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Big Sky co-champs meet again in FCS quarterfinals

League rivals meet because geography, money rules brackets


Last updated 12/6/2018 at 5:53pm

Used to be that the Football Championship Subdivision playoff committee sent all kinds of teams to Cheney that you had to Google to know where they were from.

Southeast Missouri, Wagner and Jacksonville State come to mind.

Now, in an effort to cut costs, they bracket as many teams as possible by geography. Thus, next up for Eastern Washington in the quarterfinals is UC Davis who wound up in a three-way tie for the 2018 Big Sky title.

“We won’t take anything for granted and we’ll prepare as if this is a new team with players we don’t know,” Eastern head coach Aaron Best said. “W...

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