What’s Trending: Gold Medal Performances

Posted by Matt Eisenberg on February 19th, 2018

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

Northwestern could do no wrong in its first half against Michigan State on Saturday. Twitter was buzzing and many writers were left wondering what was happening…

…then the second half happened…

The combination of another frustrating loss to Kansas and immense displeasure with the referees led to Bob Huggins speaking his mind in a classic postgame presser Saturday night…

With the Olympics under way in South Korea, the Ohio State basketball managers began the week by testing their “curling” abilities…

https://twitter.com/OSUManagers/status/962765180882046977

Staying on top of the Patriot League standings means the potential to host the conference tournament final. Bucknell used a frantic last-minute rally that was capped off with this shot to grow its conference lead…

https://twitter.com/marchmadness/status/963248417702072321

While the NBA held its Slam Dunk contest on Saturday night, Washington’s Nahziah Carter had this in-game dunk worthy of a 10…

Staying in the Pac-12, here was something that you don’t see very often…

https://twitter.com/KingJosiah54/status/964342689238929409

Retiring Frank Kaminsky‘s jersey and beating Purdue in the same night was worthy of a celebration in Madison…

With Ian Eagle calling the Syracuse vs. Miami game on CBS and his son Noah on radio for Syracuse, CBS gave the viewers a taste of the voice of the younger Eagle. Noah Eagle, voice of CBS and the NCAA Tournament come 2030?

Senior Day is a special day for all teams across the country, and for Austin Hatch and Michigan, Senior Day was even more memorable…

 

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