Kentucky vs. Illinois

- Tuesday, December 30 1958 -

(at Louisville, KY)

Kentucky - 76 (Head Coach: Adolph Rupp) - [Ranked 1st by AP]
PlayerFGFGAFTFTARebPFPts
Bennie Coffman47894416
Sid Cohen51213149123
Johnny Cox4192514210
Bill Lickert3812747
Don Mills1555527
Dick Parsons0100010
Phil Johnson24241306
Bobby Slusher3313647
Totals22593242581876

Illinois - 75 (Head Coach: Harry Combes) - [Unranked]
PlayerFGFGAFTFTARebPFPts
John Wessels38568411
Roger Taylor0200120
Bruce Bunkenburg0323112
Mannie Jackson916344521
Louis Landt31001356
Al Gosnell513148311
Govoner Vaughn515686216
Edward Perry1101112
Vern Altenmeyer1700732
John Easterbrook2200014
Lee Frandsen0000000
Totals29771727392775

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

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Navy 82 - 69|Georgia Tech 72 - 62

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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