Kentucky vs. Illinois

- Tuesday, December 30 1958 -

(at Louisville, KY)

Kentucky - 76 (Head Coach: Adolph Rupp) - [Ranked 1st by AP]
Bennie Coffman3147894416
Sid Cohen4051213149123
Johnny Cox404192514210
Bill Lickert273812747
Don Mills181555527
Dick Parsons40100010
Phil Johnson2224241306
Bobby Slusher153313647

Illinois - 75 (Head Coach: Harry Combes) - [Unranked]
John Wessels2338568411
Roger Taylor50200120
Bruce Bunkenburg120323112
Mannie Jackson34916344521
Louis Landt1631001356
Al Gosnell40513148311
Govoner Vaughn37515686216
Edward Perry91101112
Vern Altenmeyer171700732
John Easterbrook22200014
Lee Frandsen10000000

Halftime Score: Illinois 37, Kentucky 37
Officials: John McPherson and Bob Lowell
Attendance: 18,274
Arena: Freedom Hall
References: Chicago Tribune, Louisville Courier-Journal, University of Illinois, Lexington Leader and Lexington Herald

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Game Writeup - by Larry Boeck, Louisville Courier-Journal

The Courier Journal shows Illinois' Govoner Vaughn's (#35) last-second shot hit the rim and bounce off.

Kentucky's Don Mills (#52) flies in and slams a shot over Illinois defenders after being fouled by John Wessels (10). Also in the photo are Kentucky's Johnny Cox (under basket), Bill Lickert (44) along with Illinois players Mannie Jackson (30), Al Gosnell (33) and Govoner Vaughn (35).

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