Men's and Women's Basketball Hosts Southeastern on Thursday

Men's and Women's Basketball Hosts Southeastern on Thursday

NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (January 8, 2020) -- The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) men's and women's basketball teams will host the Southeastern Fire in a doubleheader on Thursday, January 9. 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.



JWU vs. Southeastern (doubleheader)

Date:
Jan. 9, 2020
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.) (10-3, 4-1 TSC) vs. No. 2 Southeastern (14-2, 6-0 TSC)
Game Time: 5:30 pm   
Live Stats
Live Video


Men's Game
Johnson & Wales (Fla.) (5-8, 1-4 TSC) vs. (rv) Southeastern (12-5, 5-1 TSC)
Game Time:
7:30 pm (approximately 30 minutes after the women's game)  
Live Stats
Live Video



JWU Women's Basketball

Last time out:
Shooting just 27.3 percent from the field, the Johnson & Wales (Fla.) women's basketball team (10-3, 4-1 TSC) suffered its first Sun Conference loss of the season, falling to Webber International (8-8, 2-4 TSC), 74-56, on Saturday afternoon.

The Wildcats were led offensively by senior Lexie Jackson, who posted a career-high 16 points on 5-of-16 shooting from the floor and 4-of-4 shooting from the free-throw line. The native on Indio, California, also collected six rebounds, dished out three assists, produced two blocked shots and had three steals.

Joining Jackson in double-digit scoring were both junior Tianna Ayulo (12) and sophomore Ayshia Scott (11). Ayulo was 5-of-18 from the floor while Scott shot 5-of-11 from the field.

Leading JWU in rebounding was junior Chrystal Pressley, who notched 12 boards. Also reaching double-figures in rebounding was freshman Shikal Gillion (10).

JWU was 21-of-77 from the floor and converted just 21.1 percent of its shots from 3-point range (4-of-19). WIU made 25-of-62 attempts from the field (40.3 percent) and shot 40.0 percent from downtown (6-of-15). The Wildcats held a slight edge in rebounding, 49-48, including a 23-15 edge on the offensive glass. JWU also notched nine blocked shots in the contest.

2019-20 Leaders
Points: Tianna Ayulo – 16.0 ppg
Rebounds: Chrystal Pressley – 7.8 rpg
Assists: Tianna Ayulo – 3.8 rpg

2019-20 Game Highs

Points

24

Tianna Ayulo vs Texas Wesleyan (12/18/19)

Field Goals Made

10

Three times

3-Point FG Made

3

Jordan McDuffie vs Texas Wesleyan (12/18/19)

Rebounds

15

Chrystal Pressley vs Keiser (11/16/19)

Assists    

8        

Tianna Ayulo vs Lawrence Tech (12/29/19)

Steals   

8       

Shikal Gillion vs Coastal Georgia (12/06/19)

Blocked Shots      

3        

Five times

 
The Matchup

  JWU SEU
Current Record 10 - 3 14 - 2
Scoring 943 1388
Points Per Game 72.538 86.750
Scoring Margin 6.154 34.063
Field Goals 366 521
Field Goal Percentage 0.408 0.490
3-pt FG 51 112
3-point FG Percent 0.232 0.338
3-point FG made per game 3.923 7.000
Free Throws 160 234
Free throw pct 0.567 0.674
Rebounds 567 746
Rebounds per game 43.615 46.625
Rebounding Margin 5.385 12.188
Assists 184 293
Assists per game 14.154 18.313
Turnovers 202 282
Turnovers per game 15.538 17.625
Turnover margin 5.923 6.813
Assist/Turnover Ratio 0.911 1.039
Steals 169 214
Steals per game 13.000 13.375
Blocks 60 77
Blocks per game 4.615 4.813

 



JWU Men's Basketball

Last time out:
With four Wildcats scoring in double-figures, the Johnson & Wales (Fla.) men's basketball team (5-8, 1-4 TSC) picked up its third-straight victory, defeating the Webber International Warriors (8-8, 2-4 TSC), 83-73, on Saturday evening. The win marked the first conference win of the season for the Wildcats.

Freshman Dante Pace led all JWU scorers with 18 points. The native Miami, Florida, shot 6-of-13 from 3-point range. Also scoring in double-figures were freshman Alex Doane (16), sophomore Vince Ventulan (13), and sophomore Tristan Stephens (11). Doane was 4-of-12 from beyond the arc to go along with four assists. Ventulan was 3-of-5 from the floor and a perfect 6-of-6 from the free-throw line. Stephens grabbed 10 boards to register his second double-double of the season.

Leading JWU on the glass was sophomore Kevin Rostamian, who grabbed a game-high 12 boards. The first-year Wildcat also scored nine points and blocked a game-best three shots.

JWU ended the night shooting 49.1 percent from the floor (28-of-57) and was 17-of-38 from 3-point range (44.7 percent). WIU was held to 39.7 percent shooting from the floor (23-of-58) and made just 7-of-25 attempts from downtown (28.0 percent).

JWU held a slight edge in total rebounds, 38-34, with the Warriors out-scoring the Wildcats in second-chance points, 24-14. However, it was the three-ball that proved to be the difference as JWU made 10 more 3-pointers than WIU.

2019-20 Leaders
Points: Dante Pace – 15.8 ppg
Rebounds: Kevin Rostamian – 8.5 rpg
Assists: Alex Doane – 3.6 apg

2019-20 Game Highs

Points

33

Dante Pace vs Saint Xavier (12/17/19)

Field Goals Made

10

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

3-Point FG Made

7

Dante Pace vs Saint Xavier (12/17/19)

Rebounds

17

Kevin Rostamian vs Coastal Georgia (12/05/19)

Assists    

8       

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

Steals   

7       

Tristan Stephens vs Coastal Georgia (12/05/19)

Blocked Shots      

3        

Two times

 

The Matchup

  JWU SEU
Current Record 5 - 8 12 - 5
Scoring 1010 1466
Points Per Game 77.692 86.235
Scoring Margin -7.000 10.000
Field Goals 357 516
Field Goal Percentage 0.447 0.462
3-pt FG 160 111
3-point FG Percent 0.383 0.318
3-point FG made per game 12.308 6.529
Free Throws 136 323
Free throw pct 0.673 0.749
Rebounds 438 776
Rebounds per game 33.692 45.647
Rebounding Margin -7.615 8.706
Assists 220 224
Assists per game 16.923 13.176
Turnovers 194 287
Turnovers per game 14.923 16.882
Turnover margin -1.615 -2.059
Assist/Turnover Ratio 1.134 0.780
Steals 92 125
Steals per game 7.077 7.353
Blocks 37 37
Blocks per game 2.846 2.176

 


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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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