1994–95 Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team

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1994–95 Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball
Kentucky Wildcats logo (1984-2005).png
SEC Regular season champions
SEC Tournament champions
NCAA Men's Division I Tournament, Lost Southeast Final
ConferenceSoutheast Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 5
APNo. 2
1994–95 record28–5 (14–2 SEC)
Head coachRick Pitino
Assistant coachJim O'Brien
Assistant coachWinston Bennett
Assistant coachDelray Brooks
Home arenaRupp Arena
Seasons
1994–95 Southeastern Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
East Division
#2 Kentucky 14 2   .875     28 5   .848
Georgia 9 7   .563     18 10   .643
Florida 8 8   .500     17 13   .567
Vanderbilt 6 10   .375     13 15   .464
South Carolina 5 11   .313     10 17   .370
Tennessee 4 12   .250     11 16   .407
West Division
#6 Arkansas 12 4   .750     32 7   .821
#18 Mississippi State 12 4   .750     22 8   .733
#20 Alabama 10 6   .625     23 10   .697
Auburn 7 9   .438     16 13   .552
LSU 6 10   .375     12 15   .444
Ole Miss 3 13   .188     8 19   .296
SEC Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1994–95 Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team represented University of Kentucky. The head coach was Rick Pitino. The team was a member of the Southeast Conference and played their home games at Rupp Arena.

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
11/9/1994*
no, no
Athletes in Action W 122-86 
Rupp Arena (-)
Lexington, KY
11/22/1994*
no, no
Lithuania W 114-81 
Rupp Arena (-)
Lexington, KY
Regular Season
11/26/1994*
no, no
No. 4 Tennessee-Martin W 124-50  1-0
Rupp Arena (23,785)
Lexington, KY
11/30/1994*
no, no
No. 3 No. 14 Ohio W 79-74  2-0
Rupp Arena (24,212)
Lexington, KY
12/3/1994*
no, no
No. 3 vs. No. 5 UCLA
John R. Wooden Classic
L 81-82  2-1
The Pond (18,307)
Anaheim, CA
12/7/1994*
no, no
No. 7 vs. Indiana W 73-70  3-1
Freedom Hall (19,825)
Louisville, KY
12/10/1994*
no, no
No. 7 Boston University W 90-49  4-1
Rupp Arena (23,650)
Lexington, KY
12/17/1994*
no, no
No. 6 vs. Texas Tech W 83-68  5-1
Riverfront Coliseum (17,153)
Cincinnati, OH
12/27/1994*
no, no
No. 5 Marshall W 116-75  6-1
Rupp Arena (23,782)
Lexington, KY
1/1/1995*
no, no
No. 5 at Louisville L 86-88  6-2
Freedom Hall (19,841)
Louisville, KY
01/04/1995
no, no
No. 8 Auburn W 98-64  7-2 (1-0)
Rupp Arena (23,805)
Lexington, KY
01/07/1995
no, no
No. 8 at South Carolina W 80-55  8-2 (2-0)
Frank McGuire Arena (10,582)
Columbia, SC
01/10/1995
no, no
No. 7 at No. 15 Florida W 83-67  9-2 (3-0)
Stephen C. O'Connell Center (11,902)
Gainesville, FL
01/14/1995
no, no
No. 7 Georgia W 83-71  10-2 (4-0)
Rupp Arena (23,625)
Lexington, KY
01/18/1995
no, no
No. 5 vs. Mississippi W 82-65  11-2 (5-0)
The Pyramid (12,073)
Memphis, TN
01/21/1995
no, no
No. 5 Vanderbilt W 81-68  12-2 (6-0)
Rupp Arena (23,222)
Lexington, KY
01/25/1995
no, no
No. 5 Tennessee W 69-50  13-2 (7-0)
Rupp Arena (23,427)
Lexington, KY
01/29/1995
no, no
No. 5 at No. 9 Arkansas L 92-94  13-3 (7-1)
Bud Walton Arena (20,298)
Fayetteville, AR
02/01/1995
no, no
No. 6 South Carolina W 90-72  14-3 (8-1)
Rupp Arena (22,974)
Lexington, KY
02/05/1995*
no, no
No. 6 No. 10 Syracuse W 77-71  15-3
Rupp Arena (24,255)
Lexington, KY
02/08/1995
no, no
No. 5 at Tennessee W 68-48  16-3 (9-1)
Thompson-Boling Arena (20,118)
Knoxville, TN
02/12/1995*
no, no
No. 5 at Notre Dame W 97-58  17-3
Joyce Athletic Center (11,418)
Notre Dame, IN
02/14/1995
no, no
No. 4 No. 23 Mississippi State L 71-76  17-4 (9-2)
Rupp Arena (24,125)
Lexington, KY
02/18/1995
no, no
No. 4 Florida W 87-77  18-4 (10-2)
Rupp Arena (24,320)
Lexington, KY
02/21/1995
no, no
No. 6 at No. 20 Alabama W 72-52  19-4 (11-2)
Coleman Coliseum (15,043)
Tuscaloosa, AL
02/25/1995
no, no
No. 6 at Vanderbilt W 71-60  20-4 (12-2)
Memorial Gymnasium (15,208)
Nashville, TN
03/01/1995
no, no
No. 5 at Georgia W 97-74  21-4 (13-2)
Stegeman Coliseum (10,523)
Athens, GA
03/04/1995
no, no
No. 5 Louisiana State W 127-80  22-4 (14-2)
Rupp Arena (24,325)
Lexington, KY
1995 SEC Tournament
03/10/1995
no, no
No. 3 vs. Auburn
Quarterfinals
W 93-81  23-4
Georgia Dome (26,049)
Atlanta, GA
03/11/1995
no, no
No. 3 vs. Florida
Semifinals
W 86-72  24-4
Georgia Dome (28,966)
Atlanta, GA
03/12/1995
no, no
No. 3 vs. No. 5 Arkansas
Finals
W 95-93 (OT) 25-4
Georgia Dome (30,067)
Atlanta, GA
1995 NCAA Tournament (Tournament seeding in parentheses)
03/16/1995*
no, no
No. 2 (1) vs. (16) Mount St. Mary's
Southeast Regional 1st Round
W 113-67  26-4
The Pyramid (19,120)
Memphis, TN
03/18/1995*
no, no
No. 2 (1) vs. (9) Tulane
Southeast Regional 2nd Round
W 82-60  27-4
The Pyramid (19,120)
Memphis, TN
03/23/1995*
no, no
No. 2 (1) vs. No. 16 (5) Arizona State
Southeast Regional Semifinal
W 97-73  28-4
Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center (17,458)
Birmingham, AL
03/25/1995*
no, no
No. 2 (1) vs. No. 4 (2) North Carolina
Southeast Regional Final
L 61-74  28-5
Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center (17,721)
Birmingham, AL
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

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Awards and honors[edit]

Team players drafted into the NBA[edit]

No one from the Wildcats was claimed in the 1995 NBA Draft.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.bigbluehistory.net
  2. ^ "1995 NBA Draft on". Databasebasketball.com. Archived from the original on 2012-07-06. Retrieved 2012-04-30.