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XAVIER (LA) GOLD RUSH WIN FOUR OF FIVE VERSUS NCAA DIVISION ONE

XAVIERLANEW ORLEANS — For the fourth time in its last five attempts, Xavier University of Louisiana has defeated the University of New Orleans in men’s tennis.
      Tushar Mandlekar and Karan Salwan won in doubles and singles, and Antoine Richard and Moses Micheal saved the doubles point in the Gold Rush’s 4-3 victory at UNO Monday.
     XULA (11-5), ranked second in the NAIA, snapped a 2-dual losing streak but won its third in a row against an NCAA Division I opponent. It was the Gold Rush regular-season finale; next will be a May 17 dual match in the second round of the NAIA National Championship at Mobile, Ala. The NAIA will announce the 24 qualifying teams May 8 and the pairings and seedings May 9. Continue reading

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XAVIER (LA) GOLD RUSH DEFEAT SUNO TO REACH GCAC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME TODAY AT 2PM

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Chris Iles and Devin Andrew scored 14 points apiece Friday, and Xavier University of Louisiana made 10-of-10 free throws in the final 76 seconds to secure a 75-66 men’s basketball victory over SUNO in the semifinals of the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Tournament.
    The Gold Rush (27-4), ranked 17th in NAIA Division I and seeded second in the tournament, will play 13th- Continue reading

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XAVIER (LA) GOLD RUSH HOOPS TAKE DOWN THE RAMS

MOBILE, Ala. — Anthony Simmons scored 14 points and Kevin Miller 13  to lead NAIA No. 13 Xavier University of Louisiana to a 66-57 men’s basketball victory against Mobile.

    Xavier (24-3) won for the 10th time in 11 games and matched its highest victory total since the 1983-84 season. Five days after surrendering a season-worst 91 points at Tougaloo, Xavier allowed less than 60 points for the 12th time this Continue reading

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GOLD NUGGETS PICK UP DIVISION ONE TRANSFERS

NEW ORLEANS — Women’s tennis players Yazmin Hooper of Corona, Calif., and Kourtney Howell of Cypress, Texas, have transferred to Xavier University of Louisiana from NCAA Division I schools and signed athletic scholarships.
Hooper, a 2009 graduate of Corona’s Santiago High School, transferred from Howard University. Howell, a 2010 graduate of Cypress Woods High School, transferred from the U.S. Naval Academy.
Hooper, a left-hander, was a California Bowl girls 16 singles champion and helped Continue reading

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GULF COAST ATHLETIC CONFERENCE ADDING TALLADEGA AND PHILANDER SMITH COLLEGE

NEW ORLEANS — The Gulf Coast Athletic Conference announced Friday the addition of two new members — Philander Smith College of Little Rock, Ark., and Talladega College of Talladega, Ala. — for the 2011-12 academic year. Continue reading

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UNBEATEN GOLD RUSH RISE TO NUMBER 9

NEW ORLEANS — Unbeaten Xavier University of Louisiana moved from 10th to ninth in the NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 on Monday.
     It’s the highest rank for the XU men since Feb. 13, 2008, when they were eighth. It’s the first time since the 2003-04 season that the Gold Rush made the top 10 in consecutive polls.
     Xavier (10-0) won 85-66 at Loyola in their only game of the past week. It’s the first time since 1983-84 and just the second time since World War II that the XU men won their first 10 Continue reading

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XAVIER (LA) GOLD NUGGETS WIN AGAIN AS GRANT SHINES

 NEW ORLEANS — Jasmine Grant made a school-record-tying seven 3-point field goals and scored a career-best 23 points Friday, leading NAIA No. 22 Xavier University of Louisiana to an 86-33 women’s basketball victory over Paul Quinn. Continue reading

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