Currently, one of my favorite Internet memes is the “Haters Gon Hate” reply given pretty much anytime someone doesn’t like an event’s outcome. Bitching about the winners is the act of a hater, and with that in mind, allow the following pictorial to further demonstrate why I’m considered a Duke hater — and as such, it wouldn’t be prudent of me to not hate, given the outcome of the Duke/Butler final game.
(Why, oh, why, dear Basketball Gods, did you not allow Hayward’s final shot fall? Whyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy?!?!?!) Now that I got that Jonathan Davis moment out of my system, let’s delve further into why hating Duke is just so awesome:
It was a busy day for the Scheyer face in Blacksburg, VA, when Duke traveled — Scheyer too — to Virginia Tech, looking for another road win. The Blue Devils got the victory, 72-65, but it was not without some controversy. First, there was the elbow-to-the-throat incident that went uncalled or, apparently, unnoticed until the highlights started making the rounds. Then, with Duke up by three points with under 30 seconds to play, the traveling wizard who allows Duke players to blatantly walk with no repercussions showed his head again.
Jon Scheyer was the center of that attention, too.