We’ve seen Miley Cyrus’ song “Wrecking Ball” at a college basketball game before. At a North Carolina Tarheels game a fan yelled lyrics from the song to distract a player shooting free throws.
Now the VCU Rams band played the song during a game against George Mason in the Stuart Siegel Center. Towards the end of the song they even debuted the Space Kitten.” It seems to have had a positive effect on the George Mason free throw shooters. They missed 7 of their 16 free throws. This might become a thing, or tradition at VCU.
I look forward to the ESPN special in the March Madness tournament about this song giving them an edge this season.
If you’re missing the Space Kitten reference, you didn’t see the American Music Awards performance, which might have been a good thing. But here it is so you’re in on the joke: