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Blue Demons Play for the Maggie Dixon Classic Championship on Saturday

Nov. 10, 2012

DePaul vs. Dayton | 7 p.m.

Game Notes: Dayton Get Acrobat Reader
Online Audio/Video: BlueTube
Live Stats: GameTracker

CHICAGO – Following Friday’s win, the No. 25 DePaul women’s basketball team returns to the court at 7 p.m. on Saturday to tangle with Dayton in the Maggie Dixon Classic Championship at McGrath-Phillips Arena.  

Saturday’s championship game is available on DePaul’s BlueTube with Cami Padilla calling the action courtside.  Gametracker is also available while in-game scoring and notes can be followed at www.twiter.com/depaulwbbsid.

The Blue Demons (1-0) reached Saturday’s championship game behind a balanced attack that saw three players—Brittany Hrynko (18), Anna Martin (14) and Katherine Harry (11) reach double-figures in their 87-57 win over Nicholls State on Friday.  

A signature of DePaul’s offense – the ability to find the open player -- was showcased at its finest with Chanise Jenkins, Martin and Hrynko combining for 17 of the Blue Demon’s 22 assists.

Dayton (1-0) advanced to the championship game with its 93-59 victory over Mississippi Valley State.  Led by Ally Malott’s 19 points, the Flyers saw five players reach double figures.

Saturday’s game marks the first time since the 1994-95 season that DePaul and Dayton have squared off.  The Flyers lead the all-time series 9-7 while DePaul has won the last three series meetings.

Mississippi Valley State and Nicholls State play in the consolation game of the Maggie Dixon Classic at 5 p.m.

Following Saturday’s game, DePaul hosts Howard (Nov. 17) and Yale (Nov. 19) before heading to the US Virgin Islands for three games, Nov. 22-24.