Nebraska’s rural counties, the cliché goes, are just drying up, withering away. And yes, the challenges can be great. But there’s an important new wrinkle in this discussion — one that offers hope and encouragement.
Tim Krueger and Dirk Chatelain had no ulterior motives when they assigned Nebraska to the Midwest regional — though it does offer a second-round showdown between the Huskers and the Creighton Bluejays.
The last day to score free sunglasses while waiting to see your favorite band. The last day to visit R&B singer Kelis' new food truck. The last day to frantically search for an available outlet to charge your phone. The last day to get a really good breakfast taco.
With about three minutes left in the contest, a number of fans in Omaha watching the Creighton-Xavier game on Friday endured Fox Sports 1 cutting to a Pac-12 tournament pregame. That’s frustrating. One second you’re watching a historic Big East game, the next you’re looking at the Stanford Tree dunking off a trampoline.