Kentucky's history in the NIT

Lexington Herald-LeaderMarch 17, 2013 

Kentucky - Notre Dame

Kentucky made its last appearance in the NIT in 2009, Billy Gillispie's last year.

MARCUS MARTER/SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE

Seven appearances, twice champion ('46, '76)

Record: 13-5 (.722 winning percentage)

 

1944 (2-1)

Utah W, 46-38

St. John's L, 48-45

Oklahoma St. (consolation) W, 45-29

 

1946, Champions (3-0)

Arizona W, 77-53

West Virginia W, 59-51

Rhode Island W, 46-45

 

1947, Runner-up (2-1)

Long Island W, 66-62

N.C. State W, 60-42

Utah L, 49-45

 

1949 (0-1)

Loyola, Chicago L, 67-56

 

1976, Champions (4-0)

Niagara W, 67-61

Kansas St. W, 81-78

Providence W, 79-78

UNC Charlotte W, 71-67

 

1979 (0-1)

Clemson L, 68-67

 

2009 (2-1)

UNLV W, 70-60

Creighton W, 65-63

Notre Dame L, 77-67

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