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101 > Image 101 of Basketball, 1961

Part of University of Kentucky Basketball Media Guides (Men)

Dec. 28 Jan. 4 Jan. 9 Jan. 1 1 Jan. 16 Jan. 23 Jan. 30 Feb. 2 Feb. 4 Feb. 6 Feb. 8 Feb. 13 Feb. 15 Feb. 18 Feb. 20 Feb. 22 Feb. 27 Mar. 1 Team Site Ky. Opp. Minnesota (H) 74 59 Xavier (H) 77 71 Georgia Tech (H) 105 53 DePaul (H) 81 63 Tulane (H) 94 43 Tennessee (A) 97 71 Vanderbilt (A) 85 63 Georgia Tech (Nl) 99 48 Georgia (H) 106 55 Georgia (N2) 100 68 Florida (A) 97 55 Mississippi (H) 88 62 Mississippi State (H) 81 49 Tennessee (H) 90 63 DePaul (A) 76 61 Vanderbilt (H) 100 64 Auburn (N3) 109 79 Alabama (A) 68 43 SEC CHAMPIONS 1832 1450 2124 1452 SEC PLAYOFF Nashville, Tenn. (Playoff game to determine SEC champion and representative in NCAA Tournament. Kentucky and LSU tied for league title due to a schedule disagreement.) Mar. 9 Louisiana State 63 56 2187 1508 SEC CHAMPIONS (Nl) Louisville (N2) Owensboro (N3) Montgomery 1954-55Won 23, Lost 3. COACH: Adolph Rupp CAPTAIN: Bill Evans Dec. 4 Louisiana Statef (H) 74 58 Dec. 11 Xavier (A) 73 69 Dec. 18 Temple (H) 79 61 UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT Lexington, Ky. Dec. 21 Utah 70 65 Dec. 22 LaSalle (championship) 63 54 Dec. 30 St. Louis (H) 82 65 Jan. 1 Temple (A) 101 69 Jan. 8 Georgia Tech (H) 58 59 Jan. 10 DePaul (H) 92 59 Jan. 15 Tulane (A) 58 44 Jan. 17 Louisiana State (A) 64 62 Jan. 22 Tennessee (A) 84 66 Jan. 29 Vanderbilt (A) 75 71 Jan. 31 Georgia Tech (A) 59 65 Feb. 3 Florida (H) 87 63 Feb. 5 Mississippi (Nl) 84 66 Feb. 7 Mississippi State (A) 61 56 Feb. 9 Georgia (H) 86 40 Feb. 14 Xavier (H) 66 55 Feb. 19 DePaul (A) 76 72 Feb. 21 Vanderbilt (H) 77 59 Feb. 26 Auburn (H) 93 59 NCAA TOURNAMENT (Eastern Regionals) Evanston, Illinois Mar. 11 Marguette 71 79 Mar. 12 Penn State 84 59 1987 1588 t Game not counted in SEC standings. (Nl) Memphis 1955-56Won 20, Lost 6. COACH: Adolph Rupp CAPTAIN: Phil Grawemeyer Dec. 3 Louisiana Statef Dec. 1 0 Temple Dec. 12 DePaul Dec. 1 5 Maryland Dec. 17 Idaho UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT Lexington, Ky. Dec. 20 Minnesota 72 Dec. 21 Dayton 74 (A) 62 52 (H) 61 73 (H) 71 69 (A) 62 61 (H) 91 49 Dec. 29 Jan. 7 Jan. 12 Jan. 14 Jan. 21 Jan. 28 Jan. 30 Feb. Feb. Feb. Feb. Feb Feb. Feb. 20 Feb. 25 Feb. 27 Mar. 3 St. Louis U. Georgia Tech Tulane Louisiana State Tennessee Vanderbilt Georgia Tech Duke Auburn Florida Mississippi Mississippi State DePaul Vanderbilt Alabama Georgia Tennessee (A) 101 (H) 104 (H) 85 (H) 107 (A) 95 (A) 73 (A) 84 (H) 31 (Nl) 82 (A) 81 (H) 88 (H) 86 (A) 79 (H) 76 (Nl) 77 (N2) 143 (H) 101 65 89 80 51 63 65 68 81 62 76 81 70 49 65 81 55 101 66 77 2036 1649 NCAA TOURNAMENT (Eastern Regional) Iowa City, Iowa Mar. 16 Wayne U. (A) 84 64 Mar. 17 Iowa (A) 77 89 2197 1802 t Game not counted in SEC standings. (Nl) Montgomery (N2) Louisville 1956-57Won 23, Lost 5 COACH: Adolph Rupp HONORARY CO-CAPTAINS: Ed Beck and Gerry Calvert