Hawks-Bulls to play preseason game in Omaha

Kyle Korver versus Doug McDermott. The Creighton University products will face off in an NBA preseason game in their collegiate home.

The Hawks will play the Bulls in a preseason game in Omaha on Oct. 20 at 8 p.m. (ET). The Bulls released their preseason schedule on Thursday. The exhibition game will be played at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha.

Korver led Creighton in scoring as a senior in 2002-03 with 17.8 points per game. He set school records with 129 3-pointers that season. He went on to be a second-round pick (No. 51) of the Nets and traded to the 76ers on draft night in 2003. The 13-year veteran will enter his fourth season with the Hawks. McDermott led the nation in scoring with 26.7 points as a senior in 2014 and was a three-time first-team All-American at Creighton. He was a first-round pick (No. 11) of the Bulls.

The Hawks have not announced their preseason schedule. They are also scheduled to play a preseason game at the Grizzlies on Oct. 6, according to the Memphis schedule released this week.

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