After the 1948 season, Kentucky lost the following players: Kenny Rollins, guard, 6.6 ppg. Joe Holland, forward, 3.7 ppg. Jack Parkinson, guard, 3.3 ppg. Albert Cummins, guard, 1.9 ppg. Jim Jordan, forward, 1.5 ppg. Bill Smither, guard, 1.4 ppg. Dutch Campbell, center, 1.1 ppg. John Strogh, guard, ...
Kentucky's eight national championships are the second-most all time in men's basketball, trailing only UCLA's 11. North Carolina with six championships and Duke with five are all in position this...
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Kentucky has won eight NCAA national championships, second most of all Division I schools. Only UCLA, with 11, has more than the Wildcats. UK is 8-4 in national title games with its most recent appearance coming in the 2014 national championship game. The Wildcats' most recent championship was 2012.
Championships: 8 (1948, 1949, 1951, 1958, 1978, 1996, 1998, 2012) Win-Loss: 131-53. Kentucky Best Tournament Performances. TEAM BESTS.
Kentucky has 2 NIT Championships (1946, 1976), 7 Helms Titles (1933, 1948, 1949, 1951, 1954, 1958, 1978), 2 undefeated seasons (1912, 1954), 5 Sugar Bowl Tournament Championships (1937, 1939, 1949, 1956, 1963), a league best all time SEC regular season record of 943–261 (.783), a league best 46 SEC Regular Season Championships, a league best all time SEC Tournament record of 124–25 (.832), and a league best 28 SEC Tournament Championships. Kentucky also holds the SEC's all time ...
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UK also boasts the 1988 women's cross country national championship; 2020–21 women's volleyball championship; 2011, 2018, and 2021 rifle championships, and 8 men's basketball titles. UK was also crowned an NCAA co-champion, after knocking off #1 Oklahoma in the 1951 Sugar Bowl to win the 1950 National Championship in college football.
The Wildcats defeated in-state rival Louisville, 69-61, to earn a spot in the championship game en route to Kentucky’s eighth national title and John Calipari’s first. The Wildcats scoring was as balanced as ever with five players averaging double figures, led by Anthony Davis’ 14.2. Doron Lamb (13.7), Terrence Jones (12.3), Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (11.9) and Marquis Teague (10.0) rounded out UK’s top five in scoring.