Pacific Men's Basketball - Tigers To Host New Mexico State In ESPNU BracketBusters Matchup On Feb. 20
Pacific enters this week 14-6 overall, 7-1 in the Big West Conference. The Aggies are 13-8 overall and 6-2 in the Western Athletic Conference. The teams met in the 2006 ESPN BracketBusters event, with the Aggies coming away with an overtime victory.
This year marks the sixth consecutive appearance in the ESPNU BracketBuster event for Pacific.
Other Big West teams in the ESPNU BracketBuster: Southern Illinois Edwardsville at Cal State Fullerton, Drake at Cal State Northridge, Marist at UC Irvine, Youngstown State at UC Riverside, Cal Poly at Hawaii, Long Beach State at Idaho, UC Davis at Boise State and UC Santa Barbara at Fresno State.
Pacific's ESPNU BracketBuster appearances:
Feb. 19, 2005 - Pacific 73, UTEP 66 (Spanos Center)
Feb. 18, 2006 - New Mexico State 79, Pacific 69 (ot) (Spanos Center)
Feb. 17, 2007 - Pacific 78, Montana 77 (at Missoula, Mont.)
Feb. 23, 2008 - Pacific 84, San Jose State 75 (Spanos Center)
Feb. 21, 2009 - San Diego 66, Pacific 60 (San Diego, Calif.)