By the numbers: UK's NCAA Tournament history

Adolph Rupp
1942 - beat Illinois 46-44; lost to Dartmouth 47-28. Final
Four.
1945 - lost to Ohio State 45-37; beat Tufts 66-56.
1948 - beat Columbia 76-53; beat Holy Cross 60-52; beat Baylor
58-42. NCAA champion.
1949 - beat Villanova 85-72; beat Illinois 76-47; beat Oklahoma
A&M 46-36. NCAA champion.
1951 - beat Louisville 79-68; beat St. John's 59-43; beat
Illinois 76-74; beat Kansas State 68-58. NCAA champion.
1952 - beat Penn State 82-54; lost to St. John's 64-57.
1955 - lost to Marquette 79-71; beat Penn State 84-59.
1956 - beat Wayne State, Mich. 84-64; lost to Iowa 89-77.
1957 - beat Pittsburgh 98-92; lost to Michigan State 80-68.
1958 - beat Miami (Ohio) 94-70; beat Notre Dame 89-56; beat
Temple 61-60; beat Seattle 84-72. NCAA champion.
1959 - lost to Louisville 76-61; beat Marquette 98-69.
1961 - beat Morehead State 71-64; lost to Ohio State 87-74.
1962 - beat Butler 81-60; lost to Ohio State 74-64.
1964 - lost to Ohio University 85-69; lost to Loyola of Chicago
100-91.
1966 - beat Dayton 86-79; beat Michigan 84-77; beat Duke 83-79;
lost to Texas Western 72-65. NCAA runnerup..
1968 - beat Marquette 107-89; lost to Ohio State 82-81.
1969 - lost to Marquette 81-74; beat Miami (Ohio) 72-71.
1970 - beat Notre Dame 109-99; lost to Jacksonville 106-100.
1971 - lost to Western Kentucky 107-83; lost to Marquette 91-74.
1972 - beat Marquette 85-69; lost to Florida State 73-54.
Joe B. Hall
1973 - beat Austin Peay 106-100, OT; lost to Indiana 72-65.
1975 - beat Marquette 76-54; beat Central Michigan 90-73; beat
Indiana 92-90; beat Syracuse 95-79; lost to UCLA 92-85. NCAA
runnerup..
1977 - beat Princeton 72-58; beat VMI 93-78; lost to North
Carolina 79-72.
1978 - beat Florida State 85-76; beat Miami (Ohio) 91-69; beat
Michigan State 52-49; beat Arkansas 64-59; beat Duke 94-88. NCAA
champion.
1980 - beat Florida State 97-78; lost to Duke 55-54.
1981 - lost to UAB 69-62.
1982 - lost to Middle Tennessee State 50-44.
1983 - beat Ohio University 57-40; beat Indiana 64-59; lost to
Louisville 80-68, OT.
1984 - beat BYU 93-68; beat Louisville 72-67; beat Illinois
54-51; lost to Georgetown 53-40. Final Four.
1985 - beat Washington 66-58; beat UNLV 64-61; lost to St.
John's 86-70.
Eddie Sutton
1986 - beat Davidson 75-55; beat Western Kentucky 71-64; beat
Alabama 68-63; lost to LSU 59-57.
1987 - lost to Ohio State 91-77.
1988 - beat Southern University 99-84; beat Maryland 90-81; lost
to Villanova 80-74.
Rick Pitino
1992 - beat Old Dominion 88-69; beat Iowa State 106-98; beat
Massachusetts 87-77; lost to Duke 104-103, OT.
1993 - beat Rider 96-52; beat Utah 83-62; beat Wake Forest
103-69; beat Florida State 106-81; lost to Michigan 81-78, OT.
Final Four.
1994 - beat Tennessee State 83-70; lost to Marquette 75-63.
1995 - beat Mount St. Mary's, Md. 113-67; beat Tulane 82-60;
beat Arizona State 97-73; lost to North Carolina 74-61.
1996 - beat San Jose State 110-72; beat Virginia Tech 84-60;
beat Utah 101-70; beat Wake Forest 83-63; beat Massachusetts 81-74;
beat Syracuse 76-67. NCAA champion.
1997 - beat Montana 92-54; beat Iowa 75-69; beat Saint Joseph's
83-68; beat Utah 72-59; beat Minnesota 78-69; lost to Arizona
84-79, OT. NCAA runnerup..
Tubby Smith
1998 - beat South Carolina State 82-67; beat Saint Louis 88-61;
beat UCLA 94-68; beat Duke 86-84; beat Stanford 86-85, OT; beat
Utah 78-69. NCAA champion.
1999 - beat New Mexico State 82-60; beat Kansas 92-88, OT; beat
Miami (Ohio) 58-43; lost to Michigan State 73-66.
2000 - beat St. Bonaventure 85-80, 2OT; lost to Syracuse 52-50.
2001 - beat Holy Cross 72-68; beat Iowa 92-79; lost to Southern
Cal 80-76.
2002 - beat Valparaiso 83-68; beat Tulsa 87-82; lost to Maryland
78-68.
2003 - beat Indiana-Purdue-Indianapolis 95-64; beat Utah 74-54;
beat Wisconsin 63-57; lost to Marquette 83-69.
2004 - beat Florida A&M 96-76; lost to UAB 76-75.
2005 - beat Eastern Kentucky 72-64; beat Cincinnati 69-60; beat
Utah 62-52; lost to Michigan State 94-88, 2OT.
2006 - beat UAB 69-64; lost to Connecticut 87-83.
2007 - beat Villanova 67-58; lost to Kansas 88-76.
Billy Gillispie
2008 - lost to Marquette 74-66.
John Calipari
2010 - beat ETSU 100-71; beat Wake Forest 90-60; beat Cornell
62-45; lost to West Virginia 73-66.
2011 - beat Princeton 59-57; beat West Virginia 71-63; beat Ohio
State 62-60; beat North Carolina 76-69. Final Four.

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