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1958-59 Kentucky Wildcats
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 24-3, .889 W-L% (4th of 173)
Conference: 12-2, 2nd in SEC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Adolph Rupp (24-3)

PS/G: 78.7 (18th of 173) ▪ PA/G: 64.3 (45th of 173)
SRS: 17.64 (2nd of 173) ▪ SOS: 3.24 (29th of 173)

NCAA Tournament:
Lost Mideast Regional Semifinal (76-61) versus Louisville
Won Mideast Regional Third Place (98-69) versus Marquette

AP Poll Summary

12/9 12/16 12/23 12/30 1/6 1/13 1/20 1/27 2/3 2/10 2/17 2/24 3/2 Final
2 2 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 3 1 1 2

Schedules prior to the 1995-96 season may be missing games vs. non-Division I opponents.

Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
1 Mon, Dec 1, 1958 REG Florida State Ind W 91 68 1 0 W 1 Memorial Coliseum
2 Sat, Dec 6, 1958 REG @ Temple Mid-Atl W 76 71 2 0 W 2 The Palestra
3 Mon, Dec 8, 1958 REG @ Duke ACC W 78 64 3 0 W 3 Cameron Indoor Stadium
4 Thu, Dec 11, 1958 REG Southern Methodist (18) SWC W 72 60 4 0 W 4 Memorial Coliseum
5 Sat, Dec 13, 1958 REG Saint Louis (9) MVC W 76 57 5 0 W 5 Memorial Coliseum
6 Mon, Dec 15, 1958 REG Maryland ACC W 58 56 OT 6 0 W 6 Memorial Coliseum
7 Fri, Dec 19, 1958 REG Ohio State Big Ten W 95 76 7 0 W 7 Memorial Coliseum
8 Sat, Dec 20, 1958 REG West Virginia (7) Southern W 97 91 8 0 W 8 Memorial Coliseum
9 Mon, Dec 29, 1958 REG Navy Ind W 82 69 9 0 W 9 Memorial Coliseum
10 Tue, Dec 30, 1958 REG Illinois Big Ten W 76 75 10 0 W 10 Freedom Hall
11 Sat, Jan 3, 1959 REG Georgia Tech SEC W 72 62 11 0 W 11 Memorial Coliseum
12 Tue, Jan 6, 1959 REG @ Vanderbilt SEC L 66 75 11 1 L 1 Memorial Gymnasium
13 Sat, Jan 10, 1959 REG @ Louisiana State SEC W 76 61 12 1 W 1 John Parker Memorial Coliseum
14 Mon, Jan 12, 1959 REG @ Tulane SEC W 85 68 13 1 W 2 Avron B. Fogelman Arena
15 Sat, Jan 17, 1959 REG Tennessee SEC W 79 58 14 1 W 3 Memorial Coliseum
16 Mon, Jan 26, 1959 REG @ Georgia Tech SEC W 94 70 15 1 W 4 Alexander Memorial Coliseum
17 Thu, Jan 29, 1959 REG Georgia SEC W 108 55 16 1 W 5 Memorial Coliseum
18 Sat, Jan 31, 1959 REG Florida SEC W 94 51 17 1 W 6 Memorial Coliseum
19 Sat, Feb 7, 1959 REG @ Mississippi SEC W 97 72 18 1 W 7 Municipal Auditorium
20 Mon, Feb 9, 1959 REG @ Mississippi State (11) SEC L 58 66 18 2 L 1 McCarthy Gymnasium
21 Sat, Feb 14, 1959 REG N Notre Dame Ind W 71 52 19 2 W 1 Chicago Stadium
22 Wed, Feb 18, 1959 REG Vanderbilt SEC W 83 71 20 2 W 2 Memorial Coliseum
23 Sat, Feb 21, 1959 REG Auburn (2) SEC W 75 56 21 2 W 3 Memorial Coliseum
24 Mon, Feb 23, 1959 REG Alabama SEC W 39 32 22 2 W 4 Memorial Coliseum
25 Sat, Feb 28, 1959 REG @ Tennessee SEC W 69 56 23 2 W 5 Armory Fieldhouse
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
26 Fri, Mar 13, 1959 NCAA N Louisville Ind L 61 76 23 3 L 1
27 Sat, Mar 14, 1959 NCAA N Marquette (20) Ind W 98 69 24 3 W 1