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Nuggets beat Paul Quinn for sixth win in seven games
December 30, 2008

Box score

     DALLAS — LaTashia Wise scored 13 points Tuesday to lead NAIA No. 16 Xavier University of Louisiana to a 74-58 women's basketball victory over Paul Quinn in the HBCU Classic.
     Wise scored in double figures for a career-best fourth consecutive game and grabbed six rebounds.
     Danielle Jones scored a season-high-tying 10 points for the Gold Nuggets (9-2), who shot 55.1 percent from the floor to overcome a season-worst 38 turnovers. Marchelle Jones scored a season-high nine points, and Shayla Boyd and SiMon Franklin each scored nine.
     Hannah DeBose led Paul Quinn (2-12) with 14 points, eight rebounds and 11 steals. Crystal DeBose scored 12 points.
     Xavier led 35-13 at halftime, and the final score nearly was identical to their Dec. 6 meeting at The Barn, which the Nuggets won 74-57. Xavier leads the series 14-0.
     Xavier, winning for the sixth time in seven games, gained 36 turnovers and outrebounded the Lady Tigers 35-22. Brittany Powell led the Nuggets with eight rebounds.
     It was Paul Quinn's fifth consecutive loss.
     Xavier will play Jarvis Christian at noon Wednesday — the second and final day of the event — and Paul Quinn will play Dillard at 2 p.m. Jarvis Christian defeated Dillard 60-56 on Tuesday.

 

 
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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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