Roster for 1944-45

#NamePosClassHt.Wt.Hometown
(School)
Notes
#15Alex Groza (L)CFr.6-7220Martins Ferry, OH (High) (Drafted in Army part-way through season);
#19Jack Tingle (L)FSo.6-3185Bedford, KY (Trimble High)All-SEC [First Team]; All-SEC Tournament;
#19Jack Parkinson (L)GSo.6-0175Yorktown, IN (High)All-SEC [First Team]; All-SEC Tournament;
#3Wilbur Schu (L)FJr.6-4180Versailles, KY All-American [Don Dunphy (2nd)];
#20Kenton Campbell (L)CFr.6-4195Newark, OH (High)All-SEC [First Team]; All-SEC Tournament;
-George Vulich (L)CSo.6-8-Gary, IN (Froebel)-
#20Deward ComptonCFr.6-5205Murfreesboro, TN (Castle Heights MA)-
#18Jim HoweGFr.6-0163Fort Thomas, KY (Highlands)-
#13J. Ed Parker (L)F-GSo.6-0150Lexington, KY (Henry Clay)-
#7William Sturgill (L)GJr.6-2185Prestonsburg, KY (High)-
#5John Stough (L)GFr.6-0170Montgomery, AL (Sidney Lanier) (Drafted into Army after season);
-Singleton YearyF-CFr.6-0155Nicholasville, KY (Lexington Lafayette)-
#25Chester DuffFFr.--Darfork, KY -
#12Ernest SparkmanCFr.6-5170Carr Creek, KY -
#11Clyde CooperFFr.5-11170Brooksville, KY (High) (Did not return after semester.);
-James Durham (L)FFr.6-3180Anchorage, KY -
#5Alonzo Nelson (L)FFr.5-11160Richmond, KY (Madison)-
-Jack SchiffliFFr.6-3185Washington, IN (High)-
#34Ed Allin (L)F-GSo.6-1-Lexington, KY (Henry Clay)-
#4Bill ChambersGSo.--Huntington, WV (Gave up basketball after football injury (broken leg) did not heal quickly enough.);
#6Dickie DerricksonGFr.5-11160Lexington, KY (Lafayette) (Inducted into service.);
#17Al ReynoldsFFr.--East Orange, NJ (Clifford Scott)-


1943-44 | 1945-46

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1944-45 Squad

Front Row (l to r): Ed Waits, Alonzo Nelson, J. Ed Parker, Singleton Yeary, Dickie Derrickson, Al Reynolds, Ed Allin
Second Row: Coach Adolph Rupp, Wilbur Schu, Jack Parkinson, Jack Tingle, Clyde Cooper, John Stough, William Sturgill, Chambers, Manager Harold Park, Trainer Frank Mann
Back Row: Kenton Campbell, Deward Compton, James Durham, Ernest Sparkman, Chester Duff, Alex Groza, Bill Allen, James Howe, Norman Weiner

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