With the official announcement Tuesday morning that Frank Martin would be the new head coach for South Carolina Men's Basketball, fans took to social media to share their excitement. Check out some of the comments:
Bob Horner: "Welcome to Columbia. Watched the press conference and he is impressive"
Katie Guenther: "Spurrier, Tanner, Staley and now Frank Martin. Good luck finding a better group of coaches at any institution in the US."
Joel Umanzor Jr.: "Frank Martin is the type of disciplined coach the Gamecocks need."
Garret Suggs: "Nice tie, Coach! Looking forward to your success as a Gamecock. Welcome to the family!"
Larry King: "Welcome Frank Martin!!! GO GAMECOCKS!!!!"
Kimberly Hallums: "Welcome to the USC family, Coach Martin"
On Twitter "Frank Martin" was a trending topic almost all day as everyone buzzed about the hire. Gamecock fans used the #FrankMartinSC hashtag on Twitter to join the conversation. Here is a sampling, but check out all the tweets here, there was a lot of excitement!
Frank Martin is a beast. Listening to his interviews has me so pumped for Gamecock basketball next year. Awesome hire. This guy gets it.-- Brett Brading (@bbrading) March 27, 2012
That's it; after listening to Frank Martin speak for five minutes...I'm a believer! I need tickets!! #FrankMartinSC-- Emily Setzler (@emlo22) March 27, 2012