| Overall UK Wins: 8 | Overall UK Losses: 2 | Win % 80 |
Date of Birth: November 17, 1907
Date of Death: May 8, 2000
Hometown: New York, NY
For a generalized listing of officials, please consult this page.
|12/29/1945||Kentucky vs. St. Johns||W||73 - 59||15||21||24||18||1||1||-||Pat Kennedy and John Nucatola|
|3/18/1946||Kentucky vs. West Virginia||W||59 - 51||20||14||16||22||0||0||-||Matty Begovich and John Nucatola|
|12/21/1946||Kentucky vs. St. Johns||W||70 - 50||17||17||20||20||0||0||-||John Nucatola and Jammy Moskowitz|
|3/24/1947||Kentucky vs. Utah||L||45 - 49||23||16||17||32||1||0||-||Matty Begovich and John Nucatola|
|12/30/1950||Kentucky vs. Syracuse||W||69 - 59||14||23||33||18||0||2||-||John Nucatola and James Enright|
|3/24/1951||Kentucky vs. Illinois||W||76 - 74||27||16||21||35||3||1||-||John Nucatola and Ed Boyle|
|3/12/1955||Kentucky vs. Penn State||W||84 - 59||14||13||20||25||0||0||-||John Nucatola and Sam Schoenfeld|
|12/20/1955||Minnesota at Kentucky||W||72 - 65||13||14||20||22||0||0||-||Ronnie Gibbs and John Nucatola|
|12/21/1955||Dayton at Kentucky||L||74 - 89||17||19||31||27||1||0||-||John Nucatola (Newark, NJ) and Joe Conway (Chicago)|
|12/6/1958||Kentucky at Temple||W||76 - 71||21||22||31||29||2||1||-||John Nucatola and Max Macon|
Obituary - Newark (OH) Advocate (May 10, 2000)
NEW YORK (AP) - John Nucatola, a basketball Hall of Famer and one of he original referees when the National Basketball Association was formed in 1946, died Monday at age 92.
Nucatola, inducted into the Hall in 1978, started as a referee in the East Coast Athletic Conference, the Atlantic Coast Conference and Ivy League. He officiated more than 2,000 games during his collegiate, Olympic and professional career.
Nucatola was the NBA's supervisor of officials from 1970-77.