Four Wildcats Score in Double-Figures in 87-74 Loss at No. 14 Keiser

Four Wildcats Score in Double-Figures in 87-74 Loss at No. 14 Keiser

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (January 25, 2020)
– Despite four Wildcats reaching double-figures in scoring, the Johnson & Wales (Fla.) men's basketball team (6-12, 2-8 TSC) fell to the No. 14-ranked Keiser Seahawks (17-3, 9-1 TSC), 87-74, on Saturday evening.

The Wildcats were led by freshman Dante Pace, who posted 20 points on 6-of-17 shooting from the floor, including four treys. Pace was also 4-of-4 from the free-throw line and notched three assists and three steals versus the Seahawks.

Freshman Alex Doane scored 17 points on 6-of-19 shooting from the field, including two 3-pointers. The native of Boca Raton, Florida, led JWU with six assists. Also scoring in double figures was freshman Tyler Poindexter, who added 12 points on 2-of-3 shooting from downtown and 6-of-6 shooting from the charity stripe.

Sophomore Kevin Rostamian registered his fifth double-double of the season, scoring 11 points and grabbing a game-high 11 rebounds.

The Wildcats finished the night, shooting 35.4 percent from the floor (23-of-65) and were 10-of-34 from beyond the arc (29.4 percent). The Seahawks went 33-of-69 form the field (47.8 percent) and shot 22.7 percent from 3-point land (5-of-22). KU held a 47-32 advantage on the boards, including a 15-8 edge on the offensive glass.

JWU will host the Warner Royals on Thursday, January 30. Game time is set for 7:30 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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