What’s Trending: Upset Saturday

Posted by Matt Eisenberg on February 5th, 2018

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

Saturday was an utterly wild day around the world of college basketball. With Duke and Kansas losing in the early afternoon (to St. John’s and Oklahoma State, respectively), Kentucky dropping a game to Missouri a little later than that, the nightcap featured an Arizona team trying to avoid joining the group of illustrious programs with a loss on the day. After tying things up late, it all came down to this…

https://twitter.com/BleacherReport/status/960025983825801216

A few days prior to calling the Michigan State/Indiana game, ESPN analyst Dan Dakich took to Twitter to claim that Miles Bridges “has no game.” Dakich would then go on to say that his comment meant Bridges’ game might not translate well to the next level. It raises the question, though, why can we not appreciate college players for being great college players?

This week in monster dunks…

From being at gunpoint as a toddler in Sierra Leone to becoming a key contributor on the Quinnipiac basketball team. The story of Abdulai Bundu is definitely worth reading more about…

After UCLA won a close game against crosstown rival USC, Bruins’ legend Reggie Miller had some words for the team…

Jay Williams with some perfect words during his pick segment on College GameDay in advance of Oklahoma vs. Texas…

 

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