The University of Nebraska Cornhuskers basketball team is one of the most beloved sports programs in the NCAA. The program is among the oldest in the country, dating back over a century to 1897. Over their history the Huskers basketball team has won more than 1,350 games. Nebraska has won over five Conference Regular Season titles, and won a Big 8 Conference Tournament title in 1994. Playing in the NCAA Tournament over six times in their history, the Cornhuskers are one of the Midwest’s most accomplished programs. NU Basketball has also made numerous NIT appearances, and won the NIT in 1996. Many great players have worn the Cornhuskers red and white, including Dave Hoppen, Stu Lants, Eric Piatowski, Erick Strickland, Mikki Moore, Rich King, and Tryonn Lue. Nebraska basketball plays in the Big 10 conference, which is one of the premier basketball leagues in the country. In 2013 the school moved its home games to the newly finished Pinnacle Bank Arena, which has donned a new chapter in Huskers Basketball. The team responded immediately with one of its most competitive and exciting seasons in recent years, and made the NCAA Tournament. The excitement around the program has not subsided and it remains one of the best times in history to be a Huskers basketball fan. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for Nebraska Cornhuskers basketball tickets.
Nebraska Cornhuskers Basketball at Pinnacle Bank Arena Address: 400 Pinnacle Arena Drive Lincoln, Nebraska, 69508
The University of Nebraska Cornhuskers basketball team plays their home games at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska. Pinnacle Bank Arena has been home to the Cornhuskers since 2013 and can seat over 15,000 fans. The brand new arena replaces the historic Bob Devaney Sports Complex, in which the Huskers won over 75% of the time. The building of Pinnacle Bank arena has ushered in a new era for Cornhusker basketball, as it is one of the premier venues in the State of Nebraska, and the Big 10 Conference. With expanded student seating and luxury boxes, Pinnacle Bank Arena is as loud as any arena in the Big 10 and the Huskers have had one of the highest attendance records in the country. Seeing a game in the new arena is a must for any Cornhuskers basketball fan and the excitement and energy surrounding the programs following its opening is as big as anytime in the last few decades. The Nebraska Cornhuskers home bench is on the Pinnacle Bank Arena sideline in front of sections 104-105. Pinnacle Bank Arena parking information is covered in our event guide.
Nebraska vs. Creighton
The biggest college basketball rivalry in the State of Nebraska, Cornhuskers-Bluejays is one of the best games of the season. For many years these two schools had the only two Division I basketball programs in the State, causing them to fight tooth and nail for the top talent in the area. Nebraska and Creighton also represent the two largest cities in the State, which are separated by only about 50 miles. This means game days in both Lincoln and Omaha are packed with a mixed crowd and tons of energy.
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How can I buy cheap Nebraska Cornhuskers tickets?
TicketCity offers a big selection of Nebraska Cornhuskers basketball tickets which include some of the lowest priced seats on the market. Nebraska tickets fluctuate based on demand and opponent. Marquee Big 10 opponents like Ohio State, Michigan, and Michigan State can drive up home game prices. While cheap tickets are more plentiful for unranked, non-conference opponents. Those early season games may offer the best opportunity to purchase Nebraska tickets near face value.
Where can I find the 2016-2017 Nebraska Cornhuskers basketball schedule?
The Cornhuskers 2016-2017 basketball schedule is listed as soon as it is announced by the Big 10. Nebraska plays in the Big 10’s West Division, which means games against Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Northwestern, Purdue, and Wisconsin. Game times are announced by the Big 10 as soon as the TV schedule is set. Nebraska’s home opener is typically one of the most popular games. They also play Creighton in the Nebraska-Creighton Rivalry. If you are looking for Cornhuskers news or scores, then visit our partners at CBS Sports. They are also a good source for the official Nebraska Cornhuskers team roster.
Can I buy Nebraska Cornhuskers basketball season tickets?
Nebraska Cornhuskers season tickets are available to buy until kickoff of their home opener. Check our listings above or call us if you would like to purchase Nebraska basketball season tickets. Let us know if you want a particular section at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
What is the best Nebraska rivalry game during the season?
The most exciting rivalry on the Cornhuskers schedule has been the game with Creighton. The two schools have dominated basketball in the State of Nebraska and with only one game between them each season, there is extra urgency to pull out a win. In recent years both programs have seen a rise in success, adding an extra competitiveness to the series, which only promises to grow. If you are a basketball fan in Nebraska, chances are Cornhuskers-Bluejays is circled on your calendar each and every season.
What is the best game day tradition at a Cornhuskers home game?
During key moments of the game, the crowd at Pinnacle Bank Arena will erupt into a deafeningly loud display of Huskers Pride. The whole crowd rises to their feet while half of the stand screams "Husker," and the other side responds with "Power." The chant continues back and forth and the noise reverberates off the walls at Pinnacle Bank Arena and rivals any in the Big 10. Joining your voice in the Husker Power Chant is a right of passage for Huskers basketball fans and is an unforgettable experience.