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2022 Men’s NCAA Tournament – Nebraskans


There are 13 Nebraskans on the teams that will be participating in the 2022 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament field. There are also 13 Nebraskans playing in the women’s field. 

*Teams listed alphabetically

No. 15 Cal State Fullerton

Latrell Wrightsell, Jr., G, Soph., Omaha Central

30 minutes, six points (3/9 FG, 0-3 FG), two rebounds, two assists, one steal in a 78-61 loss to No. 2 Duke. 

No. 6 Colorado State

John Tonje, G, Jr., Omaha Central

21 minutes, two points (1-9 FG, 0-4 3FG), three rebounds, one assists in a 75-63 loss to No. 11 Michigan. 

No. 9 Creighton

Shereef Mitchell, G, Jr., Omaha Burke

DNP injured, in a 72-69 win over No. 8 San Diego State. 

No. 1 Gonzaga

Hunter Sallis, G, Fr., Millard North 

15 minutes, five points (2-3 FG), two rebounds, one assist, one blocked shot in a 93-72 win over No. 16 Georgia State. 

No. 15 Jacksonville State

Jay Pal, F, Jr., Omaha Central

DNP in a 80-61 loss to No. 2 Auburn. 

No. 14 Longwood

Nate Lliteras, G, Soph., Seward

13 minutes, three points (1-3 3FG), three rebounds in a 88-56 loss to No. 3 Tennessee. 

No. 10 Loyola (Chicago)

Saint Thomas, G, Fr., Millard North

One minute in a 54-41 loss to No. 7 Ohio State. 

No. 12 New Mexico State

Teddy Allen, G, Jr., Boys Town

39 minutes, 37 points (10-24 FG, 4-7 3FG), six rebounds, three assists, two steals in a 70-63 win over No. 5 Connecticut. 

No. 8 San Diego State

Aguek Arop, F, Sr., Omaha South

31 minutes, six points (3-7 FG, 0-1 3FG), three steals, two rebounds, two assists, one steal, 1 block in a 72-69 loss to No. 9 Creighton. 

No. 13 South Dakota State

Charlie Easley, G, Soph., Lincoln Pius X; 

29 minutes, two points (1-4 FG, 0-1 3FG), two assists, one rebound. 

Baylor Scheierman, G, Soph., Aurora;

40 minutes, 18 points (7-17 FG, 3-8 3FG), 10 rebounds, three assists

David Wingett, F, Soph., Winnnebago

DNP in a 66-57 loss to No. 4 Providence. 

No. 3 Wisconsin

Chucky Hepburn, G, Fr., Bellevue West

33 minutes, 8 points (3-6 FG, 1-3 3 FG), six rebounds, five assists, one steal in a 67-60 win over No. 14 Colgate.

Coaches/Coaching Staff

Colorado State

Brian Cooley, Assistant Coach, Papillion-La Vista


Noah Dartman, Video Coordinator, Millard South

Texas A&M Corpus Christi

Kevin Jewell, Video Coordinator, Elkhorn Mount Michael


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