OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — No. 13 Creighton will host Long Beach State in the BracketBuster on Feb. 18.

The Bluejays and 49ers will tip off at 9 p.m. CST. It will be the fifth meeting between the schools and first since 1973.

The BracketBuster is showcase for mid-majors, with many of the games televised on ESPN channels.

Creighton (20-2) has won 10 straight games and is in first place in the Missouri Valley Conference with a 10-1 record.

Long Beach State (16-6) has won its last nine games and leads the Big West Conference with a 9-0 mark.

As part of the BracketBusters contract, Creighton will play at Long Beach State in 2013-14.


Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.


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