Men’s Basketball Drops 71-51 Decision to No. 21 Southeastern

Men’s Basketball Drops 71-51 Decision to No. 21 Southeastern

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NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (February 15, 2020)
– The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) men's basketball (7-17, 3-13 TSC) dropped a 71-51 decision to the No. 21-ranked Southeastern Fire (21-7, 11-3 TSC) on Saturday evening.

The Wildcats were led by sophomore Tristan Stephens, who scored 19 points on 9-of-18 shooting from the floor and grabbed nine rebounds.

JWU ended the night shooting 31.1 percent from the floor (19-of-61) and was 6-of-26 from 3-point land (23.1 percent). SEU made 27-of-63 shots from the field (42.9 percent) and converted 42.9 percent from beyond the arc (9-of-21). The Fire held a 56-25 edge in rebounding and a 17-5 advantage on the offensive glass.

The Wildcats will host the St. Thomas Bobcats on Thursday, February 20. Game time is set for 8:00 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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