(THEHILL) — A college basketball player on Sunday apologized for swearing at President Obama for picking his team’s opponent in this season’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.
North Carolina State point guard Cat Barber walked back the outburst on Twitter as March Madness excitement.
“Got nothing but respect for @barackobama,” Barber tweeted. “Love our president! Caught up in a moment, Sweet 16!!!”
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The rising sophomore initially caught ears during a victory celebration in the Wolfpack’s locker room after 8-seed NC State beat top-seeded Villanova on Saturday, 71-68.
“What the f*ck is wrong with President Obama?” Barber roared in the team huddle.