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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...
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...
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December 15, 2013
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.
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December 07, 2013
Welcome to The Sports Bank’s fourth annual college basketball season preview series where we break 111 teams in the 111 days leading up to the opening tip-off of the 2013-2014 season. We will rank the 84 power conference teams (including the new Big East and American Athletic Conferences) and top 27 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order. We’ll break down rosters...
A few years back we interviewed then NCAA newbie Jake Cohen. As the NCAA tournament came around and Davidson was about to shock the world (which they unfortunately didn't) my phone blew up with friends texted about Cohen's heritage. Cohen played great for the second year in a row and gained major attention. So the obvious question is, will he go in this year's NBA draft...
DAVIDSON, N.C. -- Davidson is joining the Atlantic 10 Conference in 2014.
The school announced Wednesday that it will leave the Southern Conference to become the A-10's 14th team on July 1, 2014.
Commissioner Bernadette McGlade says Davidson is "an ideal fit for the Atlantic 10" and "will be competitive immediately."
The move helps the A-10 maintain its...
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Davidson coach Bob McKillop carries a bunch of pennies in his back pocket.
For most, a handful of pennies won't buy much. But for McKillop, pennies buy motivation and improvement.
All year long he's filled a penny jar, adding one each time his team got better.
"I believe we needed to always have an impetus at key moments, crucial moments, reminders...
Here is some game notes and background for Davidson Wildcats (26-7, 17-1 Southern Conference].
The Davidson Wildcats are off to another stellar season in the Southern Conference as they moved to 9-1 in the Southern Division after Thursday night’s 71-51 victory over Samford, who came in only half a game behind Elon for the SoCon North lead. The Bulldogs, under first-year coach Bennie Seltzer, made this a game for a half as they took advantage of the Wildcats being off their...
The Davidson Wildcats are back in the NCAA tournament.
Now the question those filling out brackets want to know is are they capable of making another Cinderella run like they did in 2008?
The Wildcats may not have a marquee shooter like Stephen Curry or any players with NCAA tournament experience on the current roster, but they certainly don't lack for confidence.
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March 14, 2012
I think it’s safe to say that had Davidson not won the SoCon tournament, they wouldn’t be playing in the Big Dance. The Wildcats have a solid team, but outside of win against Kansas on a neutral floor, their resume isn’t all that impressive. Vanderbilt and College of Charleston are the only common opponents between the two schools. The Wildcats split a pair of regular season...
The Cards will travel across the country to Portland, Oregon for their first round game against the Davidson Wildcats on Thursday. The tip-off time has not been announced yet.
A 4-seed isn’t too much of a surprise, but having to travel 2,000 miles is bizarre. With Louisville having a shot at a 3-seed, I figured if they were to get a 4-seed, they would be rewarded by staying close...
Jake Cohen scored 29 points and grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds to lead Davidson past College of Charleston 87-69 on Thursday night for the Wildcats' sixth straight win.
Cohen shot 9 of 17 from the field and made all seven of his free throw attempts.
Charleston (12-6, 4-3 Southern Conference) trailed 17-13 after Trent Wiedeman knocked down a 3-pointer. But Cohen scored eight...
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January 19, 2012
Jake Cohen tallied a double-double, scoring 29 points and grabbing 12 rebounds, to lead Davidson past Georgia Southern 96-74 on Saturday to stay unbeaten in early Southern Conference play.
De'Mon Brooks added 24 points and Chris Czerapowicz 12 for the Wildcats (10-4, 4-0), who have won three straight games.
This one was never in doubt as Cohen, who finished 2-for-2 from 3-point...
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January 07, 2012
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Nik Cochran scored 21 points, including a clutch 3-pointer in the closing minutes, and Davidson shocked No. 12 Kansas 80-74 on Monday night to exact a little bit of revenge over an epic NCAA tournament loss three years ago.
JP Kuhlman added 15 points and De'Mon Brooks had 13 for the Wildcats (7-3), who led the final 23-plus minutes to knock off the defending...