Anyone can communicate a team’s starters. It’s commodity content. Fans will see them on TV. Radio will announce it too. Any media can tweet it. Besides, the lineup will likely change at the first timeout.
We’ve always believed social media is best utilized to engage the emotional experience of being a fan. A starting five post represents an opportunity to build excitement for the game, to heighten anticipation for tip, to fire up your fans.
With that in mind, here are starting five posts that jump off our college basketball feed. You can also check this Twitter Moment to see a full collection from across the country.
FIRST FIVE vs. Louisiana
— Tennessee Basketball (@Vol_Hoops) November 10, 2018
— Kansas Basketball (@KUHoops) November 6, 2018
Tim Rowe will make his first appearance of the season, and Leonard Harper-Baker earns his first Black and Gold starting nod!
— Southern Miss MBB (@SouthernMissMBB) November 11, 2018
Tonight's Starting 5!
3️⃣ – Beetle
1️⃣4️⃣ – Harler
1️⃣5️⃣ – Lamont
2️⃣3️⃣ – Esa
5️⃣0️⃣ – Sags pic.twitter.com/pMGqpF3cVU
— WVU Basketball (@WVUhoops) November 10, 2018
We're nearing 10 minutes from tip inside FedExForum! Here's the starting lineup for tonight's matchup.
— Memphis Basketball (@Memphis_MBB) November 7, 2018
— Washington Men's Basketball (@UW_MBB) November 7, 2018
— Ole Miss Basketball (@OleMissMBB) November 10, 2018
Starting 5 ⬇️ Game starts in approx. 15 minutes! #OneTROY
— Troy Trojans Men's Basketball (@TroyTrojansMBB) November 11, 2018
— Pitt Basketball (@Pitt_MBB) November 9, 2018
Staring 5️⃣ is locked in!
— Rutgers Basketball (@RutgersMBB) November 11, 2018
— UCF Men's Basketball (@UCF_MBB) November 11, 2018
— Cincinnati Men’s Hoops (@GoBearcatsMBB) November 7, 2018
— Wichita State MBB (@GoShockersMBB) November 9, 2018
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