Lexington mayor declares Big Blue Wildcat Weekend

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Lexington Mayor Jim Gray dedicates Friday and Saturday "Big Blue Weekend" in honor of University of Kentucky men's and women's Sweet 16 NCAA tournament games.

UK men's and women's basketball teams play Friday and Saturday. The Mayor encourages fans to show their support by wearing blue on Friday and throughout the weekend.

“The Wildcats have once again proven they are among the best in the country,” Gray said. “They have the support of a Big Blue Nation that will undoubtedly be cheering all weekend long.”

The men’s team plays Louisville at 9:45 p.m. Friday on WKYT, and the women’s team takes on Baylor at noon on Saturday.

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