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University of Kentucky Legend Wallace “Wah Wah” Jones Passes Away at Age 88

The Big Blue Nation lost a legend on Sunday as Wallace “Wah Wah” Jones passed away at the age of 88. Jones, who was originally born in Harlan, KY on July 14, 1926, became one of the most accomplished athletes in the history of the University of Kentucky. He holds the unique distinction of being […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Linebackers becoming a Big Blue strength

There were moments early in their careers — probably too early — when Spencer Paysinger and Jacquian Williams started games at linebacker for the Giants. They made plays, missed plays, stayed on the roster and did not do enough to seize control of a job. Help has arrived — Jon Beason not long into the 2013 season and Jameel McClain in this year’s free agent haul. Just like...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Kentucky’s Recruiting Coordinator After Wildcats Miss Out On Big Prospect: “Big Blue Nation…Relax”

Friday afternoon, offensive tackle recruit George Brown Jr., a four-star prospect out of Ohio, committed to Florida by literally pulling out a live gator from underneath a table during his announcement. Brown chose the Gators over Alabama and Kentucky – two fellow SEC schools. While the Crimson Tide likely won’t miss a beat, considering they seemingly have the top recruiting...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss


C                  hris Snee, an 11 year veteran with a resume that consists of, 2 time Super Bowl Champion, …The post SNEE SAYS FAREWELL TO BIG BLUE appeared first on On Her Game.
Via On Her Game
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Five-Star SG Antonio Blakeney Says He Will Probably Attend Big Blue Madness

Antonio Blakeney only received an official offer just this past weekend, but he is already planning a visit for Kentucky’s premier basketball recruiting event: Big Blue Madness. Blakeney told that John Calipari wanted him to visit Lexington for Big Blue Madness. The Sarasota, FL resident seemed to be receptive to the idea. “I probably will,” he said of the possibility...
Via Kentucky Recruits
12 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 Point Guard Derryck Thornton Will Visit Kentucky for Big Blue Madness

The Kentucky coaching staff liked what they saw from 2016 point guard Derryck Thornton. So much so, the Wildcats offered him during his unofficial visit on Sunday. Thornton apparently liked what he saw as well during his time in Lexington as he announced shortly afterward that he would be making a return trip in the fall for Big Blue Madness. Derryck Thornton will visit Kentucky...
Via Kentucky Recruits
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Ashley Judd May Or May Not Have Wet Herself At End Of Kentucky Game

The first lady of Big Blue Nation, Ashley Judd, may or may not have wet herself with excitement at the end of the Kentucky game on Saturday night.
Via Gamedayr
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Kentucky’s ‘Big Blue Madness’ Will Cost Over $400,000 In 2013

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...
Via College Spun
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Big Blue Madness Guest List is kind of packed

Basketball is almost here and it gets kicked off on Friday night with Big Blue Madness. Sure, it’s more pyrotechnics than it is basketball, but the fans love it. The players love it. And the future Wildcats love it. What better way to exemplify how nuts UK fans are about their basketball than Big Blue Madness? And that is why there will be a jam-packed class of future targets at...
October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Kentucky Basketball Fans Going Mad for Tickets to the Big Blue Madness

If things keep going the way they appear to be heading sports fans at the University of Kentucky are going to be mighty busy. The football team appears to be on the rise and while they may be just 1-3 so far they've actually been competitive--a step in the right direction for sure! Than there is the basketball team--and fans love their basketball in Lexington. Last...
Via FatManWriting
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Kentucky Fans Are Camping Out 5 Days Early Just To Get Tickets To “Big Blue Madness”

So apparently Kentucky fans are excited about their No. 1 recruiting class. WKYT did a video segment in Lexington yesterday and spoke with numerous Wildcats fans who are camping out five days ahead of time just to get tickets to Big Blue Madness. Nope, not tickets for home games – tickets for UK’s version of Midnight Madness. Kentucky fans take their basketball seriously. ...
Via College Spun
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats fan sings 'Big Blue Fan' tune

Sorry, UK fans. If you can get through this entire song, you’re a better person than me. Is it over yet?
Via College Spun
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Kentucky’s Annual Big Blue Madness Is Set For October 18th

Kentucky basketball’s annual Big Blue Madness is the team’s first official practice – it takes place in front of supporters at Rupp Arena and gets the UK fan base excited for the upcoming season. The players are usually introduced in creative, surprising ways and the team holds its first scrimmage. Fans start camping out days in advance to get their tickets because it’s...
Via College Spun
July 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo Gallery: Big Blue Madness 2012

Images from Kentucky's annual "Big Blue Madness" on Friday night at Rupp Arena.
October 13, 2012  |  Discuss

The Big Blue Nation has some back fat issues

Thank God to tipster REDACTED who can provide on the spot reporting like this. this girl was on the elliptical machine with a Kentucky tattoo that the Big Blue Nation can be proud of. According to REDACTED, this girl has some serious back fat. We never like to make fun of people for their body because @ParadigmShift35 is not in shape AT ALL. This was just humorous. #BBN step your...
Via Throw The Flag
July 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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