Men’s Basketball Suffers 75-53 Loss to Warner

Men’s Basketball Suffers 75-53 Loss to Warner

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NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (January 30, 2020)
– The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) men's basketball team (6-13, 2-9 TSC) suffered a 75-53 loss to the Warner Royals (16-8, 5-7 TSC) on Thursday evening.

Sophomore Kevin Rostamian led all Wildcats with 10 points and eight rebounds. The native of Westin, Florida, shot 3-of-7 from the floor and was 4-of-4 from the free-throw line versus the Royals. The first-year Wildcat also notched a season-high four blocked shots.

Despite holding a 33-31 lead at the half, JWU ended the night shooting 34.6 percent from the floor (18-of-52) and was 4-of-21 from 3-point range (19.0 percent). Warner finished the contest shooting 29-of-53 from the field (54.7 percent) and made 3-of-12 shots from long range (25.0 percent).

The Royals held a 42-21 edge in rebounding with a 13-5 advantage on the offensive glass.   

The Wildcats will travel to Babson Park, Florida, to take on the Webber International Warriors on Saturday, February 1. Game time is scheduled 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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