Dan Muller's Redbirds will travel to Utah State in the BracketBusters matchup. (Photo By B Corbin/WJBC)
By Paul Morello
The Illinois State University men's basketball team will make their way to Logan, Utah to face the Utah State Aggies in the 2013 ESPN Ramada Worldwide Bracketbusters.
The game is set for Saturday, Feb. 23 at 8 p.m. on WJBC.
Utah State, a member of the Western Athletic Conference, is 16-5 overall and 7-4 in the WAC. The Aggies picked up two road wins over the weekend, at Idaho and at Seattle.
Utah State was picked to finish first in the WAC by the conference's media, and second in the coaches poll. The Aggies have been in the NCAA Tournament three of the last four years.
The two teams have met five times previously, with Illinois State holding a 3-2 edge. The most recent matchup was on March 19, 2008 in the first round of the NIT in Normal, with ISU winning 61-57.