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Gold Nuggets rally past Langston in Xavier Classic
November 27, 2008

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     NEW ORLEANS — Shayla Boyd's putback with 16 seconds remaining Thursday broke the game's 10th tie and rallied NAIA No. 19 Xavier University of Louisiana to a 67-63 women's basketball victory over Langston in the Xavier Classic.
     Dillard defeated Wiley 71-47 in the first game.
     The victory was the 21st in a row for Xavier (4-1) at The Barn and the 69th in its past 71 games in its home facility.
     Johnna Williams and SiMon Franklin scored 12 points apiece for the Gold Nuggets, who will play Wiley at 4 p.m. Friday to conclude this four-team event. Dillard will play Langston at 2 p.m.
     Sanetra Jackson scored 21 points, Ashlea Gray 13 and Nikia Henry for Langston (6-3), which has dropped two straight after winning 63 of 68 games.


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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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