Xavier Louisiana Women’s basketball team climbs to two games above .500 and into second place in the conference after their latest win against Gulf Coast Athletic Conference foe Tougaloo.

XU (15-13, 8-4 GCAC) dominated Tougaloo (2-10, 2-7 GCAC) by far throughout the game. Behind eight points from Junior Guard Whitney Gathwright the Gold Nuggets jumped out to a 20 point halftime lead.

They would not let up outscoring Tougaloo 35 to 26 in the second half. Shooting 41% throughout the game Xavier was able to hold their opponent to 22% shooting from the floor.

The final score would end up being 67-38, the Gold Nuggets largest margin of victory this season

The women’s basketball team looks to continue to build on their success against SUNO next Monday.