JACKSONVILLE, FL – MARCH 19: A cheerleader for the Arkansas Razorbacks watches against the Wofford Terriers during the second round of the 2015 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena on March 19, 2015 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
A video of a University of Arkansas cheerleader went viral during an NCAA Tournament game this weekend.
At the. 2 Duke seed and No. 5 Arkansas seed struggled with a trip to the Final Four on the line Saturday night. The Blue Devils opened up a 45-33 lead at half-time and never looked back, claiming a 78-69 victory.
Coach K’s 13th trip to the Final Four is certainly in the headlines. But it’s an Arkansas cheerleader who stole the spotlight Saturday night.
A member of the Arkansas cheerleading squad helped recover a ball stuck in the backboard and received a lot of applause for his efforts.
Naturally, everyone is talking about the Arkansas cheerleader:
“They were ready,” tweeted Yahoo Sports. “Cheerleaders save the day once again at #MarchMadness, with the crowd heading to Arkansas this time.”
“CLAUDIA ARKANSAS LEADER TO THE RESCUE,” wrote Barstool Arkansas.
“Ball stuck??? Another cheerleader to the rescue,” tweeted Carolina Blitz.
“Déjà vu: Cheerleaders save the day at Arkansas/Duke game. Ball got stuck again. Cheerleaders become heroes again,” said Brad Galli.
Who started calling the Hogs?
“Okay, we said you have to add the Indiana cheerleaders to the One Shining Moment montage, so you have to add the Arkansas cheerleaders too,” said one fan. Read also : Washington NFL cheerleaders behaved horribly in public.
They’ll be talking about the Arkansas cheerleader for a long time, as deserved.
What are the Arkansas fans saying?
Razorback Fans Are “Calling the Pigs” since the 1920s. It is said to have started when a group of farmers participating in a game began issuing pig calls to encourage a late Razorback football team. On the same subject : Eagles male cheerleader: meet James LeGette, originally from Philadelphia – On top of news from Philadelphia. The incentive worked and the crowd present heard the farmers’ call.
Where did the pigs come from? The tradition is said to have started in the 1920s when people tried to encourage a losing Razorback football team. The next home game produced a group that repeated the joy often.