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102 > Image 102 of Basketball, 1961

Part of University of Kentucky Basketball Media Guides (Men)

Date Team Site Ky. Opp. Dec. 1 Wash. & Lee (H) 94 66 Dec. 3 Miami (Fla.) (H) 114 75 Dec. 8 Temple (A) 73 58 Dec. 10 St. Louis (H) 70 71 Dec. 15 Maryland (H) 76 55 Dec. 18 Duke (A) 84 85 UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT Lexington, Ky. Dec. 21 Southern Methodist 73 Dec. 22 Illinois 91 (Championship) SUGAR BOWL TOURNAMENT New Orleans, Louisiana 67 70 Dec. 28 Virginia Tech 56 55 Dec. 29 Houston 111 76 (Championship) Jan. 5 Georgia Tech (H) 95 72 Jan. 7 Loyola (Chicago) (H) 81 62 Jan. 12 Louisiana State (A) 51 46 Jan. 14 Tulane (A) 60 68 Jan. 19 Tennessee (A) 97 72 Jan. 26 Vanderbilt (A) 91 83 Jan. 28 Georgia Tech (A) 76 65 Jan. 30 Georgia (H) 84 53 Feb. 2 Florida (H) 88 61 Feb. 8 Mississippi (Nl) 75 69 Feb. 11 Miss. State (A) 81 89 Feb. 15 Loyola (Chicago) (A) 115 65 Feb. 18 Vanderbilt (H) 80 78 Feb. 23 Alabama (H) 79 60 Feb. 25 Auburn (H) 103 85 Mar. 2 Tennessee (H) 93 75 SEC CHAMPIONS 2191 1781 NCAA TOURNAMENT (Midwest Regional) Lexington, Ky. Mar. 15 Pittsburgh 98 92 Mar. 16 Michigan State 68 80 (Nl) Memphis 2357 1953 1957-58Won 23, Lost 6. COACH: Adolph Rupp HONORARY CAPT.: Ed Beck Date Team Dec. 2 Duke University Dec. 4 Ohio State Dec. 7 Temple Dec. 9 Maryland Dec. 14 St. Louis Dec. 16 SMU UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT Lexington, Ky. Dec. 20 West Virginia 70 Dec. 21 Minnesota 78 Dec. 23 Utah State (H) 92 Dec. 30 Loyola (Chicago) (H) 75 Site Ky. Opp. (H) 78 74 (A) 61 54 (H) 85* **83 (A) 62 71 (A) 73 60 (A) 64 65 77 58 64 42 Date Team Site Ky. Opp. Jan. 4 Ga. Tech (H) 76 60 Jan. 6 Vanderbilt (A) 86 81 Jan. 1 1 Louisiana State (H) 97 52 Jan. 13 Tulane (H) 86 50 Jan. 18 Tennessee (H) 77 68 Jan. 27 Ga. Tech (A) 52 71 Jan. 29 Georgia (Nl) 74 55 Jan. 31 Florida (A) 78 56 Feb. 8 Mississippi (H) 96 65 Feb. 10 Miss. State (H) 72 62 Feb. 15 Loyola (Chicago) (A) 56 57 Feb. 17 Vanderbilt (H) 65 61 Feb. 22 Alabama (N2) 45 *43 Feb. 24 Auburn (N3) 63 64 Mar. 1 Tennessee (A) 77 66 SEC CHAMPIONS 1838 1559 NCAA TOURNAMENT (Mideast Regional) Lexington, Ky. Mar. 14 Miami (Ohio) 94 70 Mar. 15 Notre Dame 89 56 NCAA FINALS Louisville, Ky. Mar. 21 Temple 61 60 Mar. 22 Seattle 84 72 (Championship Game) 2166 1817 NATIONAL COLLEGIATE CHAMPIONS FOR RECORD FOURTH TIME *** Three overtime periods. * One overtime period. (Nl) Atlanta (N3) Birmingham (N2) Montgomery 1958-59Won 24, Lost 3. COACH Adolph Rupp HONORARY CAPT. Johnny Cox Dec. 1 Florida State (H) 91 68 Dec. 6 Temple (A) 76 71 Dec. 8 Duke (A) 78 64 Dec. 1 1 SMU (H) 72 60 Dec. 13 St. Louis (H) 76 57 Dec. 15 Maryland (H) 58 *56 UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT Lexington, Ky. Dec. 19 Ohio State 95 76 Dec. 20 West Virginia (championship) 97 91 Dec. 29 Navy (H) 82 69 Dec. 30 Illinois (Nl) 76 75 Jan. 3 Georgia Tech (H) 72 62 Jan. 6 Vanderbilt (A) 66 75 Jan. 10 Louisiana State (A) 76 61 Jan. 12 Tulane (A) 85 68 Jan. 17 Tennessee (H) 79 58 Jan. 26 Georgia Tech (A) 94 70 Jan. 29 Georgia (H) 108 55 Jan. 31 Florida (H) 94 51 Feb. 7 Mississippi (N2) 97 72