Busting Brackets

Fans with no mercy on Dan Hurley’s reactions in National Title game

Purdue v Connecticut
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Throughout the first half of the National Championship game, UConn outplayed and outscored the Purdue Boilermakers.

However, the Huskies’ head coach Dan Hurley was visibly upset by many of the refs’ calls against his squad.

As Hurley received more and more camera time, fans started to unleash their reactions to the head coach’s behavior via social media:

While Hurley's interaction with Purdue's Zach Edey didn't escalate any further, fans ripped into the head coach for yelling at the player.

UConn was ahead 36-30 as the two teams headed to the locker rooms at halftime but that wasn’t enough for Hurley.

Hurley has received a lot of attention throughout the postseason, for some of his more infamous camera moments, including standing front and center for the Huskies' Big East Tournament trophy celebration.

Despite Hurley’s unflattering 15 seconds of fame, the Huskies stormed into the second half, at one point building up a 13-point lead with more than 14 minutes remaining in the game.

Hurley and the Huskies were hunting for their back-to-back titles, the first team to complete the feat since 2007 when the Florida Gators did so.

Purdue was on the hunt for the first-ever national title in program history.

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