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Nuggets' defense keeps low profile against Concordia
January 6, 2011

Box score

     NEW ORLEANS — Keldra Hall scored 13 points and Jazmoné Kelly 12 Thursday to lead NAIA No. 15 Xavier University of Louisiana to a 67-24 women's basketball victory over Concordia (Ala.) at The Barn.
     The Gold Nuggets (14-3) allowed their second fewest points in the program's modern history. The XU women allowed 20 to Louisiana Christian on Nov. 3, 1994.
     Xavier led 39-11 at halftime and won at home for the 20th time in its last 21 games.
     Concordia (0-16) shot 18 percent from the floor and committed 41 turnovers. Xavier outrebounded the Lady Hornets 46-32, and Danielle Kennebrew grabbed a season-high eight for the Nuggets.
     Brandi Young and Christina Warren added nine points apiece for the Gold Nuggets. Young tied her career high.
     Lamanda Sanders scored six points, all in the first half, to lead Concordia.
     Xavier twice led by 45 points, the second time with 7:36 remaining when Ashley McGill made the first of two free throws for her first points of the season.
     Twelve of the 13 Nuggets scored and each of them collected at least one steal. Kelly led the Nuggets with a season-best five steals.
     It was the second straight day that Xavier won by more than 40. The Nuggets defeated Dallas Christian 79-33 on Wednesday.
     Xavier, in a stretch of four games in six days, will travel to Jackson, Miss., for a 4 p.m. game Saturday at Belhaven. The Nuggets will return home to play William Carey at 5:30 p.m. Monday.


 

 
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