Team preview: Montana

Blue Ribbon Yearbook previews the 2009-10 season, exclusively on Insider

Updated: October 28, 2009, 2:27 PM ET
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(Information in this team report is as of Oct. 1.)


Wayne Tinkle is starting to establish himself in Missoula. Not that he should have to prove anything. Tinkle was an outstanding player for Montana in the late '80s, and he was a long time assistant at the school before taking over as head coach in 2006.