Team preview: Montana State

Blue Ribbon Illustrated previews the 2003-04 college basketball season, exclusively on Insider.

Updated: November 11, 2003, 9:04 AM ET
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This program is tough to figure out. On the heels of a 20-win season in 2001-2002, and a 16-win season the year before that, MSU stumbled to an 11-16 mark last year and was second to last in the Big Sky.

That was puzzling, considering two years ago the Bobcats went down to Utah State-a tough place to play-and won in the first round of the NIT. They parlayed that momentum to just 11 wins last year.