John Calipari and Drake bring excitement to Big Blue Madness

Walter Cornett and Drake - photo by Tammie Brown |
Walter Cornett and Drake – photo by Tammie Brown |

The lights dimmed on a packed house inside Friday night as UK Scratch and The Wildcat repelled from the rafters, stopping midway to take selfies with the faithful.

As the 20-time National Champion Cheerleading squad wrapped up its routine, a number of recruits made their way along the sideline to their seats, receiving a large round of applause from the crowd.

Their gaze shifted to one side of the court as two screens placed about 10 yards apart ran footage of past teams.

The most audible cheers came as of former player blocking a last-second attempt from former star John Henson flashed on the screen.

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