twittersphere loves whalen hiring

The Gophers' hiring of Lindsay Whalen sparked all kinds of excitement on Twitter. The tweet from @GopherSports that announced the hiring had over 5,000 likes and 1,500 retweets in four hours. A sampling of some other tweets:

Gophers point guard Kenisha Bell (@HazelEyed_h00pa)





U president: @PrezKaler

Former Gophers star: @rachelbanham_1