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Gold Nuggets' Hall selected GCAC Player of the Week

Keldra Hall

Keldra Hall


     November 30, 2010


     NEW ORLEANS — Xavier University of Louisiana's Keldra Hall was selected Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Player of the Week in women's basketball for Nov. 22-28.
     Hall, a 6-foot junior center from Dallas and a graduate of Molina High School and Angelina College, averaged 10 points and 8.5 rebounds as XU, ranked 22nd in NAIA Division I, split a pair of games at the Xavier Classic. Hall had 13 points and a career-best 11 rebounds Friday in the Gold Nuggets' 47-43 home loss to NCAA Division I Grambling. The previous day she had seven points and a team-high six rebounds in the Nuggets' 62-47 victory over NAIA No. 15 Langston.
     Hall is averaging 6.9 points and a team-leading 6.8 rebounds in nine games this season.

She has started eight times.
     It's the second straight week that a Gold Nuggets player won the GCAC award. Junior guard Jasmine Grant was chosen for Nov. 15-21.
     Xavier's next game will start at 7 p.m. EST Friday at Florida Memorial in Miami Gardens, Fla.
     NOTES:   Tip-off of Xavier's Dec. 18 game against NAIA No. 16 William Woods in Babson Park, Fla., was pushed up to 2 p.m. EST . . . Xavier lost its No. 1 ranking in NAIA Division I scoring defense after beating LSU-Shreveport 60-58 Monday. The Gold Nuggets are No. 2 with 47.7 points allowed per game. Oklahoma City is first at 47.5, and SUNO is third at 48.0 . . . The Nuggets are seventh nationally in field-goal percentage defense (.313) and eighth in steals per game (15.4) . . . Xavier is 8-1, and only one Xavier team (1980-81) has had a better nine-game start. The 2004-05 and 2008-09 teams also started 8-1.


 

 
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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 teams in basketball, cross country and tennis and women's teams in basketball, cross country, tennis and volleyball.

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