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Expected winter precipitation postpones Gold Rush game

January 27, 2014

     NEW ORLEANS — Due to winter precipitation expected in metro New Orleans, Xavier University of Louisiana has canceled all classes and events on Tuesday, including a men's basketball home game against Belhaven.
     The non-conference game was rescheduled for 6 p.m. on Feb. 25 at XU's Convocation Center.
     Intellicast.com's Monday afternoon forecast for Tuesday called for morning rain and sleet turning to rain in the afternoon. There will be an 80-percent chance of a mix of wintry precipitation on Tuesday evening, followed by an overnight low of 29 degrees.
     Xavier is 16-5 overall, 5-1 in the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference and ranked 16th in NAIA Division I.
     The next Gold Rush game will start at 5 p.m. Saturday against GCAC opponent Tougaloo at Tougaloo, Miss. The next home game will start at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 17 against NAIA No. 21 Philander Smith.


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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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