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6 > Image 6 of Basketball, 1970

Part of University of Kentucky Basketball Media Guides (Men)

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY General Information LOCATIONLexington, 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. FOUNDED1865 EST. ENROLLMENT27,920 (On campus1 6,1 75) PRESIDENTOr. Otis A. Singletary (At 14 Community Colleges10,129) SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO PRESIDENTDr. Alvin A. Morris ACTING VICE-PRESIDENT, BUSINESS AFFAIRSGeorge J. Ruschell VICE-PRESIDENT, UNIVERSITY RELATIONSDr. Glenwood Creech VICE-PRESIDENT, MEDICAL CENTERDr. William Willard ACTING VICE-PRESIDENT, STUDENT AFFAIRSDr. Stuart Forth VICE-PRESIDENT, RESEARCHDr. Lewis Cochran FACULTY CHAIRMAN OF ATHLETICSDr. William Matthews (UK's faculty representative to Southeastern Conference) DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC RELATIONSFred A. Woodress CONFERENCESoutheastern (member since founding in 1933) NICKNAME OF TEAMSWildcats COLORSBlue and White MASCOT"Baby" (Live Bobcat) BANDVarsity (DirectorWm. Harry Clarke) FIGHT SONG"On, On, U. of K." STADIUMMcLean Stadium on Stoll Field (capacity 37,500) GYMNASIUMMemorial Coliseum (capacity 11,500) Athletics Staff DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICSHarry C. Lancaster (Georgetown '28) ASSISTANT TO DIRECTORMrs. Louise Gilchrist HEAD BASKETBALL COACHAdolph Rupp (Kansas '23) ASSISTANT COACHESJoe Hall, T. L. Plain and Dickie Parsons HEAD COACHES OTHER SPORTSFootball: 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 OFFICEKen Kuhn TICKET SALES MANAGERHarvey Hodges ACCOUNTANTJulien Harrison SUPERVISOR OF STUDENT ADMISSIONSAl Morgan CO-ORDINATOR OF FACILITIESClarence Underwood BASKETBALL TRAINERClaude Vaughan BASKETBALL EQUIPMENT MANAGERGeorge Hukle SPORTS INFORMATION DIRECTORRussell Rice (Kentucky '51)