In the seventh annual ESPNU BracketBusters, the strongest mid-major teams in the country do battle in thirteen televised games. This preview features the premier Saturday games that are televised on ESPN or ESPN2.
Northeastern @ Wright State, ESPN2
In the seventh annual ESPNU BracketBusters, the country's strongest mid-majors do battle in thirteen televised games. Although most of these games are played on ESPNU, a few get big-time exposure on ESPN and ESPN2, a rarity for these publicity starved teams. For some, it might be their only remaining shot to impress America, and have basketball fans keeping them in the back of their mind in March. Here's a complete rundown of the televised games.
Preview & Prediction: By Evan Dorey
Wed, 02/18/2009 - 17:45 — Shawn Siegel
Each week I pose a Question of the Week for you the reader to chew on (masticate if you prefer) and digest..
This Week's Question: Which BracketBusters team will actually bust brackets in March?
Wed, 02/18/2009 - 17:08 — Rob Carpentier
Rob Carpentier's "Seven Day Stretch" is a whirlwind tour around every corner of college basketball nation:
Thu, 02/05/2009 - 22:13 — Joey Whelan
Kenny Hasbrouck – Siena
2 Game Averages: 27 points, 3 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 1.5 steals, 58.8% FG, 46.2% 3P FG
Tue, 02/03/2009 - 01:34 — Press Release
BRISTOL, Conn. -- ESPNU will televise six BracketBusters games, while ESPN360.com, ESPN's customized broadband service, will offer one. ESPN2 will televise five contests and ESPN will have one game. ESPN360.com will also simulcast the ESPN and ESPN2 telecasts. The match-ups are highlighted by #11 Butler against Davidson, both undefeated in conference play, and #22 Utah State against Saint Mary's, a 2008 NCAA Tournament participant that has been among the nation's top 25 teams this season as recently as last week.
2009 ESPNU BracketBusters Pairings
Wed, 01/21/2009 - 16:58 — Joey Whelan
Mid-Major Player of the Week
Jamal Barney – Loyola (MD)