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Nuggets, Rush resume their schedules on Monday

December 29, 2013

     NEW ORLEANS — Xavier University of Louisiana's basketball teams will end layoffs of more than 10 days on Monday.
     The Gold Nuggets (8-5), winner of their last four games, will play Mobile at 7 p.m. in the Xavier Classic at the Convocation Center. The opening game of the two-day, four-team event will match LSU-Shreveport and Faulkner at 5 p.m.
     The Gold Rush (9-4), ranked 25th in NAIA Division I, will travel to Jackson, Miss., to play Belhaven at 2 p.m. at the Blazers' Rugg Arena. The XU men have won four of their last five.
     Tuesday's games in the Xavier Classic will match Mobile against LSUS at 3 p.m. and Xavier against Faulkner at 5.
     The Gold Nuggets have not played since a 69-22 victory against American-Puerto Rico in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, on Dec. 17. The Gold Rush have not played since a 62-53 loss at NAIA No. 17 Faulkner on Dec. 19.
     Both XU teams will open defense of their Gulf Coast Athletic Conference regular-season championships with a doubleheader against Fisk in Nashville, Tenn., on Saturday.


 

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

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