The Nuggets and Gold Rush have been undefeated and aren’t showing any hesitation for the title this year. This past week has been very exciting for Xavier basketball. The openers for both the Nuggets and Gold Rush have predicted a very aggressive and promising season for both teams.
The Gold Rush had the crowd on the edges of their seats during their most recent match with William Carey. As time dwindled down, we were down 72-73 with no more than ten seconds on the clock. With 2 seconds remaining, Rayshawn Mart (#3) dunked and won the game 74-73. So far, our Gold Rush remains undefeated 4-0.
The next home game for the Gold Rush will be XULA’s homecoming game against Clark Atlanta University on Saturday, November 17th, at 1:00pm
On Saturday, the Nuggets dominated against Langston University in XULA’s annual Xavier Classic tournament. Freshman Kyla Duncan (#35) led the game with 22 points followed by Jas Hill (#3), Mikayla Bates (#5), and Maya Trench (#4). The game ended 75-71. Confidence continues to radiate onto the court from our ladies and their undefeated reign continues 3-0. The next home game for the Nuggets will be November 6th, 2018 at 6:00pm against Loyola University.