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NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (December 14, 2019) – The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) men's basketball team (2-8) fell to JWU Charlotte (7-1), 85-68, on Saturday evening at the Wildcat Center.
JWU Charlotte used a 45-31 second half to pull away from the Wildcats as JWU (North Miami) suffered its fifth-straight loss.
The Wildcats were led by freshman Alex Doane, who posted 15 points on 5-of-7 shooting from beyond the arc in just 20 minutes of action. Freshman Tyler Poindexter added 12 points on 5-of-11 shooting from the floor to go along with a team-high seven rebounds. Freshman Dante Pace led JWU with seven assists in the contest.
JWU (North Miami) finished the night shooting 37.1 percent from the floor (23-of-62) and was 13-of-35 from 3-point range (37.1 percent). JWU Charlotte converted 32-of-63 from the floor (50.8 percent) and shot 36.0 percent from downtown (9-of-25). The Wildcats were out-rebounded 41-36 leading to 14 second chance points for the team from Charlotte.
The Wildcats will return to action on Tuesday, December 17, hosting St. Xavier. Game time is set for 7:00 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 jwu.edu.
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