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Lady Pilots beat Lady Eagles in Xavier Classic opener
December 30, 2013

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     NEW ORLEANS — Byroneshia Santiago scored 14 of her 20 points in the second half to help LSU-Shreveport earn a 75-65 women's basketball victory against Faulkner in the opening game of the Xavier Classic.
     Xavier defeated Mobile 72-60 in the second game.
     Jenna Diakos scored 18 points and Shanovia Gamblin 15 for the Lady Pilots (9-2).
     Christina Hayes scored 14 points for Faulkner (4-6), and M.C. Bell and Nyla Johnson scored 10 apiece.
     After a halftime tie at 32, LSUS took the lead for good, 56-55, on two Santiago free throws with 6:34 remaining. LSUS made 24-of-26 second-half free throws and finished 30-of-34.
     The two-day event will conclude Tuesday. Mobile will play LSU-Shreveport at 3 p.m., and Xavier will play Faulkner at 5 p.m.


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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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