Battle of blood with the Gators



UK students participating in a blood drive this week could find themselves at the Final Four in April.

The Kentucky Blood Center is hosting its second annual “Big Blue Slam” blood drive, which will last through Friday, according to the center’s Web site.

The drive is a competition between UK and University of Florida basketball fans to see who can donate the most blood, according to the Web site. Donors will receive a T-shirt and will be eligible for a trip for two to the NCAA Final Four in Indianapolis.

Times and locations at UK are: Tuesday in room 307 of the Complex Commons Building on South Campus and room 106 in the Student Center from 2 to 8:30 p.m.; Wednesday in room 154 of the Barnhart Building from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the student lobby of the Ralph G. Anderson Building from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Thursday in the Johnson Center lobby from 2 to 8 p.m.