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Unbeaten Langston defeats Dillard in Xavier Classic
November 25, 2011

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     NEW ORLEANS — Ayanna Jackson scored 12 points Friday to lead NAIA No. 21 Langston in a 55-42 women's basketball victory against Dillard at the Xavier Classic.
     The Lady Lions (7-0) went 2-0 in this event for the fourth time in six seasons. They won by double digits for the third straight time and fifth time in six games.
     Jackson — a senior guard in her first year at Langston after transferring from Oklahoma Christian — collected all her points from 3-point range. She made three treys in the second half, with the final one giving Langston its biggest lead, 51-31 at 8:34. Jackson has made at least two 3-pointers in every game this season.
     Jackson's first 3-pointer concluded an 11-2 run which increased Langston's lead from 16-11 to 27-13 with 2:56 remaining. Langston led 29-18 at halftime and maintained a double-digit lead throughout the second half.
     Langston outshot Dillard 37.3 to 21.7 percent from the floor and outrebounded the Lady Bleu Devils 49-38. The Lady Lions won for the 32nd time in 35 games since losing to Xavier on the opening day of the 2010 Xavier Classic,
     Tayla Vaughn scored 10 points for the Lady Lions, and Vicoria Felix grabbed a season-best nine rebounds.
     Jazzmin Smith scored 12 points and Lauren Daniel 10 for Dillard (1-3), which never led. Jasmine Bradley grabbed a career-high-tying 13 rebounds.


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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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