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Arizona basketball players slammed for postgame antics after NCAA tournament win over TCU

The Arizona basketball team escaped with a 85-80 win in overtime against TCU in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday night.

However, some were unhappy with the way the Wildcats players handled the team’s postgame celebration.

One site slammed the players for their post-match antics following the win.

Frogs O’ War, an SB Nation TCU site, tweeted a video after the game showing Arizona players appearing to wave goodbye and taunt TCU fans following the game.

He tweeted this message along with the video: “Rather than celebrating with their team and bench, the Wildcat players immediately rushed to the TCU fanbase waving goodbye and blowing kisses. A team is walked away with a W, but the other walked away with dignity.”

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He also tweeted that “Kerr Kriisa just mocked the TCU Alma Mater by holding up a Horned Frog hand sign. He finished with 3 points on a 1-10 shot and a pair of turnovers. Disgusting display of ‘sportsmanship.”

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Arizona Wildcats guard Dalen Terry (4) reacts in the first half against the TCU Horned Frogs in the second round of the 2022 NCAA Tournament at Viejas Arena.

People had mixed opinions about the Arizona players’ postgame actions:

Arizona coach Tommy Lloyd was shown in a different kind of video after the game, when CBS Sports caught him trying to console Eddie Lampkin Jr.

The No. 1-seeded Wildcats next face No. 5 seeded Houston in the Sweet 16 on Thursday.

What do you think of the team’s post-match actions?

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This article originally appeared on Arizona Republic: Arizona players slammed for NCAA tournament postgame antics vs. TCU