1979-1980 Kentucky Wildcats

1979-1980 Kentucky Wildcats Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
- Dwight Anderson So PG 6-3 185 Dec 28, 1960 Dayton (OH) United States Thurgood Marshall High School
- Sam Bowie Fr C 7-1 235 Mar 17, 1961 Lebanon (PA) United States Lebanon High School
- Fred Cowan Jr FC 6-8 N/A - Sturgis (KY) United States N/A
- Tom Heitz Fr F 6-9 215 Feb 23, 1961 Hamilton (IN) United States Hamilton High School
- Derrick Hord Fr SG 6-5 210 Sep 19, 1960 Bristol (TN) United States Bristol Tennessee High School
- Charles Hurt Fr F 6-6 215 Mar 28, 1961 Shelbyville (KY) United States Shelby County High School
- Kyle Macy Sr G 6-3 175 Apr 9, 1957 Fort Wayne (IN) United States Peru High School
- Dirk Minniefield Fr G 6-3 180 Jan 17, 1961 Lexington (KY) United States Lafayette High School
- Jay Shidler Sr N/A N/A - N/A United States N/A
- Chuck Verderber So F 6-6 220 Nov 3, 1959 Lincoln (IL) United States Lincoln Community High School
- LaVon Williams Sr F 6-6 210 Jun 10, 1958 Denver (CO) United States Manual High School

Recent Kentucky Wildcats History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2019-2020 8-1 N/A (SEC) N/A N/A
2018-2019 30-7 (15-3) 2nd (SEC) 4th Rnd NCAA 4th Rnd
2017-2018 26-11 (10-8) 4th (SEC) Champion NCAA 3rd Rnd
2016-2017 32-6 (16-2) 1st (SEC) Champion NCAA 4th Rnd
2015-2016 27-9 (13-5) 1st (SEC) Champion NCAA 2nd Rnd
2014-2015 38-1 1st (SEC) Champion NCAA 4th Rnd
2013-2014 29-11 (12-6) 2nd (SEC) Runner Up NCAA Runner Up
2012-2013 21-12 (12-6) 2nd (SEC) 3rd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2011-2012 38-2 1st (SEC) Runner Up NCAA Champion
2010-2011 29-9 (10-6) 3rd (SEC) Champion NCAA 5th Rnd
2009-2010 35-3 (14-2) 1st (SEC) Champion NCAA 4th Rnd
2008-2009 22-14 (8-8) 7th (SEC) 2nd Rnd NIT 3rd Rnd
2007-2008 18-13 (12-4) 2nd (SEC) 2nd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2006-2007 22-12 (9-7) 4th (SEC) 2nd Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2005-2006 22-13 (9-7) 6th (SEC) 3rd Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2004-2005 28-6 (14-2) 1st (SEC) Runner Up NCAA 4th Rnd
2003-2004 27-5 (13-3) 2nd (SEC) Champion NCAA 2nd Rnd
2002-2003 31-5 1st (SEC) Champion NCAA 4th Rnd

1979-1980 Kentucky Wildcats Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Kyle Macy Consensus All-American First Team
Kyle Macy NABC All-American First Team
Kyle Macy AP All-American First Team
Kyle Macy USBWA All-American First Team
Kyle Macy UPI All-American First Team
Kyle Macy SEC Player of the Year (AP)
Kyle Macy SEC Player of the Year (UPI)

1979-1980 Kentucky Wildcats Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Dwane Casey Assistant Coach 1985-1986 Assistant Coach (Western Kentucky, 1980 to 1985)