1950–51 Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team

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1950–51 Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball
SEC Conference Regular season champions
Conference Southeast Conference
Coaches #1
AP #1
1950–51 record 32–2 (14–0 SEC)
Head coach Adolph Rupp
Assistant coach Harry Lancaster
Home arena Memorial Coliseum
« 1949–50 1951–52 »

The 1950–51 Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team represented University of Kentucky. The Head Coach was Adolph Rupp. The team was a member of the Southeast Conference and played their home games at Memorial Coliseum. Two members of this team eventually returned to Kentucky as Athletic Director: Cliff Hagan from 1975 to 1988, and Charles Newton from 1989 to 2000.

NCAA basketball tournament[edit]

  • Mideast
    • Kentucky 79, Louisville 68
    • Kentucky 59, St. John’s, New York 43
  • Final Four
    • Kentucky 76, Illinois 74
    • Kentucky 68, Kansas State 58


Awards and honors[edit]

Team players drafted into the NBA[edit]