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Xavier plays host to GCAC tournaments next week
Free admission for XU, Dillard and SUNO students with valid university ID

February 28, 2014

     NEW ORLEANS — Xavier University of Louisiana's Convocation Center will be the site of 10 games next week — five men's and five women's — in the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference basketball tournaments.
     Tournament dates will be March 6-9, with games at Xavier on March 7-9. Students with a valid university ID from Xavier, Dillard and SUNO — the GCAC's three New Orleans members — will receive free admission to all games.
     Ticket prices are $10 for adults and $5 for children.
     Regular-season games will conclude Saturday. Seedings, pairings and the schedule will be finalized and announced Sunday. Here's the schedule of tournament games:

     Thursday, March 6 — First Round: 
     At Dillard's Dent Hall
     Women (No. 8 seed vs. No. 9 seed) at 5 p.m.
     Men (No. 8 seed vs. No. 9 seed) at 7 p.m.

     Friday, March 7 — Quarterfinals: 
     At Dillard's Dent Hall
     Women at noon
     Men at 2 p.m.
     Women at 5 p.m.
     Men at 7 p.m.

     At Xavier's Convocation Center
     Women at noon
     Men at 2 p.m.
     Women at 5 p.m.
     Men at 7 p.m.

     Saturday, March 8 — Semifinals: 
     At Xavier's Convocation Center
     Women at noon
     Men at 2 p.m.
     Women at 5 p.m.
     Men at 7 p.m.

     Sunday, March 9 — Championship: 
     At Xavier's Convocation Center
     Women at 3 p.m.
     Men at 5 p.m.

     There will be an awards luncheon from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Thursday in the ballroom (third floor) of Xavier's University Center. Driving directions to the University
     Xavier University of Louisiana will play host to the GCAC basketball tournaments

Xavier University of Louisiana's Convocation Center

Xavier University of Louisiana's Convocation Center opened in November 2012 and seats nearly 4,000.

Xavier University of Louisiana's Convocation Center
Center can be found online by using 4980 Dixon St. and the 70125 zip code as the destination.
     The GCAC men's and women's tournament champions will receive automatic berths in the NAIA Division I National Championship. The NAIA men's tournament will be played in Kansas City, Mo., and the women's tournament will be played in Frankfort, Ky. Dates of both events will be March 19-25.


 

 
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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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Campus Box 92
New Orleans, LA 70125
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