Pacific Travels To Western Michigan For Final Ramada Worldwide BracketBusters Game

Stockton, Calif. - The Pacific men's basketball team will travel to Western Michigan on Saturday, Feb. 23 in a Ramada Worldwide BracketBusters matchup. The tipoff time for the game in Kalamazoo, Mich. is 10:00 a.m. (PST).

Pacific enters this week 13-8 overall, 7-2 in the Big West Conference. The Broncos are 14-7 overall and 7-1 in the Mid-American Conference. The Tigers hold a 3-1 series lead, including a 77-75 win in Kalamazoo on Dec. 6, 1969. Pacific won the last meeting between the two teams, 90-76 on Nov. 10, 2007 at the World Vision Invitational hosted by Oregon.

This year marks the ninth consecutive appearance in the Ramada Worldwide BracketBusters event for Pacific. The event will be discontinued after this season.

Big West teams in the Ramada Worldwide BracketBusters event:

Friday, February 22
Stephen F. Austin at Long Beach State • 9 p.m. • ESPNU

Saturday, February 23
Pacific at Western Michigan, TBD, ESPN3
Loyola Marymount at Cal Poly        
Northern Colorado at UC Davis        
Sacramento State at UC Santa Barbara        
Northern Arizona at Hawai'i
Cal State Fullerton at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
Cal State Northridge at Southern Utah
UC Irvine at Texas-Arlington
UC Riverside at Portland State

Pacific's Ramada BracketBusters 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.)
Feb. 20, 2010 - New Mexico State 84, Pacific 78 (Spanos Center)
Feb. 19, 2011 - Oral Roberts 79, Pacific 63 (Tulsa, Okla.)
Feb. 18, 2012 - Pacific 66, Idaho State 64 (OT) (Spanos Center)