Xavier University of Louisiana’s best-ever volleyball season ended Thursday when Westmont defeated the Gold Nuggets 25-21, 25-17, 25-17 in the NAIA National Championship Presented by Marriott South Sioux City Riverfront.view more
There was no stage fright for Xavier University of Louisiana in its first volleyball match on the NAIA’s biggest stage.view more
A trio of Privateers scored in double-figures as New Orleans Basketball (3-4) completed a perfect two days on the court defeating the Xavier Gold Rush (10-3) 79-62 on Family Night in two schools’ second ever meeting at Lakefront Arena on Saturday night.view more
Shaelynn Moore scored a season-high 17 points Saturday to lead Xavier University of Louisiana to a 71-62 women’s basketball victory against William Carey.view more
Xavier University of Louisiana climbed to 16th Wednesday in the NAIA Division I men’s basketball coaches poll — the highest Gold Rush ranking in nearly four years.view more
Nigel Allen’s two free throws with 1:22 remaining in overtime put Xavier University of Louisiana ahead to stay, and the Gold Rush held on for a 91-89 men’s basketball victory Tuesday against city rival Loyola.view more
Xavier University of Louisiana produced five double-figure scorers and set a school record for 3-point accuracy Saturday in an 80-65 men’s basketball victory against Huston-Tillotson.view more
Xavier University of Louisiana, led by four starters hitting a combined .480, finally blew up the door that leads to the NAIA Volleyball National Championship Final Site with a 25-18, 25-20, 25-13 first-round victory Saturday against William Carey at the Convocation Center.view more
AUSTIN, Texas — Abryhia Irons and Nahrie Pierce combined for 21 first-half points Friday to lead Xavier University of Louisiana in a 69-65 women’s basketball victory against Huston-Tillotson.
The Gold Nuggets (7-4) completed a two-game regular-season sweep of the Lady Rams (3-3), who lost 69-67 at XULA Nov. 11.
Irons and Pierce were a combined 8-of-9 from the floor and 5-of-6 from the line — 11 points for Irons, 10 for Pierce — to lead the Gold Nuggets to a 41-26 halftime advantage. Huston-Tillotson rallied to tie the score at 52 on a Daizja Plummer 3-pointer at 2:36 of the third quarter, but Maya Trench answered with six points in an 8-1 run that put XULA ahead to stay.
Irons, a freshman, finished with 16 points, a game-high three steals and a game- and career-high nine rebounds. Nina German scored 12 points, and Pierce and Essence Wells scored 10 apiece.
Traeli Calhoun scored 18 points and Kayla Barber 17 for Huston-Tillotson.
XULA’s traditional Thanksgiving tournament will not be played this season. Next for the Gold Nuggets will be a 2 p.m. visit Nov. 30 to William Carey in Hattiesburg, Miss.
Rayshawn Mart scored eight of his career-high 34 points during a second-half run that helped Xavier University of Louisiana pull away for a 100-86 men’s basketball victory Friday at Texas College.view more