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Kentucky Wildcats

Location: Lexington, Kentucky ▪ Colors: Blue & White
Record: 111 Years, 2142-673, .761 W-L%

Conferences: SEC, Southern and Ind
Conference Champion: 52 Times (Reg. Seas.), 29 Times (Tourn.)

NCAA Tournament: 54 Years (118-48), 16 Final Fours, 8 Championships
NCAA Champion: 1948, 1949, 1951, 1958, 1978, 1996, 1998 and 2012

Ranked in AP Poll: 46 Times (Preseason), 47 Times (Final), 806 Weeks (Total)

Seasons where the school was classified as a major school (i.e., Division I or equivalent).
Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

111 Seasons

SRS back to 1979-80
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
1 2013-14F SEC 29 11 .725 18.07 9.90 74.8 66.6 1 1 Lost National Final John Calipari (29-11)
2 2012-13  SEC 21 12 .636 13.94 5.78 72.6 64.5 3 3 John Calipari (21-12)
3 2011-12RFN SEC 38 2 .950 24.73 7.93 77.4 60.6 2 1 1 Won National Final John Calipari (38-2)
4 2010-11TF SEC 29 9 .763 20.30 8.91 74.9 63.5 11 8 11 Lost National Semifinal John Calipari (29-9)
5 2009-10RT SEC 35 3 .921 21.13 6.82 79.3 64.9 4 1 2 Lost Regional Final John Calipari (35-3)
6 2008-09  SEC 22 14 .611 12.69 4.82 74.1 66.3 19 Billy Gillispie (22-14)
7 2007-08 SEC 18 13 .581 9.19 7.09 68.5 65.6 20 20 Lost First Round Billy Gillispie (18-13)
8 2006-07 SEC 22 12 .647 17.12 11.41 73.4 67.7 22 20 Lost Second Round Tubby Smith (22-12)
9 2005-06 SEC 22 13 .629 13.12 8.88 70.8 66.2 9 7 Lost Second Round Tubby Smith (22-13)
10 2004-05R SEC 28 6 .824 19.16 8.10 73.6 62.6 9 3 7 Lost Regional Final Tubby Smith (28-6)
11 2003-04RT SEC 27 5 .844 18.83 8.55 73.9 63.6 11 2 2 Lost Second Round Tubby Smith (27-5)
12 2002-03RT SEC 32 4 .889 22.47 9.33 77.3 64.1 17 1 1 Lost Regional Final Tubby Smith (32-4)
13 2001-02R SEC 22 10 .688 19.15 11.99 76.9 68.2 4 4 16 Lost Regional Semifinal Tubby Smith (22-10)
14 2000-01RT SEC 24 10 .706 20.27 11.06 79.8 70.6 12 9 9 Lost Regional Semifinal Tubby Smith (24-10)
15 1999-00R SEC 23 10 .697 18.52 12.71 69.1 62.8 14 11 19 Lost Second Round Tubby Smith (23-10)
16 1998-99T SEC 28 9 .757 22.63 9.93 75.4 62.7 4 3 8 Lost Regional Final Tubby Smith (28-9)
17 1997-98RTFN SEC 35 4 .897 22.95 9.85 80.1 67.0 8 4 5 Won National Final Tubby Smith (35-4)
18 1996-97TF SEC 35 5 .875 29.23 9.20 3 3 5 Lost National Final Rick Pitino (35-5)
19 1995-96RFN SEC 34 2 .944 32.14 10.06 1 1 2 Won National Final Rick Pitino (34-2)
20 1994-95RT SEC 28 5 .848 28.28 9.65 4 2 2 Lost Regional Final Rick Pitino (28-5)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
21 1993-94RT SEC 27 7 .794 21.56 9.41 2 1 7 Lost Second Round Rick Pitino (27-7)
22 1992-93TF SEC 30 4 .882 26.91 9.23 5 1 2 Lost National Semifinal Rick Pitino (30-4)
23 1991-92RT SEC 29 7 .806 20.85 9.60 4 4 6 Lost Regional Final Rick Pitino (29-7)
24 1990-91  SEC 22 6 .786 17.86 10.04 8 9 Rick Pitino (22-6)
25 1989-90  SEC 14 14 .500 9.41 8.45 Rick Pitino (14-14)
26 1988-89  SEC 13 19 .406 4.45 7.45 Eddie Sutton (13-19)
27 1987-88RT SEC 27 6 .818 18.90 8.87 5 1 6 Lost Regional Semifinal Eddie Sutton (27-6)
28 1986-87 SEC 18 11 .621 11.33 10.61 11 9 Lost First Round Eddie Sutton (18-11)
29 1985-86RT SEC 32 4 .889 21.80 9.63 11 3 3 Lost Regional Final Eddie Sutton (32-4)
30 1984-85 SEC 18 13 .581 11.53 9.57 18 18 Lost Regional Semifinal Joe B. Hall (18-13)
31 1983-84RTF SEC 29 5 .853 20.27 10.18 2 1 3 Lost National Semifinal Joe B. Hall (29-5)
32 1982-83R SEC 23 8 .742 18.51 10.48 4 2 12 Lost Regional Final Joe B. Hall (23-8)
33 1981-82R SEC 22 8 .733 12.55 5.95 3 2 15 Lost First Round Joe B. Hall (22-8)
34 1980-81 SEC 22 6 .786 18.52 9.52 1 1 8 Lost Second Round Joe B. Hall (22-6)
35 1979-80R SEC 29 6 .829 16.95 7.15 2 2 4 Lost Regional Semifinal Joe B. Hall (29-6)
36 1978-79  SEC 19 12 .613 11 6 Joe B. Hall (19-12)
37 1977-78RFN SEC 30 2 .938 2 1 1 Won National Final Joe B. Hall (30-2)
38 1976-77R SEC 26 4 .867 6 2 3 Lost Regional Final Joe B. Hall (26-4)
39 1975-76  SEC 20 10 .667 6 6 Joe B. Hall (20-10)
40 1974-75RF SEC 26 5 .839 16 2 2 Lost National Final Joe B. Hall (26-5)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
41 1973-74  SEC 13 13 .500 10 10 Joe B. Hall (13-13)
42 1972-73R SEC 20 8 .714 13 8 17 Lost Regional Final Joe B. Hall (20-8)
43 1971-72R SEC 21 7 .750 10 7 18 Lost Regional Final Adolph Rupp (21-7)
44 1970-71R SEC 22 6 .786 3 3 8 Lost Regional Semifinal Adolph Rupp (22-6)
45 1969-70R SEC 26 2 .929 2 1 1 Lost Regional Final Adolph Rupp (26-2)
46 1968-69R SEC 23 5 .821 3 3 7 Lost Regional Semifinal Adolph Rupp (23-5)
47 1967-68R SEC 22 5 .815 4 5 Lost Regional Final Adolph Rupp (22-5)
48 1966-67  SEC 13 13 .500 3 3 Adolph Rupp (13-13)
49 1965-66RF SEC 27 2 .931 1 1 Lost National Final Adolph Rupp (27-2)
50 1964-65  SEC 15 10 .600 11 8 Adolph Rupp (15-10)
51 1963-64R SEC 21 6 .778 9 1 4 Lost Regional Semifinal Adolph Rupp (21-6)
52 1962-63  SEC 16 9 .640 3 3 Adolph Rupp (16-9)
53 1961-62R SEC 23 3 .885 2 3 Lost Regional Final Adolph Rupp (23-3)
54 1960-61 SEC 19 9 .679 19 Lost Regional Final Adolph Rupp (19-9)
55 1959-60  SEC 18 7 .720 13 Adolph Rupp (18-7)
56 1958-59 SEC 24 3 .889 1 2 Lost Regional Semifinal Adolph Rupp (24-3)
57 1957-58RFN SEC 23 6 .793 3 9 Won National Final Adolph Rupp (23-6)
58 1956-57R SEC 23 5 .821 3 3 Lost Regional Final Adolph Rupp (23-5)
59 1955-56 SEC 20 6 .769 2 9 Lost Regional Final Adolph Rupp (20-6)
60 1954-55R SEC 23 3 .885 1 2 Lost Regional Semifinal Adolph Rupp (23-3)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
61 1953-54 R SEC 25 0 1.000 1 1 Adolph Rupp (25-0)
62 1951-52RT SEC 29 3 .906 1 1 Lost Regional Final Adolph Rupp (29-3)
63 1950-51RFN SEC 32 2 .941 1 1 Won National Final Adolph Rupp (32-2)
64 1949-50 RT SEC 25 5 .833 2 3 Adolph Rupp (25-5)
65 1948-49RTFN SEC 32 2 .941 68.2 45.0 1 1 Won National Final Adolph Rupp (32-2)
66 1947-48RTFN SEC 36 3 .923 Won National Final Adolph Rupp (36-3)
67 1946-47 RT SEC 34 3 .919 Adolph Rupp (34-3)
68 1945-46 RT SEC 28 2 .933 Adolph Rupp (28-2)
69 1944-45RT SEC 22 4 .846 Lost Regional Semifinal Adolph Rupp (22-4)
70 1943-44 RT SEC 19 2 .905 Adolph Rupp (19-2)
71 1942-43  SEC 17 6 .739 Adolph Rupp (17-6)
72 1941-42RTF SEC 19 6 .760 Lost Regional Final Adolph Rupp (19-6)
73 1940-41  SEC 17 8 .680 Adolph Rupp (17-8)
74 1939-40 RT SEC 15 6 .714 Adolph Rupp (15-6)
75 1938-39 RT SEC 16 4 .800 Adolph Rupp (16-4)
76 1937-38  SEC 13 5 .722 Adolph Rupp (13-5)
77 1936-37  SEC 17 5 .773 Adolph Rupp (17-5)
78 1935-36  SEC 15 6 .714 Adolph Rupp (15-6)
79 1934-35  SEC 19 2 .905 Adolph Rupp (19-2)
80 1933-34  SEC 16 1 .941 Adolph Rupp (16-1)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
81 1932-33  SEC 21 3 .875 Adolph Rupp (21-3)
82 1931-32  Southern 15 2 .882 Adolph Rupp (15-2)
83 1930-31  Southern 15 3 .833 Adolph Rupp (15-3)
84 1929-30  Southern 16 3 .842 John Mauer (16-3)
85 1928-29  Southern 12 5 .706 John Mauer (12-5)
86 1927-28  Southern 12 6 .667 John Mauer (12-6)
87 1926-27  Southern 3 13 .188 Basil Hayden (3-13)
88 1925-26  Southern 15 3 .833 Ray Eklund (15-3)
89 1924-25  Southern 13 8 .619 Clarence Applegran (13-8)
90 1923-24  Southern 13 3 .813 George Buchheit (13-3)
91 1922-23  Southern 3 10 .231 George Buchheit (3-10)
92 1921-22  Southern 10 6 .625 George Buchheit (10-6)
93 1920-21  Southern 13 1 .929 George Buchheit (13-1)
94 1919-20  Ind 5 7 .417 George Buchheit (5-7)
95 1918-19  Ind 6 8 .429 Andrew Gill (6-8)
96 1917-18  Ind 9 2 .818 Daddy Boles (9-2)
97 1916-17  Ind 4 6 .400 J.J. Tigert (4-6)
98 1915-16  Ind 8 6 .571 Jim Park (8-6)
99 1914-15  Ind 7 5 .583 Alpha Brummage (7-5)
100 1913-14  Ind 12 2 .857 Alpha Brummage (12-2)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
101 1912-13  Ind 5 3 .625 J.J. Tigert (5-3)
102 1911-12  Ind 9 0 1.000 Edwin Sweetland (9-0)
103 1910-11  Ind 5 6 .455 Hal Iddings (5-6)
104 1909-10  Ind 4 8 .333 Edwin Sweetland (4-8)
105 1908-09  Ind 5 4 .556 J.S. Chambers (5-4)
106 1907-08  Ind 5 6 .455 J.S. Chambers (5-6)
107 1906-07  Ind 3 6 .333 Unknown
108 1905-06  Ind 5 9 .357 Unknown
109 1904-05  Ind 1 4 .200 F.E. Schacht (1-4)
110 1903-04  Ind 1 4 .200 Unknown
111 1902-03  Ind 1 2 .333 Unknown