Big Blue Madness on TV

Oct. 15, 2009

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Big Blue Madness, the first open practice opportunity for Kentucky's 2009-10 men's and women's basketball teams, is Friday, Oct. 16. This will be the fifth time Madness has been held at Rupp Arena. Fans will be allowed to enter Rupp Arena beginning at 6 p.m. the night of Big Blue Madness.

Madness Timeline:

  • 6:00 p.m. - Doors Open
  • 7:30 p.m. - Event Begins
  • 9:30 p.m. - Event Concludes

Blue-White Scrimmage: The Men's Basketball Blue-White Scrimmage has been scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 7:00 p.m. in Rupp Arena. Tickets are available for $10. A portion of the proceeds from the gate will go to charity. Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster and during regular hours at the UK Athletics Ticket Office (M-F, 9am-4pm) and Rupp Arena Ticket Office.

Madness on TV: UK fans without tickets to Big Blue Madness have a variety of TV options for watching Kentucky's first open practice opportunity. The Big Blue Sports Network will televise the festivities live, from 7-9:30 p.m. (ET), on WBKO-CW in Bowling Green; WYMT-TV in Hazard; WKAG-TV in Hopkinsville; WKYT-TV in Lexington and on WMYO-TV in Louisville. Fans can also view Big Blue Madness live for FREE on the University of Kentucky website at

Other Big Blue Sports Network affiliates will carry Madness on a tape-delayed basis, including WTVW-TV in Evansville (10 p.m. CT); WSAZ-DT in Huntington (10:30 p.m. ET) and WDKA-TV in Paducah/Cape Girardeau (9 p.m. CT). FS South will carry the event on a tape-delayed basis, Saturday, Oct. 17 from 4-6:30 p.m. ET.