The Big Sky is falling, the Big Sky is ... well, two-thirds of its teams in the FCS playoffs, anyway. Last night in Bozeman, the Sam Houston Bearkats throttled Montana State 34-16 to reach the semifinals. Next up for Sam Houston will be Eastern Washington, provided the Eagles can win today's game against Illinois State. While MSU pondered the lost opportunities, the Eagles hope to take continue their mastery of the close game before a sellout crowd at Roos Field. Then again, some fans might hope for an easy win for a change. but where's the fun in that? We'll see you there, and bundle up.
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