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Part of University of Kentucky Basketball Media Guides (Men)

QUICK FACTS ON KENTUCKY BASKETBALL NCAA CHAMPIONSFour Times (1948, '49, '51, '58) in 17 Appearances. Record 28 Victories. UK INVITATIONAL CHAMPIONSEleven Times in 16 Tournaments. SEC CHAMPIONSRecord 24 Times Since 1933. (Last in 1969.) WORLD CHAMPIONS1948 Olympic Games. INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITIES TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONS1966. NATIONAL CHAMPIONS BY POLLSFive Times Since 1949. ALL-TIME RECORDWon 1,018, Lost 322, Tied 1 in 66 Seasons. ADOLPH RUPP39 Years As Head Coach (Nation's WinningestWon 810, Lost 17582.2%). KENTUCKY ALL-AMERICANS25 Players Honored 83 Times. ALL-SOUTHEASTERN48 Players Honored 83 Times. PROFESSIONALS26 Players Entered Ranks. MEMORIAL COLISEUM 11,500) Home Floor Since 1950 (Won 223, Lost 30). RECORD HIGH POINTS143 vs. Georgia (Neutral Site) '56At Home 115 vs. Auburn '66; 1 1 5 vs. Xavier '68. INDIVIDUAL HIGH51 By Cliff Hagan in 1953 vs. Temple. BIGGEST VICTORY MARGIN77 vs. Georgia in 1956At Home, 53 vs. Georgia Tech '56, Georgia '59. NIT CHAMPIONS1946. SUGAR BOWL CHAMPIONSFive Times. MILESTONES IN THE RUPP RECORD Victory No. 100 December 9, 1936 Victory No. 200 January 9, 1943 ... Victory No. 300 January 25, 1947 Victory No. 400 February 4, 1950 . Georgetown (Ky.) (H) 46-21 Xavier (A) 43-38 .. Xavier (H) 71-34 Mississippi (A) 61-55 Victory No. 500 December 22, 1954 La Salle (H) 63-54 Victory No. 600 January 29, 1959 .. Victory No. 700 February 3, 1964 .. Victory No. 772 December 30, 1967 Georgia (H) 108-55 Georgia (A) 103-83 Notre Dame (N) 81-73 Victory No. 800 January 27, 1969 Alabama (A) 83-70 5