College Basketball by the Tweets: #BBN Whining, Berkeley Celebrating, Marcus Smart Flopping, and More…Posted by Nick Fasulo on February 4th, 2014
Nick Fasulo is an RTC correspondent who writes the column College Basketball By the Tweets, a look at the world of college hoops through the prism of everyone’s favorite social media platform. You can find him on Twitter @nickfasuloSBN.
Our latest College Basketball by the Tweets piece opens up again in Lincoln, Nebraska, where a young Cornhuskers fan is really excited to receive a headband from sophomore forward Terran Petteway following the team’s win over Indiana.
— Brent Yarina (@BTNBrentYarina) January 31, 2014
As the #BBN Turns
The so-called perfect recruiting class John Calipari brought to Lexington this season has been exposed to have a handful of imperfections. To make it worse, some of those issues may be that of the intangible kind (i.e., lack of effort, team chemistry) than pure talent. Following a rather ugly road loss to LSU last week, the #BBN whine train was chugging along quite nicely.
The Harrison Twins aren't even sweating…#BBN I am not emotionally attached to this team at all.
— Anissa K. Sturgill (@AKSturg) January 29, 2014
— Tim Sullivan (@TimSullivan714) January 29, 2014
— John F. Cox (@CoxTalks) January 29, 2014
Dakari Johnson's back in because Willie Cauley-Stein has been largely worthless all night.
— Chandler Rome (@Rome_TDR) January 29, 2014
Cauley stein went from lottery pick to pumping my gas
— shawn (@Treestandasasin) January 29, 2014
And then the ultimate jab from the in-state rival:
— Teddy Fridgewater (@UofLMemes) January 29, 2014
The ‘Cats did right the ship a bit over the weekend with a nice road win over Missouri, but signs point to continued road inconsistency for the rest of the regular season.