Found February 13, 2013 on Bush League Chronicle:
 Tuesday night may go down as one of the most memorable in the young life of Nathan Mitcham.Nathan Mitcham, the special needs senior at Owasso High School, the team manager who got the blessing of his coach and the backing of thousands of Twitter denizens last week with the hashtag #dressNathanout, stepped into Oklahoma high school basketball lore when he scored eight points in the final 3:23 of the Rams' 75-55 victory over Sand Springs. A crowd close to 2,000 packed into the gymnasium to watch the 18-year-old help his team to victory. The gym's official capacity is listed at just 1,400.However, the whole experience may not have happened had it not been for star point guard Jaylen Lowe.Lowe, also a star quarterback who signed last week to play football at the University of Tulsa, launched the grassroots Twitter campaign. But it soon burst beyond the confines of Lowe's Owasso fame. Kevin Durant, Toby Keith, Carrie Underwood, Johnny Manziel - soon enough, millions of Twitterers had seen their retweets. "When that first shot went through, I thought I was gonna need a box of Kleenexes," said Owasso coach Mark Vancuren. "It was just an unbelievable amount of emotion that overcame me."The Oklahoma City Thunder are set to host Mitcham and his teammates on April 17 for a game against the New York Knicks. But the night Mitcham may remember the most is the one he had on Feb. 12.Via Tulsa World
All Sports News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.