LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) – Excited for the upcoming Kentucky men’s and women’s basketball seasons? Your first glimpse at the Wildcats will come during Big Blue Madness on Oct. 14.

The open practice will be a ticketed, but free, and will start at 7 p.m. Tickets will be available at the Memorial Coliseum box office on Oct. 2, starting at 9 a.m. on Avenue of Champions, and online via Ticketmaster. Tickets will be required, regardless of age.

Fans that want to camp out can begin so on Oct. 1, after 5 a.m.

The men’s team returns the reigning National Player of the Year, while the women’s team will look to defend their SEC Tournament Championship from last March.