What’s Trending: Tyler #ENNIONS, Dick Vitale Pop Art, Holly Rowe, and More…

Posted by Nick Fasulo (@nickfasuloSBN) on February 14th, 2014

What’s Trending is a column examining the week that was in college basketball social media. Nick Fasulo (@nickfasuloSBN) is your weekly host.

Raw emotion meets raw weather, as Dick Vitale was caught puttering through a North Carolina blizzard only to find out the Duke vs. North Carolina game would be postponed due to the winter storm. We have applied a bit of an Andy Warhol Pop Art feel to it, while some feel like the original would be perfect album art for an upcoming indie rock band’s latest LP.

Dick Vitale snow picture

Tyler #ENNIONS Ennis Keeps Syracuse Undefeated

It will challenge for Game of the Year, capped off by a strong nominee for Play of the Year. Tyler Ennis, the savvy Orange point guard, has been huge in close games for his team all season long. You’ve seen the buzzer-beater, now check out the reaction from his giddy head coach and others around the web.

Central New York celebrated at bars and black tie hospital fundraiser events.

And then’s there’s this so-called Pitt fan, who is… just… weird… and allegedly doesn’t even know who Tyler Ennis is.

Syracuse Curling

A few days prior to their match-up with Pitt, the Orange spent a few minutes trying to master the cult-following sport of curling, obviously inspired by the ongoing 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Holly Rowe Goes Table Climbing

We often commend sideline reporters when they’re able to brave cold weather or get through two questions with Gregg Popovich. But check out what ESPN’s Holly Rowe did in the moments following Kansas State’s Monday upset of intrastate rival Kansas. She didn’t avoid the crowd — she embraced it, and made sure she got those necessary sound bites from the Wildcats’ Thomas Gipson, who also proved he’s a true gentleman.


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