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Men's basketball schedules tryouts for 2008-09 season
August 14, 2008

NEW ORLEANS — Xavier University of Louisiana will conduct walk-on tryouts for the 2008-09 men's basketball season at 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 30 at The Barn.

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

"Prospective student-athletes should bring athletic gear, basketball shoes and a positive attitude," Egans said. "And they should be ready to work."

Xavier, an NAIA Division I school, was 24-10 in 2007-08 and finished third in the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference. The Gold Rush qualified for the Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I National Championship for a school-record fourth consecutive time. Xavier's 25 seasons of 20 or more victories are the most in the history of Louisiana men's college basketball.


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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New Orleans, LA 70125
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