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Nebrasketball: '15-16 Non Conference Schedule Announced For Men & Women

Both the Men's and Women's programs know where they are playing non-B1G game this coming fall/winter.

Pinnacle Bank Arena
Pinnacle Bank Arena
David McGee

On Monday, the Nebraska Cornhuskers Basketball program announced their finalized non-conference schedule for the upcoming 2015-16 season for both the Men and Women.

On the Men's side, games against Big East Champions Villanova in Philadelphia and at Pinnacle Bank Arena to take on Miami highlight the schedule. The annual interstate battle vs. Creighton will be on Wednesday, December 9th. The Huskers will head to Brooklyn, New York Thanksgiving weekend to participate in 2 of their 4 games in the Barclays Classic. The other 2 will be hosted by Nebraska at home before they leave for the extended weekend.

The official PBA home opener will be Mississippi Valley State on Saturday, November 14th. There is an exhibition game scheduled, but date and opponent is still to be determined.

The Women will open their season at PBA on Saturday, November 14th when they take on Arkansas Pine-Bluff. After spending their first 4 games at home, the Huskers head to Storrs, Connecticut to take on storied power UConn, who have won the last 3 NCAA Championships. Last season, UConn's road to winning the Women's Final Four came through Lincoln, as they won the regional hosted at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

The Nebraska Women also have scheduled California on Saturday, December 12th in Berkley, California. They round out their 13 game non-conference schedule with a home game vs. Arkansas State.

The Big Ten conference schedule for the Men will be announced later this summer.

The Men's non-conference schedule:

TBA                                   Exhibition Game                                                                      Pinnacle Bank Arena

Saturday, Nov. 14          Mississippi Valley State                                                          Pinnacle Bank Arena

Tuesday, Nov. 17            at Villanova (Gavitt Tipoff Games)                                           Philadelphia, Pa.

Thursday, Nov. 19         Delaware State                                                                        Pinnacle Bank Arena

Sunday, Nov. 22             Southeastern Louisiana (Barclays Center Classic)                Pinnacle Bank Arena

Tuesday, Nov. 24           Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Barclays Center Classic)                        Pinnacle Bank Arena

Friday, Nov. 27               vs. TBA (Barclays Center Classic)                                              Brooklyn, N.Y.

(Cincinnati/George Washington/Tennessee)

Saturday, Nov. 28           vs. TBA (Barclays Center Classic)                                              Brooklyn, N.Y.

(Cincinnati/George Washington/Tennessee)

Tuesday, Dec. 1              vs. Miami (Big Ten/ACC Challenge)                                          Pinnacle Bank Arena

Saturday, Dec. 5             Abilene Christian                                                                     Pinnacle Bank Arena

Wednesday, Dec. 9       at Creighton                                                                              Omaha, Neb.

Sunday, Dec. 13             Rhode Island                                                                             Pinnacle Bank Arena

Sunday, Dec. 20             Samford                                                                                     Pinnacle Bank Arena

Tuesday, Dec. 22            Prairie View A&M                                                                   Pinnacle Bank Arena

The Women's non-conference:

Nov. 1 Sunday Nebraska-Kearney (exhibition), Pinnacle Bank Arena

Nov. 8 Sunday Winona State (exhibition), Pinnacle Bank Arena

Nov. 14 Saturday Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Pinnacle Bank Arena

Nov. 16 Monday North Florida, Pinnacle Bank Arena

Nov. 21 Saturday North Carolina Central, Pinnacle Bank Arena

Nov. 23 Monday Southern University, Pinnacle Bank Arena

Nov. 28 Saturday at UConn, Storrs, Conn.

Dec. 3 Thursday NC State (Big Ten/ACC Challenge), Pinnacle Bank Arena

Dec. 6 Sunday Creighton, Pinnacle Bank Arena

Dec. 8 Tuesday Evansville, Pinnacle Bank Arena

Dec. 12 Saturday at California, Berkeley, Calif.

Dec. 19 Saturday Northern Arizona, Pinnacle Bank Arena

Dec. 21 Monday Arkansas State, Pinnacle Bank Arena