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1948–49 Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team

The 1948–49 Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team represented University of Kentucky. The head coach was Adolph Rupp. The team was a member of the Southeast Conference and played their home games at Alumni Gymnasium.

1948–49 Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball
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NCAA Tournament National Champions
SEC regular season and tournament champions
ConferenceSoutheast Conference
Ranking
APNo. 1
1948–49 record32–2 (13-0 SEC)
Head coachAdolph Rupp
Assistant coachHarry Lancaster
Home arenaAlumni Gymnasium
Seasons

Contents

NCAA tournamentEdit

  • East
    • Kentucky 85, Villanova 72
  • Final Four
    • Kentucky 76, Illinois State 47
  • Finals
    • Kentucky 46, Oklahoma 36

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Awards and honorsEdit

Team players drafted into the NBAEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.databasesports.com/ncaab/tourney.htm?yr=1949
  2. ^ "1949 NBA Draft on". Databasebasketball.com. Archived from the original on 2012-05-03. Retrieved 2012-04-30.