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UK fans flee from one spot to another for tickets

Posted on: September 28, 2011 5:10 pm
Edited on: September 28, 2011 5:52 pm
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By Matt Norlander

IPhone fanboys have nothing on this.

It's Kentucky. And Kentucky Basketball. And Kentucky fans waiting for a chance to get tickets to Kentucky basketball. But not basketball games. No -- merely Big Blue Madness, the school's initiation to the new season, on Oct. 14. Of course they're going to reenact a scene out of a Godzilla movie in order to get the best spot possible for tickets.

That's right. These kids (and, let's be honest, there are probably a few middle-aged men peppered in there, too) waited in line in order for a chance to get a spot to wait in another line for three more days. Kentucky basketball fans: you are adorably bonkers. Resist the urge to fast forward, and just let the anticipation build as you wait to see what happens, who's forced to love the pavement, and if there are any legitimate casualties.

It's all about real estate. The fans are running toward patches of grass they'll make their homes for the next 72 hours, until tickets are officially on sale to the public.

And yes, there is absolutely someone in a motorized wheelchair at the far left of the screen.



The fun's only just begun. Wildcats fans: feel free to send your best videos and photos from the next few days to me: matt.norlander@cbsinteractive.com


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Category: NCAAB
Comments

Since: Jan 2, 2010
Posted on: October 1, 2011 7:36 pm
 

UK fans flee from one spot to another for tickets

Let the march to New Orleans begin! I love the madness, remember back in the day when Coach Hall started the "Midnight Madness" think it was 1982! Go Cats! 



Since: Oct 15, 2008
Posted on: October 1, 2011 9:05 am
 

Tickets were dispersed in about 7 minutes

24K gone - now the scalping will begin for free tickets - some, near the court will go for $1000 each, no kidding.



Since: Nov 17, 2008
Posted on: September 30, 2011 9:11 am
 

UK fans flee from one spot to another for tickets

Avenue of Champions is crazy right now! I've spent my days out there, its a fun time. Go Cats! And...Duke sucks. amen.



Since: Aug 29, 2006
Posted on: September 29, 2011 11:04 pm
 

UK fans flee from one spot to another for tickets

The only place on earth where this is considered absolutely normal behavior.........



Since: Sep 10, 2009
Posted on: September 29, 2011 2:16 pm
 

UK fans flee from one spot to another for tickets

thats me!




Since: Feb 25, 2008
Posted on: September 29, 2011 12:16 pm
 

UK fans flee from one spot to another for tickets

Only 14 days left.


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