Not only is Tim Miles a great basketball mind, he’s a man of the people. Whether he’s making beat writers’ lives easier with a must-hear soundbite, tweeting at halftime or helping a fan propose to his girlfriend, Miles is easy to respect. Then there’s this: Miles, on Monday, made two Nebraska fans’ day by meeting them for lunch.
It was all organized on Twitter. The fans, Ethan Hardin (@goinHARDINhere) and Connor Larson (@conlars24), tweeted Miles about the meet-up Sunday night. Miles replied, and the three went back and forth before deciding on a time (1 p.m.) and an exact location (Raising Cane’s in downtown Lincoln).
Hardin and Larson are even bigger Miles fans now.
Hardin’s wife tweeted, too: