Butler-Davidson Game To Be Broadcast On ESPN

Butler's game at Davidson in the seventh annual ESPNU BracketBusters will be broadcast to a national television audience on ESPN. The feature contest will start at 12 p.m. (ET) on Saturday, Feb. 21.

The Butler-Davidson game is the lone BracketBusters contest being broadcast on ESPN. Six games will be televised on ESPNU and five more will be carried on ESPN2. One game will be broadcast exclusively on ESPN360.com.

Two additional Horizon League teams will be included in the television package. Wright State will host Northeastern at 11 a.m. on Feb. 21, and the game will be broadcast on ESPN2. And the Green Bay at Long Beach State contest, scheduled for 5:30 p.m. (ET), will be televised on ESPNU.

Butler, ranked #15 in this week's Associated Press (A.P.) and ESPN/USA Today national polls, is the highest-ranked team in the BracketBusters competition. Utah State is ranked #17 in this week's polls.

2009 ESPNU BracketBusters Broadcast Schedule
Feb. 20-Illinois State at Niagara, 7 p.m. (ESPN2/ESPN360.com)
Feb. 20-Virginia Commonwealth at Nevada, 9 p.m. (ESPNU)
Feb. 21-Northestern at Wright State, 11 a.m. (ESPN2/ESPN360.com)
Feb. 21-Liberty at Old Dominion, 11 a.m. (ESPNU)
Feb. 21-Butler at Davidson, noon (ESPN/ESPN360.com)
Feb. 21-Buffalo at Vermont, 1 p.m. (ESPN2/ESPN360.com)
Feb. 21-Northern Iowa at Siena, 3 p.m. (ESPN2/ESPN360.com)
Feb. 21-Miami (Ohio) at Evansville, 3:30 p.m. (ESPNU)
Feb. 21-Utah State at Saint Mary's, 5 p.m. (ESPN2/ESPN360.com)
Feb. 21-Green Bay at Long Beach State, 5:30 p.m. (ESPNU)
Feb. 21-Hofstra at Fairfield, 7 p.m. (ESPN360.com)
Feb. 21-Boise State at Portland State, 7:30 p.m. (ESPNU)
Feb. 21-George Mason at Creighton, 9:30 p.m. (ESPNU)
All Times Eastern.