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Wildcat Quickies: Big Blue Madness Campout Edition

Get ready to campout for 2016 Big Blue Madness!

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NCAA Basketball: Kentucky Big Blue Madness Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

Good morning BBN! We’re halfway through the work week. UK has released details on Big Blue Madness and the campout that fans will conduct to get tickets beforehand.

The campout will be limited to fans planning to line up early for tickets, and fans are asked to show up no earlier than 5 a.m. on Sept. 28. The festivities leading up to the madness will feature Tent City Live.

For more details on the campout, go here.

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Your quickies

Kentucky’s coaches explain what makes Benny Snell special - Herald-Leader

Benny Snell made himself a Kentucky phenomenon against New Mexico State, and now his coaches explain why he is such an explosive threat out of the backfield.

Lady Cats will square off against Vols to start SEC play - Herald-Leader

Mitchell’s Cats will open SEC play against Tennessee for the first time in eight years.

Stoops and Muschamp talk about their upcoming matchup - ESPN

Eddie Gran says Stephen Johnson is “the guy” - SEC Country

With Drew Barker’s injury, Johnson was likely to start, but now it’s all but guaranteed with Gran’s comments.

5 Keys in the South Carolina game - SEC Country

It’s a lot about offense and consistency.

Lamar Thomas still texts Louisville’s Lamar Jackson frequently - Courier-Journal

Could Jackson help us lure recruits in the future? That’s probably wishful thinking.

South Carolina safety says Commonwealth Stadium is “quiet” - SEC Country

It’ll probably be quiet again based on the turnout for the NMSU game.

Other sports news

Team USA eliminated from World Cup of Hockey - USA Today

Sidney Crosby and the Canadians were too much for Team USA, and they’re out after going 0-2.

Colin Kaepernick says he has received death threats - ESPN

The death threats have come in response to his demonstrations during the National Anthem.

Jay Cutler has a sprained thumb, not getting surgery for now - NBC Sports

The Bears quarterback re-aggravated a Week 1 thumb injury, and it looks as though he has made it worse this time.

A look at Von Miller’s destruction of the Colts - SB Nation

Von Miller has been in top form in his past several games, going back to the postseason. He furthered that dominance against Indianapolis this week.

Detroit Tigers pull to within 1 12 games of wild card spot - The Detroit News

The Tigers beat the Twins in dominant fashion to keep their playoff hopes in good shape.

Yasiel Puig, Dodgers, mock Madison Bumgarner with t-shirts - New York Daily News

I’m sure this will totally help calm the turbulent waters that this rivalry is in at the moment.

Other news

Bayer may part ways with Monsanto’s name after acquiring the company - Fortune

It’s not the worst idea; Monsanto doesn’t have the best reputation due to skepticism of how they treat Americans’ food.

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are divorcing - CNN

I hate myself for inserting this into the quickies. mainly because I find it to be tabloid garbage, but it’s the most notable Hollywood split that has happened in awhile.