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Men's basketball offers tryouts for 2007-08 season
For immediate release . . . August 20, 2007

NEW ORLEANS — Xavier University of Louisiana will conduct walk-on tryouts for the 2007-08 men's basketball season from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, August 31 at The Barn.

For more information, contact Coach David Egans at 504-520-6778 or dgegans@xula.edu.

Xavier was 22-10 this past season, earned a share of the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference regular-season championship and won 10 consecutive GCAC games for the first time in 20 years. The Gold Rush played in the NAIA tourney for a program-record third consecutive time and upset third-seeded Georgetown (Ky.) 82-79 in the opening round for its first NAIA tourney victory since 1973. Xavier this season will return 10 of 11 lettermen, including point guard Shaun Dumas, a third-team NAIA All-American, and shooting guard Mark Stewart, who made a Xavier-record 109 3-pointers and was third-team All-Louisiana. Dumas also was chosen Small College Player of the Year by the Louisiana Association of Basketball Coaches.


Gulf Coast Athletic Conference
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics

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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