The Long Beach St. 49ers take their 12-game winning streak to Nebraska, facing the Creighton Bluejays on Saturday night in a BracketBusters game on ESPN2. Here are the relevant details of this college basketball contest:
Records: Long Beach State (19-6, 12-0 in Big West Conference); Creighton (22-5, 12-4 in Missouri Valley Conference)
Rankings: Long Beach State is No. 42 in the RPI, while Creighton is No. 28; In Ken Pomeroy's ratings, Long Beach State is No. 50 and the Blue Jays are No. 33; in the Sagarin ratings, the 49ers are No. 44 and Creighton is No. 23.
Location: CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska
Time: 7 p.m. PST
TV: ESPN2, with Roxy Bernstein and Stephen Bardo on the call
Streaming: ESPN3.com (now Watch ESPN)
Home vs. Road: Long Beach State is 8-5 on the road this season, Creighton is 12-2 at home.
Series History: Long Beach State is 3-1 all-time against Creighton, but they haven't faced one another in 39 years, a 68-51 Long Beach State win on January 20, 1973.
Leading Rebounders: T.J. Robinson, Long Beach State (10.3 rebounds per game); McDermott, Creighton (8.1 rpg)