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Paw Prints: The Daily UConn Huskies Roundup – 1/5/15

Paw Prints is our daily look at the happenings for the UConn Huskies football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball teams as well as the other sports the student-athletes engage in. We will do our best to bring you the links from all of the media that covers the Huskies on a daily basis. Thank you for stopping by and making SOX & Dawgs your home for UConn Huskies news...
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January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Day of remembrance in NYC for Dixon and Richmond coaches

NEW YORK (AP) Maggie Dixon, Ginny Doyle and Natalie Lewis all shared a love for the game. In a sweet coincidence, their lives were celebrated on basketball courts 15 miles apart Sunday in New York City. Fordham honored the memory of Richmond assistant coach Doyle and director of basketball operations Lewis, who died in a balloon accident this past May when the Rams hosted the Spiders...
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January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Tuck Leads UConn Women Past St. John’s, 70-54

It’s a trip that UConn Huskies women’s basketball head coach Geno Auriemma loves to take, a visit to New York City. It’s a chance to take the team to a show, get some good Italian food and have overall good team bonding. For him, it’s even more special when it is to play in the Maggie Dixon Classic at Madison Square Garden, honoring the late Army coach Maggie Dixon, who died...
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January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Stewart, Tuck lead No. 2 UConn to 70-54 win over St. John's

NEW YORK (AP) Breanna Stewart had 18 points, 11 rebounds and six blocks to lead No. 2 UConn to a 70-54 win over St. John's on Sunday at the Maggie Dixon Classic. Morgan Tuck led the Huskies (12-1) with 23 points while Moriah Jefferson added 16. UConn led by seven at the half before Tuck fueled a 13-2 run, scoring 11 straight points. Her 3-pointer made it 51-33 with 16:09 left in...
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January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Paw Prints: The Daily UConn Huskies Roundup – 1/4/15

Paw Prints is our daily look at the happenings for the UConn Huskies football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball teams as well as the other sports the student-athletes engage in. We will do our best to bring you the links from all of the media that covers the Huskies on a daily basis. Thank you for stopping by and making SOX & Dawgs your home for UConn Huskies news...
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January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Maggie Dixon Classic honors history of women's hoops at MSG

NEW YORK (AP) Geno Auriemma fondly remembers one of his first trips to Madison Square Garden when he was an assistant at Saint Joseph's. He was given $20 to take the train to New York from Philadelphia and scout Immaculata and Queens College. The two schools were the powers in women's basketball at the time. Only a few years earlier, those two schools played in the first women's...
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January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 18 DePaul puts away New Mexico 97-59

CHICAGO (AP) Brittany Hrynko scored 19 points and Megan Rogowski had 17 as No. 18 DePaul put away New Mexico 97-59 Sunday in the final game of the Blue Demons' season-opening tournament, the Maggie Dixon Classic. Jessica January finished with 15 points and Megan Podkowa added 13, giving DePaul four starters in double figures. Chanise Jenkins had six points and dished out six assists...
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Walker helps No. 5 Texas A&M hold off UTPA 63-61

CHICAGO (AP) Courtney Walker scored 17 points while Taylor Cooper added 11 to help No. 5 Texas A&M escape Texas-Pan American's upset bid with a 63-61 victory on Sunday. Jordan Jones added 10 points while Achiri Ade had 16 rebounds for the Aggies (3-0), who won the four-team Maggie Dixon Classic championship at DePaul. T'ondria Nolen paced Texas-Pan American (1-2) with 14 points...
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 18 DePaul beats Texas-Pan American 93-70

CHICAGO (AP) No. 18 DePaul bounced back from a loss to No. 5 Texas A&M Friday to knock off Texas-Pan American 93-70 Saturday in the second round of the Blue Devils' season-opening tournament, the Maggie Dixon Classic. Megan Podkowa scored 20 points to lead DePaul after going scoreless Friday. The Blue Demons sought payback against Texas A&M, which knocked them out of the...
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November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Walker leads No. 5 Texas A&M over New Mexico

CHICAGO (AP) Courtney Walker scored 20 points to help No. 5 Texas A&M beat New Mexico 66-52 in the second round of the Maggie Dixon Classic on Saturday. The junior guard topped the Aggies (2-0) for the second straight game. Bryce Owens scored 15 points while Khadijah Schumpert had 13 for the Lobos (0-2). Texas A&M led early and throughout most of the opening half as Walker...
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November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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 second game...
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September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

New Big East gives other women's teams a chance

With the New Year, a new chance for Big East teams to win the conference title without Connecticut. There's a feeling of hopefulness among the 10 coaches in the newly configured Big East as conference play gets underway. In the previous 25 years, only three current members have won the Big East tournament - the last coming in 2003 when Villanova upset Connecticut. It's been 17...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Stewart helps No. 1 UConn women rout Cal 80-47

Geno Auriemma has coached some of women's basketball's best players at UConn and few have impressed him like Breanna Stewart. The sensational sophomore matched her career high with 29 points to lift No. 1 Connecticut to an 80-47 rout of No. 21 California on Sunday in the Maggie Dixon Classic at Madison Square Garden. ''We never had anyone like her,'' Auriemma said of his young...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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