The 2022 edition of Big Blue Madness is in the books for the Kentucky men’s basketball team. Rupp Arena welcomed a sellout crowd to watch the men’s and women’s basketball teams scrimmage and compete in contests. Enjoy these photos from the event.
Receiving one of the loudest ovations of the night, Oscar Tshiebwe used crutches to hobble up a flight of stairs and emerge on a stage set up at one end of Rupp Arena. He was then handed a mic and introduced Calipari to the crowd.
You could put together a strong NBA rotation with the collection of ex-Cats who attended the 2022 edition of Big Blue Madness: Bam Adebayo, Hamidou Diallo, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Brandon Knight, Kevin Knox, Nick Richards, Tyler Ulis, and many more.
UK takes its annual Blue-White scrimmage to Pikeville’s Appalachian Wireless Arena on Oct. 22. The event is doubling as a fundraiser for ongoing flood-relief efforts in Eastern Kentucky. Tipoff is scheduled for 6 p.m., and the game will be broadcast on SEC Network+.