JWU’s Dwayne Adams Earns Second-Team All-Sun Conference Recognition

JWU’s Dwayne Adams Earns Second-Team All-Sun Conference Recognition

NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (Feb. 20, 2019) --  The Sun Conference announced its 2018-19 All-Sun Conference Men's Basketball Teams on Wednesday which included Johnson & Wales (Fla.) freshman Dwayne Adams, who garnered second-team recognition.

The all-conference teams (first and second) are comprised of 20 Sun Conference student-athletes with 10 first-team and 10 second-team honors as voted on by the league's 10 head coaches.

Adams, a freshman guard, appeared in 25 games for the Wildcats, starting in 23. The native of Miami averaged 13.0 points-, 3.8 rebounds, 3.8 assists-, and 1.6 steals-per-game during the 2018-19 campaign. His 13.0 points-per-game ranked No. 13 in the conference while his steals-per-game averaging was the fourth-best in the league. He also ranked in the Top-5 in assists-per-contest (No. 5). He finished the year, shooting 40.5 percent from the floor and 32.7 percent from 3-point range. He scored in double-figures 18 times this season and reached the 20 point plateau four times, including a career-high 27 points versus Coastal Georgia (1/19/19). That 27-point performance was the team's season high. Adams also recorded his first-collegiate double-double, posting 20 points and grabbing a career-high 10 rebounds at St. Thomas (1/31/19). He dished out four-or-more assists 12 times, including a career-best eight dimes versus Webber International (1/12/19).

2018-19 Men's Basketball All-Sun Conference Teams

First Team
Leo Behrend, Ave Maria
Romello Bates, Ave Maria
Gianpaolo Riccio, Ave Maria
Jaylen Smallwood, Coastal Georgia
Andrija Matic, Keiser
Josiah Barsh, Southeastern
Justin Brown, St. Thomas
Joshua Scott, Thomas
Trae Graham, Warner
Tommie Luke, Webber International


Second Team
Devonta Leslie, Coastal Georgia
Dwayne Adams, Johnson & Wales (Fla.)
Marco Orlic, Keiser
Ismael Celestin, Southeastern
Isaiah Moody, Southeastern
Jeremy Oppenheimer, Southeastern
Philip Saunders, St. Thomas
Cedric Wright, Thomas
Darryl Mercer Jr., Warner
Jalen Williams, Warner