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Adolph Rupp

Born: September 2, 1901
Alma Mater: Kansas (1923)

Career Record (major schools): 41 Years, 876-190, .822 W-L%
School: Kentucky (876-190)
Official NCAA Record: 876-190, .822 W-L%

Conference Champion: 28 Times (Reg. Seas.), 13 Times (Tourn.)

NCAA Tournament: 20 Years (30-18), 6 Final Fours, 4 Championships
NCAA Champion: 1948, 1949, 1951 and 1958

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Record includes games as coach of major schools, and does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Coaching Record

SRS back to 1949-50
Season School Conf G W L W-L% SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final Notes
1930-31 Kentucky  Southern 18 15 3 .833
1931-32 Kentucky  Southern 17 15 2 .882
1932-33 Kentucky  SEC 24 21 3 .875 Helms Foundation Champ
1933-34 Kentucky  SEC 17 16 1 .941
1934-35 Kentucky  SEC 21 19 2 .905
1935-36 Kentucky  SEC 21 15 6 .714
1936-37 Kentucky  SEC 22 17 5 .773
1937-38 Kentucky  SEC 18 13 5 .722
1938-39 Kentucky RT SEC 20 16 4 .800
1939-40 Kentucky RT SEC 21 15 6 .714
1940-41 Kentucky  SEC 25 17 8 .680
1941-42 KentuckyRTF SEC 25 19 6 .760
1942-43 Kentucky  SEC 23 17 6 .739
1943-44 Kentucky RT SEC 21 19 2 .905
1944-45 KentuckyRT SEC 26 22 4 .846
1945-46 Kentucky RT SEC 30 28 2 .933 NIT Champ
1946-47 Kentucky RT SEC 37 34 3 .919
1947-48 KentuckyRTFN SEC 39 36 3 .923 NCAA Champ and Helms Foundation Champ
1948-49 KentuckyRTFN SEC 34 32 2 .941 1 1 NCAA Champ
1949-50 Kentucky RT SEC 30 25 5 .833 9.86 0.19 2 3
1950-51 KentuckyRFN SEC 34 32 2 .941 22.97 -0.09 1 1 NCAA Champ
1951-52 KentuckyRT SEC 32 29 3 .906 27.21 -0.09 1 1
1953-54 Kentucky R SEC 25 25 0 1.000 26.69 -0.47 1 1
1954-55 KentuckyR SEC 26 23 3 .885 16.39 1.05 1 2
1955-56 Kentucky SEC 26 20 6 .769 12.05 -0.35 2 9
1956-57 KentuckyR SEC 28 23 5 .821 16.92 2.49 3 3
1957-58 KentuckyRFN SEC 29 23 6 .793 15.95 3.92 3 9 NCAA Champ
1958-59 Kentucky SEC 27 24 3 .889 17.65 3.24 1 2
1959-60 Kentucky  SEC 25 18 7 .720 9.28 2.49 13
1960-61 Kentucky SEC 28 19 9 .679 7.86 1.82 19
1961-62 KentuckyR SEC 26 23 3 .885 18.29 1.48 2 3
1962-63 Kentucky  SEC 25 16 9 .640 8.37 0.53 3 3
1963-64 KentuckyR SEC 27 21 6 .778 15.43 1.66 9 1 4
1964-65 Kentucky  SEC 25 15 10 .600 11.43 3.63 11 8
1965-66 KentuckyRF SEC 29 27 2 .931 20.19 3.26 1 1
1966-67 Kentucky  SEC 26 13 13 .500 8.60 3.26 3 3
1967-68 KentuckyR SEC 27 22 5 .815 17.09 6.09 4 5
1968-69 KentuckyR SEC 28 23 5 .821 15.98 3.73 3 3 7
1969-70 KentuckyR SEC 28 26 2 .929 17.77 1.48 2 1 1
1970-71 KentuckyR SEC 28 22 6 .786 13.35 2.74 3 3 8
1971-72 KentuckyR SEC 28 21 7 .750 11.07 3.29 10 7 18
Career Kentucky 1066 876 190 .822 15.47 2.06 (Official NCAA: 876-190)

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Consensus All-Americans
Ralph Beard (1947-1948-1949)
Robert Brannum (1944)
Bob Burrow (1956)
Johnny Cox (1959)
Lou Dampier (1966-1967)
Leroy Edwards (1935)
Alex Groza (1947-1948-1949)
Cliff Hagan (1952-1954)
Dan Issel (1969-1970)
Wallace Jones (1949)
Cotton Nash (1962-1963-1964)
Bernard Opper (1939)
Jack Parkinson (1946)
Frank Ramsey (1954)
Forest Sale (1932-1933)
Bill Spivey (1951)

Games
1945-46 Kentucky 30 (#10)
1946-47 Kentucky 37 (#1)
1947-48 Kentucky 39 (#1)
1948-49 Kentucky 34 (#5)
1950-51 Kentucky 34 (#7)
1951-52 Kentucky 32 (#6)
1956-57 Kentucky 28 (#8)
1957-58 Kentucky 29 (#3)
1965-66 Kentucky 29 (#3)
Career 1066 (#13)

Wins
1932-33 Kentucky 21 (#4)
1934-35 Kentucky 19 (#8)
1943-44 Kentucky 19 (#9)
1944-45 Kentucky 22 (#6)
1945-46 Kentucky 28 (#4)
1946-47 Kentucky 34 (#1)
1947-48 Kentucky 36 (#1)
1948-49 Kentucky 32 (#1)
1949-50 Kentucky 25 (#4)
1950-51 Kentucky 32 (#1)
1951-52 Kentucky 29 (#1)
1953-54 Kentucky 25 (#8)
1954-55 Kentucky 23 (#8)
1956-57 Kentucky 23 (#5)
1957-58 Kentucky 23 (#7)
1958-59 Kentucky 24 (#6)
1961-62 Kentucky 23 (#7)
1965-66 Kentucky 27 (#2)
1968-69 Kentucky 23 (#10)
1969-70 Kentucky 26 (#4)
Career 876 (#6)

Win-Loss Percentage
1932-33 Kentucky .875 (#7)
1933-34 Kentucky .941 (#5)
1934-35 Kentucky .905 (#8)
1943-44 Kentucky .905 (#3)
1945-46 Kentucky .933 (#2)
1946-47 Kentucky .919 (#2)
1947-48 Kentucky .923 (#2)
1948-49 Kentucky .941 (#1)
1949-50 Kentucky .833 (#6)
1950-51 Kentucky .941 (#2)
1951-52 Kentucky .906 (#1)
1953-54 Kentucky 1.000 (#1)
1954-55 Kentucky .885 (#3)
1956-57 Kentucky .821 (#7)
1958-59 Kentucky .889 (#4)
1961-62 Kentucky .885 (#4)
1965-66 Kentucky .931 (#2)
1967-68 Kentucky .815 (#10)
1969-70 Kentucky .929 (#3)
Career .822 (#3)