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No. 2 Maroons face conference foes

First year Hannah Ballard drives for the hoop at a home game earlier this week.

Chicago will head east this weekend to play Carnegie Mellon and Case Western after overpowering Marian (WI) at home on Tuesday. Carnegie (6–6, 0–1) and Case (8–4, 1–0) are not powerhouses in the UAA, sitting in last and fourth, respectively. Chicago (12–0, 1–0) is undefeated in the weekend after playing their rivals in the past seven years.

Top-ranked rivals clash at Wash U

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As far as rivalries go, Wash U (10–2) versus Chicago (11–0) is one of the biggest in D-III sports. The Maroons pulled off a 65-62 victory against the highly-ranked Bears on Saturday.

Maroons raid Vikings to remain undefeated

Chicago had one last tune-up Tuesday against the Vikings of Bethany Lutheran (1–9), and despite winning by 21 and leading by as many as 30 points throughout the night, the Maroons are adamant that they have a lot of work to do before heading to St. Louis.

Maroons roll over Fontebonne, Macalester, to win Tip-Off Tournament

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Being one of the best teams in the country can have its downsides. Just ask the Maroons. After decimating a lackluster Fontebonne squad in a 36-point win, Chicago faced a stiff challenge in a MaCalester squad looking to prove that they could compete against the best. For a short while, it seemed that they could.

Chicago kicks off season ranked second nationally

Fourth-year Meghan Herrick defends in a game last season.

Every championship run has to start somewhere. For the Maroons, it begins Friday as they take on Fontbonne as part of the UChicago Tip-off Tournament. Chicago is the only ranked squad in the field, sitting at second in the country, behind last year’s national champions, Amherst.

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Women’s basketball clinches automatic NCAA bid, conference title