NO! The importance of voting strikes again!

With just 3 hours left to vote, Herky the Hawk is losing to Wisconsin's Bucky Badger by just less than 5,000 votes.

Bucky Badger will move on to face Oklahoma State's Pistol Pete in the finals of the Best Mascot Tournament on the Twitter account @Bracketbattles1.

A really fun Twitter account called @Bracketbattles1 is trying to find the best college mascot in the NCAA. As of 10/3/18, Herky the Hawk will advance to the Final Four in a landslide victory over Brutus Buckeye. (Total at the time of this post: Iowa: 3.6k Ohio State: 708) So follow the Twitter account @Bracketbattles1 so you can VOTE!

Herky the Hawk advanced to the Elite 8 after beating Minnesota's Goldy Gopher 1.9k to 968.

FINAL FOUR TEAMS:

HERKY the HAWK (IOWA)
Pistol Pete (Oklahoma State)
Uga Bulldog (Georgia)
Bucky Badger (Wisconsin)

Other teams in this Bracket Battle are/were:

Brutus Buckeye (Ohio State) - ELIMINATED in Elite 8
Purdue Pete (Purdue) - ELIMINATED in Elite 8
Cy the Cardinal (Iowa State) - ELIMINATED in Elite 8
Albert the Gator (Florida) - ELIMINATED in Elite 8
Goldy Gopher (Minnesota) - ELIMINATED in Sweet 16
Sparty (Michigan State) - ELIMINATED in Sweet 16
HokieBird (Virginia Tech) - ELIMINATED in Sweet 16
Nittany Lion (Penn State) - ELIMINATED in Sweet 16
Aubie the Tiger (Auburn) - ELIMINATED in Sweet 16
Big Red (Western Kentucky) - ELIMINATED in Sweet 16
West Virginia Mountaineer (West Virginia) - ELIMINATED in Sweet 16
Herbie Husker (Nebraska) - ELIMINATED in Sweet 16