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Baird Holm LLP and Burlington Capital Group invite you to breakfast with four basketball experts who’ll predict the teams that will and won’t make it through this year’s bracket.

Proceeds from this year’s event will support the Omaha Sports Commission’s work to make Omaha one of the premier sports communities in the United States by recruiting and promoting outstanding amateur sporting events. Upcoming events include: the U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Swimming (2016); and the Federation Equestre Internationale World Cup Jumping and World Cup Dressage Finals (2017).


Our panel will break down each Region, provide their upset specials and answer your questions about the big tourney.

  • Kevin Kugler (moderator)
    An eight-time Nebraska Sportscaster of the Year, Kevin is the lead college basketball voice for Westwood One and a play-by-play man for the Big Ten Network college football.
  • Nick Bahe
    Creighton Bluejay basketball player (2006-2007), host of 1620 The Zone’s Game Time with Nick Bahe, color voice of the Creighton Basketball team, and Fox Sports 1 College Basketball Analyst.
  • John Higgins
    As one of the most recognized referees in college basketball today, this Kearney State basketball star has worked 21 NCAA tournaments, six Final Fours and one national championship.
  • Dave Hoppen
    All-time leading scorer at UNL and named All Big Eight first team for three years. Dave later played professionally in the NBA for the Golden State Warriors, Charlotte Hornets and Philadelphia 76’ers. Today, he is the owner of Cornerstone Financial Group, LLC.

Monday, March 14, 2016
7:00-9:00 a.m.

Omaha Marriott Hotel
10220 Regency Circle

Ticket Pricing:
Individual tickets: $100
Table for 10: $1,000
Courtside patron table: $2,500

For questions, please call or email Amy at 402-916-9444 or



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