Twitter reacts to Iowa men’s basketball’s comeback win over Michigan State

Hawkeye fans had a lot to say after Iowa overcame an 11-point deficit in the final minute of regulation, and defeated the Spartans, 112-106, in overtime Saturday afternoon at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.


Matt Sindt

Iowa guard Tony Perkins cheers with fans after winning a men’s basketball game between Iowa and Michigan State in overtime at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023. The Hawkeyes defeated the Spartans, 112-106.

Jake Olson, Sports Reporter

With the Iowa men’s basketball team trailing Michigan State, 91-78, on Saturday afternoon, many Hawkeye fans headed for the Carver-Hawkeye Arena exits as the clock ticked under two minutes.

But the Hawkeyes prevailed in one of the biggest late-game comebacks in NCAA history, and the Iowa faithful were vocal on Twitter during the comeback and after the victory.