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It Was A Nice Big Blue Weekend; What Lies Ahead

Kentucky was able to get a basketball and football win this past weekend.  That makes for a happy #BBN.  I liked each win, but let’s talk about each team for a moment. Kentucky Basketball played fairly well, but as expected they had a little hangover from the Duke game.  The basketball team had some bright […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Who’s Ready For A Big Blue Weekend?

This weekend is going to be pretty great in my opinion.  We have two basketball games and one football game to watch this weekend.  The football and basketball games on Saturday are back to back(almost) at that.  I’ll be watching the first game of the season tonight, then having friends over to watch both the […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
11 days ago  |  Discuss

BBL: Preparing for basketball opener, UK-Vandy football

Big Blue Links for Thursday: Albany coach doesn’t think his team will be intimidated against Cats De’Aaron Fox will announce college decision Thursday on ESPNU Five-star basketball recruit Wenyen Gabriel signs with UK Some insight on top UK basketball target … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
12 days ago

BBL: Decision day coming for recruits, quarterbacks

Big Blue Links for Tuesday: De’Aaron Fox is expected to pick Kentucky on Thursday, reports Ben Roberts of Next Cats. “Fox — the No. 1 point guard in the class of 2016 — has narrowed his college choices to Kentucky, … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
14 days ago

BBL: Kentucky’s big men battle to improve

Big Blue Links for Friday: Kentucky’s bigs are getting busy, reports Tipton. Skal Labissiere and Isaac Humphries are going at it in practice to get better. “The new rules, which are supposed to interpret physical contact as fouls, provide added … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
18 days ago

BBL: Georgia has been through this before

Big Blue Links for Thursday: Georgia has had its back to the wall before, writes Jason Butt of the Macon Telegraph. “Coming off a disappointing 6-7 season in 2010, the Bulldogs dropped their first two games in 2011 to Boise … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
19 days ago

Blue/White Game Will Be Fun Tonight

Most Big Blue Nation fans put a lot of stock into Big Blue Madness, but honestly it has become more of a show and a tease, but it doesn’t really give you a great opportunity to see the players in action.  The Blue/White is a better scrimmage for evaluating how talented the players are.  Tonight […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Blue Links: Getting set for UK-Mississippi State

Big Blue Links for Saturday: Reports say Skal Labissiere is now eligible, reports the Herald-Leader. There had been questions about activity regarding the guardian of Kentucky’s freshman center, but multiple reports say that UK has been informed that Labissiere is … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
October 24, 2015

Video: Kentucky Basketball Dubted An Amazing New On-Court Intro Video At Big Blue Madness

No one does Midnight Madness better than Kentucky. As usual, this year’s event was a massive recruiting day, and the program went all out to make the program look as impressive as possible. This year’s Big Blue Madness featured UK’s new 2015-16 intro video, which is displayed right on the court, and goes through the Wildcats’ impressive program history. The video is an incredibly...
Via College Spun
October 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Kentucky’s Hosting An Absurd Amount Of Elite Recruits At Big Blue Madness Tonight

If you host a preseason tipoff event at Kentucky, the recruits will come.  The Wildcats’ men’s basketball program, which is set to have Big Blue Madness at Rupp Arena this evening, will be entertaining a ridiculous amount of elite recruits.  According to multiple recruits experts, multiple five-star prospects in the 2016 and 2017 classes will be in Lexington, Ky.  My sources...
Via College Spun
October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

What To Expect At Big Blue Madness Tonight?

Tonight we will embark on another Big Blue Madness the epicenter of College Basketball in October.  Kentucky doesn’t even start basketball games until November 2nd and the first two games are just exhibition games.  That’s right UK will be sold out at Rupp Arena for the like the millionth time for a practice, but one […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Brining back the Boom: Kentucky RB Williams returning for Auburn

Kentucky is hosting Auburn Thursday in what should be a very anticipated matchup for Big Blue Nation in search of its third SEC win. If the Wildcats are going to be bowling in 2015, they may need to win this home game. Adding an extra level of hype to the game, sophomore Stanley 'Boom' Williams will be making a return to the field, according to Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops....
Via Fox Sports
October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

SEC Network to air Kentucky’s ‘Big Blue Madness’

Every year, about a month before the start of the college basketball season, the Kentucky Wildcats host a big event where fans get to come out and get an early look at their team for the upcoming season. This event is called “Big Blue Madness” and it is always an awesome spectacle. The Wildcats have a fan base all over the country and some of them don’t get to experience the...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

SEC Network To Air Kentucky Basketball’s “Big Blue Madness”

At 4-1, Kentucky football is off to a solid start, but for most fans in Lexington, football is just a way to pass the time until basketball season tips off. That is coming very soon. Kentucky hosts its annual “Big Blue Madness” on October 16, when members of #BBN will get their first looks at the 2015-16 Wildcats, featuring new stars like Skal Labissiere, Jamal Murray, and Isiah...
Via College Spun
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Basketball is Rounding the Corner Towards Big Blue Madness

Basketball is almost in full swing for Kentucky fans, because we all know as soon as #Big Blue Madness gets here all UK fans sit up in there seat and start paying attention.  The serious fans follow it all year long to all the buzz, but the everyday fan gets their own hype started very […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcat Fans Already Lining Up For ‘Big Blue Madness’ Event

The Kentucky Wildcats basketball team will host their annual “Big Blue Madness” event on October 16th, but that’s not stopping their notoriously devoted fans from camping out for tickets 20 days out from the event. Memorial Coliseum and the Joe Craft Center have some visitors. #BBMCampout #BBN — (@CoachCalDotCom) September 30, 2015...
Via No Coast Bias
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Big Blue Kitten wins Belmont's Joe Hirsch Turf Classic

NEW YORK (AP) Big Blue Kitten won the $600,000 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic in a course-record time Saturday at Belmont Park. The 7-year-old ran 1 1/2 miles in 2:23.39, erasing the mark of 2:24.36 set by Fantastic Light in 2001. Big Blue Kitten was trained by Chad Brown, who sent out three of the seven runners in the field. The trio all played prominent roles, starting with Shining Copper...
Via AP on Fox
September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos: Ex-Michigan Big Man Jordan Morgan Got Engaged To Former Miss Michigan In Front Of Eiffel Tower

It’s a Big Blue love story all the way from Paris, France. Former Michigan big man Jordan Morgan got engaged to his girlfriend KT Maviglia in front of the Eiffel Tower today.  Maviglia is the former Miss Michigan.   Looking forward to this life full of joy with the woman of my dreams  A photo posted by Jordan Morgan (@realjordanmorgan) on Sep 26, 2015 at 11:16am PDT ...
Via College Spun
September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Stoops, Wildcats feel 'responsibility' to fans as opener arrives

Kentucky coach Mark Stoops on Thursday made his final media appearance before Saturday's season opener against Louisiana-Lafayette, and just as is the case with most of Big Blue Nation, he's ready to see the Wildcats hit the field."I think the anticipation as you get closer to it and it gets closer to the end of the week, you start feeling anxious and ready to go," Stoops said, according...
Via Fox Sports
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Kentucky issues Drake cease-and-desist

The University of Kentucky has issued Drake a cease-and-desist letter after he took pictures with some recruits at the school’s “Big Blue Madness” event. Kami Mattioli of The Sporting News reported the story. Kentucky ended up self-reporting Drake’s activities, which included “impermissible contact” between himself and three “potential-student-athletes.” Per the...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Drake Will Perform At Kentucky’s Big Blue Madness

Kentucky basketball’s Big Blue Madness season tip-off event is set to take place Oct. 16 at Rupp Arena.  It should be quite a show.  According to Adam Zagoria, Drake will be performing in front of Big Blue Nation.  Drake will perform at Big Blue Madness, which was appealing for @Iam_RawleAlkins on the UK visit. — Adam Zagoria (@AdamZagoria) July 15, 2015 Yeah, recruits are...
Via College Spun
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Big Blue Kitten wins Monmouth's United Nations Stakes

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) Big Blue Kitten won the $535,000 United Nations Stakes with a little help from a friend on Sunday at Monmouth Park. The 7-year-old rallied to win the track's premier grass race by 1 1/2 lengths over stablemate Slumber. While the top two finishers in the 1 3/8-mile race were trained by Chad Brown, the assist came from another source. Shining Copper played the...
Via AP on Fox
July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Big Blue Baby

Thats right, big blue nation now has another big blue fan to add to their always eccentric fanbase. Known for being one of the most die-hard fan bases in the country their newest addition surely didn’t disappoint. A pair of big time cats fans recently named their daughter after two of their favorite players and she’s got some pretty big shoes to fill.  Willie Cauley Stein and...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Monday’s Recap: The Big Blue Beasts Continue Dominating

It our weekend recap, Kentucky continues its road to a title, overrated teams keep winning and one conference is contemplating suicide.
Via Gamedayr
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Walmart’s Soda Display Is All-In For Big Blue Nation

A Walmart in small town Kentucky made a super BAMF Wildcats soda display, which should be mandatory for any store in the Bluegrass State.
Via Gamedayr
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

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