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BracketBuster field includes Heartland teams


The 11th annual ESPN Ramada Worldwide BracketBusters matchups were announced on Monday and will feature 13 nationally televised games – on ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3. Belmont University, Murray State and Eastern Kentucky are three that will be televised from the Ohio Valley Conference.

EKU will start off the day on ESPNU at Noon Saturday. Murray State (16-5, 7-2 OVC) will be hosting South Dakota State (18-6, 9-2 Summit) 7 p.m. in Murray, Ky. Belmont (19-4, 10-0 OVC) will also host Ohio University (15-6, 6-1 Mid-American Conference) at 9 p.m.

The non-televised --  Southeast Missouri State University (11-13) will battle it out against Ball State University (8-12) at 7 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Show Me Center. Longwood University (3-20) will visit UT Martin (6-16) TBA.

In the Missouri Valley Conference, Southern Illinois University will host Miami University (8-12) of the Mid-American Conference on Feb. 23 at 2:06 p.m.

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