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Gibbs, Davidson upset top seed Dayton in A-10 quarterfinals

PITTSBURGH (AP) Jack Gibbs hit two 3-pointers in the final minute and scored a season-high 34 points to lead ninth-seeded Davidson to a 73-67 upset over top-seeded Dayton in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 Tournament on Friday. The Wildcats (17-14) will play the winner of No. 4 seed Rhode Island and No. 5 seed St. Bonaventure in a Saturday semifinal. After Davidson's Jon...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Aldridge scores 33 points, leads Davidson into A-10 quarters

PITTSBURGH (AP) Peyton Aldridge scored 33 points with 10 rebounds and ninth-seeded Davidson defeated No. 8 seed La Salle 82-73 on Thursday in the second round of the Atlantic 10 Tournament. La Salle cut a 19-point second-half deficit to three with 4 1/2 minutes left but Aldridge scored a pair of baskets and added eight free throws, along with four free throws by Jon Axel Gudmundsson...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Northwestern basketball's greatest night, and all the pain it washed away

EVANSTON, Ill. — At just before 8 p.m. central, on March 1, 2017, Northwestern effectively clinched the first NCAA Tournament berth in school history on a layup off a full-court pass with no time remaining.Seriously.During a timeout with 1.7 seconds remaining, in a game tied 65-65, Northwestern assistant Brian James drew up a Christian Laettner-against-Kentucky-esque play. Nate...
Via FOX Sports
23 days ago

Gibbs and Aldridge lead Davidson over George Washington

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) Peyton Aldridge had 27 points and eight rebounds, Jack Gibbs added 21 points and nine boards and Davidson beat George Washington 74-63 on Wednesday night. The Wildcats (13-11, 6-7 Atlantic 10) took control with a 17-6 run that ended with a 58-49 lead on Aldridge's jumper with 5:08 left. They pushed the lead into double digits in the final two minutes. Matt...
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February 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Aldridge scores 31 with 13 boards, Davidson beats St Joe's

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Peyton Aldridge scored 31 points on 11-of-18 shooting and grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds for his eighth career double-double and Davidson beat Saint Joseph's 75-60 on Tuesday night to win its third straight. Jon Axel Gudmundsson scored a career-high 14 and Will Magarity added 13 for the Wildcats (12-8, 5-4 Atlantic 10), who shot 49.1 percent from the field...
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January 31, 2017  |  Discuss

Gibbs helps lead Davidson to 105-75 victory over Hartford

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) Jack Gibbs scored 27 points, leading six teammates into double figures as Davidson defeated Hartford 105-75 on Wednesday night, breaking 100 points the first time this season. The Wildcats (7-4), unbeaten at home, made 57 percent of their field goals (34-60) and nailed 12 of 24 3-point shots. Davidson also scored 25 points at the free-throw line. Gibbs has...
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December 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Late rally lifts Davidson over Appalachian State 86-74

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) Peyton Aldridge scored 31 points on 11-of-18 shooting and Davidson saved its biggest run for last to beat Appalachian State 86-74 in Saturday night's season opener. Trailing 37-33 at halftime, Davidson rallied and the lead traded hands 15 times before Jon Axel Gudmundsson hit a 3 and two free throws to put the Wildcats up 72-68 with 5:04 left. Will Magarity...
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November 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Northwestern's Fitzgerald accepts criticism over field goal decision

Pat Fitzgerald believes the criticism of his decision to kick a field goal late against Ohio State is fair. Northwestern played Ohio State tough on Saturday but ended up losing 24-20. The game was especially tight in the second half when the teams were tied at 17. But after that, Ohio State broke ahead with a touchdown that gave the ball back to Northwestern with 9:43 left in the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 29, 2016  |  Discuss

VCU runs into A-10 final with 76-54 win against Davidson

NEW YORK (AP) Mo Alie-Cox scored 13 points, including a rim-shaking slam off a lob from JeQuan Lewis, and VCU ran out to an emphatic 76-54 victory against Davidison on Saturday to reach the Atlantic 10 Tournament championship game for the fourth straight season. The defending champion and second-seeded Rams (24-9) will face fourth-seeded St. Joseph's, which knocked off top-seed...
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March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Chartouny's career day leads Fordham past Davidson 91-82

NEW YORK (AP) Joseph Chartouny had 24 points and 13 assists, both career highs, and all five starters scored in double figures as Fordham defeated Davidson 91-82 on Saturday. Ryan Rhoomes added 18 points and 12 rebounds for his eighth double-double of the season and Chris Sengfelder had four 3-pointers and 17 points for the Rams (15-12, 6-10 Atlantic 10). Fordham led 35-24 at...
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February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Aldridge helps Davidson hold off Richmond for 83-79 win

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) Peyton Aldridge scored 24, including four free throws in the final 16 seconds, to help Davidson hold on for an 83-79 win over Richmond on Tuesday night. Brian Sullivan hit five 3-pointers and finished with 21 points and six assists, while Rusty Reigel scored 14 and Nathan Ekwu had 12 and nine rebounds for Davidson. A 3 by Sullivan gave the Wildcats (15-9,...
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February 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Sullivan scores 20, Davidson rolls past La Salle 79-66

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) Brian Sullivan hit six 3-pointers and finished with 20 points and seven assists, and Peyton Aldridge had 13 points and 10 rebounds to help Davidson beat La Salle 79-66 Wednesday night. Jordan Barham scored 12 on 5-of-7 shooting for Davidson. The Wildcats had a season-high 24 assists on 29 field goals while shooting 58 percent overall, including 12 of 24 from...
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February 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Davidson grabs 21 offensive boards in 93-82 win vs Duquesne

PITTSBURGH (AP) Jack Gibbs scored 25 points, Brian Sullivan had five 3-pointers and 22 points and Davidson beat Duquesne 93-82 on Saturday for the Wildcats' fourth straight win in the series. The duo combined to make eight of Davidson's 12 3-pointers. Nathan Ekwu added 14 points for Davidson (13-8, 5-5 Atlantic 10) while Rusty Reigel and Jordan Barham had 10 points apiece. Davidson...
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February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Yacoubou's career-high 27 points spark SLU over Davidson 96-87

ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- Ash Yacoubou scored a career-high 27 points on 12-of-21 shooting and Saint Louis beat Davidson 96-87 on Wednesday night.Jermaine Bishop, who started for the first time in the Billikens' last game, scored a career-high 23 points with three 3-pointers.Aaron Hines added 18 points and Reggie Agbeko scored 12 and grabbed 12 rebounds for the Billikens (7-11, 2-4 Atlantic...
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January 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Tennessee dominates Northwestern in Outback Bowl

Last season, the Tennessee Volunteers won a second-tier January bowl game in the state of Florida against an opponent from the Big Ten West. The Big Orange brigade blasted Iowa in the TaxSlayer (formerly Gator) Bowl to salvage their season. This season, the Vols would have preferred to play a Big Ten East team in the Sunshine State, because it would have meant they’d have won...
Via The Comeback
January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Mathews' big night shooting lifts California past

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) As the final seconds on the shot clock expired to force a Davidson turnover late in the first half, California coach Cuonzo Martin pumped his fist and let out a yell. On a night his team was stellar shooting from the perimeter, Martin was just as impressed with his team's defense. And with the Pac-12 opener just a few days away, he's hoping it's something...
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December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Mathews' big night shooting lifts California past Davidson

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Jordan Mathews made five 3-pointers and scored 19 of his season-high 22 points in the first half to help California beat Davidson 86-60 Monday night in the final non-conference game for both teams. Mathews made 7 of 10 from the field, including 5 of 8 from beyond the arc, as the Golden Bears (10-3) remained unbeaten in nine home games this season. The Pac...
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December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Gibbs scores 41 as Davidson tops Morehead State 81-77

DAVIDSON, S.C. (AP) Jack Gibbs matched his career-high with 41 points and Davidson edged Morehead State 81-77 on Wednesday. Gibbs made 13 of 18 shots, including six 3-pointers in eight attempts, none bigger than the one with 36 seconds left after the Eagles pulled within 77-74 on Anthony Elechi's free throw 22 seconds earlier. Miguel Dicent hit a 3 for Morehead State with eight...
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December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Davidson beats Western Carolina 87-54

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) Brian Sullivan scored 20 points with six 3-pointers and Davidson beat Western Carolina 87-54 on Saturday in a Gotham Classic game. Jack Gibbs scored 17 points and grabbed 12 rebounds with six assists for the Wildcats (7-1). Peyton Aldridge scored 17 with three blocks, Jordan Barham added 12 points, and Oskar Michelsen scored 11. Up by 15 at halftime, Davidson...
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December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Davidson wins shootout with Eastern Washington, 96-86

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) Jack Gibbs scored 37 points, including 6 of 9 from 3-point range, to help lead Davidson to a 96-86 win over Eastern Washington on Wednesday night. Gibbs entered the game ranked fourth in the nation in scoring at 24.6 points per game. Brian Sullivan and Jordan Barham each added 22 points for the Wildcats (6-1), who shot 59.6 percent from the field and 50 percent...
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December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Harrison Barnes troll Steph Curry after UNC beats Davidson

The Davidson Wildcats are one of the better mid majors basketball programs in the country. They were really a big threat to any team that stepped on the court with them when Steph Curry was attending school there. Curry is now spearheading the 22-0 Golden State Warriors this year and late Sunday night, he was celebrating his favorite team, the Carolina Panthers, also remaining the...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Davidson won't retire Steph Curry's jersey number until he graduates

There are certain strings even a reigning MVP can't pull.Davidson retires only the jerseys of players who graduated, and Curry, who left school a year early in 2009 to enter the NBA draft, has not completed his degree requirements, according to ESPN. Until that happens, the school will not retire Curry's jersey or induct him into their Hall of Fame."I knew what I signed up for when...
Via FOX Sports
December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Davidson's Gibbs Notches Career-High 41 In 109-74 Victory At Charlotte

Davidson junior Jack Gibbs scored 41 in Tuesday's victory at Charlotte.  (davidsonwildcats.com) Brian WilmerFollow @sportsmattersCHARLOTTE, N.C. – On a rainy Tuesday night in Charlotte when a former Davidson star showed up to watch his alma mater play, a current Davidson star ended up stealing the show.Wildcat guard Jack Gibbs poured in a career-high 41 points en route to a...
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December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Gibbs scores career-high 41 as Davidson improves to 5-0

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Jack Gibbs scored a career-high 41 points on 14-of-17 shooting with a career-high six 3-pointers, and Davidson beat cross-county rival Charlotte 109-74 Tuesday night to win the Hornet's Nest trophy. Brian Sullivan scored 23 points, Peyton Aldridge 18 and Jordan Barham 14 for the Wildcats (5-0), who entered the game 4-0 for the first time since the 1978-79 season...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Davidson downs Charlotte 109-74 behind Gibbs

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Jack Gibbs scored a career-high 41 points on 14-of-17 shooting with a career-high six 3-pointers, and Davidson beat cross-county rival Charlotte 109-74 Tuesday night to win the Hornet's Nest trophy. Brian Sullivan scored 23 points, Peyton Aldridge 18 and Jordan Barham 14 for the Wildcats (5-0), who entered the game 4-0 for the first time since the 1978-79...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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