Dixon mourned by 1,200 at funeral
LOS ANGELES -- Basketball coach Maggie Dixon, who suddenly died last week at 28 after leading Army's women's team to its first NCAA Tournament berth, was mourned Tuesday by her cadet squad, former teammates and brother, Pittsburgh men's coach Jamie Dixon.
"She made reality out of our once-intangible dreams," Army forward Ashley Magnani told 1,200 mourners attending the funeral at St. Charles Borromeo Roman Catholic Church in her childhood parish.
"Coach Dixon, our angel, we ...
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Maggie Dixon Biography
• In first season at Army, led team to first NCAA Tournament
• Army was 20-11 in 2005-06; first 20-win season since 1990-91
• Army won first Patriot League Conference Tournament championship in 2005-06
• Named seventh coach of Army women's basketball in 2005
• Spent previous five seasons as an assistant coach at DePaul (2001-05)
• Four-year letter-winner and 1999 graduate of San Diego
• Brother is Pittsburgh men's coach Jamie Dixon
• Obituary: Maggie Dixon, 28, dies
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• Dixon to be buried at West Point
• Funeral planned in Dixon's hometown
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