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November 20, 2020

WATCH: Isaiah Jackson wins a BOUNCY Dunk Contest at Big Blue Madness

Zack Geoghegan 11:09pm November 20, 2020 11/20/20 Comments Disabled

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Isaiah Jackson is not going to be back for a second season. The freshman forward unleashed some vicious slams during the Dunk Contest of Big Blue Madness, winning the event thanks to a series of insanely athletic and mind-melting finishes. Jacob Toppin and Lance Ware also participated, and we quickly learned that even Toppin’s “bad…

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WATCH: 2020 Big Blue Madness Intros

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:44pm November 20, 2020 11/20/20

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Miss Big Blue Madness tonight because you were busy celebrating Georgia’s big volleyball victory over Florida? UK Sports Video has you covered. Here are the intro videos, along with other featured clips from tonight’s broadcast. Who had the best introduction and dance of #BBM20, #BBN? pic.twitter.com/CFdWsVLbkY — Kentucky Basketball (@KentuckyMBB) November 21, 2020  

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November 5, 2020

5 Ideas For Kentucky’s Virtual Big Blue Madness

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:10pm November 5, 2020 11/5/20

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This morning, UK announced that Big Blue Madness will take place at Memorial Coliseum on Friday, November 20. Because of the pandemic, no fans will be allowed in, but the event will be broadcast live on the SEC Network beginning at 9 p.m. with Tom Hart, Jimmy Dykes and Carolyn Peck on the call. According…

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November 1, 2020

Kentucky to try and hold Big Blue Madness inside Memorial Coliseum without fans

Zack Geoghegan 11:00pm November 1, 2020 11/1/20

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Big Blue Madness could look more like a practice out of the Joe Craft Center this year than a parade of dunks and a dancing Matthew Mitchell. According to KSR’s Matt Jones, he is hearing that Kentucky Basketball will try and hold Big Blue Madness without fans inside of Memorial Coliseum ahead of the 2020-21…

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September 18, 2020

Big Blue Madness Campout is canceled this year

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:00pm September 18, 2020 9/18/20

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Here is some news that probably won’t surprise you: there will not be a campout for Big Blue Madness tickets this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. UK spokesman Eric Lindsey confirmed the news to the Courier-Journal today, adding that the program is still working on its plans for Madness itself. “Like our game schedule,…

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October 11, 2019

Sneak Peek: Rupp Arena is ready for Big Blue Madness

Drew Franklin 5:40pm October 11, 2019 10/11/19

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Big Blue Madness is still over an hour away; until then, have a glimpse at the new-look Rupp Arena as it awaits the 20,000 fans that will soon fill the place for the first basketball of the new season. There is no big stage or anything special set up (as far as I can tell),…

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October 10, 2019

Kentucky moving the Blue Carpet inside for Madness

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:30am October 10, 2019 10/10/19

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A public service announcement for those of you headed to Big Blue Madness tomorrow: Kentucky has moved the Blue Carpet inside this year. The men’s and women’s teams and VIP guests will now arrive at the northeast entrance of the first level of the Lexington Center shops. Fans are invited to watch from the first- and…

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September 26, 2019

Big Blue Madness Campout Reaches Capacity

Nick Roush 10:00am September 26, 2019 9/26/19 Comments Disabled

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Thought about camping out for Big Blue Madness tickets? Sorry, you’re too late. Thursday morning the final campsites outside of Memorial Coliseum were filled, reaching the capacity around 318 tents. Even though you can’t stay the night, you are more than welcome to visit and join the fun over the next two days. They may…

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September 25, 2019

Tent City Update: 300 tents and counting

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:15pm September 25, 2019 9/25/19

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After this morning’s mad rush, things have settled down at Tent City — sort of. According to UK, there are approximately 300 tents set up around Memorial Coliseum and the Wildcat Lodge: A bird's-eye view of #TentCity. With a current total of approximately 300 tents, Memorial Coliseum has officially been invaded by the #BBN. So, guess…

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Tent City is Open for Business

Nick Roush 8:00am September 25, 2019 9/25/19

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The Big Blue Madness Campout has begun! This morning at 5 a.m. ET, Kentucky fans sprinted across the Avenue of Champions and quickly set up tents to secure their spot in line for tickets to Big Blue Madness. ? Good morning, #BBN ? If you were sleeping early this morning, you missed out on the…

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