1976-1977 Kentucky Basketball Statistics

Record: 26-4 (16-2, 1st in SEC)
Rank: 3rd in the Final AP Poll
Coach: Joe B. Hall

NCAA Tournament:
Won East First Round (72-58) versus Princeton
Won East Regional Semifinal (93-78) versus Virginia Military Institute
Lost East Regional Final (79-72) versus North Carolina


Team – Per Game
  G MP FG FGA FG% FT FTA FT% TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
Team 30   33.6 67.2 .501 16.4 23.2 .704 41.6 17.1     16.0 14.4 83.6
Opponent 30   27.3 60.8 .449 14.5 20.3 .714 34.5       19.8 22.7 69.0

Team – Totals
  G MP FG FGA FG% FT FTA FT% TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
Team 30   1009 2015 .501 491 697 .704 1249 513     480 432 2509
Opponent 30   818 1823 .449 434 608 .714 1036       595 682 2070

Individuals – Per Game

Rk Player G GS MP FG FGA FG% FT FTA FT% TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Jack Givens 30   34.4 7.9 15.3 .514 3.1 3.8 .832 6.9 2.7     1.8 2.1 18.9
2 Rick Robey 30   27.4 5.3 9.2 .572 3.7 5.4 .689 9.1 1.7     2.5 3.3 14.2
3 Mike Phillips 28   21.4 5.1 9.3 .552 1.9 3.1 .614 6.4 0.9     2.4 2.7 12.2
4 Larry Johnson 30   33.8 4.3 9.2 .473 2.0 2.9 .693 4.1 4.8     2.2 2.7 10.7
5 James Lee 30   24.8 3.6 6.5 .557 2.6 3.6 .720 5.2 1.4     2.3 3.4 9.8
6 Jay Shidler 28   24.2 3.5 8.5 .409 0.9 1.1 .806 1.9 2.4     1.8 2.7 7.8
7 Truman Claytor 26   17.5 2.8 5.4 .511 1.1 1.5 .737 1.3 2.1     1.7 2.1 6.6
8 12   9.1 1.2 3.7 .318 0.2 0.6 .286 1.3 1.0     0.6 1.2 2.5
9 LaVon Williams 25   7.4 0.7 2.0 .367 0.4 0.7 .611 1.6 0.1     0.9 1.5 1.9
10 Dwane Casey 27   7.3 0.6 1.9 .314 0.6 0.9 .680 0.4 0.8     0.7 0.7 1.8
11 Merion Haskins 29   7.3 0.6 0.9 .593 0.4 0.7 .524 1.2 0.4     0.3 0.8 1.5
12 Brad Lawless 1   1.0 0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0     0.0 2.0 0.0
13 S. Williams 1   1.0 0.0 1.0 .000 0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0     0.0 0.0 0.0

Individuals – Totals

Rk Player G GS MP FG FGA FG% FT FTA FT% TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Jack Givens 30   1032 236 459 .514 94 113 .832 208 82     53 64 566
2 Rick Robey 30   823 158 276 .572 111 161 .689 273 51     76 100 427
3 Mike Phillips 28   600 144 261 .552 54 88 .614 179 24     68 75 342
4 Larry Johnson 30   1013 130 275 .473 61 88 .693 122 143     65 82 321
5 James Lee 30   745 108 194 .557 77 107 .720 157 43     68 102 293
6 Jay Shidler 28   677 97 237 .409 25 31 .806 52 67     50 75 219
7 Truman Claytor 26   454 72 141 .511 28 38 .737 35 54     43 54 172
8 Dwane Casey 27   196 16 51 .314 17 25 .680 11 21     19 19 49
9 LaVon Williams 25   186 18 49 .367 11 18 .611 40 3     23 37 47
10 Merion Haskins 29   213 16 27 .593 11 21 .524 34 13     8 24 43
11 12   109 14 44 .318 2 7 .286 15 12     7 14 30
12 Brad Lawless 1   1 0 0   0 0   0 0     0 2 0
13 S. Williams 1   1 0 1 .000 0 0   0 0     0 0 0
14 Kyle Macy                                
  School Totals 30     1009 2015 .501 491 697 .704 1249 513     480 432 2509

and Results

G Date Type   Opponent Conf   Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
1 Sat, Nov 27, 1976 REG   Wisconsin Big Ten W 72 64   1 0 W 1 Rupp Arena
2 Thu, Dec 2, 1976 REG   Texas Christian SWC W 103 53   2 0 W 2 Rupp Arena
3 Mon, Dec 6, 1976 REG @ Indiana (13) Big Ten W 66 51   3 0 W 3 Assembly Hall
4 Sat, Dec 11, 1976 REG   Kansas Big 8 W 90 63   4 0 W 4 Rupp Arena
5 Mon, Dec 13, 1976 REG @ South Carolina Ind W 95 67   5 0 W 5 Carolina Coliseum
6 Fri, Dec 17, 1976 REG   Bowling Green State MAC W 77 54   6 0 W 6 Rupp Arena
7 Sat, Dec 18, 1976 REG   WAC L 68 70   6 1 L 1 Rupp Arena
8 Thu, Dec 30, 1976 REG N Notre Dame (2) Ind W 102 78   7 1 W 1 Freedom Hall
9 Mon, Jan 3, 1977 REG   Georgia SEC W 64 59 OT 8 1 W 2 Rupp Arena
10 Sat, Jan 8, 1977 REG @ SEC W 64 62   9 1 W 3 Memorial Gymnasium
11 Wed, Jan 12, 1977 REG   SEC L 67 71 OT 9 2 L 1 Rupp Arena
12 Sat, Jan 15, 1977 REG @ Auburn SEC W 75 68   10 2 W 1 Beard-Eaves-Memorial
13 Mon, Jan 17, 1977 REG @ SEC W 73 71   11 2 W 2 Gymnasium
14 Sat, Jan 22, 1977 REG   Louisiana State SEC W 87 72   12 2 W 3 Rupp Arena
15 Mon, Jan 24, 1977 REG   Mississippi SEC W 100 73   13 2 W 4 Rupp Arena
16 Sat, Jan 29, 1977 REG @ Alabama (3) SEC W 87 85   14 2 W 5 Coleman Coliseum
17 Mon, Jan 31, 1977 REG @ Mississippi State SEC W 92 85   15 2 W 6 Humphrey Coliseum
18 Sat, Feb 5, 1977 REG   SEC W 113 73   16 2 W 7 Rupp Arena
19 Mon, Feb 7, 1977 REG @ Florida State Metro W 97 57   17 2 W 8 Freedom Hall
20 Sat, Feb 12, 1977 REG   Auburn SEC W 89 60   18 2 W 9 Rupp Arena
21 Mon, Feb 14, 1977 REG   Florida SEC W 104 79   19 2 W 10 Rupp Arena
22 Sat, Feb 19, 1977 REG @ Louisiana State SEC W 90 76   20 2 W 11 Maravich Assembly Center
23 Mon, Feb 21, 1977 REG @ Mississippi SEC W 81 64   21 2 W 12 C.M. Tad Smith Coliseum
24 Sat, Feb 26, 1977 REG   Alabama (8) SEC W 85 70   22 2 W 13 Rupp Arena
25 Mon, Feb 28, 1977 REG   Mississippi State SEC W 77 64   23 2 W 14 Rupp Arena
26 Sat, Mar 5, 1977 REG @  (11) SEC L 79 81   23 3 L 1 Stokely Center
27 Mon, Mar 7, 1977 REG @ Georgia SEC W 72 54   24 3 W 1 Stegeman Coliseum
G Date Type   Opponent Conf   Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
28 Sat, Mar 12, 1977 NCAA N Princeton Ivy W 72 58   25 3 W 2 The Palestra
29 Thu, Mar 17, 1977 NCAA N Virginia Military Institute (20) Southern W 93 78   26 3 W 3 Cole Fieldhouse
30 Sat, Mar 19, 1977 NCAA N North Carolina (5) ACC L 72 79   26 4 L 1 Cole Fieldhouse