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(New Orleans) The Lady Bleu Devils ended the regular season with a four-game skid after a loss to the Xavier University Gold Nuggets at the 2014 Bleu Devil Classic by the score of 63-56 at the Battlefield in Dent Hall.
Junior Keylantra Taylor led the Lady Bleu Devils (3-15, 3-9 GCAC) with 11 points, 12 boards and three assist in 33 minutes of action, and freshman Julia Hendrieth with 10 points, shooting a perfect 5-for-5 from the field. Hendrieth also finished with four boards, three assists and one steal in 15 minutes of play.
The game was tied up at 25 apiece at the half, but the Gold Nuggets shot 56 percent in the second half to pull away. Xavier's Whitney Gathright finished with a game-high 12 points and also had six rebounds, two assists and two steals in 31 minutes.
For the game, Xavier's bench outscored Dillard's bench 31-27.
The Lady Bleu Devils will play on either Thursday, March 6, or Friday, March 7, in the 2014 GCAC Basketball Championships in New Orleans. The single elimination tournament will be held on the campus of Xavier University as well as Dillard University.
*Photo provided by K.Blakes