For the first time, Kentucky's Big Blue Madness will be televised nationally.
The SEC Network will air UK's Madness in its entirety, the school and network announced Thursday. Sean Farnham and Kara Lawson will be among the SEC Network announcers working UK's Madness.
Madness will be Oct. 16 in Rupp Arena. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The show will be 7 to 9 p.m. and feature Kentucky's men's and women's teams.
Players will be introduced, run drills and then scrimmage. UK officials promise other surprises as the programs celebrate the start of another basketball pre-season and season.