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The losses linger longer

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The tears streaking down her cheeks as senior Laura Hughes walked off the court last Saturday were unmistakable.

They were the final punctuation mark on last Saturday’s 61-57 Big Sky Conference loss to North Dakota at Reese Court as the Eagle women closed out their home schedule. North Dakota pried away a victory scoring the game’s final seven points.

At stake was the slim possibility that Eastern might be able to win the conference championship they were predicted to capture in preseason polls and host the postseason tournament.

Meanwhile, in freezing cold Grand Forks where the thermom...

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