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1999-2000 Kentucky Basketball Roster

1999-00 Cats
Seated: Keith Bogans, Todd Tackett, Saul Smith, Head Coach Orlando “Tubby” Smith, Steve Masiello, Desmond Allison, J.P. Blevins

Middle Row: Marquis Estill, Nate Knight, Souleymane “Jules” Camara, Jamaal Magloire, Marvin Stone, Tayshaun Prince

Back Row: Strength Coach Tom Boyd, Administrative Assistant Simeon Mars, Assistant Coach Mike Sutton, Assistant Coach George Felton, Assistant Coach Shawn Finney, Equipment Manager Bill Keightley, Athletic Trainer David Kindy

#PlayerHometown (Last School)HtWt
3JP BlevinsEdmonton, KY (Metcalfe County)6'2"181
4Steve MasielloWhite Plains, NY (Harvey School)6'1"170
5Nate KnightSandy, UT (Alta)6'8"220
10Keith BogansAlexandria, VA (DeMatha Catholic, MD)6'5"213
11Saul SmithAthens, GA (Clarke Central)6'2"175
12Todd TackettPaintsville, KY (Paintsville)6'2"176
21Tayshaun PrinceTayshaun PrinceCompton, CA (Dominguez)6'9"213
24Marvin StoneHuntsville, AL (Grissom)6'10"268
32Desmond AllisonTampa, FL (Robinson)6'5"214
40Souleymane CamaraDakar, SN [Oak Hill Academy, Mouth of Wilson, VA]6'11"211
42Jamaal MagloireToronto, ON (Eastern Commerce)6'10"260
50Marquis EstillRichmond, KY (Madison Central)6'9"236
53John StewartLawrence, IN (North)7'0"280

2000-2001 Kentucky Basketball Roster

Front Row: Assistant Coach Mike Sutton, Head Coach Orlando “Tubby” Smith, Matt Heisenbuttel, Cliff Hawkins, Todd Tackett, Saul Smith, J.P. Blevins, Keith Bogans, Gerald Fitch, Associate Coach George Felton, Assistant Coach David Hobbs

Second Row: Strength Coach Tom Boyd, Athletic Trainer David Kindy, Basketball Director Reggie Hanson, Cory Sears, Marquis Estill, Jules Camara, Marvin Stone, Tayshaun Prince, Erik Daniels, Manager G.G. Smith, Equipment Manager Bill Keightley, Special Assistant A.J. Summers (not pictured Jason Parker)

#PlayerHometown (Last School)HtWt
1Cliff HawkinsDumfries, VA (Potomac) 6'1"187
3JP BlevinsEdmonton, KY (Metcalfe County)6'2"181
4Gerald FitchMacon, GA (Westside)6'3"188
10Keith BogansAlexandria, VA (DeMatha Catholic, MD)6'5"213
11Saul SmithAthens, GA (Clarke Central)6'2"175
12Todd TackettPaintsville, KY (Paintsville)6'2"176
14Erik DanielsCincinnati, OH (Princeton)6'8"214
15Matt HeissenbuttelLexington, KY (Catholic)6'4"194
21Tayshaun PrinceTayshaun PrinceCompton, CA (Dominguez)6'9"213
24Marvin StoneHuntsville, AL (Grissom)6'10"268
33Cory SearsCorbin, KY (High)6'6"195
40Souleymane CamaraDakar, SN [Oak Hill Academy, Mouth of Wilson, VA]6'11"211
42Jason ParkerCharlotte, NC (West Charlotte) 6'8"255
50Marquis EstillRichmond, KY (Madison Central)6'9"236

2001-2002 Kentucky Basketball Roster

Front Row (l to r): Asst. Coach Mike Sutton, Coach Orlando Smith, Adam Chiles, Matt Heissenbuttel, Cliff Hawkins, J.P. Blevins, Keith Bogans, Gerald Fitch, Rashaad Carruth, Josh Carrier, Asst. Coach Reggie Hanson, Asst. Coach David Hobbs.

Second Row: Equipment Mgr. Bill Keightley, Special Asst. Kevin Murphy, Chuck Hayes, Erik Daniels, Tayshaun Prince, Marvin Stone, Jules Camara, Marquis Estill, Jason Parker, Cory Sears, Athletic Trainer David Kindy, Strength Coach Tom Boyd, Manager G.G. Smith.

#PlayerHometown (Last School)HtWt
00Adam ChilesLouisville, KY (Ballard)6'1"170
1Cliff HawkinsDumfries, VA (Potomac) 6'1"187
2Rashaad CarruthCollege Park, GA (Cathedral Academy)6'3"180
3JP BlevinsEdmonton, KY (Metcalfe County)6'2"181
4Gerald FitchMacon, GA (Westside)6'3"188
5Josh CarrierBowling Green, KY (High)6'4"205
10Keith BogansAlexandria, VA (DeMatha Catholic, MD)6'5"213
14Erik DanielsCincinnati, OH (Princeton)6'8"214
15Matt HeissenbuttelLexington, KY (Catholic)6'4"194
21Tayshaun PrinceTayshaun PrinceCompton, CA (Dominguez)6'9"213
24Marvin StoneHuntsville, AL (Grissom)6'10"268
33Cory SearsCorbin, KY (High)6'6"195
40Souleymane CamaraDakar, SN [Oak Hill Academy, Mouth of Wilson, VA]6'11"211
44Chuck HayesModesto, CA (Modesto Christian)6'6"242
50Marquis EstillRichmond, KY (Madison Central)6'9"236

2002-2003 Kentucky Basketball Roster

Front Row (l to r): Assistant Coach David Hobbs, Head Coach Orlando “Tubby” Smith, Ravi Moss, Matt Heissenbuttel, Gerald Fitch, Keith Bogans, Cliff Hawkins, Brandon Stockton, Preston LeMaster, Assistant Reggie Hanson, Assistant Scott Rigot

Back Row: Basketball Operations Director Leon Smith, Equipment Manager Bill Keightley, Athletic Trainer David Kindy, Josh Carrier, Chuck Hayes, Marquis Estill, Jules Camara, Bernard Cote, Erik Daniels, Kelenna Azubuike, Antwain Barbour, Manager Allen Edwards, Special Assistant Kevin Murphy, Strength Coach Tom Boyd

#PlayerHometown (Last School)HtWt
1Brandon StocktonGlasgow, KY (High)5'9"167
1Cliff HawkinsDumfries, VA (Potomac) 6'1"187
2Ravi MossHopkinsville, KY (University Heights)6'2"190
4Gerald FitchMacon, GA (Westside)6'3"188
5Josh CarrierBowling Green, KY (High)6'4"205
10Keith BogansAlexandria, VA (DeMatha Catholic, MD)6'5"213
12Preston LeMasterParis, KY (Bourbon County)6'2"188
12Bernard CoteSt. Lambert, QB (Champlain-St. Lambert)6'9"217
14Erik DanielsCincinnati, OH (Princeton)6'8"214
15Matt HeissenbuttelLexington, KY (Catholic)6'4"194
24Kelenna AzubuikeTulsa, OK (Victory Christian)6'5"220
33Antwain BarbourElizabethtown, KY (High)6'5"195
40Souleymane CamaraDakar, SN [Oak Hill Academy, Mouth of Wilson, VA]6'11"211
44Chuck HayesModesto, CA (Modesto Christian)6'6"242
50Marquis EstillRichmond, KY (Madison Central)6'9"236

Blocks Records

Career Leaders
Blocks
  Player Seasons G Avg Blks
1 Jamaal Magloire 1997-00 145 1.8 268
2 Willie Cauley-Stein 2013-15 105 2.2 233
3 Melvin Turpin 1981-84 123 1.8 226
4 Sam Bowie 1980-81, 84 96 2.3 218
5 Andre Riddick 1992-95 126 1.7 212
6 Anthony Davis 2011-12 40 4.7 186
7 Perry Stevenson 2007-10 134 1.2 159
8 Jules Camara 1999-00, 02-03 136 1.1 155
9 Patrick Patterson 2008-10 97 1.6 152
10 Marquis Estill 2001-03 100 1.4 143
11 Tayshaun Prince 1999-02 135 1.1 142
           
Blocks Per Game (min. 75 blocks)
  Player Seasons G Blks Avg
1 Anthony Davis 2011-12 40 186 4.650
2 Nerlens Noel 2013 24 106 4.417
3 Sam Bowie 1980-81, 84 96 218 2.271
4 Karl-Anthony Towns 2014-15 39 88 2.256
5 Willie Cauley-Stein 2013-15 105 233 2.219
6 Jamaal Magloire 1997-00 145 268 1.848
7 Melvin Turpin 1981-84 123 226 1.837
8 Andre Riddick 1992-95 126 212 1.683
9 Patrick Patterson 2008-10 97 152 1.567
10 Nazr Mohammed 1996-98 94 135 1.436
11 Marquis Estill 2001-03 100 143 1.430
12 Mark Pope 1995-96 69 82 1.188
13 Perry Stevenson 2007-10 138 159 1.152
           
Single-Season Leaders
Blocks
  Player Season  G Avg Blks
1 Anthony Davis 2011-12 40 4.7 186
2 Willie Cauley-Stein 2013-14 37 2.9 106
3 Nerlens Noel 2012-13 24 4.4 106
4 Karl-Anthony Towns 2014-15 39 2.3 88
5 Andre Riddick 1993-94 34 2.4 83
  Melvin Turpin 1982-83 31 2.7 83
7 Sam Bowie 1980-81 28 2.9 80
8 Jamaal Magloire 1996-97 40 2 79
9 Nazr Mohammed 1997-98 39 1.9 75
10 Sam Bowie 1979-80 34 2.1 73
11 Terrence Jones 2010-11 38 1.9 72
12 Patrick Patterson 2008-09 34 2.1 70
  Randolph Morris 2006-07 34 2.1 70
           
Blocks Per Game (min. 30 blocks)
  Player Season G Blks Avg
1 Anthony Davis 2011-12 40 186 4.65
2 Nerlens Noel 2012-13 24 106 4.417
3 Willie Cauley-Stein 2013-14 37 106 2.864
4 Sam Bowie 1980-81 28 80 2.86
5 Melvin Turpin 1982-83 31 83 2.68
6 Andre Riddick 1993-94 34 83 2.44
7 Karl-Anthony Towns 2014-15 39 88 2.256
8 Melvin Turpin 1981-82 30 67 2.23
9 Sam Bowie 1979-80 34 73 2.15
10 Willie Cauley-Stein 2012-13 29 60 2.069
11 Patrick Patterson 2008-09 34 70 2.06
  Randolph Morris 2006-07 34 70 2.06
12 Jamaal Magloire 1996-97 40 79 1.98
13 Jamaal Magloire 1998-99 34 66 1.94

 

Single-Game Highs
Blocks
  Player Opp (Date) Blks
1 Nerlens Noel Ole Miss (1/29/2013) 12
2 Willie Cauley-Stein Boise State (12/10/2013) 9
  Willie Cauley-Stein Providence (12/1/2013) 9
  Andre Riddick LSU (3-14-93) 9
  Sam Bowie Vanderbilt (2-21-81) 9
6 Isaiah Jackson Kansas (12/1/2020) 8
  Nerlens Noel Alabama (1/22/2013) 8
  Anthony Davis Tennessee (1-31-12) 8
  Anthony Davis St. John’s (12-1-11) 8
  Patrick Patterson Georgia (3-4-09) 8
  Andre Riddick Morehead State (12-17-93) 8