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Baylor vs. St. John’s and DePaul vs. Tennessee to battle in Maggie Dixon Classic

Published on December 11, 2011



maggie_dixonMaggie Dixon Classic, 11 a.m. ET
No. 1 Baylor vs. St. John’s
No. 20 DePaul vs. No. 7 Tennessee
December 11, 2011 at Madison Square Garden (9,585)

Top teams square off today to honor the memory of former Army coach Margaret Mary “Maggie” Dixon (May 9, 1977 – April 6, 2006) in a double-header at Madison Square Garden. In Dixon’s first year, she led Army to their first-ever NCAA appearance. They lost in the first round to Tennessee. She died on April 6 of an arrhythmic episode of the heart. She is buried at the West Point Cemetery, a distinction usually reserved for high-ranking officials.

Baylor preview

St. John’s preview

DePaul preview

Tennessee preview

Dishin & Swishin Podcast December 8, 2011: Jimmy V & Maggie Dixon with ESPN’s Carol Stiff




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