In a world that seems to be growing more divided by the day, few things bring people together as quickly as hating on Duke basketball. That’s not to say the Blue Devils don’t have a large and loyal fanbase but few brands in sports are loathed as Mike Krzyzewski’s yearly collection of all-Americans.
Every time that Duke plays on the national stage and ends up with egg on their face, the internet erupts in joy. The greater the expectations the greater the uprorar when things go wrong. And for a team with this level of expectations and resume it only adds to the failure. Heading into the Big Dance after winning the ACC tournament a filthy loaded with talent roster was expected to be finally healthy and hitting their stride.
And nope, that’s not what happened on Sunday night and the Twitterverse was certainly not hiding their joy.
How did we lose... We're DUKE! pic.twitter.com/DHR2J9WIdS— TotalProSports.com (@TotalProSports) March 20, 2017
New photo in honor of the Duke loss: pic.twitter.com/wjCQmZtrop— Tar Heel Nation (@UNC_TarHeelFan) March 20, 2017
Roses are red— #burghproud (@taylastivka) March 20, 2017
Violets are blue
We all love it when Duke
gets eliminated in Round 2 pic.twitter.com/ofWi8gu0kE
Me texting every duke fan that I know.... pic.twitter.com/L7i1esGCsI— A. (@FreshAir_In) March 20, 2017
Every Duke fan rn pic.twitter.com/9xpuBAj05J— drayton angela (@draytonsiegling) March 20, 2017
No one caught it worse than habitual complainer Luke Kennard who became a meme after fouling out and the face of privilege associated with Duke …
when the alternative minimum tax kicks in pic.twitter.com/fbqDyhvJ9T— Mina Kimes (@minakimes) March 20, 2017
When she won't send the nudes because you didn't make the Sweet 16 pic.twitter.com/Co4qM06FEX— Busted Coverage (@bustedcoverage) March 20, 2017
HOW CAN YOU BE OUT OF BOAT SHOES?!? pic.twitter.com/qUI09jVXUN— Matt Brown (@MattSBN) March 20, 2017
when the stupid pre-frosh doesn't know that the proper name for a casual shoe for yachting is a blucher pic.twitter.com/wdvMAU2TNP— Dan Devine (@YourManDevine) March 20, 2017
"Who closes a Ralph Lauren store before 9pm???" pic.twitter.com/OW6XJziIAE— Will Brinson (@WillBrinson) March 20, 2017
I WAS TOLD BY APPLE CARE pic.twitter.com/USTsbefRuw— whitney (@its_whitney) March 20, 2017
when the BMW dealership gives you a Dodge Neon loaner pic.twitter.com/jRo3SH0zBE— Danny (@recordsANDradio) March 20, 2017
FEMALE ghostbusters?? pic.twitter.com/c538icYjLz— Blake Murphy (@BlakeMurphyODC) March 20, 2017
"IF THEY CAN SAY IT, THEN WHY CAN'T I?" pic.twitter.com/viG4ueVRPD— Gimme My Mingus Dew (@Cosmis) March 20, 2017
BUT WHAT ABOUT REVERSE RACISM pic.twitter.com/VirH4OzPSo— Daman Rangoola (@damanr) March 20, 2017
'What do you mean Obamacare and the ACA are the same thing?!" pic.twitter.com/GbtnnoCBbh— Mary Craig (@marymcraig) March 20, 2017
Even the University of South Carolina’s official Twitter account had some fun at Duke’s expense after the game and pointed our a very handy website in the process.
Very important website: 👉 https://t.co/0PLrXOyGsn— U of South Carolina (@UofSC) March 20, 2017
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