THE PJ HAIRSTON REGIONAL OPENING ROUND
#1. BeeJay Anya hugs Karl Hess
#16. Syracuse "won" their spring football game
The PJ Hairston Regional begins with none other than the wonderful photo of BeeJay Anya hugging King Karl Hess in what ended up becoming the second to last game Karl Hess officiated in the ACC. Just look at his face. It's like when the Grinch's heart grew three sizes. It's like he's never received a hug before in his life. Incredible. Despite more shenanigans from our friends up north, claiming they won their own spring football game, no chance the hug is defeated here.
#8. Brice Johnson gets weird with Rob Moxley
#9. The unveiling of the new ACC logo
The ACC has a brand new logo (but don't tell anyone) pic.twitter.com/zcXRT0nKMc— Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) May 13, 2014
Man, these 8 vs 9 matchups have been tough, haven't they? Brice Johnson getting handsy with Rob Moxley's face is a worthy contender and should move on to the next round, but holy hell the way the ACC handled how their new logo was unveiled was unbelievably hilarious. I mean, what did they expect to happen when they post that at a conference full of reporters in this day and age, honestly?
#5. SNL's Colin Jost pokes fun at the UNC academic scandal
#12. Jabari Price has important questions about Forrest Gump
You know the UNC academic scandal has been going on for far too long when even Weekend Update decides to take shots at it. Lawd. Seems like that scandal won't ever end...I'm not even sure Olivia Pope could clean up that mess at this point. However, I tend to think that former UNC football player Jabari Price's important questions about Forrest Gump may prove to be too difficult an opponent for the five seed here. I really like this twelve seed to pull off the upset.
#4. Buzz Williams hammertime!
#13. Wake Forest Assistant Coach uses DX Crotch Chop to signal a play
Buzz Williams has certainly embraced the power of #goacc since he arrived in the league, but no moment was more #goacc than the hammertime dance he broke out during a game. And I thought Jamie Dixon spent less time inside the coaches box. If Williams were any more on the court he might as well be playing defense. While the Wake Forest DX crotch chop is what a lot of their fans probably want to do to Ron Wellman, think you can safely put Buzz Williams and his hammertime dance into the next round.
#6. Frank Beamer Dance Party!
#11. This terrible UNC fan
Walking in a full UNC basketball uniform and purse while txting and holding a leash to his daughter's monkey backpack pic.twitter.com/4VBaTn3FMb— Will Latham (@WLxth) July 25, 2014
Beamer had such a strong #goacc year he's back for more with some sensational Nordic Track moves while his team celebrates a victory. Find me anyone in the ACC that has personified #goacc more than Beamer has. Go ahead, I'll wait. I'll be waiting awhile because you wouldn't be able to find anyone else. Beamer's so #goacc that I'm willing to bet even though it's fun to laugh at how ridiculous this UNC fan looks, there's no chance of an eleven seed upset here. Mark Beamer down for another trip to the next round.
#3. WFU's backup QB's no good, very bad day
#14. UVA player's cat undershirt
Getting arrested for drunk driving onto your school's quad just to pick up food from the Campus Subway has to be one of the single dumbest reasons for being arrested ever. That cat undershirt is hysterical, but come on. This three seed will be advancing deep into the tournament.
#7. "Knowlige is power."
#10. ECU destroys UNC set to Sesame Street
ok, i lol’d: https://t.co/AdDeR023X1— Will Thompson (@thrillis4) September 23, 2014
Complete tossup between these two. That "knowlige" sticker was a big winner during the regular season, but does it have the staying power to continue on in the tournament? I'm not so convinced...which is why I wouldn't be surprised to see the Grover mashup of those ECU highlights advance to the next round. Whomever made that video is a genius - I legit snorted the first time I watched it.
#2. PJ Hairston got in a fight with a kid at the YMCA during a pick up basketball game
#15. This UVA fan really loves Journey
P.J. Hairston got in a fight with a high school basketball player during a pickup game http://t.co/GkhFnm8SOK— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) July 7, 2014
Make sure to vote in all of the other regionals if you haven't done so already!