Ready for Big Blue Madness?

The saying is “In Kentucky, basketball season never ends”….even so, the traditional start of basketball season is during Big Blue Madness. This year, fans can see Big Blue Madness in its entirety, but in a slightly different way.

 Photo by Britney McIntosh, UK Athletics from  ukathletics.com

Photo by Britney McIntosh, UK Athletics from ukathletics.com

This year’s event will be covered live Friday, October 17 beginning at 7pm on ESPN3

This year’s event will be covered live Friday, October 17 beginning at 7pm on ESPN3. Access to the online channel ESPN3 is free for all FPB Broadband subscribers on their computer. Big Blue Madness is also available for FPB Classic Cable customers through WatchTVEverywhere. FPB Cable subscribers can enjoy every minute of madness on their tablets and smartphones with the free WatchESPN App. WatchESPN can also be streamed on televisions via Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, XBOX 360 and XBOX ONE.

According to ESPN spokespeople, there will be live cut-ins on ESPNU (FPB Preferred Cable channel 141 and in HD on 641). Additionally, SEC Now will air highlights and clips of the event at 9pm on the SEC Network (FPB Classic Cable channel 34 and 534). Finally, there will also be a packaged show on SEC Network focused on Big Blue Madness at 11pm.