The 84,000-square foot Hendricks Training Complex opened in October of 2011, and is one of the nation’s premier basketball facilities. The two-level facility features the Bus Whitehead Court for practices, as well as a team meeting and film room, the Neal and Jamie Hawks Players Lounge as well as a 5,000-square foot weight room and an expanded nutrition oasis. The Bus Whitehead Court includes a court and a half of space with balcony viewing from the coaches’ offices, a 103’ plasma TV for coaching and instruction and acoustically treated walls for better communication inside the gym.
Opened on Aug. 29, 2013, the 15,000-seat Pinnacle Bank Arena is the home of the Nebraska men’s and women’s basketball programs. Pinnacle Bank Arena is part of a $344 million project in the Haymarket District which also includes a 200-room hotel, 100,000 square feet of retail space, another 100,000 square feet of office space and 100 residential units.
The $179 million dollar arena is easily accessible in downtown Lincoln as nearly 5,100 parking stalls will be within walking distance of the facility by the fall of 2014. Pinnacle Bank Arena includes an expansive student section with 1,000 seats on the 100 Level, including behind the team benches. Pinnacle Bank Arena also includes 36 suites, 20 loge boxes and 11 permanent concession stands around the arena.
Containing 470,400 square feet, the Pinnacle Bank Arena seats over 15,000 fans when configured for Husker basketball games. It is divided into two bowls (upper and lower) and three levels (100, 200, 300) with Premium Seating Suites and Loge Boxes located between Level 100 and Level 200. There are over 160 concession points of sale and two private Club Lounges, one located on the Main Concourse (Level 100) and one on the Premium Level Concourse.
The Huskers enjoyed success inside Pinnacle Bank Arena, going a Big Ten-best 15-1 in the building for the best home record in over two decades while setting a school record for average attendance at 15,419 fans per game. Nebraska ranked 13th nationally in average attendance in 2013-14.