Oklahoma native Bob Hoffman guided No. 14 seed Mercer to a stunning upset of No. 3 seed Duke 78-71 on Friday.
Kevin Canevari missed his only shot of the game. He nailed this postgame celebration, however.
Hoffman got the Rachel Nichols interview. One of his players, guard Anthony White Jr., dropped the robotbomb in the background.
And the Twitter floodgates opened:
— USA TODAY (@USATODAY) March 21, 2014
Jeff Capel, now back at Duke, could have kept Bob Hoffman on his OU staff and declined.
— Dave Sittler (@DaveSittler) March 21, 2014
Mike knows. MT @mhouckOU: Aren't many guys easier to root for than Bob Hoffman. Super guy, great family man, excellent coach. Not shocked
— George Schroeder (@GeorgeSchroeder) March 21, 2014
But Hoffman said it best: