Trae Young in attendance for Nebraska-Oklahoma
Trae Young saw his alma mater lay the smackdown on the Huskers. Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

Hawks star Trae Young in attendance for Nebraska vs. Oklahoma

Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young was in attendance for Saturday's matchup between the Oklahoma Sooners and Nebraska Cornhuskers at the "Palace on the Prairie."

Young posted a photo to his Twitter of the jersey he was wearing at Saturday's game:

Young played college basketball for the Sooners before declaring for the 2018 NBA Draft. In 2017, he tied a then-NCAA record for single-game assists with 22. 

The 22-year-old became the only player to ever lead the NCAA in both points and assists in a single season. He averaged 27.4 points, 3.9 rebounds and 8.7 assists per game while shooting 42.2% from the field and 36% from deep during the 2017-18 college season. 

Young was drafted by the Dallas Mavericks in 2018 before being traded to the Hawks, along with a first-round pick for the draft rights to Luka Doncic. 

The Sooners are 3-0 this season with wins over Tulane and Western Carolina. 

Erin Walsh is a Boston sports fan through and through. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Bridgewater State University and currently is in pursuit of her Master's Degree in Journalism from Northeastern University. Follow her on Twitter @ewalsh90.

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