Feb. 3, 2003
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -
UC Santa Barbara will host the University of Detroit on Saturday, February 22 as part of the first Bracket Buster Saturday, it was announced Sunday.
The Gauchos, 9-10 overall and 6-3 in the Big West Conference, are one of 18 mid-major teams taking part in Bracket Buster Saturday. The UCSB-Detroit game will tip-off at 8:00 p.m. (PST) and will be part of ESPN's Fullcourt pay-per-view package.
Detroit is currently 11-8 overall and they have a four-game winning streak. The Gauchos and Titans played in the first round of the Cable Car Classic in Santa Clara last year with UCSB winning, 86-59.