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Post Haste: McDavis announcement led to ridiculous speculation on Twitter; Ohio men's basketball advanced

McDavis announced he would step down next year.

Good morning. Here's what you need to know for Friday, March. 11, 2016:

Whether you’re delighted or bummed, it’s definitely big news: President McDavis announced his retirement Thursday.

The 12-year executive and OU alumnus made the announcement after a bit of pomp and circumstance. The university emailed faculty Wednesday inviting them to a “special announcement” in Walter Hall rotunda.

The email sparked a bevy of speculation on Twitter. Some accurately predicted the outcome, others, like the user below, were a bit off the mark.

The Post aggregated some other gems here. McDavis will step down following the expiration of his contract in 2017.

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