January 3, 2013 | Vol. 116 -- No. 37

Challenge of Montana trip faces Eastern men after holiday break

The new year starts with a toughie.

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The Eastern Washington University men’s basketball team plays its first game in nearly two weeks when the Eagles take on the Montana Grizzlies tonight (Jan. 3) at 6:05 p.m. Pacific time at Dahlberg Arena in Missoula. Saturday (Jan. 5), the Eagles are in Bozeman to face Montana State, also at 6:05 p.m.

Eastern hasn’t played since beating Idaho State 57-54 Dec. 22 to even its Big Sky Conference record at 1-1 and improve EWU’s overall mark to 3-9.

Most importantly, the extended break allowed the youthful Eagles to get more practice time.

“We have 12...

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