Wildcats Take on St. Thomas in Doubleheader in Miami Gardens this Saturday

Wildcats Take on St. Thomas in Doubleheader in Miami Gardens this Saturday

NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (January 17, 2020) -- The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) men's and women's basketball teams will travel Miami Gardens to take on the St. Thomas Bobcats in a doubleheader on Saturday, January 18. Game time for the women is set for 2:00 p.m. The men's game is slated for a 4:00 p.m. tipoff.
 



JWU at St. Thomas (doubleheader)

Date:
Jan. 18, 2020
Location: Miami Gardens, Fla.
Venue: Fernandez Family Center (16401 NW 37th Ave, Miami Gardens, FL 33054)

Women's Game

(rv) Johnson & Wales (Fla.) (12-4, 6-2 TSC) at St. Thomas (7-11, 4-4 TSC)
Game Time: 2:00 pm   
Live Stats
Live Video


Men's Game
Johnson & Wales (Fla.) (6-10, 2-6 TSC) at St. Thomas (11-4, 4-4 TSC)
Game Time:
4:00 pm (approximately 30 minutes after the women's game)  
Live Stats
Live Video



JWU Women's Basketball

Last time out: Double-doubles by senior Lexie Jackson and junior Tianna Ayulo helped lead the (rv) Johnson & Wales (Fla.) women's basketball team (12-4, 6-2 TSC) to its second-straight win, defeating the Florida Memorial Lions (8-10, 3-5 TSC), 76-66, on Thursday night.

Ayulo posted 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for her fourth double-double of the season. The native of Hollywood, Florida, shot 10-of-20 from the floor while dishing out five assists. Jackson recorded the first double-double of her JWU career, scoring 11 points and registering a career-high 12 rebounds. The native of Indio, California, also tallied two assists, two steals and one blocked shot.

Also scoring in double-figures were junior Alexis McClain (18) and sophomore Jordan McDuffie (10).  McClain was 7-of-11 from the floor and a perfect 4-of-4 from the free-throw line while McDuffie notched a game-high six assists to go along with five rebounds and two steals.

The Wildcats ended the night, shooting 38.5 percent from the floor (30-of-78) and were 4-of-14 from 3-point range (28.6 percent). The Lions were 26-of-71 from the field (36.6 percent) and converted 33.3 percent of their shots from 3-point range (8-of-24).

JWU held a 59-35 edge in rebounding including a 27-11 advantage on the offensive glass.

2019-20 Leaders
Points: Tianna Ayulo – 16.3 ppg
Rebounds: Chrystal Pressley – 7.9 rpg
Assists: Tianna Ayulo – 3.6 apg

2019-20 Game Highs

Points

24

Two times

Field Goals Made

10

Four 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

  STU JWU
Current Record 7 - 11 12 - 4
Scoring 1217 1161
Points Per Game 67.611 72.563
Scoring Margin -0.722 3.563
Field Goals 448 453
Field Goal Percentage 0.376 0.410
3-pt FG 140 68
3-point FG Percent 0.319 0.249
3-point FG made per game 7.778 4.250
Free Throws 181 187
Free throw pct 0.631 0.570
Rebounds 706 714
Rebounds per game 39.222 44.625
Rebounding Margin -2.278 6.250
Assists 248 227
Assists per game 13.778 14.188
Turnovers 291 262
Turnovers per game 16.167 16.375
Turnover margin 4.889 3.500
Assist/Turnover Ratio 0.852 0.866
Steals 184 194
Steals per game 10.222 12.125
Blocks 33 73
Blocks per game 1.833 4.563

 



JWU Men's Basketball

Last time out: The freshman duo of Alex Doane and Dante Pace registered 22 points apiece as the Johnson & Wales (Fla.) men's basketball team (6-10, 2-6 TSC) defeated the Florida Memorial Lions (5-12, 2-6 TSC), 71-64, on Thursday evening.

Doane shot 8-of-14 from the floor, including four from 3-point range for his third 20-point outing of the 2019-20 season. Pace went 7-of-15 from the field with four treys for his sixth 20-point game of the year. The native of Miami, Florida, also grabbed five rebounds and registered three assists.

Sophomore Tristan Stephens led the JWU with eight rebounds while scoring nine points versus the Lions. Sophomore Vince Ventulan notched a game-high five assist while tallying five points a four boards in the contest.  

JWU finished the contest shooting 44.8 percent from the floor (26-of-58) and hit on 12-of-30 shots from 3-point range (40.0 percent). FMU was 20-of-62 from the field (32.3 percent) and drained 28.1 percent of its attempts from downtown (9-of-32).

The Lions held a slight edge in rebounding, 40-39, as well as a 10-6 advantage on the offensive glass.

2019-20 Leaders
Points: Dante Pace – 15.1 ppg
Rebounds: Kevin Rostamian – 8.1 rpg
Assists: Alex Doane – 3.1 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

  STU JWU
Current Record 11 - 4 6 - 10
Scoring 1273 1187
Points Per Game 84.867 74.188
Scoring Margin 6.800 -8.188
Field Goals 466 426
Field Goal Percentage 0.466 0.440
3-pt FG 132 184
3-point FG Percent 0.349 0.367
3-point FG made per game 8.800 11.500
Free Throws 209 151
Free throw pct 0.676 0.657
Rebounds 679 535
Rebounds per game 45.267 33.438
Rebounding Margin 12.267 -7.625
Assists 221 257
Assists per game 14.733 16.063
Turnovers 253 233
Turnovers per game 16.867 14.563
Turnover margin -3.000 -1.313
Assist/Turnover Ratio 0.874 1.103
Steals 113 110
Steals per game 7.533 6.875
Blocks 59 47
Blocks per game 3.933 2.938

 



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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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