Twitter reaction from Big Blue Nation and beyond

March 31, 2012 

Here's a sampling of some of the reaction on Twitter on Saturday as Kentucky played Louisville at the NCAA Final Four in New Orleans:

UK player Doron Lamb (@DLamb20): 1 more game.

UK President Eli Capilouto (@UKYpres): Congrats to the Wildcats! Celebrate safely and respectfully tonight. #onemoretogo #WeAreUK.

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer (@louisvillemayor): Proud of the Cards! Good luck to UK in the final. The big winner — our state.

Former UK player Patrick Patterson (@pdpatt): Proud of them boys in blue tonight. One more win. Wish I could come back for the game. #bbn

Football coach Joker Phillips (@jokerphillips): After practice, flew to Blue Orleans. Exciting game, players did great job when the game got tight. Congrats to Coach Cal and Go Cats!

Former UK player Rex Chapman (@rexchapman): Congrats to Rick Pitino, his staff, players and Cards' Nation on a super year. Much love and respect 2 #AllOYall #WellDone.

NBA player LeBron James (@KingJames): BIG BLUE NATION!! Congrats on making it the Final. #LAFAMILIA.

Former UK player Mark Krebs (@MarkKrebs12): We are sooooo talented. Big props to @uknum1 for the senior leadership. It was huge tonight!

UK player Darius Miller (@uknum1): Survive and Advance.

Actress and UK superfan Ashley Judd (@AshleyJudd): Congratulations to the Louisville Cards on a remarkable run and tough performance tonight. It's hard to go home. Thanks for a Dream Game.

UK women's soccer coach Jon Lipsitz (@UKCoachLipsitz): UK Students — have fun but be safe. Burning things is idiotic. Our police are classy and cool, but if you do that I hope u get locked up.

Dick Vitale (@DickieV): Calipari 40 minutes from a dream — National Champion! @UKCoachCalipari is more than a recruiter — HE CAN FLAT OUT COACH & WIN! #MarchMayhem.

Former UK player Nazr Mohammed (@NazrMohammed): Go Big Blue!!! C A T S Cats Cats Cats #BBN

Also from Mohammed: Congrats to UofL on a great season. The players represented themselves well and Coach P did an amazing coaching job.

UK player Ryan Harrow (@12harrow): Congrats to my boys!!! Extremely happy for them and know they are deserving of all they are accomplishing. #WeAreUK.

Former UK player Derek Anderson (@DerekLAnderson): Good job UL and Coach P. It shows that team work can make great memories. Congrats to UK for battling for a victory. Go Cats.

UK signee Archie Goodwin (@A1Laflare10): UK UK UK UK UK UK UK UK!!!!!! IT'S OUR SEASON!!!!!

UK signee Alex Poythress (@AlexTheGreat22): Good win! Get this next one!

UK football signee Patrick Towles (@patty_ice14): Walking outside and seeing armed SWAT team members with riot shields... just a normal night in the greatest city in the world #BBN #GOCATS.

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