Xavier University


Athletic Program Web Site:
http://www.xula.edu/athletics
Main School Web Site:
http://www.xula.edu
School Colors: gold and white
SID Name: Ed Cassiere

Conference:
Gulf Coast Athletic Conference
Main Rivals:
  • Belhaven University
  • Dillard University
  • Loyola University
  • Southern University at New Orleans
  • University of Mobile
  • William Carey University

Undergraduate On Campus Enrollment: 3,118
Last National Tournament Appearance: 2015

Local Radio Broadcasts (Call Letters and Fequency):
Local Newspaper: The Times-Picayune
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Last Year's
Conference Record:
11 - 3
Primary Offensive Strategy: We like to run up-tempo, get easy scoring opportunities if we can.
Key Returners:
Morris Wright, SR, 5-10, G, First-team All-GCXAC, 14.9 ppg, made 70 3-pointers; Jarvis Thibodeaux, SR, 6-8, F, 5.8 ppg, 5.6 rpg; Lucas Martin-Julien, SO, 6-2, G, 2014-15 redshirt; GCAC Co-Freshman of Year in 2013-14; Gary Smith, SR, 6-1, G, 5.2 ppg
Last Year's
Overall Record:
24 - 10
Primary Defensive Strategy: Put a little pressure on people, protect the paint, rebound the basketball well.
Top 5 Recruits:
Elex Carter, SO, 6-7, F, Southern University (Baton Rouge); Seth Jackson, JR, 6-1, G, Baton Rouge CC; Leland Alexander, FR, 6-5, G, Ellender HS (Houma, La.); Kevin Murph, FR, 6-6, F, Pebblebrook HS (Austell, Ga.)
Key Losses:
Anthony Goode, SR, 6-2, G, All-GCAC, 12.9 ppg; Sydney Coleman, SR, 6-7, F, All-GCAC, 12.1 ppg, 5.3 rpg
Additional Information:
Xavier qualified for NAIA's national tournament each of the last five seasons . . . Xavier averaged 22,6 victories the past 12 seasons.
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Head Coach: Dannton Jackson

Alma Mater:

Xavier 1992

Years at Current School:

13

Wins at School:

Losses at School:

273 117

Career Wins:

Career Losses:

273 117
URL to Head Coach Info:
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Assistant Coach:
Tyrone Mitchell
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URL to Other Coach Info:
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Convocation Center

Gym/Arena Address

7910 Stroelitz St., New Orleans LA

Gym/Arena Capacity:

3,937
Stats No. Last Name First Name Pos Yr Height Weight Hometown
3 Alexander Leland SO 6-5 180 Houma, La.
25 Armstrong Donovan G FR 5-9 172 Round Rock, Texas
24 Carter Elex F JR 6-7 200 LaPlace, La.
12 David Jalen JR 6-4 208 Mount Vernon, N.Y.
33 Gibson Jerry F FR 6-5 221 Alexandria, La.
14 Howard Evan FR 6-8 235 Biloxi, Miss.
2 Jackson Seth G SR 6-1 176 Baton Rouge, La.
21 Kukulu Innocent G FR 6-0 180 Staten Island, N.Y.
13 Lambert Monte G FR 6-3 200 Bronx, N.Y.
11 Martin-Julien Lucas JR 6-2 187 Reserve, La.
4 McCoy Khalil G FR 6-2 180 Suwanee, Ga.
10 Pluviose-Philip Wesley F SR 6-7 230 Albany, N.Y.
30 Simon Hakeem C JR 6-10 240 St. Patrick, Grenada
0 Ward Chris F JR 6-7 200 Horn Lake, Miss.
23 Williams Mike G FR 6-3 190 Houston, Texas
Date Opponent Location Score Result Record
10/25/2016 7:02:00 PM Carver Home 66 - 44 Win 1-0
11/4/2016 7:53:00 PM Wayland Baptist (Texas) Home 68 - 83 Loss 1-1
11/9/2016 6:59:00 PM LSU Alexandria (La.) Home 70 - 87 Loss 1-2
11/12/2016 6:00:00 PM William Carey (Miss.) Away 67 - 96 Loss 1-3
11/15/2016 7:34:00 PM Loyola (La.) Home 76 - 78 Loss 1-4
11/19/2016 12:58:00 PM LeMoyne-Owen Home 77 - 74 Win 2-4
11/29/2016 7:00:00 PM LSU Alexandria (La.) Away 62 - 77 Loss 2-5
12/1/2016 6:59:00 PM Paul Quinn (Texas) Home 92 - 73 Win 3-5
12/16/2016 7:00:00 PM Loyola (La.) Away 53 - 72 Loss 3-6
12/19/2016 7:00:00 PM Carroll (Mont.) Home 60 - 76 Loss 3-7
12/29/2016 2:00:00 PM Paul Quinn (Texas) Away 47 - 50 Loss 3-8
12/31/2016 4:00:00 PM Barry Away 68 - 96 Loss 3-9
1/2/2017 7:00:00 PM Concordia (Canada) Neutral 62 - 64 Loss 3-10
1/3/2017 7:00:00 PM Keiser University Away 65 - 81 Loss 3-11
1/7/2017 6:10:00 PM Tougaloo (Miss.) Home 74 - 69 Win 4-11
1/13/2017 6:58:00 PM Rust Home 97 - 53 Win 5-11
1/16/2017 7:38:00 PM Southern-New Orleans (La.) Home 61 - 53 Win 6-11
1/21/2017 5:18:00 PM Edward Waters (Fla.) Home 72 - 69 Win 7-11
1/23/2017 7:30:00 PM Philander Smith (Ark.) Away 56 - 74 Loss 7-12
1/28/2017 5:11:00 PM Dillard (La.) Home 71 - 104 Loss 7-13
1/30/2017 7:30:00 PM Talladega (Ala.) Away 76 - 90 Loss 7-14
2/1/2017 7:00:00 PM William Carey (Miss.) Home
2/4/2017 5:30:00 PM Edward Waters (Fla.) Away 65 - 61 Win 8-14
2/6/2017 7:30:00 PM Philander Smith (Ark.) Home 62 - 70 Loss 8-15
2/9/2017 7:02:00 PM Concordia (Ala.) Home 66 - 69 Loss 8-16
2/13/2017 7:35:00 PM Southern-New Orleans (La.) Away 58 - 55 Win 9-16
2/15/2017 7:49:00 PM Stillman College (Ala.) Home 54 - 72 Loss 9-17
2/18/2017 4:30:00 PM Dillard (La.) Away 74 - 87 Loss 9-18
2/20/2017 7:30:00 PM Talladega (Ala.) Home
2/25/2017 5:00:00 PM Tougaloo (Miss.) Away 57 - 73 Loss 9-19
3/3/2017 12:00:00 PM Edward Waters (Fla.) Neutral 59 - 72 Loss 9-20
3/3/2017 12:00:00 PM TBA (GCAC Tournament) Neutral