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Women's Basketball
2010-11 Highlights

through end of season on March 18, 2011

27-7 overall, 6-0 Gulf Coast Athletic Conference

•  Reached 20 victories for the 10th consecutive time — that extends a school record — and the 18th time in 19 seasons
•  Extended a school record with its 10th consecutive winning season
•  Won the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Tournament for the second consecutive year and the 12th time overall
•  Qualified for the NAIA Division I National Championship for the 15th time in 17 seasons
•  Defeated Tougaloo 71-44 to tie the GCAC Tournament record for the widest winning margin in the championship round •  Ranked in every NAIA Division I Coaches' Top 25 this season, with a high of 12th on Feb. 7 — the Gold Nuggets' highest rank since Feb. 15, 2005, when they were 11th — and a final rank of 20th on March 9
•  Allowed a school-record-low 50.5 points per game and led NAIA Division I in scoring defense for the second consecutive season
•  7-0 start for the first time since the 1980-81 season
•  Won 10 straight and 108 of its last 115 games at The Barn.
•  Including a 21-1 finish last season, Xavier has won 48 of its last 56 games
•  Won 59-48 at home against NAIA No. 9 Lee on Dec. 6
•  Won 63-53 against NAIA No. 13 Lee at Jackson, Tenn., on March 16 in the opening round of the NAIA's national tournament
•  Won 62-47 at home against NAIA No. 15 Langston on Nov. 25 — first time in four years Langston scored less than 50 points
•  Won 64-47 at SUNO on Jan. 29 — the Lady Knights' first loss of the season after 16 consecutive victories
•  3-0 in games decided by one or two points
•  Won the home opener for the 19th consecutive time
•  Extended its regular-season win streak in Gulf Coast Athletic Conference games to 24
•  Jasmine Grant made a school-record-tying 7 3-pointers (in 9 attempts) in an 86-33 home victory against Paul Quinn on Nov. 19
•  Allowed less than 50 points a school-record 18 times
•  Allowed the second fewest points in the program's modern history — a 67-24 home victory Jan. 6 against Concordia (Ala.)
•  Freshman Chelsea Broussard grabbed 16 rebounds Jan. 24 in a 48-47 home victory over Mobile — since the start of the 2003-04 season, no Gold Nugget has grabbed as many rebounds in a game
•  Team statistical rankings in NAIA Division I include No. 1 in scoring defense (50.5), No. 1 in 3-point field-goal percentage defense (.233), No. 2 in total steals (501), No. 4 in steals per game (14.7), No. 5 in field-goal percentage defense (.332) and No. 10 in turnover margin (+5.3)
•  Individual statistical rankings in NAIA Division I include Marchelle Jones No. 14 in steals per game (3.1)
•  Senior forward/guard Christina Warren was selected Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Player of the Year, and junior center Keldra Hall was the GCAC Newcomer of the Year and the GCAC Tournament Most Valuable Player

 

 
Gulf Coast Athletic Conference

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

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