SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. - Yes, it's warm down here, and heartwarming for the native Californians on the Eastern football team. Hundreds of family and friends are coming from all directions for today's game against Cal Poly. Here's my preview of the game, focusing on Eastern's defensive preparations for the triple option. The San Luis Obispo Tribune has this story, with a retrospective on last year's 34-17 EWU win. ... Elsewhere, Montana isn't going to look past last-place Weber State, according to the Missoulian.. ...Montana State hosts Southern Utah in a high-stakes game. ... Portland State is looking for its fourth straight win today. ... NAU is on the verge of clinching a playoff spot, and Northern Colorado stands in the way.
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