Streak Hits 11 As Men's Basketball Cruises At Home

Streak Hits 11 As Men's Basketball Cruises At Home

Charlotte, NC - The JWU men's basketball team hosted Toccoa Falls College on Saturday. The Wildcats' well-rounded performance extended their winning streak with a 107-54 wire-to-wire victory.

Highlights:
  • The Wildcats never trailed and stretched their lead as high as 55 points.
  • JWU forced 30 turnovers which led to 34 points. They only committed 10 turnovers resulting in 10 points for the Screaming Eagles.
  • The Wildcats out-rebounded their opponents, 48-36, and outscored TFC in the paint, 60-16.
  • The Wildcats shot 50.6% from the field and held TFC to 31.1%.
  • The JWU bench outscored their counterparts, 59-28.
  • JWU boasted five double-digit scorers: Robert Hobson led the way with 21, Kajuan Madden-McAfee had 19, Majerle Poole contributed 14, Antonio Smith had 12, and Zyrion Wilkins chipped in 10.
  • Malik Bullock and Madden-McAfee each had 9 rebounds to lead the Wildcats.
  • Poole had 5 steals on the evening, while Bullock and Hobson added 3 apiece.
  • Seventh ranked JWU moves to 16-8 on the season and extends their winning streak to 11 games.
From The Coach:

"Great team win tonight. It was exciting to see that we had no let up from 1-14," commented Head Coach Dan Larkin. "We'll enjoy this one until midnight and then turn our attention to the big week we have, starting Wednesday with Warren Wilson."

Up Next:

The Wildcats host Warren Wilson on Feb. 13th with a 7:00 pm tip-off. The game will also serve as "Senior Night" as senior Christian Creswell is recognized for his contribution to the program.