Nebraska vs. Saint Mary's

Sun, Nov. 17 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM CST
Sanford Sports Complex
Sioux Falls, SD

DIvision I basketball at the Pentagon

image of Heritage Court at the Sanford Pentagon

The Nebraska Cornhuskers men’s basketball program will face the St. Mary’s Gaels on Nov.17 at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. This marks the third appearance for the Cornhuskers at the Sanford Pentagon while the Gaels will be playing at the Pentagon for the fifth time.

The Nebraska women’s basketball program will also be playing South Dakota at the Pentagon on Nov. 16. Tickets for both games will be available at 10 a.m. Aug. 15 on

Nebraska returns seven letterwinners, including three starters, from a team that went 23-11 and reached the NCAA Tournament for Big Ten Coach of the Year Fred Hoiberg. The Huskers are led by seniors Brice Williams, who averaged 13.4 points, 5.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game, and Juwan Gary, who averaged 11.6 points and 6.1 rebounds per game.

The Huskers also gain the services of seven transfers who have combined for 264 starts and 3,478 career points, 1753 rebounds and 759 assists at their previous schools. Nebraska returns to the Sanford Pentagon a year after defeating Oregon State 84-63 on Nov. 18, 2023.

Located: Lincoln, NE
Nickname: Cornhuskers
Head Coach: Fred Hoiberg

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Saint Mary’s won the WCC Conference Tournament last season, finishing the year with a 26-8 record that included a third consecutive appearance in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. The Gaels previously played at the Sanford Pentagon on Nov. 5, 2019, defeating Wisconsin, 65-63 in overtime. Head coach Randy Bennett’s team returned to Heritage Court for the 2020 Crossover Classic, finishing the 3-game tournament with a 2-1 record.

Located: Moraga, CA
Nickname: Gaels
Head Coach: Randy Bennett

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Sanford Pentagon
2210 W Pentagon Pl
Sioux Falls, SD 57107
(605) 312-7900