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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (February 22, 2020) – The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) men's basketball team (7-19, 3-15 TSC) lost its season finale at Florida Memorial (10-17, 7-11 TSC), 101-51, on Saturday evening.
Freshman Dante Pace led all Wildcats with 18 points on 5-of-11 shooting from the field (including four treys) and 4-of-4 shooting from the free-throw line. The native of Miami, Florida, dished out three assists and recorded two steals.
Also scoring in double-figures was freshman Alex Doane, who posted 10 points and a team-high seven rebounds. The product of Boca Raton, Florida, led JWU with four assists.
JWU ended the contest shooting 23.0 percent from the floor (14-of-61) and was 7-of-30 from 3-point range (23.3 percent). FMU made 41-of-79 attempts from the field (51.9 percent) and converted 33.3 percent from beyond the arc (10-of-30). The Wildcats were out-rebounded 62-34, with FMU out-scoring JWU, 26-4 in second chance points.
With the loss, JWU closes out the 2019-2020 regular season with a 7-19 overall record (3-15 in Sun Conference action).
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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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