2017-18 Women's Basketball Headlines

  • JWU Athletics Recognizes 4.0 Club Inductees for Spring 2018
    May 31, 2018
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (May 31, 2018) – Academic success continues to be an important focus for the Johnson & Wales Athletic Department. Winning in the classroom is just as important as success in athletic competition.
  • @JWUAthleticsNM Honors 2017-2018 Award Winners
    May 07, 2018
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (May 7, 2018) – The Johnson & Wales Athletic Department recognized its 2017-18 award winners as part of the University’s Student Leadership Awards held in the Wildcat Center Ballroom on Friday, May 4.
  • Women’s Basketball Adds Jordan McDuffie
    April 16, 2018
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (April 16, 2018) – Head Coach Kymberly Hope announced on Monday the signing of Jordan McDuffie to the Johnson & Wales women’s basketball program.
  • Women’s Basketball Hosts Big Chef, Little Chef Event
    April 15, 2018
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (April 15, 2018) – This past Friday, the Johnson & Wales women’s basketball team hosted students from W. J. Bryan Elementary School as part of JWU’s Big Chef, Little Chef program.
  • JWU Athletics Recognizes Academic Excellence with 4.0 Club
    March 29, 2018
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (March 29, 2018) – Academic success continues to be an important focus for the Johnson & Wales Athletic Department. Winning in the classroom is just as important as success in athletic competition.
  • JoNae Gonzales Named to This Year's Sun Conference All-Tournament Team
    February 25, 2018
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (Feb. 25, 2018) - With the 2018 Sun Conference Tournament completed, the league announced this year's all-tournament team with Johnson and Wales junior guard JoNae Gonzales being recognized for her play this past week.
  • JWU Falls in TSC Semifinals to No. 1 Southeastern, 88-51
    February 23, 2018
    LAKELAND, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2018) – Playing in the program’s first Sun Conference Semifinal contest, the Johnson & Wales women’s basketball team (13-16) fell to the No. 1-ranked Southeastern Fire (28-0), 88-51, on Friday evening from The Furnace in Lakeland, Florida.
  • JWU Takes on No. 1-Ranked Southeastern in TSC Semifinals This Friday
    February 22, 2018
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2018) – Coming off an historic quarterfinal victory over Ave Maria this past week, the Johnson & Wales women’s basketball team (13-15, 8-10 TSC) travel to Lakeland, Florida, to face the No.1-ranked team in the nation; the Southeastern Fire (27-0, 18-0 TSC); on Friday, February 23, in the Sun Conference semifinals. Tipoff is set for 5:00 p.m. ET.
  • Tianna Ayulo Named Sun Conference Freshman of the Year; TSC Award Winners Announced
    February 22, 2018
    LAKELAND, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2018) - On the eve of The Sun Conference Women's Basketball Championship Presented by Olympus Insurance, the league announced its all-conference honors on Thursday highlighted by Johnson & Wales forward Tianna Ayulo being named this year's TSC Freshman of the Year. Ayulo also earned first-team all-league honors along with teammate Diamond Williams.
  • Gonzales’ 20 Points Help JWU Down Ave Maria, 66-63, to Advance to the TSC Semifinals
    February 20, 2018
    AVE MARIA, Fla. (Feb. 20, 2018) – JoNae Gonzales poured in a team-high 20 points to lead the Johnson & Wales women’s basketball team (13-15, 8-10 TSC) to a 66-63 win over the No. 4-seeded Ave Maria Gyrenes (20-9, 11-7 TSC) in the Sun Conference Tournament Quarterfinals on Tuesday evening.
  • Wildcats Travel to Ave Maria for TSC Quarterfinal Contest on Tuesday
    February 19, 2018
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (Feb. 19, 2018) – Riding a four-game winning streak, the Johnson & Wales women’s basketball team (12-15, 8-10 TSC) will travel to Ave Maria, Florida, to take on the Gyrenes (10-8, 11-7 TSC) in the Sun Conference Quarterfinals set for Tuesday evening. Tipoff is slated for 6:00 p.m.
  • Wildcats Shut Down Royals in the Fourth Quarter for a 70-57 Victory and Fourth-Straight Win
    February 17, 2018
    LAKE WALES, Fla. (Feb. 17, 2018) – Holding the Royals to just 14.3 percent shooting from the floor in the fourth quarter, the Johnson and Wales women’s basketball team (12-15, 8-10 TSC) won its fourth-straight contest with a 70-57 win over Warner on Saturday afternoon.
  • Seniors Shine in Final Home Game as JWU Downs Webber International, 75-54
    February 15, 2018
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (Feb. 15, 2018) – Playing in the final home game of their Wildcat careers, Kiana Desrosiers, Bevin Mays, and Antranae Alvin led the Johnson & Wales women’s basketball (11-15, 7-10 TSC) to a 75-54 win over Webber International (9-19, 3-14 TSC) on Saturday evening.
  • Ayulo Scores a Career-High 28 Points in 80-70 Win over Keiser
    February 10, 2018
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (Feb. 10. 2018) – A career-high 28 points by freshman Tianna Ayulo helped guide the Johnson & Wales women’s basketball team (10-15, 6-10 TSC) to an 80-70 win over Keiser University (5-22, 2-14 TSC) on Saturday afternoon.
  • Ayulo Hits Game-Winner to Cap Off 23-Point Outing at Florida Memorial, 65-64
    February 03, 2018
    MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (Feb. 3, 2018) – Freshman Tianna Ayulo scored the go-ahead bucket with 10 seconds left in the game as the Johnson & Wales women’s basketball team (9-15, 5-10 TSC) defeated the Florida Memorial Lions (13-9, 8-6 TSC), 65-64, on Saturday afternoon.
  • Williams Set School Record for Career Points in Loss to St. Thomas
    February 01, 2018
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (Feb. 1, 2018) – Diamond Williams became Johnson & Wales’ all-time leader in points, scoring 19 versus St. Thomas in an 81-68 loss to the Bobcats on Thursday evening.
  • JWU Falls to No. 2 Southeastern, 94-54
    January 27, 2018
    LAKELAND, Fla. (Jan. 27, 2018) – The Johnson & Wales women’s basketball team (8-14, 4-9 TSC) fell to the Southeastern Fire (22-0, 12-0 TSC), 94-54, on Saturday afternoon.
  • Wildcats Unable to Overcome Rough Start in 80-72 Loss to Ave Maria
    January 25, 2018
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (Jan. 25, 2018) – Falling behind 10-0 to start the game, the Johnson &Wales women’s basketball (8-13, 4-8 TSC) fell Ave Maria (16-5, 8-4 TSC), 80-72, on Thursday night.
  • Turnovers Prove To Be Costly in Wildcats’ 82-57 loss at Coastal Georgia
    January 20, 2018
    BRUNSWICK, Ga. (Jan. 20, 2018) – Committing 20 turnovers, resulting in 22 Mariner points, the Johnson & Wales women’s basketball team (8-12, 4-7 TSC) fell to Coastal Georgia (14-5, 9-2 TSC), 82-57, on Saturday afternoon.
  • Four Wildcats Score in Double-Figures in Double-Digit Blowout of Thomas, 70-56
    January 18, 2018
    THOMASVILLE, Ga. (Jan. 18, 2018) – Four Wildcats scored in double-figures as the Johnson & Wales women’s basketball team (8-11, 4-6 TSC) defeated the Thomas Night Hawks (6-10, 3-8 TSC), 70-56, on Thursday evening.
  • Wildcats Win Third Straight; Top Webber International, 71-64
    January 13, 2018
    BABSON Park, Fla. (Jan. 13, 2018) – With three Wildcats scoring in double-figures, the Johnson & Wales women’s basketball team (7-11, 3-6 TSC) picked up its third-straight victory with a 71-64 win over Webber International (7-12, 2-7 TSC) on Saturday afternoon.
  • Williams Leads JWU to Overtime Win over Warner, 79-75
    January 11, 2018
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (Jan. 11, 2018) – Unable to decide the game in regulations, the Johnson & Wales women’s basketball team (6-11, 2-6 TSC) outscored the Warner Lady Royals in overtime, 14-10, to win its second-straight conference outing, 79-75 on Thursday evening.
  • JWU Earns First Conference Win with 68-59 Victory over Keiser
    January 06, 2018
    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 6, 2018) – A 26-point fourth quarter by the Wildcats led the Johnson & Wales women’s basketball team (5-11, 1-6 TSC) to a 68-59 win over Keiser University (4-14, 1-6 TSC) on Saturday afternoon. The victory marked the first Sun Conference win of the season for the Wildcats.
  • Wildcats Close Out Non-Conference Action with an 86-77 Loss to Talladega
    December 29, 2017
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (Dec. 29, 2017) – Despite a pair of 20-point scorers, the Johnson & Wales women’s basketball team (4-11) dropped its final non-conference game with an 86-77 loss to Talladega (9-6) on Friday afternoon.
  • Third Quarter Dooms Wildcats in 66-55 loss to Concordia
    December 18, 2017
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (Dec. 18, 2017) – Out-scored 21-5 in the third quarter, the Johnson & Wales women’s basketball team (4-10) fell to the Concordia Cardinals (10-5), 66-55, on Monday evening.
  • JWU Falls to Saint Leo, 72-70
    December 12, 2017
    SAINT LEO, Fla. (Dec. 12, 2017) – In a game that produced 10 lead changes and eight tie scores, the Johnson & Wales women’s basketball team (4-9) fell to the Saint Leo Lions (5-6), 72-70, in non-conference action on Tuesday night.
  • Women’s Basketball Falls to St. Thomas on Late Field Goal, 67-66
    December 09, 2017
    MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (Dec. 9, 2017) – A layup by St. Thomas’ Samara Auguste with 14 seconds left in the contest handed the Johnson & Wales women’s basketball team (4-8, 0-6 TSC) a 67-66 loss to the Bobcats (5-5, 5-0 TSC) on Saturday afternoon.
  • Slow Start Leads to 63-56 loss for JWU versus Florida Memorial
    December 07, 2017
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (Dec. 7, 2017) – The Johnson & Wales women’s basketball team (4-7, 0-5 TSC) battled back from a slow start (out-scored 24-3 in the first quarter) and 26-point deficit but could not top the Florida Memorial Lions (6-5, 2-2 TSC), falling in Sun Conference action, 63-56, on Thursday evening.
  • Women’s Basketball Hosts Florida Memorial on Thursday
    December 06, 2017
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (Dec. 6, 2017) – The Johnson & Wales women’s basketball team (4-6, 0-4 TSC) will host the Florida Memorial Lions (5-5, 1-2 TSC) on Thursday, December 7. Tipoff is set for 6:00 p.m.
  • Women’s Basketball Suffers 84-74 loss at Ave Maria
    December 03, 2017
    AVE MARIA, Fla. (Dec. 2, 2017) – A pair of Wildcats reached the 20-point plateau in an 84-74 loss for Johnson & Wales (4-6, 0-4 TSC) at Ave Maria (10-0, 4-0 TSC) on Saturday.
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