When UCLA lost to Kentucky on Friday, Twitter knew just what to do next. The No. 3 Bruins took an 86-75 loss to the No. 2 Wildcats, halting UCLA’s NCAA Tournament run while Kentucky moved on to the Elite Eight. It no doubt was a sad day for the players, but it’s likely no one was as salty as LaVar Ball, father of UCLA star Lonzo Ball. And because the elder Ball has a habit of making outrageous claims like saying he could beat Michael Jordan in a game of 1-on-1 and that his son Lonzo is the best basketball player in the world, Twitter jumped on the opportunity to troll him. And, naturally, Ball also got the Crying Jordan treatment. It would be remiss of us if we didn’t mention that the loss is
The shot may be forgotten in time, but the celebration will live on forever. Moments after tying Friday night’s Sweet Sixteen matchup with a running, one-legged three-pointer, Wisconsin senior Zak Showalter did what anyone would do with Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers in attendance. He put on the title belt. Watch below as Showalter celebrates his three-pointer in classic Rodgers style: The celebration was short lived. Wisconsin eventually lost in heartbreaking fashion in overtime when Chris Chiozza hit his own running three-pointer to beat the buzzer, sending Florida to the Elite Eight. According to Sports Illustrated, Rodgers actually told Showalter before the game that “he wanted
Roy Williams is an old white dude who puts the majority of other old white dudes to shame. The North Carolina Tar Heels’ head coach is a Southern, grandfatherly figure who’s known for peppering his speech with adjectives like “daggum,” “dadgum,” “doggone,” “darn,” and other variations on the same theme. Sure, Williams has been known to lose it courtside on occasion.