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Eight JWU Basketball Seniors To Be Honored Wednesday Night

Eight JWU Basketball Seniors To Be Honored Wednesday Night

Charlotte, NC - Johnson & Wales Charlotte will honor four women's and four men's basketball graduating seniors prior to tip-off of their home games on Wednesday night. The women's basketball ceremony will take place at approximately 5:55pm, while the men's ceremony will take place at approximately 7:55pm. This class marks the most decorated set of players in school history. Their collective and individual achievements are unmatched in the annals of basketball on the Charlotte Campus.

Justice Wallace has been a part of 60 wins during her JWU career, 2nd best in school history. She is a member of the 2018 USCAA National Champions. She has scored 597 points in her career to date, ranking 6th all-time. Her 416 total rebounds, ranks 5th all-time, while her 36 blocks, ranks 3rd. 

 Career Highs:

34 points vs. SC F&M on 12/18/19

14 rebounds vs. SC F&M on 12/18/19

Shannon Martin was also a member of the 2018 USCAA National Champions. She won the 3 point shooting contest at the 2019 USCAA National Tournament. Her 445 points in her career to date, ranks 8th all-time. This year, her 2.8 3 point field goals made per game, is 6th best, nationally, and her 55 made three pointers is 4th highest in the country.

Career Highs:

20 points, done twice. Most recently vs. NC A&T on 11/9/19

6 rebounds vs. SC F&M on 12/18/19

Jada Morgan was a key contributor to 2018 national title, scoring 22 points in the three games in the tournament.She has scored 547 points in her career to date, and grabbed 266 rebounds, both ranking 7th all-time. Her 108 assists are 5th best in school history.

Career Highs:

22 points vs. Villa Maria on 12/13/19

20 rebounds vs. Morris on 11/5/19

Ineesha Hankerson has been a part of 61 wins during her JWU career, best in school history. She was the 2018 USCAA National Championships Tournament MVP, and was also named to the 2019 USCAA National Championship all-Tournament Team. She earned 2018 USCAA 2nd Team All-American honors, and followed that up with a 2019 USCAA 1st Team All-American selection. She is both a two-time USCAA National Player of the Week, and two-time EMAC Player of the Week. 

She has scored 1239 points in her career to date, and pulled down 949 rebounds, ranking 1st all-time. Her 116 blocks is also a school record, while her 132 steals is 3rd best in school history.

Career Highs:

29 points vs. Bob Jones on 1/15/19

20 rebounds, done three times, most recently vs. MACU on 2/8/20

8 blocks vs. Bob Jones on 1/15/19

Majerle Poole has been a part of 54 wins during his JWU career, 2nd best is school history. He has twice been named EMAC Player of the Week.

 His 1474 career points, and 195 made three pointers rank 2nd all-time. His 209 assists, 146 steals, and 541 rebounds are 3rd best in school history.

Career Highs:

39 points vs. Bob Jones on 1/15/19 (School record)

14 rebounds vs. Warren Wilson on 1/29/20

Malik Bullock has been a part of 53 wins during his JWU career, 3rd best in school history. He has scored 529 points in his career to date, which ranks 10th all-time. His 192 assists is 4th best in school history, while his 96 steals rank 5th. He also ranks 6th all-time in rebounds with 366.

Career Highs:

22 points vs. Warren Wilson on 2/7/18

11 rebounds vs. MACU on 2/8/20

10 assists vs. Johnston Community College on 1/12/20

Robert Hobson was named as both a USCAA 2nd Team All-American and a NCCSIA 2nd Team All-State player in 2019. He was also chosen as part of the 2019 USCAA National Championships All-Tournament Team. Additionally, Robert has already been named EMAC Player of the Week three times this season.

 He has scored 1256 points in his career to date, which ranks 3rd all-time. He led the nation in three point makes in 2019, and his 237 career three pointers is best in school history. His 229 assists ranks 2nd in school annals, while his 77.5% free throw percentage is fourth best among all who qualified.

Career Highs:

36 points, twice, most recently vs. Clinton on 1/21/20

13 rebounds vs. Morris on 1/15/20

9 assists vs. Morris on 2/5/19

Antonio Smith has been a two year player for the Wildcats, and is making a big impact this season. He tied the school record with 7 blocks in a single game on January 21st. He set new career highs in both points (23) and rebounds (14) within the last week. His 35 career blocks ranks 4th all-time, while his 59.9% field goal percentage is 2nd best in school history.

Career Highs:

23 points vs, MACU on Saturday

14 rebounds vs. Regent on 2/4/20

7 blocks vs. Clinton on 1/21/20