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Eastern Washington joins Great Alaska Shootout field

Associated Press - August 14, 2007 9:55 PM ET

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Eastern Washington is joining the field for this year's Great Alaska Shootout basketball tournament.

The Eagles replace Liberty University, which pulled out of the tournament that will be held Thanksgiving weekend in Anchorage.

Eastern Washington was 0-3 in its only other appearance in the Alaska tournament in 2005.

Other teams in the men's field include Butler, Michigan, Virginia Tech, Gonzaga, Texas Tech, Western Kentucky and the host, Alaska Anchorage.

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