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Amber Deane scored 27 points to lead Dayton to a 92-80 victory over No. 25 DePaul in the championship game of the Maggie Dixon Classic Saturday night.
Three other players scored in double figures for the Flyers (2-0). Olivia Applewhite scored 13 points, Sam Mackay scored 12 and Ally Malott had 10 points and 10 rebounds for Dayton, which shot 51 percent from the field. The Flyers led 48-35 at halftime.
Jasmine Penny led the Blue Demons (1-1) with 20 points. Katherine Harry had 18 points and 13 rebounds for DePaul, and Anna Martin had 13 points and nine assists.
Dayton defeated Mississippi Valley State 93-59 on Friday to reach the title game while DePaul beat Nicholls State 87-57.
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Brittany Hrynko scored 18 points to lead No. 25 DePaul to an 87-57 victory over Nicholls State Friday night in the Blue Demons' season opener.
Anna Martin had 14 points and seven assists for DePaul. Katherine Harry had 11 points and nine rebounds, while Megan Podkowa added nine points and nine rebounds.
KK Babin led the Lady Colonels with 15 points. Alisha Allen scored 12 and...
CHICAGO- The Maggie Dixon Classic women's basketball tournament at McGrath-Phillips Arena featuring DePaul, Dayton, Mississippi Valley State, and Nicholls State this Friday and Saturday involved basketball games, but it also involved a tribute and a remembrance.
CHICAGO- DePaul University fielded a football team from 1907-1938. The team's game in 1928 versus Loyola University drew 80,000 fans to Soldier Field. And while it is not known if there was tailgating at that game, there was tailgating outside McGrath-Phillips Arena Friday afternoon for DePaul's women's basketball team.
It was the Big East over the Big West at McGrath-Phillips Arena on Friday night as the DePaul Blue Demons pressured their way past the UC Riverside Highlanders to earn a 91-59 victory.