Boys Basketball State Championship Bests

Updated 9/23/2021

 

Most State Championship Appearances

59, Hastings

57, Lincoln High

55, Creighton Preparatory

50, Norfolk

47, Omaha Central

44, Crete

42, Scottsbluff

42, York

41, Beatrice

41, Fremont

41, Lincoln Northeast

40, Grand Island

40, Sidney

39, Kearney

39, Wahoo

38, Columbus

37, North Platte

37, Omaha Benson

37, Omaha South

36, Seward

35, Lincoln Pius X

33, Schuyler

31, Aurora

31, Grant

31, Minden

31, Sutton

30, Wayne

28, Alliance

28, Falls City

28, Holdrege

27, Gering

27, Hildreth

27, Humphrey St. Francis

27, McCook

27, Ord

26, Boys Town

26, Geneva

26, Hampton

26, Pierce

26, Ravenna

26, Stanton

26, Sterling

26, Syracuse

25, Auburn

25, Papillion-La Vista

25, Lexington

25, Randolph

25, Paxton

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, 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, Creighton Preparatory (2015-Present)

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 Central (2016-2020)

5, Omaha Skutt Catholic (2006-10)

5, Paxton (1993-97)

5, Ralston (2006-10)

5, Ravenna (2008-12)

5, Riverside (2015-2019)

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, Falls City Sacred Heart

11, Wahoo

10, Omaha Central

8, Beatrice

8, Ravenna

7, Boys Town

7, Grant

7, Hastings St. Cecilia

7, Humphrey St. Francis

7, Millard South/Millard

7, Lincoln Pius X

6, Bishop Neumann

6, Filley

6, Gretna

6, Hampton

6, Hildreth

6, Sterling

6, Omaha South

5, Bellevue West

5, Geneva

5, Howells

5, Minden

5, Omaha Holy Name

5, St. Paul

4, Adams

4, Archbishop Bergan

4, Beaver Crossing

4, Chester

4, Clearwater

4, Goehner

4, Grand Island

4, Lincoln Christian

4, Mead

4, Norris

4, Omaha Skutt Catholic

4, Omaha Tech

4, Sutton

4, Syracuse

  

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

20, Omaha Central, 1912-1914-1915-1917-1918-1924-1958-1967-1968-1969-1974-1975-2006-2007-2008-2010-2011-2012-2013-2019

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

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

14, Humphrey St. Francis, 1941-1943-1946-1988-1990-1992-1994-2005-2006-2008-2009-2015-2016-2020

13, Falls City Sacred Heart, 1947-1974-1988-1989-1990-1991-1999-2001-2004-2008-2018-2020-2021

12, Beatrice, 1911-1916-1924-1959-1998-2001-2005-2007-2008-2009-2014-2021

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, Bellevue West, 1991-1999-2000-2004-2005-2006-2007-2014-2018-2020-2021

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

11, Omaha South, 1911-1912-1937-1944-1959-1960-1990-2012-2015-2016-2019

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

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, 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

 

 

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