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Twitter reacted in many different ways to the firing of Tom Crean. . . here they are.

NCAA Basketball: Indiana at Iowa Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports

Tom Crean was fired by Indiana today just as the NCAA tournament tipped off. Twitter then exploded with plethora of reactions.

Media and social media personalities:

Former player, Christian Watford, took it a bit harder than some others.

High profile coaches also reacted to Crean’s firing.

Even an IU football player weighed in:

More media personnel:

Harrison Niego chimed in as well.

And of course the meme plastered face of Tom Crean being interviewed.

Yogi Ferrell was interviewed on the subject as well and this is what he had to say about Crean being fired and his development of players:

“Me personally, I was a little shocked by it. I’ve had a great relationship with Coach Crean and I felt like he developed me as a player, developed so many other guys as players, as human beings.”

You can read the rest of the interview here.

Many different people had a lot of different feelings towards Tom Crean, but he brought Indiana’s basketball program up from the roots of hell.

So perhaps it was Troy Williams with the best reaction of the day: a simple “thank you.”