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Best Tweets From March Madness

Courtesy: NC A&T Sports Information
          Release: 04/18/2013
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Many of the tweets were about the A&T pep band. Photo by Charles E. Watkins
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By Charles McArthur-Johnson
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Sports commentators and Aggie fans around the world made North Carolina A&T the talk of the town and the envy of all things trending on Twitter during the Aggies run through the men’s basketball NCAA tournament.

For example, here are a few of the top Tweets from just over those couple of day:

@MEAC1970: MEAC Men's Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Performer: Adrian Powell of #NCAT. Most Outstanding Coach: Cy Alexander, also of #NCAT (March 16)

@ncatsuaggies: RT @ncataggies: MEAC CHAMPS!! ABOUT THOSE AGGIES!!! (March 16)

@STATS_CBK: @NCATAGGIES mens’s bball hadn’t won more than two in a row all season prior to winning four straight to take the MEAC Tournament title. (March 16)

@THEWEATHERMANN A&T is trending worldwide right now for winning the MEAC CHAMPIONSHIP #AggiePride ... Our school has more… (March 16)

@HoopsonCBS: NCAA Tournament Midwest Region: #13 @NMStateAggies St #14 @ValpoBasketball #15 @UAlbanySports #16 @NCATAGGIES / @LibertyMBB #MarchMadness (March 17)

@JessTizzle: You have been converted RT @KayMac81: I'ma cheer for #NCATAggies...for the homies.. (March 19)

@LoveliciousToy: Love my School!!! #NCATAggies #AggiePride (March 19)

@NCATYoungAlumni: Tune in TONIGHT as our #NCATAGGIES play Liberty University at the Dayton Arena at 6:40 pm on @TruTv. #NCATBigDance (March 19)

@greensborocity: We are pulling for @NCATAGGIES tonight against Liberty in the NCAA Tournament!!!! (March 19)

@philgoodstory Halftime in Dayton! @NCATAGGIES lead 40-33 & are 20 tough mins away from the school's first NCAA Tournament win. #aggiepride #NCATBigDance (March 19)

@Stellmcd: Charlotte Watch Party - TGI Fridays at Northlake Mall @QCAggieAlumni @ncatsualumni @ncatsuaggies @NCATAGGIES @NCATYoungAlumni #AggiePride (March 19)

@BDAHT: All the Honorary Aggies MAKE SOME NOISE!!!!!!! #BeatLiberty #AggiePride #HBCUlove #WhyWouldntYouRootForTheAggies?!! (March 19)

@JustKimOnline: Wishing my alma mater nothing but great vibes today....  "Let's Dance!!!!"   #NCAA  #AGGIEPRIDE  #NCAT  #MEAC... (March 19)

@DavidCMorrison: Big year for the A&T band. First, the Macy's parade, now the NCAA tournament blasting Craig Sager's eardrums out. (March 19)

@Uh_Line_Knee: None of us thought the basketball team would make it this far and the fact that they did is enough of a reason to be proud #ncat #aggiepride (March 21)

@theesongbird: This is good for #NCAT we get to play some real competition.. Hopeful basketball program! #AGGIE PRIDE (March 21)

@marchmadness: Next! @NCATAggies vs @UofLSports now on @TBS. #MarchMadness (March 21)

@HARDWORK_J: Understand that win or lose, My Aggies WILL flood your TL!!! #NCATBigDance (March 21)

@MarchMadnessTV: Watch post game reaction from @NCATAGGIES after their loss to @UofLSports #MarchMadness (March 21)

@Ericka_Miller: Tough loss, but Aggies should be proud! @NCATAGGIES RT@WXII: Post game reactions from 'Aggie Pride' (March 21)

@DrMLTillerJr: Haaaaa Rick Pitino can hardly hear the interviewer over that HBCU SOUND!!!!! @ncataggies #HBCUPride #MarchMadness (March 21)

@ALaForce: Spoke with @NCATAGGIES alum Rev. Jesse Jackson about what he said to motivate the Aggies tonight.  #marchmadness #TBS (March 21)

@taball1: Third team seeded 7th or lower to win the MEAC, second MEAC team to win the play-in game, ended 18-yr title drought.... #AggiePride (March 21)

@El_Prez_BryanJ #NCAT we had a great year overall. Macy's, Honda, MEAC champs, NCAA win. Who else did that? #AGGIEPRIDE They ain't got it like us! (March 21)

After trending worldwide and acquiring hundreds of media hits, it’s safe to say that win or lose, that old “Aggie Pride” is in fact back!

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