Found October 18, 2013 on College Spun:
The University of Kentucky does not mess around when it comes to college basketball. Wildcats fans were seen camping out days in advance just to try to get tickets to the team’s official opening celebration – cleverly dubbed ‘Big Blue Madness’. It appears that fans, despite the team’s lackluster 2012 season, in which the Wildcats were knocked out of the first round of the NIT by Robert Morris, are extremely excited about a 2013 campaign that will feature the nation’s No. 1 recruiting class, yet again. As such, the school is going all-out, at least monetarily. Matt Jones of Kentucky Sports Radio clued us in on just what UK is spending on tonight’s event.  Source tells KSR production costs for tonight’s Big Blue Madness are just a bit over $400,000. #BigShow — Matt Jones (@KySportsRadio) October 18, 2013 For cost perspective, this year’s BBM costs a bit over $400,000, while last year’s was around $250,000. Looks like big stuff planned — Matt Jones (@KySportsRadio) October 18, 2013 W
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