HeitzForwardHamilton, IN (High)6'9"215
34Kenny WalkerForwardRoberta, GA (Crawford County Comprehensive)6'8"190
40Troy McKinleyForward-GuardIndependence, KY (Simon Kenton)6'6"195
42Todd MayForwardVirgie, KY (Pike County)6'8"190
44Charles HurtForwardShelbyville, KY (Shelby County)6'6"215
54Melvin TurpinCenterLexington, KY (Bryan Station)6'11"240

1984-1985 Kentucky Basketball Roster

Front Row (l to r): Head Coach Joe B. Hall, Leroy Byrd, Ed Davender, Roger Harden, Richard Madison, Troy McKinley, Paul Andrews, James Blackmon, Associate Coach Leonard Hamilton

Second Row: Student Manger Randy Azbill, Equipment Manager Bill Keightley, Assistant Coach Jim Hatfield, Winston Bennett, Cedric Jenkins, Robert Lock, Bret Bearup, Kenny Walker, Todd Ziegler, Assistant Coach Lake Kelly, Graduate Assistant Wayne Breeden, Trainer Walt McCombs

#PlayerPositionHometown (Last School)HtWt
00Leroy ByrdLeroy ByrdGuardLexington, KY (Bryan Station)5'5"145
10James BlackmonGuardMarion, IN (High)6'3"180
14Paul AndrewsGuardLondon, KY (Laurel County)6'2"180
15Ed DavenderGuardBrooklyn, NY (Boys and Girls)6'2"165
23Roger HardenGuardValparaiso, IN (High)6'1"165
24Bret BearupCenter-ForwardGreenlawn, NY (Harborfields)6'9"230
25Winston BennettForwardLouisville, KY (Male)6'7"210
32Todd ZieglerForwardLouisville, KY (Jeffersontown)6'7"195
34Kenny WalkerForwardRoberta, GA (Crawford County Comprehensive)6'8"190
40Troy McKinleyForward-GuardIndependence, KY (Simon Kenton)6'6"195
42Richard MadisonForwardMemphis, TN (Northside)6'6"215
44Robert LockCenterReedley, CA (High)6'11"235
55Cedric JenkinsForwardDawson, GA (Terrell County)6'11"185

1983-1984 Kentucky Basketball Roster

Seated (l to r): Volunteer Assistant Coach Mark Atherton, Head Coach Joe B. Hall, Dicky Beal, James Blackmon, Jim Master, Paul Andrews, Roger Harden, Associate Coach Leonard Hamilton, Student Manager Randy Azbill

Standing: Equipment Manager Bill Keightley, Assistant Coach Jim Hatfield, Troy McKinley, Tom Heitz, Melvin Turpin, Sam Bowie, Bret Bearup, Kenny Walker, Winston Bennett, Assistant Coach Lake Kelly, Graduate Assistant Wayne Breeden, Trainer Walt McCombs.

#PlayerPositionHometown (Last School)HtWt
00Leroy ByrdLeroy ByrdGuardLexington, KY (Bryan Station)5'5"145
10James BlackmonGuardMarion, IN (High)6'3"180
11Dicky BealGuardCovington, KY (Holmes)5'9"170
14Paul AndrewsGuardLondon, KY (Laurel County)6'2"180
20Jim MasterGuardFort Wayne, IN (Paul Harding)6'5"170
23Roger HardenGuardValparaiso, IN (High)6'1"165
24Bret BearupCenter-ForwardGreenlawn, NY (Harborfields)6'9"230
25Winston BennettForwardLouisville, KY (Male)6'7"210
31Sam BowieCenter-ForwardLebanon, PA (High)7'1"230
33Tom HeitzForwardHamilton, IN (High)6'9"215
34Kenny WalkerForwardRoberta, GA (Crawford County Comprehensive)6'8"190
40Troy McKinleyForward-GuardIndependence, KY (Simon Kenton)6'6"195
54Melvin TurpinCenterLexington, KY (Bryan Station)6'11"240

1985-1986 Kentucky Basketball Roster

Seated (l to r): Head Coach Eddie Sutton, Assistant Coach James Dickey, Richard Madison, Winston Bennett, Roger Harden, Kenny Walker, Leroy Byrd, Paul Andrews, James Blackmon, Ed Davender, Assistant Coach Leonard Hamilton.

Standing: Manager Tim Jackson, Manager Rick Marshall, Manager Joe Mack Treas, Equipment Manager Bill Keightley, Volunteer Assistant Wayne Breeden, Cedric Jenkins, Robert Lock, Irving Thomas, Todd Ziegler, Assistant Coach Doug Barnes, Manager Arch Jones, Manager David Schulz, Manager John Syers, Trainer Walt McCombs

#PlayerPositionHometown (Last School)HtWt
00Leroy ByrdLeroy ByrdGuardLexington, KY (Bryan Station)5'5"145
10James BlackmonGuardMarion, IN (High)6'3"180
14Paul AndrewsGuardLondon, KY (Laurel County)6'2"180
15Ed DavenderGuardBrooklyn, NY (Boys and Girls)6'2"165
23Roger HardenGuardValparaiso, IN (High)6'1"165
25Winston BennettForwardLouisville, KY (Male)6'7"210
30Irving ThomasForwardMiami, FL (Carol City)6'8"220
32Todd ZieglerForwardLouisville, KY (Jeffersontown)6'7"195
34Kenny WalkerForwardRoberta, GA (Crawford County Comprehensive)6'8"190
42Richard MadisonForwardMemphis, TN (Northside)6'6"215
44Robert LockCenterReedley, CA (High)6'11"235
55Cedric JenkinsForwardDawson, GA (Terrell County)6'11"185

1986-1987 Kentucky Basketball Roster

Seated (l to r): Head Coach Eddie Sutton, Assistant Coach James Dickey, Derrick Miller, Rex Chapman, James Blackmon, Winston Bennett, Paul Andrews, Ed Davender, Assistant Coach Dwane Casey, Assistant Coach Doug Barnes, Assistant Coach Wayne Breeden

Second Row: Manager Robert Gayheart, Manager Tim Jackson, Manager Arch Jones, Equipment Manager Bill Keightley, Irving Thomas, Richard Madison, Robert Lock, Cedric Jenkins, Todd Ziegler, Trainer Walt McCombs, Manager Joe Mack Treas, Manager John Syers, Manager Jeff Kidder

#PlayerPositionHometown (Last School)HtWt
3Rex ChapmanGuardOwensboro, KY (Apollo)6'5"185
4Derrick MillerGuardSavannah, GA (Baptist Bible)6'6"170
10James BlackmonGuardMarion, IN (High)6'3"180
14Paul AndrewsGuardLondon, KY (Laurel County)6'2"180
15Ed DavenderGuardBrooklyn, NY (Boys and Girls)6'2"165
20Steve BruceGuardVersailles, KY (Woodford County)6'4"175
21Terry ShiggGuardRapid City, SD (Central)6'2"170
25Winston BennettForwardLouisville, KY (Male)6'7"210
30Irving ThomasForwardMiami, FL (Carol City)6'8"220
42Richard MadisonForwardMemphis, TN (Northside)6'6"215
44Robert LockCenterReedley, CA (High)6'11"235
50Mike ScottCenterSouth Shore, KY (Greenup County)6'10"230
55Cedric JenkinsForwardDawson, GA (Terrell County)6'11"185

1987-1988 Kentucky Basketball Roster

Front Row (l to r): Head Coach Eddie Sutton, Assistant Coach James Dickey, Ed Davender, Derrick Miller, Rex Chapman, Eric Manuel, Winston Bennett, Reggie Hanson, Johnathon Davis, Sean Sutton, Assistant Coach Dwane Casey, Assistant Coach Jimmy Dykes, Assistant Coach Roger Harden.

Back Row: Manager John Syers, Manager Tim Jackson, Manager Joe Mack Treas, Equipment Manager Bill Keightley, John Pelphrey, Cedric Jenkins, Robert Lock, Mike Scott, LeRon Ellis, Richard Madison, Deron Feldhaus, Trainer Walt McCombs, Manager Robert Gayheart, Manager Charles Wooten, Manager Jeff Kidder

#PlayerPositionHometown (Last School)HtWt
3Rex ChapmanGuardOwensboro, KY (Apollo)6'5"185
4Derrick MillerGuardSavannah, GA (Baptist Bible)6'6"170
12Deron FeldhausForwardMaysville, KY (Mason County)6'7"210
15Ed DavenderGuardBrooklyn, NY (Boys and Girls)6'2"165
20Sean SuttonGuardLexington, KY (Henry Clay)6'1"175
23Eric ManuelGuardMacon, GA (Southwest)6'6"225
25Winston BennettForwardLouisville, KY (Male)6'7"210
25LeRon EllisCenterTustin, CA (Mater Dei)6'10"235
33Johnathon DavisForwardPensacola, FL (Pine Forest)6'8"200
34John PelphreyForward-GuardPaintsville, KY (High)6'7"195
35Reggie HansonCenter-ForwardSomerset, KY (Pulaski County)6'7"200
42Richard MadisonForwardMemphis, TN (Northside)6'6"215
44Robert LockCenterReedley, CA (High)6'11"235
50Mike ScottCenterSouth Shore, KY (Greenup County)6'10"230
55Cedric JenkinsForwardDawson, GA (Terrell County)6'11"185

1988-1989 Kentucky Basketball Roster

Front Row (l to r): Head Coach Eddie Sutton, Assistant Coach James Dickey, John Pelphrey, Johnathon Davis, Eric Manuel, Sean Sutton, Derrick Miller, Richie Farmer, Assistant Coach Dwane Casey, Assistant Coach Jimmy Dykes
Standing: Manager Jeff Kidder, Manager Spencer Tatum, Manager Robert Gayheart, Manager David Deaton, Equipment Manager Bill Keightley, Chris Mills, John Pelphrey, Deron Feldhaus, Mike Scott, LeRon Ellis, Reggie Hanson, Trainer Walt McCombs, Student Trainer John Landis, Manager Eric Moore, Manager Jeff Morrow
#PlayerPositionHometown (Last School)HtWt
4Derrick MillerGuardSavannah, GA (Baptist Bible)6'6"170
10Tony MathisGuardLouisville, KY (Jeffersontown)6'0"150
11Sean WoodsGuardIndianapolis, IN (Cathedral)6'2"180
12Deron FeldhausForwardMaysville, KY (Mason County)6'7"210
20Sean SuttonGuardLexington, KY (Henry Clay)6'1"175
21Chris JonesGuardRussell, KY (High)6'3"180
23Eric ManuelGuardMacon, GA (Southwest)6'6"225
25LeRon EllisCenterTustin, CA (Mater Dei)6'10"235
32Richie FarmerGuardManchester, KY (Clay County)6'0"170
33Johnathon DavisForwardPensacola, FL (Pine Forest)6'8"200
34John PelphreyForward-GuardPaintsville, KY (High)6'7"195
35Reggie HansonCenter-ForwardSomerset, KY (Pulaski County)6'7"200
42Chris MillsForwardLos Angeles, CA (Fairfax)6'7"200
44Jeff GinnanForwardBeattyville, KY (Lee County)6'8"200
50Mike ScottCenterSouth Shore, KY (Greenup County)6'10"230