Dec. 7, 2017
The Wildcat Center
Johnson & Wales (4-6, 0-4 TSC) versus Florida Memorial (5-5, 1-2 TSC)
Tipoff – 6:00 p.m. ET
Live Video l Live Stats
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.
The game will be part of a doubleheader with the men's team, who will take on FMU following the women's contest.
JWU comes into Thursday's game looking snap a current two-game losing skid as well as win its first conference game of the season. The Wildcats are averaging 76.3 points-per-game (No. 25 in the nation) on 40.1 percent shooting from the floor. Shooting 75.6 percent from the free-throw line (No. 18 in the nation), JWU is No. 19 in the nation in steals-per-game (11.8) and No. 20 in total steals (118).
The Wildcats are led offensively by Tianna Ayulo, who enters the FMU game averaging 18.4 points-per-game. The first-year forward ranks No. 15 in the nation in scoring average and is No. 25 in the nation in total points (184). Ayulo also ranks No. 20 in the nation in total steals (28) and is averaging a team-best 7.8 rebounds-per-contest. Diamond Williams is second on the team in scoring, averaging 17.9 points-per-game, while Bevin Mays (13.1 ppg) and JoNae Gonzales (10.8 ppg) round out JWU's double-digit scorers. Williams is No. 25 in the nation in scoring average and is No. 26 in the nation in free-throw percentage (86.0 percent). Gonzales leads JWU with 42 assists (No. 33 in the nation).
|Current Record||4 - 6||5 - 5|
|Points Per Game||76.300||63.400|
|Field Goal Percentage||0.401||0.372|
|3-point FG Percent||0.319||0.316|
|3-point FG made per game||7.600||6.000|
|Free throw pct||0.756||0.567|
|Rebounds per game||36.000||42.400|
|Assists per game||13.700||12.500|
|Turnovers per game||16.600||20.800|
|Steals per game||11.800||10.200|
|Blocks per game||1.100||5.400|