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

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

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