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Gold Rush to conduct tryout for walk-ons on September 7

August 26, 2013

     NEW ORLEANS — Walk-ons wishing to earn a spot on the 2013-14 Xavier University of Louisiana men's basketball team will need an early wakeup call . . . on a Saturday.
     The XU men will conduct their annual tryout at 7 a.m. on September 7 in the Convocation Center. Candidates must be enrolled at Xavier during the fall semester, which began Monday.
     For more information, contact assistant coach Alfred Williams at (504) 520-6778 or awilli39@xula.edu.
     The Gold Rush were 24-8 in 2012-13 to extend Xavier's state record for 20-win seasons to 28. The Gold Rush reached 20 victories for the third consecutive season and the eighth time in Dannton Jackson's 10 seasons as head coach. The Gold Rush shared the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference regular-season championship with Philander Smith and qualified for the Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I National Championship for the third consecutive year and the seventh time in nine seasons.
     The Gold Rush are two-defending co-champions of the GCAC.

The Gold Rush are two-time defending GCAC co-champions.


Gulf Coast Athletic Conference

National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
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, tennis and track and field and women's teams in basketball, cross country, tennis, track and field and volleyball.

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