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K-State president tweets congratulations to basketball team, and some fans were not happy

Kansas State University president Kirk Schulz helped head basketball coach Bruce Weber into a purple jacket after Weber was introduced as the Wildcats’ basketball coach in 2012.
Kansas State University president Kirk Schulz helped head basketball coach Bruce Weber into a purple jacket after Weber was introduced as the Wildcats’ basketball coach in 2012. The Wichita Eagle

The Kansas State men’s basketball team played arguably its best game of the season on Wednesday.

The Wildcats thumped TCU 79-54, and school president Kirk Schulz was impressed.

So he tweeted this:

Perhaps this is a product of life in 2016, but this tweet did not sit well with some Kansas State fans.

That tweet drew a response from Schulz:

And ... that set off the critics again:

Schulz had seen enough with one fan, and tweeted this:

Once again, that only seemed to make the situation worse as K-State fans vented their frustrations:

On Thursday, Schulz tried to explain things with another tweet, and this one was received better from fans:

Schulz showed he has a sense of humor with one final tweet late Thursday morning:

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