The Nebraska City girls' and boys' basketball teams will open tourney play in the Eastern Midlands Conference tournament this week.

The Nebraska City girls' and boys' basketball teams will open tourney play in the Eastern Midlands Conference tournament this week.

Nebraska City, seeded No. 9 in the girls' bracket, will open play at 7 p.m. Monday at No. 8 Plattsmouth. The winner of that game will advance to play at No. 1 seed, Gretna, at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Semifinal action will be Thursday, Jan. 24, with the finals set for Friday, Jan. 25.

The Pioneer boys' basketball team, seeded No. 9, will open play at 7 p.m. Monday at No. 8 seed Elkhorn. The winner of that game will play at No. 1 Elkhorn South at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday. Semifinal action will be Thursday, Jan. 24, with the finals set for Friday, Jan. 25.