BIG BLUE FANS FOR
Tne #1 College Basketball Program of All Time"
So many publications and websites have compiled their all time rankings
and without a known exception,
the UK Basketball Program is a Consensus #1
The latest such Compilation has been published by
On Saturday Morning, September 29, 2007,
the Big Blue Nation continued one
of its most precious traditions
the Big Blue Nation lined up at
Memorial Coliseum and in Cyber-space
to obtain their personal tickets
to the 2007 Big Blue Madness.
Fans started gathering at the Coliseum
about 5 days prior to the ticket handout process
so they could secure the best of the best
23000+ seats at Rupp Arena.
While this is an annual ritual
for the Big Blue Nation,
the 2007 event occurred within a context
of the beginning of a new era
of Kentucky Basketball.
All 23,000+ tickets were taken within 2 hours for the event that starts the 2007-08 season at 9 pm on October 12, 2007
Watch a slide show of the week of camping and waiting for the ticket distribution.
Kentucky Basketball (7:54)
Kentucky Basketball Tradition (4:27)
What It Means To Play For Kentucky and At Upp (3:39)
Click Here to Read: 'Defeat and Failure To Me Are Enemies' by Adolph Rupp. Published in Sports Illustrated Magazine, December 8, 1958, pp. 100-106. Submitted by Coach Rupp at the invitation of Sports Illustrated, America's most controversial basketball coach puts down in writing the resolute philsophy that has led to a remarkable record. It is summed up best in his own words.
Big Blue Fan Member Ron Goodbub has been
Very Generous in sharing so much of his
personal collection of UK Keepsakes with us.
Included in this collection to date are:
THE TRADITION LIVES ON
A PROGRAM FOR THE FIRST EVER UKIT
A PROGRAM FOR THE LAST EVER GAME
AT MEMORIAL COLISEUM
THE DECEMBER 1962 SI BASKETBALL
PREVIEW WITH COTTON NASH ON THE COVER
AND MANY MORE
“It’s better to set your goals too
high and come up just short,
than set them too low and surpass them.” Cawood Ledford
Kentucky Basketball Tradition begins
with Cawood's Creed
A goal to win
a national championship each season
“We’re just carrying the torch of tradition.
title belongs to the state of Kentucky,
because those fans are Kentucky
basketball.” Rick Pitino
after the Cats had captured the 1996
A Huge Part of the UK Basketball Tradition
Revolves Around The Big Blue Nation
The Big Blue Nation is the Great Fans Who Grew Up and Have Lived Their Lives Learning About the UK History and Tradition, and Collecting Memorabilia That Signifies For Them Their Live Walk With the CATS.
One Such Great Fan, Mr. Ron Goodbub Has Contributed many of his personal treasures that Memorialize His Walk with the CATS. To Share Mr. Goodbub's Treasures Use this LINK.
Mr. Ron Goodbub Has Contributed many of his personal treasures
that Memorialize His Walk with the CATS.
To Share Mr. Goodbub's Football Treasures
Use this LINK.
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