Kentucky Schedule
(1997-98)

Final Record: Won: 35; Lost: 4
Head Coach: Orlando Smith
Assistant Coaches: George Felton, Shawn Finney, Mike Sutton
Manager: J. David Bolen, Zach Goines, Aaron Howard, Mike Howard, Dan McHale, Jason Seamonds, Anthony Summers
Team Captain(s): Jeff Sheppard, Allen Edwards and Cameron Mills
Final Ranking: 5th by AP and 1st by USA Today/ESPN
Notes: NCAA Champions; SEC Champions; SEC-East Champions; SEC Tournament Champions; Orlando Smith's First and Best Season
Participated as #2 Seed in the South Region of the NCAA Tournament

| Roster | Player Statistics | Game Statistics | Season Summary |

GamesFGFGA%3Pt
FG
3Pt
FGA
%FTFTA%OffDefTeamTotal
Reb
Asst.St.BSFTOTotal
Points
Kentucky3911612409.482250681.367551816.675587105413716416913412347215743123
Opponents398922324.384281812.346547804.6852979214413214852711097316362612

DateGameResultScoreNotes
11/11/1997Court Authority at KentuckyW86 - 62Exhibition
11/18/1997North Melbourne at KentuckyW91 - 63Exhibition
11/20/1997Morehead at (#9) KentuckyW88 - 49-
11/24/1997(#9) Kentucky vs. George WashingtonW70 - 55Maui Classic Invitational (at Lahaina, HI)
11/25/1997(#9) Kentucky vs. (#1) ArizonaL74 - 89Maui Classic Invitational (at Lahaina, HI)
11/26/1997(#8) Kentucky vs. MissouriW77 - 55Maui Classic Invitational (at Lahaina, HI)
11/29/1997(#8) Kentucky vs. (#13) ClemsonW76 - 61Premier Classic (at Phoenix, AZ)
12/3/1997(#7) Kentucky vs. (#6) PurdueW89 - 75Great Eight (at Chicago, IL)
12/6/1997(#7) Kentucky vs. IndianaW75 - 72(at Indianapolis, IN)
12/10/1997(#4) Kentucky at CanisiusW81 - 54-
12/13/1997(#24) Georgia Tech at (#4) KentuckyW85 - 71-
12/20/1997Tulsa at (#4) KentuckyW74 - 53-
12/23/1997American at (#4) KentuckyW75 - 52-
12/27/1997Louisville at (#4) KentuckyL76 - 79-
12/30/1997(#4) Kentucky at OhioW95 - 58-
1/3/1998Vanderbilt at (#6) KentuckyW71 - 62-
1/6/1998(#6) Kentucky at GeorgiaW90 - 79-
1/10/1998(#6) Kentucky at Mississippi StateW77 - 71-
1/13/1998(#16) South Carolina at (#6) KentuckyW91 - 70-
1/17/1998(#22) Arkansas at (#6) KentuckyW80 - 77 OT-
1/21/1998(#7) Kentucky vs. AlabamaW70 - 67(at Louisville, KY)
1/24/1998(#7) Kentucky at TennesseeW85 - 67-
1/27/1998(#7) Kentucky at VanderbiltW63 - 61-
2/1/1998Florida at (#7) KentuckyL78 - 86-
2/4/1998(#8) Kentucky at Louisiana StateW63 - 61-
2/8/1998(#8) Kentucky at VillanovaW79 - 63-
2/11/1998Tennessee at (#7) KentuckyW80 - 74-
2/14/1998(#18) Mississippi at (#7) KentuckyL64 - 73-
2/18/1998(#8) Kentucky at FloridaW79 - 54-
2/22/1998Georgia at (#8) KentuckyW85 - 74-
2/25/1998(#7) Kentucky at AuburnW83 - 58-
2/28/1998(#7) Kentucky at (#14) South CarolinaW69 - 57-
3/6/1998(#7) Kentucky vs. AlabamaW82 - 71SEC Tournament (at Atlanta, GA)
3/7/1998(#7) Kentucky vs. (#16) ArkansasW99 - 74SEC Tournament (at Atlanta, GA)
3/8/1998(#7) Kentucky vs. (#15) South CarolinaW86 - 56SEC Tournament Championship (at Atlanta, GA)
3/13/1998(#5) Kentucky vs. South Carolina StateW82 - 67NCAA South Regional First Round (at Atlanta, GA)
3/15/1998(#5) Kentucky vs. St. LouisW88 - 61NCAA South Regional Second Round (at Atlanta, GA)
3/20/1998(#5) Kentucky vs. (#19) UCLAW94 - 68NCAA South Regional Semifinals (at St. Petersburg, FL)
3/22/1998(#5) Kentucky vs. (#3) DukeW86 - 84NCAA South Regional Finals (at St. Petersburg, FL)
3/28/1998(#5) Kentucky vs. (#10) StanfordW86 - 85 OTNCAA Final Four (at San Antonio, TX)
3/30/1998(#5) Kentucky vs. (#7) UtahW78 - 69NCAA Championship (at San Antonio, TX)


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