By Paul Delaney
Staff Reporter 

Eastern women let sweep of Montana schools slip away


The sweet taste of a huge victory vanished rather quickly.

Eastern Washington’s rare and exciting 58-56 women’s basketball win over Montana last Thursday at Reese Court - and the leg up it gave the Eagles in Big Sky Conference play - was equalized by a dose of reality Saturday afternoon in an equally as disappointing 73-60 loss to Montana State.

The loss ended Eastern’s five-game winning streak and a perfect 3-0 start to the BSC season. The Eagles are now 7-6 overall and 3-1 in the Big Sky with a road trip that begins tonight (Jan. 10) at Northern Arizona (1-2 Big Sky, 2-10) and finis...

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