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Women's Basketball Takes Down Builders On Road

Women's Basketball Takes Down Builders On Road

Charlotte, NC - The Johnson & Wales Women's Basketball Team traveled to EMAC opponent Apprentice School on Saturday, returning home with the 81-67 victory.

  • The game matched JWU, #13 in USCAA D2, and Apprentice, ranked #14 in USCAA D1.
  • JWU outscored the Builders 19 to 14 in the first quarter, but TAS held the halftime lead, 40-35.
  • The Builders' five point halftime advantage was their largest lead of the game.
  • The Wildcats moved ahead in the third quarter, outscoring the visitors 22-13.
  • JWU furthered their lead with a 24-14 fourth quarter showing.
  • The Wildcats shot 43% and held TAS to 32%.
  • JWU outscored the Builders 36-26 on points in the paint.
  • The Wildcats' bench outscored their counterpart 18-10.
  • Jamyah Montissol tied her career high with 30 points for the third consecutive game.
  • Ineesha Hankerson had 16 points and 17 rebounds.
  • Micah Thomas added 10 points.
  • The victory improves the Wildcats to 11-11 on the season and 5-2 in EMAC play.

"I'm proud of the way our team responded after halftime," commented JWU Head Coach Ashley Raley-Ross. "We are continuing to play together as a team and sharing the ball. We will use the time we have this upcoming week to prepare for our game Saturday at Clinton."

Up Next:

The Wildcats conclude the regular season on February 22nd when they travel to EMAC opponent Clinton College. That game is slated for a 2:00 pm tip-off.