An elderly man stared blankly ahead, looking as if he was about to fall asleep. Next to him sat a friend playing on his cell phone.
That’s an image the Nebraska video crew decided to show on the JumboTrons last night at the Devaney Sports Center. The camera stayed on them for close to 10 seconds, but neither fellow realized what was going on. They just kept on sitting there looking bored.
It was a lasting image of Kansas State’s 76-57 dismantling of the Huskers. The Wildcats came in ready to go, and won so handily that not a reaction was made across the arena when two unsuspecting people were shown on camera.
Come to think of it, few reactions were made at any point during the game. Behind the hot early shooting of Jamar Samuels (15 points) and hot late shooting of Denis Clemente (23 points) K-State built a large lead and sucked the energy right out of the building. (more…)