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A lot of college basketball teams held their Midnight Madness events on Friday night. Naturally, no one outdid Kentucky, who had Drake in attendance.

By SI Wire
October 17, 2014

A lot of college basketball teams held their Midnight Madness events on Friday night. Naturally, no one outdid Kentucky.

That's because the Wildcats had none other than Drake show up at their Big Blue Madness at Rupp Arena, and the rapper was unsurprisingly a huge hit. (Also unsurprising that Drake is associating himself with this year's best college basketball team.)

He was introduced to the crowd with raucous approval and gave a speech in which he called the upcoming season one of the most exciting years in Kentucky basketball.

Drake also said Kentucky coach John Calipari "one of the most important people" in his life, which we're guessing isn't related to his rap career.

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Speaking of that rap career, Drake should probably stick to that, because he also did this Friday night:

At least he looked good in uniform before the shot.

And there were Kentucky fans thinking this week couldn't get any better after UK was named No. 1 in the Coaches Poll.

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