The Argonauts’ season is complete as they did not receive one of the five at-large berths into the NCAA South Region Tournament. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The UWF women’s basketball team was behind by as many as 15 points but fought back to within a basket before ultimately falling to top-seeded Union, 66-54, in the championship game of the Gulf South Conference Tournament, presented by VisitSpaceCoast.com at the Pete Hanna Center on Sunday. Print Friendly Version Junior Halee Nieman put the Argonauts on her back, finishing with game highs of 23 points and nine rebounds. She had 18 with 13-of-14 at the free throw line in the second half alone. Senior Shaniqua Magee added 14 points and seven rebounds. But Jada Perkins and Tiffany Rechis hit 3-pointers and Kyvin Goodin-Rogers had a layup to put the Lady Bulldogs up by 11. The Argos never got closer than seven the rest of the game. Full Schedule Roster Nieman was named to the All-Tournament Team as the lone Argonaut selected. Union (28-3) was led by Perkins’ 12 points and 10 from tournament Most Outstanding Player Chelsey Shumpert, who left the game late in the first half after appearing to bump knees with another player. The Argonauts couldn’t get the offense going early, falling behind 13-1 before a AnnaLea Little 3-pointer at the buzzer put the Lady Bulldogs up 23-10 after the first quarter. The margin extended to 33-13 midway through the second, and after trimming it to 10, Emily Beard beat the buzzer to put Union ahead 36-23 at the break. UWF (18-12) shot 26 percent from the floor but was very efficient at the foul line, making 22-of-27 for 82 percent. Union led 46-32 with 2:25 to play in the third when UWF put together its biggest run of the day. The Argos closed the period on an 8-0 run and added a 3-point play from Belle Bistrow near the start of the fourth to get within 46-43. UWF followed a pair of Union free throws with a Magee jumper with 7:38 left.