Dec. 7, 2017
The Wildcat Center
Johnson & Wales (2-7, 2-2 TSC) versus Florida Memorial (4-3, 1-2 TSC)
Tipoff – 8:00 p.m. ET
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NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (Dec. 6, 2017) – The Johnson & Wales men's basketball team (2-7, 2-2 TSC) will look to make it two-straight wins in Sun Conference action, hosting the Florida Memorial Lions (4-3, 1-2 TSC) on Thursday, December 7. Tipoff is set for 8:00 p.m. following the women's contest (6:00 p.m. start).
The Wildcats enter this week's action, averaging 64.8 points-per-game on 40.8 percent shooting from the floor. JWU is allowing 70.2 points-per-game which ranks No. 14 in the nation in scoring defense. With 39 blocks through the team's first nine games, JWU is averaging 4.33 blocks-per-contest (No. 4 in the nation).
JWU is led offensively by Nick Preradovic, who comes into Thursday's game averaging 15.8 points-per-game. Preradovic leads the team with 33 3-point field goals made (No. 13 in the nation) and is averaging 3.67 treys-per-game (No. 4 in the nation). Isa Brandon is averaging a double-double on the season with 11.7 points-per-game and 10.3 rebounds-per-contest (No. 8 in the nation). Brandon has tallied five double-doubles this season. He also leads the nation in offensive rebounds averaging 4.78 per game. Antonio Ruby averaging 10.8 points-per-game while leading the squad with 16 total blocked shots (1.78 bpg – No. 11 in the nation).
|Current Record||2 - 7||4 - 3|
|Points Per Game||64.778||68.143|
|Field Goal Percentage||0.408||0.365|
|3-point FG Percent||0.335||0.297|
|3-point FG made per game||8.444||7.286|
|Free throw pct||0.728||0.688|
|Rebounds per game||33.333||42.857|
|Assists per game||10.444||10.286|
|Turnovers per game||16.111||14.429|
|Steals per game||6.889||8.143|
|Blocks per game||4.333||3.143|