CHARLOTTE – It seemingly was a foregone conclusion that Virginia would compete with Duke and North Carolina for the No. 1 seed in the upcoming NCAA Tournament.
Someone forgot to mention that to Florida State.
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With their 69-59 victory in the semifinals of the ACC Conference basketball tournament, the Seminoles will meet the winner between the aforementioned bluebloods of the conference Saturday in the final.
Twitter, though, focused its ire squarely at the tournament’s No. 1 seed – Virginia.
The disappointment didn’t stop there.
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Some still couldn’t shake the historic disappointment of the UMBC loss in last year’s NCAA Tournament at the same building.
Some … even went so far as to allude to choking. Isn’t that right, Spike Lee?
Even JAY Z and Lil’ Wayne got in on the act.
Even Barstool Sports couldn’t resist.
So what about FSU? Well, they are happy – but this seemingly typifies the thought process.
Well, Florida State: Here’s to your pursuit of a possible No. 3 or even No. 2 seed in the upcoming NCAA Tournament with a huge victory over the overall No. 2 team in the country.