PHOENIX (March 29) – Nebraska’s Keisei Tominaga has been selected to the Hanes Men’s 3-Point Championship roster for the 35th annual State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix on Thursday, April 4. Tominaga is one of eight players that will participate in the 3-point competition, which will air live on ESPN at 8 p.m. (central).

Tominaga is the first Husker men’s basketball player to compete in the event since it began in 1989, as he will compete in the 3-point contest. The 6-foot-2 guard has been one of the most prolific 3-point shooters in program history, as he finished his three-year career in seventh place seventh on NU’s career chart with 178.

He comes off his best season in 2023-24, averaging 15.1 points per game while posting career highs in nearly every offensive category en route to second-team All-Big Ten honors. His 76 3-pointers ranks eighth on NU’s single-season chart while he was sixth in the Big Ten in 3-pointers per game. Tominaga comes off his eighth 20-point game of the year by scoring 21 points, including five 3-pointers in the Huskers’ NCAA Tournament game against Texas A&M.

Nebraska Head Coach Fred Hoiberg was a participant in the 1995 event.

The State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships invites 24 of the nation’s elite men’s and women’s college basketball players to compete for slam dunk and 3-point shooting bragging rights. The night features the King’s Hawaiian Slam Dunk Championship, the Hanes Men’s 3-Point Championship, the Hanes Women’s 3-Point Shooting Championship and the Dave’s Hot Chicken Hot Shot Challenge. The winners of the Hanes Men’s and Women’s 3-Point Championships will then compete in the Skechers Battle of the Champions.

Since the event’s inception, several of the top players in college basketball have competed in the State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships before moving on to the professional ranks, including Gary Payton, Steve Nash, Jason Terry, Kyle Korver, Bobby Hurley, Michael Finley, Allan Houston, Wesley Matthews, Denzel Valentine, Yogi Ferrell, Cappie Pondexter, Katie Gearlds, Kristi Toliver, Odyssey Sims, Tiffany Hayes, Tiffany Mitchell, Ariel Atkins and Rhyne Howard.

Tickets for the event start at just $15 and can be purchased by visiting Discounted rates are available for groups of 10 or more, which can also be secured by visiting the event’s website.

A complete roster of participants in the 2024 State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships will be released in the days leading up to the event. For more information, visit, follow us on Twitter (@CollegeSLAM) and Instagram (@College_Slam).