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Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:07 pm

Wow....that's pretty darn cool. I'll get it updated on the schedule.
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Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:11 pm

Montana will have home games with Northern Iowa on Sept 1 and with Drake on Sept 8. Then they will be in Macomb on Sept 15.
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Thu Nov 16, 2017 12:20 am

why?

AHHHH, recruiting, Montana is a HUGE brand but only people that went there or played there would know that.


Trying to grab a little (or a lot) of MVFC recruit pipeline.
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wiu712 wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:51 pm
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Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:38 pm
Saw on AGS that we are playing both Montana and Montana State next year. Hopefully one of those are at home.
We will be playing Montana at home in 2018 on Sept 15.

Montana State is saying that we will be playing out there on August 30, 2018.
Man I hate that we don't open at home on Thursdays anymore.
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Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:18 am

RedNeck wrote:why?

AHHHH, recruiting, Montana is a HUGE brand but only people that went there or played there would know that.


Trying to grab a little (or a lot) of MVFC recruit pipeline.
That might be some of it, but really I think it has more to do with the MVFC/Big Sky scheduling agreement. It helps both conferences by giving us quality opponents OOC. That ups our SoS and probably better prepares our guys for playing in the conference.

I still wouldn't mind a DI cupcake every now and then though.


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Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:17 pm

Ok, thats right. The MVFC-Big Sky challenge. I'm getting dementia :lol:
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Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:44 am

Just noticed that UNI has nearly the same OOC schedule we do...

They play two top-half Big Sky teams, one away, one home. And they play their local U of I.
For them, it's @Montana, vs Southern Utah, and @Iowa
For us, it's vs Montana, @Montana State, and @Illinois

Ours is easier though...actually, according to the current Sagarin rankings, we're favored over all of our OOC opponents...yes even Illinois.
That could change next year, but I think we still will have a good shot if we play well.
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Wed Dec 06, 2017 11:41 pm

I've always wanted to live in Montana, so I'm pumped to go to the WIU-Montana game. I'm trying to convince my wife to go to the Bobcats game as family vacation haha. Not sure it's going to happen but hopefully.
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Mon Dec 18, 2017 1:04 pm

One could take in some sight seeing of the Badlands and the Black Hills on the way driving to Bozeman MT. Also Yellowstone National Park is in very close proximity to Bozeman. Could be a fun family vacation.
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Mon Dec 18, 2017 2:13 pm

Games I'm thinking of going to that are currently on the schedule:
2018 - @ Illinois, @ Illinois State
2019 - should be @ UNI that year, so probably that. I'd like to get down to North Alabama because I have a few friends down there, but idk if I can make it work.
2020 - @ OK State, got some friends in that area as well...would love to make it down for that
2021 - @ Ball State, maybe @ Montana if I can swing it
2023 - @ Southern Utah...I have an aunt and uncle that have a place in Northern AZ, which isn't too far from there, so that would be fun to do.
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