Madness Tickets SOLD OUT

Oct. 2, 2010

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LEXINGTON, Ky. - Unbelievable. Once again, Kentucky fans have demonstrated their insatiable appetite for basketball. All tickets to the 2010 Big Blue Madness were snapped up in the first 60 minutes of availability Saturday morning.

Thousands of fans were present at UK's Memorial Coliseum ticket office Saturday at 7 a.m. when the distribution of free tickets began. Others obtained their tickets via the school's Website, and

Despite the fact that fans were limited to two tickets per person at UK's Memorial Coliseum ticket office and two per household online, this year's Big Blue Madness event sold out in 60 minutes.

Big Blue Madness, the first practice opportunity for Kentucky's 2010-11 men's and women's basketball teams, is Friday, Oct.15, at 7:30 p.m. and will be part of ESPNU's coverage of Midnight Madness across the nation and televised live on the Big Blue Sports Network. Fans will be allowed to enter Rupp Arena beginning at 6 p.m. the night of Big Blue Madness.

This will be the sixth time Madness has been held at Rupp Arena.