1960–61 Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team

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1960–61 Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 18
1960–61 record19–9 (10–4 SEC)
Head coachAdolph Rupp
CaptainDick Parsons
Home arenaMemorial Coliseum
Seasons

The 1960–61 Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team represented the University of Kentucky during the 1960–61 NCAA men's basketball season.

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
December 1*
VMI W 72–56 
Memorial Coliseum 
Lexington, KY
December 3*
Florida State L 58–63 
Memorial Coliseum 
Lexington, KY
December 7*
vs. Notre Dame W 68–62 
Freedom Hall 
Louisville, KY
December 13*
No. 20 vs. No. 5 North Carolina
Rivalry
W 70–65 
Greensboro Coliseum 
Greensboro, NC
December 17*
No. 20 at Temple L 58–66 
 
 
December 21*
Illinois
UK Invitation Tournament
W 83–78 
Memorial Coliseum 
Lexington, KY
December 22*
No. 16 Saint Louis
UK Invitation Tournament
L 72–74 OT
Memorial Coliseum 
Lexington, KY
December 31*
No. 19 Missouri W 81–69 
Memorial Coliseum 
Lexington, KY
January 2*
No. 19 Miami (OH) W 70–58 
Memorial Coliseum 
Lexington, KY
January 7
Georgia Tech W 89–79 
Memorial Coliseum 
Lexington, KY
January 9
at Vanderbilt L 62–64 
 
Nashville, TN
January 13
at LSU L 59–73 
 
Baton Rouge, LA
January 14
at Tulane L 70–72 
 
New Orleans, LA
January 21
Tennessee W 83–54 
Memorial Coliseum 
Lexington, KY
January 30
at Georgia Tech L 60–62 
 
Atlanta, GA
February 4
Florida
Rivalry
W 89–68 
Memorial Coliseum 
Lexington, KY
February 7
Georgia W 74–67 
Memorial Coliseum 
Lexington, KY
February 11
vs. Ole Miss W 74–60 
Municipal Auditorium 
Jackson, MS
February 13
at Mississippi State W 68–62 
 
Starkville, MS
February 17*
UCLA W 77–76 
Memorial Coliseum 
Lexington, KY
February 21
Vanderbilt W 60–59 
Memorial Coliseum 
Lexington, KY
February 25
Alabama W 80–53 
Memorial Coliseum 
Lexington, KY
February 27
Auburn W 77–51 
Memorial Coliseum 
Lexington, KY
March 4
at Tennessee W 68–61 
 
Knoxville, TN
March 9*
vs. Vanderbilt
SEC Playoff
W 88–67 
 
Knoxville, TN
March 11*
vs. Marquette L 72–88 
Chicago Stadium 
Chicago, IL
March 17*
vs. Morehead State
NCAA Tournament
W 71–64 
Freedom Hall 
Louisville, KY
March 18*
vs. No. 1 Ohio State
NCAA Tournament
L 74–87 
Freedom Hall 
Louisville, KY
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

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