Kentucky basketball fan travels over 500 miles to attend Big Blue Madness

Kentucky Fans - photo by Tammie Brown | WildcatWorld.com
Kentucky Fans - photo by Tammie Brown | WildcatWorld.com
Kentucky Fans – photo by Tammie Brown | WildcatWorld.com

The cliche “basketball season starts in October in the state of Kentucky” is used extensively this time of the year in the Bluegrass.

But the cliche is true for one UK graduate who has moved to a football-centric state and is skipping work to travel more than 500 miles to watch Big Blue Madness.

Steve McNulty graduated from UK in the Class of 1977 with a bachelor’s degree in agriculture. He now lives in Dothan, Ala., a city of 65,496 people in the southeastern part of the state of Alabama.

McNulty, 57, is a manager at a ConAgra Foods plant and is taking off work on Thursday to travel for UK’s first public practice. Dothan is 588 miles away from Lexington, which is “about a nine or 10-hour drive,” McNulty said.

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