With a new year, new players and a new coaching staff comes a new tradition for the Nebraska basketball team – Opening Night. The event, which is free of cost and open to the public, will feature introductions to the 2019-20 Husker team, a live scrimmage on the new Pinnacle Bank Arena court, comments from head coach Fred Hoiberg and a musical act which will be announced at a later date.
“We wanted to kickoff basketball season with an event that allows our fans to have a good time and get an early preview of our team as we start practice,” Hoiberg said. “We hope this event is not only the start of a new tradition for our program, but also the start of festive weekend with the Husker football team hosting Ohio State the following day.”
Opening Night is set for September 27th, the Friday before NU’s game against Ohio State at Memorial Stadium. PBA’s doors will open at 6 p.m. but the event will begin at 7 p.m.
(Photo – Kenny Larabee)