Charlotte, NC - The JWU Men's Basketball Team tipped-off their 19-20 season with a win over South Carolina Faith A&M on Saturday, 117-62.
The teams would battle back and forth for the first five minutes, with the Ragin' Bulls holding a 6-5 advantage before the Wildcats rattled off 14 straight points. JWU would keep the foot on the gas for the rest of the half, going into halftime holding a 43-29 lead.
The second half was all Wildcats as they outscored SCFAM 74-33. For the game, the Wildcats held their opponent to 37.7% while shooting 53%, and all 17 players dressed out for JWU scored a point in the contest. JWU shot 37% from three, with 10 different Wildcats connecting on a three, a new team record. The Wildcats out-rebounded the Ragin' Bulls 41-32 and forced 38 turnovers while only committing 16. JWU also held the bench scoring advantage 68-18.
The Wildcats travel to UNC Wilmington on November 5th for a 7:00 pm tip-off vs the NCAA D1 opponent.