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RedHawks give Gold Rush its first loss of the season
For immediate release . . . November 18, 2006
Box Score

MOBILE, Ala. — Chauncey Shelton scored a season-high 21 points Saturday to lead Martin Methodist to a 79-64 men's basketball victory against Xavier University of Louisiana in the University of Mobile Classic at Pharr Gymnasium.

The RedHawks (3-3) led 34-28 at halftime and outshot the Gold Rush (4-1) 54 to 44 percent from the floor.

Kelechi Okoroha scored 14 points, Mark Stewart 13, Alfred Williams 11 and Dannie Woods 10 for Xavier. Williams grabbed seven rebounds.

Xavier was 1-1 in this event. The Rush got 23 points from Stewart on Friday in a 76-52 victory against Webber International.

Xavier's next game will start at 6 p.m. Nov. 27 against Philander Smith in The Barn.

Friday's Scores
Xavier 76, Webber International 52
Mobile 81, Martin Methodist 68

Saturday's Scores
Martin Methodist 79, Xavier 64
Mobile 73, Webber International 53


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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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