Women's Basketball Fends Off Bob Jones to Complete Perfect January

Women's Basketball Fends Off Bob Jones to Complete Perfect January

Charlotte, NC - The USCAA #11 Johnson & Wales women's basketball team finished the month of January undefeated after claiming an 87-79 victory over Bob Jones University on Tuesday at the Wildcat Center.

Freshman guard Megan Sanders finished with a career high 23 points for the Wildcats (10-5) after hitting 7-of-8 shots from beyond the arc.  Her seven three-pointers set a program record.

Ineesha Hankerson added 15 points and 13 rebounds while Vanderia Shackleford recorded a triple-double with 10 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists.

Bianca Covington and Jaquana Pauling also finished with 10 points each for Johnson & Wales.

The Wildcats have gone a perfect 5-0 since the winter break and haven't lost since Dec. 16.  On Tuesday, they did it on the strength of their rebounding and assists.  Johnson & Wales posted a 21-12 assist-to-turnover ratio on the night and dominated Bob Jones on the boards, winning the battle 52-36.

Amanda Bates led Bob Jones with 18 points and seven rebounds.

The Wildcats resume play on Thursday when they travel to Swannanoa, NC, for a pivotal USCAA showdown with #16 Warren Wilson College.  Tip-off is scheduled for 5:30 p.m.

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