SHREVEPORT, La. – The Johnson & Wales University women's basketball team wrapped up the road portion of its 2018-19 season with a 63-44 loss at Centenary College on Saturday night.
Avionne Gomez's layup with 8:39 left in the fourth quarter cut the Wildcats' deficit to six points, 43-37, but the visitors were unable to close the gap any closer. Brianna Bailey led JWU Denver (2-19, 1-14) with 16 points, five rebounds and three assists. The freshman from Colorado Springs, Colo., went 4-of-9 from the 3-point line and was one of three Wildcats to play all 40 minutes.
Jasmine Morris scored 17 points on 7-of-12 shooting for the Ladies (8-15, 6-8), who finished with a 44-28 advantage on the glass and held JWU to 26.8 percent shooting (15-of-56).
The Wildcats wrap up SCAC conference play Saturday, Feb. 16 (1 p.m., Wildcat Center). All former JWU basketball players are invited to attend the game against in-state rival Colorado College.