Men’s Basketball Falls to Thomas, 75-65

Men’s Basketball Falls to Thomas, 75-65

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NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (December 7, 2019)
– The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) men's basketball team (2-7, 0-4 TSC) fell to the Thomas Night Hawks (5-8, 2-3 TSC), 75-65, on Saturday evening from the Wildcat Center.

JWU was led by senior Michael Stuart, who posted 18 points on 6-of-11 shooting (3-of-7 from 3-point range) and was 3-of-3 from the charity stripe.

Also scoring in double-figures was freshman Tyler Poindexter, who added 16 points on 6-of-13 shooting (3-of-8 from long range).

Sophomore Kevin Rostamian led the Wildcats with six rebounds while freshman Alex Doane and sophomore Tristan Stephens paced JWU with five assists apiece.

JWU ended the night shooting 39.7 percent from the floor (25-of-63) and was 34.4 percent from 3-point land (11-of-32). TU made 26-of-50 attempts from the floor (52.0 percent) and was 4-of-10 from downtown (40.0 percent).

The Wildcats were out-rebounded by the Night Hawks, 40-27, with TU registered 34 points in the paint to just 18 for JWU.

The Wildcats will host Johnson & Wales (NC) on Saturday, December 14. Game time is set for 4:00 p.m.

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About JWU Athletics: JWU Athletics is home to more than 150 student-athletes in 11 different sports. Established in 1998, JWU Athletics is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the Sun Conference. Athletic events are held the Wildcat Center and the Miami Shores Recreation Complex (9825 NE 7th Ave., Miami Shores, FL 33138)

About JWU: Founded in 1914, Johnson & Wales University is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution with approximately 13,000 graduate, undergraduate and online students at its four campuses in Providence, Rhode Island; North Miami, Florida; Denver, Colorado; and Charlotte, North Carolina. An innovative educational leader, the university offers degree programs in arts and sciences, business, culinary arts, design and engineering, education, health and wellness, hospitality, nutrition and physician assistant studies. Its unique model integrates arts and sciences and industry-focused education with work experience and leadership opportunities, inspiring students to achieve professional success and lifelong personal and intellectual growth. The university's impact is global, with alumni from 125 countries pursuing careers worldwide. For more information, visit


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