Big Ten Women's All-Star Team Comes From Behind For First Win

Aug. 11, 1999

Bonn, Germany - The Big Ten Women's Basketball All-Star Team overcame a double-digit deficit to defeat Bonn BBC, 83-82, on Tuesday in Bonn, Germany. With the win, the Big Ten All-Stars improve to 1-1.

Minnesota's Moneeke Bowden hit a key three-pointer down the stretch to spark the Big Ten to the victory. Bowden led all scorer's with 16 points and eight rebounds, while Ohio State's Lauren Shenk had 13 and Kelly Komara of Purdue contributed 10 points.

MSU sophomore-to-be Abby Salscheider had another solid outing with five points and three rebounds in 20 minutes of action. In two games, Salscheider is averaging 8.0 points and 3.0 rebounds.

The Big Ten Team will resume play on Thursday, Aug. 12, with a rematch against Bonn BBC.