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Stony Brook University at St. Louis University 28 November 2003
SLU (2-1) rallied to defeat Stony Brook University (0-3) 71-62 in the opening round of the Coca-Cola Billiken Classic at the Bauman-Eberhardt Center before a very small audience (no reported attendance). The visiting Seawolves appeared to build a comfortable 35-28 halftime lead on numerous Billikens turnovers. However, SLU fought back in the second half, led by senior forward Angie Lewis (22 pts, 11 rebounds) and senior guard Kirsti Holloway (16 pts, 4 rebounds, 4 assists). Also contributing to the victory were sophomore center Lakrisha Brown (6 points and 8 rebounds), senior center Stephanie Solomon (9 points, 5 rebounds), and sophomore guard Shea Kenny (6 pts, 5 rebounds, 5 assists). SLU shot 39% from the field (15% from 3-pt range) and 72% from the charity line. The Seawolves were led by freshman guard Mykeema Ford (13 pts), freshman forward Inbar Orion (12 pts, 7 rebounds, 3 steals), junior guard Stephanie Bartlett (11 pts, 6 rebounds, 4 assists), and freshman forward Jessica Smith (10 pts). SBU shot 42% from the field (36% from 3-pt range) and 73% from the charity line.

SLU senior forward Angie Lewis (50) led all scorers with 22 points (10-20 FG, 2-4 FT) and 11 rebounds in 22 minutes of play. Senior center Stephanie Solomon (53) scored 9 points and collected 5 rebounds and 2 steals.

Billikens senior guard Kirsti Holloway (33) contributed 16 points (5-14 FG, 4-4 FT), 4 rebounds, 4 assists, and 2 steals in 37 minutes of play.

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