Thursday was a special night for Kentucky basketball as six Wildcats were taken in the NBA Draft.
Given how big the Blue Blue Nation is, Twitter was abuzz with praise and celebration for the big night. Here's some of the many reactions via Twitter and Instagram by former and current Cats:
Six guys get drafted and tie a record, four lottery picks, and another No. 1 pick – it’s been another unbelievable night.— John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari) June 26, 2015
Go Big Blue!— Jodie Meeks (@Jmeeks20) June 25, 2015
Welcome to the valley @DevinBook ... Got your backpack ready!— Eric Bledsoe (@EBled2) June 26, 2015
I'm proud of the guys. Our job as coaches is to help these kids realize their dreams. I’m so happy that a lot of lives were changed tonight.— John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari) June 26, 2015
Kentucky becomes 1st school with three No. 1 picks, as Karl-Anthony Towns joins John Wall ('10) & Anthony Davis ('12) pic.twitter.com/fOGBwXWAjQ— ESPN (@espn) June 25, 2015