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BBL: How John Calipari hacked college basketball

Big Blue Links for Monday: Duke rips UK women 89-68, reports Jennifer Smith of Herald-Leader. “The avalanche came near the end of the first half when Duke’s offense had even more bling than the holiday sweaters its fans were wearing … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
3 hours ago

Big Blue Links after Kentucky blows out Bruins

Big Blue Links for Sunday: Kentucky rolled to an 83-44 win over UCLA, reports Jerry Tipton of the Herald-Leader. “UCLA came into the CBS Sports Classic ranked No. 17 nationally in scoring (80.8 ppg). The Bruins did not reach double … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
1 day ago

BBL: Kentucky and UCLA differing dynasties

Big Blue Links for Saturday: Kentucky meets UCLA in Chicago today, reports Jerry Tipton of the Herald-Leader. “If you’re looking to contrast basketball dynasties, how Kentucky and UCLA are flying to Chicago for Saturday’s game is one place to start. … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
2 days ago

BBL: Counting down to UK-UCLA on Saturday

Big Blue Links for Friday: John Calipari says UCLA’s lack of depth could actually work to the Bruins’ advantage, reports Jerry Tipton of the Herald-Leader. Calipari said his three best teams played six or seven players. Those teams were his … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
3 days ago

BBL: Shannon Dawson, Tyler Ulis and more

Big Blue Links for Thursday: Kentucky football expected to hire Shannon Dawson, currently West Virginia’s offensive coordinator, reports Jennifer Smith of Herald-Leader. Tyler Ulis returns to Chicago with no limits on his potential, reports Jerry Tipton of the Herald-Leader. Kentucky plays UCLA … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
4 days ago

An All Out Big Blue Christmas

 Big Blue Christmas I like the majority of UK fans out there are members of numerous UK Facebook Groups.  Fans love to talk about Kentucky and well that doesn’t stop on Facebook.  It goes 24/7/365 on there and I get the liberty of seeing a lot of the chatter that goes on.  This year I […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dynamic Sky wins Big A's $250K Red Smith Handicap

  Dynamic Sky won the $250,000 Red Smith Handicap on Saturday with a bold inside move at Aqueduct. With Cornelio Velasquez aboard, the 4-year-old colt surged through an opening on the fence in mid-stretch to capture the last major grass stakes of the year in New York. They held off Big Blue Kitten, the 4-5 favorite, by 1 1/4 lengths. The time was 2:18.85 for the 1 3/8 miles on the...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Kentucky Releases Dramatic Highlights From “Big Blue Madness”

For the first time in a while, Kentucky fans may not be ready for football season to end, but basketball is right around the corner. UK hosted Big Blue Madness on Friday night, and Drake’s air balls and missed layups were not the only highlights from the event. Kentucky Wildcats TV put together a very dramatic highlight reel from the night’s scrimmage, featuring the many exciting...
Via College Spun
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Thoughts from Big Blue Madness

Last night, 24,000 fans once again showed up to Rupp Arena to watch what was basically glorified starting lineup introductions and some practice drills. As a kid I was enamored by this whole thing, but as I get older and older, it has lost it’s luster a little bit. Back when it was Midnight Madness, it was cool. I guess it is still kind of cool, but it’s not my cup of tea anymore...
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Drake Attends Kentucky’s Big Blue Madness — Air Balls A 3 (Video)

Drake claims to be the biggest Kentucky fan around and Friday night he was front and center for Big Blue Madness. Drake got the chance to be introduced with the team, and even brought out a lint roller. He then participated in the warmup line with the team. Drake is in the layup line with the team — Matt Jones (@KySportsRadio) October 18, 2014 Drake...
Via Thacover2
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Recruit Attending UK’s ‘Big Blue Madness’ Absolutely Dwarfs Drake

As we showed you earlier, Drake is on-hand for Kentucky’s ‘Big Blue Madness’, given his friendship with head coach John Calipari. It looks like the superstar rapper is doing a bit of advocating for the UK head man, as he’s been spotted taking photos with potential recruits during the event. Below is one of the more ridiculous shots. Carlton Bragg is a 6-foot-8 power forward...
Via College Spun
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Blue Madness 2014: Online Stream, TV Info, Replay, Recruit Visitor List and More

What: Kentucky Wildcats Big Blue Madness Where: Rupp Arena, Lexington, Kentucky When: Friday October 17 at 7:00 pm ET TV Info: The game cannot be viewed live in it’s entirety on TV, but the SEC Network has added coverage of it via SEC Now, a nightly new and information show on the SEC Network, which […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcat Basketball Fans Are Already Camping Out For Next Month’s ‘Big Blue Madness’ Event

The Kentucky Wildcats’ “Big Blue Madness” season tip-off event isn’t scheduled until October 17th at Rupp Arena, but that’s not stopping Wildcat die-hards from camping out for tickets well in advance. The event is such a hot ticket that the university allowed fans to the camp out at Memorial Coliseum for Madness tickets today starting at [&hellip (Visited 1 times,...
Via No Coast Bias
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

2015 SF Jaylen Brown Will Visit Kentucky for Big Blue Madness

Kentucky will add another big visitor to its list for Big Blue Madness, according to a report by ZagsBlog. 2015 small forward Jaylen Brown will take an official visit to Kentucky on October 17 for Big Blue Madness, as well as an official visit to Kansas on October 10 for “Late Night in the Phog.” Brown has also visited UCLA, as well as Georgia and Georgia Tech multiple times...
Via Kentucky Recruits
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyus Battle coming for Big Blue Madness; Also visiting Duke Blue Devils

Gill St. Bernard’s guard Tyus Battle received scholarship offers from the Kentucky and Duke this summer. He’ll be visiting both schools in the fall, Battle told Adam Zagoria on Friday. Battle will be on hand for Kentucky’s Big Blue Madness on Oct. 17, the kickoff event for the 2014 season. He will then visit Duke on […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: UK's Andrew Harrison breaks defender's ankles

The University of Kentucky men’s basketball team is taking on the Puerto Rican national team reserves as part of the Big Blue Bahamas Tour. So far, it’s been a pretty back and forth game, but one of the most notable moments came late in the first half, when Wildcats point guard Andrew Harrison absolutely destroyed a Puerto Rican defender with one of the nastiest crossovers you’ll...
Via College Spun
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Kentucky Will Wear Brand New Uniforms For Its ‘Big Blue Bahamas’ Tour

Kentucky basketball’s ‘Big Blue Bahamas’ tour, which will feature the Wildcats playing a number of games against Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and Champagne Chalons-Reim Basket, officially kicks off next week. All six of the team’s contests, which will take place in Nassau, will be televised on either ESPNU or the brand-new SEC Network. Monday, UK unveiled the jerseys...
Via College Spun
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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
July 25, 2014  |  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
July 15, 2014  |  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

Basketball Season – So Far Away

Is there any time that moves more slowly than the days following the end of the NCAA Tournament up to the day Big Blue Madness begins?  Oh sure, there are lots of great discussions to be had as fans speculate on the upcoming season, but the off season is a challenging time for the Big Blue Nation, testing their patience to the breaking point.  With that in mind, I offer my humble...
Via Big Blue Digest
May 30, 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

What will Ben McAdoo do with Big Blue?

This was a big week for Big Blue. No, I am not being sarcastic. It was announced just a couple of days ago that former Packers QB coach Ben McAdoo would be named the new offensive coordinator of the New York Football Giants. This is a big and bold move for the Giants. McAdoo has no pervious experience as a coordinator, but he will be the man in charge of the offense of one of the...
Via cover32 - Giants
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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