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Image 6 of Basketball, 1970

Part of University of Kentucky Basketball Media Guides (Men)

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY General Information LOCATION—Lexington, Ky., a community of 150,000 in the heart of Kentucky's famed Blue Grass region. Renowned as the world capital of the thoroughbred horse industry and known also as the world's largest loose-leaf tobacco market. FOUNDED—1865 EST. ENROLLMENT—27,920 (On campus—1 6,1 75) PRESIDENT—Or. Otis A. Singletary (At 14 Community Colleges—10,129) SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO PRESIDENT—Dr. Alvin A. Morris ACTING VICE-PRESIDENT, BUSINESS AFFAIRS—George J. Ruschell VICE-PRESIDENT, UNIVERSITY RELATIONS—Dr. Glenwood Creech VICE-PRESIDENT, MEDICAL CENTER—Dr. William Willard ACTING VICE-PRESIDENT, STUDENT AFFAIRS—Dr. Stuart Forth VICE-PRESIDENT, RESEARCH—Dr. Lewis Cochran FACULTY CHAIRMAN OF ATHLETICS—Dr. William Matthews (UK's faculty representative to Southeastern Conference) DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC RELATIONS—Fred A. Woodress CONFERENCE—Southeastern (member since founding in 1933) NICKNAME OF TEAMS—Wildcats COLORS—Blue and White MASCOT—"Baby" (Live Bobcat) BAND—Varsity (Director—Wm. Harry Clarke) FIGHT SONG—"On, On, U. of K." STADIUM—McLean Stadium on Stoll Field (capacity 37,500) GYMNASIUM—Memorial Coliseum (capacity 11,500) Athletics Staff DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS—Harry C. Lancaster (Georgetown '28) ASSISTANT TO DIRECTOR—Mrs. Louise Gilchrist HEAD BASKETBALL COACH—Adolph Rupp (Kansas '23) ASSISTANT COACHES—Joe Hall, T. L. Plain and Dickie Parsons HEAD COACHES OTHER SPORTS—Football: John Ray, Baseball: Dickie Parsons, Track and Cross Country: Press Whelan, Tennis: Dick Vimont, Golf: Humzey Yessin, Swimming and Water Polo: Ron Huebner, Diving: Tom Paxton, Rifle: Maj. Paul Coston. ATTACHED TO AD's OFFICE—Ken Kuhn TICKET SALES MANAGER—Harvey Hodges ACCOUNTANT—Julien Harrison SUPERVISOR OF STUDENT ADMISSIONS—Al Morgan CO-ORDINATOR OF FACILITIES—Clarence Underwood BASKETBALL TRAINER—Claude Vaughan BASKETBALL EQUIPMENT MANAGER—George Hukle SPORTS INFORMATION DIRECTOR—Russell Rice (Kentucky '51)