Article continues in link. Very good read!Turns out, many Nebraska fans do care about men's basketball.
How else do you explain Jahlil Okafor picking up nearly 6,000 Twitter followers during his weekend visit to Lincoln?
Never mind that's more than attended most of the Huskers' nonconference games last season.
Get a heralded hoops recruit on campus, and watch the love flow.
Hey, it's not every day a guy with offers from Duke, North Carolina, Connecticut, Michigan State, Ohio State -- you get the picture -- sets foot in Lincoln.
In fact, it's likely never happened.
Walt Woghiren, assistant coach of the Mac Irvin Fire Under-17 AAU team, kind of got that impression when he and a group of his Chicago high school players stopped at a gas station outside of Lincoln.
People there watched as the 6-foot-9 boys emerged from the van.
"They put two-and-two together, realized they were basketball players and said, ‘Hey, we read about you in the paper,'" Woghiren said.