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MSU’s 15-point first half dooms Eastern’s postseason


The Eastern Eagles' basketball season is over, what with Montana State getting pounded at Idaho State (the Associated Press story is on the full story link below).

You can also read Dave Trimmer's opinion on his blog.

Maybe there is such a thing as karma. The Eagles suffered a bad home loss to the Bobcats early on, and that loss ended up being the difference in their season.

But I don't believe we've seen the last of Rodney Stuckey. If he declares, doesn't sign with an agent and finds out where he really stands in the NBA draft, he should be back. And, if he does return, he should be motivated to play with a fire and desire next year because it could mean millions upon millions of dollars for the young man.

Click on to read the Montana State story. …

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