(Thank you to this fan for providing an appropriate soundtrack to this clip.)
Cronin didn’t hide his distaste for Macura in his postgame comments:
Xavier Coach Chris Mack stuck up for his player:
Also, party at Mack’s house tonight, I guess:
Macura, who was one of the players to receive a technical, has had his off- and on-court issues. In 2016, he pleaded guilty in Hamilton County Municipal Court to charges of obstructing official business and disorderly conduct. The former charge was the result of the then-underage Macura having a fake ID at a Cincinnati bar. He earned the latter for pulling down his pants in said bar.
After getting razzed by Wisconsin fans throughout Xavier’s win in Madison earlier this month, Macura did a full-on Gator Chomp as he was subbed out of the game, reminding everyone that Florida ousted the Badgers from last year’s NCAA tournament on an overtime buzzer-beater.
Macura subtly made note of Xavier’s victory on Twitter after Saturday’s game.
To which someone, presumably a Cincinnati fan, affixed the following: