You were so close, North Carolina. So damn close to winning the entire night. But then fans decided to rush the court following the victory over No. 5 Duke and you were no longer winning. In fact, you started embarrassing yourselves – at least, that’s the way Twitter saw it.
First, video of the court rushing (courtesy of College Spun).
Now, some of the best reactions on the Twittersphere.
Surprised they stormed the court in Chapel Hill – what do u think ?
— Dick Vitale (@DickieV) February 21, 2014
— Martin Brian Ansah (@DaAnsahonSports) February 21, 2014
This is the first Google image result for “DePaul court storm”: pic.twitter.com/utXFh0rgbI
— Mike Rutherford (@CardChronicle) February 21, 2014
Did the Washington Generals ever rush the court?
— D.C. Reeves (@_DCReeves) February 21, 2014
Re: UNC storming the court – http://t.co/FEB9ZcvK4l
— Chris Fisher (@ChrisFisher247) February 21, 2014
I can’t even believe we’re talking about court storming when LeBron James has a bloody nose.
— John Lewis WDRB (@JohnLewisTweets) February 21, 2014
People really trying to make this about storming the court though. http://t.co/3DtsS1z5x7
— Childless Gambino (@rodimusprime) February 21, 2014
In the eyes of some sportswriters, this is a more outrageous scene than anything out of Kiev. pic.twitter.com/zWtVI8MSgx
— Caitlin Kelly (@atotalmonet) February 21, 2014
heels act like youve been here before
— Livvie (@olivialauren34) February 21, 2014
For the record I stormed the field several times in college. No opportunities to storm a court b/c hoops team went 7-22 every year.
— Stewart Mandel (@slmandel) February 21, 2014
— Kenny Mayne (@Kenny_Mayne) February 21, 2014
— Colouring KU (@ColouringKU) February 21, 2014
Let me be crystal clear: I don’t care if kids want to be storm. Certain programs, UNC is one, view themselves as above it. I don’t gaf
— Scott Van Pelt (@notthefakeSVP) February 21, 2014
KU students respect Naismith Court #NoStorming
— Naismith Court (@NaismithCourt) February 21, 2014
Stop storming the court with your pants on.
— Fake Dan Beebe (@DanBeebe) February 21, 2014
And because SEC: ACC gonna ACC, y’all.
You’re celebrating wrong North Carolina. https://t.co/sO0A8msSJc
— Around The SEC (@AroundTheSEC) February 21, 2014