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“Lou Holtz” Calls ESPN to Ask for Big Blue Madness on TV

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Even (Fake) Lou Holtz is upset that ESPN is not planning to show Big Blue Madness on television. The (fake) former Notre Dame and South Carolina coach called the ESPN offices to complain earlier this week. Trust me, it’s hilarious: Remember, keep it respectful, but you can continue to voice your concerns by calling 1-888-549-3776, option 3. #FreeBigBlueMadness * Video ...

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Five Star Recruit has Decided to Skip Big Blue Madness

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Five star guard Antonio Blakeney has decided not to visit during this Friday’s Big Blue Madness. Five-star guard Antonio Blakeney (http://t.co/UycmJ4TlTY) will not visit Kentucky for Big Blue Madness. He's working on another visit date. — Evan Daniels (@EvanDaniels) October 15, 2014 Antonio Blakeney (@blakeney96) will take an official visit to LSU on November 7th. Was at Missouri last weekend. ...

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UK Players, Former Players Call for SEC Network to #FreeBigBlueMadness

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Kentucky players and former players are calling for ESPN and the SEC Network to allow Big Blue Madness to be shown on live television. A movement is underway on Twitter with the hashtag #FreeBigBlueMadness. Check out these posts: ESPN offices just opened. Be kind. Be classy. Be #BBN & ask them to air #BBM LIVE Friday night. 1-888-549-3776 opt 3 #FreeBigBlueMadness ...

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23,000 FREE POSTERS at Rupp Arena

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It was a busy Tuesday night for UK Athletics, Team WILDCAT rolled out 23,000 posters for all of the fans attending Big Blue Madness on Friday. How many more days until Big Blue Madness? .@TEAMWILDCAT has a busy night ahead. Time to roll 23,000 posters for #BBM14. pic.twitter.com/hdN2qJ7NoC — Kentucky Athletics (@UKAthletics) October 14, 2014 Each seat at Rupp will ...

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Big Blue Madness Televised on ESPNU and Carried on ESPN3

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Doors open at 5:30 p.m. ET LEXINGTON, Ky. – For fans unable to make it to Rupp Arena, Big Blue Madness can be seen live on ESPNU as well as ESPN3. Doors for Big Blue Madness open at 5:30 p.m. ET and the event will begin at 7 p.m. UKathletics.com and ESPN3 are the only places that will have live ...

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Kentucky Featured on ESPN’s Midnight Madness Coverage

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ESPN will kick off the 2014-15 college basketball season with Midnight Madness coverage from 11 campuses on Friday, Oct. 17. Kentucky is one of seven schools in ESPN.com’s early top 25 to be featured. Seven teams participating in ESPN’s Midnight Madness coverage – Florida, Gonzaga, Kansas, Kentucky (men and women), San Diego State, and UConn women – will play in ...

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Big Blue Madness Tickets SOLDOUT

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Tickets for Big Blue Madness distributed in 30 minutes LEXINGTON, Ky. – Once again, Kentucky fans have demonstrated their insatiable appetite for basketball. All tickets to the 2014 Big Blue Madness were snapped up in the first 30 minutes of availability Saturday morning. Thousands of fans were present at UK’s Memorial Coliseum ticket office Saturday at 7 a.m. when the ...

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Today’s Official Tent Count

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According to UK Athletics, the official tent count as of 3:30 p.m. was approximately 680 tents. That is just 10 tents off the pace of last year’s record-setting numbers.

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Special Visitor at Big Blue Madness Campout

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Big Blue Madness campout is not just a special time for campers, but also for players who get the opportunity to witness firsthand what Kentucky Basketball means to the Big Blue Nation. The experience is even more  amazing when former players return to hang out and give back to the UK faithful who once welcomed them to the family. Today ...

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Video: Let the Madness begin! Tent City has arrived

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Tent city is up and running as of 5 a.m. this morning when campers made the mad dash to get a prime location for this week’s Big Blue Madness campout. Tickets will be distributed to lucky campers on Saturday morning. *Video: @KYwildcatsTV Thousands of fans flock to Memorial Coliseum at 5am to set up tents for Big Blue Madness. @KyKernel ...

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Coach Calipari and Tempur- Pedic® to Deliver a ‘Comfortable Surprise’ to Lucky Big Blue Madness Campers

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WHAT: As avid fans of the University of Kentucky’s men’s basketball team camp outside Memorial Coliseum to secure their Big Blue Madness tickets, Coach John Calipari will be on-site to surprise fans on behalf of Tempur-Pedic®. Coach Calipari and Tempur-Pedic recognize the passion, commitment and loyalty of U.K. basketball fans and are demonstrating their appreciation by making the camping experience ...

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Big Blue Madness Line is Growing

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Even with temperatures ten degrees below average and gloomy skies, the line of Big Blue Madness campers continues to grow across from Memorial Coliseum. 8.5 hours before tents go up and 4 days before tickets handed out #UK fans already gathered for Big Blue Madness tix. pic.twitter.com/XT0VlC604s — Kate Springer (@Kate_Springer) September 17, 2014 The #BigBlueMadness campers are here #BBN ...

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Doors Open for Big Blue Madness Student Ticket Lottery

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Doors opened at 7 p.m. at Memorial Coliseum for the Big Blue Madness student lottery. It looks like the students turned out in force for the ticket distribution. STUDENTS Big Blue Madness Lottery is tonight at 7:30p. Doors open at 7. Remember to bring student ID and each winner will receive 2 tickets — UK Ticket Office (@UKTix) September 15, ...

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Campers already lined up for Madness Tickets

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Big Blue Madness campout doesn’t officially begin until 5am Wednesday, but that didn’t stop some dedicated members of the BBN from lining up even earlier to get a prime location. Camping out to camp out? You people are crazy! Fans already camping out for big blue madness pic.twitter.com/4LgEyAnw1y — Robb Fowler (@RobbFowler) September 15, 2014 #TrueBlueFans already setting up for ...

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Big Blue Madness Tickets Distributed Sept. 20

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[countdown] LEXINGTON, Ky. – Tickets for the 2014 Big Blue Madness at Rupp Arena will be available Saturday, Sept. 20 at 7 a.m. ET at the Memorial Coliseum ticket windows on Euclid Avenue and online at Ticketmaster.com. Madness, the first open practice opportunity for UK’s 2014-15 men’s and women’s basketball teams, is Friday, Oct. 17 at 7:00 p.m. Broadcast info ...

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Malik Newman says Drake will Possibly be at Big Blue Madness

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Malik Newman spoke about his in home visit with Kentucky and there is a little bit of breaking news. It sounds like Drake may be at Big Blue Madness. This from the Clarion-Ledger: Kentucky Calipari has landed some of the nation’s top talent since he arrived at Kentucky in 2009 and hopes to do the same with Newman. His track ...

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