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Now that I've covered my first two EWU basketball games, it's time to offer more: from here on out I will post interesting EWU and Big Sky news items at least three times a week, and I'll shoot for  a 10 a.m. post each time.

TWEETING MY OWN HORN - Last weekend, I sent 82 Tweet updates on Eastern's games against Weber and NAU, and I will do the same the rest of the season. So, if you can't make the game and want live updates, follow me on Twitter at @srjimallen

POLL TIME - It may be January, but some would say it's always football season. In that spirit, here is our first poll of the season:

Meanwhile, new Weber State coach John L. Smith continues to build his staff for letter-of-intent day and the season beyond.

BIG SKY NOTES - Montana State is down one guard this week as it travels to Weber State Thursday night. Guarding national scoring leader Damian Lillard is tough enough already …In keeping its .500 record intact, Eastern is keeping pace to possibly finish with its first winning record in five seasons. But to keep pace, you have to rest sometimes, so Hayford gave his players two days off after beating NAU on Saturday…

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Jim Meehan (@srjimm) Jim Meehan's coverage areas include Gonzaga University men's basketball, Spokane Shock football, golf and volleyball. He also contributes to the SportsLink Blog.

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