1950–51 Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team

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1950–51 Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball
NCAA Tournament National Champions
SEC regular season champions
ConferenceSoutheast Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 1
APNo. 1
1950–51 record32–2 (14–0 SEC)
Head coachAdolph Rupp
Assistant coachHarry Lancaster
Home arenaMemorial Coliseum
Seasons

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

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Awards and honors[edit]

Team players drafted into the NBA[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.databasesports.com/ncaab/tourney.htm?yr=1951
  2. ^ "Final Four Most Outstanding Players". cbs.sportsline.com. Archived from the original on 7 September 2008. Retrieved 31 March 2008.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-03-17. Retrieved 2009-05-16.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)