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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.

No. 25/NR DePaul beat Nicholls State 87-57 Friday night to advance to Saturday's championship game of the Chicago Maggie Dixon Classic. DePaul head coach Doug Bruno gave his team a chalk talk at 4:30 Friday afternoon at a tailgate party under the El in preparation for tonight's game. "I spent time talking about our team," said Bruno. "The only game you coach with the least amount of knowledge...

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