Twitter reaction to Rick Majerus’ death

Twitter reactions to the news Saturday that Rick Majerus had died. Majerus — former basketball coach at Marquette, Ball State, Utah and Saint Louis, was 64.

Porter Moser (Loyola men’s basketball head coach)

RIP to my friend and mentor Coach Majerus. I learned so much about the game and life. We lost a One of the best! My heart is heavy tonight.


Jon Huntsman (former governor of Utah)

RIP Coach Majerus. A great friend and the Godfather of our daughter Gracie. I will miss our midnight runs to Crown Burger.


Chris Tomasson (FOX Sports columnist)

RIP Rick Majerus. One of best guys I ever covered. When I was covering NMex & he at Utah, could call for interview at 2 am at his SLC hotel


Dick Vitale (ESPN college basketball analyst)

So sad to hear about the passing of former ESPN colleague and one helluva coach Rick Majerus. He will be missed by many. May he RIP.


Linda Cohn, (ESPN anchor)

So sad to hear Rick Majerus died. Good coach, Great to work with for short time he was at ESPN. He was 64. RIP Rick.


Marquette University ‏


We can imagine Rick, Hank and Al drawing up plays together right now …Rest in peace, Rick Majerus. #mubb


Fran Fraschilla (former men’s basketball head coach and college basketball analyst)

Rick Majerus, complicated man. Quirky, basketball savant. Only coach in MWC to call after I resigned at UNM & I never forgot that. RIP Rick.


Fran Fraschilla

Rick Majerus was on my Mount Rushmore of basketball teachers along with Hubie Brown, Bob Knight, Dick Bennett and Bob Hurley.


Frank Haith (basketball coach at the University of Missouri)

Absolutely heartbroken with these reports. Prayers to Coach Majerus’ family and all the wonderful student-athletes & staff at Saint Louis U.


Ball State Cardinal Varsity Club

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Majerus family this evening. Our fans will always remember your service to Ball State University.