Sports
8:02 am
Mon March 17, 2014

Creighton, Nebraska are on NCAA collision course

The state of Nebraska has two teams in the NCAA men's basketball tournament for the first time since 1991 — and they would meet if they win their openers Friday in San Antonio.

Number 3-seeded Creighton will open against Number 14 Louisiana and 11th ranked Nebraska will play 6th ranked Baylor.

Creighton (26-7) is in the NCAA tournament for the third year in a row. Nebraska (19-11) had to sweat until its name was called, but it didn't take too long. The Huskers are in the tournament for the first time since 1998.

The crowd of 2,000 at Pinnacle Bank Arena erupted when Nebraska appeared on the big screen at the team's NCAA Selection Show watch party.

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