Originally posted on College Spun  |  Last updated 3/2/13
Duke’s student section is known for coming up with creative ways to get inside opposing players’ heads. But did they go too far tonight? According to numerous sources, fans were chanting “South Beach diet” at Miami center Reggie Johnson, who weighs 290 pounds. There was also a group of students (below) with their chests painted to spell out “OBESITY KILLS”.  Is making fun of a player’s weight an acceptable practice these days? Crazies have been giving Johnson a hard time. During warmups, chanted “South Beach diet” at the 290-pound forward. — Duke Basketball (@dukebasketball) March 2, 2013 Kids sitting behind us have “obesity kills” painted on their chests. twitter.com/ByCasagrande/s… — Michael Casagrande (@ByCasagrande) March 2, 2013 Guess where I am? Duke students in our backs, “Obesity Kills” painted on (for Reggie J). Tough crowd! @miamiherald twitter.com/kaufsports/sta… — Michelle Kaufman (@kaufsports) March 2, 2013
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