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Pinnacle Bank Arena

Pinnacle Bank Arena

The Pinnacle Bank Arena opened September, 2013. The Husker basketball teams will enjoy their first season in the new arena in 2013-14.

Opened on Aug. 29, 2013, the 15,000-seat Pinnacle Bank Arena will open in downtown Lincoln and be 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 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 will be easily accessible in downtown Lincoln as nearly 7,100 parking stalls will be within walking distance of the facility by the fall of 2014. Pinnacle Bank Arena will include 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 new Pinnacle Bank Arena will seat 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 will be 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.