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UK fan Allie Townsend quickly took to Twitter to defend Ulis after tweet by Yogi Ferrell’s mother

Allie and Landy Townsend, who now live in North Carolina, took their  oldest son to the Final Four in Dallas. "Some of his friends here think he is a bandwagon fan, but they just don't know how deep his Kentucky roots are," Allie said.

By LARRY VAUGHT

Allie and Landy Townsend, who now live in North Carolina, took their oldest son to the Final Four in Dallas. "Some of his friends here think he is a bandwagon fan, but they just don't know how deep his Kentucky roots are," Allie said.

Allie and Landy Townsend, who now live in North Carolina, took their oldest son to the Final Four in Dallas. “Some of his friends here think he is a bandwagon fan, but they just don’t know how deep his Kentucky roots are,” Allie said.

For Allie Townsend and her husband, Landy, being Kentucky basketball fans living in North Carolina is difficult enough. However, it was more than she could take after UK lost to Indiana when she saw a tweet by Indiana point guard Yogi Ferrell’s mother about the lack of class of UK point guard Tyler Ulis and had a photoshopped image of Ulis shooting the “bird” to fans.

Guest post: Why I will always love Tyler Ulis

Kentucky fan Krystal Dittus of Florida knows exactly why she will miss Tyler Ulis so  much.
Kentucky fan Krystal Dittus of Florida knows exactly why she will miss Tyler Ulis so  much.

Kentucky fan Krystal Dittus of Florida knows exactly why she will miss Tyler Ulis so much.

Vaught’s  note: Krystal Dittus is a Kentuckian now living in Florida who has remained a die-hard UK basketball fan. She became a huge fan of Tyler  Ulis — as did many of you — and I asked her to share her thoughts on the Kentucky guard.

By KRYSTAL DITTUS

What is it about Tyler Ulis that made so many of us in Big Blue Nation love him so? His outstanding play has been analyzed countless times in interviews hosted by Tom Leach, discussed on KSR by Matt Jones and Ryan Lemond, and Mark Buerger once said the “Sunday Morning Sports Talk” show should be renamed the “Praise Tyler Ulis Show.”