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Craig Finberg Memorial Tournament Returns

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The University of Montana Western men's basketball team will host the 2nd Annual Western States Craig Finberg Memorial Basketball Tournament on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 29 and 30. [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="160" caption="Craig Finberg"]Finny[/caption] UMW NEWS BUREAU The University of Montana Western men's basketball team will host the 2nd Annual Western States Craig Finberg Memorial Basketball Tournament on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 29 and 30. The tournament honors Montana Western alumni and former Bulldog assistant men’s basketball coach Craig “Finny” Finberg who died of pancreatic cancer on March 20, 2009 at the age of 51. Finberg also taught and coached for Beaverhead County High School. Bulldog basketball men’s head coach Steve Keller said Finberg’s contributions were tremendous. "Finny was a vital part of our program and we want this tourney to honor him and make sure we keep his memory going," Keller said. Four teams, including Montana Western, will play in the tournament. On Friday, Oct. 29, Carroll College will face Dickinson State University at 6 p.m. followed by Montana Western and The College of Idaho at 8 p.m. On Saturday, Oct. 30, Carroll College will play The College of Idaho at 5 p.m. followed by Montana Western and Dickinson State at 7 p.m.