Behind a career high 14 points from Donyeah Mayfield and 13 from Alesha Smith The Golden Nuggets were able to post a 63-57 victory over Edward Waters.

Xavier University of Louisiana (11-10, 4-1 conf.) bounces back from a 30 point defeat to pull to over .500 and move into second place in the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference.

Starting for the first time in eight games Mayfield shot 70% from the field and added 8 rebounds in 20 minutes of floor time, while committing no turnovers.

Smith helped pull the team out to an early 12-0 run scoring 7 of her first half 11 points during that early run.

To help put the game away Whitney Gathwright, who was also in double figures with 14 points, made three shots from beyond the arch, with her final shot being 22 seconds remaining in 2nd half of play.

With this shot Gathwright also became just the seventh Gold Nugget with 100 converted career three points shots in school history.

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