Wildcats Head to Ave Maria, Florida, to Take on Gyrenes this Saturday

Wildcats Head to Ave Maria, Florida, to Take on Gyrenes this Saturday

NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (January 10, 2020) – The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) men's and women's basketball teams will host the Southeastern Fire in a doubleheader on Thursday, January 9. Game time for the women is set for 5:30 p.m. The men's game is slated for a 7:30 p.m. tipoff.



JWU vs. Ave Maria (doubleheader)

Date:
Jan. 11, 2020
Location: Ave Maria, Fla.
Venue: Tom Golisano (4810 Kelleher Street, Ave Maria, FL 34142)

Women's Game

Johnson & Wales (Fla.) (10-4, 4-2 TSC) vs. Ave Maria (13-4, 6-1 TSC)
Game Time:
2:00 pm   
Live Stats
Live Video


Men's Game
Johnson & Wales (Fla.) (5-9, 1-5 TSC) vs. No. 11 Ave Maria (11-6, 5-2 TSC)
Game Time:
4:00 pm 
Live Stats
Live Video



JWU Women's Basketball

Last time out: The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) women's basketball team (10-4, 4-2 TSC) dropped a 98-61 decision to the No. 2-ranked Southeastern Fire (15-2, 7-0 TSC) on Thursday evening.

Senior Lexie Jackson scored a career-high 24 points in the loss, reaching the 20-point plateau for the first time in her JWU career. The native of Indio, California, shot 8-of-13 from the floor and was 6-of-7 from 3-point land. Jackson also grabbed seven rebounds and had one blocked shot.

Sophomore Jordan McDuffie also reached double-figures in scoring, posting 13 points on 5-of-13 shooting. The native of White Plains, Maryland, dished out a team-best four assists and registered a squad-best three steals.

Leading the Wildcats in rebound was junior Chrystal Pressley, who grabbed eight boards versus the Fire.

JWU ended the night shooting 37.7 percent from the floor (23-of-61) and was 11-of-28 from 3-point range (39.3 percent). SEU drained 40-of-79 shots from the field (50.6 percent) and hit on 29.4 percent from beyond the arc. JWU committed 34 turnovers resulting in 42 points for the Fire.

2019-20 Leaders
Points: Tianna Ayulo – 15.3 ppg
Rebounds: Chrystal Pressley – 7.9 rpg
Assists: Tianna Ayulo – 3.7 rpg

2019-20 Game Highs

Points

24

Two times

Field Goals Made

10

Three times

3-Point FG Made

6

Lexie Jackson vs Southeastern (01/09/20)

Rebounds

15

Chrystal Pressley vs Keiser (11/16/19)

Assists    

8        

Tianna Ayulo vs Lawrence Tech (12/29/19)

Steals   

8       

Shikal Gillion vs Coastal Georgia (12/06/19)

Blocked Shots      

3        

Five times

 
The Matchup

  AMU JWU
Current Record 13 - 4 10 - 4
Scoring 1148 1004
Points Per Game 67.529 71.714
Scoring Margin 11.588 3.071
Field Goals 420 389
Field Goal Percentage 0.410 0.406
3-pt FG 82 62
3-point FG Percent 0.324 0.250
3-point FG made per game 4.824 4.429
Free Throws 226 164
Free throw pct 0.651 0.569
Rebounds 718 606
Rebounds per game 42.235 43.286
Rebounding Margin 10.235 4.714
Assists 228 200
Assists per game 13.412 14.286
Turnovers 299 236
Turnovers per game 17.588 16.857
Turnover margin 0.824 4.000
Assist/Turnover Ratio 0.763 0.847
Steals 173 175
Steals per game 10.176 12.500
Blocks 38 64
Blocks per game 2.235 4.571

 



JWU Men's Basketball

 

Last time out: The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) men's basketball team (5-9, 1-5 TSC) fell to the (rv) Southeastern Fire (13-5, 6-1 TSC), 86-59, on Thursday evening.

The loss snapped a three-game winning streak for JWU.

The Wildcats had three players score in double-figures led by freshman Tyler Poindexter, who scored 13 points on 4-of-9 shooting from the floor, including three 3-point buckets. Joining Poindexter was freshmen Dante Pace (11) and Alex Doane (10). Pace went 4-of-8 from the field and was 3-of-6 from 3-point land. Doane was 4-of-13 from the floor and 2-of-9 from beyond the arc.

Leading JWU in rebounding was sophomore Tristan Stephens, who tallied eight boards versus the Fire.

The Wildcats finished the night shooting 40.7 percent from the floor (22-of-54) and were 9-of-30 from 3-point land (30.0 percent). SEU made 28-of-59 attempts from the field (47.5 percent) and converted 47.8 percent of its shots from downtown (11-of-23). The Fire out-rebounded the Wildcats, 43-24, and held a 15-5 edge in second chance points.

2019-20 Leaders
Points: Dante Pace – 15.5 ppg
Rebounds: Kevin Rostamian – 8.1 rpg
Assists: Alex Doane – 3.5 apg

2019-20 Game Highs

Points

33

Dante Pace vs Saint Xavier (12/17/19)

Field Goals Made

10

Tristan Stephens at Florida College (11/01/19)

3-Point FG Made

7

Dante Pace vs Saint Xavier (12/17/19)

Rebounds

17

Kevin Rostamian vs Coastal Georgia (12/05/19)

Assists    

8       

Vince Ventulan at Florida College (11/01/19)

Steals   

7       

Tristan Stephens vs Coastal Georgia (12/05/19)

Blocked Shots      

3        

Two times

 

The Matchup

  AMU JWU
Current Record 11 - 6 5 - 9
Scoring 1451 1068
Points Per Game 85.353 76.286
Scoring Margin 7.765 -8.500
Field Goals 494 379
Field Goal Percentage 0.457 0.444
3-pt FG 193 169
3-point FG Percent 0.380 0.377
3-point FG made per game 11.353 12.071
Free Throws 270 141
Free throw pct 0.756 0.675
Rebounds 606 462
Rebounds per game 35.647 33.000
Rebounding Margin -1.412 -8.429
Assists 265 234
Assists per game 15.588 16.714
Turnovers 201 205
Turnovers per game 11.824 14.643
Turnover margin 2.882 -1.500
Assist/Turnover Ratio 1.318 1.141
Steals 134 95
Steals per game 7.882 6.786
Blocks 29 42
Blocks per game 1.706 3.000

 



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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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