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UConn to face St. John's in Classic

Updated: July 31, 2014, 4:17 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Defending champion Connecticut will face St. John's in the ninth annual Maggie Dixon Classic on Jan. 4.

The Huskies, who went 40-0 last season en route to a record ninth national title, will be making their fourth appearance in the game at Madison Square Garden. The event honors former Army coach Maggie Dixon, who died in 2006 at the age of 28.

UConn has never lost in its three appearances and beat Ohio State in 2010 to tie the vaunted UCLA men's basketball record 88-game ...

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