From left, Joel Cornette and LaVall Jordan during a Butler basketball game. Photo from Butler Athletics.
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Twitter was full of hope and promise again just days after being devastated as Butler University men’s basketball announced it had hired LaVall Jordan to replace Chris Holtmann as the new head coach. Excited homecomings and somber remembrances of Joel Cornette dominated social media.
— Barry Collier (@BUADCollier) June 13, 2017
Let’s get it rolling excited to have @LaVall_Jordan as our new coach ?? #️⃣Year4
— Kelan Martin (@kelan30_) June 13, 2017
Let’s get to work ! Excited to get this journey going as we prepare for next year ! #GoDawgs ??
— sean mcdermott (@big_sean14) June 13, 2017
One look @LaVall_Jordan avatar and I feel pretty good about the day that today was.
— jordan cornette (@jordancornette) June 13, 2017
— Butler Blue III (@ButlerBlue3) June 13, 2017
— Butler University (@butleru) June 13, 2017
— Butler Basketball (@ButlerMBB) June 13, 2017
Very happy for a great guy and one of my favorite Bulldogs of all-time! Joel Cornette is all smiles in heaven tonight! https://t.co/HiIkh1qJFj
— Chris Denari (@ChrisDenari) June 13, 2017
— Shooter Flatch (@HinkleHangover) June 13, 2017
— Anthony Calhoun (@ACwishtv) June 13, 2017
I’m guilty of it too, reading it too fast but thats LaVall Jordan the new Butler coach. Not Lavar ball. You may now exhale Butler fans.
— Corey (@C0rey02) June 13, 2017
— Dean (@Cool_Deans) June 13, 2017
The fact that this pic pops up with the release is special. JC is absolutely smiling from above today. https://t.co/tbnPk392rO
— Larra Overton (@LarraOverton) June 13, 2017
— Michael Kaltenmark (@MSKaltenmark) June 13, 2017
— Mike Freeman (@MichaelSFreeman) June 13, 2017
— Diane Chelius (@DianeChelius) June 13, 2017
I’m sure he’s the right guy. Hope someone stays there finally
— Jon Cook (@CoachJonCook) June 13, 2017
Welcome home @LaVall_Jordan ???????????
— Butler Dance Team (@DanceTeamButler) June 13, 2017
— Ovid Butler (@Section_29) June 13, 2017
— Collin Grose (@cpgrose) June 13, 2017
— Keith Buckhout (@KeithBuckhout) June 13, 2017
These two still smiling now, welcome back LaVall pic.twitter.com/zt3He6lAbf
— Victory Firelight (@ButlerVictory) June 12, 2017
Again, I’m #ALL4LAVALL Welcome home Coach!!!!
— Shooter Flatch (@HinkleHangover) June 12, 2017