LINCOLN, Neb. – Tim Miles had just wrapped up his postgame radio interview when a bunch of pep band members, cheerleaders and other students started chanting, "Coach Miles, Coach Miles, Coach Miles."
The kids were imploring him to join them in shooting a video of the latest dance craze, the "Harlem Shake."
Miles was in good spirits because Nebraska had just beaten Penn State, so he gladly obliged. It took all of 45 seconds. The YouTube video has almost 140,000 views in less than two weeks.
Miles isn't winning many games. No one expected him to, at least not yet.
He is, however, winning over fans and boosters and students, too. That's a good place to start for a coach at a school with a dearth of basketball tradition and where interest in the program has been lukewarm for decades.