The Nebraska and Creighton men’s basketball teams will both open their seasons tonight.
The Huskers host Western Illinois with tipoff set for 7 p.m. at Pinnacle Bank Arena. NU went 2-0 in exhibition play, posting wins over Peru State and Colorado. The Leathernecks were also 2-0 in exhibitions, beating Illinois-Springfield and Monmouth College.
Meanwhile, Creighton welcomes Arkansas-Pine Bluff to CHI Health Center for a 7 p.m. game. The Bluejays are 5-0 all-time against the Golden Lions, with those meetings decided by an average margin of more than 32 points.