Cliff Alexander is a high school senior from Chicago who is one of the top basketball recruits in the country — Rivals 150 ranks him 4th, ESPN 100 ranks him 3rd. Today, in a totally necessary, nationally televised press conference, Alexander made his college decision. There were two hats on the table: Illinois and Kansas. Because Mr. Alexander fancies himself a bit of a prankster, he grabbed the Illinois hat, holding it for a brief moment, before donning the Kansas hat and subsequently crushing the hopes and dreams of everyone in Champaign.

Meanwhile, a group of very excited Fighting Illini frat bros had gathered in their communal living room to hopefully celebrate some good news. Unfortunately, there was none to be had.

And, because we aren’t Andre Iguodala, we’d never leave you hangin’ without a .gif of that horrible moment of realization: