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Indiana Fans React To Trey Lyles Decision

August 8, 2012


News got out Tuesday that Trey Lyles – a 17-year-old who had committed to attend Indiana in 2014 – had decided to reopen his recruiting. Hoosiers coach Tom Crean prefaced Lyles’ announcement on Twitter with some measured and cryptic Tweets. Once it became clear what he was talking about, some Indiana fans weren’t quite so […]

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Decency And Indecency Follow Reed’s Death

July 27, 2012


From the files of Tom Crean trying to rebuild Indiana after the late Knight/Brand/Davis/Sampson years: Current Indiana coach Tom Crean called Reed “part of the Indiana family.” “It’s just hard to comprehend,” Crean said. “He has two young children, a wife and he was just starting to make his way in coaching. “I’ve only spoken […]

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Deranged Fans: Carolina Loses It

March 18, 2012


Time to expose more deranged fans – this time from North Carolina. Some with access to the Interwebs are very cross with Creighton’s Ethan Wragge for fouling Kendall Marshall on the play that broke his wrist. So, they are doing the only natural thing – attacking Wragge on Twitter: And an apology from one of […]

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Deranged Fan Tweets: Jared Sullinger Edition

February 11, 2012

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Wow, Michigan State and Ohio State fans alike outdid themselves tonight after the Spartans beat the Buckeyes in Columbus. Granted Jared Sullinger did not have the, um, best game – 17 points, 16 rebounds (so far so good) and 10 turnovers (ouch). But that doesn’t warrant the reaction from fans who directed the following Tweets […]

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Deranged Fan Tweets: Draymond Green Edition

January 31, 2012


Draymond Green of Michigan State had a tough first half tonight against Illinois – getting two relatively early fouls, followed by a technical that sent him to the bench for the remainder of the half. Just as we saw after Ohio State and Indiana losses, this brought out the worst in some “fans” who chose […]

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The Deranged Tweets Of Big Ten Fans

January 13, 2012


As in virtually every other sector of society, social media significantly adds to the experience of watching sports – allowing people to share their thoughts with circles of friends or strangers, receive news and information unfiltered by traditional media, and even engage directly with their favorite players. It’s this last one where things can get […]

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