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Kansas guard Tyler Self sits in the locker room after the team's Midwest Regional final against Oregon in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Saturday, March 25, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo. Oregon won 74-60. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Kansas fans were grieving after their Elite 8 loss but city police had no mercy on Twitter


As if the heartbreak of yet another loss in the Elite 8 wasn't enough, Lawrence Police Department rubbed salt in Kansas University fans' wounds with a brutal tweet late Saturday.

The #1-seeded Jayhawks were upset by #3 seed Oregon 74-60 Saturday. Oregon is now headed to the Final Four. Kansas was considered a likely title contender. Instead, Saturday marked the team's fifth Elite 8 loss since Bill Self became head coach in 2004. 

And Lawrence police, apparently, have had enough of the "so-close-yet-so-far" results.

Here's the first ice-cold tweet.

Police kept a live update of their attempts to curb drunken revels. There weren't many.

Officers seemed to be dealing with their own grief at the loss.

But they still had time to call out fans from rival schools.

Some people seemed confused as to the department's role.

But hope sprang eternal.

It's a far cry from the cocky tone the department struck before game day.

But fans seemed to take solace in the hilarity of the trolling.

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