Kentucky fan Tyler Black became an Internet celebrity over the past several weeks as the tattoo he got predicting a UK national championship before the NCAA tournament even began came closer and closer to being true. And then on Monday, as the UConn Huskies end the Wildcats run, Black became the laughing stock of Twitter.
Undeterred, Black told ESPN that he will keep the inaccurate tattoo as a tribute to the eighth-seeded Wildcats historic run.
"I'm keeping it," Black said. "It's a way to remember this team and it's part of my life story."
The lifelong UK fan attended the final game in Dallas last night with a friend, and they took to Twitter to chronicle their journey, including drinking away the post-game pain Rust Cohle-style.
Nothing snooty to drown these tears pic.twitter.com/kcutIlm705[Lookit]
— A$AP Twelvy (@nharrison12) April 8, 2014