ESPN announced the match-ups for the Bracketbusters. It the annual event allows mid-major teams to leave an open day in the schedule so they can play another mid-major team before the stretch run of the regular season. The hope is that it will give the schools a quality win to help with seeding for the NCAA tournament.
2013 Ramada Worldwide BracketBusters Matchups
Friday, February 22nd
North Dakota State at Akron, 7 p.m. (ESPN2)
Saturday, February 23rd
Pacific at Western Michigan, 2 p.m. (ESPN3)
Ohio at Belmont, 10 p.m. (ESPN2)
Central Michigan at Youngstown State
Kent State at Loyola-Chicago
McNeese State at Toledo
Missouri State at Eastern Michigan
Miami at Southern Illinois
Manhattan at Buffalo
Ball State at Southeast Missouri State
Eastern Illinois at Northern Illinois
Bowling Green at IPFW
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