The Next Big Game!

  • UK FB Blue-White Game:
    in 5 days, 9 hours, 20 minutes

Larry on Twitter

Rose from West LIberty

Rose Lykins


When the tornado devastated West Liberty, Kentucky coach John Calipari went there to help with a fundraising telethon that came about partially because of a plea UK fan Rose Lykins made on Kentucky Sports Radio.

On Saturday, Lykins and her husband were in Rupp Arena to watch UK play Texas A&M thanks to Big Blue Nation Cares, a group that provides UK football and basketball game tickets for deserving fans. Lykins and her husband got front row seats and a hotel room from BBN Cares.

“I can’t tell you how much my husband and I enjoyed the game. It’s  a shame Kentucky didn’t win, but I wouldn’t trade it for anything,” Lykins said. “I was able to get (former UK coach) Joe B. Hall’s autograph, which was more than I ever hoped for.”

I was able to spend a few minutes with Lykins before the game. Enjoy her comments on the video.


For IPhones/IPads, and new for Android devices, the Catalist app by Larry Vaught is the best way to keep up with UK basketball. It's free!


Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.