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Williams leads Rush to 2nd straight GCAC road win
January 5, 2008

Box Score

MOBILE, Ala. — Alfred Williams tied his season high of 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds Saturday to lead Xavier University of Louisiana to a 71-64 Gulf Coast Athletic Conference men's basketball victory over Spring Hill.

Mark Stewart scored 16 points and Shaun Dumas 11 for Xavier (12-2 overall, 2-0 GCAC), ranked 11th in the NAIA Division I coaches poll. Reserve guard Michael Ruffin scored a career-high nine points.

Noah Woolridge scored 21 points, Jeremy Price 12 and Owen McNally 11 for Spring Hill (6-4, 0-1).

Xavier, which led 32-25 at halftime, limited the Badgers to their lowest home point total of the season. Spring Hill entered with a 5-0 home record and 86.8 points per home game.

Spring Hill outshot the Gold Rush 47 to 43 percent from the floor. Xavier had a 29-27 rebound advantage, committed 14 turnovers and gained 19.

Xavier's next game will start at 7:30 p.m. Thursday against city and GCAC opponent SUNO at The Barn.


Gulf Coast Athletic Conference
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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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