Big Blue Nation

UK FOOTBALL | Blue Beats White In Spring Football Game

04/16/2018 06:57 PM

Sophomore running back A.J. Rose rushed for 134 yards and three touchdowns as the Blue (offense) beat the White (defense) 45-32 in Kentucky football team’s annual Blue-White Game Friday night at Kroger Field. Rose, who carried 15 times for 37 yards during his redshirt freshman season in 2017, had five carries of 10 yards or more and scored three of the game’s five touchdowns. Sophomore Quarterbacks Gunnar Hoak and Terry Wilson each spent time with the first-team offense, producing similar results. Hoak... Read more 

Comeback Cats Come Back To Kentucky For Maker's Mark Signing

04/13/2018 04:29 PM

Friday at Keeneland Race Track in Lexington, hundreds of dedicated Kentucky fans waited in line to get their Maker’s Mark Bottle signed. Former University of Kentucky coach Tubby Smith (1997-2007) and members of the “Comeback Cats” 1998 team limited edition Maker’s Mark bottle, including Smith, Cameron Mills, Jeff Sheppard, Wayne Turner, Mike Bradley, Saul Smith, Ryann Hogan, Scott Padgett, Allen Edwards and Steve Masiello signed autographs alongside their championship trophy. Rob Samuels of Maker’s Mark and Bill Thomason of Keeneland were also... Read more 

UK Volleyball Finding Positives In Spring Schedule

04/09/2018 05:09 PM

The Kentucky Volleyball team enjoyed a historic fall season and looks to make even bigger strides in 2018. As the team wraps up their spring schedule, we sat down with head coach Craig Skinner to discuss the team’s progress and the goals of the program going forward.  Read more 

Fourth commemorative Maker's Mark bottle in five-bottle series to be released

04/05/2018 12:31 PM

The fourth commemorative Maker’s Mark bottle in a five-bottle series is set to go on sale Friday, April 6. Maker’s Mark and Keeneland have partnered with the University of Kentucky to raise $2 million for the Center for Academic and Tutorial Services (CATS) through the companies’ contributions and a portion of proceeds from the bottle sales. The bottle being released this year features the 1997-98 men’s basketball national championship team. The first three commemorative bottles in the series honored the program’s first... Read more 

Registration open for first-ever Go Big Blue 4-miler

04/03/2018 09:56 AM

Registration is now open for the first-ever Go Big Blue 4-Miler, which will be held on Saturday, April 14. The race will begin outside Kroger Field and wind through various UK Athletics Facilities, before ending on the playing surface at Kroger Field. Top finishers will receive Kroger gift cards, as well as tickets to this season’s football home opener and Big Blue Madness. Race details Saturday, April 14 8:30 a.m. Kroger Field Click here to register First Place: $150 Kroger gift card Second Place:... Read more 

NCAA TOURNAMET | Cats Down Buffalo For A Ticket To Atlanta

03/17/2018 09:33 PM

The fifth-seeded Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball team (26-10) defeated the 13-seeded Buffalo Bulls (27-9) 95-75 in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Round of 32. The game was played in Taco Bell Arena on the campus of Boise State University in Idaho. Freshman point guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander led the way for Kentucky with 27 points, six assists, two steals and eight rebounds. Redshirt freshman guard Hamidou Diallo had one of his best games in a UK uniform, scoring 22 points, two... Read more 

NCAA Tournament | Big Blue Nation in Boise

03/17/2018 05:06 PM

The fifth-seeded Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball team (25-10) face the Buffalo Bulls (27-8) for a St. Patrick’s Day match-up in Boise, Id. The round of 32 game between the two will be played in Taco Bell Arena on the campus of Boise State University. ESPN’s match-up predictor gives Kentucky a 75.7 percent chance to win it all, despite only being favored by five-and-a-half points. The two blue and white squads square off Saturday at 5:15 p.m. eastern inside Taco Bell Arena. The... Read more 

NCAA Tournament | Previewing 5-Seed UK vs. 13-Seed Buffalo

03/16/2018 07:18 PM

The fifth-seeded Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball team (25-10) held practice Friday prior to their second-round NCAA Tournament match-up against the Buffalo Bulls (27-8). The round of 32 game between the two will be played in Taco Bell Arena in Boise, Id. on the campus of Boise State University. The Bulls already beat the Wildcats one as they pulled off the biggest upset not just in the South Region, but in the entire bracket at that point, beating Sean Miller’s fourth-seeded... Read more 

NCAA Tournament | UK Downs Davidson In Clash Of The Cats

03/16/2018 10:48 AM

The Kentucky Wildcats Men’s Basketball team (25-10) defeated the Davidson Wildcats (21-12) 78-73 in the first round of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Thursday night in Boise, Idaho. It was a packed house in Taco Bell Arena on the campus of Boise State University and the Davidson Wildcats came out firing on all cylinders, shooting 20 percent from the three-point line. UK led by ten heading into the locker room at the half. Davidson out-scored UK in the second half, 49-44, but... Read more 

What Do Boise State Students Know About Kentucky?

03/14/2018 05:52 PM

The Kentucky Wildcats are in Boise, Idaho for the opening weekend of the NCAA Tournament. KSTV’s Bradley McKee stopped by the campus of Boise State University to see what the students there know about the Commonwealth.  Read more 

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