Men's Basketball to host Miami University in 2013 ESPN Bracketbusters

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    Feb. 4, 2013

    CARBONDALE, Ill. - Southern Illinois will host Miami University of the Mid-American Conference in this year's BracketBuster event on Feb. 23. Tip-off is scheduled for 2:05 p.m.

    The Redhawks are 8-12 overall and 3-5 in the MAC this season under first-year head coach John Cooper, who is a Missouri Valley Conference alum, having led the Wichita State in scoring and rebounding in 1990 and 1991.

    The teams have met only once before, with Miami winning in Carbondale in 1956.

    Southern Illinois is 7-3 all-time in the BracketBusters event. The Salukis posted wins over Milwaukee (2003), Hawaii (2004), at Kent State (2005), at Butler (2007), Nevada (2008), Western Michigan (2010) and Green Bay (2011). The only losses were to Louisiana Tech (2006), at UIC (2009) and at Ball State (2012).



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