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6 > Image 6 of Basketball, 1954

Part of University of Kentucky Basketball Media Guides (Men)

FACTS ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY GENERAL INFORMATION LOCATION LEXINGTON, a community of about 100,000 located in the heart of Kentucky's famed Bluegrass region. Renowned as the thoroughbred horse breeding center of the world, Lexington's surrounding countryside is dotted with famous horse farms. The city also is known as the world's largest loose-leaf tobacco market. It is located about 80 miles east of Louisville and 85 miles south of Cincinnati, Ohio. FOUNDED 1 865 ENROLLMENT Approximately 6,000 PRESIDENT Dr. Herman Lee Donovan VICE-PRESIDENT Dr. Leo M. Chamberlain FACULTY CHAIRMAN OF ATHLETICS Dean A. D. Kirwan ATHLETIC CONFERENCE Southeastern NICKNAME OF TEAMS Wildcats GYMNASIUM Memorial Coliseum (capacity 13,000) COLORS Blue and White FIGHT SONG "On, On U of K" MASCOT "Colonel" (a live Kentucky wildcat) BAND "Marching 100" directed by Warren Lutz ATHLETIC STAFF ATHLETIC DIRECTOR Bernie A. Shively (Illinois '27) HEAD BASKETBALL COACH Adolph Rupp (Kansas '23) ASST. BASKETBALL COACH Harry Lancaster (Georgetown '32) TRAINER Charles (Smoky) Harper (Mercer '23) EQUIPMENT MANAGER S. C. (Buster) Brown ACCOUNTANT David Doyle TICKET SALES MANAGER Harvey Hodges (Kentucky '3D SPORTS PUBLICITY EDITOR Ken Kuhn (Michigan State '46) I