Kentucky Wildcats
NCAA Basketball Tournament History
NCAA Tournament Championships: 8

Under the direction of head coach Adoph Rupp, Joe B. Hall Rick
Pitino and Billy Tubbs, the Kentucky Wildcats have won the NCAA
College Basketball National Championship in the following
seasons.

1948, 1949, 1951, 1958, 1978, 1996,
1998, 2012
NCAA Tournament Final Four Appearances
The Kentucky Wildcats have thrived in March Madness
and made it to the NCAA Final Four in the following
seasons.  The Wildcats established a tremendous Final
Four appearance in the 1990's with three consecutive
appearances and two national championships.

1942, 1948, 1949, 1951, 1958, 1966, 1975, 1978,
1984, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2011, 2012
Kentucky Wildcats
Basketball Facts

  • The University of Kentucky first
    played basketball in 1903.  The
    team went 1-2 that season

  • Legendary head coach Adolph
    Rupp arrived in 1930 and led the
    Wildcats program until 1972.  
    Rupp would go on to become the
    all-time winningest coach in
    college basketball until his
    record was broken by Dean
    Smith. Rupp's Wildcat teams
    won 4 NCAA championships
    (1948, 1949, 1951, 1958), one
    NIT title in 1946

  • Kentucky Wildcat head coaches
    have been named the National
    Coach of the Year on three
    separate occasions.  Eddie
    Sutton 1986, Rick Pitino 1992
    and Tubby Smith 2003.
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Seasons
A new freshman class has arrived in Lexington for the 2012/2013 season with their
eyes on making a strong March Madness run.
Terrence Jones - UK
Soph. (F)
Jones was the #8 rated
freshman in the 2010
class by Scout.  Jones set
a freshman single-game
scoring record with 35
points against Auburn.  
Jones wears jersey #3.
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Kentucky's First Naismith
Award Winner!
The decades-long drought is over.  After years of
playing a dynasty level, the program has finally
produced a Naismith Trophy winner.  Quite a surprise
since the award has been presented to the "Best"
college basketball player since 1959.
Anthony Davis - UK
Fresh (F)
The freshman from
Chicago stands tall at 6-10
after being rated as the #1
player in the class of 2011
by Scout.com.  Davis
wears jersey #23.
Davis is a primary reason
that UK has emerged as a
favorite to win the 2012
NCAA Basketball National
Championship.  Not only
does Davis average more
than 14 PPG and 10
rebounds, but his shot
blocking ability has created
a tremendous defensive
presence in the middle of
the Cats defense.
Anthony Davis
6-10/220 Pound
Freshman Forward
Hometown: Chicago, IL
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