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Aldridge has 23 points, Davidson holds off Mercer 77-71

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) Peyton Aldridge hit 7 of 10 field goal attempts and was good on all six free throws to total 23 points as Davidson held off Mercer for a 77-71 victory on Monday night. Jordan Barham had 19 points and 11 rebounds, Oskar Michelsen was 5 of 11 from long range for 17 points and Brian Sullivan chipped in 12. Davidson (3-0), which has won 23 of its last 24 home...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Davidson holds off Central Florida 90-85

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) Guard Jack Gibbs scored 35 points and Davidson held off Central Florida 90-85 in the season opener for both teams Saturday night. Last year, the 6-foot Gibbs scored more than 30 twice, becoming the first Davidson player with multiple 30-point games since Stephen Curry in 2008-09. Gibbs scored a career-high 37 shooting 15 of 17 last season. He wasn't as efficient...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Steph Curry’s college coach voted No. 2 offensive mind

In a poll conducted by various CBS Sports writers among college basketball coaches, Davidson Wildcats coach Bob McKillop was named the second-best offensive coach in the game. McKillop, who has been at Davidson for 26 years and coached reigning NBA MVP Stephen Curry, received 13.4 percent of poll support when coaches were asked who they thought was the best offensive mind and finished...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Davidson Basketball Wishes Steph Curry Luck, Makes Tribute Video

I’m sure a lot of people here remember when Golden State Warriors guard and NBA MVP Steph Curry took the nation by storm. It was the 2008 NCAA Tournament, and the little known Davidson Wildcats, then of the Southern Conference, made fans’ collective eyes pop out when they reached the Elite Eight as a No. 10 seed, having knocked off No. 7 Gonzaga, No. 2 Georgetown and No. 3 Wisconsin...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

David D. vs. Eddie Maisonet (The Stephen Curry At Davidson Era Episode)

On this edition of TVP, we talked to David D. of Moguldom Media to discuss Stephen Curry, the Davidson Wildcats, Pelicans vs. Thunder and all things NOLA. The post David D. vs. Eddie Maisonet (The Stephen Curry At Davidson Era Episode) appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Davidson Loses but Gains Respect in the Atlantic 10

By Josh Adams @NCAAHoopsDigestIt wasn't supposed to be this easy.There was no way the Davidson Wildcats in their first year in the Atlantic 10 could win both the regular season title and win the postseason conference tournament as well.  After winning a thriller at the buzzer to LaSalle on Friday, the Wildcats run in the Atlantic 10 Tournament came to an end Saturday at the hand...
Via College Hoops Digest
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Taylor Kalinoski, Davidson Top LaSalle at the Buzzer

In a game that featured LaSalle coach John Giannini yelling at the officials that they were protecting the number 1 seed and that his team would still win away, the Davidson Wildcats finished on a 10-0 to survive and advance in the A-10 tournament. While LaSalle didn’t get any help from the stripes, Davidson finished the game on 10-0 run. The Wildcats had trailed by as much as...
Via The Student Section
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyler Kalinoski Headlines 2015 Atlantic-10 Awards

Tyler Kalinoski of Davidson has been named the 2015 Atlantic-10 Player of the Year. Joining Kalinoski on the All-Conference First Team are Kendall Anthony, DeAndre Bembry, Treveon Graham and Jordan Sibert. Briante Weber won Defensive Player of the Year honors, while Eric Paschall received the Rookie of the Year award.
Via RealGM
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Davidson sets sights on Atlantic 10 title

Send to Kindle Credit: Tim Cowie, The Davidson Wildcats have been a major surprise to the pundits who make the preseason prognostications of conference standings each season.  Their move to the Atlantic 10 from the Southern Conference was greeted with the utmost reservation and skepticism as no one virtually picked them above 12 in the 14-team Atlantic 10...
Via College Chalktalk
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Davidson’s Jordan Barham Should Be In The Dunk Contest

Davidson's Jordan Barham has the skills to enter the NBA dunk contest right now.
Via Gamedayr
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Davidson Defeats Fordham 76-57

By Brian Wilmer@sportsmattersDAVIDSON, N.C. -- Davidson basketball presents a great number of “constants”.  There is always the expectation of ball movement, focus and great defense.   Those constants were again on display in Belk Arena on Saturday night, as five Wildcats scored in double figures in a suffocating 76-57 victory over visiting Fordham. “A consistent performance...
Via College Hoops Digest
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

The Top 5 College Basketball Stories From Saturday, January 24

A total of 137 games were played on Saturday. What five stories emerged from the pack? Here they are: * 5 – DAVIDSON AND DAYTON AVOID BAD LOSSES There is a difference between a quality win and a bad loss, between making a tangible gain and avoiding a huge step backward. For the Davidson Wildcats and Dayton Flyers in the Atlantic 10, Saturday witnessed the avoidance of a crippling...
Via The Student Section
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Davidson proving A-10 relevancy in first year

Send to Kindle Credit: Tim Cowie, Preseason magazines and the Atlantic 10 media and coaches polls stubbed their collective toes when placing the Davidson Wildcats anywhere from 12th to 14th in their new league in their first year.  Some of those outlets may have revisited their original assessments late Saturday night after the Wildcats were ripped, 89-63,...
Via College Chalktalk
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Steph Curry likes Speedo-wearing Davidson fans' free-throw distraction (PHOTO)

When the Davidson Wildcats hosted the Dayton Flyers in North Carolina on Tuesday night, the home-town fans left little to the imagination when it came down to distracting the visiting team.  With future Atlantic 10 seedings possibly at stake, the Davidson students knew it was their job to give the Wildcats a true home-court advantage. That's why they stripped down to their...
Via The Other Paper
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Billikens blasted by Davidson 89-54

DAVIDSON, N.C.  -- Brian Sullivan had 18 points to pace four Davidson players in double figures and rout Saint Louis 89-54 on Saturday night. Sullivan hit four 3-pointers in a row in the first five minutes of the game to jump out to an 18-7 lead, and Davidson led by double-digits the rest of the way. Sullivan made 7 of 13 field goals, including 4 of 8 from long range. Jordan Barham...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia Basketball: Cavs Survive Davidson

This week’s AP poll came out Monday with UVA moving from the 5th ranked position in the country to 3rd after an 11-0 start. The Cavaliers faced the Davidson Wildcats Tuesday night looking to carry their undefeated season into the New Year and conference play. A 12-0 start would be their first in 33 years; since the 1981-82 season. This would be no easy task as Davidson entered...
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Examining five criteria that will make Davidson effective in the Atlantic 10 in year one

Send to Kindle Credit: Tim Cowie, Going into their first season in the Atlantic 10, the Davidson Wildcats received no love from the college basketball pundits as most of them picked DC last in the 14-team A-10 in the transition year.  Off to a 6-1 start, the Wildcats have other designs in mind.  Last Wednesday night’s 92-86 win over Charlotte gave us several...
Via College Chalktalk
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

De'Mon Brooks Headlines Southern Conference

De'Mon Brooks of Davidson has been named Southern Conference Player of the Year by both the Coaches and Media for 13-14. Joining Brooks on the All-SoCon First Team are Karl Cochran, Zaccheus Mason, Trey Sumler and Lucas Troutman. On the All-SoCon Second Team are Kyle Cain, Stephen Croone, Jelani Hewitt, Brian Sullivan and Tim Williams. Isaiah Williams was named Freshman of the Year...
Via RealGM
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Accolades for McKillop as Wildcats prowl SoCon loft one last time

Send to KindleCredit: Tim Cowie, Davidson basketball has always had a rich tradition, but not until coach Bob McKillop arrived on the scene some 25 years ago did it find a man who was genuinely caring enough to not only lay the foundation for success and then nurture the program through that success, but to also oversee the fruits of his labor.  He has made Davidson...
Via College Chalktalk
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Drexel wins at Davidson 72-58

Frantz Massenat, with 25 points and seven rebounds, helped Drexel earn a 72-58 victory at Davidson on Sunday afternoon Davidson's home court shooting got them in trouble in the first half, hitting only 27 percent from the field and just 2-of-13 from beyond the arc as the Dragons took a 37-27 edge going into the break. Drexel (7-2) hit 7-of-10 free throws in the final minutes...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Johnson & Wales (NC) loses to Davidson 105-63

Tyler Kalinoski recorded 23 points and Tom Droney 18, as Davidson routed Johnson & Wales (NC) 105-63 on Saturday night. Davidson (4-5) doubled-up on Division III Johnson and Wales at halftime, leading 52-26, in a half that included seven Davidson steals; a plus-seven turnover ratio and Davidson shooting 56 percent from the floor compared to Johnson & Wales 33 percent. Johnson...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Brooks, Sullivan lead Davidson to 94-82 win

De'Mon Brooks scored 21 points and Brian Sullivan 20 to end Davidson's winless start with a 94-82 victory over Georgia at the Charleston Classic on Thursday night. The Wildcats (1-3) were off to their longest losing streak to start a season in four years and made sure to put away the Bulldogs (1-2) with a 13-4 run at the end of the opening period to take a 46-36 lead into the half...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

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