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Twitter reactions to UK losing to Auburn, retaining Vince Marrow

It was a bad game to watch, but it wasn’t all bad as Kentucky football retained Vince Marrow.

NCAA Basketball: Kentucky at Auburn John Reed-USA TODAY Sports

Don’t you guys just hate it when you want to watch the officials do their job and a basketball game breaks out? Yes, me too. The Kentucky Wildcats suffer their second conference loss to the Auburn Tigers in what was probably the worst called college basketball game of the season.

Auburn shot the most free throws in a game by an SEC team this season.

The Cats were called for 29 fouls and Auburn shot 44 free throws to Kentucky’s 24. Not a recipe for success. Kentucky also allowed tons of offensive boards and second-chance points. Not great, either.

To add on to it, Kentucky basically got no-show games from Nick Richards and Ashton Hagans, which also led to the eventual loss. Hagans specifically played under his potential tonight. Tyrese Maxey and Immanuel Quickley tried their best to keep the Cats afloat, but to no avail.

Anyway, Kentucky is back home against Mississippi State on Tuesday night.

Here’s what social media had to say about what we witnessed:

The weekend wasn’t totally lost, however.

Kentucky lead recruiter and tight ends coach Vince Marrow announced that he would remain at Kentucky instead of taking the open head coaching job at Youngstown State, which is Marrow’s hometown school.

It might be the biggest recruiting win of the season, as Marrow has brought in tons of talent an dis responsible for Kentucky dominating recruiting in Kentucky, Ohio, and now creeping up into Michigan.

Four-star APB Michael Drennen II said that Marrow leaving or staying could have an impact on where he chooses to sign in less than a week. He is down to Kentucky and USC.

Here is how social media reacted to the return of the Big Dog: