Boys Basketball State Championship Bests

Updated 6/15/18

 

Most State Championship Appearances

58, Hastings

57, Creighton Preparatory

57, Lincoln High

50, Norfolk

45, Omaha Central

44, Crete

41, Fremont

41, Lincoln Northeast

41, York

40, Beatrice

40, Grand Island

40, Scottsbluff

40, Sidney

38, Columbus

38, Kearney

37, North Platte

37, Omaha Benson

37, Wahoo

36, Seward

35, Omaha South

33, Lincoln Pius X

33, Schuyler

31, Grant

31, Minden

30, Aurora

29, Sutton

28, Falls City

28, Holdrege

28, Wayne

27, Gering

27, Hildreth

27, McCook

27, Ord

26, Alliance

26, Geneva

26, Hampton

26, Ravenna

26, Stanton

26, Sterling

26, Syracuse

25, Boys Town

25, Papillion-La Vista

25, Lexington

25, Pierce

25, West Point

 

Consecutive State Championship Appearances

21, Hastings (1920-40)

21, Scottsbluff (1920-40)

20, Lincoln High (1911-30)

16, Beatrice (1911-26)

14, Omaha Central (1911-24)

14, Scottsbluff (1943-56)

13, Kearney (1923-35)

12, Hastings (1929-40)

12, Lincoln High (1936-47)

12, Minden (1913-1924)

12, Newman Grove (1913-24)

10, Wahoo (1915-24)

10, Wahoo (1987-96)

9, Crete (1929-37)

9, Fremont (1916-24)

9, Fremont (1933-41)

9, Lincoln Northeast (1946-54)

9, Omaha Northwest (1978-86)

9, Schuyler (1916-24)

8, Creighton Preparatory (1919-26)

8, Hastings (1947-54)

8, Lincoln Jackson (1934-41)

8, Norfolk (1934-41)

7, Creighton Preparatory (2005-11)

7, Ewing (2004-10)

7, Grant (1979-85)

7, Kearney (1929-35)

7, Omaha Central (2002-08)

7, Omaha South, (2011-2017)

7, Scottsbluff (2011-2017)

7, Spencer-Naper (2001-07)

6, Beatrice (2007-12)

6, Bellevue West (2004-09)

6, Creighton Preparatory (1935-40)

6, Creighton Preparatory (1944-49)

6, Crete (1912-17)

6, Grant (1921-27)

6, Guardian Angels Central Catholic (1996-2001)

6, Hastings (1966-71)

6, Lincoln Northeast (1965-70)

6, Lincoln Northeast (1986-91)

6, Lincoln Northeast (1994-99)

6, Lincoln Pius X (1987-92)

6, Lincoln Southeast (2000-05)

6, Norfolk (1926-31)

6, Omaha Holy Name (1955-60)

6, Sterling (1919-24)

5, Beatrice (2001-05)

5, Boys Town (1964-68)

5, Culbertson (1940-44)

5, Ewing (1914-18)

5, Grant (1988-92)

5, Giltner (2009-13)

5, Hartington Cedar Catholic (1991-95)

5, Hartington Cedar Catholic (2009-13)

5, Hastings St. Cecilia (2007-11)

5, High Plains Community (2012-2016)

5, Hildreth (1948-52)

5, Lincoln Bethany (1935-39)

5, Lincoln High (2000-04)

5, Lincoln Northeast (1986-91)

5, Minden (2008-12)

5, Norfolk Catholic (1938-42)

5, North Platte (1949-53)

5, Oakdale (1932-36)

5, Omaha Burke (1984-88)

5, Omaha Skutt Catholic (2006-10)

5, Paxton (1993-97)

5, Ralston (2006-10)

5, Ravenna (2008-12)

5, Schuyler (1966-70)

5, Sterling (1992-96)

5, Sterling (2009-13)

5, Omaha Central (2010-14)

 

Consecutive State Championships

4, Clearwater (1984-87)

4, Falls City Sacred Heart (1988-91)

4, Wahoo (1988-91)

4, Lincoln Northeast (1995-98)

4, Omaha Central (2010-13)

3, Goehner (1927-29)

3, Hardy (1917-19)

3, Lincoln Bethany (1936-38)

3, Omaha Central (2006-08)

3, Hastings St. Cecilia, (2008-10)

 

Most State Championships

15, Lincoln High

13, Creighton Preparatory

12, Lincoln Northeast

11, Wahoo

10, Omaha Central

9, Falls City Sacred Heart

8, Ravenna

7, Beatrice

7, Boys Town

7, Grant

7, Hastings St. Cecilia

7, Humphrey St. Francis

7, Millard South/Millard

6, Bishop Neumann

6, Filley

6, Gretna

6, Hampton

6, Hildreth

6, Lincoln Pius X

6, Sterling

5, Geneva

5, Howells

5, Minden

5, Omaha Holy Name

5, Omaha South

5, St. Paul

4, Adams

4, Archbishop Bergan

4, Beaver Crossing

4, Bellevue West

4, Chester

4, Clearwater

4, Goehner

4, Grand Island

4, Lincoln Christian

4, Mead

4, Norris

4, Omaha Tech

4, Sutton

4, Syracuse

 

Boys State Tourney Makeup

Year-Classes-Teams

1911-1-21

1912-1-26

1913-1-44

1914-1-64

1915-2-70

1916-3-89

1917-3-120

1918-8-118

1919-8-120

1920-11-173

1921-13-202

1922-13-226

1923-15-235

1924-16-248

1925-6-93

1926-22-339

1927-16-252

1928-17-263

1929-8-124

1930-2-32

1931-1-16

1932-35-2-32

1936-41-3-48

1942-4-32

1943-2-16

1944-54-4-32

1955-59-6-24

1960-83-4-32

1984-Present-6-48

 

Most Times In Finals

20, Lincoln High, 1914-1915-1917-1918-1920-1925-1926-1927-1930-1934-1938-1940-1942-1943-1946-1947-1958-1959-1977-2003

19, Lincoln Northeast, 1942-1948-1949-1950-1956-1962-1966-1967-1968-1970-1973-1982-1987-1990-1994-1995-1996-1997-1998

19, Omaha Central, 1912-1914-1915-1917-1918-1924-1958-1967-1968-1969-1974-1975-2006-2007-2008-2010-2011-2012-2013

18, Creighton Preparatory, 1924-1935-1936-1940-1945-1955-1961-1963-1964-1969-1975-1976-1987-1994-2005-2009-2015-2018

15, Wahoo, 1924-1926-1988-1989-1990-1991-1993-1994-1996-1998-2012-2013-2014-2017-2018

13, Humphrey St. Francis, 1941-1943-1946-1988-1990-1992-1994-2005-2006-2008-2009-2015-2016

12, Grant, 1966-1968-1975-1977-1981-1982-1984-1985-1989-1990-1991-1998

12, Hildreth, 1944-1946-1948-1949-1951-1971-1976-1978-1985-1989-1991-1992

12, Lincoln Pius X, 1923-1924-1974-1982-1987-1988-1989-1992-1998-2000-2002-2004

11, Beatrice, 1911-1916-1924-1959-1998-2001-2005-2007-2008-2009-2014

11, Hampton, 1927-1928-1942-1945-1973-1987-1988-1989-1990-1994-2010

11, Falls City Sacred Heart, 1947-1974-1988-1989-1990-1991-1999-2001-2004-2008-2018

10, Minden, 1915-1916-1921-1950-1952-1955-1958-1959-1963-2011

10, Omaha Benson, 1920-1925-1943-1946-1951-1954-1981-1988-1992-1998

10, Omaha Holy Name, 1946-1949-1950-1952-1955-1957-1958-1960-1964-1966

10, Omaha South, 1911-1912-1937-1944-1959-1960-1990-2012-2015-2016

9, Bishop Neumann, 1991-1997-2001-2002-2003-2005-2014-2016-2017

9, Crete, 1916-1922-1927-1931-1932-1934-1969-1972-1975

9, Millard South, 1983-1984-1988-1989-1991-1995 (Millard: 1951-1954-1966)

9, Ravenna, 1918-1921-1922-1927-2005-2006-2009-2010-2012

9, Scottsbluff, 1941-1945-1950-1952-1955-2012-2013-2016-2017

9, Bellevue West, 1991-1999-2000-2004-2005-2006-2007-2014-2018

9, Hastings St. Cecilia, 1958-1959-1969-2008-2009-2010-2015-2016-2018

8, Hastings, 1923-1929-1932-1933-1949-1954-1992-1996

8, Howells, 1922-1973-1974-1977-1978-1983-2003-2011

8, Lincoln Christian, 1988-1991-1993-1995-1996-1999-2004-2011

8, Pleasanton, 1927-1984-1988-1991-1996-1997-2005-2008

8, St. Paul, 1923-1925-1926-1928-1929-1995-1996-1997

8, Sterling, 1969-1975-1987-1993-1994-1995-1996-2009