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MSG honors women's basketball anniversary

NEW YORK (AP) Madison Square Garden will honor the first women's basketball game played at the arena 40 years ago with a rematch between Queens College and Immaculata as part of the Maggie Dixon Classic on Jan. 4. Immaculata won the inaugural women's game 65-61 in front of 12,000 fans on Feb. 22, 1975. St. John's will face two-time defending champion Connecticut in the...
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DePaul Women Take Maggie Dixon Classic Title

CHICAGO- DePaul's Brittany Hrynko played well in the Blue Demons' two exhibition games and in the first round of the Maggie Dixon Classic. But observers probably could not help wondering when Hrynko would explode. Those observers, and the Duquesne Dukes, got their answer Saturday night.
November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Lady Vols' Warlick wins Maggie Dixon award

Tennessee's Holly Warlick is the winner of the Maggie Dixon Division I Rookie Coach of the Year award after leading the Lady Vols to a regional final this season. Warlick coached Tennessee to a 27-8 record and a Southeastern Conference regular-season title this season after spending 27 seasons as an assistant on Pat Summitt's staff. Summitt, who led Tennessee to eight national...
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April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Iowa 86, No. 20 Texas 63

Melissa Dixon scored 23 points to lead Iowa to an 86-63 upset of No. 20 Texas on Friday night in the first round of the Maggie Dixon Surf N Slam Classic. Dixon was 5 of 10 from 3-point range. Jaime Printy scored 21 points, and Morgan Johnson had 20. Bethany Doolittle added 10 points for Iowa (10-3). Samantha Logic had 15 rebounds and 14 assists, setting an Iowa school record for...
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December 29, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 4 Duke 60, St. John's 42

Elizabeth Williams had 16 points and five blocks to help No. 4 Duke beat St. John's 60-42 on Sunday in the seventh annual Maggie Dixon Classic. Haley Peters added 11 points for the Blue Devils (8-0), who are off for the next week for exams. The two teams met last season in the NCAA tournament regional semifinals and the Blue Devils routed the Red Storm 74-47. Nadirah McKenith...
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December 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Dayton Tops DePaul in Maggie Dixon Final

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.
November 11, 2012  |  Discuss

DePaul Women Advance to Maggie Dixon Final

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.
November 10, 2012  |  Discuss

DePaul Trio Captures Maggie Dixon Classic

CHICAGO- On Friday night it was three pointers for DePaul. On Saturday night it was three players. Senior, junior, freshman- they all played big.
November 13, 2011  |  Discuss

DePaul Game Day: Women seek Maggie Dixon title

DePaul's nationally-ranked women seek a 2-0 start and their 21 straight win at McGrath-Phillips Arena as they host Samford in Saturday's Maggie Dixon Classic championship game.
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November 12, 2011  |  Discuss
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