Twitter: Spike Albrecht this, Spike Albrecht that
America, Spike Albrecht. Spike Albrecht, America. The Michigan freshman introduced himself to the nation with an out-of-this-world first half, in which the guard hit 6-of-7 shots and scored a career-high 17 points. His previous best entering the night: Seven. Check out the entertaining Twitter reaction to Albrecht’s unexpected first-half performance.
See all the tweets below and hear Trey Burke talk about Albrecht at the end of the video above.
Damnnnnnnnnnnnnnn. I'm on the way to the M den for a #2 jersey.
— Braylon Edwards (@OfficialBraylon) April 9, 2013
BREAKING: Spike Albrecht declares for the NBA draft at halftime
— Jerry Palm (@jppalmCBS) April 9, 2013
Seriously – I have never seen anything like this. Never. Reasonably confident I never will again. #Spike
— Dave Revsine (@BTNDaveRevsine) April 9, 2013
— Tom Dienhart (@BTNTomDienhart) April 9, 2013
Spike just replaced Tiger as the favorite at Augusta
— Paul Finebaum (@finebaum) April 9, 2013
Yes I am right behind UL bench. No Pitino did not try to send me in to guard Albrecht. But I'm ready if he needs me.
— Seth Davis (@SethDavisHoops) April 9, 2013
BREAKING Ryan Gosling has accepted the role of Spike Albrecht in the movie version.
— Richard Deitsch (@richarddeitsch) April 9, 2013
Spike Albrecht has gone from #2,453 on Chad Ford's draft list to #4 in 1 half
— LostLettermen.com (@LostLettermen) April 9, 2013
Albrecht > 100 mini Ditkas.
— Chris Jënkins (@ByChrisJenkins) April 9, 2013
Spike Albrecht: If Michigan wins, he’s a legend. If he loses, probably a trivia question.
— Bryan Fischer (@BryanDFischer) April 9, 2013
Katherine Webb thinks Spike Albrecht came out of nowhere.
— Clay Travis (@ClayTravisBGID) April 9, 2013
Mesmerizing. Perplexing. Unexplainable. Impressive. Credit. Spike.
— Dane Fife (@CoachDaneFife) April 9, 2013
Aristotle, Shakespeare, Lincoln, and now Spike Albrecht. #Walton
— Awful Announcing (@awfulannouncing) April 9, 2013
Um, I mean …. do you just stick with Spike in the second half over the Wooden Award winner? Crazy thought, crazy game. Spike did this.
— Myron Medcalf (@MedcalfByESPN) April 9, 2013
This is like the end of a lousy Japanese monster movie, where the monster suddenly unleashes a superpower he apparently forgot he had.
— Josh and Mike (@bigtengeeks) April 9, 2013
This whole Michigan run has felt like a dream. And it's ending with the most unbelievable part.
— Chris Vannini (@ChrisVannini) April 9, 2013
Spike Albrecht is coming up nails. You know what this is like? Nothing. This is like nothing. This is uncharted territory.
— ZachOsterman (@ZachOsterman) April 9, 2013
So when will the bball from Spike Albrecht's 3's start lighting on fire and Jim Nantz yell 'He'sHeatingUp!' or 'IsItTheShoes?' #NBAJam
— Riley Skinner (@Riley_Skinner) April 9, 2013
Also everyone needs to change their story datelines to “ALBRECHTLAND — ”
— Eamonn Brennan (@eamonnbrennan) April 9, 2013
This dude Spike Albrecht might be a lottery pick after this game…lol
— Carl Landry (@CarlLandry) April 9, 2013
If Spike Albrecht doesn't slow down, he'll wind up marrying a Kardashian tonight.
— Cecil Hurt (@CecilHurt) April 9, 2013
Also, I really hope Spike Albrecht turned off the "alert me of new Twitter followers" option. He has picked up at least 3K in the first half
— Michael Rothstein (@mikerothstein) April 9, 2013
Long way to go, but Spike Albrecht is becoming one of the all-time great NCAA Tournament stories. I mean, ALL-TIME. #dechr
— Mark Tupper (@MarkTupper) April 9, 2013
Seriously Spike Albrecht is why there is no better reality show than sports. #Michigan
— Anish Shroff (@AnishESPN) April 9, 2013
So Beilein saved McGary for the NCAA tournament and Spike for the Final Four? Got it. Genius.
— Josh Slagter (@JoshSlagter) April 9, 2013
Can't remember anyone as hot in champ game as albrecht. What a half.
— Rece Davis (@ESPN_ReceDavis) April 9, 2013
"He stands alone." — Clark Kellogg, on Spike Albrecht. What the hell is in my drink?
— Ace Anbender (@AceAnbender) April 9, 2013
Spike Albrecht has 17 points tonight, which is exactly as many points as he had in a 17-GAME SPAN earlier this season.
— Tim Reynolds (@ByTimReynolds) April 9, 2013