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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. ENROLLMENT18,000 (On campus14,000) PRESIDENTDr. John W. Oswald EXECUTIVE VICE-PRESIDENTDr. A. D. Albright VICE-PRESIDENT, BUSINESS AFFAIRSDr. Robert Kerley VICE-PRESIDENT, UNIVERSITY RELATIONSDr. Glenwood Creech VICE-PRESIDENT, MEDICAL CENTERDr. William Willard VICE-PRESIDENT, STUDENT AFFAIRSRobert Johnson FACULTY CHAIRMAN OF ATHLETICSDr. William Matthews (UK's faculty representative to Southeastern Conference) DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC RELATIONSGilbert Kingsbury CONFERENCESoutheastern (member since founding in 1933) NICKNAME OF TEAMSWildcats COLORSBlue and White MASCOT"Tucky" (stuffed wildcat) BANDVarsity (Director Fred Dart) FIGHT SONG"On, On U. of K." STADIUMMcLean Stadium on Stoll Field (capacity 37,500) GYMNASIUMMemorial Coliseum (capacity 11,500) Athletics Staff DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICSBernie Shively (Illinois '27) HEAD BASKETBALL COACHAdolph Rupp (Kansas '23) ASSISTANT COACHESHarry Lancaster and Joe Hall HEAD COACHES OTHER SPORTSFootball: Charlie Brawshaw, Baseball: Abe Shannon, Track and Cross Country: Bob Johnson, Tennis: Dick Vimont, Golf: Hum-zey Yessin, Swimming and Water Polo: Wynn Paul, Rifle: Maj. Bruce A. Martin. TICKET SALES MANAGERHarvey Hodges ACCOUNTANTJulien Harrison SUPERVISOR OF STUDENT ADMISSIONSAl Morgan BASKETBALL TRAINERRichard (Spike) Kerns BASKETBALL EQUIPMENT MANAGERGeorge Hukle SPORTS INFORMATION DIRECTORKen Kuhn (Michigan State '42) ASSISTANT INFORMATION DIRECTORBill Baxter 5