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Wiley keeps Xavier winless on the road
December 14, 2008

Box score

     MARSHALL, Texas — Darnell Adams scored 21 points Sunday to lead Wiley to a 59-54 men's basketball victory over Xavier University of Louisiana.
     LaMario Kersee and Ronald Tolbert scored 12 points apiece for the Wildcats (5-7), who led 26-25 at halftime and extended the lead by scoring on their first six second-half possessions.
     Xavier scored its fewest points in a game this season and remained winless on the road. The Gold Rush is 7-0 at The Barn and 0-3 elsewhere.
     Olumide Olafioye scored 13 points for Xavier (7-3), and Shaun Dumas had nine points, six assists and five steals. Kelechi Okoroha grabbed nine rebounds.
     Xavier outshot Wiley 40 to 39 percent from the floor and outrebounded the Wildcats 38-22. But Wiley outscored Xavier 17-8 from the line in gaining a split of their two-game season series.
     The loss was the third in four games for Xavier, which will travel to Alcorn State on Saturday for an exhibition. It was the second consecutive victory for the Wildcats, who are 5-1 at home.


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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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