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SUNDAY, DEC. 12, 2010

EWU's Jones out with broken foot 

Eastern Washington's No. 1-ranked football team will be without the services of all-American running back Taiwan Jones for Friday night's FCS semifinal playoff matchup against visiting Villanova.According to EWU's head athletic trainer Brian Norton, x-rays taken on Sunday showed that Jones suffered a fracture to…

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EWU to host Villanova on Friday

Top-ranked and fifth-seeded Eastern Washington will entertain defending national champion Villanova in the semifinals of the FCS playoffs at Roos Field on Friday. Kickoff is set for 5 p.m., with the game being televised on ESPN2.You can get more details here.

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Looking back on Eags' stirring playoff win 

There were far too many big plays and outstanding individual performances during Eastern Washington's 38-31 overtime FCS playoff win over North Dakota State to fit into Sunday's S-R, so I've cobbled together some additional post-game quotes and links to related stories below.Read on. But before…

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