Davidson had played the role of giant slayer against one ranked powerhouse from Kansas this season.
They couldn't do it again Saturday.
The Wildcats, who knocked off then-No.12 Kansas in December, fell short in their upset bid against No. 24 Wichita State, falling 91-74.
Davidson (20-7) was competitive for about 26 minutes but fell apart during a 6-minute stretch midway through the second half as a one-point game quickly turned into a 23-point rout after the Wildcats allowed too many easy points in transition after hurrying some shots on the other end.
It's something Davidson needs to correct before heading into the Southern Conference tournament next month in Asheville, N.C. The conference is only likely to send one team to the NCAA tournament - the conference champion - so the Wildcats can't afford any bad lapses again.
''That 8-minute stretch would kill us come conference tournament time,'' said center Jake Cohen, who led Davidson with 25 points. ''We can't have a stretch li...