Wildcats Host Keiser in Basketball Doubleheader this Saturday

Wildcats Host Keiser in Basketball Doubleheader this Saturday

NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (November 22, 2019) – The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) men's and women's basketball teams will host the Keiser Seahawks in a doubleheader on Saturday, November 23. Game time for the women is set for 2:00 p.m. The men's game is slated for an 4:00 p.m. tipoff.


JWU vs. Keiser (doubleheader)

Date: Nov. 22, 2019
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

Johnson & Wales (Fla.) (4-0, 1-0 TSC) vs. Keiser (3-2, 0-1 TSC)
Game Time: 2:00 pm   
Live Stats
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Men's Game
Johnson & Wales (Fla.) (2-4, 0-1 TSC) vs. Keiser (4-1, 1-0 TSC)
Game Time: 4:00 pm (approximately 30 minutes after the women's game)  
Live Stats
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JWU Women's Basketball

Last time out: Led by Jordan McDuffie's 13 points, the Johnson & Wales (Fla.) women's basketball team (4-0, 1-0 TSC) opened up Sun Conference play with a 64-52 win over the Warner Royals (1-4, 0-1 TSC) on Saturday afternoon.

McDuffie finished the afternoon shooting 5-of-9 from the floor and 2-of-2 from the free-throw line marking her fourth-straight, double-digit-scoring game. The native of White Plains, Maryland, also grabbed four rebounds and dished out three assists.

Freshman Shikal Gillion added a career-high 11 points and recorded a team-high eight rebounds versus the Royals.  Shykim Gillion tallied 10 points on 5-of-11 shooting while recording a game-high seven steals. Also reaching double-figures in scoring were junior Tianna Ayulo (10) and Alexis McClain (10), who both grabbed six boards each in the contest as well.

The Wildcats finished the afternoon shooting 36.4 percent from the floor (24-of-66) and were 4-of-21 from 3-point range (19.0 percent). WU converted 19-of-49 from the floor (38.8 percent) and made just 2-of-5 shots from beyond the arc (40.0 percent).

The JWU defensive forced 27 Warner turnovers resulting in 20 points for the Wildcats.

2019-20 Leaders
Points: Tianna Ayulo – 17.0 ppg
Rebounds: Tianna Ayulo – 7.5 rpg
Assists: Shykim Gillion – 4.3 apg

2019-20 Game Highs

Points

22

Tianna Ayulo vs Florida National (11/05/19)

Field Goals Made

10

Tianna Ayulo vs vs Florida National (11/05/19)

3-Point FG Made

2

Lexie Jackson vs Virgin Islands (10/18/19)

Rebounds

14

Two times

Assists    

7        

Three times

Steals   

7       

Shykim Gillion at Warner (11/16/19)

Blocked Shots      

3        

Two times

 
The Matchup

  JWU KU
  4 - 0 3 - 2
Scoring 290 398
Points Per Game 72.500 79.600
Scoring Margin 19.500 12.000
Field Goals 118 142
Field Goal Percentage 0.415 0.437
3-pt FG 10 42
3-point FG Percent 0.145 0.389
3-point FG made per game 2.500 8.400
Free Throws 44 72
Free throw pct 0.458 0.735
Rebounds 189 234
Rebounds per game 47.250 46.800
Rebounding Margin 10.250 12.200
Assists 60 81
Assists per game 15.000 16.200
Turnovers 56 101
Turnovers per game 14.000 20.200
Turnover margin 10.750 -4.200
Assist/Turnover Ratio 1.071 0.802
Steals 57 39
Steals per game 14.250 7.800
Blocks 18 18
Blocks per game 4.500 3.600

 


JWU Men's Basketball

 

Last time out: The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) men's basketball team (2-4, 0-1 TSC) dropped its Sun Conference opener to the No. 21-ranked Warner Royals (7-0, 1-0 TSC), 110-90, on Saturday evening.

The Wildcats were led by senior Sidney Alcena, who posted 18 on 6-of-10 shooting from the floor. Also reaching double-figures were Alex Doane (13), Tyler Poindexter (12), Michael Stuart (11), and Tristan Stephens (10).

JWU finished the game shooting 34-of-64 from the floor (53.1 percent) and was 50.0 percent from 3-point range (15-of-30). WU converted 56.5 percent from the floor (35-of-62) and drained 9-of-20 from downtown (45.0 percent).

2019-20 Leaders
Points: Dante Pace – 15.0 ppg
Rebounds: Two players – 6.8 rpg
Assists: Alex Doane – 3.5 apg

2019-20 Game Highs

Points

28

Dante Pace vs. Florida National (11/5/19)

Field Goals Made

10

Tristan Stephens at Florida College (11/01/19)

3-Point FG Made

6

Three times

Rebounds

15

Kevin Rostamian vs Cumberland (TN) (11/02/19)

Assists    

8       

Vince Ventulan at Florida College (11/01/19)

Steals   

4       

Tristan Stephens at Point Park (11/10/19)

Blocked Shots      

2        

Three times

 

The Matchup

  JWU KU
  2 - 4 4 - 1
Scoring 474 457
Points Per Game 79.000 91.400
Scoring Margin -9.333 15.600
Field Goals 167 161
Field Goal Percentage 0.449 0.488
3-pt FG 70 32
3-point FG Percent 0.383 0.344
3-point FG made per game 11.667 6.400
Free Throws 70 103
Free throw pct 0.686 0.730
Rebounds 200 236
Rebounds per game 33.333 47.200
Rebounding Margin -9.000 12.000
Assists 94 100
Assists per game 15.667 20.000
Turnovers 83 115
Turnovers per game 13.833 23.000
Turnover margin -1.000 -1.400
Assist/Turnover Ratio 1.133 0.870
Steals 39 65
Steals per game 6.500 13.000
Blocks 15 40
Blocks per game 2.500 8.000

 


 

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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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