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
NCAA Men's Division I Tournament, Lost Southeast Final
Conference Southeast Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 5
AP No. 2
1994–95 record 28–5 (14–2 SEC)
Head coach Rick Pitino
Assistant coach Jim O'Brien
Assistant coach Winston Bennett
Assistant coach Delray Brooks
Home arena Rupp 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. Retrieved 2012-04-30.