What’s Trending: FBI: 1, Sean Miller: 0

Posted by Matt Eisenberg on February 26th, 2018

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

The past week will go down as one everyone will remember for a long time. It began with Louisville making headlines regarding its NCAA violations appeal.

While we all will remember those seasons in our collective memories, the NCAA thinks that fans will somehow forget what happened by forcing Louisville to take down its title banner…

Come Friday, Louisville took a step back to this news…

and by Friday night? Well, things had heated up even further.

The Sean Miller wiretap news was not the only headline coming out of Tucson last week. Just one day before, Allonzo Trier was taking fire from the NCAA…

All of this off-court drama led to a very fired up Jay Bilas. The ESPN analyst summed up his feelings and thoughts with the NCAA best in this single tweet…

While all that was happening away from the court, a lot also occurred on the court.  We begin with another look at a Senior Night tradition. What stood out here was not the Michigan State custom of its seniors kissing center court, but rather the respect shown by Illinois coach Brad Underwood to Tum Tum Nairn.

https://twitter.com/BigTenNetwork/status/966137709289852929

While Pitt’s seven-point first-half made a run at box score of the week, it ultimately fell just short to this…

Sean Miller was not the only Miller brother having a rough week. After taking a lead in double-overtime against Ohio State, Archie Miller looked poised to beat a top-20 team at home. That is, until this happened…

Death, taxes, and Kansas winning Big 12 conference titles…

https://twitter.com/kuhoops/status/967547571479695366?s=12

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