Twitter Gives Props to Final Four Teams in Emoji Form

#UnitedWeZag, #GoHeels, #GoDucks or #ForeverToThee?

Twitter saluted the Final Four teams in the 2016-17 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship tournament with special hashtag-triggered emojis.

Fans of the Final Four clubs can include the following hashtags in their tweets to trigger the emojis:

  • Gonzaga University: #UnitedWeZag
  • University of North Carolina: #GoHeels
  • University of Oregon: #GoDucks
  • University of South Carolina: #ForeverToThee

David Herman, who works on sports partnerships for Twitter, also revealed the three most-mentioned players on the social network on each team since March Madness tipped off.


  1. Przemek Karnowski (@PKarnowski)
  2. Nigel Williams-Goss (@NigelWG5)
  3. Jordan Mathews

North Carolina:

  1. Luke Maye (@luke_maye)
  2. Justin Jackson (@JJacks_44)
  3. Joel Berry (@JoelBerryII)


  1. Jordan Bell (@1jordanbell)
  2. Tyler Dorsey (@TDORSEY_1)
  3. Dillon Brooks (@dbrookz8)

South Carolina:

  1. Sindarius Thornwell (@Sin_City_803)
  2. Duane Notice (@DuuTakeNotice)
  3. Justin McKie (@jmckie20)

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