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WATCH: Stirring tribute to Lauren Hill as Mount St. Joseph opens new season

CINCINNATI - NOVEMBER 2: Freshman Lauren Hill of Mount St. Joseph smiles during a game at Xavier University in Cincinnati Ohio at the Cintas Center. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and condition of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: 2014 NBAE (Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

CINCINNATI - NOVEMBER 2: Freshman Lauren Hill of Mount St. Joseph smiles during a game at Xavier University in Cincinnati Ohio at the Cintas Center. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and condition of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: 2014 NBAE (Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lauren Hill's memory was in full force at Cintas Center on Saturday.

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Lauren Hill put Mount St. Joseph on the sports map last year through her inspirational battle against cancer.

The school opened its 2015-16 season on Saturday in Cincinnati at Cintas Center, where Hill made her national mark last year with a basket as the school opened its season.

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Playing Hiram, the ball went into the low block and a Mount St. Joseph player placed it on the floor. The teams gathered around and pointed their fingers toward the sky in tribute to Hill, who passed away in April of this year.

Below are the moment that took place on Saturday and the basket that sent Lauren Hill's battle viral last year.