Feb. 4, 2013
CONWAY - The Coastal Carolina men's basketball team will travel to Southern Conference member Western Carolina University in the Ramada Worldwide BracketBusters game on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 2 p.m.
The game is Coastal's third overall meeting in the event and seventh meeting against the Catamounts. The Chants hold the all-time series lead at 4-2. The Chants have won three-straight against the Catamounts including their last meeting in 2002. Coastal took down WCU 77-72 on Nov. 22, 2002, in Cullowhee, N.C., to open the 2002-03 season. CCU is 2-1 all-time in Cullowhee. Western's last win over the Chants came on Jan. 22, 1990, in Conway, 85-79.
Coastal is 1-1 in BracketBusters games including an 83-66 victory over Canisius on Feb. 17, 2007, and a 77-71 loss to Tennessee Tech last season. CCU's game with Western will mark the Chants first road game in a BracketBusters event.