2009-10: Terry Broadhurst skated in 42 games for the University of Nebraska-Omaha as a freshman and was named to the CCHA's All-Rookie Team. He scored 13 goals with 11 assists and was minus-two with 10 penalty minutes. Broadhurst scored 7 of his 11 goals on the Mavericks power play. Nebraska-Omaha finished sixth in the CCHA in their final season in the league and won 20 games for the first time since 2005-06.
2010-11: Broadhurst was the fifth-leading scorer for Nebraska-Omaha as a sophomore despite missing nine games due to injury. He scored 11 goals with 19 assists and was plus-10 with 14 penalty minutes in 30 games. Nebraska-Omaha finished third in the WCHA in the first season in their new league. The Mavericks season ended on a down note as they were swept by Bemidji State in the first round of the WCHA tournament and lost to Michigan, 3-2, in overtime in the NCAA West Regional semifinals.
2011-12: Broadhurst made his pro hockey debut – skating in eight games with the Blackhawks AHL affiliate Rockford after signing a two-year entry-level contract with Chicago in March 2012 following his junior season at Nebraska-Omaha. In eight games with the IceHogs he was plus-two with 2 assists. Broadhurst was the second-leading scorer for the Mavericks in his final season of college hockey. He scored 16 goals with 20 assists in 38 games and was plus-two with 6 penalty minutes. Nebraska-Omaha was in the thick of the WCHA race for much of the season but dropped seven of its final eight games – including overtime losses to nationally-ranked Minnesota and Denver.