Big Blue Slam 2012 Final Results Jan. 27, 2012

Kentucky Donors Win!

Big Blue Slam 2012 donor.

LEXINGTON, Ky. – It’s a slam dunk! The Cats beat the Gators 1,854 to 1,826 in the fourth annual Big Blue Slam.

“It’s great to know we can count on the Big Blue Nation to not only beat Florida but save lives, too,” said Martha Osborne, executive director of marketing & recruitment for Kentucky Blood Center. “The blood donated this week will touch the lives of thousands of Kentuckians. Thanks to everyone who participated.”

Big Blue Slam is a friendly blood collection competition between Kentucky and Florida fans and KBC and LifeSouth Community Blood Center in Gainesville. The Wildcats take on Florida in Rupp on Feb. 7 and again in Gainesville on March 4.

Kentucky now leads the rivalry 3-1.

To find upcoming blood drives, visit or call 800.775.2522.

About Kentucky Blood Center

Kentucky Blood Center, the largest FDA regulated blood bank in Kentucky, is a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring a safe, adequate blood supply for patients at nearly 70 Kentucky hospitals and clinics in more than 60 counties. KBC relies on volunteers to collect 400 pints of blood per day to meet area patients’ needs. Over the last year KBC distributed nearly 130,000 blood components.