Men's Basketball Welcomes Southeastern on Thursday

Men's Basketball Welcomes Southeastern on Thursday

Basketball Doubleheader
Nov. 30, 2017
The Wildcat Center

 
Men's Basketball
Johnson & Wales (1-6, 1-1 TSC) versus #11 Southeastern (Fla.) (6-1, 2-0 TSC)
Tipoff – 8:00 p.m. ET

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NORTH MIAMI (Nov. 29, 2017)
– The JWU men's basketball program (1-6, 1-1 TSC) returns to action this Thursday, hosting the No. 11-ranked Southeastern Fire (6-1, 2-0 TSC) in Sun Conference basketball as part of a doubleheader with the women at the Wildcat Center. Tipoff is slated for 8:00 p.m. ET.

The Wildcats are coming off a tough loss to Edward Waters on Nov. 24 (67-65) and will be looking snap a two-game losing skid. JWU is 1-1 in conference action having defeated Thomas (Ga.), 68-55, in the team's last Sun Conference contest. The Wildcats are led by Nick Preradovic, who enters this week's action, averaging 14.1 points-per-game. He leads the team in 3-point field goals made (25) and is No. 2 in nation the in 3-pointers-per-game (4.57). Also scoring in double-figures in Isa Brandon, who is posting 11.4 points-per-game while averaging a double-double with 10.0 rebounds-per-contest. Brandon currently ranks No. 9 in total rebounds-per-game and in No. 2 in offensive boards with a 4.57 per game average. Gino Fils-Aime (10.6 ppg) and Antonio Ruby (10.3 ppg) round out the team's double-digit scorers.

JWU comes into Thursday's contest, averaging 64.4 points-per-game while allowing 73.0 points-per-contest. The team is shooting 40.1 percent from the floor and is averaging 33.1 rebounds-per-game. The Wildcats have lost three of their contest this season by two points or less.


The Matchup

  JWU SEU
Current Record 1 - 6 6 - 1
Scoring 451 628
Points Per Game 64.429 89.714
Scoring Margin -8.571 18.714
Field Goals 159 212
Field Goal Percentage 0.401 0.501
3-pt FG 61 47
3-point FG Percent 0.332 0.364
3-point FG made per game 8.714 6.714
Free Throws 72 157
Free throw pct 0.750 0.720
Rebounds 232 261
Rebounds per game 33.143 37.286
Rebounding Margin -2.286 6.286
Assists 77 115
Assists per game 11.000 16.429
Turnovers 117 95
Turnovers per game 16.714 13.571
Turnover margin -3.857 2.571
Assist/Turnover Ratio 0.658 1.211
Steals 47 66
Steals per game 6.714 9.429
Blocks 29 18
Blocks per game 4.143 2.571