Griz Part of BracketBuster
The University of Montana Grizzlies will get some national attention in a couple of weeks. The University of Montana has been selected to play in one of 11 televised games during ESPN's BracketBuster weekend Feb. 18-19. The Grizzlies, who have won six straight and lead the Big Sky Conference with an 8-1 mark, will travel to Long Beach State for a game on Feb. 19 at 9 p.m. Mountain. The game will be televised on ESPN2.
Montana coach Wayne Tinkle says the game will bring his team good exposure, but also requires them to play a quality opponent as the conference race is winding down. Long Beach State leads the Big West Conference with an 8-2 mark.
All nine Big Sky Conference teams are among 114-teams BracketBuster field. Montana State is hosting Idaho. The date and time has not been announced.
Story from Associated Press
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