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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 LiAnn McCarthy and Jenny Nash scored 10 apiece.
The teams are participating in the Maggie Dixon Classic, named for the former DePaul assistant coach who went on to lead Army to its first NCAA tournament bid in 2006. She died later that year at the age of 28.
On Saturday, DePaul will play Dayton, a 93-59 winner over MVSU in Friday's first game.
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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...
The Blue Demons take on the Highlanders of Cal-Riverside in the season opener for both teams at McGrath-Phillips Arena on Friday night.
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.
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.