Skip to content

Kentucky Sports Radio

University of Kentucky Basketball, Football, and Recruiting news brought to you in the most ridiculous manner possible.

Where will Malik Monk finish in the record books?

KSR-6041

With as many as four games left in his career, hopefully, Malik Monk could climb as high as third all-time for most points in a single season at Kentucky. The freshman ranks seventh and should pass Ron Mercer and Kevin Grevey in his next game. He already passed Jamal Murray for most by a freshman.

Name Season Games Points
1. Dan Issel 1969-70 28 948
2. Jodie Meeks 2008-09 36 854
3. Jamal Mashburn 1991-92 36 767
4. Dan Issel 1968-69 28 746
5. Kevin Grevey 1974-75 31 730
6. Ron Mercer 1996-97 40 725
7. Malik Monk 2016-17 36 721
7. Kenny Walker 1985-86 36 721
9. Jamal Murray 2015-16 36 720
10. Jamal Mashburn 1992-93 34 714

Monk also ranks fifth in three-pointers in a single season at Kentucky. Murray holds that record for most by a freshman with 113 made last year, which is likely out of reach for Monk.

Name Season Games 3-Pointers Made
1. Jodie Meeks 2008-09 36 117
2. Jamal Murray 2015-16 36 113
3. Travis Ford 1992-93 34 101
4. Derrick Miller 1989-90 28 99
5. Malik Monk 2016-17 36 97

Get hot, Malik!

Article written by Drew Franklin

I can recite every line from Forrest Gump, blindfolded. Follow me on Twitter: @DrewFranklinKSR

7 Comments for Where will Malik Monk finish in the record books?



  1. bluecat15
    6:12 pm March 21, 2017 Permalink

    3rd both lists



  2. Not Dan Issel
    6:36 pm March 21, 2017 Permalink

    Those stats show what an incredible scorer (and player) Dan Issel was at UK (and, in the ABA and NBA as well).



    • UkfanMatt
      6:51 pm March 21, 2017 Permalink

      Yes. I don’t think we will ever witness another player dominate the entire game like Issel did



    • @GoCayts
      7:14 pm March 21, 2017 Permalink

      Avg 26 & 13 over his 4 yrs at UK

  3. If he helps us win #9, that means he climbs that list significantly, which is A-okay with me. Number 9 is the only stat I care about.



  4. Kevin C
    11:08 pm March 21, 2017 Permalink

    I hope he finishes 1st, because that would likely guarantee we won the NC.



  5. stoopstroops
    9:45 am March 22, 2017 Permalink

    We’re not getting #9 unless he finishes top 3. I don’t think we win 4 games in a row with him scoring 46 points total. Less than 12 points a game…not happening.