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University of North Carolina-Charlotte at Saint Louis University 2 January 2000
Saint Louis University (7-5) got Y2Ked by visiting C-USA opponent University of North Carolina-Charlotte (6-6) in front of ~180 fans in the Bauman-Eberhardt Athletic Center. The Billikens fell behind in the first half 24-31 due to poor shooting and lack of free throw activity. Led by strong inside play by Bridget Beckmann and Christan Shelton, SLU was able to cut into the Lady 49ers' lead and eventually tie and then lead the contest. However, with 2.5 seconds remaining in the game and the score tied, UNCC's Tonya Phifer hit a jumper to give the 49ers what proved to be the winning basket. A last-second shot by Billiken Mandy Lueking fell short, as did SLU by a final score of 58-60.

Jameka Jones (25) led the Lady 49ers with 19 points and added 5 rebounds and 3 assists.

SLU's LaKia Jones (30) pulls down one of her 9 rebounds against the 49ers.

Billiken forward Christan Shelton (14) led all scorers with 20 points and added 10 rebounds in just 24 minutes of action.

Inside scoring by SLU junior center Bridget Beckmann (52) contributed to their second half comeback. Defending on the play are UNCC guard Tonya Phifer (21) and center Jennifer Smith (50).

Lady 49er Alicia Abernathy (24) scores a late basket over SLU's Mandy Lueking (12).

Billiken G Mandy Lueking's (12) final attempt to win the game falls short. Seniors Lueking and Wile combined for 7 points, 3 rebounds, and 11 assists, while playing an average of 39 minutes each.

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