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Varsity Basketball Team Wins District A-3, Heads to State
Posted 03/08/2017 11:49AM

Congratulations to the Creighton Prep varsity basketball team on their District A-3 championship, won on Monday, February 27 by the score of 69-60 over Millard West.

The Junior Jays will now play in state competition at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Thursday, March 9 vs. Norfolk at 7 p.m. Please note that, starting at 4:30 p.m., there will be a pregame gathering for all alumni, family and friends of Prep at Barry's Bar & Grill, 235 North 9th Street in Lincoln.

The winner of Game 3 between Prep and Norfolk will then play in Game 6 on Friday, March 10 at 8:45 p.m. against the winner of the Game 4 contest between Omaha South and Lincoln Pius X. Then the winner of Game 6 will play for the state title against the winner of Game 5 on Saturday, March 11 at 6:30 p.m.

Ticket prices for 2017 state basketball games at Pinnacle Bank Arena are $7 for adults and $5 for K-12 students, and they can be purchased at the arena prior to games.

This is the 56th trip to state for the varsity basketball program, and a recap of Prep's super season so far is included just below.

Date and Time Game Location
Thursday, December 1 at 7:15 p.m.       at Lincoln Northeast (W, 52-47)      Lincoln Northeast   
Saturday, December 3 at 2:45 p.m. vs. Millard West (W, 74-70) Heider Center
Friday, December 9 at 7;15 p.m. at Papillion-La Vista South (W, 66-60)    Papillion-La Vista South
Saturday, December 10 at 7:15 p.m. vs. Lincoln East (W, 72-65) Heider Center
Tuesday, December 20 at 6 p.m. at Northwest (W, 77-58) Northwest
Friday, December 30 at 8:45 p.m. at Benson (W, 68-40)   Ralston Arena
Monday, January 2 at 8:45 p.m. at Bellevue West (L, 74-79) Ralston Arena
Saturday, January 7 at 3:15 p.m. vs. Grand Island (W, 59-56) Heider Center
Tuesday, January 10 at 7:15 p.m. at Benson (W, 66-50) Benson
Friday, January 13 at 7:15 p.m. at Westside (W, 71-57) Westside
Saturday, January 14 at 3:45 p.m. at North Platte (W, 67-40) North Platte
Friday, January 20 at 7:15 p.m. vs. South (W, 77-61) Heider Center
Saturday, January 21 at 7:15 p.m. at Millard South (W, 55-53) Millard South
Tuesday, January 24 at 7:15 p.m. at Bellevue East (W, 66-49) Bellevue East
Friday, January 27 at 7:15 p.m. vs. Bryan (W, 78-45) Heider Center
Saturday, January 28 at 7:15 p.m. at Central (W, 69-62) Central
Tuesday, January 31 at 7:15 p.m. vs. Millard North (W, 54-50) Heider Center
Saturday, February 4 at 7:15 p.m. at Lincoln Northeast (W, 67-53) Lincoln Northeast
Tuesday, February 7 at 7:15 p.m. vs. North (W, 80-64) Heider Center
Saturday, February 11 at 5:45 p.m. vs. Rockhurst (W, 72-65) Heider Center
Friday, February 17 at 7:15 p.m. at Papillion-La Vista (L, 50-61) Papillion-La Vista
Saturday, February 18 at 7 p.m. at Lincoln Southeast (L, 61-66) Lincoln Southeast
Saturday, February 25 at 2 p.m. Districts vs. Omaha Northwest (W, 62-21)     Heider Center
Monday, February 27 at 7 p.m. Districts vs. Millard West (W, 69-60) Heider Center
Thursday, March 9 at 7 p.m. State Game 3 vs. Norfolk Pinnacle Bank Arena
Friday, March 10 at 8:45 p.m. Winner of Game 3 vs. Winner of Game 4  Pinnacle Bank Arena
Saturday, March 11 at 6:30 p.m. State Championship Game Pinnacle Bank Arena


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