2004–05 Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team

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2004–05 Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball
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SEC Regular Season
NCAA Tournament, Elite Eight, 3-1
Conference Southeastern Conference Eastern
Ranking
Coaches #5
AP #7
2004–05 record 28-6 (14-2 SEC)
Head coach Tubby Smith
Assistant coach David Hobbs
Assistant coach Scott Rigot
Assistant coach Reggie Hansen
Home arena Rupp Arena
Seasons
« 2003–04 2005–06 »

The 2004–05 Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team represented University of Kentucky. The Head Coach was Tubby Smith. The team was a member of the Southeast Conference and played their home games at Rupp Arena.

Roster[edit]

2004–05 Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Home town
G 1 Stockton, BrandonBrandon Stockton 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Jr Glasgow, KY
G 2 Moss, RaviRavi Moss 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Jr Hopkinsville, KY
G 3 Bradley, RamelRamel Bradley 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr Brooklyn, NY
G 4 Rondo, RajonRajon Rondo 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Fr Louisville, KY
G 5 Carrier, JoshJosh Carrier 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Sr Bowling Green, KY
C 10 Orbzut, LukaszLukasz Orbzut 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) 265 lb (120 kg) So Gliwice, PO
G 12 LeMaster, PrestonPreston LeMaster 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Jr Paris, KY
F 13 Perry, BobbyBobby Perry 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 215 lb (98 kg) So Durham, NC
C 21 Alleyne, ShagariShagari Alleyne 7 ft 3 in (2.21 m) 270 lb (122 kg) So New York, NY
G 22 Sparks, PatrickPatrick Sparks 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 180 lb (82 kg) RS Jr Central City, KY
F 23 Thomas, SheraySheray Thomas 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 240 lb (109 kg) So Montreal, QB
F 24 Azubuike, KelennaKelenna Azubuike 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Jr Tulsa, OK
G 32 Crawford, JoeJoe Crawford 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Fr Detroit, MI
C 33 Morris, RandolphRandolph Morris 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 260 lb (118 kg) Fr Atlanta, GA
F 44 Hayes, ChuckChuck Hayes 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Sr Modesto, CA
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  • David Hobbs
  • Scott Rigot
  • Reggie Hansen

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2 Bench 3
C Randolph Morris Lukasz Orbzut Shagari Alleyne
PF Chuck Hayes Sheray Thomas
SF Kelenna Azubuike Bobby Perry Josh Carrier
SG Patrick Sparks Joe Crawford Ravi Moss Preston LeMaster
PG Rajon Rondo Ramel Bradley Brandon Stockton

Schedule and Results[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Non-Conference Regular Season
November 20, 2005* 4:00 PM Coppin State #9 Rupp ArenaLexington, KY UKTV W 77–46  22,231 1–0
November 23, 2004* 7:00 PM vs. Ball State #8 US Bank ArenaCincinnati, OH UKTV W 73–53  15,563 2–0
November 26, 2004* 7:00 PM Georgia State #8 Rupp Arena • Lexington, KY UKTV W 77–59  22,368 3–0
November 30, 2004* 7:00 PM Tennessee Tech #8 Rupp Arena • Lexington, KY UKTV W 92–63  22,368 4–0
December 4, 2004* 12:00 PM at #9 North Carolina #8 Dean Smith CenterChapel Hill, NC CBS L 78–91  21,750 4–1
December 8, 2004* 7:00 PM Morehead State #10 Rupp Arena • Lexington, KY UKTV W 71–40  20,652 5–1
December 11, 2004* 2:00 PM vs. Indiana #10 Freedom HallLouisville, KY CBS W 73–58  20,084 6–1
December 18, 2004* 12:00 PM at #13 Louisville #9 Freedom Hall • Louisville, KY
(Battle for the Bluegrass)
ESPN W 60–58  20,088 7–1
December 22, 2004* 7:00 PM William & Mary #8 Rupp Arena • Lexington, KY UKTV W 92–47  18,059 8–1
December 29, 2004* 7:00 PM Campbell #8 Rupp Arena • Lexington, KY UKTV W 82–50  22,411 9–1
SEC Regular Season
January 5, 2005 8:00 PM South Carolina #8 Rupp Arena • Lexington, KY JP Sports W 79–75  22,782 10–1
January 9, 2005* 4:00 PM #2 Kansas #8 Rupp Arena • Lexington, KY CBS L 59–65  24,367 10–2
January 12, 2005 7:00 PM Vanderbilt #9 Rupp Arena • Lexington, KY FSN W 69–54  22,174 11–2
January 15, 2005 1:00 PM at Georgia #9 Stegeman ColiseumAthens, GA JP Sports W 76–55  9,014 12–2
January 19, 2005 8:00 PM at Ole Miss #8 Tad Smith ColiseumOxford, MS JP Sports W 53–50  8,451 13–2
January 22, 2005 1:30 PM LSU #8 Rupp Arena • Lexington, KY CBS W 89–58  23,073 14–2
January 25, 2005 9:00 PM at Tennessee #7 Thompson-Boling ArenaKnoxville, TN ESPN W 84–62  16,183 15–2
January 29, 2005 3:30 PM at Arkansas #7 Bud Walton ArenaFayetteville, AR CBS W 68–67  20,268 16–2
February 5, 2005 3:00 PM at Vanderbilt #6 Memorial GymnasiumNashville, TN JP Sports W 84–70  14,316 17–2
February 8, 2005 9:00 PM Florida #5 Rupp Arena • Lexington, KY ESPN W 69–66  24,191 18–2
February 12, 2005 3:00 PM Georgia #5 Rupp Arena • Lexington, KY JP Sports W 60–51  23,897 19–2
February 15, 2005 9:00 PM at South Carolina #3 Colonial CenterColumbia, SC ESPN L 61–73  16,107 19–3
February 19, 2005 9:00 PM Mississippi State #3 Rupp Arena • Lexington, KY
(ESPN College GameDay)
ESPN W 94–78  24,247 20–3
February 23, 2005 8:00 PM Auburn #5 Rupp Arena • Lexington, KY JP Sports W 81–73  23,063 21–3
February 26, 2005 1:30 PM Alabama #5 Coleman ColiseumTuscaloosa, AL CBS W 78–71  15,316 22–3
March 2, 2005 8:00 PM Tennessee #3 Rupp Arena • Lexington, KY JP Sports W 73–61  24,205 23–3
March 6, 2005 12:00 PM at Florida #3 O'Connell CenterGainesville, FL CBS L 52–53  12,602 23–4
2005 SEC Tournament
March 11, 2005 9:30 PM vs. Tennessee #4 Georgia DomeAtlanta, GA
(2005 SEC Tournament Quarterfinals)
JP Sports W 76–62  22,024 24–4
March 12, 2005 3:30 PM vs. LSU #4 Georgia Dome • Atlanta, GA
(SEC Tournament Semifinals)
JP Sports W 79–78 OT 24,214 26–4
March 13, 2005 1:30 PM vs. Florida #4 Georgia Dome • Atlanta, GA
(SEC Tournament Championship)
CBS L 53–70  24,408 26–5
2005 NCAA Tournament
March 17, 2005 12:45 PM vs. Eastern Kentucky #7 RCA DomeIndianapolis, IN
(NCAA First Round)
CBS W 72–64  27,284 27–5
March 19, 2005 8:30 PM vs. #23 Cincinnati #7 RCA Dome • Indianapolis, IN
(NCAA Second Round)
CBS W 69–60  40,331 28–5
March 19, 2005 9:30 PM vs. #18 Utah #7 Frank Erwin CenterAustin, TX
(NCAA Regional Semifinal)
CBS W 62–52  16,239 29–5
March 21, 2005 3:00 PM vs. #15 Michigan State #7 Frank Erwin Center • Austin, TX
(NCAA Regional Finals)
CBS L 88–94 2OT 16,239 29–6
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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