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Family: Big Blue Nation Supports Nerlens Noel In His Recovery


The Big Blue Nation is an iconic example of a family in the athletic world.

The outcomes of Kentucky games affect everyone who's a part of the BBN, whether the Cats win or lose. If something happens to any of the players or coaches, not only does everyone know about it, but everyone immediately starts tweeting encouraging posts with the notorious #BBN. 

After word of Nerlens Noel's season-ending ACL tear, we instantly reacted. 'Nerlens Noel' started trending on Twitter last night after he was taken off the court and is now trending again after the official announcement of his injury. 

Here are some examples: 

Even former UK players are getting in on the action:

Noel's response: 

As a member of the Big Blue Nation, I wish Nerlens Noel the best through his recovery process. Once a Wildcat, always a Wildcat. #BBN