Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) took to Twitter to express his delight that Indiana’s Butler University will play for a national college basketball championship.
“Congrats @butleru @BUCoachStevens @ButlerMBB and @ButlerBlue2! A great moment yet again for Indiana!,” Lugar tweeted Saturday night after the Bulldogs beat Virginia Commonwealth University in the semifinal.
The Bulldogs will be underdogs when they play the University of Connecticut in Monday night’s final.
Rep. Mike Pence (R-Ind.) was even more excited in his victory tweet. “How about them Dawgs! Butler University is headed back to the NCAA Championship Game! This time they are bringing the banner home to Hinkle!,” he tweeted.
But Sen. Mark WarnerMark WarnerTop Senate Intel Dem: Nunes's meeting on WH grounds 'more than suspicious' Sunday shows preview: Aftermath of failed healthcare bill Devin Nunes has jeopardized the oversight role of Congress MORE (D-Va.) tweeted that VCU have nothing to be ashamed of. “Dang. Congratulations to RamNation on quite a tourney run. VCU did us proud,” Warner tweeted after the loss.
Rep. Bobby ScottBobby ScottThe Hill's 12:30 Report A guide to the committees: House Repeal without replacement: A bad strategy for kids MORE (D-Va.) also tweeted his condolences to the VCU team. "Still proud of our @VCU Rams! Congrats to Butler and @RepAndreCarson and @RepDanBurton on winning that bet," he wrote.
There was no word from @GOPLeader, Rep. Eric CantorEric CantorA path forward on infrastructure Democrats step up calls that Russian hack was act of war Paul replaces Cruz as GOP agitator MORE's (R-Va.) Twitter account, but his press office tweeted pictures of the Majority Leader with other politicians at the game.