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Thomas, Langston rally past Grambling
For immediate release . . . November 22, 2007
Box Score

NEW ORLEANS — Dominique Thomas scored 19 of her 25 points in the second half Thursday to rally Langston to a 66-61 women's basketball victory against Grambling in the Xavier Classic at The Barn.

Thomas also had nine rebounds, six assists and four steals to help the Lady Lions (5-1), ranked 14th in NAIA Division I, win for the 31st time in their last 34 games.

Jenissa Harris added 17 points and Latesha Calton 10 for Langston, which trailed 31-28 at halftime. The Lady Lions took the lead for good at 41-40 on Harris' basket with 11:39 remaining.

Kourtney Sherman scored 18 points and Gabrielle Sherman 17 for Grambling (1-3), an NCAA Division I school which lost its third in a row. Fleming grabbed eight rebounds.

Grambling outshot Langston 40 to 26 percent from the floor but committed 35 turnovers, 14 more than Langston.

Langston will play Dillard (4-1), a 63-48 winner over Texas College, at 3 p.m. Friday. Grambling will play Xavier of New Orleans at 5 p.m. Friday.


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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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