Eastern women get less time to prepare for Big Sky basketball grind
New additions to conference mean non-conference schedule gets trimmed for 2012-13
By PAUL DELANEY
The 2012-13 Eastern Washington University women's basketball schedule appears to have a slightly more slimming, lighter look to it – at least on the non-conference side.
With the addition of North Dakota and Southern Utah as new members to the Big Sky Conference, Eastern's league schedule had to expand and the warm-up games had to shrink.
The schedule, released Sept. 6, includes 20 games against BSC teams and nine more non-league contests. There's also a Nov. 4 “exhibition”...