It doesn't get any bigger than this in the regular season: sixth-ranked Eastern at No. 2 Montana State. But to win the big ones, you have to sweat the small stuff, the Eastern players and coaches said Tuesday. ...We'll see what MSU coach Ash says this morning in the coaches' conference call later this morning. Look for that story tomorrow, and don't forget about or live chat Thursday noon. The other side is taking this one seriously too. ... A big problem for the Bobcats: turnovers, as this story in the Billings Gazette shows. ...Montana's goals are more modest: win two straight games.
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