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20th-ranked Trevecca Nazarene cruises past Xavier
For immediate release . . . November 18, 2006
Box Score

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Jennifer Bognar scored 19 points Saturday to lead Trevecca Nazarene to an 86-62 women's basketball victory against Xavier University of Louisiana in the Pops Duncan Classic at Moore Gym.

Bognar was one of five double-figure scorers for Trevecca (4-0), ranked 20th in NAIA Division I.

Jarryn Cleaves scored 20 points for Xavier (4-2), which for the second consecutive day lost to a ranked team and shot less than 30 percent from the floor. Erica Turnbull had 10 points and nine rebounds for the Gold Nuggets.

Trevecca led 46-28 at halftime after outshooting Xavier 51 to 18 percent from the floor. The Lady Bulldogs' biggest lead was 34 points at 75-41.

Trevecca's reserves outscored Xavier's reserves 48-15.

The losing margin was the Nuggets' largest since a 91-53 loss to Oklahoma City in the second round of the NAIA National Tournament at Jackson, Tenn., on March 21, 2003.

Xavier's next game will start at 7 p.m. Thursday against West Virginia Tech in the Xavier Classic at The Barn.

Friday's Scores
Cumberland 64, Xavier 49
Trevecca Nazarene 71, Nashville All-Stars 61 (exhibition)

Saturday's Scores
Cumberland vs. Nashville All-Stars (exhibition)
Trevecca Nazarene 86, Xavier 62


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The Xavier Gold Rush and Gold Nuggets compete in Division I of the NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) as a member of the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference (GCAC). Xavier fields men's and women's teams in basketball, cross country and tennis.

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