(New Orleans) The Dillard Bleu Devils lost their season finale to the Xavier Gold Rush 67-43 on Saturday Night on the Battlefield in Dent Hall. The Gold Rush jumped out to a 7-0 lead, prompting the Bleu Devils to call a timeout and never looked back from that point in the victory.
The Gold Rush led the Bleu Devils 39-24 at the intermission. The Gold Rush continued to execute their game plan to perfection and cruised to the victory. Lance Theard led the Bleu Devils with 15 points and 6 rebounds. Theard also went 2-for-4 from behind the three-point arc. Senior Myron McGowan finished with 8 points, 4 rebounds and 1 assists in his final regular season game for the Bleu Devils.
The Bleu Devils will now travel to Jacksonville, Florida to compete in the GCAC
Conference Tournament beginning Thursday, March 1st. Team seedings and times are TBD.