2019-20 Women's Basketball Headlines

  • A Season-in-Review: 2019-20 JWU Women’s Basketball
    May 11, 2020
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (May 11, 2020) – The 2019-2020 school year was shortened due to the COVID-19 Pandemic so we’ve decided to take a look back at this year and highlight the tremendous things our teams and student-athletes accomplished.
  • Hoop Dreams - JWU Magazine
    May 07, 2020
    TIANNA AYULO ’21 DIDN’T HAVE any other options. Committing to play women’s basketball at Johnson & Wales in North Miami was it for the native of nearby Hollywood, Florida. The Wildcats were coming off a 3 –26 season that included just one victory after Christmas. JWU had missed the Sun Conference playoffs and was the only program seriously in pursuit of a 5-foot-9 forward who averaged a modest 8.5 points per game during her prep career at South Broward High.
  • JWU Athletics Recognizes 4.0 Club Inductees for Winter 2019-20 Term
    April 21, 2020
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (April 21, 2020) -- Academic success continues to be an important focus for the Johnson & Wales Athletic Department. Winning in the classroom is just as important as success in athletic competition.
  • Tianna Ayulo Named NAIA All-America Honorable Mention
    March 19, 2020
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (March 19, 2020) – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced the 2020 Division II Women’s Basketball All-America teams on Thursday which included Johnson & Wales (Fla.) junior Tianna Ayulo.
  • NAIA Cancels Spring 2020 Sports Season
    March 16, 2020
    After convening the Council of Presidents Executive Committee this morning, and with input from the National Administrative Council and National Eligibility Committee, the decision has been made to cancel the spring 2020 sports season, effective immediately.
  • The Sun Conference Cancels All Spring Sports Seasons
    March 16, 2020
    TAMPA, Fla.— In conjunction with today’s announcement from the NAIA, The Sun Conference has cancelled all of its spring sports activities.
  • The Sun Conference Suspends All Competition Through March 26
    March 13, 2020
    TAMPA, Fla.—In conjunction with the conference’s Athletic Directors and Presidents, Sun Conference Commissioner Dustin Wilke announced that all Sun Conference competition will be suspended through Thursday, March 26.
  • Watch Tonight’s NAIA Tournament Game for FREE
    March 12, 2020
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (March 12, 2020) – Fans will be able access for FREE tonight’s historic game for the Johnson & Wales (Fla.) women’s basketball team as they face Hastings in the opening round of the NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Championship in Sioux City, Iowa.
  • NAIA Cancels All Winter Championship Events
    March 12, 2020
    Kansas City, Mo. – The NAIA announced today that effective immediately, it will be cancelling all remaining winter championship events, including those that are currently underway.
  • JWU to Take on Hastings (Neb.) in the Opening Round of the NAIA National Tournament
    March 05, 2020
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (March 5, 2020) – The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) women’s basketball team (22-7) will make its first appearance in the NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball National Championship, facing the Hasting (Neb.) Mustangs (30-3) in opening-round action on Thursday, March 12. Game time is set for 8:00 p.m. (ET).
  • Javon St. Firmin and Tianna Ayulo Named JWU Athletics Wildcats of the Week (Week 28)
    March 02, 2020
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (March 2, 2020) – Men’s track & field freshman Javon St. Firmin and women’s basketball junior Tianna Ayulo have been named JWU Athletics Wildcats of the Week for the week ending March 1 announced on Monday.
  • Wildcats Play for 2020 TSC Championship versus Webber on Saturday
    February 29, 2020
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (February 29, 2020) -- The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) women's basketball team (21-7) will take on the Webber International Warriors (19-11) in the Sun Conference Championship Game in Lakeland, Florida, on Saturday, February 29. Game time is set for 5:00 p.m.
  • Wildcats Claim Program’s First Conference Title; Defeat Webber, 71-63
    February 29, 2020
    LAKELAND, Fla. (February 29, 2020) – The Wildcat’s historic season added another jewel in its crown on Saturday as the Johnson & Wales (Fla.) women’s basketball team (22-7) claimed the program’s first Sun Conference title with a 71-63 win over Webber International (19-12).
  • Tianna Ayulo Named Sergio’s Cuban Café & Grill Player of the Month
    February 28, 2020
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (February 29, 2020) – Women’s basketball forward Tianna Ayulo has been named the Sergio’s Cuban Café & Grill Player of the Month for the month of January, the Johnson & Wales Athletic Department announced on Friday.
  • Women’s Basketball Faces Coastal Georgia in TSC Semifinals on Friday
    February 28, 2020
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (February 28, 2020) – The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) women’s basketball team (20-7) will take on the Coastal Georgia Mariners (22-6) in the Sun Conference Semifinals in Lakeland, Florida, on Friday, February 28. Game time is set for 1:00 p.m.
  • Wildcats Advance to the TSC Finals for the First Time in School History
    February 28, 2020
    LAKELAND, Fla. (February 28, 2020) – Out-scoring the Mariners 39-19 in the final 14 minutes of the game, the Johnson & Wales (Fla.) women’s basketball team (21-7) earned its first berth in the Sun Conference Finals with a 78-63 win over No. 2-seeded Coastal Georgia (22-7) on Friday afternoon.
  • The Wildcats Earn All-Sun Conference Honors
    February 27, 2020
    LAKELAND, Fla. (February 27, 2020) – The Sun Conference announced its 2019-20 all-conference teams on Thursday and junior Tianna Ayulo, sophomore Jordan McDuffie and freshman Shykim Gillion were among the 20 student-athletes voted on by the league's 10 head coaches.
  • Wildcats Advance to Sun Conference Semifinals with 73-61 Win over Ave Maria
    February 25, 2020
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (February 25, 2020) – For the first time in school history the Johnson & Wales (Fla.) women’s basketball team (20-7) reached the 20-win plateau with a 73-61 win over Ave Maria (15-14) in the Sun Conference Quarterfinals on Tuesday.
  • Tianna Ayulo and Jobed Phanord Named JWU Athletics Wildcats of the Week (Week 27)
    February 24, 2020
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (February 24, 2020) – Women’s basketball junior Tianna Ayulo and men’s track & field freshman Jobed Phanord have been named JWU Athletics Wildcats of the Week for the week ending February 23 announced on Monday.
  • JWU Hosts Ave Maria in Sun Conference Quarterfinal Match on Tuesday
    February 24, 2020
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (February 24, 2020) – The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) women’s basketball team (19-7) will host the Ave Maria Gyrenes (15-13) in the Sun Conference Quarterfinals on Tuesday, February 25. Game time is set for 6:00 p.m.
  • JWU Closes Out Regular Season with a 60-49 Win at Florida Memorial
    February 22, 2020
    MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (February 22, 2020) – Out-scoring the Lions 22-8 in the fourth quarter, the Johnson & Wales (Fla.) women’s basketball team (19-7, 13-5 TSC) defeated the Florida Memorial Lions (13-15, 8-10 TSC), 60-49, on Saturday afternoon.
  • Wildcats Close Out Regular Season at Florida Memorial
    February 21, 2020
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (February 21, 2020) -- The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) men's and women's basketball teams will travel to Miami Gardens, Florida, to close out the regular season versus the Florida Memorial Lions in a doubleheader on Friday, February 22. Game time for the women is set for 2:00 p.m. The men's game is slated for a 4:00 p.m. tipoff.
  • Wildcats Capture 75-58 Win over St. Thomas on Senior Night
    February 20, 2020
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (February 20, 2020) – Led by Tianna Ayulo’s 26 points, the Johnson & Wales (Fla.) women’s basketball team (18-7, 12-5 TSC) defeated the St. Thomas Bobcats (10-17, 7-10 TSC), 75-58, during senior night on Thursday.
  • Wildcats Host St. Thomas in Senior Day Doubleheader
    February 19, 2020
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (February 19, 2020) -- The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) men's and women's basketball teams will host the St. Thomas Bobcats in a doubleheader on Thursday, February 20. Game time for the women is set for 6:00 p.m. The men's game is slated for an 8:00 p.m. tipoff.
  • Women’s Basketball Clinches Top-4 Spot in TSC Tournament with 71-59 Victory at Thomas
    February 17, 2020
    THOMASVILLE, Ga. (February 7, 2020) – The (rv) Johnson & Wales (Fla.) women’s basketball team (17-7, 11-5 TSC) punched its ticket to the Sun Conference Tournament as a Top-4 seed with a 71-59 victory over the Thomas Night Hawks (3-17, 1-15 TSC) on Monday afternoon.
  • Women’s Basketball Falls to No. 1 Southeastern, 99-51
    February 15, 2020
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (February 15, 2020) – The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) women’s basketball team (16-7, 10-5 TSC) fell to the No. 1-ranked Southeastern Fire (25-2, 17-0 TSC), 99-51, on Saturday evening.
  • Wildcats Take on Southeastern in Saturday Doubleheader
    February 14, 2020
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (February 14, 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.
  • Women’s Basketball Completes Season Sweep of Ave Maria, 76-63
    February 13, 2020
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (February 13, 2020) – Winning its school record 16th game of the season and program-best 10th conference game of the year, the Johnson & Wales (Fla.) women’s basketball team (16-6, 10-4 TSC) completed the season sweep of the Ave Maria Gyrenes (15-11, 8-8 TSC), 76-63, on Thursday evening.
  • JWU Hosts Ave Maria in Basketball Doubleheader on Thursday
    February 12, 2020
    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.
  • Tianna Ayulo and Negus Hazel Named JWU Athletics Wildcats of the Week (Week 25)
    February 10, 2020
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (February 10, 2020) – Women’s basketball junior Tianna Ayulo and men’s basketball redshirt freshman Negus Hazel have been named JWU Athletics Wildcats of the Week for the week ending February 9 announced on Monday.
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