- South Carolina Gamecocks - January 21, 2017 - Rupp Arena - 6:00 PM EST - ESPN
We already had a pretty good feeling John Calipari led the nation in college basketball Twitter followers, but who knew he was crushing the competition by more than a million followers?
Take it for what it is, but Coach Cal has far and away the most followers on Twitter, according to a blog post by bloguin.com.
As of the publication of the post, Calipari had 1,203,136 followers, more than 1.1 million more than the second-place finisher, Tom Crean. Here’s the top 10, according to bloguin.com:
1 Kentucky Wildcats – John Calipari @UKCoachCalipari 1,203,136
2 Indiana Hoosiers – Tom Crean @TomCrean 83,915
3 Florida Gators – Billy Donovan @UFCoachBillyD 75,507
4 Kansas Jayhawks – Bill Self @CoachBillSelf 53,881
5 South Carolina Gamecocks – Frank Martin @FrankMartin_SC 26,505
6 Butler Bulldogs – Brad Stevens @BUCoachStevens 23,460
7 Central Michigan Chippewas – Keno Davis @CoachKenoDavis 23,134
8 Nebraska Cornhuskers – Tim Miles @CoachMiles 22,976
9 VCU Rams – Shaka Smart @coachsmartvcu 22,113
10 Tennessee Volunteers – Cuonzo Martin @CuonzoMartin 20,516
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