JWU Hosts Ave Maria in Basketball Doubleheader on Thursday

JWU Hosts Ave Maria in Basketball Doubleheader on Thursday

NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (February 12, 2020) -- The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) men's and women's basketball teams will host the Ave Maria Gyrenes in a doubleheader on Thursday, February 13. 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:
Feb. 13, 2020
Location: North Miami, Fla.
Venue: Wildcat Center (1600 NE 126th St, North Miami, FL 33181)
Admission: $5 general admission, JWU students, staff, and faculty (w/ valid JWU ID) and children 12-and-under are free.

Women's Game

(rv) Johnson & Wales (Fla.) (15-6, 9-4 TSC) vs. Ave Maria (15-10, 8-7 TSC)
Game Time:
5:30 pm   
Live Stats
Live Video


Men's Game
Johnson & Wales (Fla.) (7-15, 3-11 TSC) vs. (rv) Ave Maria (17-8, 11-4 TSC)
Game Time:
7:30 pm (approximately 30 minutes after the women's game)  
Live Stats
Live Video



JWU Women's Basketball

Last time out: The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) women's basketball team (15-6, 9-4 TSC) dropped an 84-59 decision to the Coastal Georgia Mariners (17-6, 11-3 TSC) on Saturday afternoon.

The Wildcats were led offensively by junior Tianna Ayulo and sophomore Carol Hadnot who each posted 15 points in the game. Ayulo shot 6-fo-18 from the floor and grabbed a game-high 12 rebounds for her sixth double-double of the season. Hadnot went 5-of-13 from the field including a game-high four 3-pointers.

JWU ended the game shooting 26.5 percent from the floor (22-of-83) and was 10-fo-40 from 3-point range (25.0 percent). The Mariners shot 26-of-61 from the field (42.6 percent) and knocked down 21.4 percent from downtown (3-of-14). CCG out-rebounded JWU, 48-39, despite a 25-18 edge for the Wildcats on the offensive glass.

2019-20 Leaders
Points: Tianna Ayulo – 16.6 ppg
Rebounds: Chrystal Pressley – 7.9 rpg
Assists: Tianna Ayulo – 3.4 apg

2019-20 Game Highs

Points

31

Tianna Ayulo at St. Thomas (01/18/20)

Field Goals Made

11

Two 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        

Seven times


The Matchup

  JWU AMU
Current Record 15 - 6 15 - 10
Scoring 1509 1667
Points Per Game 71.857 66.680
Scoring Margin 1.905 7.160
Field Goals 587 614
Field Goal Percentage 0.394 0.407
3-pt FG 102 129
3-point FG Percent 0.263 0.322
3-point FG made per game 4.857 5.160
Free Throws 233 310
Free throw pct 0.559 0.660
Rebounds 956 1033
Rebounds per game 45.524 41.320
Rebounding Margin 7.381 8.680
Assists 291 318
Assists per game 13.857 12.720
Turnovers 346 434
Turnovers per game 16.476 17.360
Turnover margin 3.000 -0.960
Assist/Turnover Ratio 0.841 0.733
Steals 252 213
Steals per game 12.000 8.520
Blocks 95 59
Blocks per game 4.524 2.360

 

 



JWU Men's Basketball

Last time out: Despite career highs in points by redshirt freshman Negus Hazel and sophomore Vince Ventulan, the Johnson & Wales (Fla.) men's basketball team (7-15, 3-11 TSC) fell to the Coastal Georgia Mariners (13-13, 6-8 TSC) on Saturday afternoon.

After 40 minutes of action no winner was decided ass the game was knotted up a 77-all. In overtime, the Mariners used an 11-2 run to start the extra frame, putting the game out of reach.

Hazel, who bested his previous high of 19 (yesterday at Thomas), posted a career-high 21 points on 4-of-8 shooting from the floor and 10-of-11 shooting from the free-throw line. Hazel also grabbed five boards in the game. Ventulan, who scored 19 points, went 6-of-10 from the floor and was 6-of-8 from the free-throw line while recording a team-high-tying six rebounds.

Joining Hazel and Ventulan in double-digit scoring were Dante Pace (13) and Kevin Rostamian (13).

The Wildcats ended the day shooting 40.0 percent from the floor (28-of-70) and was 8-of-30 from 3-point range (26.7 percent). The Mariners shot 25-of-61 from the field (41.0 percent) and converted 22.6 percent of their shots from long range (7-of-31).

CCG out-rebounded JWU, 50-31, and held a 13-5 edge on the offensive glass.

2019-20 Leaders
Points: Alex Doane – 14.8 ppg
Rebounds: Kevin Rostamian – 8.5 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

Two times

Rebounds

18

Kevin Rostamian at Webber International (02/01/20)

Assists    

8       

Two times

Steals   

7       

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

Blocked Shots      

4       

Kevin Rostamian vs Warner (01/30/20)

 
The Matchup

  JWU AMU
Current Record 7 - 15 17 - 8
Scoring 1600 2081
Points Per Game 72.727 83.240
Scoring Margin -8.500 9.360
Field Goals 574 713
Field Goal Percentage 0.428 0.458
3-pt FG 236 286
3-point FG Percent 0.347 0.382
3-point FG made per game 10.727 11.440
Free Throws 216 369
Free throw pct 0.692 0.759
Rebounds 708 880
Rebounds per game 32.182 35.200
Rebounding Margin -9.955 -1.240
Assists 330 377
Assists per game 15.000 15.080
Turnovers 310 294
Turnovers per game 14.091 11.760
Turnover margin -0.182 1.640
Assist/Turnover Ratio 1.065 1.282
Steals 163 177
Steals per game 7.409 7.080
Blocks 66 49
Blocks per game 3.000 1.960

 



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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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