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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (November 7, 2019) – Junior Tianna Ayulo and sophomore Jordan McDuffie combined for 30 points as the Johnson & Wales (Fla.) women's basketball team improved to 3-0 following a 74-52 win over Trinity Baptist (0-2) on Thursday night.
Ayulo posted her first double-double of the season, scoring a team-high 17 points and grabbing and game-high 10 rebounds versus the Eagles. The native of Hollywood, Florida, also registered a game-high five steals. McDuffie scored 13 points on 6-of-11 shooting from the floor in 26 minutes of action.
Sophomore Carol Hadot led the Wildcats with seven assists. The product of Oceanside, California, added eight points and recorded five boards in the contest.
JWU shot 49.3 percent from the floor (33-of-67) and was 8-of-17 from the free-throw line (47.1 percent). TBC converted 20-of-45 from the floor (44.4 percent) and was 5-of-16 from 3-point range (31.3 percent). JWU forced 25 Eagle turnovers, resulting in 21 points for the Wildcats.
The Wildcats will open Sun Conference action taking on Warner on Saturday, November 16. Game time from Lake Wales, Florida, is set for 2:00 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 jwu.edu.
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