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1998 National Champions!


1997-98 KENTUCKY WILDCATS


No. 3   Edwards, Allen       6-5    200 lb.    G/F    Sr.    Miami, FL

No. 4   Masiello, Steve       6-2     175 lb.   G       So.   White Plains, N.Y.

No. 5   Turner, Wayne        6-2     187 lb.   G       So.     Boston, Mass.

No. 11  Smith, Saul            6-2     170 lb.    G       Fr.    Athens, GA

No. 13   Mohammed,Nazi   6-10    240 lb    C      Jr.    Chicago, IL.

No. 14   Evans, Heshimu     6-6     210 lb.    F       Jr.    Bronx, N.Y.

No. 15   Sheppard, Jeff        6-3     190 lb.   G     Sr.   Peachtree City, GA

No. 21   Mills, Cameron       6-3    190 lb.    G      Sr.    Lexington, KY.

No. 22   Hogan, Ryan          6-3     193 lb.    G        Fr.    Deerfield, IL

No. 25  Anthony, Myron      6-7    220 lb.    F       Jr   Neptune Beach, FL

No. 33   Bradley, Michael     6-10  230 lb.    C/F     Fr.   Worcester, Mass

No. 34   Padgett, Scott          6-9    230 lb.     F        Jr.    Louisville, KY.

No. 42    Magloire, Jamaal    6-10   240 lb.    C       So    Toronto, Ont.


1997-98 Championship Season Results


Kentucky Wildcats win first exhibition game with Court Authority  86 - 62

'Cats win second exhibition game with The Australian National Team  91 - 63

Kentucky Wins first game over Morehead State    88 - 49

Kentucky beats George Washington in game one of the Maui Classic  70 - 55

Kentucky loses first game of the year to Defending National Champs  No. 1  Arizona  89 - 74

'Cats beat Missouri in Maui Classic   77 - 55

UK beats Clemson in a revenge of last year's defeat   76 - 61

'Cats defeat No. 5 Purdue  89 - 75

Kentucky beat Bobby Knight's Indiana Hoosiers  75 - 72

'Cats plow over Canisius    81 - 54

Kentucky Thumps Georgia Tech   85 - 71

Kentucky Hammers Tulsa    74 - 53

'Cats cruise by American University    75 - 52

'Cats upset by in-state rival Louisville    76 - 79

Wildcats rebound from loss to crush Ohio University    95 - 58

'Cats win first S.E.C. game against Vanderbilt    71 - 62

Kentucky defeats Tubby Smith's former squad, Georgia, in a father against son battle    90 - 79

UK gets 23 from Scott Padgett in beating Mississippi State    77 - 71

Kentucky gets revenge from last year's loss by crushing South Carolina    *91 - 70
  *With the vicktory Kentucky becomes the first team in NCAA history to win 1700 games!

Kentucky survives close call by defeating Arkansas     80 - 77 in overtime!

Wildcats squeak by hot shooting Alabama    70 - 67

'Cats Thump Tennessee    85 - 67

Wildcats survive a hard fought game at Vanderbilt    63 - 61

'Cats lose to a hot shooting Florida team   86 - 78

Kentucky tops LSU in a surprisingly close game    63 - 61

Kentucky Wildcats top the Villanova Wildcats    79 - 63

Wildcats defeat Tennessee Vols    80 - 74

'Cats lose at home to Ole Miss    73 - 64

Kentucky trounces Florida in Gainsville    79 - 54

Kentucky defeats Georgia on the road   85 - 74

Wildcats clinch their 39th SEC regular season title by stomping the Auburn Tigers     83 -58

'Cats defeat South Carolina to finish the regular season and go unbeaten on the road    69 - 57

S.E.C. Tournament

Kentucky handles Alabama in first round of SEC Tournament   82-71

UK crushes Arkansas in round two if the SEC Tournament   99 -74

'Cats destroy South Carolina to show their dominance of the SEC   86 - 56

SEC Tournament victory is Kentucky's 21st SEC Tounament Championship

NCAA Tournamant

Kentucky handles South Carolina State easily in round one    82 - 67

Wildcats easily destroy St. Louis    88 - 61

Kentucky trounces UCLA in a clash of traditional powers   94 - 68

Wildcats get revenge and defeat Duke to go to the final four   86 - 84

UK gets into their third straight championship game by squeaking past Stanford in OT   86 - 85

1998 Championship Game

Kentucky wins the national title by defeating Utah    78- 69

For game recap Click here!


Kentucky's Record       35 - 4 overall,   17 - 2 S.E.C.