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QUICK FACTS/2010-11 SCHEDULE abouT The CoveR The cover of the 2010-11 media guide features senior Brendan McKillop (front), with juniors (clockwise) Frank Ben-Eze, AJ Atkinson, Ben Allison and Will Reigel. On the back cover (clockwise), are sophomores Clint Mann, Jake Cohen, JP Kuhlman and Nik Cochran along with head coach Bob McKillop. The covers were designed by Lauren Biggers.

Table of ConTenTs Schedule/Quick Facts ......................................1 This is Davidson College ..............................2-3 Academic Success ..........................................4-5 March Madness ............................................6-7 John M. Belk Arena ......................................8-9 Strength and Conditioning........................10-11 International Pipeline ................................12-13

MeeT The WildCaTs

2010-11 sChedule Date Nov.

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Opponent Time Lenoir-Rhyne (Exhibition) . . . . . . . .2 p.m. at Pennsylvania . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 p.m. vs. West Virginia1 . . . . . . . . . . . . .11:30 a.m. vs. Vanderbilt/Nebraska1 . . . . . .12:30/3 p.m. vs. Third Round1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA at Rhode Island . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 p.m. Monmouth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 p.m.

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at College of Charleston* . . . . . . . . . .7 p.m. at The Citadel* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 p.m. Charlotte . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 p.m. at St. John’s2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 p.m. vs. St. Francis (N.Y.)/Northwestern2 . .7/9 p.m. Saint Joseph’s (Maine) . . . . . . . . . . .7 p.m.

GeneRal Name of School City/Zip Founded Enrollment Nickname Colors Home Arena/Capacity Press Row Phone Affiliation Conference President Athletics Director Faculty Athletic Rep.

Davidson College Davidson, N.C. 28035 1837 1,900 Wildcats Red (PMS 186) and Black John M. Belk Arena (5,223) 704-894-SCOR (7267) NCAA Division I Southern Tom Ross, Davidson ’72 Jim Murphy, Davidson ’78 Fred Smith

CoaChinG sTaff Head Coach Bob McKillop, Hofstra ’72 Record at Davidson (Years) 383-248 (21) Career Record Same Assistant Coaches Jim Fox, Landry Kosmalski, Matt McKillop, Terrell “TI” Ivory (Director. of Ops.) Billy Thom (Student Director. of Ops.)

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First Year of Men’s Basketball All-Time Record NCAA Tournament Appearances (Last) 2009-10 season RevieW at Vanderbilt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 p.m. (CT) NIT Appearances (Last) Results ............................................................67 Appalachian State* . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 p.m.

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at Western Carolina* . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 p.m. Furman* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 p.m. Wofford* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 p.m. at UNCG* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 p.m. at Elon* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 p.m. The Citadel* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 p.m. College of Charleston* . . . . . . . . . . .2 p.m. at Georgia Southern* . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 p.m.

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at Samford* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 p.m. (CT) Chattanooga* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 p.m. at Wofford* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 p.m. at Furman* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 p.m. Georgia Southern* . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 p.m. at BracketBuster3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Elon* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 p.m. UNCG* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 p.m.

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SoCon Tournament4^ . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA

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Season Preview ........................................14-17 2010-11 Roster ..............................................18 Senior Profile ............................................19-22 Junior Profiles............................................23-36 Sophomore Profiles....................................37-46 Newcomer Profiles ....................................47-52 Bob McKillop............................................53-57 McKillop’s Graduates ................................58-59 McKillop’s Coaching Tree ..............................60 Jim Fox ..........................................................61 Landry Kosmalski ..........................................62 Matt McKillop................................................63 Terrell “TI” Ivory............................................64 Support Staff ..................................................65 John Kilgo and the Radio Network ................66

2010-11 QuiCk faCTs

All times Eastern (unless noted) and subject to change * Southern Conference game Home games in bold 1 Puerto Rico Tipoff (Coliseo de Puerto Rico - San Juan, Puerto Rico) 2 Madison Square Garden Holiday Festival (Madison Square Garden - New York, N.Y.) 3 ESPNU BracketBuster (opponent to be announced midseason) 4 Chattanooga, Tenn. (The McKenzie Arena) ^ Semifinals are on SportsSouth, Finals on ESPN2

Statistics..........................................................68 TeaM infoRMaTion SoCon Standings and Awards ........................69 Box Scores ................................................70-79 2009-10 Overall Record 2009-10 SoCon Record (Place) Lettermen Returning/Lost davidson baskeTball hisToRy 100 Years of Hoops....................................80-82 Starters Returning/Lost Newcomers

Davidson Coaching History............................83 Postseason Teams ....................................84-105 All-Americans ..............................................106 Retired Jerseys ..............................................107 ‘Cats in the NBA ..........................................108 Davidson Awards ..........................................109 National Rankings ........................................110 1,000-Point Club ..................................111-113 Individual Records ................................114-120 Team Records ........................................121-123 Year-By-Year Leaders..............................124-125 All-Time Lettermen ..............................126-127 Southern Conference History ................128-130 Game-By-Game Results ........................131-141

davidson adMinisTRaTion President Tom Ross ..............................142-143 Athletics Director Jim Murphy ....................144 Athletics Administration........................145-146 Media Information ......................................147 2010-11 Opponents ..............................148-149 All-Time Series Records ........................150-151 Spot Chart ....................................................152

1907-08 1264-1117 10 (2008) 5 (2009)

16-15 11-7 (3rd, South) 8/4 3/2 5

diReCTions From the South (Charlotte) Take I-77 North to exit 30 (Davidson) and turn right off the ramp onto Griffith Street. Turn right at the second light onto Main, left onto Concord, then left at Baker Drive into the parking lot. Belk Arena is located in the Baker Sports Complex. From the North (Statesville) Take I-77 South to exit 30 (Davidson) and turn left off the ramp onto Griffith Street. Follow directions above from there. From the West (Asheville) Take I-40 to I-77 South and follow directions from Statesville. From the East (Greensboro) Via I-85 South, get off at exit 55 (Davidson) and turn right onto Highway 73. Travel about 11 miles and turn right at Davidson sign onto Davidson-Concord Road. When road ends, follow the roundabout and turn left onto Concord Road. Turn right onto Baker Drive approximately 1.5 miles down.

CRediTs : Special Thanks: Davidson sports information and the men’s basketball team would like to extend a special thanks to John Kilgo, “Voice of the Wildcats,” for all his contributions to the 2010-11 media guide. Cover Design: Lauren Biggers. Inside Layout and Design: Marc Gignac and Lauren Biggers. Written By: John Kilgo and Marc Gignac. Photography: Tim Cowie, Todd Drexler (Sideline Sports), Brian Westerholt (Sports on Film), Willis Glasgow (WG Sports Photos), Bill Giduz and the sports information archives. Printer: Multi-Ad Print Solutions, Peoria, Ill.

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E. H. LITTLE LIBRARY

DAVIDSON COLLEGE FAST FACTS l l l l l l l l l l l l l

Located in Davidson, N.C., 20 miles North of Charlotte 450-acre main campus; 106-acre Lake Campus 1,900 students (950 male, 950 female) Students from 45 states and Washington, D.C.; 34 countries 92 percent live on campus More than 96 percent return for sophomore year 10:1 student to faculty ratio Average class size: 15 162 full-time faculty; 100 percent with highest degree 20 majors, 12 academic concentrations and interdisciplinary studies Competing in 21 sports at NCAA Division I level Over 70 percent of graduates participated in study abroad Endowment: $487 million as of June 30, 2007

“Davidson seeks students of good character and high academic ability, irrespective of economic circumstances.� Davidson College, Statement of Purpose

OLD WELL


Alenda Lux Ubi Orta Libertas. “Let Learning Be Cherished Where Liberty Has Arisen.”

CHAMBERS BUILDING

DID YOU KNOW?

LAKE NORMAN

l More than one-quarter of all Davidson students study abroad. Davidson sponsors programs in France, Germany, England, India, Spain, Mexico, Cyprus, Ghana, Greece and Italy. l Davidson is governed by an Honor Code. All tests are selfscheduled and unproctored, the library operates without a security check and the student Honor Council arbitrates alleged Honor Code offenses. l Within five years of graduation, the majority of Davidson alumni have returned for graduate study. l Nearly one-quarter of Davidson’s 1,900 students are athletes. l Through the Davidson Trust, Davidson became the first liberal arts college to eliminate loans in financial aid packages. l Davidson students are provided with free laundry service. 3


“I've decided to return to college. Not any college. Just Davidson.” Lenn Robbins, New York Post

THE NEW IVY? Davidson College was recently named one of 25 “New Ivies” by Newsweek magazine, along with New York University, the University of North Carolina, Vanderbilt, the University of Virginia and UCLA. The magazine selected the schools based on admissions statistics as well as interviews with administrators, faculty, students and alumni.

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE Davidson students explore the liberal arts curriculum in depth and enjoy close faculty collaboration. With 1,900 students, the college is large enough for a diverse intellectual engagement, but small enough to foster individual experience. Davidson offers over 850 courses and supports 21 majors and 12 academic concentrations. Students may participate in pre-law, premedicine, pre-dentistry or dual-degree engineering programs or may design their own independent study classes or interdisciplinary majors. Students may also apply for funds to support research and travel, and many opportunities exist for summer research positions with Davidson faculty. Personal relationships with professors and classes limited to 20 students allow for the development of creative, collaborative relationships, resulting in a unique academic experience. With the Dean Rusk International Studies Program, 12 Davidson-directed study abroad programs and off-campus study programs in 17 locations worldwide, more than 70 percent of students graduate with experience abroad.


WELL KNOWN ALUMNI National Roger Brown ‘78, Berkeley Music School president Patricia Cornwell ‘79, Internationally-known crime fiction writer Martin Eakes ‘76, head of Self-Help Credit Union Wyche Fowler ‘62, former U.S. Congressional representative and U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia Jim Haynes ‘79, Legal Counsel, Department of Defense Ken Krieg ‘83, Executive Secretary to Senior Executive Council, Department of Defense Tom Marshburn ‘82, NASA, Astronaut on Endeavor in July of 2009 Paul Leonard ‘62, former chair of the board, Habitat for Humanity International Sheri Reynolds ‘89, novelist Dean Rusk ‘36, former U.S. Secretary of State Steve Salyer ‘72, former head of Corporation for Public Broadcasting; now head of Salzburg Institute Tony Snow ‘77, former White House Press Secretary John Spratt ‘64, U.S. Congressional representative from S.C. Todd Thomson ‘82, CFO, Citigroup, Inc. William Winkenwerder ‘76, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Regional John Belk ‘43, former Charlotte Mayor and business leader Janet Ward Black ‘83, President, North Carolina Trial Lawyers Association Edward Crutchfield ‘62, former CEO, First Union bank Jim Holshouser ‘56, former N.C. Governor Elizabeth Kiss ‘83, President, Agnes Scott College Jim Martin ‘57, former N.C. Governor Doug Oldenburg ‘56, former Presbyterian Church moderator Jana Sampson ‘96, pop singer

23 RHODES SCHOLARS Davidson counts 23 Rhodes Scholars amongst its alumni. Established by the late Cecil Rhodes in 1902, the prestigious scholarship provides support for study at England’s Oxford University for students from around the world who are outstanding intellectually and show qualities of moral leadership and social purpose.

AFFORDABILITY Davidson is a national leader on affordability initiatives, with need-blind admission and meeting 100 percent of demonstrated financial need with a combination of grants and student employment. In a ground-breaking initiative known as the Davidson Trust, Davidson was the first liberal arts college to eliminate the loan component in financial aid packages. Davidson believes that its educational offerings should be affordable for every admitted student, regardless of a family’s financial means. Thanks to Davidson’s commitment to need-blind admission, a student’s character, accomplishments and academic potential are the only factors in the decision—not ability to pay. 5


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THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME Year 1989-90 1990-91 1991-92 1992-93 1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 Totals

Belk Arena W L Pct. 3 10 .231 6 7 .462 8 6 .571 10 4 .714 12 1 .923 9 4 .692 13 1 .929 10 4 .714 10 3 .769 9 2 .818 9 3 .750 9 4 .692 11 2 .846 11 2 846 13 0 1.000 11 3 .786 14 1 .933 13 1 .929 12 0 1.000 12 3 .800 10 4 .714 215 65 .768

Overall W L Pct. 4 24 .143 10 19 .345 11 17 .393 14 14 .500 22 8 .733 14 13 .519 25 5 .833 18 10 .643 20 10 .667 16 11 .593 15 13 .536 15 17 .469 21 10 .677 17 10 .630 17 12 .586 23 9 .719 20 11 .645 29 5 .853 29 7 .806 27 8 .771 16 15 .516 383 248 .606


BAKER SPORTS COMPLEX The Baker Sports Complex is the centerpiece of the Wildcats’ athletics facilities and the heart of Davidson basketball. In addition to the 5,223seat John M. Belk Arena, the complex includes the Carl and Louise Knobloch Tennis Center, Cannon Natatorium, Dickson Administrative Wing and Finley Education Center, plus the Charles W. Parker Wrestling Room, a weight room, sports medicine center, four racquetball courts and one squash court. It also houses the athletic department offices. Named in honor of the late John M. Belk ’43 — a former captain of the Wildcats’ teams, a Davidson College trustee for more than 15 years and former mayor of Charlotte, Belk Arena is the home of men’s basketball program at Davidson College. Ten NCAA Tournament banners, numerous Southern Conference championship pennants, five NIT flags and retired jerseys with the names Hetzel, Snyder, Gerdy, Cobb and Rucker hang from the rafters that reflect Davidson’s proud basketball history. The Wildcats have enjoyed tremendous success in Belk Arena, posting a winning record on their home court for the past 19 seasons — including a perfect 13-0 slate in 2003-04 and 12-0 in 2007-08. The Wildcats have won 107 of 123 home games over the last eight seasons and currently boast a 215-65 (.768) overall record in Belk Arena. That record is even more impressive since rejoining the SoCon in 1992-93 at 198-42 (.825). As the Wildcats have hosted some of the nation’s top teams, including opponents from the ACC, SEC, Big East, Atlantic 10 and Conference USA, Belk Arena has become a sanctuary for the ‘Cats.

TEAM ROOM

TRAINING ROOM

The Wildcats’ team room includes a film room as well as a players’ lounge.

Davidson staffs six fully-licensed athletic trainers. Ray Beltz works directly with the men’s basketball program, which also relies on team doctors, Dr. Don D'Alessandro and Dr. Karl 'Skip' Barkley.

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HEAD STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COACH CRAIG SWIETON

The Wildcats’ head strength and conditioning coach, Craig Swieton, carries out the goal of Davidson’s strength and conditioning program — to increase the strength, power, speed, conditioning levels and flexibility of all student-athletes, helping reduce the risk of injury. Each team’s program, specifically designed by Swieton and assistant strength and conditioning coach Tim Ridley, aims to improve the sport energy utilization system and to increase the strength and power to the primary muscle groups used in that specific sport. In the fall of 2005, Davidson opened the Ernie Doe Weight Room, a state-of-the-art 5,000-square-foot facility dedicated to the needs of the college’s 21 varsity athletic teams. The weight room includes 16 power racks and eight lifting platforms, as well as other cutting-edge lifting and conditioning equipment to train the whole body. Prior to his arrival at Davidson, Swieton served most recently as an assistant strength and conditioning coach at Central Michigan, where he was a graduate assistant as well from 2003-05. During his career, he also helped coordinate the strength and conditioning program at Duquesne. Swieton started his career as an intern at Syracuse in the summer of 2003 working with the football team. The Frankfort, N.Y., native earned a bachelor’s degree in applied exercise science from Springfield College in Springfield, Mass., in 2003. He was a member of both the football and track and field teams. Swieton is a member of both the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCA). Additionally, he is a level one certified club coach through USA Weightlifting. He is currently pursuing a master’s degree in sport administration.


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NETHERLANDS

SPAIN

ENGLAND Ben Allison Chris Pearson

ARGENTINA

IRELAND Michael Bree Conor Grace

AUSTRALIA

CANADA Will Archambault Nik Cochran Max Paulhus Gosselin

VENEZUELA

GREECE

POLAND

BELGIUM

ISRAEL

FRANCE

PROFESSIONAL PLAYERS

MEXICO Chris Alpert ‘96; France Fern Tonella Pete Anderer ’03; Germany Billy Armstrong ‘98; Belgium, Kosovo Frantisek Babka; Czech Republic Wayne Bernard ’03; Israel, Greece, France, Sweden, Germany Michael Bree ‘02; France, Germany, Sweden, Poland Stephen Curry; NBA Mark Donnelly ’98; Italy Ben Ebong ‘99; Australia, Argentina, Germany, Spain, CBA, Belgium Jouni Eho ’04; Finland Emeka Erege ‘02; France, Germany Narcisse Ewodo ’97; France, Italy, Germany Franco Ferroni; Italy Conor Grace ‘05; Italy, France, Greece, Sweden Kenny Grant ’06; France, Poland, Romania, Sweden Davor Halbauer ‘00; Ireland, Croatia Quinn Harwood ‘96; CBA Chadd Holmes ’99; Ireland, France Martin Ides ‘02; Czech Republic, Greece, Germany, Italy Terrell Ivory ’04; England Ian Johnson ‘06; Spain, Sweden, Czech Republic, Hungary Landry Kosmalski ’00; Sweden, France Logan Kosmalski ‘05; France, Poland, Germany Andrew Lovedale ‘09; France James Marsh; Germany Stephen Marshall ‘00; Germany, Holland Matt McKillop ’06; Czech Republic Boris Meno ‘08; Czech Republic Detlef Musch ’93; Germany, France, Italy Janko Narat ’94; Slovenia Chris Pearson ‘02; France, Italy, Greece Jason Richards ’08; NBA, NBDL George Spain ‘95; Sweden Puff Summers; England, Ireland Ali Ton ’99; Turkey Fern Tonella ‘02; France Brandon Williams ’96; NBA, NBDL, CBA, ABA, France, Italy, Venezuela, Germany Brendan Winters ‘06; France, Germany

SCOTLAND Ali Mackay

ITALY Franco Ferroni


SWEDEN Chris Czerapowicz

FINLAND Jouni Eho

GERMANY James Marsh Detlef Musch

CZECH REPUBLIC Frantisek Babka Martin Ides

SLOVENIA

CROATIA

Janko Narat

Davor Halbauer

CAMEROON Ray Minlend Narcisse Ewodo (France)

NIGERIA Frank Ben-Eze Emeka Erege (Germany) Andrew Lovedale (England)

TURKEY Can Civi Ali Ton

THE CONGO Michel Lusakueno (France) Boris Meno (France)


SEASON PREVIEW DEPTH, VERSATILITY SHOULD HELP WILDCATS MAKE A RUN Now in his 22nd season as Davidson’s head basketball coach, Bob McKillop has seen just about everything the sport can dish out. Some of it bitter, mostly sweet. The vagaries of the college game are as compelling as they are challenging, which serves to keep McKillop fresh and in search of innovative ways to best coach each particular team. Just in recent years, McKillop has experienced losing seven seniors to graduation only to come back the next year and go 17-1 in the Southern Conference, even though the experts in the preseason picked his team to finish fourth in the South Division. He rode a tidal wave of excitement in 2008 as Stephen Curry, Jason Richards, Thomas Sander and a strong supporting cast captured the nation’s fancy by leading the Wildcats to the Elite Eight, only one measly basket from the Final Four. Last season was the Year after Curry, and Davidson traveled a rocky road to finish 16-15 overall and 11-7 in the SoCon. It wasn’t a poor season by any means, but it was frustrating. At several junctions, it appeared the team was on the verge of breaking out and doing special things only to hit a speed bump and drift back, momentum lost. The year came to a close on a lovely March afternoon in Charlotte when Elon bumped the Wildcats out of the SoCon tourna-

ment, thereby ending the program’s hopes of continuing its tradition of playing basketball late into March. The sudden end to the season left a sour taste – and a strong resolve for 2010-11. Even though Davidson lost four seniors from last year’s team – Will Archambault, Bryant Barr, Steve Rossiter and Dan Nelms – there is ample excitement in the village as McKillop fields one of the deepest and potentially talented teams that he’s had at Davidson. That’s on paper, of course; the games are played on hardwood. There’s only one senior on the team (Brendan McKillop), which means the team is a blend of mostly young players that have extraordinary potential. “Because of the different skill levels of our players, I believe this is one of the deepest and most versatile teams we’ve had at Davidson,” McKillop said. There are many reasons why he can say that and be comfortable with it. He has four players on the team, for instance, who could play point guard and do it well. He could put a lineup of four guards on the court at one time and feel good about its chances. His big men are athletic and skilled enough to play with their back to the basket or step out to the 3-point arc.

He has enough of them that fatigue should not be a factor. While McKillop’s preferred defense is manto-man (and that’s not likely to change), he has size and quickness available that might well entice him to mix in more than a token amount of zone. The elements are there that could make this an extraordinary team. It has to be molded, no doubt about it. To win a blue ribbon, McKillop will have to blend the ingredients perfectly. He’s done it many times before, so there’s no doubting on the part of his players. Does the team have question marks? Certainly. Name a team that doesn’t. The Wildcats need to stay healthy, players with vast potential must take it from the practice floor to game night, and Iowa State transfer Clint Mann and the team’s freshmen must adjust quickly in order to make meaningful contributions. They’re capable. While Davidson will miss the experience, competitiveness and skills of last year’s four seniors, statistically, the loss is not as severe as in some years past. For example, when Curry, Andrew Lovedale and Max Paulhus Gosselin left the program two years ago, they took with them 45.6 points and 17.1 rebounds a game. Davidson must replace 23 points and 14.6 rebounds

Back Row (L-R): Athletic Trainer Ray Beltz, Asst. Coach Matt McKillop, Nik Cochran, JP Kuhlman, AJ Atkinson, Head Coach Bob McKillop, Tom Droney, Jordan Downing, Clay Tormey, Student Dir. of Ops. Billy om, Dir. of Ops. Terrell “TI” Ivory. Front Row (L-R): Asst. Coach Jim Fox, Frank Ben-Eze, Ben Allison, Jake Cohen, Brendan McKillop, Will Reigel, Clint Mann, De’Mon Brooks, Ali Mackay, Asst. Coach Landry Kosmalski.

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SEASON PREVIEW from last year’s graduating class. In fact, three of the four leading scorers from last year’s team return – Jake Cohen, JP Kuhlman, and Brendan McKillop. “I’m excited,” Coach McKillop says, “very excited to coach this team.”

role on the team will be significant. He played in 27 games last season, averaged nine minutes a game and 1.5 points and 2.4 rebounds. He had 20 blocked shots in limited playing time that ranked third on the team. BEN ALLISON: Gregarious, keen sense of humor, full of desire. Oozing with basketball The Frontcourt potential. All of those characteristics are accu“This is the most skilled, versatile and rate in describing the Davidson junior from deepest frontcourt that we’ve had in quite some West Sussex, England. time,” McKillop said. “Our big men are skilled Allison, 6-foot-9, played in all of Davidand athletic enough to run in transition, play son’s 31 games last season and averaged six with their back to the basket or step out and points and 4.4 rebounds. He played the entire score from the perimeter, as well as create points season with a left shoulder injury that was corfor us with their play on the offensive glass.” rected surgically in the offseason. He reported McKillop loves the depth he sees for his to training camp feeling much better than he team in the frontcourt. It will allow his “bigs” to did at any point last season. play with the throttle wide open without worryAllison’s challenge is to take some abing about fatigue. When they tire, they’ll be able solutely brilliant moments from the practice to get a rest and be replaced by another player court to games. If he does, he could be one of with the talent and athleticism to maintain the the best big men in the SoCon. His teammates attacking offenses and defenses that McKillop marvel at some of the things they see him do in teaches. practice, from monster jams to rebounding, Here’s a look at Davidson’s frontcourt play- blocking shots and running the court. No one ers: can doubt his athleticism, that’s for sure. FRANK BEN-EZE: What Ben-Eze needs “Ben has a chance this season to make his more than anything this season is a large dose of mark,” McKillop said. “He’s as healthy as he’s old-fashioned luck that would enable him to been while at Davidson, and now it’s up to him play the entire season free of injuries. He’s been to capitalize on this opportunity.” plagued with knee problems since coming to WILL REIGEL: He’s a 6-foot-5 junior Davidson, but seems to be in the best health who competes at an extremely high level. Most since he arrived on campus (knock on wood). of his contributions in his first two Davidson Ben-Eze is a junior – a huge one – 6-footseasons came in practice where he excelled. An 10, 237 pounds, long arms, a knack for timing excellent rebounder and defensive player, Reigel that makes him a good shot-blocker and a dehas the ability and versatility to guard big fensive intimidator in the paint. His offensive guards or players in the post. game has lagged somewhat mainly because in“Will might well be our toughest and juries have robbed him of valuable playing expe- hardest-working player,” McKillop said. “If he’s rience. healthy, I think you’ll see him get his minutes After two years in here and there.” Davidson’s program, Reigel is so highly Ben-Eze seems much thought of by his teammore comfortable on the mates that he was elected court. “Frank’s lack of along with Brendan McKilplaying experience due lop as team co-captains. He to his injuries set him played in 12 games last seaback,” McKillop said. son. “But now he’s learning CLINT MANN: No the strengths and weakone on Davidson’s team is nesses of his game, looking forward to the seawhich will assist him son more than Mann, a 6greatly in becoming a foot-7 sophomore. more effective player. Mann redshirted last His potential is such that season after transferring to he has his coaching staff Davidson from Iowa State excited about his possiin the Big 12. He played bilities.” sparsely as a freshman at If he remains in Iowa State and wasn’t eligigood health, Ben-Eze’s ble by NCAA transfer rules Junior forward Frank Ben-Eze.

Junior forward Ben Allison.

to play in Davidson games last season. In other words, he hasn’t played much competitive basketball since high school, and there could be some time before he’s up to full speed. That’s not to suggest that Mann didn’t take full advantage of his redshirt year. He practiced with the team, learned the McKillop system, meshed with his teammates on and off the court and believes that he improved his game in all areas. Sitting out a season of competitive games made him realize how much he missed basketball. He’s fired up and ready to roll. “Clint has great potential,” McKillop said. “He was our top recruiting prospect three years ago but decided to enroll at Iowa State instead. He spent last season learning the Davidson system and handled the year quite well. He is athletically skilled and tough. He can score with his back to the basket, off offensive rebounds and can run the court. He can also step out and make the 3-point shot. “There could be some rust on his game at the beginning of the season. He had limited playing time at Iowa State and a redshirt season last year, so it’s been awhile since he’s played competitively. But I expect him to be a real valuable player for us as the season progresses.” JAKE COHEN: He had a terrific freshman season last year as he led the Wildcats in scoring (13.3 points a game) while shooting right at 47 percent from the field and 71 percent from the foul line. He was second on the team in rebounds at 5.1 a game. Cohen, a 6-foot-10 sophomore, has the versatility to score both inside and outside. He spent much of last summer practicing and play-

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SEASON PREVIEW ing for the Israeli Napus. I think he’s going to statistic that doesn’t come close to measuring his tional Team in the Eurobe another in a long line importance to the team which comes from his pean Championships of European frontcourt positive leadership and ability and willingness to where he not only implayers that have excelled work hard in practice to push the starters to beproved his basketball in our program. It’s going come better players. skills but became to be a process for him, “A.J. plays a vital role for us and has imstronger physically and but he’s a determined proved his basketball step by step since joining more confident. young man who is willing our team two years ago,” McKillop said. “He “Jake had a very to work hard.” has grasped our system and always pushes himsuccessful freshman seaself in his attempt to become part of our rotason,” McKillop said. “He The Backcourt tion.” is stronger, more skilled Davidson has a With so much depth on this year’s team, it and more experienced wealth of backcourt talent could be hard for Atkinson to find playing time. this year and should be and versatility. McKillop However, his determination and experience, as even more of a presence says he has at least four well as his leadership, should continue to be for us. He catches the players on the roster who valuable team assets. ball well, can spot up and are capable of playing both JP KUHLMAN: Coach McKillop exshoot the ‘three’ and is point guard and shooting pected Kuhlman to have a standout freshman comfortable playing with guard. He surveys the inseason. “I thought he was good, but he far exhis back to the basket. ventory of perimeter talceeded our expectations,” the coach said. “He Sophomore forward Jake Cohen. The physical banging he ent and hints that he had a magnificent freshman year.” took in his freshman season along with the excould play a four-guard lineup effectively. Kuhlman, a 6-foot-4 sophomore, was secperience he gained playing for the Israeli team “We have the versatility and depth in our ond on the team in scoring at 12.6 points a prepared him well for this season.” backcourt to show our opponents many differgame. He demonstrated the skill and physical DE’MON BROOKS: He’s a freshman ent looks,” McKillop said. “Much of it will deattributes to score by driving to the rim, shootfrom Hopewell High School just down the road pend on the defensive abilities of our ing the 3-pointer or showing off his strong from Davidson. He’s 6-foot-7, 223, but don’t be sophomore perimeter players and how quickly game from the foul line area. He played in all surprised if he plays bigger than that. our freshmen learn our defensive schemes.” 31 Davidson games as a freshman and seems to Talk to anyone that has played with or BRENDAN McKILLOP: He is a highlybe vastly improved this year. against Brooks and they’ll tell you that he has a experienced player – the team’s only senior — “He spent his off-season working hard to motor that never stops and refuses to give up on who has groomed himself to be the leader of the improve his skills and strength,” McKillop said. a play. team from his point guard position and his role “He is much improved over last year and has “He has great instincts on offense and deas co-captain. He started all of Davidson’s 31 the size and skill to play three positions for us – fense,” McKillop said, “and is a versatile player. games as a junior while averaging 33 minutes a the point, shooting guard, or small forward. His He has the potential to be a special rebounder game (the most on the team), 10.2 points and confidence continues to grow as he understands because he attacks the offensive glass ferociously. four assists. He shot 38 percent from beyond how valuable he is to our team. He’s well on his He will be a crowd favorite for our fans because the arc and 73 percent from the foul line. way to becoming one of the great guards in they will be excited about the fire that he brings He worked hard in the Davidson history.” to the court. He showed the knack for learning offseason in conditioning, NIK COCHRAN: our system quickly, and I expect him to be a lost weight and gained speed He earned his stripes last part of the rotation.” and quickness and improved year as a freshman by ALI MACKAY: Another freshman, he’s a his ballhandling. being a relentless and fearwork in progress but has vast potential to be“He’s taken a hands-on less player. He’s a 6-foot-3 come an excellent player at Davidson. He needs role as a leader of the team,” sophomore, who saw his to gain strength and weight as he stands 6-footCoach McKillop said. “He playing time increase as 11 and weighs 192. set the tone for the work the season went along. He Mackay, who is from North Berwick, Scot- ethic of our team by the way averaged 3.9 points while land, played last season for the Under-20 team he worked himself in condiplaying in 28 games. in England and was coached there by Tim tioning. He knows our sysHe excels as a deLewis, who coached Ben Allison and is very fatem by heart and is willing fender and wins praise miliar with the Davidson program. to be the team’s catalyst from from coaches and teamMcKillop investigated and like what he his point guard position. It mates for his consistent saw in Mackay. will be his responsibility to hustle in chasing down “He is a player who needs more developset the tone for us and create long rebounds and getting ment,” McKillop said. “But we’ve already seen offensive and defensive loose balls. enough of him to be extremely excited about his tempo.” “Nik has a great attibasketball future. He is tough, competitive and AJ ATKINSON: He’s a tude,” McKillop said. “He skilled. He is working hard in the weight room 6-foot-6 junior who played is tough, competitive and here and gained weight since arriving on camin five games last season, a unafraid. He carved out Senior guard Brendan McKillop.

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SEASON PREVIEW playing time for himself last year because of the way he played. We didn’t miss a beat when he went on the court. He attacks relentlessly, is versatile enough to play three positions and is always dangerous with the ball because of his ability to create.” TOM DRONEY: He was a highly-recruited player from Sewickley Academy in Pittsburgh where he averaged 21.6 points and 7.1 rebounds as a senior. Standing 6-foot-6, this freshman fits into this year’s mold of Davidson players who have great versatility. “He was highly recruited and showed why in our preseason practices where he was impressive,” McKillop said. “He is big, skilled and versatile and should see time this season at the point as well as the wing. He’s big enough to cause opposing point guards trouble on defense as well as being able to post them up. He will certainly be in our rotation as a freshman.” JORDAN DOWNING: He was a star player along with De’Mon Brooks at Hopewell High. He is 6-foot-5, has long arms, and lives and breathes basketball. He guarded all five positions as a high school player. “He showed in high school and also in our practices that he has a special knack for scoring,” McKillop said. “He can shoot the jumper, slash to the basket, and he can post up and score. His size, strength and athleticism afford him an opportunity to become a great perimeter defender. As he becomes more acquainted with our system, he’ll earn playing time. The talent is there for him to make our rotation as a freshman.” CHRIS CZERAPOWICZ: A freshman who made his way to Davidson from Goteborg,

Sophomore guard Nik Cochran.

Sophomore guard JP Kuhlman.

Sweden. He’s 6-foot-7, weighs 197 and has tremendous strength. He played in the U20 European Division B Championships in 2010 and averaged 11.6 points and 5.8 rebounds. “He has tremendous size and strength for a wing,” McKillop said. “He’s very competitive and had an excellent early fall practice. He had hip surgery in the fall that will keep him out of our lineup until mid-December. His presence on the court would allow us to go to the fourguard lineup as a change of pace. I believe he will be an impact player for us.” The Davidson Way Bob McKillop surveys the Southern Conference and says succinctly: “There will be no easy games for us. I think from top to bottom the Southern Conference is the strongest that it’s been since I’ve been here.” McKillop always tries to build his nonconference schedule in a way that gives his players a chance to play against every style imaginable while putting them in hotly-competitive situations. He believes in having his team tested on the road against good teams in hostile environments. It’s the best way, he believes, to have his team ready to navigate the regular-season SoCon schedule and conference tournament on a journey that quite often winds up with Davidson playing postseason basketball. “We wanted our schedule to put us in position to compete against excellent teams,” McKillop said. “We certainly accomplished that. And we wanted our players to have a chance to play in some famous, historic arenas. We accomplished that, too, as we travel to

Madison Square Garden, the Palestra and Vanderbilt’s Memorial Gym.” The schedule will test the Wildcats, that for sure. They play in the Puerto Rico Tipoff against an extremely strong field and open there versus West Virginia, which made the Final Four last season. There will be road games at Pennsylvania, Vanderbilt, Rhode Island and against St. John’s in the opening round of the Holiday Festival in Madison Square Garden. There will be a road game in ESPN’s BracketBuster series on Feb. 19 against an opponent to be named later. The Davidson-Charlotte rivalry will be renewed on Dec. 11 at Davidson after a two-year recess. McKillop’s preferred style is to attack offensively and defensively. But he might have the weapons this season to throw a multitude of different things at opponents, sort of like a star baseball pitcher with a wide assortment of pitches, some fast, some slow, some medium speed. It’s hard for batters to get a read on what’s coming next. “Because of our depth we ought to be able to play 40 minutes with a great deal of energy,” McKillop said. “We want to run and push the tempo on offense. Because of our size, we can put a big team on the court defensively if we choose, so we might work more zone into our repertoire this season than usual. Of course, the depth and athleticism also makes it possible for us to press all over the court. This is a very versatile team, maybe the most versatile we’ve had at Davidson.”

Bob McKillop, beginning his 22nd season.

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Brendan McKillop*** JP Kuhlman* Nik Cochran* Clay Tormey Jake Cohen* Will Reigel** Ali Mackay Tom Droney De’Mon Brooks AJ Atkinson** Jordan Downing Frank Ben-Eze** Chris Czerapowicz Clint Mann Ben Allison**

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6-9 223 Jr. West Sussex, England/Christs Hospital 6-6 214 Jr. Winston-Salem, N.C./RJ Reynolds 6-10 237 Jr. Arlington, Va./Bishop O’Connell 6-7 223 Fr. Charlotte, N.C./Hopewell 6-3 184 So. Vancouver, B.C./Champlain St. Lambert 6-10 220 So. Berwyn, Pa./Conestoga 6-7 197 Fr. Goteborg, Sweden/Sandagymnasiet 6-5 194 Fr. Huntersville, N.C./Hopewell 6-6 194 Fr. Pittsburgh, Pa./Sewickley Academy 6-4 190 So. Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla./Providence School` 6-11 192 Fr. North Berwick, Scotland/North Berwick 6-7 225 So. Overland Park, Kan./St. Thomas Aquinas/Iowa State 6-1 173 Sr. Davidson, N.C./Charlotte Catholic 6-5 194 Jr. Charlotte, N.C./Charlotte Latin 5-11 170 Fr. Chicago, Ill./Henderson International School *Each asterisks (*) indicates a letter earned

sTaff Head Coach: Bob McKillop (Hofstra ’72), 22nd season Assistant Coach: Jim Fox (SUNY-Geneseo ’95), 10th season Assistant Coach: Landry Kosmalski (Davidson ’00), 4th season Assistant Coach: Matt McKillop (Davidson ’06), 3rd season Director of Operations: Terrell “TI” Ivory (Davidson ’04), 3rd season Student Director of Operations: Billy Thom (Davidson ‘11), 4th season Athletic Trainer: Ray Beltz (East Stroudsburg ’00), 9th season Strength & Conditioning Coach: Craig Swieton (Springfield College ’03), 4th season

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JP Kuhlman Nik Cochran Will Reigel Ali Mackay Tom Droney Frank Ben-Eze Chris Czerapowicz Landry Kosmalski

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MCKILLOP WON’T SETTLE FOR ANYTHING LESS THAN THE NCAA TOURNAMENT The youngest McKillop continues to put in the work to make his last Davidson season a memorable one. DAVIDSON - It’s been a smorgasbord of basketball experiences for Brendan McKillop in his three years of playing for Davidson. He’s seen the good, the bad and the indifferent. His freshman season was one of the most electrifying in Davidson history. Behind Stephen Curry, Jason Richards, Thomas Sander and a splendid supporting cast, the Wildcats made it all the way to the NCAA Elite Eight. It doesn’t get much better than that. His sophomore season was in reality excellent but maybe fell just a tad below expectaMcKillop tions. It’s likely that those expectations – founded on the previous team’s success – were unrealistic. The Wildcats, in what turned out to be Curry’s last college season, were 27-8 and 18-2 in the Southern Conference. Nothing to sneeze at. The sour note was struck when College of Charleston beat them in the league tournament. Davidson went to the NIT where it won at South Carolina before falling at Saint Mary’s (Calif.) And then there’s last season. Brendan McKillop would like to forget it in a way, but he doesn’t want to forget how it felt to close a season with 16 wins, 15 losses and a first-round defeat in the SoCon tournament. “This is my last shot,” he says. “There’s no way I’m going to allow this team to have a season like that. My teammates and I feel very strongly about it. Everybody worked hard to make sure it doesn’t happen again.” McKillop is the lone senior on Davidson’s team. He’s a co-captain along with Will Reigel, but as the starting point guard who played more minutes than anyone on last year’s team (33.2 a game), he’s the recognized team leader. McKillop is the youngest child of Davidson coach Bob McKillop. And since this is Coach McKillop’s 22nd year as head coach, Brendan has never known a winter when Davidson basketball wasn’t a special part of his life. He grew up with it, which makes his last year as a Davidson player extraordinarily important to him. With his father as head coach, his brother, Matt, as assistant coach, Brendan can be excused if he thinks like a coach. When he thinks of last year’s team, one word stands out: “Inconsistency.” “The most consistent team we’ve had at Davidson since I’ve been here was my freshman year,” Brendan said. “We were consistent for most of my sophomore year but hit a few rough

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spots. Last year we were far from consistent. We just couldn’t quite get it last year.” To prepare for his senior season, McKillop undertook a highly-disciplined lifestyle in the off-season. He followed a strict diet (improved eating habits) and rigorous workout routine that resulted in a loss of 20 pounds. His basketball training was geared mainly to enhance his quickness and ballhanding. The extensive work he turned in under the tutelage of former Wildcat Jason Richards was, in McKillop’s mind, vital. “Jason showed me a lot of stuff that he learned in the NBA (playing with the (Miami Heat),” McKillop said. “He helped me with my ballhandling, getting to the rim, how to treat ball screens. He’s a good teacher.” (Richards has joined the staff of coach Jamie Dixon at the University of Pittsburgh, the alma mater of his parents). McKillop doesn’t attempt to hide his excitement or enthusiasm when looking at his last Davidson team. He sees a team with young talent, probably the most athletic that he’s played on, and one with more than ample depth at all positions. He’s good at analyzing the play of each of his teammates, which comes in handy for a point guard who needs to know as much about his team as possible. For instance, he speaks of Ben Allison: “He’s one of the best athletes I’ve ever seen in a Davidson uniform. He’s more aggressive this year, attacks the rim, is scoring and getting fouled.”

McKillop thinks he and the team will be quicker defensively this season. That, along with the depth, should allow the Wildcats to apply pressure in waves and from changing attack points. But even though Davidson appears to be more athletic, Brendan McKillop points out that “we will still have to beat people with our basketball IQ.” McKillop doesn’t deal in predicting wins and losses, but he does have a prediction for this team that he feels safe in making. “This team will have a lot of fun playing together. We’ll hit some rough patches – almost all teams do – but we’re a tight-knit group and we’ll get through them. I think we’ll have many great moments together.” McKillop has the advantage of having learned from two of the best point guards in Davidson history in Richards and Curry, both highly effective but who employed strikingly different styles. Whether it was playing against them in practice or working out with them in the summer, McKillop soaked it up. In his second season as a starter at point guard, he’s ready to take those lessons to the court. Much is required of Davidson’s point guard, who serves as the conductor of the basketball symphony. He needs to understand that cuts must be timely and precise, screens must be set at the proper angle, the pass must be delivered on time to the right person at the correct spot on the court. He must know where each player on the court should be, what their responsibilities and roles are. When they wander out of position, it’s his job to herd them back. He calls the offensive and defensive sets. He must know when to push the ball and when to slow it up. When asked to define the point guard’s role, Brendan McKillop says, “He’s the quarterback on the court and must lead the team. It’s his job to control the tempo of the game and be sure that the first pass is an easy one, because if it is the others will also be easy.” McKillop stared all 31 games for Davidson last season and was fourth on the team in scoring at 10.2 points a game and first in assists with a total of 124. Sociology is his major but he isn’t sure what he wants to do. He knows he wants to keep playing basketball beyond Davidson. “I’ll play for a couple of years and see where that takes me,” he says. Does he want to coach? Possibly, but he hears his mother’s words that two coaches in the family is enough, thank you. The goal for this team? “To go back to the NCAA tournament,” he replies. “I will not be satisfied with anything less and neither will my teammates.”


2009-10: One of two Wildcats to start all 31 games • Averaged 10.2 points, four assists and 2.7 rebounds a game • Shot 37.9 percent from 3point range, canning a team-high 80 triples • Ranked first in the SoCon in assist to turnover ratio (2.7), sixth in assists, 13th in 3-point percentage, seventh in 3-pointers made and seventh in minutes played (33.2/gm) • Assist to turnover ratio ranked 10th nationally • Led the ‘Cats in assists a team high 17 times and scored in double figures in 15 games • Led Davidson in scoring in three contests • Scored a career-high 24 points, making seven 3-pointers, in a double overtime win at Elon (2/27) • Had 20 points, including six triples, vs. Samford (1/4) • Posted 19 points and four assists vs. Penn • Hit what proved to be the game-winning 3-pointer against The Citadel (1/30); finished the contest with 17 points and six assists • Recorded 17 points and six assists vs. Cornell in the Holiday Festival in Madison Square Garden • Netted 15 points against Gonzaga, at Chattanooga (2/22) and in both games against Georgia Southern • Tallied a career-high nine assists at Western Carolina (2/13). 2008-09: Played in 35 games and averaged 17.2 minutes a contest • Made one start • Scored in double figures seven times and led the team in assists twice • Averaged 4.9 points, 1.4 assists and 1.5 rebounds a contest • Shot 36 percent from 3-point range and 71 percent from the free-throw line • Tallied a career-high 15 points and five rebounds vs. The Citadel (2/18) • Posted 14 points and three assists against Western Carolina (2/2) • Recorded 14 points and three assists in the season opener against Guilford; hit 4-of-7 3-pointers • Had 13 points and three assists at Appalachian State (1/12); shot 5-of-10 from the floor and 3-of-6 from 3-point land • Netted 12 points against Chattanooga (12/13) • Scored 10 points off the bench and hit 7-of-10 free throws against Furman (2/14).

from 3-point range (55.6 percent) • Also went 6-for-6 from the freethrow line • Tallied 11 points, three assists and a steal in his career debut against Emory • Scored five points in six minutes against Wofford in the opening round of the SoCon Tournament (3/8) • Tallied four points against UNC Greensboro in the SoCon tourney semifinals (3/9) • Scored five points in four minutes against College of Charleston (2/9).

Career highs Pts 24 at Elon, 2/27/10 FG 8 at Elon, 2/27/10 FGA 20 vs. The Citadel, 2/18/09 3FG 7 at Elon, 2/27/10 3FGA 14 at Elon, 2/27/10 FT 7 at Furman, 2/14/09 FTA 10 at Furman, 2/14/09 Reb 6 vs. Elon, 3/5/10 Asst 9 at Western Carolina, 2/13/10 Block 1, twice, vs. Coll. of Charleston, 1/28/10 Steal 3, twice, vs. App. State, 2/11/10 Min 48 at Elon, 2/27/10

Before Davidson: As a senior for coach Bob Moran at Charlotte Catholic, he capped off his prep career by averaging 26 points, five rebounds and five assists per outing • Along with earning Queen City 3A/4A Player of the Year and Mecklenburg County Co-Player of the Year honors, he surpassed the 1,000-point plateau during his final season with the Cougars • Earned Holy Angels and HCPC Tournament MVP honors during the 2006-07 season • Named the club’s most improved player following his sophomore campaign • Nominated for the 2007 Wendy’s High School Heisman for his work in the classroom. Personal: Full name is Brendan Patrick McKillop • Born Sept. 20, 1988, in Mineola, N.Y • The youngest child of Bob and Cathy McKillop • Has two siblings, Kerrin and Matt • Matt was a four-year standout for the Wildcats from 2002-06 and was a member of two postseason clubs (2005 NIT and 2006 NCAA Tournament); he is an assistant coach for the Wildcats.

2007-08: Played in 19 contests and averaged 2.2 points in 4.9 minutes a contest • Hit 13-of-21 shots from the floor (61.9 percent) and 10-for-18

Year 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 TOTAL

Year 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 TOTAL

GP GS 19 0 35 1 31 31 85 32

GP GS 12 0 20 1 18 18 50 19

Min 93 603 1029 1725

Min 59 358 627 1044

Avg 4.9 17.2 33.2 20.3

Total FG FGA 13 21 54 159 104 275 171 455

Avg 4.9 17.9 34.8 20.9

Total FG FGA 8 11 36 104 64 178 108 293

Pct .619 .340 .378 .376

oveRall CaReeR sTaTs 3-Ptrs Rebounds FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF 10 18 .556 6 6 1.000 2 5 7 0.4 10 41 114 .360 22 31 .710 15 37 52 1.5 47 80 211 .379 27 37 .730 19 65 84 2.7 70 131 343 .382 55 74 .743 36 107 143 1.7 127

Pct .727 .346 .360 .369

soCon CaReeR sTaTs 3-Ptrs Rebounds FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Off Def Tot 6 9 .667 0 0 .000 1 4 5 27 73 .370 18 23 .783 9 25 34 45 135 .333 15 22 .682 8 38 46 78 217 .359 33 45 .733 18 67 85

FO Ast TO Blk Stl 0 7 6 0 1 0 50 29 0 19 0 124 46 2 29 0 181 81 2 49

Avg PF FO Ast 0.4 6 0 4 1.7 25 0 27 2.6 40 0 76 1.7 71 0 107

TO Blk Stl 3 0 0 17 0 9 21 1 15 41 1 24

Pts 42 171 315 528

Avg 2.2 4.9 10.2 6.2

Pts 22 117 188 327

Avg 1.8 5.9 10.4 6.5

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Opponent at Butler vs South Florida vs La Salle vs Penn State FREDONIA STATE RHODE ISLAND at The Citadel at College of Charleston at Gonzaga TCNJ vs Cornell vs Hofstra PENN UMASS SAMFORD APPALACHIAN STATE at Furman at Wofford WESTERN CAROLINA at Georgia Southern COLL. OF CHARLESTON THE CITADEL GEORGIA SOUTHERN at Appalachian State at Western Carolina WOFFORD FURMAN at Chattanooga UNC GREENSBORO at Elon vs Elon

Date 11/14/09 11/19/09 11/20/09 11/22/09 11/25/09 11/28/09 12/03/09 12/05/09 12/12/09 12/17/09 12/20/09 12/21/09 12/28/09 12/30/09 01/04/10 01/09/10 01/13/10 01/16/10 01/20/10 01/23/10 01/28/10 01/30/10 02/06/10 02/11/10 02/13/10 02/17/10 02/20/10 02/22/10 02/24/10 02/27/10 03/05/10

GS * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Pct 3FG FGA .444 3 6 .200 0 4 .250 2 8 .333 2 4 .250 2 7 .571 4 6 .200 1 3 .333 1 4 .556 5 7 .333 1 3 .545 5 8 .111 1 6 .667 5 7 .429 3 5 .636 6 10 .231 3 10 .300 2 7 .364 0 6 .333 3 11 .417 3 7 .182 1 7 .545 4 9 .500 2 5 .250 2 7 .000 0 5 .000 0 4 .250 2 9 .455 5 11 .500 3 6 .533 7 14 .500 2 5

2009-10 Pct FT .500 0 .000 0 .250 0 .500 0 .286 0 .667 0 .333 0 .250 0 .714 0 .333 0 .625 0 .167 4 .714 2 .600 4 .600 0 .300 1 .286 1 .000 0 .273 2 .429 2 .143 4 .444 1 .400 3 .286 0 .000 0 .000 0 .222 0 .455 0 .500 0 .500 1 .400 2

FTA 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 4 0 2 2 0 2 3 4 1 4 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 3

Pct .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 1.000 1.000 .000 .500 .500 .000 1.000 .667 1.000 1.000 .750 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .667

Off 1 1 1 0 2 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2

Def 4 1 2 1 2 3 3 1 0 3 1 3 1 2 1 1 0 3 3 2 5 3 3 0 1 2 2 5 1 2 4

Tot 5 2 3 1 4 4 4 2 1 3 2 3 2 2 1 3 0 3 3 3 5 3 3 0 1 2 2 5 2 4 6

Avg 5.0 3.5 3.3 2.8 3.0 3.2 3.3 3.1 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.7

PF 2 2 1 3 2 3 2 1 4 4 4 1 0 2 4 4 3 1 2 0 3 3 3 3 2 0 1 3 1 4 2

FO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

A TO Blk 3 3 0 4 1 0 1 1 1 3 0 0 5 0 0 3 4 0 8 0 0 1 0 0 5 6 0 5 3 0 6 2 0 3 3 0 4 0 0 3 1 0 2 1 0 4 1 0 3 1 0 2 4 0 2 1 0 7 1 0 7 0 1 6 3 0 1 2 0 6 1 0 9 0 0 2 1 0 3 1 0 3 1 0 6 0 0 4 3 0 3 1 0

Stl 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 2 2 3 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 3 1 1 2 1 0 0 0

Pts 11 2 6 6 6 12 3 7 15 3 17 7 19 13 20 10 9 8 13 15 9 17 15 6 0 0 8 15 9 24 10

Avg 11.0 6.5 6.3 6.3 6.2 7.2 6.6 6.6 7.6 7.1 8.0 7.9 8.8 9.1 9.8 9.8 9.8 9.7 9.8 10.1 10.0 10.4 10.6 10.4 10.0 9.6 9.5 9.7 9.7 10.2 10.2

Opponent GUILFORD vs James Madison at Oklahoma WINTHROP FLORIDA ATLANTIC LOYOLA (MD.) NC STATE vs West Virginia CHATTANOOGA vs Purdue at College of Charleston SAMFORD at Duke at The Citadel at Appalachian State ELON at Georgia Southern FURMAN WOFFORD at Chattanooga at Samford WESTERN CAROLINA at UNC Greensboro COLL. OF CHARLESTON at Wofford at Furman THE CITADEL BUTLER UNC GREENSBORO GEORGIA SOUTHERN at Elon vs Appalachian State vs College of Charleston at South Carolina at Saint Mary's (Calif.)

Date 11/14/08 11/17/08 11/18/08 11/21/08 11/24/08 11/25/08 12/06/08 12/09/08 12/13/08 12/20/08 12/29/08 01/03/09 01/07/09 01/10/09 01/12/09 01/14/09 01/17/09 01/21/09 01/24/09 01/28/09 01/31/09 02/02/09 02/05/09 02/07/09 02/12/09 02/14/09 02/18/09 02/21/09 02/25/09 02/28/09 03/02/09 03/07/09 03/08/09 03/17/09 03/23/09

GS Min FG FGA Pct 3FG FGA 17 4 7 .571 4 7 15 3 6 .500 2 5 23 1 4 .250 1 3 17 0 3 .000 0 3 11 0 2 .000 0 2 14 2 9 .222 2 6 18 0 3 .000 0 1 25 0 1 .000 0 1 18 3 5 .600 2 4 18 3 6 .500 2 5 13 0 1 .000 0 1 17 2 6 .333 2 5 18 1 4 .250 1 2 17 1 1 1.000 1 1 22 5 10 .500 3 6 17 3 5 .600 3 4 23 1 4 .250 1 3 18 1 4 .250 0 1 22 2 7 .286 2 5 19 2 3 .667 2 3 15 1 5 .200 1 2 15 5 6 .833 4 5 13 1 5 .200 0 4 8 0 2 .000 0 2 10 0 4 .000 0 3 20 1 6 .167 1 5 * 39 5 20 .250 2 11 11 0 0 .000 0 0 16 1 5 .200 1 4 17 2 4 .500 2 3 19 0 1 .000 0 1 23 1 5 .200 0 3 12 0 2 .000 0 1 10 1 1 1.000 0 0 13 2 2 1.000 2 2

2008-09 Pct FT .571 2 .400 2 .333 0 .000 0 .000 0 .333 0 .000 0 .000 0 .500 4 .400 0 .000 0 .400 0 .500 0 1.000 2 .500 0 .750 0 .333 0 .000 0 .400 0 .667 0 .500 0 .800 0 .000 0 .000 0 .000 0 .200 7 .182 3 .000 0 .250 0 .667 2 .000 0 .000 0 .000 0 .000 0 1.000 0

FTA 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 5 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2

Pct 1.000 1.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .700 .600 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000

Off 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

Def 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 3 0 0 1 1 2 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 2 5 1 1 2 1

Tot 3 2 0 1 0 0 3 2 4 1 1 3 0 0 1 1 3 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 3 1 5 0 0 2 5 1 2 2 1

Avg 3.0 2.5 1.7 1.5 1.2 1.0 1.3 1.4 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.7 1.5 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5

PF 2 0 0 1 2 3 0 3 2 1 2 0 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 4 2 0 2 1 2 0 2 2 0 1 3 1

FO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

A TO Blk 3 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 0 1 1 0 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 1 2 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 7 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 1 0

Stl 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

Pts 14 10 3 0 0 6 0 0 12 8 0 6 3 5 13 9 3 2 6 6 3 14 2 0 0 10 15 0 3 8 0 2 0 2 6

Avg 14.0 12.0 9.0 6.8 5.4 5.5 4.7 4.1 5.0 5.3 4.8 4.9 4.8 4.8 5.3 5.6 5.4 5.2 5.3 5.3 5.2 5.6 5.4 5.2 5.0 5.2 5.6 5.4 5.3 5.4 5.2 5.1 4.9 4.9 4.9

Opponent EMORY at Western Michigan NC CENTRAL THE CITADEL GEORGIA SOUTHERN WESTERN CAROLINA at Wofford at Furman CHATTANOOGA at Western Carolina at The Citadel CHARLESTON at UNC Greensboro FURMAN at Georgia Southern vs Wofford vs UNC Greensboro vs Elon vs Wisconsin

Date 11/09/07 11/21/07 11/24/07 12/13/07 01/03/08 01/05/08 01/12/08 01/16/08 01/19/08 01/21/08 01/24/08 02/09/08 02/13/08 02/16/08 03/01/08 03/08/08 03/09/08 03/10/08 03/28/08

GS Min FG FGA Pct 13 3 7 .429 0 0 0 .000 10 0 1 .000 11 0 0 .000 4 1 1 1.000 4 1 1 1.000 5 0 1 .000 9 1 2 .500 3 1 1 1.000 3 1 1 1.000 4 0 0 .000 4 2 2 1.000 2 0 0 .000 7 1 2 .500 3 0 0 .000 6 1 1 1.000 4 1 1 1.000 0 0 0 .000 1 0 0 .000

2007-08 Pct FT .429 2 .000 0 .000 0 .000 0 1.000 0 .000 0 .000 0 .500 0 1.000 0 1.000 0 .000 0 1.000 0 .000 0 .500 0 .000 0 1.000 2 .000 2 .000 0 .000 0

FTA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0

Pct 1.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 1.000 .000 .000

Off 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Def 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

Tot 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

Avg 1.0 0.5 0.3 1.0 1.0 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4

PF 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

FO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

A TO Blk 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Stl 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Pts 11 0 0 0 3 2 0 3 3 3 0 5 0 3 0 5 4 0 0

Avg 11.0 5.5 3.7 2.8 2.8 2.7 2.3 2.4 2.4 2.5 2.3 2.5 2.3 2.4 2.2 2.4 2.5 2.3 2.2

Min FG FGA 38 4 9 32 1 5 27 2 8 28 2 6 26 2 8 35 4 7 32 1 5 33 3 9 34 5 9 19 1 3 42 6 11 33 1 9 26 6 9 25 3 7 35 7 11 39 3 13 32 3 10 33 4 11 35 4 12 32 5 12 31 2 11 39 6 11 35 5 10 35 2 8 34 0 6 36 0 5 33 3 12 34 5 11 31 3 6 48 8 15 37 3 6

3FG FGA 3 7 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0


ALLISON SEEMS PRIMED AND READY FOR HIS BEST DAVIDSON SEASON The athletic big man from England is ready to take the next step. DAVIDSON - Davidson redshirt junior Ben Allison is ready for some good times. He feels better than ever. Stronger, quicker and more athletic, that’s the way he felt as he reported for his third season of Davidson basketball. He expects good things after playing last season with a bum shoulder that kept him from fully extending upward or outward. Shoulder surgery last March followed by four months of rehab have him feeling good and flying high. “I’m excited about the season, yes” says Allison with his refreshing West Sussex, England accent. “I feel the successful surAllison gery on my shoulder frees me up to play my best basketball.” It goes beyond that, too. It was a big adjustment period for Allison when he came to Davidson from England three years ago. Everything in America seemed bigger to him: the buildings, cars, servings of food – and especially Boris Meno and Thomas Sander. They were two Davidson inside players that Allison went against in practice, even though he had never played the post during his schoolboy days in England. Allison weighed less than 200 pounds at the time and found himself being moved from one spot on the court to another against his will. A learning experience? That and a dash more. Allison also had to get used to the basketball terminology used in the States. “Get to the elbow, Ben.” Now, where might that be, this elbow? Coach Bob McKillop’s system includes details, details, details. Allison listened and learned, and no one questioned his dedication or desire to improve. But he was like an artist burdened with too much thinking, that instead of painting freely, he painted carefully and by the numbers, trying to avoid mistakes. Basketball players that perform similarly appear to play in concrete shoes. Allison feels free of it. Now his basketball habits are known and are second nature to him thus creating an “unleashed attitude.” He has displayed flashes of absolute brilliance. A dunk in Madison Square Garden against athletic West Virginia players that had grizzled New Yorkers standing at their seats in awe. A baseline drive in Charleston that resulted in a facial for an opposing defender. Some moves in practice that sometimes cause his coaches to turn heads so they won’t reveal the amazement reflected on their faces.

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Allison shows this off and it sparks questions from fans and media members. “Why can’t he do it all the time?” It’s a process, thank you. Allison has followed it and his game has improved immensely. You can probably count on one hand the number of big men that Davidson has ever suited up that could match his athletic skills. Talk of all this potential would burden many athletes, but while Allison says he hears it, he maintains it doesn’t bother him. He’s bigger now than when he arrived in Davidson. He stands 6-foot-9 and weighs 223. He believes that much of playing winning basketball is mental, at least 50 percent of it. So the constant talk about his potential doesn’t bother him but does make him ponder. Basketball is not a game of perfection, and good players know how to manage setbacks. “I have to believe that I can do it,” Allison explains, “but at the same time when things don’t go my way, I can’t drive myself into a hole. I can’t allow adversity to get me down. It’s important to live in the moment and play with reckless resolve.” And then he says with the wisdom that experience brings, “It’s much easier said than done.” Allison spent a good bit of time in his homeland last spring and summer. He was going to play for one of England’s national teams but couldn’t because of his shoulder. Nonetheless, of-

ficials in Great Britain assigned a trainer to him several times a week, a man who not only knew how to whip Allison into physical shape but as a graduate student in psychology, understood the mental side of athletics. Allison found the sessions invaluable. He ran sprints for 30 seconds, rested for 30, ran again. He ran distances, did bounding exercises that had him jumping over hurdles from a standing start. There were also sessions about how to silence the mind in order to free the body to do what it’s capable of. It’s amazing what athletes as talented as Allison could do if they would concentrate on the process, on a routine instead of worrying about the consequences of possible failure. Allison is making strides and takes nothing for granted. He prepared himself. College basketball is a privilege and doesn’t come with a guarantee. As he looks back at last season in retrospect, he calls it an adjustment year. “We need to get back to our winning mentality,” he says. “We must be confident when we step on the court that we can win every game. We had it my freshman and sophomore seasons, not so much last year. You gain confidence by playing well and succeeding. Two years ago when we played close games against Carolina and Duke, we gained confidence even though we lost because we had chances to win both games. The confidence carried over into games against our conference opponents.” Allison is pumped about this year’s team. He talks about its great depth, a talented freshman class, good leadership from team co-captains Brendan McKillop and Will Reigel, and excellent team chemistry. His initial goal is for the team to put it together early and get off to a good start to the season and then build on it. “Coach tells us it’s not about arrogance, but we expect to win because we work so hard,” Allison said. “Our players have put in the work. We have a great schedule and a chance to do some good things.” Allison loves the competitive nature of college basketball. His goal since childhood was to play college hoops in the States. He was thrilled when Coach McKillop discovered him in England and offered him an opportunity at Davidson. “The person who usually wins in the post is the one who surrenders last,” he says. He brought no white flags back with him from his summer trip home.


2009-10: Played in all 31 games and started the first six of the season • Averaged six points and 4.4 rebounds in 17.7 minutes • Scored in double figures in eight contests and led the team in rebounding four times • Led the Wildcats with 13 points and seven rebounds in the first game of the season at Butler • Tallied a career high 15 points to go along with eight rebounds at Western Carolina (1/20) • Tallied 13 points and nine rebounds against Samford (1/4) • Scored 12 points at Western Carolina (2/13) and Georgia Southern (1/23) • Recorded 10 points vs. Gonzaga, Cornell and Penn • Secured a career-high 10 rebounds to go along with seven points against TCNJ. 2008-09: Played in all 35 games, averaging 12.7 minutes a contest • Averaged 4.3 points and 2.3 rebounds a contest • Scored in double figures in four games and led the team in rebounds once • Scored 12 points on 4-of-4 shooting from the floor against College of Charleston in the SoCon Tourney (3/8) • Posted 12 points and eight rebounds at Chattanooga (1/28) • Netted 12 points at Samford (1/3) • Posted 10 points and five rebounds against West Virginia in the Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden • Netted eight points and went 6of-8 from the free-throw line against College of Charleston (2/7) • Had seven points and five boards vs. NC State • Scored seven points against James Madison in the NIT Season Tip-Off.

in soccer and tennis at Christs Hospital • Along with his athletic accomplishments, he earned the Warden Park Cup for excellent student example • Coached by Tony Alcock and Woody Kenny. Personal: Full name is Benjamin Joseph Allison • Born May 22, 1988, in St. Joseph’s, Belgium • The son of Ivor Allison and Claire James • Has three siblings, Josh, Rosalie and Elliott.

Career highs Pts FG FGA 3FG 3FGA FT FTA Reb Asst Block Steal Min

15 vs. Western Carolina, 1/20/10 6 at Chattanooga, 1/28/09 11 at Chattanooga, 1/28/09 2 at Gonzaga, 12/12/09 3, twice, vs. App. State, 2/11/10 7 vs. Samford, 1/4/10 10 vs. Samford, 1/4/10 10 vs. TCNJ, 12/17/09 3, 3 times, vs. App. State, 1/9/10 2, twice, vs. Elon, 3/5/10 2, twice, vs. App. State, 1/9/10 27, 3 times, at Ga. Southern, 1/23/10

2007-08: Redshirted the 2007-08 campaign. Before Davidson: Competed for Great Britain in the 2007 and 2008 Under-20 European Championships • Averaged 11.5 points and 6.4 rebounds in 2008 • Named National Shield Most Valuable Player of the United Kingdom men’s basketball team before coming to Davidson • Also lettered

Year 2008-09 2009-10 TOTAL

Year 2008-09 2009-10 TOTAL

GP GS 35 0 31 6 66 6

GP GS 20 0 18 0 38 0

Min 446 550 996

Min 253 321 574

Avg 12.7 17.7 15.1

oveRall CaReeR sTaTs Total 3-Ptrs Rebounds FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF 52 116 .448 1 11 .091 45 84 .536 34 48 82 2.3 84 57 141 .404 5 20 .250 67 110 .609 46 89 135 4.4 86 109 257 .424 6 31 .194 112 194 .577 80 137 217 3.3 170

FO Ast TO Blk Stl 2 13 41 6 9 4 25 46 14 9 6 38 87 20 18

Pts 150 186 336

Avg 4.3 6.0 5.1

Avg 12.7 17.8 15.1

soCon Total 3-Ptrs FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct 30 67 .448 0 5 .000 30 77 .390 3 12 .250 60 144 .417 3 17 .176

FO Ast TO Blk Stl 2 3 22 3 6 2 12 28 5 8 4 15 50 8 14

Pts 89 105 194

Avg 4.5 5.8 5.1

CaReeR sTaTs Rebounds FT FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF 29 46 .630 18 36 54 2.7 52 42 71 .592 28 55 83 4.6 52 71 117 .607 46 91 137 3.6 104

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2009-10 Opponent at Butler vs South Florida vs La Salle vs Penn State FREDONIA STATE RHODE ISLAND at The Citadel at College of Charleston at Gonzaga TCNJ vs Cornell vs Hofstra PENN UMASS SAMFORD APPALACHIAN STATE at Furman at Wofford WESTERN CAROLINA at Georgia Southern COLL. OF CHARLESTON THE CITADEL GEORGIA SOUTHERN at Appalachian State at Western Carolina WOFFORD FURMAN at Chattanooga UNC GREENSBORO at Elon vs Elon

Date 11/14/09 11/19/09 11/20/09 11/22/09 11/25/09 11/28/09 12/03/09 12/05/09 12/12/09 12/17/09 12/20/09 12/21/09 12/28/09 12/30/09 01/04/10 01/09/10 01/13/10 01/16/10 01/20/10 01/23/10 01/28/10 01/30/10 02/06/10 02/11/10 02/13/10 02/17/10 02/20/10 02/22/10 02/24/10 02/27/10 03/05/10

GS * * * * * *

Min FG FGA Pct 3FG FGA Pct FT 23 4 9 .444 0 1 .000 5 15 1 5 .200 0 1 .000 0 24 4 8 .500 0 0 .000 0 9 1 3 .333 0 0 .000 0 16 0 1 .000 0 0 .000 2 14 2 3 .667 0 1 .000 3 10 1 2 .500 1 1 1.000 2 18 1 4 .250 1 1 1.000 4 25 3 6 .500 2 3 .667 2 27 3 7 .429 0 0 .000 1 23 4 8 .500 0 0 .000 2 9 0 4 .000 0 1 .000 0 16 2 4 .500 0 1 .000 6 13 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 4 27 3 4 .750 0 1 .000 7 24 2 6 .333 0 2 .000 4 14 0 3 .000 0 0 .000 4 11 0 1 .000 0 0 .000 0 17 5 8 .625 0 0 .000 5 27 4 5 .800 0 0 .000 4 15 1 4 .250 0 0 .000 2 14 1 2 .500 1 2 .500 0 19 1 3 .333 0 1 .000 0 16 1 8 .125 0 3 .000 2 26 6 8 .750 0 0 .000 0 17 0 5 .000 0 1 .000 1 10 1 2 .500 0 0 .000 3 15 1 4 .250 0 0 .000 0 16 0 3 .000 0 0 .000 0 25 2 5 .400 0 0 .000 4 15 3 6 .500 0 0 .000 0

Opponent GUILFORD vs James Madison at Oklahoma WINTHROP FLORIDA ATLANTIC LOYOLA (MD.) NC STATE vs West Virginia CHATTANOOGA vs Purdue at College of Charleston SAMFORD at Duke at The Citadel at Appalachian State ELON at Georgia Southern FURMAN WOFFORD at Chattanooga at Samford WESTERN CAROLINA at UNC Greensboro COLL. OF CHARLESTON at Wofford at Furman THE CITADEL BUTLER UNC GREENSBORO GEORGIA SOUTHERN at Elon vs Appalachian State vs College of Charleston at South Carolina at Saint Mary's (Calif.)

Date 11/14/08 11/17/08 11/18/08 11/21/08 11/24/08 11/25/08 12/06/08 12/09/08 12/13/08 12/20/08 12/29/08 01/03/09 01/07/09 01/10/09 01/12/09 01/14/09 01/17/09 01/21/09 01/24/09 01/28/09 01/31/09 02/02/09 02/05/09 02/07/09 02/12/09 02/14/09 02/18/09 02/21/09 02/25/09 02/28/09 03/02/09 03/07/09 03/08/09 03/17/09 03/23/09

GS Min FG FGA 17 3 5 15 2 2 10 1 3 10 0 2 5 0 4 10 2 4 17 2 5 21 5 6 15 2 4 9 1 3 15 1 3 13 5 7 4 0 0 18 1 5 10 0 1 12 2 4 10 0 1 15 2 2 16 2 4 21 6 11 14 1 4 11 2 4 13 1 5 13 1 1 7 0 2 7 1 2 9 0 2 10 0 3 9 1 2 14 1 1 11 1 2 14 1 3 16 4 4 22 1 3 13 0 2

FTA 5 0 1 0 2 4 4 8 7 1 3 0 8 6 10 6 7 0 6 7 4 0 2 2 0 3 3 2 0 7 2

Pct 1.000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .750 .500 .500 .286 1.000 .667 .000 .750 .667 .700 .667 .571 .000 .833 .571 .500 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .333 1.000 .000 .000 .571 .000

Off 2 1 2 1 2 0 2 2 3 3 0 1 1 1 5 1 0 0 4 3 1 0 2 0 4 0 0 2 1 1 1

Def 5 1 0 1 1 1 2 5 2 7 2 2 5 2 4 2 4 1 4 6 1 1 5 2 3 2 2 1 4 6 5

Tot 7 2 2 2 3 1 4 7 5 10 2 3 6 3 9 3 4 1 8 9 2 1 7 2 7 2 2 3 5 7 6

Avg 7.0 4.5 3.7 3.3 3.2 2.8 3.0 3.5 3.7 4.3 4.1 4.0 4.2 4.1 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.1 4.3 4.6 4.4 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.3 4.4

PF 2 2 4 5 0 3 4 1 5 4 3 2 2 2 4 3 4 4 5 1 2 3 2 2 1 5 3 3 2 3 0

FO 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

A TO Blk 0 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 2 3 2 1 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 3 1 0 1 1 3 1 1 1 2 0 0 4 0 1 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 1 3 1 2 1 2

Stl 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0

Pts 13 2 8 2 2 7 5 7 10 7 10 0 10 4 13 8 4 0 15 12 4 3 2 4 12 1 5 2 0 8 6

Avg 13.0 7.5 7.7 6.3 5.4 5.7 5.6 5.8 6.2 6.3 6.6 6.1 6.4 6.2 6.7 6.8 6.6 6.2 6.7 7.0 6.8 6.6 6.4 6.3 6.6 6.3 6.3 6.1 5.9 6.0 6.0

FTA 0 3 1 0 0 2 5 2 2 4 6 3 0 3 0 2 0 0 2 0 3 1 0 8 2 2 1 4 3 4 4 1 7 4 5

Pct .000 1.000 1.000 .000 .000 .000 .400 .000 .500 .000 .500 .667 .000 .333 .000 .500 .000 .000 .500 .000 1.000 1.000 .000 .750 .500 1.000 .000 .500 .333 .750 .750 .000 .571 .250 .600

Off 0 0 2 0 2 1 4 3 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 3 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0

Def 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 2 2 2 4 1 0 5 2 0 4 2 1 5 3 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 2

Tot 1 1 2 1 2 1 5 5 2 3 5 2 0 6 2 1 5 2 3 8 7 1 3 1 1 0 1 1 2 2 0 1 1 2 2

Avg 1.0 1.0 1.3 1.3 1.4 1.3 1.9 2.3 2.2 2.3 2.5 2.5 2.3 2.6 2.5 2.4 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.9 3.0 3.0 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.3

PF 3 2 2 4 1 1 3 3 2 1 5 3 2 1 2 2 4 4 4 4 0 1 2 0 3 4 2 1 3 5 1 3 3 2 1

FO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

A TO Blk 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 6 0 0 2 1

Stl 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0

Pts 6 7 3 0 0 4 7 10 5 2 5 12 0 3 0 5 0 4 5 12 5 5 2 8 1 4 0 2 3 5 5 2 12 3 3

Avg 6.0 6.5 5.3 4.0 3.2 3.3 3.9 4.6 4.7 4.4 4.5 5.1 4.7 4.6 4.3 4.3 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.6 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.1 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.4 4.3 4.3

2008-09 Pct .600 1.000 .333 .000 .000 .500 .400 .833 .500 .333 .333 .714 .000 .200 .000 .500 .000 1.000 .500 .545 .250 .500 .200 1.000 .000 .500 .000 .000 .500 1.000 .500 .333 1.000 .333 .000

3FG FGA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Pct .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .500 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000

FT 0 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 3 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 6 1 2 0 2 1 3 3 0 4 1 3


CURRY HELPED ATKINSON GRASP INNER WORKINGS OF DAVIDSON BASKETBALL AJ Atkinson enjoying life on the Davidson basketball team. DAVIDSON - AJ Atkinson hasn’t seen much playing time in his first two years on Davidson’s basketball team, but it hasn’t diminished his love for basketball. Not in any way whatsoever. “I love basketball today more than I ever did,” the junior walk-on said. “I love the competition and get a rush from the game. When other things might not be going well for me at the moment, I know I have basketball to turn to.” Atkinson loves the college life. Likes his classes, the size of the school suits him well and being a member of a basketball team “that is like family” is the perfect complement to his Davidson experience. Atkinson And playing for Coach McKillop, well … “I played pickup with Steph (Curry) when I first got here,” Atkinson recalls, “and he gave me this advice: ‘Trust in Coach.’ I didn’t quite understand what he meant at first, but then I came to understand our team code, ‘Trust, Commitment, Care.’ It drives us on the court and is the essence of Davidson basketball.” Atkinson says, “Coach McKillop pushes us. If we trust him and commit to doing our best, he’ll make us as good as we can be.” Sociology is Atkinson’s major. Long interested in science and the many discoveries yet to be uncovered, he contemplates working for an archaeologist or in law enforcement. The ability cutting edge police departments have to discover the time and cause of violent deaths from the study of human bones is a point of current interest. The time to choose a career will come, though. There’s no rush. Regardless of what path he chooses, Atkinson will be well prepared. He has two more years at Davidson and maybe graduate school after that before he has to make career decisions. His Davidson school work and the prognosis for the 2010-11 Davidson basketball team is paramount on his mind these days. What does he see, for himself and the team? “Desires change a lot from the time a player comes here as a freshman to his junior season,” he explains. “As for personal goals, I hope to have a larger role on the team as a player and leader. I want to serve as an example to our younger guys even if it’s not always on the court, and I want to improve my game.” His team goals are more expansive and might even be described as lofty. “Our schedule

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is tough, and we like it that way,” he says. “We have so much talent that I think we’ll have a chance to win every game. My hope is that we make it to the NCAA tournament and have a long postseason run.” Atkinson is a veteran team member now – and Davidson upperclassmen know that with Coach McKillop, it all starts with defense. “I really believe this team has a chance to excel on defense,” Atkinson said. “We have tremendous depth, which means we should always be fresh enough to give an all-out effort. We have the skill to guard well at all five positions on the court. And at Davidson, it’s all about team defense rather than the individual. Our team defense wins games for us.” Atkinson says he’s impressed with the freshman class. It could well be one of the most talented classes McKillop has ever recruited to Davidson. “They’re all good guys, too,” Atkinson said. “They fit right in from the day they got here. They’re going to help us a lot this year.” That doesn’t mean there won’t be a learning curve and some major adjustments. Maybe not culture shock for the rookies but something akin to it. Atkinson recalls his own transition from high school basketball at RJ Reynolds High in Winston-Salem to a spot on Davidson’s roster. He’s still adjusting to the speed of college basketball while also understanding that he has to work much harder year-round to improve his skills. He also knows that if he expects to succeed playing for Coach McKillop, he must take care of details. “We’re taught that if we take care of the little things, then the big things will fall into place,” Atkinson says. “I also think attending to details increases team camaraderie. We don’t take much of anything for granted.” He knows he’s a much better basketball player than he was when he joined the Wildcats as a freshman. His attention to those details has improved, as has his work ethic. “I learned that college basketball takes much more work than in high school,” Atkinson said. “I’ve developed more self-drive and am more of a self-starter.” His summer work consisted of distance running and sprints, lifting weights, ballhandling exercises and putting

up about 200 shots a day. Atkinson wears a size 15 shoe, and many of his summer drills were designed to help move those big feet more quickly in order for him to play better defense. Atkinson is polite, soft-spoken, courteous and has a smile for just about everybody. His Davidson roots run deeper than most because his father, Alvin Atkinson, class of 1981, was an excellent running back for the Davidson football team. AJ played football and basketball as a youth but basketball was his passion. He began playing the sport when he was five years old and stuck with it. “It’s a blessing to be able to play the game and enjoy it,” he says. Understanding his team role and accepting it, while still competing to improve, will again be important for Atkinson. Davidson has more depth this season than last, so winning playing time will continue to be a challenge. But he’ll continue the pursuit with his untiring and valuable work in practice, which is a far more valuable team contribution than the average fan will ever know. Atkinson guards big men and little men in practice. He battles, competes and is always ready to take the next play. It’s exhausting work. His teammates know how valuable his practice habits are to the team, and applaud his unselfish behavior. After all, basketball is not “work” for Atkinson. When he puts on the Davidson uniform, he’s having the time of his life.


2009-10: Played in five games and averaged three minutes a contest • Collected three rebounds, one vs. TCNJ and two against Penn. 2008-09: Played in 20 contests, averaging 1.5 minutes an outing • Scored two points in three minutes against Guilford • Collected an offensive rebound against Wofford (1/14). Before Davidson: Played four years, earning two letters for coach Billy Martin at RJ Reynolds High School • Averaged 7.4 points, 3.1 rebounds and 2.3 assists and shot 57 percent from the floor as a senior • Averaged 12 points, 5.3 rebounds and six assists a game in three seasons of AAU • Led team from a 15-point deficit in a national semifinal game with 10 points, a steal and the game-winning assist • Flow Athlete of the Week on WXII News Feb. 21, 2008 • Speaker at Reynolds Sports Banquet • National Honor Society, Orchestra Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society.

Game-by-Game stats 2009-10 Opponent

Date

FREDONIA STATE at The Citadel TCNJ PENN WOFFORD

11/25/09 12/03/09 12/17/09 12/28/09 02/17/10

Opponent

Date

GUILFORD vs James Madison WINTHROP LOYOLA (MD.) at The Citadel at Appalachian State at Georgia Southern FURMAN WOFFORD WESTERN CAROLINA at Wofford UNC GREENSBORO GEORGIA SOUTHERN

11/14/08 11/17/08 11/21/08 11/25/08 01/10/09 01/12/09 01/17/09 01/21/09 01/24/09 02/02/09 02/12/09 02/25/09 02/28/09

GS Min FG FGA Pct 3FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF FO A TO Blk Stl Pts Avg 3 0 8 3 1

0 0 0 0 0

2 0 1 0 1

.000 .000 .000 .000 .000

0 0 0 0 0

1 0 1 0 1

.000 .000 .000 .000 .000

Year 2008-09 2009-10 TOTAL

GP GS 13 0 5 0 18 0

GP GS 9 0 2 0 11 0

Min 20 15 35

Min 14 1 15

0 0 0 0 0

.000 .000 .000 .000 .000

0 0 0 0 0

0 0 1 2 0

0 0 1 2 0

0.0 0.0 0.3 0.8 0.6

1 0 0 1 0

0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0

0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2008-09 GS Min FG FGA Pct 3FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF FO A TO Blk Stl Pts Avg 3 1 1 1 0 1 1 3 2 2 1 1 3

1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

1.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

2.0 1.0 0.7 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2

Career highs Pts FG FGA 3FG 3FGA FT FTA Reb Asst Block Steal Min

Personal: Full name is Alvin Lee Atkinson II • The son of Alvin and Janet Atkinson • Born May 7, 1990, in Winston-Salem • Has a younger sister, Jennifer • Father was a four-year lettermen on the Davidson football team from 1977-80 and ranks 10th on the Wildcats’ career rushing list with 1,537 yards • AJ played the viola for seven years and was the principal chair in 2007 and 2008.

Year 2008-09 2009-10 TOTAL

0 0 0 0 0

2 vs. Guilford, 11/14/08 1 vs. Guilford, 11/14/08 2 vs. Fredonia State, 11/25/09 None 1, 3 times, vs. Wofford, 2/17/10 None None 2 vs. Penn, 12/28/09 None None None 8 vs. TCNJ, 12/17

Avg 1.5 3.0 1.9

oveRall CaReeR sTaTs Total 3-Ptrs Rebounds FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Off Def Tot 1 2 .500 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 1 0 1 0 4 .000 0 3 .000 0 0 .000 0 3 3 1 6 .167 0 3 .000 0 0 .000 1 3 4

Avg PF FO Ast TO Blk Stl 0.1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0.6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 4 0 0 1 0 0

Pts 2 0 2

Avg 0.2 0.0 0.1

Avg 1.6 0.5 1.4

soCon Total 3-Ptrs FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct 0 1 .000 0 0 .000 0 1 .000 0 1 .000 0 2 .000 0 1 .000

Avg PF FO Ast TO Blk Stl 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0

Pts 0 0 0

Avg 0.0 0.0 0.0

CaReeR sTaTs Rebounds FT FTA Pct Off Def Tot 0 0 .000 1 0 1 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 0 .000 1 0 1

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STANDING TALL, ARMS UPRIGHT, BEN-EZE IS A DEFENSIVE ECLIPSE A healthy Frank is looking forward to contributing more in his junior season. DAVIDSON - Frank Ben-Eze reported to basketball practice in mid-October with a big smile on his face that reflected joy in his heart. After too many knee surgeries to count, Big Frank was back on the court banging bodies, blocking shots and running around like a colt finally given the freedom to roam. “I feel better than I have in a long time,” he said. “I feel like I’m moving better and with more confidence.” Please join us in knocking on wood. After consecutive years of knee injuries that sidelined him, he’s grateful to have the talent and opportunity to Ben-Eze play college basketball. Many dream of it, but only a small number bring it to reality. Funny thing about Ben-Eze. He’s a college basketball player but not a college basketball fan. When told by the interviewer that the Southern Conference appears to be a strong league this winter from top to bottom, his face revealed perplexity. “I wouldn’t know about that,” he said. Ben-Eze isn’t putting any team or program down; it’s just that he isn’t necessarily a fan of college basketball. He doesn’t follow the sport in the newspaper or watch many college games on television. “If we’re not playing in the game,” he says, “then I don’t have much interest in it.” The NBA’s a different story. Ben-Eze doesn’t camp in front of the television and watch a lot of games start to finish. But he follows the professional game, says he loves the way San Antonio’s Tim Duncan plays in the post and is a fan of Kobe Bryant. “The attitude he brings to the game is what I like,” Ben-Eze says of the Lakers star. “He has killer instincts like Michael Jordan. Those guys put everything they have into the game.” Ben-Eze is an important part of the fleet of battleships that Davidson has assembled for its inside game this year. The Wildcats have an interesting cast of big men that bring

different skills to the court. Ben Allison, athletic and dynamic; Jake Cohen, excellent scorer with an assortment of offensive moves; Clint Mann, tough, good defensively, runs the court; De’Mon Brooks, relentless rebounder, slasher, never takes a play off. Ben-Eze at his best will complement the group with his shot-blocking and rebounding. Furthermore, his big body takes up so much space that he is able to clog up the lane area and make it difficult for opponents to run screens and cuts inside. Standing tall with his long arms upright, Ben-Eze forms a one-man defensive eclipse that is hard to shoot over, pass around or set a screen against. His shirt size is 4XLT and even then the sleeves aren’t quite long enough. In addition to his defensive potential, he would like to at least offer the suggestion that his offense is much improved. He played a lot of basketball last summer against several former Davidson big men who encouraged him to shoot. “I have more confidence in my shot now,” he reports. “Taking open shots became second nature to me.” Like the rest of his returning teammates, Ben-Eze didn’t like the way last season ended, the loss to Elon in the first round of the SoCon tournament. “Do I remember it?” he asks. “I think about it every day. Having the season end like that wasn’t fun. But it’s also in the past. Even if we had won that game, won the entire tournament, we would still have been faced with the challenge of getting better. Basketball players have to get better every day. It’s like Coach says, ‘The next play.’ Our guys have a positive attitude about getting better.” Ben-Eze enjoys the banging and bumping that takes place in college basketball, especially the turf battles that rage inside. Had he grown up in America, he says, “I probably would have been a football player because I like contact.” Ben-Eze is excited about this year’s team. He says all the team’s returning players “are capable,” the freshmen “are good guys and good players,” and “all of our guards can shoot.” He adds, “I feel

great about our team’s chances. We have excellent depth, a lot people who can play, which should help make us more consistent.” Recovering from knee surgery kept Ben-Eze off the court as a freshman until after the season was well underway. He played in 22 games that first year and sparingly in 27 games last season. So while he’s a junior, he is not a highly-experienced player. Plenty of things about hoops still there for him to learn. Ben-Eze came to the United States from Benin City, Nigeria, a similar path to the one taken by former Wildcat Andrew Lovedale. BenEze and Lovedale lived only about 10 minutes apart in Benin City and knew each other back then. They lost contact with each other over the years, however, and when Ben-Eze saw the Wildcats play on television in the NCAA Elite Eight in 2008, he spotted a familiar face. “Don’t I know that guy?” It was Lovedale, who has been a valued mentor to Ben-Eze since Frank arrived at Davidson. “Andrew has been like a big brother to me,” Ben-Eze says. “He’s pushed me in the right direction and given me encouragement.” They played a lot of ball against each other last summer, Ben-Eze getting for his Davidson season and Lovedale for professional basketball in Europe. The young people in Nigeria love to see Ben-Eze and Lovedale come home in the summer. They arrive with basketball sneakers, some jerseys and other equipment, and for the children there, it’s Christmas in July. The two Wildcats share a strong belief that those who have should share with those that don’t. Ben-Eze was first a soccer player growing up in Benin City, a goalie and a mid-fielder. But the moment he was introduced to basketball at age 15, he fell in love with it. He had to walk miles from home to find a game. When his father, a military man, saw how determined Frank was, he scraped up the money and sent him to his first basketball camp. Ben-Eze was hooked. He came to Arlington, Va., to play for coach Joe Wootten at Bishop O’Connell High School. College scouts noticed him there. He strongly considered Harvard, as well as Stanford and Georgia Tech. His official visit along with Lovedale’s advice sold him on Davidson. Ben-Eze’s father, now retired from the military, didn’t talk a lot about basketball with Frank, but did give this advice: “If it’s worth doing, it’s worth doing well.” With a break or two that would result in good health, Ben-Eze seems more ready than ever to bring those words to life.

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2009-10: Played in 27 games and averaged 9.1 minutes a contest • Averaged 1.5 points, 2.4 rebounds and 0.7 blocked shots an outing • His 20 blocked shots were the third most on the team • Had a season high eight rebounds vs. South Florida and tallied four blocked shots vs. Hofstra • Posted seven rebounds at College of Charleston (12/5) • Had three blocks vs. UMass • Scored four points against Gonzaga, Rhode Island, Furman (1/13) and in both contests against College of Charleston. 2008-09: Played in 22 contests, averaging 7.6 minutes a game • Fourth on the squad with 10 blocked shots • Averaged 1.3 points and 2.4 rebounds a contest • Shot 52.2 percent from the field (12-for-23) • Scored a career-high nine points and grabbed four rebounds vs. UNC Greensboro (2/25) • Recorded two points, two rebounds and three blocked shots in seven minutes against College of Charleston in the SoCon Tourney • Grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds and netted four points against Georgia Southern (2/28) • Recorded seven rebounds and two points against Butler (2/21) • Had four points and three rebounds against The Citadel (2/18).

Career highs Pts FG FGA 3FG 3FGA FT FTA Reb Asst Block Steal Min

Before Davidson: Lettered two seasons for coach Joe Wootten at Bishop O’Connell High School • Averaged 12 points, 15 rebounds and three blocked shots per game as a senior • Named Virginia Independent Schools all-state in 2007 • McDonald’s All-American nominee • NBA Players Top100 Camp • Played for Nigeria in the 2006 FIBA U17 Nationals Cup and helped team to a Gold Medal. Personal: Born Aug. 26, 1989, in Lagos, Nigeria • The son of Benjamin and Mabel • Has two sisters, Tina and Julie, and a brother, Ken.

Year 2008-09 2009-10 TOTAL

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GP GS 22 0 27 0 49 0

Min 167 246 413

Avg 7.6 9.1 8.4

oveRall CaReeR sTaTs Total 3-Ptrs Rebounds FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF FO Ast TO Blk Stl 12 23 .522 0 0 .000 5 9 .556 18 34 52 2.4 30 0 5 12 10 4 18 47 .383 0 0 .000 5 12 .417 23 42 65 2.4 34 0 6 24 20 6 30 70 .429 0 0 .000 10 21 .476 41 76 117 2.4 64 0 11 36 30 10

Pts 29 41 70

Avg 1.3 1.5 1.4

CaReeR sTaTs Rebounds FT FTA Pct Off Def Tot 5 9 .556 11 28 39 2 5 .400 11 19 30

Avg PF FO Ast TO Blk Stl 2.3 27 0 4 11 5 4 2.0 20 0 2 9 6 0

Pts 25 18

Avg 1.5 1.2

7

2.2

43

1.3

Year 2008-09 2009-10

GP GS 17 0 15 0

Min 135 125

Avg 7.9 8.3

soCon Total 3-Ptrs FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct 10 17 .588 0 0 .000 8 20 .400 0 0 .000

TOTAL

32

260

8.1

18

0

9 vs. UNCG, 2/25/09 3 vs. UNCG, 2/25/09 8 at Charleston, 12/5/09 None None 3 vs. UNCG, 2/25/09 4 vs. UNCG, 2/25/09 12 vs. Ga. Southern, 2/28/09 2 vs. Western Carolina, 2/2/09 4 vs. Hofstra, 12/21/09 3 vs. Fredonia State, 11/25/09 20 vs. Ga. Southern, 2/28/09

37

.486

0

0

.000

14

.500

22

47

69

47

0

6

20

11

4


2009-10 Opponent

Date

GS Min FG FGA Pct 3FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF FO A TO Blk Stl Pts Avg

at Butler

11/14/09

2

0

0

.000

0

0

.000 0

0

.000

0

0

0

0.0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0.0

vs South Florida

11/19/09

13

1

2

.500

0

0

.000 0

1

.000

3

5

8

4.0

3

0

1

4

0

0

2

1.0

vs La Salle

11/20/09

8

0

1

.000

0

0

.000 2

2 1.000 0

1

1

3.0

1

0

1

2

0

0

2

1.3

vs Penn State

11/22/09

7

1

1

1.000 0

0

.000 0

0

.000

1

1

2

2.8

2

0

0

3

2

0

2

1.5

FREDONIA STATE

11/25/09

17

0

3

.000

0

0

.000 0

0

.000

0

4

4

3.0

2

0

0

1

2

3

0

1.2

RHODE ISLAND

11/28/09

14

2

3

.667

0

0

.000 0

2

.000

2

3

5

3.3

0

0

1

1

1

1

4

1.7

at The Citadel

12/03/09

10

1

3

.333

0

0

.000 0

0

.000

0

2

2

3.1

1

0

0

0

1

0

2

1.7

at College of Charleston 12/05/09

16

2

8

.250

0

0

.000 0

0

.000

4

3

7

3.6

1

0

0

3

0

0

4

2.0

at Gonzaga

12/12/09

5

2

2

1.000 0

0

.000 0

0

.000

1

2

3

3.6

2

0

0

0

0

0

4

2.2

vs Cornell

12/20/09

2

0

1

.000

0

.000 0

0

.000

1

0

1

3.3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2.0

0

vs Hofstra

12/21/09

16

1

5

.200

0

0

.000 0

0

.000

0

4

4

3.4

1

0

0

0

4

0

2

2.0

PENN

12/28/09

19

1

4

.250

0

0

.000 0

0

.000

2

2

4

3.4

1

0

1

2

1

2

2

2.0

UMASS

12/30/09

12

1

4

.250

0

0

.000 1

2

.500

1

1

2

3.3

1

0

0

1

3

0

3

2.1

SAMFORD

01/04/10

4

0

0

.000

0

0

.000 0

0

.000

0

1

1

3.1

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1.9

APPALACHIAN STATE 01/09/10

11

0

0

.000

0

0

.000 0

0

.000

1

2

3

3.1

3

0

1

0

0

0

0

1.8

at Furman

01/13/10

11

2

3

.667

0

0

.000 0

0

.000

3

0

3

3.1

4

0

0

0

1

0

4

1.9

at Wofford

01/16/10

11

0

0

.000

0

0

.000 0

2

.000

1

1

2

3.1

3

0

0

1

0

0

0

1.8

WESTERN CAROLINA 01/20/10

5

0

0

.000

0

0

.000 0

0

.000

0

0

0

2.9

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

1.7

at Georgia Southern

01/23/10

4

0

0

.000

0

0

.000 0

1

.000

0

1

1

2.8

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1.6

COLL. OF CHARLESTON 01/28/10

12

1

1

1.000 0

0

.000 2

2 1.000 2

2

4

2.9

0

0

0

0

2

0

4

1.8

THE CITADEL

01/30/10

13

1

1

1.000 0

0

.000 0

0

.000

0

4

4

2.9

1

0

0

2

2

0

2

1.8

GEORGIA SOUTHERN 02/06/10

5

0

0

.000

0

.000 0

0

.000

0

0

0

2.8

1

0

0

1

0

0

0

1.7

0

at Appalachian State

02/11/10

9

1

3

.333

0

0

.000 0

0

.000

0

1

1

2.7

1

0

1

0

0

0

2

1.7

at Western Carolina

02/13/10

7

0

0

.000

0

0

.000 0

0

.000

0

2

2

2.7

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1.6

at Chattanooga

02/22/10

5

0

0

.000

0

0

.000 0

0

.000

0

0

0

2.6

2

0

0

1

0

0

0

1.6

at Elon

02/27/10

2

0

1

.000

0

0

.000 0

0

.000

0

0

0

2.5

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1.5

vs Elon

03/05/10

6

1

1

1.000 0

0

.000 0

0

.000

1

0

1

2.4

1

0

0

1

1

0

2

1.5

Opponent

Date

vs Purdue

2008-09 GS Min FG FGA Pct 3FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF FO A TO Blk Stl Pts Avg

12/20/08

8

0

0

.000

0

0

.000 0

0

.000

3

0

3

3.0

0

0

1

0

1

0

0

0.0

at College of Charleston 12/29/08

3

0

0

.000

0

0

.000 0

0

.000

0

0

0

1.5

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0.0

SAMFORD

01/03/09

10

0

3

.000

0

0

.000 0

0

.000

0

1

1

1.3

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0.0

at Duke

01/07/09

0

0

0

.000

0

0

.000 0

0

.000

0

0

0

1.0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0.0

at The Citadel

01/10/09

13

1

1

1.000 0

0

.000 0

0

.000

1

2

3

1.4

4

0

0

1

2

1

2

0.4

at Appalachian State

01/12/09

7

0

0

.000

0

0

.000 0

0

.000

0

0

0

1.2

2

0

0

2

0

0

0

0.3 0.3

ELON

01/14/09

2

0

0

.000

0

0

.000 0

0

.000

1

1

2

1.3

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

at Georgia Southern

01/17/09

12

0

0

.000

0

0

.000 0

0

.000

0

1

1

1.3

2

0

0

1

0

0

0

0.3

FURMAN

01/21/09

10

1

2

.500

0

0

.000 0

0

.000

0

3

3

1.4

2

0

1

0

1

1

2

0.4

WOFFORD

01/24/09

5

1

2

.500

0

0

.000 0

2

.000

1

2

3

1.6

2

0

0

0

0

0

2

0.6

at Chattanooga

01/28/09

4

0

0

.000

0

0

.000 0

0

.000

0

0

0

1.5

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0.5

WESTERN CAROLINA 02/02/09

10

0

1

.000

0

0

.000 0

0

.000

0

0

0

1.3

0

0

2

0

0

1

0

0.5

at UNC Greensboro

2

1

1

1.000 0

0

.000 0

0

.000

1

1

2

1.4

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

0.6 0.6

02/05/09

at Wofford

02/12/09

6

0

0

.000

0

0

.000 0

0

.000

1

2

3

1.5

1

0

1

0

0

0

0

at Furman

02/14/09

2

0

0

.000

0

0

.000 0

0

.000

0

0

0

1.4

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0.5

THE CITADEL

02/18/09

8

1

1

1.000 0

0

.000 2

2 1.000 1

2

3

1.5

3

0

0

2

1

1

4

0.8

BUTLER

02/21/09

13

1

3

.333

0

0

.000 0

0

.000

3

4

7

1.8

1

0

0

1

1

0

2

0.8

UNC GREENSBORO

02/25/09

14

3

3

1.000 0

0

.000 3

4

.750

1

3

4

1.9

3

0

0

1

0

0

9

1.3

GEORGIA SOUTHERN 02/28/09

20

2

3

.667

0

0

.000 0

1

.000

4

8

12

2.5

4

0

0

4

0

0

4

1.4

at Elon

03/02/09

7

0

0

.000

0

0

.000 0

0

.000

0

2

2

2.5

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1.4

vs Appalachian State

03/07/09

4

0

1

.000

0

0

.000 0

0

.000

0

1

1

2.4

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1.3

vs College of Charleston 03/08/09

7

1

2

.500

0

0

.000 0

0

.000

1

1

2

2.4

0

0

0

0

3

0

2

1.3


REIGEL’S DREAM KEEPS GETTING BETTER AS HE’S NAMED CO-CAPTAIN Reigel earns teammates’ respect by being a leader on and off the floor. DAVIDSON - Will Reigel came to Davidson two years ago and won the chance to walk on to Davidson’s basketball team – which fulfilled one of his long-standing dreams. The news keeps getting better. Along with lone senior Brendan McKillop, Reigel has been selected as a Davidson co-captain for 2010-11. What does the role mean to him? Just about everything. “It’s special and I feel fortunate,” he said. “Of course, when I first came here I wasn’t thinking about something like this. I tried to bide my time as a freshman, work hard and take advantage of any opportunities Reigel that might come my way.” It was during his sophomore season last year that he felt that he might have a chance to grow into a team leader at some point in his career. People began to show confidence in him, thus his own confidence grew to the point that he now feels like he can compete. But in addition to being smart, he’s also a realist with a solid grasp of the issues. “I know I’m not going to score a bunch of points,” he reasons, “but I can play hard and be a leader in practice and in games. Defensively, my goal is to be the best team defender possible. I’m not quick enough to be a shut-down defender, but I can be a good team defender.” Reigel guards just about every position on the court in practice. Although he stands only 6foot-5, he says he enjoys guarding post players. “I like the physical play in the post,” he says. “I have a height disadvantage, but if I dance and keep the opponent from getting the ball, then he can’t hurt us.” One of Reigel’s practice jobs as a freshman was to guard former Davidson star Stephen Curry. The memory brings a smile to his face. “That was a challenge, for sure,” he says. “He could do it all. Now he’s even more explosive, has improved his running and jumping, and if you can believe it, he’s even shooting better. It couldn’t happen to a better guy because he’s special.” Modest and team-oriented, Reigel has to be pushed before he’ll list what he believes might be his own strong suits. Finally, he relents: “Going for rebounds, never giving up on a play until it’s over, leading by example and developing good habits in practice.” His personal goals related to playing time? “I don’t have any. Whether it’s one minute or 40 minutes, I’ll know what’s expected of me.”

History is Reigel’s major. He took a class at UNC Charlotte last summer while rehabilitating from spring shoulder surgery. The shoulder, which feels much better and stronger now, slowed him last season, a frustrating one for him and the Wildcats. “We didn’t play to our expectations,” he said. “We expected to win and we tried hard, but there’s a fine line in college basketball between winning and losing. We never could quite put it together for long periods of time.” What about this year? “I think we have a chance to do something special,” he predicts. “All of our returning players are improved, and we’re deeper at every position. The big guys are healthy and playing great. We’re a lot deeper with our frontline. The same is true with our guards. We have four guys on the team that could play both point and shooting guard. The freshman class is very strong. Tom (Droney) has a chance to step in and contribute right away. He’s a big guard who can handle the ball and get to the basket. Having Clint (Iowa State transfer Clint Mann) will also help us. He’s very intense and gives us a spark and some fire.” Reigel caught the eye of Davidson’s coaches when he played at Charlotte Latin High School. The Wildcats certainly had a recruiting advantage. Reigel’s father, Ernie, a Charlotte attorney, played basketball at Davidson from 197680. When invited to join the team as a walk-on, Will Reigel didn’t hesitate. Reigel isn’t sure what career path he’ll pursue after his school days are over. He says he probably won’t become a lawyer. He worked for a summer at Piedmont Natural Gas Co. in Charlotte and enjoyed it. A career in the energy field is a possibility. Reigel’s basketball style can best be described as unorthodox. He’s not the best shooter or ballhandler or defender on the court, but when you weave together all of his attributes – plus his unselfishness — you end up with a winning player. He has an uncanny knack of being around the ball, wiggling and worming his way through tight cracks to wrestle rebounds away from taller players. And he battles defensively in an effort to make his opponent work hard on each possession.

Reigel has played in a total of 28 games in his two-year Davidson career. That’s deceiving, because he has a “game day” each afternoon in practice. He’s learned a lot in his two years. His ultimate role this season will unfold as the weeks wear on into March. His own expectations are higher now, which is only natural. He feels stronger and quicker than he ever has. His confidence is up. He knows he’s a better player than he’s ever been. He believes his ticket to the court rests in the areas of playing good defense and rebounding. “It takes real effort to be a good rebounder,” Reigel says. “I want to rebound every shot. My goal is to get a 100 grade in rebounding. Even if I don’t end up getting the rebound, maybe I can do something to help a teammate get it.” That last statement pretty much sums up Will Reigel, his character and his game. He doesn’t care about individual statistics or stress over playing time. He’s about winning. His contributions might come in practice, in games or both. But when Reigel’s name is called, he’ll be ready to help his team. There’s no speculation there.

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2009-10: Played in 12 games, averaging 4.2 minutes a contest • Recorded five points, two rebounds and a steal • Had the steal against Butler in the season opener • Scored two points in home games against Furman and Wofford • Hit a free throw against Fredonia State. 2008-09: Played in 16 contests, averaging 2.2 minutes a game • Played a career-high nine minutes and grabbed a rebound against West Virginia at the Jimmy V Classic in Madison Square Garden • Scored two points against James Madison in the NIT Season TipOff • Had two points and a steal vs. UNC Greensboro (2/25) • Followed that with two points and a rebound against Georgia Southern (2/28). Before Davidson: Earned four letters under coaches Jerry Faulkner and Lane Odom at Charlotte Latin • Averaged 12 points, eight rebounds and four assists en route to earning all-state honors as a senior • Named all-conference as a junior and senior • Owns Charlotte Latin record with 21 rebounds in a game.

Opponent at Butler vs South Florida vs La Salle FREDONIA STATE at Wofford WESTERN CAROLINA at Appalachian State WOFFORD FURMAN at Chattanooga UNC GREENSBORO at Elon at Elon

Date 11/14/09 11/19/09 11/20/09 11/25/09 01/16/10 01/20/10 02/11/10 02/17/10 02/20/10 02/22/10 02/24/10 02/27/10 02/27/10

Game-by-Game stats 2009-10 GS Min FG FGA Pct 3FG FGA Pct FT FTA 4 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 2 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 4 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 1 2 7 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 1 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 4 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 10 0 1 .000 0 0 .000 2 2 8 1 1 1.000 0 0 .000 0 0 1 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 3 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 6 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 6 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0

Pct Off Def Tot Avg .000 0 0 0 0.0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 .500 1 0 1 0.3 .000 0 0 0 0.2 .000 0 0 0 0.2 .000 0 0 0 0.1 1.000 1 0 1 0.3 .000 0 0 0 0.2 .000 0 0 0 0.2 .000 0 0 0 0.2 .000 0 0 0 0.2 .000 0 0 0 0.2

PF FO A TO Blk 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Stl Pts Avg 1 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 1 0.3 0 0 0.2 0 0 0.2 0 0 0.1 0 2 0.4 0 2 0.6 0 0 0.5 0 0 0.5 0 0 0.4 0 0 0.4

Opponent GUILFORD vs James Madison WINTHROP LOYOLA (MD.) vs West Virginia SAMFORD at The Citadel at Appalachian State at Georgia Southern FURMAN WOFFORD at Chattanooga WESTERN CAROLINA at Wofford UNC GREENSBORO GEORGIA SOUTHERN

Date 11/14/08 11/17/08 11/21/08 11/25/08 12/09/08 01/03/09 01/10/09 01/12/09 01/17/09 01/21/09 01/24/09 01/28/09 02/02/09 02/12/09 02/25/09 02/28/09

2008-09 GS Min FG FGA Pct 3FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg 5 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 2 2 1.000 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 1 0 1 0.3 9 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 1 1 0.4 1 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.3 0 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.3 1 0 1 .000 0 1 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.3 1 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.2 4 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 1 0 1 0.3 2 0 2 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 1 0 1 0.4 1 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.3 3 0 1 .000 0 1 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.3 1 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.3 1 1 1 1.000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.3 3 1 2 .500 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 1 0 1 0.3

PF FO A TO Blk 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Stl Pts Avg 0 0 0.0 0 2 1.0 0 0 0.7 0 0 0.5 0 0 0.4 0 0 0.3 0 0 0.3 0 0 0.3 0 0 0.2 0 0 0.2 0 0 0.2 0 0 0.2 1 0 0.2 0 0 0.1 1 2 0.3 0 2 0.4

Personal: Full name is Ernest William Reigel Jr. • Born Oct. 20, 1989, in Charlotte • The son of Beth and Ernie • Both parents attended Davidson and graduated in 1980 • Father played basketball for the Wildcats and lettered four years, from 1976-80 • He played in 107 career games and collected 450 points, 370 assists and 270 rebounds • Grandfather, Bill Reigel, played basketball at Duke and McNeese State.

Year 2008-09 2009-10 TOTAL

Year 2008-09 2009-10 TOTAL

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GP GS 16 0 12 0 28 0

GP GS 11 0 8 0 19 0

Min 35 50 85

Min 18 40 58

Pts FG FGA 3FG 3FGA FT FTA Reb Asst Block Steal Min

Career highs

2, 5 times, vs. Furman, 2/20/10 1, 3 times, vs. Furman, 2/20/10 2, twice, vs. Ga. Southern, 2/28/09 None 1, twice, vs. Western Carolina, 2/2/09 2, twice, vs. Wofford, 2/17/10 2, twice, vs. Wofford, 2/17/10 1, 7 times, vs. Wofford, 2/17/10 2 vs. Furman, 2/20/10 None 1, 3 times, at Butler, 11/14/09 10 vs. Wofford, 2/17

CaReeR sTaTs

Avg 2.2 4.2 3.0

Total 3-Ptrs FG FGA Pct FG FGA 2 7 .286 0 2 1 2 .500 0 0 3 9 .333 0 2

Avg 1.6 5.0 3.1

soCon Total 3-Ptrs FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct 2 7 .286 0 2 .000 1 2 .500 0 0 .000 3 9 .333 0 2 .000

Pct .000 .000 .000

Rebounds FT FTA Pct Off Def Tot 2 2 1.000 4 1 5 3 4 .750 2 0 2 5 6 .833 6 1 7

Avg PF FO Ast TO Blk Stl 0.3 7 0 0 0 0 2 0.2 7 0 2 1 0 1 0.3 14 0 2 1 0 3

Pts 6 5 11

Avg 0.4 0.4 0.4

CaReeR sTaTs Rebounds FT FTA Pct Off Def Tot 0 0 .000 3 0 3 2 2 1.000 1 0 1 2 2 1.000 4 0 4

Avg PF FO Ast TO Blk Stl 0.3 4 0 0 0 0 2 0.1 6 0 2 1 0 0 0.2 10 0 2 1 0 2

Pts 4 4 8

Avg 0.4 0.5 0.4


LAST SEASON’S SUDDEN END MAKES COCHRAN EVEN MORE DETERMINED Quietly confident Nik Cochran is ready to increase his contribution this season. DAVIDSON - Quite a few modern athletes do a lot of wolfin’, trash-talking and chest-pounding. Nik Cochran is a dinosaur, a throwback to another era. Nobody plays harder while at the same time doing less to attract personal attention. It’s all about team, winning and unselfishness with Cochran, a Davidson sophomore from Vancouver who did a lot of listening and learning his freshman season. It was a season that saw him play in 28 games, average 3.9 points, two assists to one turnover. He earned more and more playing time as the season went on. When coach Bob McKilCochran lop put him in the game, he knew Cochran would strike a spark by breaking down the defense with his dribble, making a good pass, or just making a good basketball play. Nothing fancy but as solid as Mount Rushmore. Others can have the glitz and flair. Cochran’s leading basketball attributes might well be fearlessness and toughness. For example, when he took a nasty shot to the nose in early preseason practice, it brought veteran athletic trainer Ray Beltz scurrying to courtside. Not only did Cochran not come off the court, he didn’t even consider it. He made no big deal about it. He never does. Once he checked and found his nose still attached to his face, he carried on. “I’ve always played with the idea that it’s best to attack the opponent,” he said. “It seems that most mistakes are made when a player is passive. I try to make a good read and then not be afraid to make a basketball play. In our system that might mean making an extra pass to get a teammate open, but it’s important to stay aggressive.” Cochran is not only a better player than a year ago, but more confident and physically more mature. He knows that he needs his rest and diet is important. He listens as well as anybody on the team. “Listening is a skill that we all need to get better at,” he reasons. Wonder if that’ll ever catch on? Cochran recalls a freshman season of apprehension and uncertainty. He didn’t know what to expect. He had to learn to deal with a myriad of basketball details, fought

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to keep weight on during the season, adjusted to the speed of the game and the longer college season. Academically, he quickly learned the meaning of full days and knew he had to manage his time better. Being away from home was cushioned by a support system that he found to be like family. Last basketball season proved frustrating to Cochran and all of his teammates. They would play well, look good — and then hit a speed bump. Time and again it happened. “We’d play well and then give it back,” Cochran recalls. “All of us thought that we were on the verge of going on a roll. Even going into the tournament, I was sure that we were going to put everything together and hit a hot streak.” It wasn’t to be, though. Elon ended Davidson’s season in the first round of the SoCon tournament. There would be no postseason basketball for the Wildcats for the first time in six seasons. Cochran won’t forget the feeling, doesn’t want to. He learns from experiences, the good and the disappointing. “I felt a lot of sadness after that game,” he says. “I felt worse for the seniors, especially Steve (Rossiter), than for myself. None of us want another season to end like that one. I think our resolve is stronger.” Cochran’s parents came to Charlotte for the tournament last year. The day after the tournament dawned quietly and beautifully on the Davidson campus, one of those pre-spring days that make living in North Carolina a treasure. As Cochran and his parents strolled the grounds, he wished he could suit up and go to practice. Few

things in sports match the finality that marks the end of basketball season. It’s a thundering exclamation point that signal dreams are either over or are put on hold. In Cochran’s case, the dream was delayed. Basketball is important to him. Sure, he has his life in perspective, but basketball “has been pretty much everything to me since sixth-grade.” He played ice hockey, basketball, soccer and baseball growing up. He liked them all but basketball stood out. He spent hours in the gym. One of the things that appealed to him is that he could play and practice basketball even when he was in the gym alone. “There is so much competition in basketball,” he says, “so many games within the game. Players that try to shortcut the game are exposed.” College basketball careers fly by. Cochran has used up 25 percent of his. It wasn’t wasted. He said the playing time he received last season – a little more than 12 minutes a game – made his confidence soar. “I believe our team can be very good, but it’s up to us,” he said. “Our players are confident, unselfish, and every player is looking out for the team. We have a good freshman class and more depth than any team I’ve been on.” Cochran followed former players Max Paulhus Gosselin and Will Archambault to Davidson. All three played for coach John Dangelas at Champlain St. Lambert. Cochran averaged 23 points as a high school senior. His excellent play resulted in him being named a Quebec All-Star in 2009. Cochran considered Eastern Kentucky and George Mason along with Davidson when deciding on a college. He sat in on practice on his official Davidson visit and was impressed with the teaching, intensity and how hard the players worked. “I saw how hard I’d have to work if I came here,” he said. “It appealed to me because I want to be pushed.” With the freshman year under his belt, Cochran is set to roll. He split time in the summer between home and Davidson and worked hard on his conditioning and basketball skills at both venues.Coach McKillop told him to work hard on defense: move your feet, no middle penetration, no open shots, box out and chase rebounds. Cochran also worked on ballhanding and put up a lot of shots. He put the work in. No surprise there. Basketball might expose him in some areas, but it won’t be because he took shortcuts. Not Nik Cochran. Shortcuts are not what he’s about.


2009-10: Played in 28 contests and averaged 12.6 minutes a game • Averaged 3.9 points, one assist and 1.5 rebounds a game • Shot 47.2 percent from the field and 80.6 percent from the free-throw line • Scored in double figures in three contests • Scored 14 points in 23 minutes off the bench to lead the ‘Cats to a win at Western Carolina (2/13) • Had a breakout game in front of family and friends with 10 points and two assists against Gonzaga in the Battle in Seattle • Tallied 13 points and four rebounds at Chattanooga (2/22) • Posted nine points and two assists vs. Georgia Southern (2/6) • Tallied eight points, two assists and three rebounds against Cornell • Scored seven points in consecutive games at Furman (1/13) and Wofford (1/16). Before Davidson: Averaged 23 points, four assists, three rebounds and two steals a game as a senior for coach John Dangelas at Champlain St. Lambert • Named a Quebec All-Star in 2009 and a second-team all-star in 2008 • Named a first-team all-star at the Quebec Nationals in 2009 and the Most Valuable Player at provincials • Earned four letters in basketball • Also played golf • One of several Division I basketball players from Champlain St. Lambert in recent years, including former Wildcats Will Archambault and Max Paulhus Gosselin.

Game-by-Game stats 2009-10 Opponent vs Penn State FREDONIA STATE RHODE ISLAND at The Citadel at College of Charleston at Gonzaga TCNJ vs Cornell vs Hofstra PENN UMASS SAMFORD APPALACHIAN STATE at Furman at Wofford WESTERN CAROLINA at Georgia Southern COLL. OF CHARLESTON THE CITADEL GEORGIA SOUTHERN at Appalachian State at Western Carolina WOFFORD FURMAN at Chattanooga UNC GREENSBORO at Elon vs Elon

Date 11/22/09 11/25/09 11/28/09 12/03/09 12/05/09 12/12/09 12/17/09 12/20/09 12/21/09 12/28/09 12/30/09 01/04/10 01/09/10 01/13/10 01/16/10 01/20/10 01/23/10 01/28/10 01/30/10 02/06/10 02/11/10 02/13/10 02/17/10 02/20/10 02/22/10 02/24/10 02/27/10 03/05/10

GS Min FG FGA Pct 13 1 2 .500 16 1 3 .333 6 0 0 .000 1 0 0 .000 5 0 0 .000 20 2 4 .500 21 0 3 .000 22 4 6 .667 9 1 1 1.000 14 1 3 .333 17 1 2 .500 9 0 2 .000 1 0 0 .000 12 2 2 1.000 11 3 4 .750 13 1 1 1.000 7 1 5 .200 5 0 0 .000 7 0 4 .000 18 2 3 .667 3 0 0 .000 23 5 6 .833 24 0 2 .000 13 1 2 .500 23 5 7 .714 9 1 3 .333 25 2 6 .333 10 0 1 .000

3FG FGA 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 2 1 1 3 4 0 2 0 2 0 1

Personal: Full name is Nikolas Cochran • Born May 6, 1988, in Vancouver, B.C. • The son of Liz and Doug Cochran• Has two siblings, Katie and Casey.

Year 2009-10

Year 2009-10

GP GS 28 0

GP GS 18 0

Min 352

Min 209

Pct .500 .000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .000 .333 .000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .000 1.000 .750 .000 .000 .000

FT 0 4 0 0 0 4 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 4 0 0 0 5 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0

FTA 0 4 0 0 0 4 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 2 4 0 0 0 7 0 2 2 0 0 0 3 0

Pct .000 1.000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .500 .000 .500 .500 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .500 1.000 .000 .000 .000 .714 .000 1.000 1.000 .000 .000 .000 .667 .000

Off 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 3 0

Def 2 0 0 1 0 1 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 2 0 2 1 3 3 1 0 1

Tot 2 1 0 1 0 1 5 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 2 0 3 4 3 4 1 3 1

Avg 2.0 1.5 1.0 1.0 0.8 0.8 1.4 1.6 1.4 1.3 1.4 1.3 1.2 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5

PF 0 0 2 0 1 2 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 2 5 2 2 0 0 1 1 2 2 4 2 0 1 4

FO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

A TO Blk 1 0 0 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 5 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0

Stl 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0

Pts 3 6 0 0 0 10 1 8 3 3 2 0 0 7 7 6 3 0 0 9 0 14 2 3 13 2 6 0

Avg 3.0 4.5 3.0 2.3 1.8 3.2 2.9 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.3 3.0 2.8 3.1 3.3 3.5 3.5 3.3 3.1 3.4 3.2 3.7 3.7 3.6 4.0 3.9 4.0 3.9

Career highs Pts FG FGA 3FG 3FGA FT FTA Reb Asst Block Steal Min

14 at Western Carolina, 2/13/10 5, 2 times, at Chattanooga, 2/22/10 7 at Chattanooga, 2/22/10 3 at Chattanooga, 2/22/10 4 at Chattanooga, 2/22/10 5 vs. Ga. Southern, 2/6/10 7 vs. Ga. Southern, 2/6/10 5 vs. TCNJ, 12/17/09 5 vs. TCNJ, 12/17/09 None 2 vs. Furman, 2/20/10 25 at Elon, 2/27/10

Avg 12.6

CaReeR sTaTs Total 3-Ptrs Rebounds FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Off Def Tot 34 72 .472 11 34 .324 29 36 .806 12 30 42

Avg PF FO Ast TO Blk Stl 1.5 38 1 29 14 0 6

Pts 108

Avg 3.9

Avg 11.6

soCon CaReeR sTaTs Total 3-Ptrs Rebounds FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Off Def Tot 23 47 .489 8 23 .348 18 22 .818 9 18 27

Avg PF FO Ast TO Blk Stl 1.5 26 1 13 11 0 3

Pts 72

Avg 4.0

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SUMMER OF INTERNATIONAL HOOPS GAVE COHEN’S CONFIDENCE A BOOST After spending the summer with the Israeli U20 team, an improved Cohen is ready to lead the Wildcats. DAVIDSON - Jake Cohen’s freshman basketball season was nothing to sneeze at. He led Davidson’s scoring at 13.3 a game, was second in rebounding at 5.1, shot nearly 47 percent from the field and 71 percent from the free throw line. Impressive statistics. The accolades followed. Media members covering the Southern Conference named him the league’s Freshman of the Year. He was also on the SoCon All-Freshman team. And he should be much improved this year, especially after the summer he had playing for the U20 Israeli National Cohen Team in the European Championships in Austria. He was in Israel for five weeks training for the event, which exposed him to different styles and methods while at the same time giving him the chance to play against excellent competition. After all that, Cohen knows the definition of physical basketball. The Israeli U20 team finished fifth in the competition among 17 teams. Cohen experienced a different style of play, a culture that was new to him and even new basketballs that were so slick they were hard to hold. “My first week there,” he recalls, smiling, “my teammates must have thought that I was an awful player.” If so, they learned otherwise. Cohen averaged 20 points and eight rebounds a game. The competition was intense and the national pride on his team was strong. “We were playing for Israel,” he said, “and I didn’t want to disappoint anyone.” The Israeli team used a lot of pick-and-roll (Cohen had to defend a lot of it, too) and motion on offense. “The game is officiated differently over there,” Cohen said. “Posting up and off the ball, you could get away with just about anything. On the ball, the calls were extra sensitive and they would call a foul on just about anything.” Overall, a terrific experience for him. The more success he had, the more his confidence soared. He faced up a lot on offense and improved greatly in that area. He found it was each man for himself going for rebounds – all of it extremely physical. His team used mostly man-toman principles defensively, but instead of forcing baseline the way Davidson does, they forced middle. If a defender needed help, a teammate was expected to be in position to help. No excuses,

please. “It was a great time,” said Cohen, who was the only American on the Israeli team. “All of my teammates were very accepting and treated me well. I was lucky to be on a team with all good guys.” Cohen returned to his Pennsylvania home on July 29. He got about three weeks of physical workouts at home before returning to Davidson for his sophomore year. He came back stronger, more confident – and wiser. His freshman season turned out to be a crucial learning experience. “Now I’m used to the speed of the college game and the intensity,” he said. “It was different coming in last year. All the practice in the world won’t prepare (a freshman) to open the season against Butler in Hinkle Field House. I’m better prepared now.” Cohen reported to preseason practice saying he felt fresh, strong and in good physical condition. He worked hard on his stamina and strength, which he thinks will make him a better defender. As for his Davidson team, he has high expectations. “I love what my teammates did to improve since the end of last season,” he said. “All of them are better players. The freshmen are looking good and are great guys to have as teammates. I think we have the ability and talent to play against anyone, and as a team, we believe we can beat anybody.” Looking back to his freshman season and the results, Cohen isn’t hanging his head or feeling dejected.

“I have no regrets,” he explained. “We played hard and tried our best, but things didn’t go quite as well as we wanted. Losing the first game in the tournament last year left a sour taste, but it also motivated me to work hard, get better – and not let it happen again.” Cohen, 6-10, from Berwyn, Pa., was a leading prospect coming out of Conestoga High School. Davidson won the recruiting battle against the likes of Penn, Penn State, Stanford and California. Davidson jumped onto Cohen’s radar as he watched them get to the Elite Eight in 2008. “I knew Davidson was a very good school that played basketball at a high level,” he said, “and that’s what I was looking for.” Ironically, Davidson opens at Penn this year in the Palestra, which is a 30-minute drive from Cohen’s home. It’ll be homecoming for him. Many things went into the mix to help Cohen choose Davidson. He went to a large high school so the thought of going to a small college appealed to him. He was impressed with his visit to Davidson, all facets of it, especially the way the players treated him. “I like the sense of community at Davidson,” Cohen says. “It’s a neat college town, and basketball is very important to the people that live here. I enjoy going to college where I know most of the people on campus.” Cohen had a dramatic growth spurt that turned his basketball world upside down. He stood 6-2 in the eighth grade but grew to 6-6 in the ninth. Lot of basketball people started paying attention. Cohen’s goals going into his freshman season at Davidson were to work hard, improve and help the team. He did all three. Davidson’s coaches love Cohen’s versatility, his ability to bang inside as well as float outside and knock down jumpers. He says one of the things that attracted him to Davidson was Coach McKillop’s playing style, which includes letting certain big men shoot from the top of the key. He likes the tough schedule that Davidson faces out of the conference as well as the traditional battles with SoCon teams. In a span of a year, Cohen experienced his freshman season of college ball, a summer of international play with the Israeli U 20 squad and some rigorous physical conditioning. Now he’s a seasoned sophomore and looking for more. Like some March basketball, for instance.

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Summer 2010: Tied for the scoring lead at the European U20 Division B Championships after averaging 20 points a game • Also ranked first in free-throw percentage (.870), sixth in field goal percentage (.536), eighth in rebounds (8.0/gm) and ninth in blocked shots (0.9) • Led Team Israel to a fifth-place finish. 2009-10: Named SoCon Freshman of the Year by the league’s media association • Named to SoCon AllFreshman Team by the league’s coaches and media association • Earned second-team all-state accolades from the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association • Led the Wildcats in scoring with 13.3 points a game; first frosh to do that since Stephen Curry in 2006-07 • Also averaged 5.1 rebounds and 1.2 blocked shots a game • His 37 blocked shots are tied for the seventh most in a season in Davidson history • Ranked 11th in the SoCon in scoring, 11th in field goal percentage (.466), 13th in rebounding, 14th in free-throw percentage and seventh in blocked shots • Led all SoCon rookies in scoring, rebounding and field goal percentage • Scored in double figures in 24 games and led the Wildcats in scoring a team high 13 times • Had three games with 20 or more points • Led Davidson in rebounding in nine contests • Collected 24 points and nine rebounds in a double OT win at Elon (2/27) • Posted 20 points and seven boards in the conference opener at The Citadel (12/3) • Tallied 23 points and four blocks against TCNJ • Had 18 points, five blocks and seven boards vs. Hofstra after scoring 18 the previous night against Cornell • Tallied 18 points and eight rebounds against The Citadel (1/30) • Followed that with 18 points vs. Georgia Southern (2/6) • Scored 17 against Wofford (2/17) and posted 16 points and seven rebounds at Chattanooga (2/22) • Started 24 of 31 games. Before Davidson: Averaged 17.6 points, 11 rebounds and five blocked shots a game as a senior for coach Mike Troy at Conestoga High School; scored 509

Year 2009-10

Year 2009-10

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GP GS 31 24

GP GS 18 17

Min 704

Min 414

Game-by-Game stats 2009-10 Opponent at Butler vs South Florida vs La Salle vs Penn State FREDONIA STATE RHODE ISLAND at The Citadel at College of Charleston at Gonzaga TCNJ vs Cornell vs Hofstra PENN UMASS SAMFORD APPALACHIAN STATE at Furman at Wofford WESTERN CAROLINA at Georgia Southern COLL. OF CHARLESTON THE CITADEL GEORGIA SOUTHERN at Appalachian State at Western Carolina WOFFORD FURMAN at Chattanooga UNC GREENSBORO at Elon vs Elon

Date 11/14/09 11/19/09 11/20/09 11/22/09 11/25/09 11/28/09 12/03/09 12/05/09 12/12/09 12/17/09 12/20/09 12/21/09 12/28/09 12/30/09 01/04/10 01/09/10 01/13/10 01/16/10 01/20/10 01/23/10 01/28/10 01/30/10 02/06/10 02/11/10 02/13/10 02/17/10 02/20/10 02/22/10 02/24/10 02/27/10 03/05/10

GS Min FG FGA 14 4 7 12 3 7 17 5 7 24 6 11 19 6 11 21 5 9 * 26 8 14 * 21 2 15 * 22 7 12 * 26 11 19 * 32 8 17 * 27 6 13 * 17 5 11 * 29 3 7 * 19 1 5 * 18 0 7 * 16 3 5 * 17 6 10 * 19 2 7 * 20 5 8 * 27 5 9 * 32 7 14 * 22 6 10 * 20 4 11 * 20 3 8 * 21 3 9 * 28 5 13 * 24 6 15 30 4 7 * 34 8 16 * 30 4 10

Pct 3FG FGA Pct FT .571 0 1 .000 0 .429 0 1 .000 1 .714 0 0 .000 4 .545 1 4 .250 0 .545 3 4 .750 3 .556 2 3 .667 4 .571 4 8 .500 0 .133 0 5 .000 4 .583 1 2 .500 1 .579 0 4 .000 1 .471 0 4 .000 2 .462 0 2 .000 6 .455 1 3 .333 1 .429 1 4 .250 1 .200 0 1 .000 0 .000 0 4 .000 0 .600 2 2 1.000 3 .600 1 1 1.000 2 .286 0 2 .000 2 .625 1 1 1.000 0 .556 1 3 .333 4 .500 1 3 .333 3 .600 2 2 1.000 4 .364 0 4 .000 2 .375 0 1 .000 8 .333 1 3 .333 10 .385 0 3 .000 4 .400 1 3 .333 3 .571 1 2 .500 4 .500 4 6 .667 4 .400 0 4 .000 2

FTA 0 2 4 0 5 8 0 4 3 2 5 7 2 2 0 0 4 3 4 2 5 5 4 3 11 10 6 5 5 4 2

points and hit 40 percent from 3-point range • Named third-team Class AAAA all-state, Chester County Player of the Year, Central League MVP, All-Main Line and a McDonald’s All-American nominee in 2009 • Invited to Reebok Top-150 Camp • Named Main Line Player of the Year, All-Chester County and All-Central League in 2008 • Markward Student-Athlete Award winner • Scored over 1,000 points • A four-year Honor Roll student. Personal: Full name is Jacob Greer Cohen • Born Sept. 25, 1990, in Bryn Mawr, Pa. • The son of David and Kate Cohen • Has an older brother, Josh, who played football at Dartmouth • Plans to major in economics.

Pct .000 .500 1.000 .000 .600 .500 .000 1.000 .333 .500 .400 .857 .500 .500 .000 .000 .750 .667 .500 .000 .800 .600 1.000 .667 .727 1.000 .667 .600 .800 1.000 1.000

Off 0 0 0 3 4 3 3 3 0 0 1 3 1 0 1 0 3 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 3 2 0 4 2 2 2

Def 2 1 1 6 4 4 4 5 3 5 4 4 2 4 3 4 4 3 3 5 3 7 1 3 3 3 4 3 2 7 4

Tot 2 1 1 9 8 7 7 8 3 5 5 7 3 4 4 4 7 4 4 6 5 8 2 4 6 5 4 7 4 9 6

Avg 2.0 1.5 1.3 3.3 4.2 4.7 5.0 5.4 5.1 5.1 5.1 5.3 5.1 5.0 4.9 4.9 5.0 4.9 4.9 5.0 5.0 5.1 5.0 4.9 5.0 5.0 4.9 5.0 5.0 5.1 5.1

PF 2 5 3 1 1 3 3 4 4 1 4 2 2 3 2 1 5 5 4 5 2 1 3 4 4 4 1 2 0 5 2

FO 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

A TO Blk 0 1 1 1 2 0 1 4 0 0 1 1 1 2 1 0 3 0 0 3 1 0 5 0 1 1 2 0 0 4 0 2 0 1 2 5 1 0 1 1 2 3 0 0 4 4 3 1 2 3 0 0 2 0 0 3 1 1 2 2 0 2 0 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 0 1 3 1 0 2 1 2 2 1 2 2 2 0 3 1 1 4 1 1 4 1

Stl 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0

Pts 8 7 14 13 18 16 20 8 16 23 18 18 12 8 2 0 11 15 6 11 15 18 18 10 14 17 14 16 13 24 10

Avg 8.0 7.5 9.7 10.5 12.0 12.7 13.7 13.0 13.3 14.3 14.6 14.9 14.7 14.2 13.4 12.6 12.5 12.6 12.3 12.2 12.3 12.6 12.8 12.7 12.8 12.9 13.0 13.1 13.1 13.4 13.3

Career highs Pts FG FGA 3FG 3FGA FT FTA Reb Asst Block Steal Min

24 at Elon, 2/27/10 11 vs. TCNJ, 12/17/09 19 vs. TCNJ, 12/17/09 4, twice, at Elon, 2/27/10 8 at The Citadel, 12/3/09 10 vs. Wofford, 2/17/10 11 at Western Carolina, 2/13/10 9, twice, at Elon, 2/27/10 4 vs. App. State, 1/9/10 5 vs. Hofstra, 12/21/09 3 vs. Penn State, 11/22/09 34 at Elon, 2/27/10

Avg 22.7

CaReeR sTaTs Total 3-Ptrs Rebounds FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF FO Ast TO Blk Stl 151 324 .466 28 90 .311 83 117 .709 48 111 159 5.1 88 5 26 66 37 14

Pts 413

Avg 13.3

Avg 23.0

soCon CaReeR sTaTs Total 3-Ptrs Rebounds FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Off Def Tot 78 183 .426 19 54 .352 57 75 .760 31 67 98

Pts 232

Avg 12.9

Avg PF FO Ast TO Blk Stl 5.4 55 4 18 42 18 7


KUHLMAN’S STELLAR FRESHMAN SEASON WAS JUST THE FIRST STEP teaThe sophomore has ‘unparalleled’ work ethic and the will to become one of the great Davidson guards. DAVIDSON - There’s serenity about JP Kuhlman – an inner peace – that frees him up on the court and allows him to play his best basketball without wasting energy worrying about the consequences of the outcome. The late Branch Rickey, a baseball icon with the Dodgers when they were stationed in Brooklyn, was considered an expert on hitting. When asked what separates a good hitter from an average one, Rickey explained: “Empty head, full bat; full head, empty bat.” In other words, don’t overthink the game. Kuhlman probKuhlman ably never heard of Branch Rickey, but he nonetheless follows his theory of playing with an uncluttered mind. Poise can be an athlete’s best friend at crunch time, and Kuhlman has it. He also has life in perspective. While basketball is extremely important to him, it is not the most important thing. Faith, family, school, those are priorities. But when he goes between the lines on the court, he plays basketball with passion and joy and loves the big moments that often determine winners and losers. Some players are not comfortable accepting the responsibility that comes with taking the last shot or having the ball in their hands with the clock winding down. Kuhlman seems to like it and showed it as a freshman last year when he started 24-of-31 games, was second on the team in scoring at 12.6 points a game and second on the team in minutes played. It was an impressive season, but Kuhlman still had an adjustment period. He found the college game faster and more unforgiving than in high school. High school players often can get away with mental errors; college players usually pay a price when they make mistakes. Kuhlman had to get used to playing in front of larger crowds and against bigger, stronger and faster athletes. He had a lot thrown at him but at no point in the season did he seem overwhelmed. He worked out regularly in the offseason with the goal of getting better in every phase of the game. “After having a year of college basketball under my belt,” Kuhlman said, “it was easier to know the things I needed to work on most.” Says his teammate Clint Mann: “JP’s work ethic is unparalleled.” Kuhlman continues to feel good about his decision to attend Davidson, which he chose over his other finalists – Belmont and William & Mary. He likes the size of the Davidson student

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body, which results in smaller classes, and he has adjusted to the heavy assignments of reading and writing handed out by the school’s professors. He’s thoroughly bought into coach Bob McKillop’s system and says it makes him a better all-around player. “We are well prepared for our games,” Kuhlman said, “because the way we move in and out of drills in practice, it makes practice faster than the games.” Kuhlman learned a lot last year and had much individual success, but he wasn’t satisfied with the team’s final record of 16 wins and 15 losses. “I feel like we could have done a whole lot better,” he says. “That record is not good enough. We expect more than that.” He believes this year should produce more too. More wins, fewer losses. He’s impressed with all of his returning teammates and how they’ve improved, and he sees a freshman class that he thinks is extremely talented. “The upperclassmen last year helped the freshmen get adjusted to college life and college basketball,” he said, “and we hope to do the same for our freshmen this year.” It’s part of the Davidson Way. Kuhlman, who came to Davidson from Providence School in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., is rooming for the second straight year with fellow sophomore Jake Cohen. They shared SoCon Freshman of the Year honors last season. Kuhlman was honored by the league’s head coaches while Cohen was named by media members who cover SoCon basketball on a regular basis. In any event, the award didn’t leave the room. Kuhlman seems to play point guard and shooting guard with equal skills although he says

the point is his favorite position. He averaged 18.2 points a game as a high school senior along with 6.4 assists and 6.2 rebounds. He was selected to the Class 2A all-state team as a senior and made second-team all-state as a junior. His senior year’s team won 27 games, lost only two and achieved a Top-50 national ranking. His team won 52 games during his last two seasons at Providence School and lost only six. Kuhlman scored 1,264 points at Providence, which stands as a school record. He also holds career school records for 3-point shots made (232) and his eight 3-point baskets in one game is a single game record for Providence School. He graduated in the top 5 in his class. He has four brothers and two sisters. One brother, Patrick, played at nearby Belmont Abbey College last year and is now in his first year of medical school at Florida State University. Kuhlman’s father, Peter, played college basketball at St. Leo’s. JP’s brother, Joseph, played basketball at Rollins College in Florida and is in Rome working and studying in a five-year program that will eventually result in priesthood. The JP is an abbreviation for John Paul. With the basketball genes in his family, he didn’t have to leave the yard growing up to encounter some good competition. He and his brothers competed hard and learned to play the game the right way. Kuhlman became aware of Davidson when he saw the Wildcats play in the 2006 NCAA tournament in Dayton against Ohio State and in 2008 during the dash to the Elite Eight. “I was impressed that a small school could beat Gonzaga, Georgetown and Wisconsin,” Kuhlman said. “That was exciting, and I was really impressed with Davidson’s style of play.” It was pretty much love at first sight for Kuhlman and Davidson. “I loved the campus from the first time I saw it,” he said. “There was a great atmosphere throughout the entire campus. I liked all of the coaches and the players were the most welcoming of any school I visited. I prayed about it before I made a decision, but once I visited Davidson, I was pretty sure I would come here to school.” Kuhlman is excited about his sophomore season but keeps things in perspective. He hasn’t decided yet what career path he’ll choose. “I’m interested in med school,” he says, “but no final decisions have been made. I’ll pray about it.” One thing Kuhlman hasn’t put behind him is the loss to Elon in the first-round of the SoCon tournament that ended his freshman season. “That was a big disappointment,” he recalls. “We should have done better. But I think we learned from it, and it certainly motivated us to work hard and not let it happen again.”


2009-10: Named SoCon Freshman of the Year by the Game-by-Game stats 2009-10 league’s head coaches • Named to the All-Freshman Opponent Date GS Min FG FGA Pct 3FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Off Def Team by the league’s head coaches and media associaat Butler 11/14/09 25 4 7 .571 1 2 .500 0 0 .000 0 3 11/19/09 29 3 9 .333 1 3 .333 1 1 1.000 0 0 tion • Earned Mid-Major Freshman All-America acco- vs South Florida vs La Salle 11/20/09 26 1 4 .250 1 2 .500 3 5 .600 0 0 lades from CollegeInsider.com • Averaged 12.6 points, vs Penn State 11/22/09 28 4 10 .400 1 4 .250 2 2 1.000 1 2 11/25/09 27 4 7 .571 3 4 .750 0 0 .000 2 2 FREDONIA STATE 3.3 assists and 3.5 rebounds while averaging 33 minRHODE ISLAND 11/28/09 28 3 10 .300 0 1 .000 6 9 .667 2 2 utes played a contest • Ranked 13th overall in the at The Citadel 12/03/09 * 36 8 10 .800 3 4 .750 0 0 .000 1 5 at College of Charleston 12/05/09 * 34 3 10 .300 0 3 .000 1 2 .500 3 3 SoCon in scoring, eighth in assists, 12th in free-throw at Gonzaga 12/12/09 * 25 4 9 .444 3 4 .750 4 6 .667 0 1 percentage (.720), fourth in 3-point percentage (.415), TCNJ 12/17/09 * 32 5 10 .500 3 5 .600 0 0 .000 0 2 12/20/09 * 34 6 12 .500 4 5 .800 1 2 .500 2 1 vs Cornell 10th in assist to turnover ratio (1.2) and eighth in 12/21/09 * 28 1 4 .250 0 3 .000 3 5 .600 0 4 vs Hofstra minutes played • Among SoCon Freshmen, he ranked PENN 12/28/09 * 27 2 6 .333 2 4 .500 0 0 .000 1 3 12/30/09 * 37 7 15 .467 2 4 .500 2 2 1.000 0 4 UMASS second in scoring, first in assists, first in free-throw SAMFORD 01/04/10 * 38 3 8 .375 2 5 .400 5 5 1.000 3 2 percentage, first in 3-point percentage and first in min- APPALACHIAN STATE 01/09/10 * 39 7 15 .467 3 7 .429 1 3 .333 4 0 at Furman 01/13/10 * 34 3 11 .273 2 4 .500 6 10 .600 1 2 utes played • Scored in double figures 22 times and led at Wofford 01/16/10 * 34 5 13 .385 2 6 .333 3 3 1.000 1 4 the team in scoring in eight contests • Scored 20 WESTERN CAROLINA 01/20/10 * 37 2 12 .167 1 7 .143 6 7 .857 1 3 Georgia Southern 01/23/10 * 36 5 7 .714 3 3 1.000 5 7 .714 0 2 points or more in two contests • Led the team in assists atCOLL. OF CHARLESTON 01/28/10 * 38 8 14 .571 3 5 .600 0 0 .000 1 2 THE CITADEL 01/30/10 * 42 2 10 .200 1 4 .250 0 0 .000 1 1 in 14 games • Recorded one double-double in points GEORGIA SOUTHERN 02/06/10 * 34 7 9 .778 0 0 .000 10 14 .714 2 2 and assists • Started 24 of 31 contests • Scored 24 at Appalachian State 02/11/10 * 35 4 14 .286 1 6 .167 0 0 .000 0 4 at Western Carolina 02/13/10 * 32 4 10 .400 1 3 .333 2 2 1.000 0 0 points in the ‘Cats double OT win at Elon (2/27) • WOFFORD 02/17/10 * 32 5 11 .455 1 5 .200 2 3 .667 2 4 Also netted 24 points against Georgia Southern (2/6) • FURMAN 02/20/10 * 34 5 9 .556 0 1 .000 0 0 .000 2 5 at Chattanooga 02/22/10 * 33 2 10 .200 1 7 .143 0 0 .000 0 2 Posted 19 points and six boards in conference opener UNC GREENSBORO 02/24/10 32 4 6 .667 3 4 .750 3 3 1.000 0 5 at The Citadel (12/3) • Scored 19 in a home win over at Elon 02/27/10 * 40 9 19 .474 4 9 .444 2 4 .500 0 3 vs Elon 03/05/10 * 36 3 13 .231 2 6 .333 4 5 .800 2 2 College of Charleston (1/28) • Scored 18 points against UMass, Appalachian State (1/9) and Georgia • Named first-team all-city as a junior, and Providence Southern (1/23) • Posted 13 points and 10 assists posted a 25-4 record • Owns school records for career against TCNJ • Collected 15 points and six assists vs. Pts points (1,264), career 3-pointers (232) and singleGonzaga. FG game 3-pointers (8) • Graduated in the top-5 in his FGA class. Before Davidson: Averaged 18.2 points, 6.4 assists 3FG and 6.2 rebounds a game as a senior for coach Jim Martin at Providence School • Named first-team Class 2A all-state as a senior and earned second-team honors as a junior • Also named first-team all-city in 2009 after helping team to a 27-2 record, a top-50 national ranking and a top-10 Southeast Region ranking by ESPN • Averaged 16.7 points, 4.4 assists and 3.6 rebounds as a junior; shot 48 percent from 3-point land

Year 2009-10

Year 2009-10

GP GS 31 24

GP GS 18 17

Min 1022

Min 640

Personal: Full name is John Paul Kuhlman • Born Oct. 17, 1990, in Jacksonville, Fla. • The son of Peter and Patricia Kuhlman • Has six siblings, Pete, Joseph, Patrick, Justin, Josie and Maria • Father played basketball at St. Leo’s, Joseph played basketball at Rollins College and Patrick played at Belmont Abbey • Joseph is becoming a priest in the Catholic Church.

3FGA FT FTA Reb Asst Block Steal Min

Tot 3 0 0 3 4 4 6 6 1 2 3 4 4 4 5 4 3 5 4 2 3 2 4 4 0 6 7 2 5 3 4

Avg 3.0 1.5 1.0 1.5 2.0 2.3 2.9 3.3 3.0 2.9 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.5

PF 3 3 0 1 1 2 1 3 4 0 4 4 3 4 1 4 1 1 2 3 1 1 2 1 3 4 0 4 3 3 2

FO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

A 6 2 4 2 5 3 1 2 6 10 5 3 2 3 0 1 6 0 4 6 3 2 2 2 1 2 0 6 5 4 4

TO 4 0 4 4 3 2 0 3 4 3 3 6 1 5 2 2 3 3 3 5 1 2 2 2 3 3 3 1 3 1 2

Blk 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Stl 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 2 0 1 2 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 1 1 2

Pts 9 8 6 11 11 12 19 7 15 13 17 5 6 18 13 18 14 15 11 18 19 5 24 9 11 13 10 5 14 24 12

Avg 9.0 8.5 7.7 8.5 9.0 9.5 10.9 10.4 10.9 11.1 11.6 11.1 10.7 11.2 11.3 11.8 11.9 12.1 12.0 12.3 12.6 12.3 12.8 12.6 12.6 12.6 12.5 12.2 12.3 12.7 12.6

Career highs 24, twice, at Elon, 2/27/10 9 at Elon, 2/27/10 19 at Elon, 2/27/10 4, twice, at Elon, 2/27/10 9 at Elon, 2/27/10 10 vs. Ga. Southern, 2/6/10 14 vs. Ga. Southern, 2/6/10 7 vs. Furman, 2/20/10 10 vs. TCNJ, 12/17/09 1 at The Citadel, 12/3/09 4 vs. TCNJ, 12/17/09 42 vs. The Citadel, 1/30/10

Avg 33.0

CaReeR sTaTs Total 3-Ptrs Rebounds FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF FO Ast TO Blk Stl 133 314 .424 54 130 .415 72 100 .720 32 75 107 3.5 69 0 102 83 1 29

Pts 392

Avg 12.6

Avg 35.6

soCon CaReeR sTaTs Total 3-Ptrs Rebounds FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Off Def Tot 86 198 .434 31 83 .373 46 63 .730 22 49 71

Pts 249

Avg 13.8

Avg PF FO Ast TO Blk Stl 3.9 38 0 47 42 1 16

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MANN DISCARDS ‘REDSHIRT,’ SET TO HELP WILDCATS ROAR The wait is over for sophomore transfer Clint Mann. DAVIDSON - It’s unlikely that anyone looks forward to this basketball season more than Davidson redshirt sophomore Clint Mann. He waited a long year for it to get here. He’s thought about it, anticipated it and trained hard for it. By NCAA rules, Mann had to sit out last season after transferring to Davidson from Iowa State. He practiced with his teammates last season, went through conditioning drills with them, studied tapes, but when game night came, all he could do was watch and wonder. “What’s it going to feel like when it’s my turn?” The waiting’s over, not that last year was wasted. Far from it. “I’m an overall better player than I was when I came here,” Mann says. “I matured mentally, became physically stronger and learned the system through practice and meetings. I exposed myself to Coach McKillop’s system and feel like a veteran player.” Mann, 6-foot-7, brings a variety of experiences to his first eligible season of Davidson basketball. Although he played sparingly during his freshman season at Iowa State, he practiced against some talented players. Last year, he banged heads in practice against Davidson big guys Steve Rossiter, Ben Allison, Frank Ben-Eze, Dan Nelms and Jake Cohen. He helped prepare them, and they returned the favor by making him better. Mann, whose home is Overland Park, Kan., was a top recruiting target for the Wildcats when he played for St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Kansas City. He gave Davidson serious consideration before casting his net into the big sea of Big 12 basketball. He considered Iowa, Creighton, Loyola of Chicago and Davidson before choosing the Cyclones, where he played in 18 games. A chance to play in one of the prestigious high profile conferences can be seductive for a high school player. It didn’t work for Mann. Stuff like that happens. “I knew I needed a change,” he explained. Once he decided to transfer, Mann sought a college that would offer him good academics as well as a chance to play big-time basketball. Davidson and Siena were the finalists. “I have nothing but good things to say about Siena and the people there,” Mann says, “but Davidson just felt right.” A year into the Davidson experience, Mann believes he made a wise decision. He had a hunch that Bob McKillop would be the right coach for

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him. “He’s made me a better player and person,” Mann said. “He has such a will to win. Our coaching staff here pushes us to the extreme, but the work is still productive. A lot of other coaches don’t understand there needs to be a balance between basketball and the rest of life.” Mann says he took six official recruiting visits. He saw the good and the not-so-good. The experience made him an ambassador for Davidson basketball. “Nowhere else do players and coaches genuinely care about each other like we do here,” he maintains. “It’s unique here. There’s a drive to win and get better, but there’s a strong concern about how we’re doing off the court.” Mann’s basketball expectations are high, for himself and his team. He believes his redshirt season helped him improve each facet of his game. He’s part of a deep and talented front line. “Our frontline is skilled, athletic and can score,” he says. “There’s not much of a drop off no matter who’s on the court. Coach McKillop has told me that he wants me to play as hard as I can the entire time I’m on the court. You can’t physically sustain that for long periods of time, but we have talented players who can come in and maintain the pace. I think we have an opportunity to wear other teams down. I’m prepared to play as much as Coach wants me to.” Mann is equally as excited about Davidson’s perimeter players. He says Brendan McKillop “should be a great leader,” that Nik Cochran “might be the team’s most improved player,” and JP Kuhlman’s “work ethic is unparalleled.” He sees a Davidson team that should have the capability to score from all five spots on the court, aided and assisted by a talented freshman class. After a year at Iowa State and one at Davidson, Mann found the two experiences to be total opposites. Davidson is a small private school of approximately 1,900 students while Iowa State is state-supported with a student body population of approximately 25,000. “Most of my classes at Iowa State were held in lecture halls, and we had anywhere from 80 to 150 students in each class,” Mann said. “I’ve found the smaller classes at Davidson to be more engaging with more one-on-one give and take. There’s a chance to get to know people on a personal level here.” Mann has two brothers, and they all pounded on each other growing up the way brothers usually do. One of his brothers played in the successful bas-

Mann’s bio Notes: A transfer from Iowa State • Sat out the 2009-10 season in accordance with NCAA transfer rules • Has three seasons of eligibility remaining. Before Davidson: Saw action in 18 games, averaging 0.7 points and 0.4 rebounds as a freshman at Iowa State in 2008-09 • Made 4-of-9 shots from the floor • Tallied four point vs. SIU Edwardsville and Texas A&M • Averaged 18.6 points, 9.4 rebounds and shot 52 percent from the field as a senior for coach Sean Reilly at St. Thomas Aquinas High School • Named firstteam Class 5A all-state by the Wichita Eagle, the Topeka Capitol Journal and the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association (KBCA) • Was a first-team all-class selection by the Wichita Eagle • Named to the Kansas City Star All-Metro team • Led the Saints to a 16-9 mark and a third-place finish in Class 5A in 2007-08 • Scored 17 points in a substate win over No. 1-ranked Bishop Miege to advance to state • Scored a game-high 20 points in the state tournament win over Sumner • Tallied 20 points in the consolation game win over Emporia • Averaged 15.1 points and 10.2 rebounds as a junior • Second-team all-state in Class 5A by the KBCA and a Kansas City Star all-Metro pick • Owns St. Thomas Aquinas records for career points and rebounds. Personal: Full name is Clinton Mann • Born June 2, 1989, in Overland Park, Kan. • The son of Michael and Connie Mann • Has two brothers, Jestin and Nathan • Nathan played basketball at William & Mary, scoring over 1,000 points and recording the second-most 3-pointers in school history (215). ketball program at William & Mary. As for Clint, he knew from an early age that basketball was his sport. “It’s the only one I played,” he said. “I wasn’t any good at the rest of them.” Mann is an English major who “has no clue what he wants to do” after graduation. Plenty of time remains to make a choice. His father is a police officer in Overland Park, and his mother teaches fifth-grade at the same elementary school that Mann attended. Davidson faces an ambitious schedule that will demand its best possible performances if the season is to be the success that Mann and his teammates seek. Now that he’s discarded the redshirt, Mann is more than ready to play under the bright lights. The waiting is over, thank goodness.


ACTIVE AND ATHLETIC BROOKS WANTS TO CONTRIBUTE Local product Brooks happy to be at Davidson and has lofty team goals for the Wildcats. DAVIDSON - De’Mon Brooks is a man of few words. Until you get to know him, that is. Then he reveals a sharp sense of humor and a quick smile. His high school buddies will tell you that if he competes against you and wins, he might even engage in a little trash talking via freestyle rap. “Yeah, it happens,” Brooks says. “My friends and I go at each other pretty hard, and when I win, I have been known to lay a little freestyle on them in the car on the way home. The loser has to take it all day and night.” Winning isn’t foreign to Brooks. He came from Hopewell High in Huntersville where his last two basketball teams went 52-4. Hopewell was 29-1 his junior season, the only loss coming to Mount Tabor in the semi-finals of the state playoffs. “Losing that game killed me, just made me feel horrible. I went home, cried myself to sleep,” Brooks recalls. It’s hard to see how any athlete in any program could be more competitive than Brooks. Says Jordan Downing, Brooks’ teammate at Hopewell and now at Davidson: “His motor is always running. He plays hard, never quits on a play and is an incredible rebounder.” Brooks, 6-foot-7, freshman, is going to make life miserable for Davidson opponents. He’s tougher than a leather saddle and boxing him out on rebounds is akin to controlling a handful of Jello. He set the tone for the way he’s going to play in Davidson’s first full-fledged practice of preseason. He was relentless, attacking the glass, diving for loose balls, challenging shots, making a nuisance of himself on defense. Coach Bob McKillop almost had to tackle him to stop him so he could correct a mistake. But then McKillop added, “I love your aggressiveness, De’Mon. Don’t lose that.” No worries. In a rigorous practice drill, Brooks turned a foot that pained him enough to cause a limp and grimace. “You good?” assistant coach Landry Kosmalski asked. As Brooks limped past without missing a beat, he turned and said, “I’m good.” Brooks was something in high school, averag-

ing 20 points and 10 rebounds as a senior. He committed to Howard University, but when a coaching change was made there, he decided to go elsewhere. He went through recruiting last spring and chose Davidson. Getting Brooks to talk about himself is like getting oil out of the ocean. Come on, De’Mon, describe your game for us. “I’m like a perfectionist,” he begins. “I want to win every possession, try hard and have fun. If someone takes a rebound from me, I feel horrible, but it happens. I go on to the next play.” How many rebounds do you think you can average your first season at Davidson? Slight pause, maybe 10 or 15 seconds, followed by a smile. “Ten or more,” he says. “Rebounding is important. Offensive rebounds demoralize the opponent and defensive rebounds signal the end of that possession. I have big hands and a wing span of a seven-footer.” He’s not bragging, either. He loves basketball, it’s reflected in his tone of voice, his choice of words – but mostly in his eyes. They sparkle when he says, “I love being on the court, getting on a roll, and the game slows down. That’s when it’s fun and worth all the work.” Brooks is an only child. He competed against his cousins as a youngster and never conceded turf even though he wasn’t very tall as a high school freshman. He stood 6-0, but even then he had huge feet – shoe size 16 – and big hands. His friends looked at those feet and nicknamed him “Bootz.” His long-time friends still refer to him that way. He hit a growth spurt – 6-3 as a sophomore, 6-5 as a junior, now 6-7. He’s stronger than a Georgia onion and has an unorthodox style of play. It’s hard to tell that he’s left-handed until he goes outside to launch a shot. His game is inside where he’s adept at rebounding and shooting with either hand. He defends with passion and searches for ways to mess up the opponent’s rhythm. He’s a pest, the kind of player that when the opposing coach hands out match-ups and says, “You’ve got Brooks,” it’s going to cause groaning and great despair. He won’t be easy to play against, you can rest assured. He used to play some football as a wide receiver but can’t recall when he didn’t love basketball. His favorite current player is LeBron James, but his

brooks’ bio Before Davidson: Averaged 20 points and 10.2 rebounds as a senior for coach Eric Davis at Hopewell High School • Recorded 15 double-doubles and was named the I-Meck 4A Conference Player of the Year • Also was named All-Charlotte Observer, All-Mecklenburg County and all-area • Scored 24 points for the East All-Stars and earned Co-MVP honors in the 2010 Charlotte Pro Am All-Star Classic • Also participated in Dave Telep’s Carolina Challenge • Teamed with Jordan Downing to lead Hopewell to a 52-4 record and two conference championships in the last two years; Downing is also a freshman at Davidson • Owns school single-game record with 22 rebounds. Personal: Born May 28, 1992, in Georgia • Nickname is Bootz • The son of Elyshia Carr • Plans to major in economics. all-timer is Michael Jordan. “Jordan was the man,” he said. “He hated to lose. His determination is what I like.” Why did he finally choose Davidson? “There were no negatives,” he explained. “It offered the best of what I wanted. I like the coaching staff, the players, the education. My teammates are like my brothers. College has been pretty much like I expected so far. I’m enjoying it.” Let’s talk basketball for just one more minute, De’Mon. Your goals for this year? “To contribute, play my role, to win.” Your dream for Davidson basketball is … ? “To go to the NCAA tournament and go further than the 2008 team.” Do you think Davidson could accomplish that? “I wouldn’t have come here otherwise.” Keep your eyes on No. 24. You’ll be hearing a lot about him.

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SWEDISH PREP STAR ANXIOUS TO MAKE HIS MARK ON DAVIDSON BASKETBALL The versatile Chris Czerapowicz hopes his International experience will help ease his transition to the college game. DAVIDSON - One of the hallmarks of Davidson basketball under coach Bob McKillop is identifying and recruiting versatile players who are comfortable with and capable of playing more than one position. Such a theory makes it possible for Davidson to play multiple defenses and hit the court with different personnel sets that are hard for opponents to prepare for and guard, while at the same time adding depth to the roster. It seems McKillop found a perfect fit for his system when he discovered Chris Czerapowicz, 6-7, playing for the U18 Swedish National Team and subsequently being named the team’s MVP. It was one of several Swedish National Teams that Czerapowicz played for, which greatly enhanced his basketball skills as well as his understanding of the game. “Chris brings great versatility as a player,” Coach McKillop said. “He can make the 3-pointer, handle the ball well, can drive to the rim or post up and score.” Davidson could possibly see itself playing a four-guard lineup with Czerapowicz on the court. “He has a very high basketball IQ,” McKillop says. “His father is responsible for much of that. He taught Chris well, as did the excellent coaches that Chris had as he worked his way through the Swedish system.” Czerapowicz agrees that his father, Daniel, was instrumental in getting him ready to play Division I basketball in the United States. Daniel Czerapowicz played Division I basketball at the University of Maine and later for Division II Springfield College. His skills led him to a professional playing career in Sweden and Norway and later as a Swedish professional coach, where he was widely regarded as one of the best basketball coaches in the country. Chris can’t remember a time when he and his father weren’t watching basketball together, talking about the game’s nuances, studying tapes and working on basketball drills and fundamentals. By age five, Chris was in love with basketball and knew he wanted to play on a big stage. “My father worked with me on all parts of the game,” Chris says, “including shooting techniques,

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ballhandling drills, passing and receiving the ball. We constantly talked basketball at home and watched the top European teams, as well as NBA games and NCAA tournament games on television. My father was a very good coach, and I learned a lot watching games with him.” Chris knew by the time he was 14 that he wanted to play college basketball in the United States. He also knew that before he could realize the dream, his game would have to reach a high level. He put in the work, though he says it was a labor of love. Like many of his young teammates on the Davidson roster, he was first attracted to the Wildcats when he saw their whirlwind tour of the NCAA tournament in 2008 that eventually landed them in the Elite Eight and a breath away from the Final Four. “I saw them in the Elite Eight,” Czerapowicz said, “and wondered how such a small school could go so far in American basketball. And like everybody else, I was impressed with Stephen. How could you not be?” In addition to playing for Swedish National Teams, Czerapowicz played for Sandagymnasiet High School in Goteborg, a school with an excellent basketball program. Saying that he wasn’t the “most athletic player in the world,” Czerapowicz also participated in high school track and field in order to improve his quickness, jumping ability and overall athleticism. Czerapowicz made his official visit to Davidson on Oct. 15, 2009. He says the players and coaches treated him like he was a member of the team. He loved the campus, the basketball facilities and weight lifting equipment and opportunities that he thinks will help him get stronger and continue to improve physically. “I also like the small classes at Davidson,” he pointed out. “Students can get help from the professors when they need it. Coming from another country, that was important to me.” Czerapowicz went through some individual basketball instruction at Davidson early in the fall semester, but did not participate in any of the team’s full preseason practices because he returned to Sweden to have surgery. He says the surgery and his rehabilitation has gone well, and he’s anxious to join the Davidson

Czerapowicz’s bio Before Davidson: Averaged 11.6 points and 5.8 rebounds a game at the U20 European Division B Championships in 2010 • Helped Sweden to a second-place finish • Rated eighth best of European players born in 1991 by Eurohopes • Averaged 18.3 points and 8.3 rebounds a game for Sweden en route to earning MVP honors in the 2009 U18 Division B European Championships • Averaged 12.4 points and 4.6 rebounds in the 2008 U18 European Championships and 11.6 points and 5.4 rebounds in the 2007 U16 European Championships • Averaged 19.5 points, 7.1 rebounds and 1.3 assists for club team last season. Personal: Full name is Christopher Czerapowicz • Born Sept. 15, 1991 in Gothenburg • The son of Annelie and Daniel Czerapowicz • Has two brothers, David and Eddie, and a sister, Jennifer • Father played basketball at Maine and Springfield College • Uncle, John, played football at UMass and grandfather played football at Boston University. team in mid-December. “I’m feeling good and doing my rehab four times a week,” he said. “I was careful not to allow myself to get lazy. I’m excited about getting back to school and helping the team.” “I think we have a talented team, and our freshman class is a strong one,” Czerapowicz said. “I don’t follow college basketball that much, but I think our team has a chance to do some good things.” Coach McKillop cautions that it will take Czerapowicz some time before he joins Davidson’s rotation. After all, when a freshman misses all preseason practice and a month of games, he’s going to be somewhat behind. “Chris has a natural feel for the game,” McKillop said, “which will help him catch up faster than most.”


HIGH SCHOOL PREPARED DOWNING WELL, NOW HE’S LEARNING THE DAVIDSON WAY Downing is one of a pair of freshmen who made their way down the road to Davidson from Hopewell High School. DAVIDSON - It’s pretty clear, as you consider the talented freshmen basketball players that came to Davidson this year, that the program’s dramatic run to the NCAA Elite Eight in 2008 had a major impact on recruiting. Jordan Downing, 6-foot-5, a star at Hopewell High School, located just a 3-point shot away from Davidson’s campus, is a case in point. He serves as a prime example of the influence that Stephen Curry and his teammates had on young basketball players. “I knew about Steph before he ever came to Davidson,” Downing recalls. “His reputation as a talented player was known for a good while. I went to some of his high school games when he played at Charlotte Christian, and then when he came to Davidson, I continued to follow his career.” Downing, like fellow Wildcats freshman Tom Droney, was mesmerized as Davidson ran past powerhouses Gonzaga, Georgetown and Wisconsin to reach the Elite Eight in Detroit where they played before nearly 60,000 fans in losing by a scant two points to eventual national champion Kansas. “I saw all the success the team had in 2008,” Downing said. “I liked the way they played together and seemed to get along so well. And Stephen, well, he was so talented and calm.” Downing’s interest in Davidson was hatched. He got to play with and against Curry some last summer. “I learned a lot by guarding him,” he said. “He plays so smart. The way he cuts to the basket, how he comes off screens, he’s so precise. His basketball IQ is through the roof. When I wasn’t on the court, I stood on the sidelines and studied the way he went about playing.” Eric Davis was Downing’s basketball coach at Hopewell High. Davis studied successful college programs, attended basketball clinics, read books written by great coaches and applied what he learned to his own program. “He definitely ran our program like a college program,” Downing said. “He emphasized getting to our spots quickly, run the court each time, and he stressed mental toughness. We worked so hard that sometimes we’d think he didn’t like us, but he did. He prepared us well for the next level.” He must have. Downing’s teammate at Hopewell, De’Mon Brooks, is also on Davidson’s team. A guard from the team went to the Naval Academy, another to Anderson College and a forward to Lenoir-Rhyne. That’s a fine showing for any prep program. But even with that good basketball prepara-

tion, there are major adjustments to the college game for all freshmen. For Downing, he says there are more details to worry about, and endurance is huge because practices are highly-organized and pretty much non-stop. Drill to drill, one station to another, the Wildcats zip through practice with little wasted motion – and not a whole lot of rest. Downing also is adjusting to the speed of the college game as well as the keen competition. At this level, all of the players are talented. There are no plays off. In basketball vernacular, Downing is “long.” Tall for a guard, he has a good defender’s best assets — long arms and the ability to move his feet. Down the road he has potential to become a shutdown perimeter defender. While the versatile freshman guarded all five positions at various times in high school, his most effective assignment was in defending the opponent’s point guard. Downing usually had a size advantage and was able to make life uncomfortable for point guards as they tried to get their team into an offense. Downing is a smart guy. He knows one way to work his way into Davidson’s rotation is to excel defensively. Suits him fine. “I love defense and take a special pride in playing it well,” he says. He was lost at times in preseason practice as he learned that it wasn’t enough just to be on his man; he had to be on his man’s correct shoulder and down in the proper position, either “fat” or “skinny.” In other words, he has to learn to play Davidson basketball. It takes some time and a bunch of hard work. It’s fine with him. He knew what he was getting into. Plenty of schools showed interest in him – Citadel, Xavier, Winthrop. But Davidson was first on his list. “I like everything about Davidson,” Downing said, “the academics, my teammates, Coach McKillop and his staff, even the school colors.” His goals for the season are unselfish ones: play hard, help the team win, keep getting better every day in practice, and be a better player next year than he is now. Originally from Topeka, Kansas, Downing moved all over the place as a young child. He’s lived in Kansas, Texas, Colorado and Georgia. He came to Mecklenburg County in seventh-grade and his parents recently moved to Augusta, Georgia. He’s found the academics at Davidson “rigorous and tough. It makes you learn how to organize your day and balance your time,” he says. Downing is part of a strong freshman class, one that could shake out to be one of McKillop’s best at Davidson. He received a pleasant surprise last spring when his high school friend Brooks be-

downing’s bio Before Davidson: Averaged 18.1 points, five rebounds and three assists as a senior for coach Eric Davis at Hopewell High School • Named All-I-Meck 4A Conference three times, AllMecklenburg County and all-region twice • Also named to 2009-10 All-Charlotte Observer team and to the North Carolina All-Star Team • Averaged 13 points, five rebounds and 1.5 steals as a junior • Teamed with De’Mon Brooks to lead Hopewell to a 52-4 record and two conference championships in the last two years; Brooks is also a freshman at Davidson • Downing owns the school career scoring record, and his teams won 96 games during his career. Personal: Full name is Keith Jordan Downing • Born Jan. 20, 1992, in Topeka, Kansas • The son of Keith and Liz Downing • Has a sister, Nicole • Father and uncle played basketball together at Washburn University and won an NAIA National Championship in 1987. came a Davidson teammate. Brooks was originally headed for Howard but changed his mind after the coach that recruited him lost his job. Hopewell won a lot of games in Downing’s last two seasons there. They were 52-4 and knocked on the door of a state championship. Downing was asked to carry much of the offensive load during his senior season, to score but to get his points through the team’s offense. Last season, the team played most of the time with four on the perimeter and one inside, which meant it was a team that shot a lot of 3-pointers. Now there’s a new chapter. Downing finds himself on a college team that has exceptional talent and depth. He knows he won’t be the so-called “goto guy” as a freshman, but that’s fine with him. He’s looking to learn, to reach the point that he can play instinctively and create opportunities that will get him on the court. Freshman basketball players are all unique and progress at their own pace. Downing isn’t afraid of hard work. His determination to excel is strong. His first goal was to suit up for the Wildcats. Step one accomplished. It’s impractical to attempt to blueprint how quickly a freshman will improve to the point that he contributes significantly. But for Jordan Downing, sooner or later he’s going to look spiffy in Davidson’s red and black.

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DRONEY HAD MANY CHOICES BUT SOMETHING ABOUT DAVIDSON JUST FELT RIGHT The highly-recruited Droney feels right at home at Davidson. DAVIDSON - Tom Droney doesn’t mess around. He was four years old when he started playing basketball. Football wasn’t far behind. He was a quarterback and a good one. Loved both sports, too, equally so. Eventually, he would have to make up his mind – football or basketball. Two of his brothers opted for football and played at a large high school in their hometown of Pittsburgh. Maybe Tom was leaning that way, too, or at least he thought so. Why not? He was big, strong-armed, talented and smart. Perfect characteristics for a winning quarterback. He even looked the part. Then came eighth grade and although it wasn’t scripted, things began to turn in basketball’s favor. Droney took snaps behind an 8th-grade offensive line that wasn’t very offensive. They looked good lining up but once the ball was snapped they couldn’t block a gate post. In fact, part of Droney’s snap count could have been, “Hut-one, hut-two … run for my life.” “I liked football a lot and enjoyed playing quarterback,” Droney says, “but our line in 8thgrade wasn’t very good.” While running full speed trying to avoid the defenders that were determined to knock him into next week, Droney drifted towards hoops. “I’d rather be on the basketball court,” he said to himself while dusting off from another defensive onslaught. Instead of football and a large high school in Pittsburgh, Droney opted for prestigious Sewickley Academy, a small school in the suburbs that had approximately 300 students. Its athletic teams participate in Class A, the smallest designation in the Pennsylvania state school system. Sewickley features rigorous academics and is harder to get into than a bank vault. Students have to be scholastically gifted and then some to gain admittance. Droney not only qualified but excelled in the classroom as well as on the basketball court. Droney earned all kinds of basketball honors at Sewickley. His team his senior year went 29-2, won the Class A PIAA state title. He was all-state, Class A Player of the Year, averaged 21.6 points, 7.1 rebounds, 6.1 assists as a senior. The rest of his awards are listed elsewhere. Suffice it to say that he won more ribbons than the best bull at the county fair. Even though he played at a small high school, he also starred in AAU ball in the summer and stood out at camps he attended near home. That’s where he really came to the attention of college

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coaches, with an able assist from Howard Garfinkel, a legendary basketball guru who ran an excellent basketball camp and had a keen eye for talent. Garfinkel saw to it that Droney’s name got out there among college coaches. Did it ever. His hometown university – Pittsburgh – was the first to offer him a basketball scholarship at the end of Droney’s sophomore season. Droney loved the coaching staff there but felt the campus was too close to home. Many other schools were seriously interested: Notre Dame, Penn State, Wake Forest, Boston College and Harvard. He examined them all closely. Made some official and unofficial visits to look them over. Notre Dame came close, real close. Droney went there on a football Saturday, heard the inspirational Irish fight song and thought, “Maybe this is the best place for me.” Hey, the Golden Dome has its magic. Davidson contacted Droney in the summer going into his junior year of high school. Things clicked. The college’s small enrollment appealed to him, as did the gorgeous campus. His Davidson visit went extraordinarily well. “The Davidson coaches and players treated me like I was part of the team,” Droney said. “They were so positive in the way they interacted with each other. I liked the academics at Davidson, everything. I didn’t feel as comfortable at the other schools as I did at Davidson.” Davidson first came on Droney’s radar in 2008, in the NCAA tournament when Stephen Curry and the Wildcats were swashbuckling their way to the Elite Eight with some of the most exciting basketball that a college team could possibly offer. Droney was at his television paying close attention. “I love the way those guys played as a team,” Droney recalls. “It was easy to tell that the players cared about each other. And Stephen was so good and had so much poise …” Davidson cared about Droney and he could sense it. Coach McKillop saw to it that when Droney’s AAU team played, the Wildcats had a coach there to watch. Droney was impressed. Keen interest paid off. “Coach McKillop is a genuine person who knows how to win,” Droney said, “and I could tell that he really wanted me to come here. He’s been successful for a long time, and I decided I wanted to be a part of it.” Droney’s a fast learner. At Davidson’s first official full-fledged practice of the fall, he feathered a pass to the post that was intercepted. The speed of the college game takes some time for freshmen to adjust to. McKillop stopped play and shouted,

droney’s bio Before Davidson: Two-time Fabulous 5 AllStar selection by the Pittsburgh Post Gazette • Scored 1,878 points in his career at Sewickley Academy under coach Win Palmer • Averaged 21.6 points, 7.1 boards and 6.1 assists as a senior and led Sewickley to the Class A PIAA state championship; named state Class A Player of the Year and earned all-state honors • Averaged 23.7 points, 6.1 rebounds and 6.6 assists a game as a junior, earning first-team all-state and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Player of the Year honors • Tied a WPIAL Championship game record with 40 points in the Class A final against Serra in 2009 • Three-time all-state and all-section • Named to Pittsburgh Tribune Review Terrific 10 three seasons. Personal: Full name is Thomas Connor Droney • Born March 22, 1991, in Pittsburgh • The son of James and Rosemary • Has three siblings, Mick, Pat and Chris. “There will be no soft passes in our gym, Tommy.” A few minutes later, Droney fed the post with a bullet pass that would have slithered through a needle’s eye. “I know I have to get better defensively, but I feel I’m improving each day,” Droney says. “Coach is very detail-oriented so I have to stay focused.” If he follows the path of other college students, Droney will probably change his mind about his major and future career many times before graduation day. He enjoys crime shows on TV and thinks he might like a career with the FBI or CIA. But right now he’s a Davidson student and basketball player, and life is good. Will Reigel, a Davidson co-captain, has already seen enough of Droney to predict: “He’s good enough to step in and help us right away. He’s a big guard who can get to the basket.” Droney says he has no personal goals that would fit into the spectacular category. At one time, he felt he wanted to go somewhere that would allow him to play point guard. But he’s not hung up on positions now. He has the size and talent to play point, big guard or small forward. He is as versatile as anyone on Davidson’s team. If you pin him down and make him reveal a personal goal, it would be, “To get on the court and do anything I can to help my team win.” It’s an attitude that has to make his coaches smile.


MACKAY’S GAME IS A WORK IN PROGRESS BUT HIS SKILLS WILL GET HIM THERE Mackay has found the sport he loves and pursues improving his game relentlessly. DAVIDSON - Davidson freshman Alistair John

Mackay – call him Ali, please – knew a long time ago that he wanted to be a basketball player and play college ball in the United States. He knew it even though where he grew up in Scotland near Edinburgh, basketball was not the game of choice. Not even close, really. So far down the order of preference in the country’s sports culture, it was pretty much a task for a young boy just to find a game. “Most of my friends played soccer or rugby,” Mackay said, “but those sports never really appealed to me. Basketball got very little attention where I grew up.” A telling thing occurred at Mackay’s house in Scotland when he was about seven-years-old. The old family home had a flat roof, and while the whys and wherefores remain a mystery, a basketball was up there. Think about it. A round basketball stayed on a flat roof in breezy Scotland. There had to be a message there. An omen for the young Scot. Mr. Mackay retrieved the ball, gave it to Ali, who made best use of it. He dribbled, passed, shot to an imaginary goal, played one-on-none mostly. It was okay. He enjoyed what he was doing. After watching him and seeing how serious he was about the sport, his parents finally put up a goal at his house. And Ali, who was always tall for his age, was hooked on hoops. At age seven, he knew it was his sport. “I was fascinated with basketball,” he said. There was a professional basketball team in Edinburgh, and Ali got to meet and later know some of the players. Even though there isn’t much media coverage of basketball in Scotland, he found stories about Michael Jordan and marveled from across the Atlantic at some of the things No. 23 had done on the court. “I knew that he had been cut from his high school team at one time but didn’t let it discourage him,” Mackay said. It was inspiration for a young man with a dream. By age 13, Ali Mackay was playing basketball at every opportunity. He made himself familiar with March Madness and loved the excitement and intensity of the American game. “That was when I knew that I wanted to come to America to play college basketball,” he says.

Mackay made his mark in youth basketball in Scotland. His love for the game was such that he seldom turned down a chance to play. Good results followed. He played on Scotland’s national team for his age group since he was 14. He was captain of Team Scotland in the 2009 U18 European Championships. He was a member of the U20 European Division B Championships for Great Britain in 2010 where he was coached by Tim Lewis. Coach Lewis was familiar with Davidson basketball because he had previously coached Ben Allison, a junior on this year’s Wildcats team. He told Mackay about coach Bob McKillop and the small school near Charlotte. After scouting Mackay, McKillop invited him to visit Davidson to take a look at the campus and school, talk with the team’s players and ask questions that were on his mind. The visit came in April when the village is often cloaked in nature’s grandest splendor. Mackay was sold, basketball’s rendition of love at first sight. “I loved the campus from the first minute I saw it,” Mackay said. “The players and coaches were great and made me feel right at home. I wanted a school that had good basketball and strong academics. A lot of schools had one or the other, but not many had both. Davidson did.” Still, coming to Davidson from Scotland was quite a leap. How did his parents feel about their son going to college so far away? “It was hard on my mom,” Mackay said, “but my parents have always been very supportive. They said if this was my dream, go chase it. They urged me to have a backup plan in case it didn’t work out.” Mackay became a Wildcat quickly, on the court and off. He wanted challenging academics and found just the place. “There’s a lot of school work to do and stay up with, which means I don’t have much free time,” he said. “I expected that coming in, so I wasn’t surprised. I’m learning to balance my time.” Mackay stands 6-foot-11, and his weight is listed at 192. Not much bulk for a tall man trying to protect his turf on the inside in American basketball. Mackay eats, then eats, eats some more – and then has a snack. He gained eight pounds in his first two months at school. Don’t be deceived by his slight physique, however. Mackay says he loves the physical battles and won’t back down, even though he’s almost always

Mackay’s bio Before Davidson: Posted 2.3 points and 1.8 rebounds a game, averaging 10.6 minutes a contest in the U20 European Division B Championships for Great Britain in 2010 • Made 8-of-11 field goal attempts • Averaged 11.1 points and 6.5 rebounds a contest for Team Scotland in the 2009 U18 European Championships • Team captain for that club • Has played on Scotland national team for his age group since he was 14 • Named to Scottish Senior National Team in 2009 • Averaged 18.3 points, 12.1 rebounds, 2.6 blocks and 2.7 assists for his club team last season. Personal: Full name is Alistair John Mackay • Born Dec. 10, 1991, in Edinburgh • Has a brother, Grant. outweighed. He showed that in his early Davidson practices as he traded shots with teammates Clint Mann, Ben Allison and Jake Cohen in the post. He has work to do before he’s ready to get playing time in Davidson’s system – but that day will come. He has plenty of basketball skills, make no mistake about it. He can run and shoot and is competitive. He’s a smart young man, very aware. “I need to improve my post defense,” he says, “and I need to gain weight and get stronger.” Basketball had brought him to America several times before he enrolled at Davidson. Coming here was no culture shock. Davidson reminds him in many ways of his small home town in Scotland, even though the people over here do drive on the wrong side of the street. The early returns are in and Mackay says he’s thoroughly happy with his choice of Davidson. He was right there in the thick of things in Davidson’s first full-team preseason practice. It was a high intensity, defensive-oriented, not-a-secondwasted session. Mackay gave as good as he got, although at times, the need to gain weight was obvious. He’ll overcome that eventually. At that first session, he heard it several times, Coach McKillop’s voice rising above the sounds of practice. “C’mon, Ali, toughen up.” Mackay’s father is a police officer back in Scotland. His advice comes in handy: “Stick to the task.”

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FORMER JUDO CHAMPION WINS CHANCE TO CONTINUE BASKETBALL CAREER Tormey follows brother’s footsteps as Division I basketball walk-on. DAVIDSON - Clayton Tormey, 5-foot-11, from

Henderson International School in Las Vegas, is a walk-on freshman on Davidson’s basketball team. He realizes he faces a difficult assignment trying to win playing time or a permanent spot on the roster, but it won’t be because of a lack of toughness or agility. He’s a former U.S. National Judo champion and North American Judo champion for his age and weight class, titles he won at age 12. His brother Griffin, who also competed in judo, is both a former team manager and walk-on basketball player at Duke, class of 2008. The Tormey brothers both began judo training at age six, and as they wrote in a special story for the Chicago Tribune, “It’s a big part of who we are.” One can only imagine. Clay should have no trouble being in shape to play college basketball. Watching him practice, it looks like he could run a week without needing or asking for a break. In preparation for judo competition at the international level, he had four to six hours of intensive practice a week. In addition to the formal practices, there was home conditioning that consisted of 300 sit-ups, pushups, and squats each day. To make it a full day, the brothers ran about half a mile up a nearly vertical sand dune that was approximately 300 feet high. Tormey, who no longer participates in judo, placed third in his first international competition and won it all in his second try. He’s such a self-effacing young man that he talks about these remarkable achievements as unemotionally as he would if he were announcing a first-place finish in a fourthgrade spelling bee. His desire to continue playing basketball after averaging 10 points and five assists in his senior high school season charted him on a course to see if he could find a major college program that would give a 5-11 kid a chance. Several colleges that play Division III hoops recruited him, but his sights were set higher. He was admitted to Duke, his brother’s school, but when he asked the coaching staff there if they were going to accept a walk-on, he learned that the talent-laden Blue Devils were set with their

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current roster. Why not? They’re defending national champions. Tormey says he hadn’t heard much about Davidson until guess when? The school’s 2008 dash to the NCAA Elite Eight. He followed those Wildcats closely, loved what he observed, and decided to tour the campus the summer before his senior year in high school. “When I began the process of applying to colleges, I learned what a really good school Davidson is,” Tormey said. After gaining admittance to Davidson, Tormey contacted assistant coach Matt McKillop about chances of walking on Davidson’s team. He sent him tapes of some of his games While nothing was promised, Tormey was invited along with several other hopefuls to compete for a walk-on spot on Davidson’s roster. The first competition began with five candidates and was later reduced to Tormey and one other. Tormey was the last one standing and received an invitation on Oct. 8, to join the Davidson team with the understanding that he could dress for home games but would not make all of the road trips. It took him about a second and a half to accept head coach Bob McKillop’s offer. Tormey is so competitive that he detests the idea of not having basketball in his life. He said one of the reasons that he liked judo “was because I found I could win at it. I like winning a lot; in fact, I’m obsessed with winning and competition.” “This is such a solid program with the right philosophy,” says Tormey, who started playing basketball at age five. “Coach McKillop is a great coach who built this program to the successful spot it enjoys. They just do things the right way here, and I think it’ll be fun to see how far we can go.” Tormey says his brother watched a preseason Davidson practice and found it very similar to what happens at a Blue Devils practice. “He said the teamwork, the stressing of fundamentals, and the practices are almost identical,” Clay said. Tormey’s goals as a walk-on are fairly basic: do whatever he can to help the team while doing everything possible to improve his own game. An excellent student, Tormey found out early in his freshman year at Davidson that he would have to take academics to another level.

Tormey’s bio Before Davidson: Averaged 10 points, five assists and three steals a game as a senior for coach Tony Tucker at Henderson International School • Lettered four seasons • Named firstteam all-state as a junior • Valedictorian of high school class. Personal: Full name is Clayton Tormey • Born Sept. 25, 1990, in Chicago • The son of Mark and Carol Tormey • Has an older brother, Griffin, who was a basketball walk-on at Duke • Has been the U.S. National Judo champion and the North American Judo champion in his age and weight class. “Work that I turned in here would have resulted in a grade of ‘A’ in high school, no problem,” he said. “But I learned quickly that ‘A’s’ are going to be hard to come by here.” History was Tormey’s favorite subject in high school, but he has also shown a knack for economics and math. He has plenty of time before having to decide on a major. As for his basketball, he’s thrilled to get this chance. “Every player on the team has been great to me and offered to help me, even before I learned from Coach McKillop that I could walk on,” he said. “We have a lot of talent, and if we mold together and do what we’re told, I think we should have a great chance to win our conference.” Now that he’s a member of the basketball team, Tormey will have his hands full balancing classes, homework, practice and games. “That’s okay with me,” he says, “because I like my days to be busy.” It’s what you’d expect from a kid who used to run half-mile straight up a 300-foot sand dune.


The Mckillop era Owns Davidson record in career wins with 383 All-time leader in SoCon victories with 220 Five NCAA Tournament appearances Four NIT appearances 2008 National Association of Basketball Coaches Coach of the Year 2008 Coach Clair Bee Award winner 72 of 72 seniors graduated Perfect APR score of 1,000 every year since NCAA began tracking in 2003 Nine 20-win seasons Five SoCon Tournament championships Ten SoCon regular-season titles Three undefeated SoCon seasons 125 victories vs. conference opponents, the most in the country since 2003 38 professional players


BOB MCKILLOP The excitement in Bob McKillop’s voice, the bounce in his step, the enthusiasm that he brings to the practice court and the continuing goals he has for Davidson basketball are more those of a rookie coach than one who has coached the Wildcats with great success going into his 22nd season. A veteran coach who has led Davidson to some of its most scintillating victories, McKillop turned 60 in July. His reputation as a superb coach is established nationally and his program is respected across the vast universe that is college basketball. There’s nothing else for him to prove, is there? Don’t jump to conclusions. McKillop’s dream for Davidson to reach the top of college basketball’s mountain is alive and brimming with hope and expectations. The years haven’t diminished it. The good and the not-so-good hammer home the point. McKillop knows it’s possible for his Wildcats to win the hearts of the nation and stand toe-to-toe with the nation’s top programs because they’ve done it. Reaching the Elite Eight in 2008 by disposing of giants Gonzaga, Georgetown and Wisconsin before losing by a scant two points to national champion Kansas proves that the McKillop dream is not far-fetched. A lot of people discovered Davidson College and Davidson basketball during that magic run. It continues to pay valuable dividends for the Wildcats in recruiting and scheduling. The not-so-good? Last season’s 16-15 record and disappointing end to the season by going out in the first round of the Southern Conference tournament. No postseason basketball for Davidson after five straight years of stretching the season well into March. It wasn’t a bad season upon reflection. After all, the Wildcats were 11-7 in conference play. They had national runner-up Butler on the ropes late in the game at Hinkle Field House. They were within a made free throw of beating what possibly was Cornell’s best team ever in Madison Square Garden. It’s just that 16-15 is no longer acceptable for McKillop’s program. It’s a standard he set. The head coach wants his team to soar again, to rattle the cages of basketball’s big guys. He’s sold his players on it as an attainable goal. “I’m more energized than ever,” he says, pointing out that it could be a response to what he terms last year’s “slide into the world of basketball mediocrity.” He’s Davidson’s coach — the perfect fit, it seems — this particular man and this academic

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giant of a college. As he looks at the world from to happen behind him, holding people accountthe stage of Big Six-O, he says that Davidson has able. From one drill to the other they moved, no been an important part of his life in five decades. wasted motion. Practice fast – and then faster. He was assistant coach at Davidson and later The first half of the first practice was devoted exhead coach. His three children and son-in-law all clusively to defense. Message received. went to Davidson. Defense is a Davidson priority. So this is about more than merely coaching To a somewhat bewildered freshman in that college basketball for McKillop. It’s coaching col- first practice, he said, “You gave up your space lege basketball at Davidson College. He believes without a fight. You were Waltzin’ Matilda up in the mission that takes here and he beat you to place in the classrooms your spot and took your “Coach McKillop is a very dedicated and ex- space.” and he tries to make the perienced coach who gets the most out of his trip from classroom to To another freshbasketball court as seam- players’ potential. He taught me principles of man, “Don’t hippity-hop basketball that went beyond the court and less as possible. in our gym …,” and to into life, like trust, commitment and care. It another, “There will be There will be no slowing down, thank you. says a lot for a coach to remain at one college no soft passes in our In fact, he’s tweaking the for so long and build the program to where it gym.” system that has brought To a veteran, this is now. I am glad to be a part of it.” the program so much sucadmonition, “You’ll probcess. He’s trimming the ably be a doctor some stephen Curry, Golden state Warriors playbook. He compares day, but right now, you the process to Vince need to start listening to Lombardi’s championship Green Bay Packers directions.” when everybody knew they were going to run Does it sound to you like he’s slowed down? the sweep with Paul Hornung, but it was exeIf anything, he’s asking the orchestra to play to a cuted so perfectly that opponents still couldn’t faster beat. If you put in the time, and believe, stop it. and string it all together as a true team, anything Davidson’s “playbook” will be reduced in in basketball is possible. size and simplified, but the players won’t get off Get out the tapes and look for yourself. the hook. They will be expected to execute the • • • • plan with Lombardi-like precision. McKillop’s 2008 Wildcats boarded the team “There will be less out there for them to bus early on a March Sunday afternoon at the worry about,” McKillop says, “but there will be Dearborn Inn and headed over to Ford Field in more focus on getting it done. It will easier for us Detroit. to hold the players accountable.” This was no ordinary trip for a college basDavidson’s first full-team practice of the ketball team. Not when five Detroit police cars – preseason in mid-October saw McKillop hurryemergency lights swirling and sirens blaring — ing from one end of the court to the other, suescorted the Wildcats to the arena. It looked like pervising drills, correcting mistakes that appeared a presidential motorcade.

e McKillop Family (L-R): Sons Brendan and Matt, Bob and Cathy, daughter Kerrin and sonin-law Henry Heil.


BOB MCKILLOP The trip took 15 minstalled at 16. The players utes. With the bright lights tried hard, put in the work, on and 57,563 fans in attenand did their best. Things dance, it was Davidson vs. just didn’t work out. Some mighty Kansas. Millions good has come of it. The more watched on television coach and players are fired around the world, including up, rearing to go, detersome high school kids in mined that the 2010-11 Scotland, Sweden, Pennsylvaseason will be better. nia and North Carolina who There’s no complacency in are freshmen on Davidson’s the Davidson camp. team this year. Kansas ended McKillop’s contract will the epic battle with two more keep him with the school at points than Davidson and least through 2016. Davidwent on to become national son is his home. He wants champions. more banners, champiDavidson had to settle onship banners. for the Elite Eight and beIt’s a great time to be a coming the nation’s sweetWildcat. heart. It was proof positive to • • • • McKillop that his dream was Basketball coaches a realistic one. He still feels that it is. around the nation have long known how tal• • • • ented McKillop is. But when a coach labors just Each morning when McKillop enters his of- out of the national spotlight, it sometimes takes a fice in Davidson’s Baker Sports Complex, he little longer for others to discover and recognize passes an aging December 1968 Sports Illushis good works. Now the world knows about trated magazine that is displayed prominently, Davidson basketball and its head coach. McKilone that has a cover picturing North Carolina’s lop was named 2008 National Coach of the Year Charlie Scott, Kentucky’s Mike Casey and by the National Association of Basketball Davidson’s Mike Maloy, under a headline that Coaches. He received the Coach Clair Bee reads, “Challengers to UCLA.” Award. He was named the Southern Conference Others might have doubted Davidson’s Coach of the Year for the seventh time. Davidson chances of keeping such company, but McKillop has won nine of the last 14 Southern Conference never did. He knew his Wildcats – with dedicaDivision championships, six of the last eight, and tion and hard work – could reach the pinnacle, three of the last four league titles. too. Davidson won 27 games in 1969, the secEvery basketball fan in America knows ond most in school hisabout Davidson now. The tory, finished the season “I don’t know of a person who enjoys teaching dream-maker has spun ranked third in the nathe game of basketball or enjoys coaching more some magic. tion, and fought power- than Bob McKillop. He has confidence in his “Many times you ful North Carolina to the system and recruits players to his system, and only hear about the final second before falling coaches in the power conBob has such a unique way of breaking the 87-85 in the NCAA Elite ferences being great game down for his players. He truly has a Eight. One step from the coaches,” says John Beilein, great love and belief in Davidson College.” Final Four. Lefty Driesell, the highly successful University of Michigan coach. the coach at the time, university of Texas Coach Rick barnes “Bob McKillop is equal or said it was most likely better than any other the best team he ever coach that I know, and I’ve coached against most had at Davidson. It was a good target for McKilliop’s program of the best in the country in my 18 years in Division I.” to aim at. In his heart and soul, he thought Like many outstanding coaches, McKillop Davidson could get there again. If he hadn’t alcloaks himself in mystery, lest he dare become lowed himself this dream, hadn’t had such faith, predictable, a trait coaches aren’t allowed. His rehe wouldn’t have stayed at Davidson for 22 years sume tells an interesting story, one of dedication, as its head basketball coach. He would have discipline, preparation, competitiveness and husought another rainbow where maybe dreams do mility. come true. He was a successful baseball and basketball Back-to-back 29-win seasons in 2007 and player at Chaminade High School in the New 2008 followed by 27 victories in 2009 have the York City High School Catholic League, where dream burning brighter than ever. Maybe reality one of his fellow students in homeroom for four struck in 2010 when the Davidson victory total

years was Bill O’Reilly of the O’Reilly Factor on FOX News. Jack Curran, the coach at rival Archbishop Molloy High, helped him get a basketball scholarship to East Carolina. His last game at East Carolina was in the old Charlotte Coliseum in the 1969 Southern Conference tournament championship game, a 102-76 loss to Davidson, a game that stuck in his mind and later would The MCkilloP file Full Name ........................................Robert McKillop Birthdate ................................................July 13, 1950 Birthplace ..............................................Queens, N.Y. Wife ..................................................................Cathy Children..............................Kerrin, Matt and Brendan Alma Mater................................................Hofstra ‘72 Degree ............................................................History All-time winningest coach in Davidson and Southern Conference history with 383 victories and 220 league wins. 72 of 72 seniors have graduated during the McKillop era. Davidson has a perfect APR score of 1,000 each year since the NCAA began tracking it in 2003.

CoaChinG honoRs NABC NATIONAL COACH OF THE YEAR 2008 COACH CLAIR BEE AWARD 2008 SOCON COACH OF THE YEAR 1994, 1996, 1997, 2002, 2005, 2007, 2008 HUGH DURHAM FINALIST 2007, 2008

ChaMPionshiPs 1996 SOUTHERN CONFERENCE North Division Regular Season 1997 SOUTHERN CONFERENCE North Division Regular Season 1998 SOUTHERN CONFERENCE North Division Regular Season Southern Conference Tournament 2002 SOUTHERN CONFERENCE North Division Regular Season Southern Conference Tournament 2003 SOUTHERN CONFERENCE North Division Regular Season 2004 SOUTHERN CONFERENCE South Division Regular Season 2005 SOUTHERN CONFERENCE South Division Regular Season 2006 SOUTHERN CONFERENCE Southern Conference Tournament 2007 SOUTHERN CONFERENCE South Division Regular Season Southern Conference Tournament 2008 SOUTHERN CONFERENCE South Division Regular Season Southern Conference Tournament NCAA Tournament Regional Finalist 2009 SOUTHERN CONFERENCE South Division Regular Season

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BOB MCKILLOP have major consequences in his life. Ironically, it’s the same arena that saw Davidson lose in the SoCon tournament last year. In his college days, McKillop was homesick and ready to do something about it, so he left East Carolina for Hofstra University where he became the team’s MVP and later was inducted into the Hofstra Basketball Hall of Fame. After graduation in 1972, he signed as a free agent with the Philadelphia 76ers but was cut. The 76ers went 9-72 that season. “I was cut from the worst team in NBA history,” McKillop jokes. Humility surfaces in strange ways, sometimes humorously. Reluctantly accepting the fact that his playing career was over, he took a job teaching history and coaching basketball at Holy Trinity High in Long Island in 1972. After a sparkling 86-25 record as coach, in 1978 McKillop was offered assistant coaching positions at the University of Pennsylvania and Davidson where Eddie Biedenbach had just been named head coach. In making his decision, McKillop recalled his last game for East Carolina, the loss to Davidson, the way the fans celebrated the championship. In making his decision between Penn and Davidson, he visited the Davidson campus in North Mecklenburg, was stricken with its beauty and charm, as well as the mission of the college, and

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the uniqueness of the village. “Davidson, here I come!” The Wildcats went 8-19 that season. Penn went to the NCAA Final Four. Oh, well. After one year on the Davidson staff, a great high school opportunity beckoned at Long Island Lutheran High School. McKillop went there as head basketball coach, director of summer programs and for two years, served as interim headmaster. He compiled a record of 182-51. In his high school coaching career, he won five New York State championships, coached five high school AllAmericas, one of whom was Matt Doherty, former head coach at North Carolina and now in the same position at SMU. “Bob McKillop is easily one of the nation’s best coaches,” Doherty says. “What he has done at Davidson is truly remarkable. He recruits topflight students for one of the country’s top liberal arts colleges and competes in the demanding Southern Conference along with a ridiculously tough non-conference schedule.”

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McKillop accepted the challenge of rebuilding Davidson basketball and became its head coach in 1989. He proceeded cautiously at first, as he learned to mesh what fit at Davidson with his personal philosophy. “Davidson is a special place, a unique place,” McKillop says. “In recruiting and staffing, we must have the right fit otherwise it could lead to frustration and immediate failure.” Davidson has a special blend of academics, social life and athletics. Not all good players with excellent grades are a fit. McKillop’s ability to put the proper people in place has been a leading reason that he has succeeded at such a high level at Davidson. Said Martin Ides, one of McKillop’s former players who went on to play professional basketball in Europe: “There are many things that set Coach McKillop apart from all the coaches I’ve had…However, what I appreciate most is what Coach calls our Davidson ‘basketball family.’ I stay in contact with many of our guys…I would love to be on an all-Davidson team again with Coach McKillop leading the way.” McKillop’s players talk about his leadership, teaching, and confidence. “Coach McKillop is the best at preparing his team,” says Logan Kosmalski, who was an All-Southern Conference player in 2005 and now plays professionally in Sweden. “His knowledge and attention to detail made us feel like we could win against any opponent.” McKillop loves history, politics, Italian cuisine, nice clothes, good books and movies that teach him life’s lessons. A frequent lecturer, he has as many basketball friends in Europe as he does in the United States. He once dreamed of being a U.S. Senator from New York, a notion that has since subsided. His reading preferences lean toward history, politics, leadership, coaching stories, and not much fiction. Four movies rank as his favorites: “Life is Beautiful,” “Michael Collins,” “Godfather” and “Schindler’s List.” “Those movies teach great lessons about life, family, struggles and leadership,” he says. In


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his view, movies should do more than entertain; they should also teach. McKillop cherishes each moment and treats it as gold. Whether it’s on the bus with his team to a road game or waiting for a flight in an airport terminal, he always has work at hand. When a friend was late to a breakfast meeting, McKillop waved it off, saying as he surveyed papers on the table in front of him, “No problem. I had plenty of work to do.” He carries his office with him. He grew up on Long Island and had a fascination with sports for as long as he can remember. He loved Army football and the legacy of the Black Knights of the Hudson. The first college basketball game that he saw in person was at Alumni Hall, St. John’s vs. NYU. He loved going to games at Alumni Hall and Madison Square Garden and dreamed of playing for NYU, a powerhouse at the time. Although he’s been in North Carolina for 22 years, he hasn’t lost the sharp edges of his New York brogue. His phone mail message begins, “How ya doin’?” His metaphors, which he often uses, speak of “Broadway stages” and “magical carpet rides.” His coaching career at Davidson has been spectacular by any barometer: 383-248, the longest tenure of any Davidson basketball coach, more victories than any coach in school history, and his 220 Southern Conference wins – including three undefeated seasons in league play — are more than any coach in league history. He’s won 10 Southern Conference division titles, five SoCon tournament championships and taken his team to five NCAA tournaments and four postseason NITs. All this winning hasn’t come at any academic sacrifice, as all of his Davidson seniors have graduated. Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski calls McKillop “a sensational coach.” Texas coach Rick Barnes says, “There are some great coaches out there who deserve recognition, and Bob is at the very top of that list.” McKillop derived his basketball philosophy from many sources: Lou Carnesecca, Al and

Frank McGuire, Jack Curran, Frank Morris, Paul special place,” Coach McKillop says. “One reaLynner, Dean Smith, John Wooden, Red Auerson our teams have been so united and close is bach, Ettore Messina and others. He’s studied the because we reflect the total Davidson philosophy. winning ways of former college football coaches Our players remain close long after they leave Ara Parseghian, Bud Wilkinson and Knute Davidson.” Rockne. “I’ve stolen from the best,” he says, When McKillop thinks back to playing laughing. against Davidson in 1969, he reflects on the job McKillop’s demanding practices are planned Lefty Driesell did in putting the Wildcats in the to the second. He stresses fundamentals, is a disnation’s Top 10 and twice taking them to the ciplinarian as well as a stickler for details, but his NCAA Elite Eight. “What Lefty Driesell and his players always know he cares. players did is one of the greatest stories in college Jouni Eho, one of McKillop’s former players basketball history,” McKillop says. now playing overseas, was married in the sumWith Lefty in attendance for two of the mer of 2005. McKillop attended the ceremony – NCAA tournament games, the story was rein Finland. “That was peated by the 2008 Wildvery special to me,” Eho cats. Back to the Elite “When coaches in Europe talk about the in- Eight, a ranking of 9th in says. fluence of American coaches in helping build the nation in the final Terrell Ivory, now up the international game of basketball, Bob 2008 college basketball Davidson’s director of McKillop is on a short list with guys like basketball operations, poll, an All-America selecoften was present when Dean Smith, Hubie Brown and Bob Knight. tion in Stephen Curry. McKillop was recruiting Because he has given them his valuable time Davidson basketball through the years, they figured out long ago his brother, Titus, who returned to the “Broadway what college basketball fans have discovered eventually chose Penn stage.” A great season that State over Davidson. produced a pleasant, liferecently - Bob is a great coach.” “Even though Titus long memory, but it’s the fran fraschilla, esPn basketball analyst didn’t go to Davidson, past. That’s the way when my father died, McKillop views it. Coach McKillop was at One of his admonithe funeral,” Terrell said. “I said then that I tions to his players is “next play,” or don’t dwell wanted to play for this man. He’s like a second in the past, good or bad. father to me.” For his 22nd time at Davidson, the scoreMcKillop runs several miles most days, board for his program reads 0-0, ready to turn never gains an ounce and as his assistants can atthe page and write a new chapter. The dream is test, often gets so lost in his work that he can go still alive, burning brightly. a full day without eating. Sweets are a weakness, And not at all likely to dim. though, and he attacks a bag of chocolate chip cookies the way a woodpecker works on a sugar maple. Maybe even adds chocolate syrup on top of a chocolate brownie. McKillop and his wife Cathy, a knowledgeable basketball person in her own right, have three children – Kerrin Heil, 30, a 2002 Davidson graduate who married Henry Heil, another Davidson alum in August 2008; Matthew, 27, who graduated from Davidson five years ago after playing for his father for four years, and came back two years ago to join the Davidson coaching staff as an assistant; and Brendan, 22, a senior co-captain on this year’s Davidson McKillop guided the Team USA U18 Team to a Silver Medal in the 2008 FIBA Americas Championship (photo courtesy of Steve team. Maikoski). “Davidson College is a

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BOB MCKILLOP’S GRADUATES Class of 1990 edward Gaines Cardiovascular Specialist Scios Inc. Tallahassee, Fla.

Class of 1995 Tim Caldwell High School Teacher and Coach Louisville, Ky. George spain Pro Basketball — Sweden

Maurice “Mo” Gray Commercial Lender Washington Mutual Miramar, Fla. Jeff harris Neurologist Huntsville, Ala. alan hunter Century Chemical Controller Jonesboro, Ga. a.J. Morgan Vice President of Amateur Sports Division Bollinger Insurance Caldwell, N.J. Jay schmitt Director of Business Development Strategic Benefits Advisors Atlanta, Ga. dick seidel Sales Representative Ticor Title Insurance Chicago, Ill. Class of 1991 Turner Gilmore Attorney, Teacher Miramar, Fla. Thomas helland Sports Consultant Blue Sombrero Atlanta, Ga. darry strickland Asst. Principal and Head Coach Bell Multicultural High School Washington, D.C. Class of 1992 Paul denmond Insurance Agent Metropolitan Life Insurance Houston, Texas Paul drobnitch Director of Business Development Stryker Communications Dallas, Texas

e class of 2002. Class of 1993 J.d. heuer President, Founder Altos Medical, LLC Raleigh, N.C. Matt Matheny Head Basketball Coach Elon College Elon, N.C. detlef Musch Pro Basketball France, Italy, Germany Class of 1994 Ronald horton Assistant VP of Client Access Bank of America Charlotte, N.C. Janko narat Computer Programmer Lucent Technologies Columbia, Md. Pro Basketball — Slovenia Chris shields Financial Advisor Blue Cross/Blue Shield Durham, N.C. Jason Zimmerman Head Basketball Coach Emory University Atlanta, Ga.

Quinn harwood Youth Pastor Amateur Support Tustin, Calif. Pro Basketball — CBA Mark McGuire Professor John Abbott College Quebec, Canada Ph.D. — Cornell University brandon Williams Director of NBA Operations National Basketball Association New York, N.Y. Pro Basketball — NBA: Atlanta, New York, San Antonio, Golden State; CBA; France, Greece, Germany, Italy Class of 1997 Jay arial Master’s Program George Mason University Teacher and Basketball Coach Christ Church School Alexandria, Va. narcisse ewodo Pro Basketball — France, Italy, Germany Class of 1998 billy armstrong Founder and Director Hoop Dreamz Basketball New Jersey Pro Basketball — Kosovo, Belgium Mark donnelly Commercial Real Estate Agent Stafford Smith Commercial Realty Manasquan, N.J. Pro Basketball — Italy Chris stec Asst. Director of Safety, Education and Instruction American Canoe Association Fredericksburg, Va.

sterling freeman Executive Director Wildacres Leadership Durham, N.C.

Class of 1999 david burns Circulation Manager Charlotte Observer Cornelius, N.C.

Paul Rybiski Marketing Representative, IT Sales Avnet Sydney, Australia

Conor Grace, class of 2005.

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Class of 1996 Chris alpert NBDL - VP of Basketball Operations New York, N.Y. Pro Basketball — France Jeff anderson Sr. Developing Manager Bankston Partners Charlotte, N.C.

ben ebong Pro Basketball — CBA; Australia, Spain, Argentina, Germany, Turkey


BOB MCKILLOP’S GRADUATES Chadd holmes Middle School Teacher Fort Myers, Fla. Pro Basketball — Ireland

Matt Mckillop Assistant Basketball Coach Davidson College Pro Basketball — Czech Republic

ali Ton Assistant Basketball Coach UC Irvine Irvine, Calif. Pro Basketball — Turkey

Jason Morton Wellington Management Company Philadelphia, Pa. brendan Winters Pro Basketball — France, Germany, Hungary

Class of 2000 Jeff bergmann Financial Advisor Bank One Chicago, Ill.

Class of 2007 lamar hull Pharmaceutical Sales Pro Basketball — England

davor halbauer Pro Basketball — Croatia, Ireland, Kosovo

e class of 2008.

landry kosmalski Assistant Basketball Coach Davidson College Pro Basketball — Sweden, France

Terrell ivory Assistant Basketball Coach Davidson College Pro Basketball — England

stephen Marshall Research Coordinator Behavioral Health Center - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, Pa. Pro Basketball — Germany, The Netherlands

nick booker Director of Basketball Operations UC Irvine Irvine, Calif.

Class of 2002 Michael bree Irish Junior National Coach Pro Basketball — France, Germany, Sweden, Spain, Poland emeka erege Pro Basketball — France, Germany Martin ides Pro Basketball — Czech Republic, Italy, Greece, Germany Chris Pearson Sports Agent Two Points Italy Pro Basketball — France, Italy, Greece fernando Tonella Investment Banking UK IB Consultant Factset Europe, Ltd. London, England Pro Basketball — France

Class of 2005 Conor Grace Pro Basketball — Italy, Sweden, Greece, Netherlands logan kosmalski Pro Basketball — France, Poland, Germany, Sweden Class of 2006 eric blancett Commercial Real Estate Analyst Bank of America Atlanta, Ga.

Class of 2008 boris Meno Pro Basketball — Czech Republic Jason Richards Assistant Video Coordinator for Basketball University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, Pa. Pro Basketball — Miami Heat, NBDL Thomas sander Loan Workout Analyst Wachovia New York, N.Y. Class of 2009 Can Civi Financial Consultant Optcapital Charlotte, N.C.

Chris Clunie Coordinator of Basketball Operations NBA International New York, N.Y.

andrew lovedale Pro Basketball - France

kenny Grant Pro Basketball — France, Romania, Sweden

Max Paulhus Gosselin Head Boys’ Basketball Coach Champlain College Saint Lambert St-Lambert, Quebec

ian Johnson Pro Basketball — Spain, Sweden, Czech Republic, Hungary

Class of 2003 Pete anderer Manager Tabla Restaurant New York, N.Y. Pro Basketball — Germany

Class of 2010 Will archambault Pursuing professional basketball career bryant barr Pro Basketball - France Actuarial Analyst Mercer Chicago, Ill.

Wayne bernard Pro Basketball — Israel, Greece, Sweden, France, Finland, Germany

dan nelms Web Developer Amzini Enterprises Owner Web101dev Charlotte, N.C.

Michel lusakueno Business School Chapel Hill, N.C. Class of 2004 Jouni eho Project Manager North European Logistics Group Kotka, Finland Pro Basketball — Finland

John falconi Financial Analyst ESPN, Inc. New York, N.Y. Graduate school, University of Connecticut

steve Rossiter Skills Trainer Xcel Sports Performance Company New Jersey

Max Paulhus Gosselin, class of 2009.

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BOB MCKILLOP’S COACHING TREE

Matt Matheny Elon Head Coach - 2009-Pres. Davidson Assistant - 1993-2009 Davidson Lettermen - 1991-93

Duggar Baucom VMI Head Coach - 2006-Pres. Davidson Assistant - 1995-96

Matt Doherty SMU Head Coach - 2006-Pres. Davidson Assistant - 1989-92 Long Island Lutheran Lettermen - 1976-80

Tom Pecora Fordham Head Coach - 2010-Pres. Long Island Lutheran Assistant - 1979-81

Jason Zimmerman Emory Head Coach - 2007-Pres. Davidson Assistant - 1996-2003 Davidson Lettermen - 1990-94

Don Hogan West Florida Head Coach - 1993-2009 Coastal Carolina Associate - 2009-Pres. Davidson Assistant - 1990-93 Bob McKillop Davidson Head Coach - 1989-Pres. Long Island Lutheran Head Coach - 1979-89 Davidson Assistant Coach - 1978-79 Holy Trinity Head Coach - 1973-78

More Mckillop Connections in Coaching Former Davidson Players Name at Davidson Current Nick Booker 2000-04 Director of Operations, Cal-Irvine 1998-2002 Head Asst. Coach, Bakersfield,NBDL Michael Bree Terrell Ivory 2000-04 Director of Operations, Davidson Landry Kosmalski 1996-2000 Assistant Coach, Davidson Matt McKillop 2002-06 Assistant Coach, Davidson Max Paulhus Gosselin 2005-09 Head Coach, Champlain St. Lambert Jason Richards 2004-08 Asst. Video Coordinator, Pittsburgh Ali Ton 1995-99 Assistant Coach, Cal-Irvine

Steve Shurina Western Carolina Head Coach - 2000-05 Davidson Assistant - 1992-99

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Will Roberson Tim Sweeney

Former Davidson Staff 2002-05 Assistant Coach, Elon 2006-08 Assistant Coach, Elon

Mike Kelly Rhode Island Coll. Head Coach - 2001-04 Bryant University Assistant - 2008-Pres. Davidson Assistant - 1990-93


ASSISTANT COACH JIM FOX Beginning his 10th season as an assistant coach to Bob McKillop at Davidson, Jim Fox has participated up close in one of the most successful stretches of basketball in the school’s history. It’s been a journey that saw the 2008 Wildcats defeat three powerhouse programs en route to the NCAA Elite Eight before losing by two points to eventual national champion Kansas. Fox’s nine years on McKillop’s staff have produced an overall record of 183-72 and a dominating mark of 129-27 against rival teams from the tough Southern Conference. The Wildcats played postseason basketball in five of those years – three times in the NCAA tournament and twice in the NIT. “It’s no coincidence that our program has enjoyed consistent success since Jim Fox joined Jim Fox our staff in August Assistant Coach 2001,” Coach McKil10th Season lop says. “Each year, we’ve asked him to wear more hats and take on additional coaching responsibilities, and he hasn’t missed a beat. This versatility has prepared him well to be a head coach, and he’s certainly ready for that challenge.” Fox’s varied basketball background has helped him cultivate recruiting contacts all over the country. McKillop has given him opportunities to participate in all facets of Davidson’s program: recruiting, scheduling, scouting, game preparation and on-court teaching. “I love coming to work every morning and helping coach the young men that we bring to Davidson as student-athletes,” Fox says. “We work with excellent students who are also good basketball players who are more than willing to work hard to become great.” Fox’s rapport with the players is such that they feel comfortable talking with him not only about basketball but also issues that pop up in the lives of all college students. He’s a good listener, a characteristic aided by his valuable experience as a successful high school coach in New York State. The longest-tenured assistant coach on Davidson staff ’s, Fox, a native of Levittown, N.Y., spent five years as associate head coach at St. Dominic High School in Oyster Bay, N.Y., and one year as the school’s athletic director. As head coach of the freshman team, he directed the St. Dominic frosh to an amazing record of 55-1 and four consecutive Catholic High School championships. He also taught government, economics, criminal justice and psychology at the high school.

Fox graduated in 1995 from the State University of New York at Geneseo College, earning his degree in political science. His father retired as a chief U.S. Probation Officer and his mother retired as a school principal at a Catholic elementary school on Long Island. In his off time, Fox’s father ran a youth basketball program on Long Island, and Fox began coaching in the program when he was still in high school. It was obvious then that coaching was in his blood. However, he also held a keen interest in working in federal law enforcement. He interned with the U.S. Secret Service between his junior and senior years in college and seriously considered joining the Service as a career. But seeing how much enjoyment and fulfillment his father received from working with young men in basketball, it influenced him to give coaching a try, which he did with tremendous success at St. Dominic. It was a good decision. Players that love the game so much that they find it hard to leave the gym are commonly referred to in basketball vernacular as “gym rats.” If they had a similar term to describe coaches, Fox would fit it. His love and respect of the game is deeply held. In addition to coaching at St. Dominic, Fox was also head coach and director of the Long Island Lightning AAU Basketball Club, where one of his players was Matt McKillop, Coach McKillop’s son and a three-year starter at Davidson who is also an assistant coach in his father’s program. Fox coached more than 20 players who went on to play college basketball. Fox has had a long acquaintance with Coach McKillop, first meeting him when McKillop was a highly-successful coach at Long Island Lutheran High School. When McKillop offered Fox a job at Davidson, Fox quickly accepted. “I knew Coach McKillop as a person and a coach,” Fox says, “and I knew working for him and learning from him would be great for my career. Coach lets his assistants get involved in all areas of coaching. The work ethic in the Davidson program runs from the coaches to the players. Everyone is working towards a common goal: to get to the NCAA tournament and be successful in it.” Fox is single and lives in Davidson. His brother, Jeff, is a lawyer, and his sister, Jen, is a nurse. Coach Fox loves golf, tennis, politics and rooting for his beloved New York Yankees. But mostly he’s a college basketball coach who has played a prominent role in Davidson’s success in the sport, including multiple conference championships and dramatic victories in the NCAA tournament while continuing to help recruit top students and excellent players so the Wildcats can maintain this success well into the future.

The fox file Full Name . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .James Patrick Fox Birthdate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Oct. 2, 1973 Birthplace . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Queens, N.Y. Alma Mater . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .SUNY-Geneseo ‘95 Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Political Science High School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Chaminade

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ASSISTANT COACH LANDRY KOSMALSKI There’s nothing much about college basketball that Landry Kosmalski, the newest member of Davidson’s coaching staff, doesn’t enjoy. That includes recruiting, which bedevils some coaches. Even though it’s not an exact science at any college, recruiting is more complex at Davidson given the college’s rigorous academic standards. “The pool of prospects is smaller for us because of Davidson’s academic requirements,” Kosmalski says, “but I still enjoy it. I like meeting coaches and talking with them as well as evaluating players.” Nothing that Kosmalski encounters at Davidson should surprise him. He went through the recruiting experience himself as a Texas high school player and then enjoyed four productive years at Davidson playing for coach Bob McKillop. He averaged almost 13 points Landry Kosmalski a game for his fourAssistant Coach year career and eight Fourth Season rebounds. His 877 rebounds rank third on Davidson’s all-time list, and he stands 13th in career scoring with 1,438 points. McKillop says Kosmalski’s loyalty, passion for the game and talent for coaching make him a perfect fit for the Wildcats’ staff. He fills an opening which came about in 2009, when former associate head coach Matt Matheny was named head coach at Elon University. Kosmalski has stepped seamlessly into his coaching duties. He not only played for McKillop but coached under him at Davidson as an assistant from 2004-06. He is familiar with Davidson’s system, ranging from its motion offense to its carefully designed team defense to McKillop’s insistence on taking care of all details. “I know what the players are going through since I played in the system,” Kosmalski said. “It provides much freedom for the players as long as they get it from within the system. We recruit good students here who are also good players, and it’s fun to coach them.” Kosmalski brings vast experience to his new job. In addition to his playing and coaching experiences at Davidson, he played professional basketball in Europe for four years and was an assistant coach for a professional team in Sweden for one season, during which time he also served as head coach of the franchise’s developmental team. “I played for five different coaches in four years in Europe,” Kosmalski said. “They all went about their jobs in different ways, and I learned from each of them.” Kosmalski found new learning streams when he

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took the dual position of head basketball coach and Dean of Students at The Webb School in Knoxville, Tenn. “Serving in the position of a head coach was a great experience for me,” Kosmalski said. “I wanted the experience of being a head coach and knew I probably wouldn’t get that opportunity in college for a long time. At The Webb School, I handled all of the details that fall on the shoulders of a head coach, such as planning practice and taking care of travel plans. It was invaluable experience.” So was being Dean of Students. It wasn’t totally unlike coaching but was certainly different in many ways. Kosmalski found himself handling disciplinary cases. It emphasized the important of maintaining poise and not making rash decisions. “I learned to gather all of the facts and not to judge until all the facts were in,” he said. Kosmalski comes from a basketball family. His father, Len, played for the University of Tennessee from 1970-74 and his younger brother, Logan, played two years for Davidson after transferring from Baylor. Logan now plays professionally in Germany. Kosmalski thought for some time that he wanted to be a coach, but it became a certainty in his mind during his last year of playing professionally in France. Why coaching? “I like the commitment and enthusiasm that you find in college basketball,” he says. “Players that reach this level have worked hard for many years to get here. They’ve shown dedication and commitment, and they all want to be good players.” Davidson has an eclectic group of big men this year, and Kosmalski will get a chance to help teach them within the framework of McKillop’s system. “Our players are good people, and they all want to learn,” Kosmalski said. “Coach Kosmalski played as a big guy in this program,” said Steve Rossiter, a four-year lettermen and 2010 Davidson graduate. “He was on the staff here my first and last years at Davidson, and his experiences enable him to identify with what we’re going through as players and students.” Kosmalski is married to Lauren Santi, a former cheerleader at the University of Alabama who also worked for two years in Davidson’s office of sports information. They live in Davidson, a short distance from the campus. Kosmalski’s commitment to coaching is so strong that he says he doubts that he could hold a regular job in another field. “We keep score in this profession,” he said. “When we go home after a game, there’s no doubting who won and who lost. I think I’d miss the competition too much to work in another field.”

The kosMalski file Full Name . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Landry Kosmalski Birthdate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .May 1, 1978 Birthplace . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Nashville, Tenn. Wife . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Lauren Alma Mater . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Davidson ‘00 Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .History High School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Trinity

CoaChinG hisToRy 2009-Pres. Assistant Coach 2007-09 Head Coach 2004-06 Assistant Coach

Davidson The Webb School Davidson

Landry with his wife, Lauren.


ASSISTANT COACH MATT MCKILLOP Matt McKillop is back chasing a dream that he set aside for a year or two. McKillop, now an assistant coach on his father’s staff at Davidson, always thought that he wanted to be a coach. Things changed somewhat, though, after McKillop and six other senior players graduated from Davidson in 2006. They won the Southern Conference championship and played Ohio State a close game in the first round of the NCAA tournament before losing. The senior class was extremely close so it was an emotional time Matt McKillop when the season ended. Those seven guys would never again play together on the same team. Had to come to grips with it, but it took time. Unsure about a possible coaching career, he accepted an offer to Matt McKillop play professional basAssistant Coach ketball in the Czech ird Season Republic, an experience that wasn’t all that it might have been. Furthermore, he injured his knee and within three months returned home to have surgery. McKillop took a job with the NBA Charlotte Bobcats in marketing. It kept him close to basketball only in the sense that he worked for a basketball franchise. Marketing and coaching are light years different. He missed the direct contact with the sport and realized that he really did want to coach. He waited until Davidson’s season was over before talking to his father about it. He sent out job resumes to coaches, made phone calls, built contacts. Then he caught a break, a good one. Jason Zimmerman, a former Davidson player and assistant coach to Bob McKillop, was named head coach at Emory, a Division III program. Matt McKillop called to inquire about his chances of becoming his assistant coach. Things worked out and Zimmerman hired him. He and McKillop traveled far and wide talking to high school players with good academic standing to consider Emory. Division III offers no athletic scholarships, just financial aid based on need. It makes recruiting extremely dicey, especially at a

prestigious academic school such as Emory. You want a challenging coaching job? Try locating players that are talented enough to win at a competitive Division III program, who also are good students, and then tell them there are no athletic scholarships available. You’ll find out in a hurry if you really want to be a coach. Coach Zimmerman is special, though, and certainly has the talent, skills and determination to get the job done. It will take him some time, but he’ll do it. When Davidson made its remarkable run to the Elite Eight in 2008, Matt McKillop was present for the Southern Conference tournament, as well as the NCAA tournament games in Raleigh and Detroit. Davidson basketball was still an important part of his life, understandably so. When Tim Sweeney resigned from the Davidson staff to take another coaching job, McKillop went through the process of applying for the position and was hired. Working for his father has taken very little adjustment, he believes. After all, he grew up with him in the same house talking basketball and reviewing strategy. He played for him for four years. He knows the system well and what his father expects. He’s quite familiar with assistant coaches Jim Fox and Landry Kosmalski, as well as one of his former teammates, Terrell Ivory, now Davidson’s director of basketball operations. The get acquainted period for Matt lasted all of about 15 minutes. He is involved in all aspects of the program: recruiting, editing tapes for scouting and teaching purposes, and in practice, he will scrimmage a lot with the scout squad when they go against players who get the bulk of Davidson’s playing time. Matt will push the regulars and challenge them to become better. “I love all aspects of coaching,” he says. “I didn’t know exactly how busy my father was and how many demands are made on his time. It’s amazing to me that he’s been able to handle that kind of schedule for so long.” Matt McKillop has seen the other side – life without basketball. Now that he’s back, he’s not worried about working long hours or the pressures that coaches face. “I’m doing something that I truly love at the place that I want to do it.” Who could ask for more than that?

The MCkilloP file Full Name . . . . . . . . . . . .Matthew Robert McKillop Birthdate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .March 22, 1983 Birthplace . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Long Island, N.Y. Alma Mater . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Davidson ‘06 Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .History High School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Charlotte Catholic

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DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS TERRELL IVORY Terrell Ivory experienced a little bit of everything during his four-year playing career at Davidson. Overall it was a great time, although he’s much fonder of some memories than others. His 2002 team won the Southern Conference championship and was sent to Albuquerque, N.M., to play to play fourth-seeded Ohio State in the NCAA tournament. Although a heavy underdog, the Wildcats outplayed Ohio State for 39 minutes before losing the game, 69-64. The next season didn’t end quite so well for Ivory and his teammates, but he learned that in college basketball, anything is possible. The Wildcats went 11-5 in the Southern Conference in 2003, and on March 1, in Belk Arena, closed out the regular season with an Terrell “TI” Ivory Director of Operations 84-49 shellacking of VMI. Five days later ird Season the two teams met again in Charleston in the SoCon tournament, and the Keydets won, 66-60. Therein rests the beauty of college basketball: exciting, unpredictable, never count an underdog out. Those elements and a deep love for the game have led Ivory into a career of coaching, with this being his third year on Davidson’s staff as director of basketball operations. “I am thrilled to be back,” Ivory says. “The coaches here knew that if a job opening occurred on staff and I had a chance to get it, I would probably take it.” The opening came after the 2007-08 season when Jeremy Henney returned to his native state of Indiana as head coach of a high school basketball program. Ivory, known to former teammates and friends as “T.I.,” didn’t know exactly what he wanted to do when he graduated from Davidson in the spring of 2004. He was sure, however, that basketball was still in his blood. He wasn’t ready to give it up. He went to Manchester, England, to play basketball for a year. “There’s nothing better than getting paid to play basketball,” Ivory says of the experience. Professional basketball teams in Europe don’t usually play but one game a week, so T.I. had plenty of time on his hands. He took the oppor-

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tunity to spend two days a week coaching basketball to high school students. He enjoyed the coaching experience so much that after one year in England, he returned to the United States to accept a job at Blair Academy, a New Jersey prep school. He interned there his first year, and the following two years, he was an assistant basketball coach and Algebra II teacher, who lived in a campus dormitory. Joe Mantegna was head coach at Blair, and Ivory learned a good bit about running a program while working as his assistant coach. “He runs his program like a college program,” Ivory says. “I met a lot of college coaches who came to our campus looking at some of our players. Coach Mantegna worked hard to help his players get into good academic schools that played either Division I or Division III basketball.” Ivory must have learned his lessons well because at the end of the 2007-08 season, he was offered the head basketball coaching job at a prep school in New England. He declined in anticipation that a job opening might occur on the Davidson staff for which he could apply. When Henney left for Indiana, Ivory found himself on his way back to Davidson. Welcome home. He grew up in Huntersville, played high school ball at North Mecklenburg High School, spent four years playing with the Wildcats where he was popular with his teammates, coaches and the fans that follow Davidson basketball. “It’s an unbelievably great feeling to be back at Davidson and working with the coaches and players in this program,” Ivory said. “I knew the job would entail a lot of work, but I was still surprised by just how much work. But I’m not complaining, because this is a wonderful opportunity for me.” Ivory said that even though he and his Davidson teammates worked hard, he was nonetheless taken aback by just how hard the current players work and how dedicated and committed they are. “I don’t think many people understand how good the kids in this program are or how hard they work,” he said. “These players are always in the gym and are completely committed to getting better. They certainly deserved all the good things that come their way.” Is Ivory happy that he made the career decision to become a coach? “Absolutely, I am,” he replied. “I want to be a head coach in college eventually, and there’s no place better to learn than right here.”

The ivoRy file Full Name . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Terrell Lamarque Ivory Birthdate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jan. 16, 1981 Birthplace . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Charlotte, N.C. Alma Mater . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Davidson ‘04 Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Sociology High School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .North Mecklenburg

CoaChinG hisToRy 2008-Pres. Dir. of Operations 2005-2008 Assistant Coach

Davidson Blair Academy


SUPPORT STAFF administrative assistant A familiar face, Susan Mercer returned to the men’s basketball program in 2005. She spent 11 years as the staff assistant from 1989-2000, and it is as if she never left her post. Among her duties are managing various athlete and alumni databases, Susan Mercer organizing files and invoices, answering the phones and making hotel and meal arrangements for the team and coaches. “Susan ties it all together,” said Coach McKillop. “Her bright smile and friendly voice signals a warm welcome to all who come into contact with the Davidson basketball program.” Mercer joined the Davidson athletics department as basketball staff assistant in 1989. She previously worked for Reeves Brothers in Cornelius, and for two years as a sales representative for First Union National Bank in Davidson. In between her stints on staff, she worked from home for an adoption agency. Mercer placed 25 Romanian children in North Carolina homes. Mercer graduated in 1982 from North Mecklenburg High School. She and her husband, Garry, reside in Mooresville and have four children — Buddy (27), Caitlin (12), Christopher (11) and Lydia (8). athletic Trainer In his ninth year at Davidson, Ray Beltz serves as the athletic trainer for the Wildcat men’s basketball team. He earned his undergraduate degree from East Stroudsburg in 2000 and is working towards his master’s degree from his alma Ray Beltz mater. The Davidson College Sports Medicine facilities are among the best in the region. In the training room, there are many of the modern, technological machines that aid in the recovery from injuries, including ultrasound and electric stimulation. There are also three whirlpool tubs, a hydroculator and a paraffin bath. OrthoCarolina in Charlotte serves as Davidson’s primary orthopedic consultant, and Dr. Don

D’Alessandro is the Wildcats’ team physician. Dr. Skip Barkley, a general practitioner at University Family Physicians, also acts as one of the department’s primary physicians.

student director of operations After two seasons as a student manager for the Davidson men’s basketball program, Billy Thom is in his second season in his current role, student director of basketball operations. “We are very pleased to have Billy as our stuBilly om dent director of operations,” said Coach McKillop. “Billy has become a valuable and vital member of our team. He has a terrific work ethic and continues to demonstrate a very bright young mind for basketball.” Thom coordinates capturing the in-game video for scouting purposes and assists in facilitating film exchange with Davidson opponents. He served as the assistant camp director for the Bob McKillop Basketball Camp at Davidson in 2007 and 2008, an overnight camp with over 1,000 campers. During the summer, Thom is a volunteer assistant coach for the Croton-Harmon High School basketball program and the Hudson Valley squad that competes in the Empire State Games. The son of Mary Ellen and Bill Thom, Billy is a native of Cold Spring, N.Y., and a graduate of CrotonHarmon High School. He is a senior Spanish major at Davidson.

equipment Room Brian Barmes begins his fifth year as the head equipment manager. Barmes manages the equipment room, which serves all 21 Davidson varsity sports. Prior to coming to Davidson, Barmes was a sales representative for Brian Barmes Riddell and served a pair Equipment Manager of one year stints with the Florida Bobcats and Georgia Force of the AFL. Joining Barmes is faithful assistant Will DuBose, who attended Fayetteville Tech for two years prior to joining the Davidson staff in the fall of 1983. Now in his 28th season, only one coach has been with Will Dubose the department longer. Asst. Equipment Manager

sports information Marc Gignac is in his fourth season as the Davidson sports information director and oversees the day-to-day operation of the sports information office, including all publications and the Web site, DavidsonWildcats.com. He serves as the primary Marc Gignac sports information contact for football and men’s basketball. The Charlotte, N.C., native earned in his bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication from the University of North Carolina in 1997 and his master’s degree in sport administration from Canisius College in 1999.

student Managers

Ryan Ansel

Ford Higgins

David Sikule

Will oni

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DAVIDSON RADIO NETWORK Veteran broadcast journalist John Kilgo will be the radio play-by-play voice for Davidson for the 11th straight season. Although Kilgo graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1957, his roots to Davidson College go back to July 1966, when former college president Grier Martin convinced him to leave a job as columnist for The Charlotte News to become the first full-time sports information director for the Wildcats. It was an exciting time to be around Davidson’s athletic department as Lefty Driesell built a national powerhouse in basketball and Homer Smith took the school’s football team to the Tangerine Bowl to play Vanderbilt. After working for Davidson, Kilgo returned to Charlotte to become news and sports director for Big WAYS Radio, the first true Top-40 radio station in the Carolinas and the top-rated station in Charlotte. In his 18 years there and in addition to his radio responsibilities, Kilgo started a chain of eight weekly newspapers that served Charlotte and surrounding areas, including North Mecklenburg. While at Big WAYS, Kilgo was the play-byplay man for UNC Charlotte’s basketball games for seven seasons, including the school’s run to the NIT finals in 1976 and the Final Four in 1977. Kilgo moved across Charlotte to rival broadcaster Jefferson-Pilot in 1984, where he eventually became general manager of WBT Radio as well as general manager of J-P Sports Enterprises. One of his roles at J-P was to produce the weekly television show for former UNC basketball coach Dean Smith and to conduct Smith’s weekly call-in radio show that was heard on more than 50 stations. Kilgo co-authored Smith’s memoirs, “A Coach’s Life,” which was published by Random House and became a national bestseller. He and Smith later did a second book, “The Carolina Way,” which was published by Penguin Press. Kilgo lives in Davidson and continues his writing from his home office. His expertise has been invaluable in the production of recent Davidson media guides, including the 2010-11 version. He has written and edited almost all of the copy you are enjoying. Joining Kilgo for his third season will be Ken Hall, a former manager for the men’s basketball team. Hall began his broadcasting career with the Davidson men’s basketball team prior to the 2008-09 season and also has provided color analysis for Davidson football games in 2009 and 2010.

Coach McKillop does his postgame show with Kilgo after every contest.

Kilgo and color man Ken Hall (left) bring fans every game on the Davidson Radio Network.

Veteran Charlotte Observer reporters Stan Olson (left) and Tom Sorenson (middle) found time to chat with Kilgo.

davidson Radio network All of Davidson’s games can be heard on either WHIP 1350 AM out of Mooresville, WXRC 95.7 FM out of Charlotte or WGNC 1450 AM out of Gastonia. In addition, the broadcasts can be heard via TEAMLINE at (800) 846-4700, ext. 1143, and on the internet via TEAMLINE on the Davidson web site, www.DavidsonWildcats.com. MI-Connection in Davidson and Mooresville also provides the audio broadcast on its local television station, Ch. 4.

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LeBron James stopped by for a halftime interview when the ‘Cats played Wisconsin in Detroit in 2008.


2009-10 RESULTS DATE 11/14/09 11/19/09 11/20/09

OPPONENT at Butler ^ vs South Florida ^ vs La Salle

SCORE 62-73 58-65 70-84

W/L L L L

ATTEND 6713 2115 2391

HIGH POINTS (13)ALLISON, Ben (14)ARCHAMBAULT, Will (19)BARR, Bryant

11/22/09 11/25/09

^ vs Penn State FREDONIA STATE

57-59 78-37

L W

459 3472

(13)COHEN, Jake (22)ARCHAMBAULT, Will

11/28/09 12/03/09

RHODE ISLAND * at The Citadel

65-75 74-63

L W

3731 1487

(16)COHEN, Jake (21)ARCHAMBAULT, Will

12/05/09 12/12/09 12/17/09 12/20/09 12/21/09 12/28/09 12/30/09

* at College of Charleston ~ at Gonzaga TCNJ ! vs Cornell ! vs Hofstra PENN UMASS

55-67 91-103 90-49 88-91 61-52 79-50 63-61

L L W L (ot) W W W

3062 13176 2431 5780 5210 3877 4122

(10)ARCHAMBAULT, Will (16)COHEN, Jake (23)COHEN, Jake (18)COHEN, Jake (18)COHEN, Jake (19)MCKILLOP, Brendan (18)KUHLMAN, JP

01/04/10 01/09/10

* SAMFORD * APPALACHIAN STATE

66-56 68-78

W L

3272 5109

(20)MCKILLOP, Brendan (18)KUHLMAN, JP

01/13/10 01/16/10

* at Furman * at Wofford

86-81 62-68

W L

2108 2448

01/20/10 01/23/10 01/28/10 01/30/10

* WESTERN CAROLINA * at Georgia Southern * COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON * THE CITADEL

67-77 91-87 86-71 67-63

L W W W (ot)

4624 2585 4619 2673

(15)ARCHAMBAULT, Will (15)COHEN, Jake (15)KUHLMAN, JP (15)ALLISON, Ben (18)KUHLMAN, JP (24)ARCHAMBAULT, Will (18)COHEN, Jake

02/06/10 02/11/10

* GEORGIA SOUTHERN * at Appalachian State

84-74 56-66

W L

4784 2007

(24)KUHLMAN, JP (15)BARR, Bryant

02/13/10

* at Western Carolina

75-72

W

2471

02/17/10 02/20/10

* WOFFORD * FURMAN

51-73 61-58

L W

4211 4415

(14)COCHRAN, Nik (14)COHEN, Jake (17)COHEN, Jake (14)COHEN, Jake

02/22/10 02/24/10 02/27/10

* at Chattanooga * UNC GREENSBORO * at Elon

73-78 60-56 99-96

L W W (2ot)

3394 3890 1934

03/05/10

` vs Elon

59-66

L

4023

(16)COHEN, Jake (14)KUHLMAN, JP (24)MCKILLOP, Brendan (24)COHEN, Jake (24)KUHLMAN, JP (12)KUHLMAN, JP

HIGH REBOUNDS (7)ALLISON, Ben (8)BEN-EZE, Frank (5)ROSSITER, Steve (5)NELMS, Dan (9)COHEN, Jake (8)COHEN, Jake (8)ARCHAMBAULT, Will (8)ARCHAMBAULT, Will (7)ROSSITER, Steve (7)COHEN, Jake (8)COHEN, Jake (5)ALLISON, Ben (11)ROSSITER, Steve (11)ROSSITER, Steve (10)ROSSITER, Steve (9)ROSSITER, Steve (6)ROSSITER, Steve (6)BARR, Bryant (9)ALLISON, Ben (4)KUHLMAN, JP (4)COHEN, Jake (7)COHEN, Jake (9)ARCHAMBAULT, Will (10)ROSSITER, Steve (10)ARCHAMBAULT, Will (10)ROSSITER, Steve (8)ARCHAMBAULT, Will (8)COHEN, Jake (9)ROSSITER, Steve (4)BARR, Bryant (4)COHEN, Jake (4)KUHLMAN, JP (7)ALLISON, Ben (6)KUHLMAN, JP (7)ROSSITER, Steve (7)KUHLMAN, JP (7)COHEN, Jake (7)ARCHAMBAULT, Will (9)COHEN, Jake

(9)ARCHAMBAULT, Will

* = Southern Conference game ^ = Charleston Classic (Carolina First Arena - Charleston, S.C.) ~ = Comcast Battle in Seattle (KeyArena - Seattle, Wash.) ! = Holiday Festival (Madison Square Garden - New York, N.Y.) ` = SoCon Tournament (Bojangles Coliseum - Charlotte, N.C.)

RECORD All Games Conference Non-Conference

OVERALL 16-15 11-7 5-8

HOME 10-4 6-3 4-1

AWAY 5-6 5-4 0-2

NEUTRAL 1-5 0-0 1-5

ATTENDANCE Home Away Neutral Total

TOTALS (14) 55,230 (11) 41,382 (6) 19,980 (31) 116,592

AVERAGE 3,945 3,762 3,330 3,761

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2009-10 STATISTICS oveRall sTaTisTiCs ## 15 05 22 01 23 42 24 12 34 35 20 25 04 TM

Player COHEN, Jake KUHLMAN, JP ARCHAMBAULT, Will MCKILLOP, Brendan ROSSITER, Steve ALLISON, Ben BARR, Bryant COCHRAN, Nik BEN-EZE, Frank NELMS, Dan REIGEL, Will ATKINSON, AJ BOND, Aaron TEAM................ Total.......... Opponents......

SCORE BY PERIODS: Davidson Opponents

GP 31 31 31 31 31 31 31 28 27 27 12 5 2

GS Min Avg 24 704 22.7 24 1022 33.0 27 808 26.1 31 1029 33.2 31 744 24.0 6 550 17.7 11 581 18.7 0 352 12.6 0 246 9.1 1 195 7.2 0 50 4.2 0 15 3.0 0 4 2.0

31 31

TOTAL FG FGA 151 324 133 314 116 270 104 275 77 147 57 141 59 167 34 72 18 47 9 12 1 2 0 4 0 0

3-PTS 3FG FGA 28 90 54 130 51 135 80 211 5 16 5 20 43 124 11 34 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 3 0 0

Pct .466 .424 .430 .378 .524 .404 .353 .472 .383 .750 .500 .000 .000

759 1775 .428 748 1714 .436

1st 1019 1030

2nd 1138 1078

OT 29 28

Brendan McKillop

Pct .311 .415 .378 .379 .313 .250 .347 .324 .000 1.000 .000 .000 .000

279 765 .365 204 551 .370

OT2 16 13

REBOUNDS Off Def Tot 48 111 159 32 75 107 52 96 148 19 65 84 60 122 182 46 89 135 19 55 74 12 30 42 23 42 65 12 19 31 2 0 2 0 3 3 0 0 0 46 67 113 405 598 .677 371 774 1145 449 632 .710 285 751 1036 FT 83 72 50 27 49 67 18 29 5 2 3 0 0

FTA 117 100 74 37 79 110 25 36 12 4 4 0 0

Pct .709 .720 .676 .730 .620 .609 .720 .806 .417 .500 .750 .000 .000

Avg 5.1 3.5 4.8 2.7 5.9 4.4 2.4 1.5 2.4 1.1 0.2 0.6 0.0 3.6 36.9 33.4

PF FO A TO Blk Stl Pts Avg 88 5 26 66 37 14 413 13.3 69 0 102 83 1 29 392 12.6 59 2 60 48 10 12 333 10.7 70 0 124 46 2 29 315 10.2 83 4 51 45 21 27 208 6.7 86 4 25 46 14 9 186 6.0 42 0 29 29 2 5 179 5.8 38 1 29 14 0 6 108 3.9 34 0 6 24 20 6 41 1.5 25 0 20 6 5 3 22 0.8 7 0 2 1 0 1 5 0.4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 13 0 603 16 474 421 112 141 2202 71.0 600 - 343 385 88 187 2149 69.3

Total 2202 2149

Ben Allison

Frank Ben-Eze

JP Kuhlman

s o u T h e R n C o n f e R e n C e G a M e s o n ly ## 05 15 22 01 23 42 24 12 34 20 25 35 TM

Player KUHLMAN, JP COHEN, Jake ARCHAMBAULT, Will MCKILLOP, Brendan ROSSITER, Steve ALLISON, Ben BARR, Bryant COCHRAN, Nik BEN-EZE, Frank REIGEL, Will ATKINSON, AJ NELMS, Dan TEAM................ Total.......... Opponents......

SCORE BY PERIODS: Davidson Opponents

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GP 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 15 8 2 14

GS 17 17 15 18 18 0 4 0 0 0 0 1

Min 640 414 455 627 448 321 304 209 125 40 1 91

18 18 1st 593 615

Avg 35.6 23.0 25.3 34.8 24.9 17.8 16.9 11.6 8.3 5.0 0.5 6.5

TOTAL FG FGA 86 198 78 183 70 146 64 178 40 86 30 77 29 75 23 47 8 20 1 2 0 1 0 2

Pct .434 .426 .479 .360 .465 .390 .387 .489 .400 .500 .000 .000

3-PTS 3FG FGA 31 83 19 54 30 74 45 135 3 10 3 12 19 53 8 23 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

429 1015 .423 445 975 .456 2nd 656 644

OT 16 12

OT2 16 13

Pct .373 .352 .405 .333 .300 .250 .358 .348 .000 .000 .000 .000

158 445 .355 127 316 .402 Total 1281 1284

REBOUNDS FT FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF FO A TO 46 63 .730 22 49 71 3.9 38 0 47 42 57 75 .760 31 67 98 5.4 55 4 18 42 37 56 .661 31 53 84 4.7 35 1 28 32 15 22 .682 8 38 46 2.6 40 0 76 21 38 58 .655 40 63 103 5.7 50 1 25 30 42 71 .592 28 55 83 4.6 52 2 12 28 8 15 .533 10 27 37 2.1 26 0 8 14 18 22 .818 9 18 27 1.5 26 1 13 11 2 5 .400 11 19 30 2.0 20 0 2 9 2 2 1.000 1 0 1 0.1 6 0 2 1 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 5 4 9 0.6 8 0 9 1 29 32 61 3.4 0 9 265 389 .681 225 425 650 36.1 356 9 240 240 267 380 .703 164 432 596 33.1 371 - 199 217

Blk Stl 1 16 18 7 7 4 1 15 11 15 5 8 1 4 0 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 3 3

Pts 249 232 207 188 121 105 85 72 18 4 0 0 0 75 1281 105 1284

Avg 13.8 12.9 11.5 10.4 6.7 5.8 4.7 4.0 1.2 0.5 0.0 0.0

53 54

71.2 71.3


2009-10 SOUTHERN CONFERENCE HONORS CoaChes PosTseason aWaRds Player of the Year: Noah Dahlman, Wofford Coach of the Year: Mike Young, Wofford Freshman of the Year: JP Kuhlman, Davidson Co-Def. Players of the Year: Jeremy Simmons, College of Charleston Brigham Waginger, Western Carolina

JP Kuhlman

Jake Cohen

2009-10 final soCon sTandinGs Standings Appalachian State Western Carolina Chattanooga UNC Greensboro Samford Elon

North Division Conference W L Pct. 13 5 .722 11 7 .611 6 12 .333 6 12 .333 5 13 .278 5 13 .278

W 24 22 15 8 11 9

Overall L 13 12 18 23 20 23

Pct. .649 .647 .455 .258 .355 .281

Standings Wofford College of Charleston Davidson Citadel Furman Georgia Southern

South Division Conference W L Pct. 15 3 .833 14 4 .778 11 7 .611 9 9 .500 7 11 .389 6 12 .333

W 26 22 16 16 13 9

Overall L 9 12 15 16 17 23

Pct. .743 .647 .516 .500 .433 .281

2010 TouRnaMenT ResulTs Charlotte, N.C. First Round Friday, March 5, 2010 Game 1: No. 6N Elon 66, No. 3S Davidson 59 Game 2: No. 4N UNC Greensboro 66, No. 5S Furman 65 Game 3: No. 4S The Citadel 55, No. 5N Samford 43 Game 4: No. 3N Chattanooga 82, No. 6S Georgia Southern 62 Quarterfinals Saturday, March 6, 2010 Game 5: No. 2N Western Carolina 68, No. 6N Elon 57 Game 6: No. 1S Wofford 59, No. 4N UNC Greensboro 47 Game 7: No. 1N Appalachian State 71, No. 4S The Citadel 61 Game 8: No. 2S College of Charleston 96, No. 3N Chattanooga 69 Semifinals Sunday, March 7, 2010 Game 9: No. 1S Wofford 77, No. 2N Western Carolina 58 Game 10: No. 1N Appalachian State 77, No. 2S College of Charleston 54 Championship Monday, March 8, 2010 Game 11: No. 1S Wofford 56, No. 1N Appalachian State 51

All-Southern Conference Team Donald Sims, Appalachian State Andrew Goudelock, College of Charleston Jeremy Simmons, College of Charleston Cameron Wells, e Citadel Amu Saaka, Furman Willie Powers, Georgia Southern Ben Stywall, UNC Greensboro Brandon Giles, Western Carolina Noah Dahlman, Wofford Tim Johnson, Wofford All-Freshman Team Willis Hall, College of Charleston Harrison DuPont, e Citadel Jake Cohen, Davidson JP Kuhlman, Davidson Kyle Randall, UNC Greensboro

sCsMa PosTseason aWaRds Malcolm U Pitt Player of the Year: Donald Sims, Appalachian State Anton Foy Coach of the Year: Mike Young, Wofford Freshman of the Year: Jake Cohen, Davidson First Team Donald Sims, Appalachian State Andrew Goudelock, College of Charleston Cameron Wells, e Citadel Ben Stywall, UNC Greensboro Noah Dahlman, Wofford Second Team Jeremy Simmons, College of Charleston Adam Constantine, Elon Amu Saaka, Furman Ty Patterson, Chattanooga Brandon Giles, Western Carolina ird Team Donavan Monroe, College of Charleston Willie Powers, Georgia Southern Jake Robinson, Western Carolina Jamar Diggs, Wofford Tim Johnson, Wofford Voted on by the Southern Conference Sports Media Association

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2009-10 BOX SCORES Game #2 — Davidson vs. South Florida Nov. 19, 2009, Charleston, S.C. — Carolina First Arena Charleston Classic

Game #1 — Davidson vs. No. 10 Butler Nov. 14, 2009, Indianapolis, Ind. — Hinkle Fieldhouse VISITORS: Davidson 0-1 ## 23 42 01 22 24 04 05 15 20 34 35

Player ROSSITER, Steve ALLISON, Ben MCKILLOP, Brendan ARCHAMBAULT, Will BARR, Bryant BOND, Aaron KUHLMAN, JP COHEN, Jake REIGEL, Will BEN-EZE, Frank NELMS, Dan TEAM Totals..............

TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

f f g g g

Player HAYWARD, Gordon VEASLEY, Willie HOWARD, Matt MACK, Shelvin VANZANT, Shawn HAHN, Zach NORED, Ronald JUKES, Avery BUTCHER, Garrett SMITH, Andrew TEAM Totals..............

TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

3-pt fg fga 0 0 0 1 3 6 1 5 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

24 51

6 17

1st Half: 12-26 46.2% 1st Half: 4-10 40.0% 1st Half: 7-7 100%

rebounds fta of de tot 2 1 4 5 5 2 5 7 0 1 4 5 0 0 1 1 2 1 5 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 9 5 26 31

ft 1 5 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0

2nd Half: 12-25 48.0% 2nd Half: 2-7 28.6% 2nd Half: 1-2 50.0%

pf 5 2 2 5 3 0 3 2 0 0 0

tp 9 13 11 5 5 0 9 8 0 0 2

a to blk 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 3 0 0 1 0 3 4 0 0 0 0 6 4 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 22 62 17 16 1 Game: 47.1% Game: 35.3% Game: 88.9%

s 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

min 29 23 38 22 30 1 25 14 4 2 12

VISITORS: South Florida 3-0 ## 24 33 31 03 20 04 05 32

2 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 1,1

Player GILCHRIST, Augustus MERCER, Mike FAMOUS, Jarrid HOWARD, Chris JONES, Dominique DUMARS, Jordan LEEMOW, Justin FITZPATRICK, Toarlyn TEAM Totals..............

TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

f f f g g

tot-fg fg fga 5 9 5 11 2 4 2 8 3 5 0 3 3 8 2 3 0 2 0 0

3-pt fg fga 0 0 3 7 1 2 0 2 3 5 0 3 1 3 1 1 0 1 0 0

22 53

9 24

1st Half: 11-27 40.7% 1st Half: 6-12 50.0% 1st Half: 9-12 75.0%

rebounds ft fta of de tot 7 7 3 5 8 2 2 0 3 3 5 6 0 4 4 3 4 1 0 1 1 2 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 2 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 20 25 7 20 27

2nd Half: 11-26 42.3% 2nd Half: 3-12 25.0% 2nd Half: 11-13 84.6%

pf 3 3 3 1 2 0 3 1 0 0

tp 17 15 10 7 10 0 8 6 0 0

a to blk 1 2 1 1 0 0 1 4 2 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

16 73 13 10 4 Game: 41.5% Game: 37.5% Game: 80.0%

s 0 2 1 1 0 1 3 1 0 0

min 28 32 23 23 30 13 28 16 5 2

## 23 42 01 22 24 05 15 20 34 35

9 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 2,2

Officials: Zelton Steed, Jamie Luckie, Roger Ayers Technical fouls: Davidson-None. Butler-None. Attendance: 6713 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total Davidson 35 27 62 37 36 73 Butler Points in the paint-DAV 24,BU 24. Points off turnovers-DAV 5,BU 18. 2nd chance points-DAV 7,BU 8. Fast break points-DAV 0,BU 6. Bench points-DAV 19,BU 14. Score tied-3 times. Lead changed-8 times. Last FG-DAV 2nd00:12, BU 2nd-00:54. Largest lead-DAV by 10 1st-08:32, BU by 13 2nd-00:21.

TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

tot-fg fg fga 6 10 3 6 1 1 7 10 7 15 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 10 2 2

3-pt fg fga 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 1 1

30 55

6 12

1st Half: 19-32 59.4% 1st Half: 5-9 55.6% 1st Half: 3-6 50.0%

rebounds of de tot 0 0 0 4 2 6 1 1 2 2 3 5 1 9 10 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 4 5 18 26 11 24 35 ft 0 11 0 0 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

fta 0 12 0 1 8 0 0 0 4 0 1 0

2nd Half: 11-23 47.8% 2nd Half: 1-3 33.3% 2nd Half: 15-20 75.0%

## 22 23 42 01 24 04 05 15 20 34 35

Player ARCHAMBAULT, Will ROSSITER, Steve ALLISON, Ben MCKILLOP, Brendan BARR, Bryant BOND, Aaron KUHLMAN, JP COHEN, Jake REIGEL, Will BEN-EZE, Frank NELMS, Dan TEAM Totals..............

TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

f f f g g

3-pt fg fga 2 4 0 0 0 0 2 8 5 13 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

23 56

10 27

1st Half: 12-30 40.0% 1st Half: 5-14 35.7% 1st Half: 1-3 33.3%

rebounds ft fta of de tot 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 1 4 5 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 1 2 3 4 4 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 0 0 0 4 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 1 1 2 1 4 5 3 2 5 14 18 11 17 28

2nd Half: 11-26 42.3% 2nd Half: 5-13 38.5% 2nd Half: 13-15 86.7%

20 49

3 11

f f g g g

2nd Half: 9-19 47.4% 2nd Half: 1-3 33.3% 2nd Half: 18-23 78.3%

tot-fg fg fga 4 9 1 5 1 5 5 12 4 11 3 9 3 7 0 0 1 2 0 0

3-pt fg fga 0 1 0 1 0 4 2 6 3 7 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

22 60

6 23

1st Half: 8-26 30.8% 1st Half: 3-11 27.3% 1st Half: 4-6 66.7%

rebounds fta of de tot 16 2 6 8 2 2 1 3 2 1 10 11 8 1 3 4 5 2 8 10 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 4 4 22 34 11 32 43 ft 15 0 0 6 1 0 0 0

rebounds fta of de tot 3 2 4 6 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 2 2 0 6 6 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 5 8 0 0 0 0 2 6 8 8 11 9 25 34

ft 2 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 0

2nd Half: 14-34 41.2% 2nd Half: 3-12 25.0% 2nd Half: 4-5 80.0%

pf 3 3 0 3 3 0 1 4

tp 21 6 4 9 17 0 6 2

a to blk 0 2 1 2 1 0 1 4 0 2 4 1 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 17 65 11 17 2 Game: 40.8% Game: 27.3% Game: 64.7%

pf 3 2 2 1 2 3 5 0 3 2

tp 10 2 2 14 13 8 7 0 2 0

min 31 29 34 38 36 1 17 14

9 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 5

a to blk 2 1 1 0 3 0 4 1 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 1 1 0

23 58 13 15 1 Game: 36.7% Game: 26.1% Game: 72.7%

s 2 3 0 1 3 0 0 0

s 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

min 27 15 32 31 28 29 12 0+ 13 13

3 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 0

Officials: Curtis Shaw, Les Jones, Pat Adams Technical fouls: South Florida-None. Davidson-None. Attendance: 2115 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total South Florida 28 37 65 23 35 58 Davidson Points in the paint-USF 22,DAV 18. Points off turnovers-USF 12,DAV 18. 2nd chance points-USF 8,DAV 11. Fast break points-USF 6,DAV 0. Bench points-USF 8,DAV 17. Score tied-2 times. Lead changed-1 time. Last FG-USF 2nd-05:56, DAV 2nd-00:58. Largest lead-USF by 12 2nd-07:29, DAV by 3 1st-17:02.

VISITORS: Penn State 3-2 pf 3 1 2 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 1

tp 13 17 2 14 21 0 0 0 1 0 11 5

a 3 0 3 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 2

to blk s min 1 0 0 24 3 1 1 36 1 0 0 14 2 2 1 24 1 0 4 35 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 18 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0+ 2 0 1 27 0 0 0 14

15 84 17 10 4 Game: 54.5% Game: 50.0% Game: 69.2%

7 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 5

HOME TEAM: Davidson 0-3 tot-fg fg fga 4 10 2 4 4 8 2 8 5 14 0 0 1 4 5 7 0 0 0 1 0 0

3-pt fg fga 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 2 0 1 2 4 0 0

Game #4 — Davidson vs. Penn State Nov. 22, 2009, Charleston, S.C. — Carolina First Arena Charleston Classic

VISITORS: La Salle 2-1 Player BARRETT, Kimmani f MEKONGO, Yves f WILLIAMS, Jerrell f MURRAY, Aaric c GREEN, Rodney g CAREY, T.T. WILLIAMS, Terrell GRANT, Parrish WHITE, Devon DANISH, Greg GUILLANDEAUX, Ruben WEINGARTEN, Steve TEAM Totals..............

tot-fg fg fga 3 9 3 7 2 6 1 4 8 15 0 1 2 4 1 3

1st Half: 11-30 36.7% 1st Half: 2-8 25.0% 1st Half: 4-11 36.4%

Player ROSSITER, Steve ALLISON, Ben MCKILLOP, Brendan ARCHAMBAULT, Will BARR, Bryant KUHLMAN, JP COHEN, Jake REIGEL, Will BEN-EZE, Frank NELMS, Dan TEAM Totals..............

Game #3 — Davidson vs. La Salle Nov. 20, 2009, Charleston, S.C. — Carolina First Arena Charleston Classic

## 05 12 20 24 10 01 03 04 14 25 34 41

f f c g g

HOME TEAM: Davidson 0-2

HOME TEAM: Butler 1-0 ## 20 21 54 01 02 03 05 24 32 44

tot-fg fg fga 4 5 4 9 4 9 2 8 1 5 0 0 4 7 4 7 0 0 0 0 1 1

pf 3 2 4 1 4 0 0 3 1 1 2

tp 10 4 8 6 19 0 6 14 0 2 1

a to blk 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 4 4 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0

21 70 13 13 2 Game: 41.1% Game: 37.0% Game: 77.8%

s 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

min 25 23 24 27 29 3 26 17 2 8 16

3 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 2

Officials: Andrew Walton, John Hampton, Les Jones Technical fouls: La Salle-None. Davidson-None. Attendance: 2391 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total La Salle 46 38 84 Davidson 30 40 70 Points in the paint-LAS 30,DAV 20. Points off turnovers-LAS 17,DAV 13. 2nd chance points-LAS 13,DAV 12. Fast break points-LAS 5,DAV 0. Bench points-LAS 17,DAV 23. Score tied-3 times. Lead changed-3 times. Last FG-LAS 2nd-06:01, DAV 2nd-00:03. Largest lead-LAS by 19 2nd-15:24, DAV by 3 1st-19:52.

## 15 22 25 12 23 10 11 21 54

Player Jackson, David (DJ) Jones, Andrew Brooks, Jeff Battle, Talor Frazier, Tim Babb, Chris Edwards, Bill Borovnjak, Sasa Ott, Andrew TEAM Totals..............

TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

f f f g g

tot-fg fg fga 3 6 4 6 5 11 4 14 3 5 0 2 2 8 0 0 0 1

3-pt fg fga 0 3 0 0 1 4 3 9 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0

21 53

5 19

1st Half: 11-26 42.3% 1st Half: 2-9 22.2% 1st Half: 7-9 77.8%

rebounds fta of de tot 5 2 1 3 1 2 1 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 4 4 2 0 5 5 2 1 5 6 4 1 5 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 5 12 15 9 24 33 ft 4 1 1 0 1 2 3 0 0

2nd Half: 10-27 37.0% 2nd Half: 3-10 30.0% 2nd Half: 5-6 83.3%

pf 2 3 2 2 2 1 1 0 0

tp 10 9 12 11 7 2 8 0 0

a to blk 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 3 0 3 2 0 1 1 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

13 59 11 12 0 Game: 39.6% Game: 26.3% Game: 80.0%

s 0 1 2 2 3 0 0 0 0

min 30 19 33 37 34 19 18 3 7

8 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 0

HOME TEAM: Davidson 0-4 ## 22 23 42 01 24 05 12 15 34 35

Player ARCHAMBAULT, Will ROSSITER, Steve ALLISON, Ben MCKILLOP, Brendan BARR, Bryant KUHLMAN, JP COCHRAN, Nik COHEN, Jake BEN-EZE, Frank NELMS, Dan TEAM Totals..............

TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

f f f g g

tot-fg fg fga 4 10 3 5 1 3 2 6 0 5 4 10 1 2 6 11 1 1 1 2

3-pt fg fga 2 7 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 5 1 4 1 2 1 4 0 0 0 0

23 55

7 26

1st Half: 8-26 30.8% 1st Half: 2-13 15.4% 1st Half: 4-5 80.0%

rebounds fta of de tot 2 2 2 4 0 0 3 3 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 3 2 1 2 3 0 0 2 2 0 3 6 9 0 1 1 2 1 0 2 2 1 3 4 4 5 9 26 35

ft 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0

2nd Half: 15-29 51.7% 2nd Half: 5-13 38.5% 2nd Half: 0-0 0.0%

pf 2 1 5 3 0 1 0 1 2 1

tp 12 6 2 6 0 11 3 13 2 2

a to blk 4 0 1 2 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 1 0 2 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 2 1 0 0

16 57 14 13 4 Game: 41.8% Game: 26.9% Game: 80.0%

s 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0

min 34 29 9 28 18 28 13 24 7 10

5 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 0

Officials: Mark Whitehead, Mike Wood, John Hampton Technical fouls: Penn State-Edwards, Bill. Davidson-None. Attendance: 459 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total Penn State 31 28 59 Davidson 22 35 57 Points in the paint-PSU 24,DAV 28. Points off turnovers-PSU 15,DAV 15. 2nd chance points-PSU 12,DAV 9. Fast break points-PSU 4,DAV 4. Bench points-PSU 10,DAV 31. Score tied-6 times. Lead changed-4 times. Last FGPSU 2nd-01:58, DAV 2nd-00:48. Largest lead-PSU by 19 1st-06:28, DAV by 4 2nd-09:46.

71


2009-10 BOX SCORES Game #5 — Fredonia State vs. Davidson Nov. 25, 2009, Davidson, N.C. — John M. Belk Arena

Game #6 — Rhode Island vs. Davidson Nov. 28, 2009, Davidson, N.C. — John M. Belk Arena

VISITORS: Fredonia State 0-3 ## 24 33 11 22 32 05 12 20 34 40 42 44

Player MACBRIDE, Greg MITCHELL, Kyle COOPER, Brad HERRERA, Jonathan BILLUPS, Amir BRYANT, Julius DONAHUE, Sean VALENTA, Scott GOODWIN, Damien CARRUCCI, Matt SMITH, Leonard KANE, James TEAM Totals..............

TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

f f g g g

VISITORS: Rhode Island 4-0 tot-fg fg fga 1 4 2 4 3 13 0 3 3 3 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 7 14 43

1st Half: 8-23 34.8% 1st Half: 2-7 28.6% 1st Half: 2-3 66.7%

3-pt fg fga 0 2 0 0 2 6 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 12

rebounds fta of de tot 0 1 2 3 1 0 2 2 2 1 3 4 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 3 0 0 0 1 2 3 5 8 4 20 24

ft 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2

2nd Half: 6-20 30.0% 2nd Half: 2-5 40.0% 2nd Half: 3-5 60.0%

pf 3 1 3 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 2 4

tp 2 4 10 0 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 6

a to blk 3 2 0 1 6 1 0 6 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0

18 37 6 23 2 Game: 32.6% Game: 33.3% Game: 62.5%

s 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1

min 26 21 34 13 16 24 3 15 3 1 22 22

5 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 2

HOME TEAM: Davidson 1-4 ## 23 42 01 22 24 05 12 15 20 25 34 35

Player ROSSITER, Steve ALLISON, Ben MCKILLOP, Brendan ARCHAMBAULT, Will BARR, Bryant KUHLMAN, JP COCHRAN, Nik COHEN, Jake REIGEL, Will ATKINSON, AJ BEN-EZE, Frank NELMS, Dan TEAM Totals..............

TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

f f g g g

tot-fg fg fga 4 5 0 1 2 8 8 15 0 5 4 7 1 3 6 11 0 0 0 2 0 3 1 1

3-pt fg fga 0 0 0 0 2 7 5 9 0 3 3 4 0 0 3 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1

26 61

14 29

1st Half: 12-33 36.4% 1st Half: 6-12 50.0% 1st Half: 2-2 100%

rebounds ft fta of de tot 1 3 1 4 5 2 2 2 1 3 0 0 2 2 4 1 1 2 6 8 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 4 4 4 1 0 1 3 5 4 4 8 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 3 1 4 1 1 2 12 17 19 26 45

2nd Half: 14-28 50.0% 2nd Half: 8-17 47.1% 2nd Half: 10-15 66.7%

pf 2 0 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 1

tp 9 2 6 22 0 11 6 18 1 0 0 3

a to blk 2 3 2 2 1 0 5 0 0 3 1 1 0 1 0 5 3 0 2 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 1

s 3 1 1 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 3 0

min 19 16 26 30 16 27 16 19 4 3 17 7

11 78 20 14 7 13 200 Game: 42.6% Game: 48.3% Game: 70.6%

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 1

Officials: Tim Comer, Tony Greene, Mark Chafin Technical fouls: Fredonia State-None. Davidson-None. Attendance: 3472 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total Fredonia State 20 17 37 Davidson 32 46 78 Points in the paint-FRED 16,DAV 22. Points off turnovers-FRED 7,DAV 31. 2nd chance points-FRED 2,DAV 17. Fast break points-FRED 0,DAV 6. Bench points-FRED 13,DAV 39. Score tied-5 times. Lead changed-2 times. Last FG-FRED 2nd-02:35, DAV 2nd-02:12. Largest lead-FRED by 2 1st-17:38, DAV by 42 2nd-01:15.

## 15 21 32 05 22 01 04 10 12 23

Player ULMER, Lamonte JAMES, Delroy MARTELL, Will JONES, Marquis COTHRAN, Keith MEJIA, Stevie WILSON, Jamal RICHMOND, Akeem OUTERBRIDGE, Orion MALESEVIC, Nikola TEAM Totals..............

TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

f f c g g

tot-fg fg fga 4 11 3 8 2 2 2 3 7 11 1 2 0 1 4 10 3 9 0 0

3-pt fg fga 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 0 3 7 0 0 0 0

26 57

6 15

1st Half: 15-36 41.7% 1st Half: 3-7 42.9% 1st Half: 4-4 100%

2nd Half: 11-21 52.4% 2nd Half: 3-8 37.5% 2nd Half: 13-18 72.2%

## 23 42 01 22 24 05 12 15 34 35

Player ROSSITER, Steve ALLISON, Ben MCKILLOP, Brendan ARCHAMBAULT, Will BARR, Bryant KUHLMAN, JP COCHRAN, Nik COHEN, Jake BEN-EZE, Frank NELMS, Dan TEAM Totals..............

TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

f f g g g

tot-fg fg fga 0 2 2 3 4 7 2 11 2 8 3 10 0 0 5 9 2 3 1 1

3-pt fg fga 0 0 0 1 4 6 1 5 2 6 0 1 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0

21 54

9 22

1st Half: 11-31 35.5% 1st Half: 6-13 46.2% 1st Half: 2-5 40.0%

rebounds fta of de tot 0 1 3 4 4 0 1 1 2 1 3 4 3 3 5 8 0 0 1 1 9 2 2 4 0 0 0 0 8 3 4 7 2 2 3 5 0 0 1 1 2 1 3 14 28 14 24 38 ft 0 3 0 1 0 6 0 4 0 0

2nd Half: 10-23 43.5% 2nd Half: 3-9 33.3% 2nd Half: 12-23 52.2%

tp 12 7 8 8 19 4 0 11 6 0

a to blk 2 3 1 1 2 0 0 2 0 6 2 0 0 2 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 23 75 15 13 2 Game: 45.6% Game: 40.0% Game: 77.3%

s 2 2 1 0 2 3 0 1 1 0

min 35 16 16 23 30 20 9 23 25 3

12 201

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 4

pf 2 3 3 0 2 2 2 3 0 0

tp 0 7 12 6 6 12 0 16 4 2

a to blk 2 1 0 0 2 1 3 4 0 2 3 0 3 1 0 3 2 0 2 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 17 65 17 18 2 Game: 38.9% Game: 40.9% Game: 50.0%

s 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0

min 17 14 35 35 24 28 6 21 14 6

4 201

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 7

Officials: Tim Comer, Tony Greene, Quintin Murphy Technical fouls: Rhode Island-None. Davidson-None. Attendance: 3731 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total 37 38 75 Rhode Island 30 35 65 Davidson Points in the paint-URI 28,DAV 18. Points off turnovers-URI 16,DAV 15. 2nd chance points-URI 5,DAV 5. Fast break points-URI 2,DAV 0. Bench points-URI 21,DAV 34. Score tied-2 times. Lead changed-4 times. Last FG-URI 2nd-01:59, DAV 2nd-00:07. Largest lead-URI by 16 2nd-06:59, DAV by 5 1st-17:41.

Game #7 — Davidson vs. The Citadel Dec. 3, 2009, Charleston, S.C. — McAlister Field House VISITORS: Davidson 2-5, 1-0 SoCon tot-fg ## Player fg fga 15 COHEN, Jake f 8 14 23 ROSSITER, Steve f 1 5 01 MCKILLOP, Brendan g 1 5 05 KUHLMAN, JP g 8 10 22 ARCHAMBAULT, Will g 7 14 12 COCHRAN, Nik 0 0 24 BARR, Bryant 0 3 25 ATKINSON, AJ 0 0 34 BEN-EZE, Frank 1 3 35 NELMS, Dan 0 0 42 ALLISON, Ben 1 2 TEAM Totals.............. 27 56 1st Half: 13-29 44.8% 1st Half: 8-15 53.3% 1st Half: 2-2 100%

3-pt fg fga 4 8 0 1 1 3 3 4 6 9 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 15 27

TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

1st Half: 12-35 34.3% 1st Half: 3-11 27.3% 1st Half: 3-3 100%

rebounds fta of de tot 0 3 4 7 2 0 7 7 0 1 3 4 0 1 5 6 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 4 2 2 4 1 1 5 7 7 26 33

ft 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2

2nd Half: 14-27 51.9% 2nd Half: 7-12 58.3% 2nd Half: 3-5 60.0%

HOME TEAM: The Citadel 5-4, 0-1 SoCon tot-fg 3-pt ## Player fg fga fg fga 00 WOLFINGER, Joe f 3 13 0 6 21 STREETER, Bryan f 2 4 0 0 15 URBANUS, Zach g 8 12 5 9 22 WELLS, Cameron g 9 16 0 0 24 DAHN, Austin g 1 4 1 4 03 MORABBI, Cosmo 0 5 0 3 12 DuPONT, Harrison 0 0 0 0 20 CHERRY, Ben 0 0 0 0 33 EYKYN, Daniel 0 0 0 0 45 CLARK, Matt 1 7 0 3 TEAM Totals.............. 24 61 6 25

72

pf 2 4 4 3 1 2 1 3 3 0

HOME TEAM: Davidson 1-5

TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

Jake Cohen posted 16 points and seven rebounds off the bench against Rhode Island.

rebounds fta of de tot 4 0 7 7 0 1 3 4 4 1 4 5 6 0 1 1 4 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 2 5 7 0 1 0 1 2 3 5 17 22 8 26 34 ft 4 0 4 4 3 2 0 0 0 0

rebounds fta of de tot 0 4 4 8 2 1 0 1 2 0 2 2 6 2 6 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 7 4 3 7 9 11 13 23 36

ft 0 2 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0

2nd Half: 12-26 46.2% 2nd Half: 3-14 21.4% 2nd Half: 6-8 75.0%

pf 3 3 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 4

tp 20 4 3 19 21 0 0 0 2 0 5

a to blk 0 3 1 1 2 0 8 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 16 74 12 10 3 Game: 48.2% Game: 55.6% Game: 71.4%

pf 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2

tp 6 6 23 23 3 0 0 0 0 2

8 63 12 9

min 26 29 32 36 33 1 17 0+ 10 6 10

4 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 1

a to blk 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 2 1 0 1 0 4 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0

Game: 39.3% Game: 24.0% Game: 81.8%

s 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

1

s 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

min 29 17 38 32 11 33 1 5 1 33

1 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 0

Officials: Mike Wood, Bryan Kersey, Sean Hull Technical fouls: Davidson-None. The Citadel-None. Attendance: 1487 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total Davidson 36 38 74 The Citadel 30 33 63 Points in the paint-DAV 17,CIT 26. Points off turnovers-DAV 14,CIT 7. 2nd chance points-DAV 4,CIT 9. Fast break points-DAV 5,CIT 3. Bench points-DAV 7,CIT 2. Score tied-2 times. Lead changed-1 time. Last FG-DAV 2nd01:29, CIT 2nd-00:28. Largest lead-DAV by 18 2nd-02:31, CIT by 3 1st-19:27.


2009-10 BOX SCORES Game #8 — Davidson vs. College of Charleston Dec. 5, 2009, Charleston, S.C. — Carolina First Arena VISITORS: Davidson 2-6, 1-1 SoCon tot-fg ## Player fg fga 22 ARCHAMBAULT, Will f 3 10 23 ROSSITER, Steve f 2 4 c 2 15 15 COHEN, Jake 01 MCKILLOP, Brendan g 3 9 05 KUHLMAN, JP g 3 10 12 COCHRAN, Nik 0 0 24 BARR, Bryant 3 8 34 BEN-EZE, Frank 2 8 35 NELMS, Dan 0 0 1 4 42 ALLISON, Ben TEAM 19 68 Totals.............. TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

1st Half: 6-32 18.8% 1st Half: 2-12 16.7% 1st Half: 6-10 60.0%

3-pt fg fga 0 5 0 0 0 5 1 4 0 3 0 0 2 6 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 24

rebounds fta of de tot 4 1 3 4 0 4 3 7 4 3 5 8 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 6 0 4 3 7 0 0 0 0 8 2 5 7 4 4 8 13 18 24 31 55 ft 4 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 4

2nd Half: 13-36 36.1% 2nd Half: 2-12 16.7% 2nd Half: 7-8 87.5%

HOME TEAM: College of Charleston 3-3, 2-0 SoCon tot-fg 3-pt ## Player fg fga fg fga ft f 8 10 0 0 0 21 SIMMONS, Jeremy f 5 10 1 3 0 42 BREEDEN, Casaan g 6 10 2 3 2 01 MONROE, Donavan 03 GOUDELOCK, Andrew g 2 11 1 5 0 32 WHITE JR., Tony g 0 6 0 5 3 02 SUNDBERG, Matt 0 0 0 0 0 04 LAWRENCE, Andrew 3 6 1 4 0 05 WRIGHT, Rashad 0 0 0 0 0 12 PUGH, Quasim 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 35 TUROK, Jordan 53 HALL, Willis 3 7 1 2 0 TEAM 27 61 6 22 7 Totals.............. TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

1st Half: 13-33 39.4% 1st Half: 5-13 38.5% 1st Half: 0-0 0.0%

rebounds fta of de tot 1 3 7 10 0 0 8 8 2 0 2 2 1 1 2 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 3 3 11 6 30 36

2nd Half: 14-28 50.0% 2nd Half: 1-9 11.1% 2nd Half: 7-11 63.6%

pf 1 3 4 1 3 1 1 1 0 1

Game #9 — Davidson vs. No. 21 Gonzaga Dec. 12, 2009, Seattle, Wash. — KeyArena Comcast Battle in Seattle

tp 10 4 8 7 7 0 8 4 0 7

a to blk 2 1 1 1 1 2 0 5 0 1 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 16 55 7 15 4 Game: 27.9% Game: 16.7% Game: 72.2%

pf 4 4 1 2 1 0 4 3 0 0 2

tp 16 11 16 5 3 0 7 0 2 0 7

s 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

min 28 18 21 33 34 5 23 16 4 18

2 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 0

a to blk 1 3 5 3 1 2 2 1 0 1 1 0 6 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0

21 67 16 9 Game: 44.3% Game: 27.3% Game: 63.6%

9

s 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0

min 30 22 36 32 31 1 15 8 5 1 19

5 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 1

Officials: Mike Nance, Dan Stryffeller, Jerry Heater Technical fouls: Davidson-None. College of Charleston-None. Attendance: 3062 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total Davidson 20 35 55 36 67 College of Charleston 31 Points in the paint-DAV 22,COFC 30. Points off turnovers-DAV 9,COFC 14. 2nd chance points-DAV 16,COFC 2. Fast break points-DAV 2,COFC 14. Bench points-DAV 19,COFC 16. Score tied-0 times. Lead changed-0 times. Last FG-DAV 2nd-00:00, COFC 2nd-04:52. Largest lead-DAV None, COFC by 22 2nd-04:52.

Game #10 — The College of New Jersey vs. Davidson Dec. 17, 2009, Davidson, N.C. — John M. Belk Arena VISITORS: TCNJ 4-5 ## 15 22 03 10 30 04 23 33 34 35 41 42 43 44 50

Player Steve Feinberg Aaron Syvertsen Jay Frank Will Manhart William Jett Brandon Johnson Steven Siracusa Pat Szukics Al Matlock Eric Nelson Peter Kelly Kyle Rawson Dan Bucher Alat-Eldin Ahmed Christoph Schoenbeck Team Totals..............

TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

f f g g g

Player COHEN, Jake ROSSITER, Steve MCKILLOP, Brendan KUHLMAN, JP ARCHAMBAULT, Will COCHRAN, Nik BARR, Bryant ATKINSON, AJ NELMS, Dan ALLISON, Ben TEAM Totals..............

TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

3-pt fg fga 0 2 6 15 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0

19 66

7 27

1st Half: 10-29 34.5% 1st Half: 1-9 11.1% 1st Half: 2-5 40.0%

HOME TEAM: Davidson 3-7 ## 15 23 01 05 22 12 24 25 35 42

tot-fg fg fga 0 5 7 17 5 10 0 2 0 3 3 6 2 5 0 3 0 5 1 1 1 2 0 5 0 0 0 1 0 1

f f g g g

2nd Half: 9-37 24.3% 2nd Half: 6-18 33.3% 2nd Half: 2-4 50.0%

tot-fg fg fga 11 19 4 8 1 3 5 10 2 4 0 3 7 11 0 1 3 3 3 7

3-pt fg fga 0 4 2 2 1 3 3 5 2 3 0 3 4 8 0 1 1 1 0 0

36 69

13 30

1st Half: 22-37 59.5% 1st Half: 9-18 50.0% 1st Half: 1-3 33.3%

rebounds fta of de tot 0 0 3 3 0 1 3 4 4 1 1 2 0 1 1 2 2 1 2 3 0 0 1 1 1 3 5 8 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 3 7 4 9 13 24 37

ft 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

rebounds fta of de tot 2 0 5 5 3 4 7 11 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 0 1 3 4 2 2 3 5 0 1 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 2 1 3 7 10 3 3 5 8 12 37 49

ft 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1

2nd Half: 14-32 43.8% 2nd Half: 4-12 33.3% 2nd Half: 4-5 80.0%

pf 1 0 3 2 0 1 2 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0

tp 0 20 12 0 1 6 4 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 0

a to blk 1 1 0 1 3 0 4 3 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

13 49 9 14 0 Game: 28.8% Game: 25.9% Game: 44.4%

pf 1 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 4

tp 23 12 3 13 6 1 18 0 7 7

a 0 4 5 10 2 5 3 0 2 2

## 15 23 01 05 22 12 24 34 35 42

Player COHEN, Jake ROSSITER, Steve MCKILLOP, Brendan KUHLMAN, JP ARCHAMBAULT, Will COCHRAN, Nik BARR, Bryant BEN-EZE, Frank NELMS, Dan ALLISON, Ben TEAM Totals..............

TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

f f g g g

tot-fg fg fga 7 12 1 2 5 9 4 9 4 9 2 4 1 5 2 2 1 1 3 6

3-pt fg fga 1 2 0 0 5 7 3 4 0 1 2 2 1 4 0 0 0 0 2 3

30 59

14 23

1st Half: 14-26 53.8% 1st Half: 7-11 63.6% 1st Half: 10-15 66.7%

rebounds fta of de tot 3 0 3 3 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 6 0 1 1 4 1 0 1 4 0 1 1 2 0 4 4 0 1 2 3 1 1 2 3 7 3 2 5 2 4 6 17 27 9 20 29 ft 1 0 0 4 3 4 2 0 1 2

2nd Half: 16-33 48.5% 2nd Half: 7-12 58.3% 2nd Half: 7-12 58.3%

pf 4 5 4 4 4 2 1 2 3 5

tp 16 2 15 15 11 10 5 4 3 10

a to blk 1 1 2 2 0 0 5 6 0 6 4 0 6 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 1 34 91 25 15 3 Game: 50.8% Game: 60.9% Game: 63.0%

s 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

min 22 14 34 25 28 20 14 5 13 25

5 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 5

HOME TEAM: Gonzaga 8-2 ## 20 00 03 10 32 01 05 13 34

Player HARRIS, Elias SACRE, Robert GOODSON, Demetri GIBBS, Grant GRAY, Steven AROP, Mangisto VILARINO, G.J. OLYNYK, Kelly KONG, Bol TEAM Totals..............

TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

f c g g g

tot-fg fg fga 7 9 6 6 6 7 0 3 5 9 1 2 0 1 0 3 3 4

3-pt fg fga 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2

28 44

6 12

1st Half: 14-21 66.7% 1st Half: 2-5 40.0% 1st Half: 17-24 70.8%

rebounds fta of de tot 14 2 3 5 18 1 0 1 13 0 2 2 2 1 7 8 3 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 2 1 3 4 3 3 41 54 5 25 30 ft 11 11 10 2 3 0 2 0 2

2nd Half: 14-23 60.9% 2nd Half: 4-7 57.1% 2nd Half: 24-30 80.0%

pf 2 3 4 2 4 2 0 2 1

tp 27 23 22 2 16 2 2 0 9

a to blk 1 1 2 0 1 0 2 6 0 3 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 1 0 0 1 0

20 103 11 14 3 Game: 63.6% Game: 50.0% Game: 75.9%

s 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0

min 33 25 36 29 30 10 7 15 15

5 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 4

Officials: Kevin Brill, Mike Reed, Donald Scott Harris Technical fouls: Davidson-None. Gonzaga-None. Attendance: 13176 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total Davidson Gonzaga

45 47

46 56

91 103

Points in the paint-DAV 26,GON 36. Points off turnovers-DAV 16,GON 24. 2nd chance points-DAV 4,GON 9. Fast break points-DAV 8,GON 4. Bench points-DAV 32,GON 13. Score tied-2 times. Lead changed-8 times. Last FGDAV 2nd-00:51, GON 2nd-01:58. Largest lead-DAV by 7 1st-07:03, GON by 18 2nd-09:28.

min 17 33 25 8 22 15 21 5 11 3 8 12 3 11 6

7 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 2

to 0 1 3 3 1 0 2 0 0 3

blk 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2

14 90 33 13 7 Game: 52.2% Game: 43.3% Game: 62.5%

s 0 0 2 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

VISITORS: Davidson 2-7

s 1 2 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 0

min 26 19 19 32 14 21 26 8 8 27

8 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 0

Officials: Rick Pate, Jason Page, Jeremy Mosier Technical fouls: TCNJ-None. Davidson-None. Attendance: 2431 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total TCNJ 23 26 49 Davidson 54 36 90 Points in the paint-TCNJ 14,DAV 40. Points off turnovers-TCNJ 11,DAV 19. 2nd chance points-TCNJ 8,DAV 15. Fast break points-TCNJ 6,DAV 6. Bench points-TCNJ 16,DAV 33. Score tied-0 times. Lead changed-0 times. Last FG-TCNJ 2nd-02:23, DAV 2nd-01:12. Largest lead-TCNJ None, DAV by 41 2nd-04:28.

Nik Cochran tallied 10 points and two assists off the bench against No. 21 Gonzaga in Seattle.

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2009-10 BOX SCORES Game #12 — Davidson vs. Hofstra Dec. 21, 2009, New York, N.Y. — Madison Square Garden Holiday Festival

Game #11 — Davidson vs. Cornell Dec. 20, 2009, New York, N.Y. — Madison Square Garden Holiday Festival

VISITORS: Davidson 4-8

VISITORS: Davidson 3-8 ## 15 22 23 01 05 12 24 34 35 42

Player COHEN, Jake ARCHAMBAULT, Will ROSSITER, Steve MCKILLOP, Brendan KUHLMAN, JP COCHRAN, Nik BARR, Bryant BEN-EZE, Frank NELMS, Dan ALLISON, Ben TEAM, Totals..............

TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

f f f g g

tot-fg fg fga 8 17 3 8 3 5 6 11 6 12 4 6 0 1 0 1 1 1 4 8

3-pt fg fga 0 4 1 3 0 1 5 8 4 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

35 70

10 22

1st Half: 12-32 37.5% 1st Half: 3-12 25.0% 1st Half: 4-4 100%

rebounds fta of de tot 5 1 4 5 2 2 1 3 3 2 9 11 0 1 1 2 2 2 1 3 0 0 3 3 0 1 2 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 3 3 0 2 2 3 3 8 15 13 26 39

ft 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2

2nd Half: 18-31 58.1% 2nd Half: 5-8 62.5% 2nd Half: 3-9 33.3%

pf 4 2 2 4 4 1 1 0 0 3

tp 18 9 7 17 17 8 0 0 2 10

a to blk 0 2 0 2 1 0 2 1 1 6 2 0 5 3 0 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1

21 88 21 11 2 Game: 50.0% Game: 45.5% Game: 53.3%

s 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0

min 32 20 26 42 34 22 19 2 5 23

4 225

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 2

Player Wittman, Ryan Jacques, Jon Foote, Jeff Wroblewski, Chris Dale, Louis Peck, Errick Reeves, Geoff Wire, Adam Tyler, Alex Coury, Mark TEAM, Totals..............

TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

Player COHEN, Jake ARCHAMBAULT, Will ROSSITER, Steve MCKILLOP, Brendan KUHLMAN, JP COCHRAN, Nik BARR, Bryant BEN-EZE, Frank NELMS, Dan ALLISON, Ben TEAM, Totals..............

TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

f f c g g

tot-fg fg fga 11 23 2 3 6 13 4 9 3 9 3 8 2 2 0 0 2 4 0 1

3-pt fg fga 7 16 1 2 0 0 3 7 1 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

33 72

13 29

1st Half: 17-29 58.6% 1st Half: 6-10 60.0% 1st Half: 4-4 100%

rebounds fta of de tot 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 4 2 12 14 3 0 2 2 4 1 4 5 2 2 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 4 0 1 0 1 6 4 10 12 15 15 27 42 ft 0 0 4 3 2 2 0 0 1 0

2nd Half: 11-35 31.4% 2nd Half: 3-13 23.1% 2nd Half: 6-7 85.7%

pf 2 2 3 0 3 0 5 0 2 2

tp 29 5 16 14 9 8 5 0 5 0

a to blk 2 2 0 1 0 0 4 2 0 4 1 0 7 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 0 1 0

19 91 21 11 2 Game: 45.8% Game: 44.8% Game: 80.0%

s 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0

min 40 17 36 41 31 8 21 5 15 11

3 225

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 1

Officials: Tim Higgins, Pat Driscoll, Jeff Clark Technical fouls: Davidson-None. Cornell-None. Attendance: 5780 Score by Periods 1st 2nd OT Total Davidson 31 44 13 88 44 31 16 91 Cornell

Game #13 — Penn vs. Davidson Dec. 28, 2009, Davidson, N.C. — John M. Belk Arena

## 02 32 01 05 22 11 15 20 23

Player Eggleston, Jack Belcore, Rob Turley, Conor Rosen, Zack Smith, Darren Monckton, Dan Washington, Malcolm Sullivan, Carson Gordon, Zack Mullan, Sean Eggleston, Tommy Fitzpatrick, Brian TEAM Totals..............

TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

f f f g g

tot-fg fg fga 3 10 2 8 1 7 6 11 3 6 1 2 1 3 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 6

3-pt fg fga 1 3 1 5 0 3 2 6 2 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1

19 56

6 25

1st Half: 7-24 29.2% 1st Half: 2-11 18.2% 1st Half: 3-4 75.0%

Player COHEN, Jake ARCHAMBAULT, Will ROSSITER, Steve MCKILLOP, Brendan KUHLMAN, JP COCHRAN, Nik BARR, Bryant ATKINSON, AJ BEN-EZE, Frank NELMS, Dan ALLISON, Ben TEAM Totals..............

TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

rebounds fta of de tot 2 0 8 8 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 2 0 2 2 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 4 2 4 6 6 9 8 22 30

ft 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 1

2nd Half: 12-32 37.5% 2nd Half: 4-14 28.6% 2nd Half: 3-5 60.0%

pf 2 2 2 2 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 2

tp 9 5 2 14 8 2 3 0 2 0 0 5

a to blk 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 4 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2

17 50 8 11 4 Game: 33.9% Game: 24.0% Game: 66.7%

s 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1

min 35 29 21 32 18 15 9 4 12 4 2 19

TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

20 55

5 21

rebounds fta of de tot 7 3 4 7 0 2 5 7 2 2 8 10 4 0 3 3 5 0 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 3 4 7 16 20 12 34 46 ft 6 0 2 4 3 1 0 0 0 0

2nd Half: 11-27 40.7% 2nd Half: 2-7 28.6% 2nd Half: 14-17 82.4%

pf 2 2 1 1 4 1 0 1 0 2

tp 18 10 8 7 5 3 8 2 0 0

a to blk 1 2 5 2 4 0 3 0 2 3 3 0 3 6 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0

s 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0

min 27 32 28 33 28 9 18 16 0+ 9

14 61 14 17 11 6 200 Game: 36.4% Game: 23.8% Game: 80.0%

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 1

f f f g g

tot-fg fg fga 5 11 4 10 4 4 6 9 2 6 1 3 3 8 0 0 1 4 0 0 2 4

3-pt fg fga 1 3 2 6 0 0 5 7 2 4 0 2 3 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

28 59

13 30

1st Half: 18-32 56.3% 1st Half: 8-14 57.1% 1st Half: 2-2 100%

rebounds fta of de tot 2 1 2 3 0 2 6 8 0 4 5 9 2 1 1 2 0 1 3 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 4 0 0 2 2 0 2 2 4 0 0 0 0 8 1 5 6 1 1 10 14 13 30 43 ft 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 6

2nd Half: 10-27 37.0% 2nd Half: 5-16 31.3% 2nd Half: 8-12 66.7%

f f g g g

tot-fg fg fga 3 6 2 6 1 6 6 15 5 15 0 1 4 9 0 2 2 6

3-pt fg fga 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 4

23 66

3 12

1st Half: 9-32 28.1% 1st Half: 2-5 40.0% 1st Half: 0-0 0.0%

rebounds fta of de tot 0 0 3 3 0 0 1 1 0 2 3 5 0 1 3 4 1 1 4 5 0 0 0 0 4 2 7 9 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 3 3 6 3 5 10 26 36

ft 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0

2nd Half: 14-34 41.2% 2nd Half: 1-7 14.3% 2nd Half: 3-5 60.0%

pf 1 3 0 4 4 0 5 1 4

tp 6 4 2 14 11 0 10 0 5

a to blk 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 6 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 2 0 2 1 0

22 52 5 13 8 Game: 34.8% Game: 25.0% Game: 60.0%

s 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 2

min 12 28 19 38 37 3 31 7 25

8 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 1

Officials: Pat Driscoll, Joe Lindsay, Earl Walton Technical fouls: Davidson-None. Hofstra-None. Attendance: 5210 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total 23 38 61 Davidson Hofstra 20 32 52 Points in the paint-DAV 22,HOF 26. Points off turnovers-DAV 15,HOF 18. 2nd chance points-DAV 6,HOF 4. Fast break points-DAV 2,HOF 13. Bench points-DAV 13,HOF 15. Score tied-6 times. Lead changed-0 times. Last FGDAV 2nd-00:45, HOF 2nd-00:54. Largest lead-DAV by 13 2nd-08:36, HOF None.

VISITORS: UMass 6-7 ## 02 10 23 11 12 01 05 22 35 50

2 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 0,2

Player VINSON, Terrell FARRELL, Javorn CARTER, Sean CORREIA, Gary GURLEY, Anthony GIBBS, David HARRIS, Ricky CARTER, Sampson BAILEY, Hashim HILL, Matt TEAM Totals..............

TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

f f c g g

tot-fg fg fga 3 8 2 7 2 5 1 4 7 16 0 2 8 23 1 3 1 2 0 0

3-pt fg fga 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 2 7 0 1 0 0 0 0

25 70

3 16

1st Half: 13-38 34.2% 1st Half: 0-9 0.0% 1st Half: 3-5 60.0%

rebounds fta of de tot 0 2 1 3 0 1 4 5 1 4 6 10 0 1 3 4 3 2 5 7 2 0 1 1 4 1 3 4 0 1 4 5 2 3 0 3 0 0 1 1 1 1 8 12 16 28 44

ft 0 0 0 0 3 1 3 0 1 0

2nd Half: 12-32 37.5% 2nd Half: 3-7 42.9% 2nd Half: 5-7 71.4%

pf 4 4 1 2 3 0 1 2 2 0

tp 7 4 4 2 17 1 21 2 3 0

a to blk 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0

19 61 6 12 2 Game: 35.7% Game: 18.8% Game: 66.7%

s 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0

min 23 23 26 30 26 19 25 16 8 4

3 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 1

HOME TEAM: Davidson 6-8 pf 2 1 2 0 3 1 1 1 1 1 2

tp 12 10 8 19 6 3 9 0 2 0 10

a to blk 1 0 1 5 0 0 3 2 1 4 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 2 1 0 1 1 1

15 79 21 9 Game: 47.5% Game: 43.3% Game: 71.4%

4

s 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 0

min 17 27 21 26 27 14 21 3 19 9 16

6 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 0

Officials: Dwayne Gladden, Timothy Nestor, Raymie Styons Technical fouls: Penn-None. Davidson-None. Attendance: 3877 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total Penn 19 31 50 Davidson 46 33 79 Points in the paint-PENN 20,DAV 18. Points off turnovers-PENN 10,DAV 12. 2nd chance points-PENN 13,DAV 15. Fast break points-PENN 9,DAV 4. Bench points-PENN 12,DAV 24. Score tied-0 times. Lead changed-0 times. Last FG-PENN 2nd-00:49, DAV 2nd-01:55. Largest lead-PENN None, DAV by 34 2nd-07:39.

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3-pt fg fga 0 2 2 3 0 0 1 6 0 3 0 0 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 1

Game #14 — UMass vs. Davidson Dec. 30, 2009, Davidson, N.C. — John M. Belk Arena

HOME TEAM: Davidson 5-8 ## 15 22 23 01 05 12 24 25 34 35 42

tot-fg fg fga 6 13 4 7 3 5 1 9 1 4 1 1 3 7 1 5 0 0 0 4

1st Half: 9-28 32.1% 1st Half: 3-14 21.4% 1st Half: 2-3 66.7%

Player Szabo, Miklos Washington, Greg Lester, Nathaniel Williams, Chaz Jenkins, Charles Imes, David Kanacevic, Halil Jules, Yves Vines, Cornelius TEAM Totals..............

VISITORS: Penn 0-8 ## 24 30 44 01 05 02 11 20 31 32 33 42

f f f g g

HOME TEAM: Hofstra 7-5

HOME TEAM: Cornell 8-2 ## 20 25 01 03 12 05 15 24 33 42

## 15 22 23 01 05 12 24 34 35 42

## 15 23 01 05 22 12 24 34 35 42

Player COHEN, Jake ROSSITER, Steve MCKILLOP, Brendan KUHLMAN, JP ARCHAMBAULT, Will COCHRAN, Nik BARR, Bryant BEN-EZE, Frank NELMS, Dan ALLISON, Ben TEAM Totals..............

TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

f f g g g

tot-fg fg fga 3 7 3 4 3 7 7 15 0 4 1 2 3 9 1 4 0 0 0 0

3-pt fg fga 1 4 0 1 3 5 2 4 0 3 0 1 3 8 0 0 0 0 0 0

21 52

9 26

1st Half: 9-26 34.6% 1st Half: 4-17 23.5% 1st Half: 6-10 60.0%

rebounds fta of de tot 2 0 4 4 1 1 5 6 4 0 2 2 2 0 4 4 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 0 2 4 6 2 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 6 1 2 3 1 5 6 12 17 6 32 38 ft 1 0 4 2 0 0 0 1 0 4

2nd Half: 12-26 46.2% 2nd Half: 5-9 55.6% 2nd Half: 6-7 85.7%

pf 3 1 2 4 0 1 1 1 0 2

tp 8 6 13 18 0 2 9 3 0 4

a to blk 1 2 3 2 0 1 3 1 0 3 5 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 1 3 1 1 15 63 13 14 8 Game: 40.4% Game: 34.6% Game: 70.6%

s 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

min 29 23 25 37 22 17 21 12 1 13

4 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 2

Officials: Doug Sirmons, Billy Covington Jr., James Barker Technical fouls: UMass-None. Davidson-None. Attendance: 4122 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total UMass 29 32 61 Davidson 28 35 63 Points in the paint-UMASS 40,DAV 19. Points off turnovers-UMASS 14,DAV 7. 2nd chance points-UMASS 9,DAV 4. Fast break points-UMASS 4,DAV 7. Bench points-UMASS 27,DAV 18. Score tied-6 times. Lead changed-11 times. Last FG-UMASS 2nd-00:12, DAV 2nd-02:19. Largest lead-UMASS by 6 1st-07:40, DAV by 9 2nd-04:48.


2009-10 BOX SCORES Game #15 — Samford vs. Davidson Jan. 4, 2010, Davidson, N.C. — John M. Belk Arena VISITORS: Samford 6-8, 1-2 SoCon tot-fg fg fga ## Player 13 FRIDAY, Bryan f 4 7 23 FRIDAY, Matthew f 0 0 g 4 11 04 DAVIS, Josh 05 MERRITT, Jeffrey g 0 0 11 MONTGOMERY, Trey g 3 9 0 0 02 BERMUDEZ, Gaby 10 BEDWELL, Josh 0 0 12 PETERSON, John 1 2 0 3 14 JOHNSON, Kaylin 21 WOOTEN, Gregg 0 0 32 KING, Andy 4 8 TEAM Totals.............. 16 40 TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

1st Half: 12-23 52.2% 1st Half: 7-10 70.0% 1st Half: 2-4 50.0%

HOME TEAM: Davidson 7-8, 2-1 SoCon tot-fg fg fga ## Player 15 COHEN, Jake f 1 5 23 ROSSITER, Steve f 0 2 01 MCKILLOP, Brendan g 7 11 05 KUHLMAN, JP g 3 8 22 ARCHAMBAULT, Will g 5 10 0 2 12 COCHRAN, Nik 24 BARR, Bryant 1 4 34 BEN-EZE, Frank 0 0 3 4 42 ALLISON, Ben TEAM Totals.............. 20 46 TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

1st Half: 11-27 40.7% 1st Half: 5-15 33.3% 1st Half: 2-3 66.7%

3-pt fg fga 2 2 0 0 4 9 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 5 10 21

rebounds fta of de tot 8 0 2 2 2 1 3 4 2 1 2 3 2 0 0 0 2 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 5 4 9 14 19 7 18 25 ft 6 1 2 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0

2nd Half: 4-17 23.5% 2nd Half: 3-11 27.3% 2nd Half: 12-15 80.0% 3-pt fg fga 0 1 0 0 6 10 2 5 2 6 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 1 10 28

rebounds fta of de tot 0 1 3 4 2 0 6 6 0 0 1 1 5 3 2 5 2 1 3 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 10 5 4 9 2 2 16 21 12 20 32 ft 0 1 0 5 2 0 1 0 7

2nd Half: 9-19 47.4% 2nd Half: 5-13 38.5% 2nd Half: 14-18 77.8%

pf 3 1 1 3 3 2 0 0 2 0 2

tp 16 1 14 1 9 0 2 2 0 0 11

Game #16 — Appalachian State vs. Davidson Jan. 9, 2010, Davidson, N.C. — John M. Belk Arena

a to blk 1 1 0 0 1 0 4 1 0 1 4 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0

17 56 12 11 0 Game: 40.0% Game: 47.6% Game: 73.7%

pf 2 3 4 1 1 0 0 1 4

tp 2 1 20 13 14 0 3 0 13

min 27 17 35 23 30 12 5 13 14 0+ 24

6 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 2

a to blk 0 0 4 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 3 2 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 16 66 11 8 5 Game: 43.5% Game: 35.7% Game: 76.2%

s 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1

s 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2

min 19 24 35 38 29 9 15 4 27

5 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 1

Officials: Curtis Shaw, Ray Natili, Timothy Nestor Technical fouls: Samford-None. Davidson-None. Attendance: 3272 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total 33 23 56 Samford Davidson 29 37 66 Points in the paint-SAM 10,DAV 14. Points off turnovers-SAM 3,DAV 15. 2nd chance points-SAM 9,DAV 13. Fast break points-SAM 2,DAV 6. Bench points-SAM 15,DAV 16. Score tied-4 times. Lead changed-5 times. Last FGSAM 2nd-00:39, DAV 2nd-00:27. Largest lead-SAM by 9 1st-06:15, DAV by 13 2nd-00:48.

VISITORS: Appalachian State 8-7, 2-2 SoCon tot-fg 3-pt ## Player fg fga fg fga 25 HUNTER, Josh f 0 2 0 0 c 6 7 0 0 32 BUTTS, Isaac 00 SIMS, Donald g 13 19 5 7 g 1 2 1 2 12 WRIGHT, Marcus 15 BOOTH, Jeremi g 2 8 0 3 0 1 0 0 01 ABRAHAM, Ryann 11 HEALY, Nathan 0 1 0 1 3 7 1 2 23 BRAND, Kellen 33 WEBB, Tyler 0 0 0 0 50 WILLIAMSON, Andre 0 0 0 0 TEAM Totals.............. 25 47 7 15 TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

1st Half: 15-28 53.6% 1st Half: 4-8 50.0% 1st Half: 3-4 75.0%

HOME TEAM: Davidson 7-9, 2-2 SoCon tot-fg ## Player fg fga 15 COHEN, Jake f 0 7 f 4 8 23 ROSSITER, Steve 01 MCKILLOP, Brendan g 3 13 g 7 15 05 KUHLMAN, JP 22 ARCHAMBAULT, Will g 5 8 12 COCHRAN, Nik 0 0 3 5 24 BARR, Bryant 34 BEN-EZE, Frank 0 0 42 ALLISON, Ben 2 6 TEAM Totals.............. 24 62 TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

1st Half: 13-30 43.3% 1st Half: 4-11 36.4% 1st Half: 5-11 45.5%

ft 1 1 13 1 0 0 0 5 0 0

rebounds fta of de tot 2 4 3 7 1 2 8 10 13 1 3 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 7 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 5 6 1 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1

21 24 10 29 39

2nd Half: 10-19 52.6% 2nd Half: 3-7 42.9% 2nd Half: 18-20 90.0% 3-pt fg fga 0 4 0 0 3 10 3 7 3 4 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 2 11 30

rebounds fta of de tot 0 0 4 4 5 1 2 3 2 2 1 3 3 4 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 3 6 1 2 3 3 1 4 9 18 13 12 25

ft 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 4

2nd Half: 11-32 34.4% 2nd Half: 7-19 36.8% 2nd Half: 4-7 57.1%

pf 4 3 0 2 2 3 1 1 1 1

tp 1 13 44 4 4 0 0 12 0 0

a to blk 0 3 0 0 4 2 1 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 18 78 4 18 2 Game: 53.2% Game: 46.7% Game: 87.5%

pf 1 3 4 4 2 1 1 3 3

tp 0 10 10 18 14 0 8 0 8

min 17 38 38 10 34 9 12 29 3 10

7 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 3

a to blk 4 3 1 0 2 0 4 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 1

22 68 14 11 2 Game: 38.7% Game: 36.7% Game: 50.0%

s 0 1 1 1 2 0 1 1 0 0

s 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2

min 18 24 39 39 23 1 21 11 24

6 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 5

Officials: Rick Ridenhour, William Covington Sr., Kevin Scott Technical fouls: Appalachian State-None. Davidson-None. Attendance: 5109 1st 2nd Total Score by Periods 37 41 78 Appalachian State 35 33 68 Davidson Points in the paint-ASU 24,DAV 18. Points off turnovers-ASU 17,DAV 17. 2nd chance points-ASU 14,DAV 14. Fast break points-ASU 8,DAV 0. Bench points-ASU 12,DAV 16. Score tied-5 times. Lead changed-3 times. Last FGASU 2nd-03:13, DAV 2nd-00:06.Largest lead-ASU by 13 2nd-00:21, DAV by 12 1st-12:33.

Game #17 — Davidson vs. Furman Jan. 13, 2010, Greenville, S.C. — Timmons Arena VISITORS: Davidson 8-9, 3-2 SoCon tot-fg ## Player fg fga 15 COHEN, Jake f 3 5 23 ROSSITER, Steve f 4 9 01 MCKILLOP, Brendan g 3 10 05 KUHLMAN, JP g 3 11 22 ARCHAMBAULT, Will g 5 9 12 COCHRAN, Nik 2 2 24 BARR, Bryant 2 5 34 BEN-EZE, Frank 2 3 35 NELMS, Dan 0 1 42 ALLISON, Ben 0 3 TEAM Totals.............. 24 58 TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

1st Half: 12-27 44.4% 1st Half: 6-11 54.5% 1st Half: 9-13 69.2%

HOME TEAM: Furman 8-8, 2-3 SoCon tot-fg ## Player fg fga 24 SEBIRUMBI, Brandon f 0 0 31 SAAKA, Amu f 12 16 43 REDDICK, Colin f 1 5 01 DEHM, Justin g 0 3 11 MILLER, Jordan g 2 7 00 COPELAND, Garrett 0 0 02 DUVAL, Neil 0 0 04 STATES, Noah 1 1 05 EVANS, Darryl 3 6 32 BARNES, Bryson 4 7 50 TOLER, Chris 1 2 TEAM Totals.............. 24 47 TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

JP Kuhlman finished with 18 points and four rebounds at home against Appalachian State.

1st Half: 12-21 57.1% 1st Half: 2-5 40.0% 1st Half: 9-12 75.0%

3-pt fg fga 2 2 1 2 2 7 2 4 0 4 1 1 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 24

rebounds fta of de tot 4 3 4 7 4 2 4 6 2 0 0 0 10 1 2 3 9 3 2 5 2 0 0 0 6 0 2 2 0 3 0 3 0 1 1 2 7 0 4 4 3 2 5 28 44 16 21 37 ft 3 4 1 6 5 2 3 0 0 4

2nd Half: 12-31 38.7% 2nd Half: 4-13 30.8% 2nd Half: 19-31 61.3% 3-pt fg fga 0 0 4 5 0 0 0 2 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 7 14

rebounds fta of de tot 6 0 0 0 8 4 5 9 4 1 5 6 0 0 1 1 7 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 2 2 2 1 2 3 2 0 4 4 3 3 26 36 6 23 29 ft 4 6 3 0 6 0 0 0 4 1 2

2nd Half: 12-26 46.2% 2nd Half: 5-9 55.6% 2nd Half: 17-24 70.8%

pf 5 3 3 1 4 2 1 4 0 4

tp 11 13 9 14 15 7 9 4 0 4

a to blk 2 3 0 1 2 1 3 1 0 6 3 0 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 0

27 86 19 12 2 Game: 41.4% Game: 41.7% Game: 63.6%

pf 3 4 1 3 5 0 1 1 4 5 3

tp 4 34 5 0 11 0 0 2 11 10 4

min 16 29 32 34 26 12 18 11 8 14

6 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 10

a to blk 1 1 2 2 4 0 0 3 2 4 1 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 0 3 0 1 0 2 2

30 81 17 16 7 Game: 51.1% Game: 50.0% Game: 72.2%

s 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0

s 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1

min 19 31 16 22 36 0+ 1 7 27 17 24

7 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 6,1

Officials: William Humes, Gary Wall, Steve Coleman Technical fouls: Davidson-None. Furman-None. Attendance: 2108 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total Davidson 39 47 86 Furman 35 46 81 Points in the paint-DAV 18,FUR 24. Points off turnovers-DAV 15,FUR 12. 2nd chance points-DAV 13,FUR 4. Fast break points-DAV 2,FUR 11. Bench points-DAV 24,FUR 27. Score tied-4 times. Lead changed-8 times. Last FGDAV 2nd-00:14, FUR 2nd-00:23. Largest lead-DAV by 16 2nd-06:40, FUR by 5 1st-02:31.

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2009-10 BOX SCORES Game #18 — Davidson vs. Wofford Jan. 16, 2010, Spartanburg, S.C. — Johnson Arena VISITORS: Davidson 8-10, 3-3 SoCon tot-fg ## Player fg fga 15 COHEN, Jake f 6 10 23 ROSSITER, Steve f 1 4 01 MCKILLOP, Brendan g 4 11 05 KUHLMAN, JP g 5 13 22 ARCHAMBAULT, Will g 3 8 3 4 12 COCHRAN, Nik 0 0 20 REIGEL, Will 24 BARR, Bryant 0 0 34 BEN-EZE, Frank 0 0 0 0 35 NELMS, Dan 42 ALLISON, Ben 0 1 TEAM Totals.............. 22 51 TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

1st Half: 11-25 44.0% 1st Half: 3-8 37.5% 1st Half: 6-10 60.0%

HOME TEAM: Wofford 12-7, 4-2 SoCon tot-fg fg fga ## Player 41 JOHNSON, Tim f 1 8 f 6 9 42 DAHLMAN, Noah g 1 2 03 SALTERS, Junior 05 DIGGS, Jamar g 1 6 35 LOESING, Brad g 3 7 01 RUNDLES, Cameron 2 5 02 PARKER, Nathan 1 1 0 0 10 GILTNER, Kevin 22 DAWSON, Jason 2 3 0 1 33 GODZINSKI, Corey 50 MARTIN, Terry 2 5 TEAM Totals.............. 19 47 TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

1st Half: 8-23 34.8% 1st Half: 1-6 16.7% 1st Half: 11-14 78.6%

3-pt fg fga 1 1 0 1 0 6 2 6 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 16

rebounds fta of de tot 3 1 3 4 4 0 1 1 0 0 3 3 3 1 4 5 8 3 6 9 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 1 2 3 14 22 9 22 31 ft 2 3 0 3 5 1 0 0 0 0 0

2nd Half: 11-26 42.3% 2nd Half: 1-8 12.5% 2nd Half: 8-12 66.7% 3-pt fg fga 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 10

rebounds fta of de tot 8 6 10 16 7 0 1 1 4 0 3 3 10 0 2 2 0 1 0 1 13 1 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 4 1 3 4 28 44 11 24 35 ft 4 5 2 7 0 9 1 0 0 0 0

2nd Half: 11-24 45.8% 2nd Half: 1-4 25.0% 2nd Half: 17-30 56.7%

pf 5 4 1 1 4 5 2 1 3 0 4

tp 15 5 8 15 12 7 0 0 0 0 0

Game #19 — Western Carolina vs. Davidson Jan. 20, 2010, Davidson, N.C. — John M. Belk Arena

a to blk 0 2 0 0 2 2 2 4 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 0

30 62 3 20 2 Game: 43.1% Game: 25.0% Game: 63.6%

pf 3 4 2 4 0 4 1 0 0 1 1

min 17 28 33 34 28 11 7 9 11 11 11

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tp 6 17 5 9 6 13 3 0 5 0 4

a to blk 0 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 4 3 2 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 2 20 68 8 16 3 Game: 40.4% Game: 20.0% Game: 63.6%

s 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1

s 0 3 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0

min 26 24 23 29 29 23 3 7 12 3 21

7 200

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Officials: Brian Shey, Nathan Quick, Damon Williams Technical fouls: Davidson-TEAM. Wofford-TEAM. Attendance: 2448 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total 31 31 62 Davidson Wofford 28 40 68 Points in the paint-DAV 26,WOF 28. Points off turnovers-DAV 11,WOF 25. 2nd chance points-DAV 12,WOF 9. Fast break points-DAV 0,WOF 0. Bench points-DAV 7,WOF 25. Score tied-7 times. Lead changed-3 times. Last FG-DAV 2nd-00:37, WOF 2nd-00:13. Largest lead-DAV by 9 2nd-15:43, WOF by 6 2nd-00:03.

VISITORS: Western Carolina 15-3, 5-1 SoCon tot-fg 3-pt fg fga fg fga ## Player 02 RUSSELL, Kendall f 1 2 0 0 50 GORDON, Richie f 2 3 0 0 g 6 16 2 5 01 GILES, Brandon 13 WAGINGER, Brigham g 1 7 0 5 22 MUTOMBO, Harouna g 5 8 2 3 0 0 0 0 04 COLE, Keaton 12 WILLIAMS, Mike 4 7 1 1 31 GAILLIARD, Adrian 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 34 GALLAGHER, Blake 42 ROBINSON, Jake 6 9 4 5 TEAM 25 53 9 19 Totals.............. TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

HOME TEAM: Davidson 8-11, 3-4 SoCon tot-fg ## Player fg fga f 2 7 15 COHEN, Jake 23 ROSSITER, Steve f 2 4 01 MCKILLOP, Brendan g 4 12 g 2 12 05 KUHLMAN, JP 22 ARCHAMBAULT, Will g 2 7 12 COCHRAN, Nik 1 1 0 0 20 REIGEL, Will 24 BARR, Bryant 0 1 34 BEN-EZE, Frank 0 0 5 8 42 ALLISON, Ben TEAM Totals.............. 18 52 TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% BOUNDS F Throw %

3-pt fg fga 1 1 0 0 3 7 3 3 2 3 1 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 11 19

pf 5 2 0 3 3 2 2 1 1

tp 11 15 15 18 13 3 4 0 12

a to blk 1 2 2 2 1 0 7 1 0 6 5 0 4 5 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 19 91 21 22 2

s 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0

min 20 30 32 36 29 7 15 4 27

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2nd Half: 16-21 76.2% 2nd Half: 4-7 57.1%

Game: 59.3% Game: 57.9%

DEADBALL RE-

1st Half: 6-15 40.0%

2nd Half: 10-14 71.4%

Game: 55.2%

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rebounds fta of de tot 6 0 2 2 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 4 1 3 4 2 0 4 4 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 1 2 3 2 2 7 14 7 19 26

ft 1 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 1 0

pf 4 3 4 2 1 1 1 0 2 2 2 1 23

tp 9 14 0 23 25 3 0 0 4 9 0

a to blk 1 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 8 1 0 4 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 1

87 21 10 5

s 0 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0

min 26 31 10 35 31 17 4 1 19 12 14

6 200

1st Half: 15-28 53.6% 1st Half: 4-9 44.4%

2nd Half: 19-37 51.4% 2nd Half: 8-16 50.0%

Game: 52.3% Game: 48.0%

DEADBALL RE-

1st Half: 2-7 28.6%

2nd Half: 5-7 71.4%

Game: 50.0%

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Officials: Frankie Bordeaux, John Corio, Jeremy Mosier Technical fouls: Davidson-None. Georgia Southern-Team. Attendance: 2585 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total Davidson 45 46 91 Georgia Southern 36 51 87 Points in the paint-DAV 38,GSU 36. Points off turnovers-DAV 16,GSU 26. 2nd chance points-DAV 19,GSU 10. Fast break points-DAV 4,GSU 2. Bench points-DAV 19,GSU 16. Score tied-3 times. Lead changed-2 times. Last FG-DAV 2nd-02:10, GSU 2nd-00:02. Largest lead-DAV by 21 2nd-10:24, GSU by 1 1st-13:04.

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3-pt fg fga 0 2 0 0 3 11 1 7 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 6 26

rebounds fta of de tot 4 1 3 4 4 5 5 10 2 0 3 3 7 1 3 4 6 1 7 8 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 6 4 4 8 2 3 5 25 35 14 31 45 ft 2 2 2 6 3 4 0 1 0 5

2nd Half: 14-25 56.0% 2nd Half: 6-14 42.9% 2nd Half: 11-15 73.3%

tp 2 9 19 4 12 0 11 0 0 20

a to blk 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 7 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 2 0

28 77 11 8 Game: 47.2% Game: 47.4% Game: 60.0%

pf 4 4 2 2 3 2 0 2 0 5

1

s 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0

min 11 16 34 38 27 4 19 5 11 35

5 200

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tp 6 6 13 11 9 6 0 1 0 15

a to blk 0 3 1 2 0 0 2 1 0 4 3 0 1 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 1 24 67 11 15 2 Game: 34.6% Game: 23.1% Game: 71.4%

s 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

min 19 31 35 37 26 13 1 16 5 17

0 200

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Game #21 — College of Charleston vs. Davidson Jan. 28, 2010, Davidson, N.C. — John M. Belk Arena

1st Half: 16-33 48.5% 1st Half: 7-12 58.3%

HOME TEAM: Georgia Southern 5-16, 2-6 SoCon tot-fg 3-pt ## Player fg fga fg fga 02 SPENCER, Rory f 4 8 0 0 53 WOHLLEB, Colby f 5 9 4 7 01 RUCKER, J g 0 0 0 0 10 HANSON, Antonio g 9 18 5 10 50 POWERS, Willie g 9 18 3 7 05 JOHNSON, Antoine 1 1 0 0 13 JANISZEWSKI, K 0 1 0 0 21 TROUPE, Tyler 0 0 0 0 22 DRAYTON, Ben 2 4 0 1 23 PERRY, Sandy 4 5 0 0 35 BASKERVILLE, C 0 1 0 0 Team Totals.............. 34 65 12 25 TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% BOUNDS F Throw %

rebounds fta of de tot 2 1 5 6 3 3 2 5 3 1 2 3 7 0 2 2 4 3 7 10 0 0 2 2 2 1 1 2 1 0 1 1 7 3 6 9 1 1 2 16 29 13 29 42 ft 0 1 2 5 3 0 1 0 4

1st Half: 4-27 14.8% 1st Half: 0-12 0.0% 1st Half: 14-20 70.0%

2nd Half: 8-26 30.8% 2nd Half: 3-8 37.5% 2nd Half: 14-17 82.4%

pf 5 4 3 2 3 0 2 5 2 2

Officials: Jerry Heater, Tim Nestor, Steve Pyatt Technical fouls: Western Carolina-None. Davidson-None. Attendance: 4624 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total 44 33 77 Western Carolina Davidson 22 45 67 Points in the paint-WCU 22,DAV 22. Points off turnovers-WCU 23,DAV 8. 2nd chance points-WCU 7,DAV 18. Fast break points-WCU 0,DAV 0. Bench points-WCU 31,DAV 22. Score tied-0 times. Lead changed-0 times. Last FGWCU 2nd-03:10, DAV 2nd-00:25. Largest lead-WCU by 24 2nd-18:11, DAV None.

Game #20 — Davidson vs. Georgia Southern Jan. 23, 2010, Statesboro, Ga. — Hanner Fieldhouse VISITORS: Davidson 9-11, 4-4 SoCon tot-fg ## Player fg fga 15 COHEN, Jake f 5 8 23 ROSSITER, Steve f 7 8 01 MCKILLOP, Brendan g 5 12 05 KUHLMAN, JP g 5 7 22 ARCHAMBAULT, Will g 4 7 12 COCHRAN, Nik 1 5 24 BARR, Bryant 1 2 34 BEN-EZE, Frank 0 0 42 ALLISON, Ben 4 5 TEAM Totals.............. 32 54

1st Half: 17-27 63.0% 1st Half: 6-11 54.5% 1st Half: 4-13 30.8%

rebounds fta of de tot 0 0 2 2 7 2 3 5 8 0 8 8 2 0 3 3 4 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 4 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 5 1 0 1 1 3 4 18 30 5 27 32 ft 0 5 5 2 0 0 2 0 0 4

VISITORS: College of Charleston 13-8, 8-2 SoCon tot-fg 3-pt ## Player fg fga fg fga 42 BREEDEN, Casaan f 2 3 1 2 53 HALL, Willis f 2 7 0 0 01 MONROE, Donavan g 3 9 2 2 03 GOUDELOCK, Andrew g 10 20 1 8 32 WHITE JR., Tony g 7 13 3 5 02 SUNDBERG, Matt 1 4 0 1 04 LAWRENCE, Andrew 2 3 0 1 05 WRIGHT, Rashad 0 0 0 0 TEAM Totals.............. 27 59 7 19 TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

1st Half: 13-32 40.6% 1st Half: 5-9 55.6% 1st Half: 5-5 100%

2nd Half: 14-27 51.9% 2nd Half: 2-10 20.0% 2nd Half: 5-10 50.0%

HOME TEAM: Davidson 10-11, 5-4 SoCon tot-fg 3-pt ## Player fg fga fg fga 15 COHEN, Jake f 5 9 1 3 23 ROSSITER, Steve f 3 5 0 0 01 MCKILLOP, Brendan g 2 11 1 7 05 KUHLMAN, JP g 8 14 3 5 22 ARCHAMBAULT, Will g 8 9 4 5 12 COCHRAN, Nik 0 0 0 0 24 BARR, Bryant 0 3 0 1 34 BEN-EZE, Frank 1 1 0 0 35 NELMS, Dan 0 0 0 0 42 ALLISON, Ben 1 4 0 0 TEAM Totals.............. 28 56 9 21 TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

1st Half: 13-28 46.4% 1st Half: 5-10 50.0% 1st Half: 5-8 62.5%

rebounds fta of de tot 2 1 7 8 2 4 0 4 2 0 2 2 2 0 4 4 6 1 3 4 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 6 10 15 11 19 30 ft 0 2 2 1 5 0 0 0

ft 4 5 4 0 4 0 0 2 0 2

rebounds fta of de tot 5 2 3 5 6 2 8 10 4 0 5 5 0 1 2 3 5 3 2 5 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 2 2 2 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 1 2

21 26 12 24 36

2nd Half: 15-28 53.6% 2nd Half: 4-11 36.4% 2nd Half: 16-18 88.9%

pf 4 5 1 1 3 2 3 2

tp 5 6 10 22 22 2 4 0

a to blk 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1

21 71 3

8

Game: 45.8% Game: 36.8% Game: 66.7%

pf 2 1 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 2

tp 15 11 9 19 24 0 0 4 0 4

3

Game: 50.0% Game: 42.9% Game: 80.8%

min 34 27 34 39 35 16 12 3

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a to blk 0 2 0 3 0 2 7 0 1 3 1 0 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0

12 86 17 6

s 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0

6

s 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0

min 27 25 31 38 33 5 13 12 1 15

5 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 2

Officials: Ray Natili, Barry Mathis, Antinio Petty Technical fouls: College of Charleston-None. Davidson-None. Attendance: 4619 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total College of Charleston 36 35 71 Davidson 36 50 86 Points in the paint-COFC 34,DAV 30. Points off turnovers-COFC 11,DAV 10. 2nd chance points-COFC 11,DAV 19. Fast break points-COFC 2,DAV 2. Bench points-COFC 6,DAV 8. Score tied-7 times. Lead changed-8 times. Last FG-COFC 2nd-03:16, DAV 2nd-01:22. Largest lead-COFC by 14 1st-12:18, DAV by 15 2nd-00:42.


2009-10 BOX SCORES Game #23 — Georgia Southern vs. Davidson Feb. 6, 2010, Davidson, N.C. — John M. Belk Arena

Game #22 — The Citadel vs. Davidson Jan. 30, 2010, Davidson, N.C. — John M. Belk Arena VISITORS: The Citadel 10-12, 4-6 SoCon tot-fg ## Player fg fga f 3 7 12 DuPONT, Harrison 21 STREETER, Bryan f 5 9 f 0 1 24 DAHN, Austin 15 URBANUS, Zach g 5 14 g 7 21 22 WELLS, Cameron 00 WOLFINGER, Joe 1 2 03 MORABBI, Cosmo 1 1 20 CHERRY, Ben 2 4 33 EYKYN, Daniel 0 1 34 HOLSTON, Bo 0 1 TEAM Totals.............. 24 61 TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

1st Half: 13-31 41.9% 1st Half: 4-11 36.4% 1st Half: 3-6 50.0%

3-pt fg fga 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 5 0 2 0 0 1 1 1 3 0 1 0 0 4 15

2nd Half: 8-23 34.8% 2nd Half: 0-3 0.0% 2nd Half: 8-8 100%

HOME TEAM: Davidson 11-11, 6-4 SoCon 3-pt tot-fg fg fga fg fga ## Player f 7 14 1 3 15 COHEN, Jake f 4 7 1 3 23 ROSSITER, Steve 01 MCKILLOP, Brendan g 6 11 4 9 05 KUHLMAN, JP g 2 10 1 4 22 ARCHAMBAULT, Will g 4 11 0 3 0 4 0 2 12 COCHRAN, Nik 24 BARR, Bryant 2 2 0 0 34 BEN-EZE, Frank 1 1 0 0 35 NELMS, Dan 0 1 0 0 42 ALLISON, Ben 1 2 1 2 TEAM 27 63 8 26 Totals.............. TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

1st Half: 13-30 43.3% 1st Half: 5-10 50.0% 1st Half: 2-3 66.7%

rebounds fta of de tot 0 1 5 6 2 3 4 7 0 0 3 3 0 1 4 5 9 0 3 3 3 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 3 2 5 11 14 10 24 34 ft 0 0 0 0 8 3 0 0 0 0

rebounds fta of de tot 5 1 7 8 2 3 4 7 1 0 3 3 0 1 1 2 1 4 4 8 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 3 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 2 6 5 9 15 28 43

ft 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

2nd Half: 11-29 37.9% 2nd Half: 1-14 7.1% 2nd Half: 1-2 50.0%

pf 3 4 2 0 3 1 0 1 3 2

tp 7 10 0 11 22 5 3 5 0 0

a to blk 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 2 1 0 5 3 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 19 63 9 10 2 Game: 39.3% Game: 26.7% Game: 78.6%

pf 1 3 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 3

tp 18 10 17 5 8 0 4 2 0 3

min 24 33 35 39 36 12 10 15 12 9

6 225

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 2

a to blk 2 1 1 1 1 2 6 3 0 2 2 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0

13 67 15 14 6 Game: 42.9% Game: 30.8% Game: 55.6%

s 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0

s 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

min 32 23 39 42 32 7 18 13 5 14

1 225

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 1

Officials: William Covington Sr., Rick Ridenhour, Scott Smith Technical fouls: The Citadel-None. Davidson-None. Attendance: 2673 Score by Periods 1st 2nd OT Total The Citadel 33 24 6 63 Davidson 33 24 10 67 Points in the paint-CIT 38,DAV 36. Points off turnovers-CIT 18,DAV 15. 2nd chance points-CIT 8,DAV 12. Fast break points-CIT 7,DAV 0. Bench points-CIT 13,DAV 9. Score tied-7 times. Lead changed-7 times. Last FG-CIT OT-02:00, DAV OT-00:55. Largest lead-CIT by 15 1st-08:05, DAV by 4 2nd-04:20.

VISITORS: Georgia Southern 6-19, 3-9 SoCon tot-fg 3-pt ## Player fg fga fg fga f 5 13 0 0 02 SPENCER, Rory 53 WOHLLEB, Colby f 4 6 4 5 01 RUCKER, J g 0 0 0 0 g 0 6 0 4 10 HANSON, Antonio 50 POWERS, Willie g 8 17 1 4 05 JOHNSON, Antoine 2 4 0 0 2 3 1 1 21 TROUPE, Tyler 22 DRAYTON, Ben 2 8 0 1 23 PERRY, Sandy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 35 BASKERVILLE, C Team Totals.............. 23 57 6 15 TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

1st Half: 11-25 44.0% 1st Half: 4-7 57.1% 1st Half: 11-13 84.6%

2nd Half: 12-32 37.5% 2nd Half: 2-8 25.0% 2nd Half: 11-12 91.7%

HOME TEAM: Davidson 12-11, 7-4 SoCon 3-pt tot-fg ## Player fg fga fg fga 15 COHEN, Jake f 6 10 2 2 22 ARCHAMBAULT, Will f 5 11 1 5 23 ROSSITER, Steve f 1 2 0 0 01 MCKILLOP, Brendan g 5 10 2 5 g 7 9 0 0 05 KUHLMAN, JP 12 COCHRAN, Nik 2 3 0 1 24 BARR, Bryant 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 34 BEN-EZE, Frank 35 NELMS, Dan 0 0 0 0 42 ALLISON, Ben 1 3 0 1 TEAM Totals.............. 27 49 5 14 TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

1st Half: 15-25 60.0% 1st Half: 2-5 40.0% 1st Half: 10-14 71.4%

rebounds fta of de tot 9 2 3 5 2 2 2 4 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 6 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 4 4 2 2 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 2 2 4 22 25 11 16 27 ft 8 2 0 0 6 0 2 4 0 0

rebounds fta of de tot 4 1 1 2 3 2 3 5 2 3 6 9 4 0 3 3 14 2 2 4 7 0 2 2 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 5 7 1 2 3 25 36 11 27 38 ft 4 1 2 3 10 5 0 0 0 0

2nd Half: 12-24 50.0% 2nd Half: 3-9 33.3% 2nd Half: 15-22 68.2%

pf 2 3 5 4 3 4 4 2 1 3

tp 18 14 0 0 23 4 7 8 0 0

a to blk 0 1 4 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 7 7 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

31 74 11 13 4 Game: 40.4% Game: 40.0% Game: 88.0%

pf 3 5 2 3 2 1 3 1 1 2

tp 18 12 4 15 24 9 0 0 0 2

min 27 29 26 22 34 13 14 24 2 9

8 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 0

a to blk 1 1 1 4 2 0 2 4 1 1 2 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 23 84 14 16 2 Game: 55.1% Game: 35.7% Game: 69.4%

s 0 1 2 2 1 0 2 0 0 0

s 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

min 22 24 28 35 34 18 9 5 6 19

3 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 5

Officials: John Corio, Mike Cowart, Rick Pate Technical fouls: Georgia Southern-WOHLLEB, Colby. Davidson-None. Attendance: 4784 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total Georgia Southern 37 37 74 42 42 84 Davidson Points in the paint-GSU 28,DAV 36. Points off turnovers-GSU 17,DAV 17. 2nd chance points-GSU 7,DAV 11. Fast break points-GSU 7,DAV 14. Bench points-GSU 19,DAV 11. Score tied-10 times. Lead changed-12 times. Last FG-GSU 2nd-00:39, DAV 2nd-01:45. Largest lead-GSU by 5 1st-03:56, DAV by 13 2nd-11:46.

Game #24 — Davidson vs. Appalachian State Feb. 11, 2010, Boone, N.C. — Holmes Center VISITORS: Davidson 12-12, 7-5 SoCon tot-fg ## Player fg fga 15 COHEN, Jake f 4 11 23 ROSSITER, Steve f 0 2 01 MCKILLOP, Brendan g 2 8 05 KUHLMAN, JP g 4 14 22 ARCHAMBAULT, Will g 3 7 12 COCHRAN, Nik 0 0 20 REIGEL, Will 0 0 24 BARR, Bryant 5 8 34 BEN-EZE, Frank 1 3 35 NELMS, Dan 0 0 42 ALLISON, Ben 1 8 TEAM Totals.............. 20 61 TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

1st Half: 10-33 30.3% 1st Half: 7-18 38.9% 1st Half: 3-5 60.0%

3-pt fg fga 0 4 0 0 2 7 1 6 1 5 0 0 0 0 5 7 0 0 0 0 0 3 9 32

2nd Half: 10-28 35.7% 2nd Half: 2-14 14.3% 2nd Half: 4-4 100%

HOME TEAM: Appalachian State 15-10, 9-4 SoCon tot-fg 3-pt ## Player fg fga fg fga 25 HUNTER, Josh f 2 7 0 0 32 BUTTS, Isaac c 2 3 0 0 00 SIMS, Donald g 9 14 2 2 15 BOOTH, Jeremi g 0 4 0 1 23 BRAND, Kellen g 3 7 2 3 01 ABRAHAM, Ryann 0 1 0 1 11 HEALY, Nathan 1 2 0 0 12 WRIGHT, Marcus 4 7 2 2 33 WEBB, Tyler 0 0 0 0 50 WILLIAMSON, Andre 2 3 0 0 TEAM Totals.............. 23 48 6 9 TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

1st Half: 9-25 36.0% 1st Half: 2-5 40.0% 1st Half: 8-9 88.9%

rebounds fta of de tot 3 1 3 4 0 3 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 4 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 4 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 2 2 0 2 2 2 2 4 7 9 10 18 28

ft 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2

rebounds fta of de tot 7 5 5 10 1 2 7 9 5 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 4 2 0 3 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 6 1 1 14 18 9 32 41 ft 4 0 5 0 2 2 1 0 0 0

2nd Half: 14-23 60.9% 2nd Half: 4-4 100% 2nd Half: 6-9 66.7%

pf 4 4 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 2 2

tp 10 0 6 9 10 0 0 15 2 0 4

a to blk 2 1 0 0 3 0 6 1 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1

19 56 13 10 2 Game: 32.8% Game: 28.1% Game: 77.8%

pf 2 3 0 0 2 0 2 3 0 1

tp 8 4 25 0 10 2 3 10 0 4

min 20 22 35 35 26 3 4 21 9 9 16

9 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 1

a to blk 1 3 1 0 3 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2

13 66 7 17 3 Game: 47.9% Game: 66.7% Game: 77.8%

s 1 1 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1

s 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

min 27 28 36 14 30 13 6 27 4 15

4 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 2

Officials: Dwayne Gladden, Mike Wood, Anthony Jordan Technical fouls: Davidson-None. Appalachian State-None. Attendance: 2007 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total Davidson 30 26 56 Appalachian State 28 38 66 Points in the paint-DAV 18,ASU 24. Points off turnovers-DAV 20,ASU 15. 2nd chance points-DAV 12,ASU 7. Fast break points-DAV 2,ASU 8. Bench points-DAV 21,ASU 19. Score tied-6 times. Lead changed-8 times. Last FGDAV 2nd-01:42, ASU 2nd-00:13. Largest lead-DAV by 2 1st-17:49, ASU by 10 2nd-00:13.

Brendan McKillop recorded 17 points and six assists in a home win over e Citadel.

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2009-10 BOX SCORES Game #25 — Davidson vs. Western Carolina Feb. 13, 2010, Cullowhee, N.C. — Ramsey Activity Center VISITORS: Davidson 13-12, 8-5 SoCon tot-fg ## Player fg fga f 3 8 15 COHEN, Jake 22 ARCHAMBAULT, Will f 2 5 23 ROSSITER, Steve f 3 5 01 MCKILLOP, Brendan g 0 6 05 KUHLMAN, JP g 4 10 12 COCHRAN, Nik 5 6 3 8 24 BARR, Bryant 34 BEN-EZE, Frank 0 0 35 NELMS, Dan 0 0 6 8 42 ALLISON, Ben TEAM Totals.............. 26 56 TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

1st Half: 13-25 52.0% 1st Half: 4-13 30.8% 1st Half: 7-9 77.8%

3-pt fg fga 0 1 1 3 0 1 0 5 1 3 2 2 3 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 23

2nd Half: 13-31 41.9% 2nd Half: 3-10 30.0% 2nd Half: 9-13 69.2%

HOME TEAM: Western Carolina 18-8, 8-6 SoCon 3-pt tot-fg ## Player fg fga fg fga 31 GAILLIARD, Adrian f 2 2 0 0 f 1 3 0 0 50 GORDON, Richie 01 GILES, Brandon g 5 8 2 2 13 WAGINGER, Brigham g 4 9 1 4 22 MUTOMBO, Harouna g 6 13 1 2 02 RUSSELL, Kendall 0 1 0 0 04 COLE, Keaton 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 11 PHILLIP, Anthony 12 WILLIAMS, Mike 4 9 1 1 42 ROBINSON, Jake 3 10 3 9 TEAM Totals.............. 26 58 8 18 TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

1st Half: 15-26 57.7% 1st Half: 5-7 71.4% 1st Half: 5-6 83.3%

rebounds ft fta of de tot 8 11 3 3 6 0 0 1 1 2 4 6 3 2 5 0 1 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 2 2 1 2 3 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 7 1 7 8 16 22 13 25 38

rebounds fta of de tot 0 0 1 1 3 1 3 4 2 0 0 0 0 2 3 5 4 4 4 8 6 3 1 4 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 5 5 2 0 1 1 1 1 12 17 10 21 31 ft 0 1 1 0 2 6 0 0 0 2

2nd Half: 11-32 34.4% 2nd Half: 3-11 27.3% 2nd Half: 7-11 63.6%

pf 4 1 1 2 3 2 0 1 0 1

tp 14 5 10 0 11 14 9 0 0 12

Game #26 — Wofford vs. Davidson Feb. 17, 2010, Davidson, N.C. — John M. Belk Arena

a to blk 1 3 1 1 1 1 1 2 0 9 0 0 1 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0

15 75 15 12 2 Game: 46.4% Game: 30.4% Game: 72.7%

pf 1 4 3 3 1 3 0 0 1 1

tp 4 3 13 9 15 6 2 0 9 11

17 72 11 9

min 20 19 21 34 32 23 16 7 2 26

5 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 1

a to blk 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 1 3 1 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 1 0

Game: 44.8% Game: 44.4% Game: 70.6%

s 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1

2

s 1 1 0 2 2 0 1 0 1 0

min 17 22 18 35 33 13 12 2 21 27

8 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 3

Officials: Shawn Carpenter, Steve Coleman, Brian Shey Technical fouls: Davidson-None. Western Carolina-None. Attendance: 2471 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total Davidson 37 38 75 40 32 72 Western Carolina Points in the paint-DAV 32,WCU 18. Points off turnovers-DAV 8,WCU 14. 2nd chance points-DAV 12,WCU 2. Fast break points-DAV 0,WCU 4. Bench points-DAV 35,WCU 28. Score tied-9 times. Lead changed-7 times. Last FGDAV 2nd-01:05, WCU 2nd-00:09. Largest lead-DAV by 4 2nd-06:40, WCU by 8 1st-05:50.

Game #27 — Furman vs. Davidson Feb. 20, 2010, Davidson, N.C. — John M. Belk Arena VISITORS: Furman 12-15, 6-10 SoCon tot-fg ## Player fg fga 31 SAAKA, Amu f 4 12 43 REDDICK, Colin f 1 1 01 DEHM, Justin g 8 13 05 EVANS, Darryl g 3 4 11 MILLER, Jordan g 2 4 02 DUVAL, Neil 0 1 04 STATES, Noah 0 1 24 SEBIRUMBI, Brandon 0 0 32 BARNES, Bryson 4 6 50 TOLER, Chris 1 4 TEAM Totals.............. 23 46 TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

1st Half: 12-23 52.2% 1st Half: 6-10 60.0% 1st Half: 0-0 0.0%

3-pt fg fga 0 2 0 0 6 10 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 9 18

2nd Half: 11-23 47.8% 2nd Half: 3-8 37.5% 2nd Half: 3-7 42.9%

HOME TEAM: Davidson 14-13, 9-6 SoCon tot-fg 3-pt ## Player fg fga fg fga 15 COHEN, Jake f 5 13 0 3 23 ROSSITER, Steve f 1 4 0 1 01 MCKILLOP, Brendan g 3 12 2 9 05 KUHLMAN, JP g 5 9 0 1 24 BARR, Bryant g 1 2 0 0 12 COCHRAN, Nik 1 2 1 1 20 REIGEL, Will 1 1 0 0 22 ARCHAMBAULT, Will 5 9 1 4 35 NELMS, Dan 0 0 0 0 42 ALLISON, Ben 1 2 0 0 TEAM Totals.............. 23 54 4 19 TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

1st Half: 15-31 48.4% 1st Half: 2-10 20.0% 1st Half: 2-4 50.0%

rebounds fta of de tot 2 1 4 5 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 3 3 0 7 7 0 1 2 3 0 1 4 5 1 1 3 7 4 25 29

ft 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0

rebounds fta of de tot 6 0 4 4 4 4 3 7 2 0 2 2 0 2 5 7 1 1 1 2 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 2 1 1 2 11 17 9 22 31 ft 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3

2nd Half: 8-23 34.8% 2nd Half: 2-9 22.2% 2nd Half: 9-13 69.2%

pf 4 3 0 0 4 0 1 4 3 2

tp 9 2 22 8 5 0 0 1 9 2

a to blk 0 2 0 0 5 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 21 58 10 19 1 Game: 50.0% Game: 50.0% Game: 42.9%

pf 1 1 1 0 2 4 1 2 1 3

tp 14 5 8 10 2 3 2 12 0 5

1st Half: 12-23 52.2% 1st Half: 3-5 60.0% 1st Half: 11-13 84.6%

5 13

2nd Half: 10-24 41.7% 2nd Half: 2-8 25.0% 2nd Half: 13-20 65.0%

HOME TEAM: Davidson 13-13, 8-6 SoCon tot-fg 3-pt fg fga fg fga ## Player 15 COHEN, Jake f 3 9 1 3 23 ROSSITER, Steve f 1 2 0 0 0 4 01 MCKILLOP, Brendan g 0 5 05 KUHLMAN, JP g 5 11 1 5 22 ARCHAMBAULT, Will g 2 4 1 2 0 2 0 2 12 COCHRAN, Nik 20 REIGEL, Will 0 1 0 0 24 BARR, Bryant 2 4 1 2 0 1 0 1 25 ATKINSON, AJ 35 NELMS, Dan 0 0 0 0 42 ALLISON, Ben 0 5 0 1 TEAM Totals.............. 13 44 4 20 TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

1st Half: 5-24 20.8% 1st Half: 2-10 20.0% 1st Half: 10-14 71.4%

rebounds fta of de tot 4 2 6 8 10 3 3 6 0 0 3 3 2 0 0 0 4 0 1 1 3 1 3 4 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 3 4 7 24 33 10 25 35 ft 2 7 0 2 4 1 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 2 1

rebounds fta of de tot 10 2 3 5 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 3 2 4 6 4 1 3 4 2 3 1 4 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 2 2 1 1 21 26 9 20 29 ft 10 2 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 1

2nd Half: 8-20 40.0% 2nd Half: 2-10 20.0% 2nd Half: 11-12 91.7%

pf 4 2 3 2 1 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 4 0

tp 4 19 6 10 9 7 0 6 2 2 1 0 2 4 1

a to blk 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1

23 73 9 10 1 Game: 46.8% Game: 38.5% Game: 72.7%

pf 4 5 0 4 1 2 2 3 0 2 5

tp 17 4 0 13 7 2 2 5 0 0 1

min 26 26 17 26 27 22 4 15 1 1 12 1 10 11 1

5 201

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 4

a to blk 0 2 1 0 2 1 2 1 0 2 3 0 0 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0

28 51 7 13 2 Game: 29.5% Game: 20.0% Game: 80.8%

s 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

s 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1

min 21 14 36 32 19 24 10 17 1 9 17

6 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 2

Officials: Ron Groover, Sean Casady, Bill Covington Jr. Technical fouls: Wofford-None. Davidson-None. Attendance: 4211 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total Wofford 38 35 73 Davidson 22 29 51 Points in the paint-WOF 24,DAV 12. Points off turnovers-WOF 20,DAV 13. 2nd chance points-WOF 15,DAV 9. Fast break points-WOF 4,DAV 2. Bench points-WOF 25,DAV 10. Score tied-2 times. Lead changed-1 time. Last FG-WOF 2nd-01:46, DAV 2nd-00:22. Largest lead-WOF by 27 2nd-06:09, DAV by 5 1st-19:13.

min 25 11 37 27 22 7 14 28 18 11

6 200

s 0 2 2 0 1 2 0 1 0 0

min 28 26 33 34 19 13 8 22 7 10

8 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 3

Officials: William Covington Sr., Kevin Scott, Quintin Murphy Technical fouls: Furman-None. Davidson-None. Attendance: 4415 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total Furman 30 28 58 Davidson 34 27 61 Points in the paint-FUR 26,DAV 32. Points off turnovers-FUR 20,DAV 22. 2nd chance points-FUR 2,DAV 8. Fast break points-FUR 4,DAV 2. Bench points-FUR 12,DAV 22. Score tied-2 times. Lead changed-8 times. Last FGFUR 2nd-00:04, DAV 2nd-03:13. Largest lead-FUR by 5 1st-10:19, DAV by 12 2nd-05:50.

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TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

3-pt fg fga 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 2 1 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 1

a to blk 2 2 1 2 0 0 3 1 0 0 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 16 61 11 12 2 Game: 42.6% Game: 21.1% Game: 64.7%

s 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 0

VISITORS: Wofford 20-8, 12-3 SoCon tot-fg ## Player fg fga f 1 3 41 JOHNSON, Tim 42 DAHLMAN, Noah f 6 10 03 SALTERS, Junior g 2 6 g 4 10 05 DIGGS, Jamar 35 LOESING, Brad g 2 8 01 RUNDLES, Cameron 3 3 0 1 02 PARKER, Nathan 10 GILTNER, Kevin 2 2 12 WAGENER, Taylor 0 0 0 0 15 STEELMAN, Matt 22 DAWSON, Jason 0 0 25 TECKLENBERG, Joseph 0 0 1 2 33 GODZINSKI, Corey 50 MARTIN, Terry 1 2 53 RINKSALIS, Domas 0 0 TEAM Totals.............. 22 47

Ben Allison registered 12 points and seven rebounds in a road victory at Western Carolina.


2009-10 BOX SCORES Game #28 — Davidson vs. Chattanooga Feb. 22, 2010, Chattanooga, Tenn. — The McKenzie Arena VISITORS: Davidson 14-14, 9-7 SoCon tot-fg 3-pt fg fga fg fga ## Player 15 COHEN, Jake f 6 15 1 3 23 ROSSITER, Steve f 2 4 0 0 01 MCKILLOP, Brendan g 5 11 5 11 g 2 10 1 7 05 KUHLMAN, JP 24 BARR, Bryant g 3 9 2 8 12 COCHRAN, Nik 5 7 3 4 20 REIGEL, Will 0 0 0 0 3 5 2 3 22 ARCHAMBAULT, Will 34 BEN-EZE, Frank 0 0 0 0 35 NELMS, Dan 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 42 ALLISON, Ben TEAM Totals.............. 27 65 14 36 TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

1st Half: 14-28 50.0% 1st Half: 7-14 50.0% 1st Half: 0-3 0.0%

2nd Half: 13-37 35.1% 2nd Half: 7-22 31.8% 2nd Half: 5-7 71.4%

HOME TEAM: Chattanooga 14-15, 6-10 SoCon 3-pt tot-fg ## Player fg fga fg fga f 0 0 0 0 44 WATSON, Sam 53 SAFFORE, Jeremy c 3 4 0 0 03 BELL, Keegan g 6 9 2 3 22 TAYLOR, Ricky g 7 12 2 6 23 PATTERSON, Ty g 6 12 4 7 01 WILLIAMS, Jasper 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 04 HARVEY, Dante 10 ODEM, Josh 0 5 0 2 12 CAGE, Troy 0 3 0 1 14 SMITH, Jeff 0 1 0 1 34 JEFFERSON, DeAntre 1 4 0 0 42 McKEITHER, Ridge 3 6 0 1 TEAM Totals.............. 26 56 8 21 TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

1st Half: 13-31 41.9% 1st Half: 3-11 27.3% 1st Half: 3-4 75.0%

rebounds fta of de tot 5 4 3 7 1 2 3 5 0 0 5 5 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 3 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 3 2 2 5 10 12 23 35

ft 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0

rebounds ft fta of de tot 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 4 2 6 0 5 5 6 6 0 3 3 4 6 3 5 8 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 4 2 2 4 3 4 0 3 3 3 4 7 18 27 10 31 41

2nd Half: 13-25 52.0% 2nd Half: 5-10 50.0% 2nd Half: 15-23 65.2%

pf 2 1 3 4 2 2 0 3 2 2 3

tp 16 4 15 5 8 13 0 10 0 0 2

Game #29 — UNC Greensboro vs. Davidson Feb. 24, 2010, Davidson, N.C. — John M. Belk Arena

a to blk 2 2 2 5 3 0 3 1 0 6 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1

24 73 19 12 4 Game: 41.5% Game: 38.9% Game: 50.0%

pf 4 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 1 4 3

tp 0 7 16 22 20 0 0 0 0 0 4 9

min 24 26 34 33 20 23 1 14 5 5 15

1 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 0

a to blk 2 3 0 0 0 3 6 2 0 3 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0

20 78 15 10 4 Game: 46.4% Game: 38.1% Game: 66.7%

s 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

s 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 1

min 17 21 33 28 33 7 3 13 6 7 18 14

8 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 6

Officials: Mike Wood, Jamie Luckie, Ray Natili Technical fouls: Davidson-None. Chattanooga-None. Attendance: 3394 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total Davidson 35 38 73 Chattanooga 32 46 78 Points in the paint-DAV 26,UTC 28. Points off turnovers-DAV 13,UTC 16. 2nd chance points-DAV 15,UTC 10. Fast break points-DAV 2,UTC 4. Bench points-DAV 25,UTC 13. Score tied-4 times. Lead changed-11 times. Last FGDAV 2nd-00:06, UTC 2nd-00:41 Largest lead-DAV by 6 1st-05:08, UTC by 13 1st-13:52.

VISITORS: UNC Greensboro 6-22, 5-12 SoCon 3-pt tot-fg ## Player fg fga fg fga 24 STYWALL, Ben f 0 4 0 0 f 2 5 0 0 44 BROWN, Pete 04 KOIVISTO, Mikko g 1 9 1 5 12 RANDALL, Kyle g 6 12 1 3 g 7 12 2 5 15 TONEY, Kendall 11 VAN DUSSEN, Korey 0 2 0 0 21 BONE, Elhanan 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 22 EVANS, Brandon 50 COLE, Brian 5 8 1 2 TEAM 21 53 5 15 Totals.............. TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

1st Half: 9-25 36.0% 1st Half: 3-8 37.5% 1st Half: 5-8 62.5%

1st Half: 12-23 52.2% 1st Half: 5-10 50.0% 1st Half: 3-4 75.0%

TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

1st Half: 11-30 36.7% 1st Half: 8-19 42.1% 1st Half: 5-8 62.5%

HOME TEAM: Elon 8-22, 5-13 SoCon tot-fg ## Player fg fga 32 CONSTANTINE, Adam f 6 8 44 DOUGLAS, TJ f 3 6 05 CARTER, Devan g 5 10 13 LONG, Chris g 5 14 20 OGOLO, Jon g 2 2 00 BONNEY, Josh 3 6 01 SPRADLIN, Drew 9 18 02 BIRDETTE, Terrance 2 4 04 ERVIN, Brett 0 0 33 GRABLE, Scott 1 1 TEAM Totals.............. 36 69 TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

1st Half: 18-28 64.3% 1st Half: 4-7 57.1% 1st Half: 1-3 33.3%

pf 4 4 2 0 3 1 1 2 1

tp 1 4 5 15 16 0 0 1 14

a to blk 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 18 56 7 6 3 Game: 39.6% Game: 33.3% Game: 75.0%

rebounds fta of de tot 4 3 3 6 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 2 0 3 4 7 0 0 2 2 3 0 5 5 0 0 1 1 5 2 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 5 1 1 9 12 11 24 35

ft 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 4 0 0

2nd Half: 8-21 38.1% 2nd Half: 6-13 46.2% 2nd Half: 6-8 75.0%

pf 4 0 1 0 2 3 0 0 1 2

min 18 25 35 38 31 5 6 10 32

9 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 1

tp 6 0 9 11 5 14 2 13 0 0

a to blk 0 3 0 3 0 1 6 0 0 1 2 1 0 3 0 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 13 60 15 18 3 Game: 45.5% Game: 47.8% Game: 75.0%

s 0 0 1 4 2 0 0 1 1

s 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

min 19 13 31 32 15 32 9 30 3 16

2 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 1

Officials: Ted Valentine, Jason Page, William Humes Technical fouls: UNC Greensboro-None. Davidson-None. Attendance: 3890 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total 26 30 56 UNC Greensboro Davidson 32 28 60 Points in the paint-UNCG 22,DAV 18. Points off turnovers-UNCG 20,DAV 6. 2nd chance points-UNCG 11,DAV 8. Fast break points-UNCG 2,DAV 2. Bench points-UNCG 15,DAV 29. Score tied-2 times. Lead changed-2 times. Last FG-UNCG 2nd-00:56, DAV 2nd-00:28. Largest lead-UNCG by 7 2nd-11:19, DAV by 9 1st-10:08.

Game #31 — Davidson vs. Elon March 5, 2010, Charlotte, N.C. — Bojangles Coliseum Southern Conference Tournament

Game #30 — Davidson vs. Elon Feb. 27, 2010, Elon, N.C. — Alumni Gymnasium VISITORS: Davidson 16-14, 11-7 SoCon tot-fg ## Player fg fga 15 COHEN, Jake f 8 16 23 ROSSITER, Steve f 2 7 01 MCKILLOP, Brendan g 8 15 05 KUHLMAN, JP g 9 19 24 BARR, Bryant g 1 5 12 COCHRAN, Nik 2 6 20 REIGEL, Will 0 0 22 ARCHAMBAULT, Will 0 2 34 BEN-EZE, Frank 0 1 35 NELMS, Dan 0 0 42 ALLISON, Ben 2 5 TEAM Totals.............. 32 76

2nd Half: 12-28 42.9% 2nd Half: 2-7 28.6% 2nd Half: 4-4 100%

HOME TEAM: Davidson 15-14, 10-7 SoCon tot-fg 3-pt ## Player fg fga fg fga f 2 4 0 0 23 ROSSITER, Steve 35 NELMS, Dan f 0 0 0 0 01 MCKILLOP, Brendan g 3 6 3 6 22 ARCHAMBAULT, Will g 4 10 3 5 24 BARR, Bryant g 2 5 1 4 05 KUHLMAN, JP 4 6 3 4 1 3 0 2 12 COCHRAN, Nik 15 COHEN, Jake 4 7 1 2 20 REIGEL, Will 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 42 ALLISON, Ben TEAM Totals.............. 20 44 11 23 TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

rebounds fta of de tot 2 1 2 3 0 1 1 2 2 1 3 4 2 2 5 7 0 2 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 1 1 2 2 1 3 9 12 10 15 25

ft 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 3

VISITORS: Elon 9-22 3-pt fg fga 4 6 1 1 7 14 4 9 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 37

rebounds ft fta of de tot 4 4 2 7 9 4 7 2 1 3 1 1 2 2 4 2 4 0 3 3 2 2 0 3 3 2 3 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 7 1 6 7 4 4 19 28 15 22 37

2nd Half: 15-32 46.9% 2nd Half: 5-10 50.0% 2nd Half: 7-11 63.6%

pf 5 3 4 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 3

tp 24 9 24 24 4 6 0 0 0 0 8

a to blk 1 4 1 2 2 0 4 3 0 4 1 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 1

23 99 16 14 2 Game: 42.1% Game: 43.2% Game: 67.9%

s 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0

min 34 31 48 4022 25 6 12 2 5 25

## 32 44 01 05 13 00 02 04 20 33

4 250

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 7

Player CONSTANTINE, Adam DOUGLAS, TJ SPRADLIN, Drew CARTER, Devan LONG, Chris BONNEY, Josh BIRDETTE, Terrance ERVIN, Brett OGOLO, Jon GRABLE, Scott TEAM Totals..............

TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

f f g g g

tot-fg fg fga 6 8 1 5 6 11 1 5 4 12 1 4 2 5 1 3 0 1 1 1

3-pt fg fga 0 0 1 5 1 3 0 0 3 8 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 0

23 55

6 20

1st Half: 14-33 42.4% 1st Half: 4-12 33.3% 1st Half: 2-3 66.7%

rebounds fta of de tot 6 4 0 4 0 0 2 2 1 2 3 5 0 0 3 3 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 7 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 2 6 8 14 18 8 21 29 ft 4 0 0 0 4 0 6 0 0 0

2nd Half: 9-22 40.9% 2nd Half: 2-8 25.0% 2nd Half: 12-15 80.0%

pf 1 4 1 2 0 1 4 0 1 3

tp 16 3 13 2 15 2 11 2 0 2

a to blk 0 2 1 1 1 0 3 0 0 1 2 0 4 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

17 66 11 8 Game: 41.8% Game: 30.0% Game: 77.8%

1

s 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0

min 28 26 36 16 33 7 27 12 3 12

4 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 2,1

HOME TEAM: Davidson 16-15 3-pt fg fga 0 0 3 5 1 2 2 8 1 1 0 0 2 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 10 22

rebounds ft fta of de tot 3 5 4 8 12 0 0 0 2 2 1 2 1 2 3 4 6 1 5 6 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 5 8 3 5 8 1 2 1 3 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 3 2 1 3 14 23 14 31 45

2nd Half: 14-32 43.8% 2nd Half: 6-13 46.2% 2nd Half: 2-5 40.0%

pf 3 3 2 4 0 0 3 2 1 5

tp 15 9 12 16 5 6 25 6 0 2

a to blk 1 3 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 9 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 1 5 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 1 23 96 16 18 3 Game: 52.2% Game: 45.5% Game: 60.9%

s 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1

min 41 42 34 43 9 12 32 21 7 9

4 250

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 6

Officials: Steve Coleman, Michael Cowart, Rick Pate Technical fouls: Davidson-None. Elon-None. Attendance: 1934 Score by Periods 1st 2nd OT OT2 Total Davidson 35 42 6 16 99 Elon 41 36 6 13 96 Points in the paint-DAV 26,ELON 40. Points off turnovers-DAV 24,ELON 20. 2nd chance points-DAV 15,ELON 23. Fast break points-DAV 0,ELON 2. Bench points-DAV 14,ELON 39. Score tied-11 times. Lead changed-10 times. Last FG-DAV OT2-00:01, ELON OT2-00:34. Largest lead-DAV by 16 1st-08:36, ELON by 14 2nd-08:50.

## 15 23 01 05 24 12 22 34 35 42

Player COHEN, Jake ROSSITER, Steve MCKILLOP, Brendan KUHLMAN, JP BARR, Bryant COCHRAN, Nik ARCHAMBAULT, Will BEN-EZE, Frank NELMS, Dan ALLISON, Ben TEAM Totals..............

TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

f f g g g

tot-fg fg fga 4 10 2 3 3 6 3 13 1 3 0 1 4 16 1 1 0 0 3 6

fg 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0

21 59

5 24

1st Half: 11-32 34.4% 1st Half: 2-12 16.7% 1st Half: 3-4 75.0%

fga 4 1 5 6 1 1 6 0 0 0

ft 2 2 2 4 0 0 2 0 0 0

fta of 2 2 4 1 3 2 5 2 0 0 0 0 4 5 0 1 0 1 2 1 2 12 20 17

3-pt de 4 2 4 2 1 1 4 0 0 5 3 26

2nd Half: 10-27 37.0% 2nd Half: 3-12 25.0% 2nd Half: 9-16 56.3%

tot 6 3 6 4 1 1 9 1 1 6 5 43

rebounds pf tp 2 10 5 6 2 10 2 12 1 2 4 0 3 11 1 2 4 0 0 6

a to blk 1 4 1 0 0 2 3 1 0 4 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 2 1 2

24 59 13 13 7 Game: 35.6% Game: 20.8% Game: 60.0%

s 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0

min 30 21 37 36 12 10 29 6 4 15

3 200

DEADBALL REBOUNDS 7

Officials: Karl Hess, Ted Valentine, Tony Greene Technical fouls: Elon-None. Davidson-None. Attendance: 4023 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total Elon 34 32 66 Davidson 27 32 59 Points in the paint-ELON 22,DAV 26. Points off turnovers-ELON 17,DAV 8. 2nd chance points-ELON 9,DAV 18. Fast break points-ELON 4,DAV 5. Bench points-ELON 17,DAV 19. Score tied-5 times. Lead changed-8 times. Last FG-ELON 2nd-03:09, DAV 2nd-02:52. Largest lead-ELON by 11 2nd-11:57, DAV by 2 1st-10:21.

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DAVIDSON BASKETBALL HISTORY DRIESELL, MCKILLOP ERAS HIGHLIGHT HISTORY OF DAVIDSON BASKETBALL Each man who ever wore the uniform of Davidson basketball, and each coach who ever sat on the bench to direct the Wildcats, deserves recognition and honor. That stipulation is made here at the top, at the very beginning. Norman Shepard, for instance, coached Davidson for 12 seasons, from 1938 to 1949, and produced teams that won 19 games in two seasons, 18 games in two seasons and 17 games once. Tom Scott coached the Wildcats for five seasons, and while his record was not spectacular, he was considered one of the most influential athletic directors in America, and it was he who hired Lefty Driesell, an obscure high school coach, to succeed him as Davidson's head coach. Talk about good executive decisions! Terry Holland, Driesell’s first Davidson recruit, coached the Wildcats for five seasons, had a record of 92-43 and won one Southern Conference championship. Many other former coaches made major contributions in their own ways. Countless players made headlines for their excellent play and brought glory to the red and

black. Space limitations, of course, prevent us from detailing all the achievements of so many. Any objective evaluation of men’s basketball at Davidson would likely come to the conclusion that two men and two coaching eras stand out as the crowning achievements of Davidson basketball. Charles G. (Lefty) Driesell, Davidson's coach for nine glorious seasons, is one. Bob McKillop, in his 21st season as head coach of the Wildcats, is the other. Driesell took over the Davidson program from Dr. Scott in 1960-61. Never one to tread lightly entering a room, Driesell’s Wildcats shocked powerful Wake Forest 65-59 in the first game he ever coached at Davidson. Driesell didn’t come to Davidson to win every now and then or to pull an upset occasionally. His mission - and it was a mission was to have the best program in the country. To accomplish that, he knew he’d have to hit the road and recruit players who could compete at the highest level of college basketball while meeting the rigorous academic standards of Davidson.

Dick Snyder (left), Fred Hetzel (right) along with Terry Holland, became the foundation on which Lefty Driesell built his great teams of the 1960s.

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That would have been enough to discourage most people, but Driesell had many doors slammed in his face in his days as a door-todoor encyclopedia salesman. There was always another door to knock on, another presentation to make, and the answer might be yes this time. Play the percentages, Lefty thought then. Knock on enough doors and somebody is going to buy a set of books. It’s the same philosophy he followed later in recruiting. There was another roadblock, a rather serious one. Davidson's basketball recruiting budget for the entire year was a whopping $500. That didn’t deter Driesell either. Made him a little bit angry but didn’t stall him. Here’s one way he overcame it. The athletic department had a green Chevrolet station wagon. Driesell packed his personal belongings, drove it to an airport in Ohio, parked in the terminal lot and slept in the vehicle overnight. The next morning he went to the airport restroom and shaved, changed clothes and met the parents of high school star Don Davidson at one of the terminal gates. They didn’t know until much later that he didn’t fly in. Driesell knew that coaches from North Carolina and Duke wouldn’t have to drive that far on a recruiting trip, and he wasn't going to give them an inch. Driesell proved to be one of the best recruiters ever. He brought the likes of Fred Hetzel, Dick Snyder, Mike Maloy, Jerry Kroll, Doug Cook, Barry Teague, Rodney Knowles, Don Davidson and countless others to Davidson. Most Davidson basketball historians would likely say that the best player in Davidson history is Hetzel, Snyder or Maloy, take your pick. Once he assembled the talent, Driesell coached them to play tough man defense, rebound and take good shots. He won 176 games at Davidson and lost only 65. His teams won three Southern Conference tournament championships, played in three NCAA tournaments and missed on at least two more they should have made. For instance, in 1963-64, the 22-4 Wildcats lost in the SoCon tournament in Charlotte to VMI, 82-81. The teams had played twice in the regular season, with Davidson winning by 12 and 38 points. There was no comparison between the two teams, but that’s tournament


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Lefty Driesell’s determination and creativity in recruiting helped him sign high school stars like Don Davidson.

basketball. The best team loses sometimes. Fans enjoy watching it for the same reason they pull over to the side of the road to get a better view of a train wreck. Davidson’s 24-2 team of 1964-65, which Driesell said was one of his best, had won 23 games in a row when they were beaten in overtime by West Virginia in the SoCon tournament. Davidson didn’t get a chance to play in the national tournament because of that loss. “That team would have been a serious contender for the national championship,” Lefty says, still smarting from the loss that ended his season. Driesell’s last two Davidson teams got within a breath of making the Final Four. The 1967-68 team was 24-5, defeated St. John’s and Columbia in the NCAA tournament before losing to North Carolina. In Driesell’s last season at Davidson, the Wildcats were 27-3, ranked third in the nation in the last national poll and beat Villanova and St. John’s in the NCAA tournament. Davidson was one win away from the Final Four, but a two-point loss to nemesis North Carolina ended its season. The Driesell era saw the Wildcats playing before capacity crowds of 11,666 fans at the old Charlotte Coliseum. The excitement of having such a great basketball program flowed across the campus like rampaging rapids, all the time enhancing the spirits and morale of students,

alumni and friends of the college. Driesell’s Wildcats were featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated and other national publications, and the widespread publicity dramatically increased the number of student applications to Davidson. Driesell’s goal was to play the best and beat them. He broke a long Ohio State home winning streak by routing the Buckeyes, 95-73. It was televised back to the Charlotte area and helped create even more excitement about Lefty and his team. The 1965 team beat Wake Forest, Ohio State, Virginia, Alabama and NYU. The Driesell Era is known as “The Glory Years.” Driesell and his players made a mark that will stand out as long as the sport is played at Davidson. It’s no exaggeration to say that Lefty's miracle at Davidson is one of the greatest achievements in college basketball history. Times change, of course. Rules are different, the environment changes. Bob McKillop faces obstacles today that weren't there 35 years ago. Recruiting, for example, has changed completely. While it used to be possible by hard work to whisk away star players that many schools didn't know about, there’s no way to do it now. There are more recruiting services than there are fleas on a hound dog. Young players are ranked and written about from the

Lefty Driesell (left) went 176-65 in his tenure at Davidson while leading the Wildcats to the postseason three times. Mike Maloy (right) helped lead the ‘Cats to three straight NCAA Tournament appearances.

Ian Johnson was a member of the class of seven seniors who led the ‘Cats to the 2006 NCAA Tournament.

time they enter junior high school. There are very few recruiting secrets out there. In fact, recruiting is a sport unto itself. There is no shortage whatsoever of recruiting nuts. They are in ample supply. McKillop’s tenure at Davidson, still ongoing, has produced a record of 383 wins, 248 losses. He’s won more games than any basketball coach in Davidson history. His teams have won five SoCon tournament championships, dominated league play in the regular season and participated in five NCAA tournaments, advancing to the Elite Eight in 2008. McKillop has been Southern Conference coach of the year seven times, and his 223 wins against SoCon teams are the most by any coach ever. The consistency that he brings to his program is extraordinary. His brilliance in winning in conference play has made the Wildcats the one team in the league that wears a bull’s-eye on its chest. If they would be honest about it, nearly every school in the SoCon would list Davidson as its number one rival. To win in this environment, where every road game is a festival, through thick and thin, in good times and bad, is what makes McKillop’s program stand out. He and his staff work extremely hard in recruiting. They not only look for players with good basketball talent and excellent grades, but also for young men who will fit in well with the 81


DAVIDSON BASKETBALL HISTORY players already in the Davidson program. If a player had scintillating basketball skills but showed traits of being selfish or unconcerned about others, he wouldn’t end up at Davidson. McKillop doesn’t recruit problems. Talk to the young men in Davidson's program now, ask them why they came to Davidson, and to the man, they will mention McKillop’s honesty in recruiting as one of their major reasons for coming. Like Driesell, McKillop will not duck a fight. This season's non-conference schedule is a prime example: West Virginia, Vanderbilt, Rhode Island, Charlotte and St. John’s. All strong programs with a tremendous history of success. It’s the kind of challenge McKillop likes for his team. Ian Johnson, a 2006 Davidson e Bob McKillop (left) era reached new heights in 2007-08, when the Wildcats, led by Stephen Curry graduate, and one of the best offen- (right), advanced to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament and came within a shot of the Final Four. sive inside players McKillop has ever coached, is playing professional basketball in ahead. Driesell is retired from coachSweden. When asked to comment on his play- ing and living in Virginia Beach, Va. ing days at Davidson under McKillop, he said: McKillop marvels at what Driesell did “By far the greatest dimension of Davidson at Davidson and keeps reminders of basketball is the bond that grows between the Lefty’s success sprinkled around his ofplayers from year to year. It’s a unity forged fice as a reminder that it has been done through innumerable hours of work on the and can be repeated. What’s wrong court and an enormous number of defining ex- with dreaming? McKillop's team in 2007-08, which periences off it. I am able to recall the hardwent 29-7 and advanced to the Midfought championships, the significant victories west Regional Final, began to mirror and my best personal performances. But more than that, it is the faces of my teammates that the Driesell team’s of the 1960s. The I see, the guys I spent four years of my life with, ‘Cats came within one shot of the and all the laughs, jokes, pranks and tears that Final Four, much like the 1968-69 we shared together. I can see how lucky we were Wildcats. It would make no sense whatsoever to have so many great opportunities, and the way we seized them together… I'm still great to try to pick one era as superior to the friends with the guys I graduated with, and the other, Driesell vs. McKillop. Both have bond that we share after four years of David- been superb in their own ways, surreal son basketball is one that can never be re- in their excellence. Driesell's “Glory Years” and McKillop’s “Magic.” placed.” Two great coaches along with their McKillop’s style is to keep basketball in perexcellent players and assistant coaches spective. Certainly, he’s passionate about winhave written most of the headlines for ning. He encourages his players to experience the total college life at Davidson, which one Davidson basketball’s first 100-plus years. Theirs has been an inspiring could discern from Ian Johnson’s remarks. story. The McKillop era is still going strong. He is And with McKillop, keep an open only 60, has the energy of a hummingbird and tab. The best might well be still out Andrew Lovedale is one of several recruiting gems McKilshould have many productive coaching years lop has uncovered through his international contacts. there for him and his program. 82


DAVIDSON COACHING HISTORY TeRRy holland - 1969-74 ReCoRd: 92-43

ChaRles “lefTy” dRiesell - 1960-69 ReCoRd: 176-65

noRMan shePaRd- 1937-49 ReCoRd: 170-119

As an assistant and player under Driesell, Terry Holland became the 13th Davidson head basketball coach. He continued where Driesell left off, leading the ’Cats to their third straight SoCon title and an NCAA Tournament berth in his first season. Holland never had a losing season and was league coach of the year in 1970, ’71 and ’72. During his five seasons, the ’Cats lost only seven league games. Holland ended his career after combining for 418 wins at Davidson and Virginia. He ranks second in winning percentage at Davidson with a .681 mark and is currently the athletic director at East Carolina.

Coming from the high school coaching ranks where his teams at Newport News posted a record of 64-6, including a 57-game winning streak and a state championship, Driesell was determined to put Davidson on the national map. As it turned out, he coached three of Davidson’s five All-Americans, led the Wildcats to their highest national ranking, took the ’Cats to the Elite Eight on two consecutive occasions and won SoCon Coach of the Year an unprecedented four straight times. His .730 winning percentage has yet to be surpassed at Davidson. Driesell coached the Wildcats to six straight 20-win seasons, also a mark that has not been outdone.

Norman Shepard held coaching ranks at Davidson for 12 seasons while also assuming the position of athletic director. Shepard was active in basketball since his college days at Davidson and North Carolina, where he received his bachelor’s degree. As coach of the ‘Cats, Shepard’s win total of 170 has only been surpassed by Lefty Driesell and current coach Bob McKillop. Prior to Davidson, Shepard coached at UNC and in 1924 led an undefeated team to 25 consecutive wins and a recognized national championship. He ranks third in career wins at Davidson and fifth in winning percentage. CaReeR CoaChinG ReCoRds by yeaR

davidson Ties (Current head coaches who spent time at Davidson)

Rick barnes

duggar baucom

eddie biedenbach

Davidson Assistant (1978-80) Texas Head Coach

Davidson Assistant (1995-96) VMI Head Coach

Davidson Head Coach (1978-81) UNCA Head Coach

CoaCh J.W. Rhea No coach W.T. Cook No coach W.M. Fetzer No coach Fred Hengeveld H.M. Grey Monk Younger Flake Laird Norman Shepard Boyd Baird Danny Miller Tom Scott Lefty Driesell Terry Holland Bo Brickels Dave Pritchett Eddie Biedenbach Bobby Hussey Bob McKillop ToTals

yeaRs seasons W 1908-09 1 1 1909-12 3 6 1912-13 1 0 1913-16 2 3 1915-18 3 29 1918-19 1 3 1919-22 3 20 1922-23 1 9 1923-31 8 83 1931-37 6 43 1937-49 12 170 1949-52 3 24 1952-55 3.5 24 1956-60 4.5 35 1960-69 9 176 1969-74 5 92 1974-76 2 12 1976-78 2 14 1978-81 3 29 1981-89 8 108 1989-Pres. 21 383 102 1264

l 2 7 1 3 19 6 20 8 61 74 119 53 52 78 65 43 40 40 51 127 248 1117

PCT .333 .462 .000 .500 .604 .333 .500 .529 .576 .368 .588 .312 .316 .310 .730 .681 .231 .259 .363 .460 .607 .531

l 248 65 119 127 43 61 74 78 51 19 52 53 20 40 40 8 2 1 16 1117

PCT .607 .730 .588 .460 .681 .576 .368 .310 .363 .604 .316 .312 .500 .259 .231 .529 .333 .000 .429 .531

CaReeR CoaChinG ReCoRds by Wins

Jeff bzdelik

Matt doherty

Jim larranaga

Davidson Assistant (1978-80) Wake Forest Head Coach

Davidson Assistant (1989-92) Southern Methodist Head Coach

Davidson Assistant (1971-76) George Mason Head Coach

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 11.

Matt Matheny

bob Mckillop

Jason Zimmerman

Davidson Assistant (1993-2009) Elon Head Coach

Davidson Assistant (1978-79) Davidson Head Coach

Davidson Assistant (1996-2003) Emory Head Coach

13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18.

CoaCh Bob McKillop Lefty Driesell Norman Shepard Bobby Hussey Terry Holland Monk Younger Flake Laird Tom Scott Eddie Biedenbach W.M. Fetzer Danny Miller Boyd Baird Fred Hengeveld Dave Pritchett Bo Brickels H.M. Grey J.W. Rhea W.T. Cook No coach oveRall

yeaRs seasons W 1989-Pres. 21 383 1960-69 9 176 1937-49 12 170 1981-89 8 108 1969-74 5 92 1923-31 8 83 1931-37 6 43 1956-60 4.5 35 1978-81 3 29 1916-18 3 29 1952-55 3.5 24 1949-52 3 24 1919-22 3 20 1976-78 2 14 1974-76 2 12 1922-23 1 9 1908-09 1 1 1912-13 1 0 6 12 102 1264

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2009 NIT TEAM THE ‘SEASON AFTER’ PRODUCED 27 WINS, BERTH IN NIT Expectations for the 2008-09 Davidson basketball team ricocheted wildly in the months preceding the season. Even before the village celebrated Independence Day, townsfolk gathered on the brick sidewalks downtown to talk basketball, wondering if this would be the year that the Wildcats made it to the NCAA Final Four. No dream was considered too big, not even a national championship. The players heard all of the talk and prognostications, of course they did. Newspaper reporters converged on Davidson during the summer to tell the story of how basketball had taken over the village. Realism was lost in a flood of wistfulness. Message boards went nuts, but there’s no news in that, is there? The school upgraded its basketball arena with new scoreboards and handsome seatbacks. Fans called the ticket office in early summer making sure that their season tickets were secure. The arena sold out. This onslaught of enthusiasm, of course, was a leftover from the season before when Davidson dominated the Southern Conference and went into the NCAA tournament and beat favored teams Gonzaga, Georgetown and Wisconsin. Led by a boyish basketball assassin by the name of Stephen Curry, whose

Will Archambault compiled eight points, six rebounds and two assists against the Gamecocks.

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e 2008-09 Wildcats won the Southern Conference regular-season title, finishing first in the South Division for the fourth time in five years. Davidson made its fifth consecutive postseason appearance and defeated South Carolina in the NIT.

marksmanship from deep beyond the arc, endless charisma and the unabashed joy he displayed in playing the game suddenly made Davidson America’s team. The ‘Cats made the Final Eight in 2008 and a squadron of police cars escorted the team bus from its Dearborn hotel to Ford Field, where 57,500 fans and millions more on television watched Davidson and Kansas duel to the last second. It was only when Jason Richards’ shot caromed off the left of the rim at the final buzzer that the issue was decided. Davidson lost by two points to the eventual national champions. While Davidson lost three valuable seniors from that dream team (Richards, Thomas Sander and Boris Meno), Curry was back with a supporting cast that was more than capable. Davidson had basketball fever and there was no vaccine to slow it. Some of the fan buzz was crazy. One woman, a staunch friend of the program, stopped a writer on a fall morning before the season began and forecast: “I don’t think any team will come within 20 points of us.” Respite for the players came when the season finally started. Their sanctuary was the court. They had been hugged and praised and applauded until they were slap worn out. They kept it in perspective, but who among us doesn’t like to believe the good things said about us? It’s hard to keep an even keel under those circumstances.

Curry and the Wildcats took the challenge and slapped it in the face. They won 20 of their first 23 games, roared to 13 straight wins in the conference. The three losses were at Oklahoma, at Duke and to Purdue in Indianapolis. The first tear in Superman’s cape came on Feb. 7, 2009, in Davidson. College of Charleston, behind Antwaine Wiggins’ brilliant defense against Curry, upset the Wildcats 77-75. It was Davidson’s first conference loss in 43 games. Curry came open just beyond the 3-point arc on the right wing with two seconds remaining, poised to take the game-winning shot, but Wiggins somehow recovered and as Curry launched the ball, Wiggins reached from behind and blocked it cleanly. Davidson finished the regular season 18-2 in the conference, 25-6 overall, and defeated Appalachian State in the first round of the SoCon tournament in Chattanooga behind 43 points from Curry, which tied for the third-most in tourney history. It set up the rubber match in the semifinals between the Wildcats and College of Charleston. In a choppy offensive game, Davidson built a 12point lead in the first half and led by 29-20 at halftime. Its defense held C of C to 21 percent shooting from the field in the first 20 minutes. Second half was a different story. College of Charleston took a one-point lead with


2009 NIT TEAM 14:49 to play and never lost it. The Wildcats shot a cold 28.6 percent in the second half and lost, 59-52. Davidson hoped its 26-7 record might be good enough to earn a spot in the NCAA tournament field, but it wasn’t to be. The Wildcats accepted a bid to the NIT and a first-round date at South Carolina of the Southeastern Conference. Davidson took the fight to the favored Gamecocks from the get-go and built an 11-point lead midway through the first half only to see the margin reduced to two points at halftime. The second half showed much more offense on the part of both teams. Davidson led the entire half except for 30 seconds when South Carolina took a one-point cushion. The Wildcats held South Carolina star guard Devan Downey to 5-of-14 from the field while Curry scorched the nets for 32, as Davidson advanced, 70-63. Impressive road win against a good team that tied for first in the East Division of the Southeastern Conference.

The reward was a trip to Moraga, Calif., and a game with Saint Mary’s of California in tiny McKeon Pavilion. The headline of the game, which ESPN snatched up to show nationally, was a shootout between Davidson’s Curry and Saint Mary’s star guard Patrick Mills. Attendance for the game was announced at 3,500. Every inch of standing room in the old building was taken. When asked if the atmosphere was similar to when conference rival Gonzaga comes to town, the locals replied it was more raucous for the Wildcats. The crowd was uproarious the entire evening, and the shootout came as advertised with Saint Mary’s leading 36-33 at halftime. Davidson’s biggest lead of the half was five points, while Saint Mary’s built its biggest lead at 21-14. Saint Mary’s broke a tie with 17:52 to play in the second half and never lost the lead the rest of the way, winning 80-68. Mills scored 23 points and had 10 assists while Curry, in what turned out to be his last Davidson game, scored 26 points, and had nine rebounds and five assists. Both Mills and Curry would enter the draft with Curry going seventh overall to Golden State and Mills taken in the second round by Portland. It was also the last game for Davidson seniors Andrew Lovedale, Max Paulhus Gosselin and Can Civi. Their class won 105 games in four years, lost only 31, went to the postseason each year and will have the lifetime memory of the journey that took them to the Elite Eight. The 2009 Davidson team won 27 games, lost eight and won the regular-season SoCon title, as the college made its fifth consecutive trip to basketball’s postseason. That hardly falls into the category of a disappointing season, even though it must be told that the Wildcats expected more. It’s an indication of how far the proStephen Curry scored 32 points against the Gamegram has advanced. cocks to set up the second-round contest against Patty Mills and Saint Mary’s.

davidson vs. south Carolina March 17, 2009, Columbia, s.C. — Colonial life arena VISITORS: Davidson 27-7 tot-fg 3-pt rebounds fg fga fg fga ft fta of de tot pf tp a ## Player 23 ROSSITER, Steve f 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 5 0 2 41 LOVEDALE, Andrew f 7 13 0 0 3 6 2 7 9 3 17 1 14 PAULHUS GOSSELIN,M.g 1 2 1 2 1 4 1 3 4 4 4 3 22 ARCHAMBAULT, Will g 4 8 0 3 0 2 1 5 6 2 8 2 30 CURRY, Stephen g 9 19 5 9 9 10 0 3 3 3 32 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 2 1 01 MCKILLOP, Brendan 24 BARR, Bryant 1 4 0 1 2 3 0 3 3 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 35 NELMS, Dan 42 ALLISON, Ben 1 3 0 0 1 4 0 2 2 2 3 3 TEAM 1 1 2 24 51 6 15 16 30 7 28 35 24 70 16 Totals.............. TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 11-27 40.7% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 4-9 44.4% F Throw % 1st Half: 2-7 28.6% HOME TEAM: South Carolina 21-10 tot-fg Player fg fga Archie, Dominique f 1 3 Holmes, Mike f 4 6 Muldrow, Sam c 1 1 Downey, Devan g 5 14 Fredrick, Zam g 4 13 Raley-Ross, Brandis 2 8 Conrad, Branden 1 5 Wilder, Robert 0 0 Steed, Austin 2 2 Baniulis, Evaldas 1 4 TM 21 56 Totals..............

## 21 24 44 02 20 05 12 14 25 31

2nd Half: 13-24 54.2% 2nd Half: 2-6 33.3% 2nd Half: 14-23 60.9% 3-pt fg fga 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 2

rebounds ft fta of de tot 2 4 2 4 6 4 5 4 4 8 3 6 0 6 6 8 8 0 4 4 2 2 0 2 2 0 2 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 3 4 2 10 19 27 9 28 37

TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 6-24 25.0% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 1-5 20.0% F Throw % 1st Half: 13-18 72.2%

2nd Half: 15-32 46.9% 2nd Half: 1-5 20.0% 2nd Half: 6-9 66.7%

to 1 1 1 1 7 2 0 0 6

blk 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0

s 0 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 0

min 12 37 25 36 35 10 17 6 22

19 5 6 200

Game: 47.1% Game: 40.0% Game: 53.3%

pf 4 3 3 3 5 4 3 0 1 1

tp 4 12 5 18 10 5 2 0 4 3

a 0 0 0 4 1 1 1 0 0 0

to 4 0 1 6 6 0 1 0 0 0

blk 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0

s 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0

min 32 27 18 31 32 21 18 1 10 10

27 63 7 18 5 5 200 Game: 37.5% Game: 20.0% Game: 70.4%

Officials: Sean Hull, Kevin Mathis, Brent Hampton Technical fouls: Davidson-None. South Carolina-TM. Attendance: 7251 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total 28 42 70 Davidson 26 37 63 South Carolina davidson vs. saint Mary’s (Calif.) March 23, 2009, Moraga, Calif. —Mckeon Pavilion VISITORS: Davidson 27-8 tot-fg 3-pt rebounds ## Player fg fga fg fga ft fta of de tot pf tp a 14 PAULHUS GOSSELIN g 1 5 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 3 22 ARCHAMBAULT, Will g 4 9 2 4 0 0 2 3 5 3 10 0 23 ROSSITER, Steve f 3 7 1 2 1 2 2 3 5 3 8 1 30 CURRY, Stephen g 11 27 4 10 0 0 0 9 9 4 26 5 41 LOVEDALE, Andrew f 3 11 0 0 3 4 5 5 10 4 9 1 01 MCKILLOP, Brendan 2 2 2 2 0 2 0 1 1 1 6 2 24 BARR, Bryant 1 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 2 2 3 0 35 NELMS, Dan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 42 ALLISON, Ben 0 2 0 0 3 5 0 2 2 1 3 0 TEAM 2 3 5 Totals.............. 25 68 11 24 7 13 12 29 41 21 68 12 TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 11-31 35.5% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 6-10 60.0% F Throw % 1st Half: 5-7 71.4% HOME TEAM: Saint Mary's (Calif.) 28-6 tot-fg 3-pt ## Player fg fga fg fga 13 MILLS, Patrick g 9 22 1 10 20 SIMPSON, Diamon f 6 7 0 0 24 HUNTER, Wayne g 4 10 1 4 32 McCONNELL, Mickey g 1 4 1 2 50 SAMHAN, Omar f 6 10 0 0 03 HUGHES, Carlin 3 5 2 3 04 O'LEARY, Ian 0 2 0 1 05 SMITH, Yusef 2 5 0 0 12 WALKER, Lucas 0 1 0 0 TEAM Totals.............. 31 66 5 20 TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 15-34 44.1% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 2-12 16.7% F Throw % 1st Half: 4-6 66.7%

2nd Half: 14-37 37.8% 2nd Half: 5-14 35.7% 2nd Half: 2-6 33.3%

to 1 0 3 6 3 1 1 0 2

blk 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1

s 0 2 1 2 0 0 1 0 0

min 22 25 30 37 31 13 23 6 13

17 4 6 200

Game: 36.8% Game: 45.8% Game: 53.8%

rebounds ft fta of de tot pf tp a to blk s min 4 4 0 0 0 1 23 10 1 1 1 39 0 5 3 12 15 3 12 0 3 2 4 33 3 5 2 4 6 4 12 2 0 0 1 29 0 0 0 1 1 2 3 1 3 0 1 18 6 6 2 7 9 4 18 1 1 0 0 34 0 0 0 2 2 0 8 0 2 0 3 23 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 8 0 0 1 6 7 2 4 0 0 0 0 13 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 13 20 10 36 46 16 80 15 12 3 10 200 2nd Half: 16-32 50.0% 2nd Half: 3-8 37.5% 2nd Half: 9-14 64.3%

Game: 47.0% Game: 25.0% Game: 65.0%

Officials: Shawn Lehigh, Kevin Cutler, Ruben Ramos Technical fouls: Davidson-None. Saint Mary's (Calif.)-None. Attendance: 3500 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total Davidson 33 35 68 Saint Mary's (Calif.) 36 44 80

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2008 NCAA TOURNAMENT TEAM WILDCATS DEFEAT THREE GIANTS EN ROUTE TO BERTH IN ELITE EIGHT Jason Richards, Davidson’s outstanding senior point guard for 2007-08, was emphatic when he talked about team goals before the start of a rugged non-conference schedule. “We want to go back to the NCAA tournament,” he said, “but going back to play just one game would be a disappointing end to my Davidson career. We’ve been to the tournament two years in a row. We’ve experienced that. Now we want to return and win some games.” Coach Bob McKillop took steps to prepare his team for that dream by scheduling outside opponents that included North Carolina, Duke, UCLA and NC State. Davidson wanted to test itself against the best, knowing that playing those teams would expose any weaknesses and give them a chance to correct them before tournament time. It’s not a strategy that’s recommended if the goal is merely to impress outsiders by the number of wins and losses. But if the goal is to get better – and that was Davidson’s mission from Day One – then the challenging schedule made sense. After cruising past Division III opponent Emory 102-56, the Wildcats went to downtown Charlotte and Bobcats Arena to take on No. 1 North Carolina. A full house showed up for the game — 19,299 — fairly equally split between those wearing Davidson red and black and Carolina blue. The atmosphere of the game was

Jason Richards tied an NCAA Tourney regional semifinal record with 13 assists against Wisconsin.

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e 2007-08 team won 25 straight games en route to a third straight SoCon Tournament Championship and an NCAA Tourney bid. e Wildcats won their first NCAA Tournament game since 1969, advancing to the Elite Eight and a shot away from the Final Four.

electric: great crowd, intense competition, close game that raged back and forth. Davidson’s last lead came with 6:40 to play when Stephen Curry hit a 3-point basket to put the ‘Cats up 57-56. The Tar Heels found themselves hanging on to win 72-68. While the loss was disappointing, the Wildcats showed they could compete against the nation’s best. It was a valuable lesson that would come in handy in March. The next six games served as a roller-coaster ride for the Wildcats. Davidson traveled to Kalamazoo, Mich., and lost to Western Michigan 83-76 while allowing the home team to shoot 59.1 percent from the field. Practice the next day – on Thanksgiving morning – was intense. If the Wildcats were going to be special, performances like that one couldn’t occur. Lessons had to be learned. Davidson routed North Carolina Central, won by 11 in its conference opener at Appalachian State with Curry scoring 38, and then lost back-to-back games against Duke and Charlotte. Davidson was competitive against Duke, losing by six, but not very good in a seven-point loss to Charlotte. The Wildcats went to California on Dec. 8 to play mighty UCLA. Davidson led by 17 – 32-15 – with 7:48 left in the first half. The crowd in Anaheim was stunned. But the Bruins fought back to cut the deficit to four at halftime en route to a 75-63 win. Another scrappy effort against a powerhouse team – but also another loss.

After beating Citadel by 21, Davidson traveled to the RBC Center in Raleigh to take on NC State. Curry hit a 3-pointer with 43 seconds to play to give Davidson a 65-64 lead. NCSU’s Ben McCauley shot and missed, but his teammate Gavin Grant came down with the rebound and was fouled with three seconds to play. Grant made two free throws, and Davidson missed at the buzzer to take a one-point loss and a 4-6 record with them into the Christmas holidays. It was a keen disappointment, coming so close and yet losing to another widely known team. But playing in the RBC Center would eventually help Davidson. Stay tuned for that development. Davidson began a run of 16 consecutive Southern Conference games on Jan. 3 with a smashing 92-67 win over Georgia Southern. The Wildcats won all 16 of those games, most of them by wide margins. The exception was a 59-57 win at Elon in a game that it appeared the Wildcats would lose. Davidson rode the winning streak into the ESPN BracketBusters game at Winthrop. Davidson won that one by 13 and returned to conference play where it ended regular-season play with a home win over Appalachian State and a 20-point road win on Senior Night at Georgia Southern. The Wildcats took a 19-game winning streak into the Southern Conference tournament in Charleston where they had to prove themselves all over again to be sure of a bid to the NCAA tournament.


2008 NCAA TOURNAMENT TEAM They proved themselves, all right. They beat Wofford 82-49, UNC-Greensboro 8252 and knocked out Elon in the championship game 65-49. Their NCAA tournament ticket was punched for the third consecutive year. But would this trip be different? A crowd of students and friends of the college gathered in the Student Union late on a Sunday afternoon to hear the pairings for the tournament. Davidson was seeded 10th and would play 7th-seeded Gonzaga in Raleigh’s RBC Center in the first round. A roar went up in the Davidson union when the Davidson road map was announced. Davidson was a determined team heading into the tournament. They certainly caught a break by getting to play in Raleigh, but Gonzaga was the regular season West Coast Conference champions and brought a record of 25-7 to Raleigh. Playing on the road would not intimidate them. Meanwhile, the Wildcats had a 22-game winning streak and were feeling pretty good. With a partisan crowd of 19,722 pulling for them in Raleigh, Davidson saw Gonzaga lead 28-17 with 8:17 to play in the first half and by 41-36 at halftime. The Zags continued to dominate seven minutes into the second half with a 58-48 advantage. But then the game began to turn Davidson’s way. The closer the Wildcats came, the louder the crowd. A Curry 3-pointer tied the game at 62 with 9:46 to play. The two teams swapped leads until Davidson got the ball with just over a minute to play. Max Paulhus Gosselin, who played a terrific game, missed a 3-point attempt, and as the ball headed towards the right corner of the court and appeared to be going out of bounds, Andrew Lovedale raced from the free throw line to the corner, grabbed the ball inches before it went out of bounds, turned and passed to Curry who hit a 3-pointer for a 77-74 Davidson lead. The Wildcats never trailed again and won 82-76. Curry had 40 points, 30 in the second half. Lovedale captured 13 rebounds, and Richards recorded nine assists. It was Davidson’s first NCAA tournament win since 1969 and set up a showdown with the second-seed from the Midwest Regional, Georgetown. The Hoyas were big, athletic,

won the Big East regular season title, ranked No. 8 in the nation, No. 1 in the nation in field goal percentage defense and No. 5 in scoring defense. As the two teams lined up facing each other on the court as the national anthem played, Georgetown’s Patrick Ewing, 6-9, reached over and pounded the chest of 7-2 teammate Roy Hibbert and said something to him. The favored Hoyas were ready – but so was Davidson. The Wildcats had played UNC, Duke, UCLA. They weren’t intimidated by Georgetown. The Hoyas had quick athletes who could defend, and they made life miserable for Curry in the first half and led 38-27 at the break. Lefty Driesell, the former Davidson coach, appeared on the school’s radio network at half and said, “Curry’s going to have to get more shots in the second half, but this game isn’t lost. Davidson can come back and win it.” It certainly didn’t look that way early in the second half, as Georgetown roared to a 46-29 lead with 17:52 to play. Then the game turned, almost dramatically so. Down by 16, the Wildcats went on a 7-0 run. Then down by 11, the ‘Cats scored nine in a row to make it a 50-48 game with 8:45 to play. You could see it in the faces of Georgetown’s players: they had a feisty opponent that was not going to be knocked out. Paulhus Gosselin tied the game at 57 with 5:06 to play, and once again, the RBC Center crowd roared its support of the underdog Wildcats. When Curry hit a tough layup and then the ensuing foul shot with 4:35 to play to give Davidson a 60-58 lead, their first in the game since the score was 11-9. Once down by 17 in the second half, McKillop’s team suddenly led by two. Davidson never trailed again and defeated the Hoyas 74-70 to earn a spot in the Sweet 16 and a trip to Detroit to play in massive Ford Field, home of the NFL Detroit Lions. Next up: Big Ten regular-season and tournament champion Wisconsin, with 31 wins, the most in school history. The Badgers were giving up only 53.9 points a game, which led the nation in scoring defense. The Wildcats were riding a 24-game winning streak. Something would have to give. Someone would have to blink.

no. 23 davidson vs. no. 24 Gonzaga March 21, 2008, Raleigh, n.C. — RbC Center VISITORS: Davidson 27-6 tot-fg 3-pt rebounds ## Player fg fga fg fga ft fta of de tot pf tp 15 SANDER, Thomas f 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 41 LOVEDALE, Andrew f 4 8 0 0 4 6 6 7 13 4 12 02 RICHARDS, Jason g 4 14 2 7 5 7 1 2 3 4 15 14 PAULHUS GOSSELIN, M. g 2 6 1 3 2 2 0 3 3 3 7 30 CURRY, Stephen g 14 22 8 10 4 6 0 3 3 0 40 05 MENO, Boris 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 22 ARCHAMBAULT, Will 23 ROSSITER, Steve 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 4 4 4 24 BARR, Bryant 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 TEAM Totals.............. 28 57 11 22 15 21 10 19 29 18 82

18 14 1 9 200

TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 13-28 46.4% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 4-8 50.0% F Throw % 1st Half: 6-7 85.7%

Game: 49.1% Game: 50.0% Game: 71.4%

2nd Half: 15-29 51.7% 2nd Half: 7-14 50.0% 2nd Half: 9-14 64.3%

a 2 2 9 2 2 0 0 1 0

to 3 0 3 2 2 3 0 1 0

blk 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

s 0 0 2 1 5 0 1 0 0

min 25 29 36 31 39 15 11 11 3

HOME TEAM: Gonzaga 25-8 ## 25 21 02 15 32 05 11 20 22 31 42 50

Player PENDERGRAFT, D. SACRE, Robert PARGO, Jeremy BOULDIN, Matt GRAY, Steven DAYE, Austin SORENSON, Andrew GURGANIOUS, Larry DOWNS, Micah KUSO, Abdullahi HEYTVELT, Josh BROWN, Ira TEAM Totals..............

f c g g g

tot-fg fg fga 2 3 1 1 5 10 4 8 7 12 3 13 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 5 6 0 0

3-pt fg fga 1 2 0 0 2 5 0 1 7 12 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0

rebounds ft fta of de tot 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 6 8 1 4 5 0 0 2 3 5 0 0 2 1 3 0 1 1 5 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 2 1 1 2 1 3 2 6 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 28 55 12 27 8 14 11 23 34

TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 16-30 53.3% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 8-15 53.3% F Throw % 1st Half: 1-2 50.0%

pf 5 0 3 1 3 1 0 2 0 1 3 0

tp 5 2 18 8 21 7 0 2 0 1 12 0

to 0 0 6 5 4 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 19 76 14 19

2nd Half: 12-25 48.0% 2nd Half: 4-12 33.3% 2nd Half: 7-12 58.3%

a 0 0 6 4 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0

blk 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

s 2 0 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0

min 17 3 38 26 35 22 5 7 7 13 26 1

1 11 200

Game: 50.9% Game: 44.4% Game: 57.1%

Officials: Tom O’Neill, Robert Adams, Dwayne Gladden Technical fouls: Davidson-None. Gonzaga-None. Attendance: 19477 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total Davidson 36 46 82 41 35 76 Gonzaga no. 23 davidson vs. no. 8 Georgetown March 23, 2008, Raleigh, n.C. — RbC Center VISITORS: Davidson 28-6 tot-fg 3-pt rebounds ## Player fg fga fg fga ft fta of de tot pf tp 15 SANDER, Thomas f 3 3 0 0 2 3 3 3 6 5 8 41 LOVEDALE, Andrew f 5 10 0 0 1 3 2 3 5 3 11 02 RICHARDS, Jason g 5 13 1 6 9 10 0 1 1 2 20 14 PAULHUS GOSSELIN, M. g 1 3 0 2 2 2 3 2 5 2 4 30 CURRY, Stephen g 8 21 5 15 9 10 0 3 3 4 30 05 MENO, Boris 0 2 0 0 1 2 0 2 2 1 1 22 ARCHAMBAULT, Will 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 23 ROSSITER, Steve 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 24 BARR, Bryant 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 TEAM 3 2 5 Totals.............. 22 57 6 28 24 30 12 16 28 20 74

to 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 10 5

TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 8-30 26.7% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 2-14 14.3% F Throw % 1st Half: 9-12 75.0%

Game: 38.6% Game: 21.4% Game: 80.0%

HOME TEAM: Georgetown 28-6 tot-fg ## Player fg fga 03 SUMMERS, DaJuan f 4 8 55 HIBBERT, Roy c 3 3 02 WALLACE, Jonathan g 5 8 15 FREEMAN, Austin g 2 2 21 SAPP, Jessie g 5 6 01 MACKLIN, Vernon 2 4 04 WRIGHT, Chris 4 6 05 RIVERS, Jeremiah 0 0 22 CRAWFORD, Tyler 0 0 33 EWING, Patrick 1 4 TEAM Totals.............. 26 41 TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 14-21 66.7% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 5-7 71.4% F Throw % 1st Half: 5-10 50.0%

2nd Half: 14-27 51.9% 2nd Half: 4-14 28.6% 2nd Half: 15-18 83.3% 3-pt fg fga 2 4 0 0 2 4 2 2 4 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2

rebounds ft fta of de tot 0 0 1 3 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 4 4 3 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 4 4 4 8 2 1 3 1 2 0 4 4 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 0 2 4 4 10 18 8 17 7 23 30 2nd Half: 12-20 60.0% 2nd Half: 5-11 45.5% 2nd Half: 3-7 42.9%

pf 3 5 1 4 3 2 3 3 0 3

tp 10 6 12 9 14 8 9 0 0 2

a 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0

a 1 1 1 1 2 1 3 1 0 0

to 5 3 2 3 2 0 2 0 0 3

blk 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

s 0 1 0 1 3 1 0 0 0

min 24 28 40 31 36 11 8 17 5

0 6 200

blk 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1

s 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0

min 25 16 33 23 24 18 19 16 6 20

27 70 11 20 3 2 200 Game: 63.4% Game: 55.6% Game: 47.1%

Officials: Tom O’Neill, Paul Janssen, Douglas Sirmons Technical fouls: Davidson-None. Georgetown-None. Attendance: 19477 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total Davidson 27 47 74 Georgetown 38 32 70

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2008 NCAA TOURNAMENT TEAM Davidson belonged on this stage and knew it. Please, don’t call them Cinderella. With more than 57,000 fans in attendance at Ford Field, including Cleveland Cavaliers great LeBron James who wanted to see Curry play in person, the Wildcats and Badgers traded punches in the first half and went to the locker rooms tied at 36. Davidson owned the second half – lock, stock and barrel. Richards hit a 3-pointer with 12:13 to play to put Davidson up 5745. Curry’s layup with 9:07 left gave Davidson a 63-46 lead. This was Davidson’s game, pure and simple. The Wildcats were better than the Big Ten champions and no one who saw the game would dare dispute it. Curry continued his scoring rampage with 33 points. Lovedale had 12 points, and the poised Richards had 13 assists and no turnovers in a spectacular performance. Final score: Davidson 73 Wisconsin 56. The Wildcats won the second half by a whopping 17 points to earn a spot in the Elite Eight against the Kansas Jayhawks, the tournament champions of the tough Big 12. Kansas coach Bill Self had never taken a team to the Final Four, and a lot of fans and media people in his own state reminded him of it. Davidson was looking to go to

the Final Four for the first time in school history. So much was at stake. The game was as close as pages in a book. The biggest lead by either team in the first half was four points with seven ties. The Jayhawks sprinted off the court at halftime with a 30-28 lead, but this was anybody’s game. It had the smell of a game that was going down to the last second. Kansas took its biggest lead of the second half with 12:11 to play at 43-37. But then Bryant Barr came off Davidson’s bench and thrilled most of the crowd of 57,563 by making three 3-point field goals in two minutes to give Davidson a 49-45 lead with 9:33 to play. Kansas had talent and determination, too, and pushed to a 59-53 lead with 1:15 to play. Davidson’s Thomas Sander, who was playing with a painful injury to the thumb on his shooting hand, made a free throw, and when he missed the second Davidson rebounded and Richards passed to Curry for a 3-pointer to make it 59-57 with 55 seconds to play. Kansas ran some clock on its next possession but when Sherron Collins missed a 3-pointer, Davidson rebounded and took timeout with 17 seconds to play. Coach McKillop put the ball in the hands of Curry in the backcourt and when Curry got to the frontcourt, Kansas jumped him with a double team. With the clock winding down and no cracks open to get off a shot himself, Curry passed to Richards who took a long, contested shot that missed at the buzzer. Missed left, but just barely. Kansas won 59-57 and went on to win the national championship. The Wildcats covered themselves with glory, won the hearts of basketball fans from coast to coast, and finished the season with 29 wins and seven losses. Richards got his preseason wish. A return to the NCAA tournament and some huge victories on the game’s biggest stage. And all of those people who once had to ask where Davidson was located? After the tournament, they didn’t need to ask anymore. omas Sander notched eight points and four reThey knew the answer.

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no. 23 davidson vs. no. 5 Wisconsin March 28, 2008, detroit, Mich. — ford field VISITORS: Davidson 29-6 3-pt rebounds tot-fg ## Player fg fga fg fga ft fta of de tot pf tp 15 SANDER, Thomas f 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 3 4 41 LOVEDALE, Andrew f 5 5 0 0 2 3 2 2 4 3 12 02 RICHARDS, Jason g 4 13 3 8 0 0 0 3 3 2 11 14 PAULHUS GOSSELIN, M. g 1 3 0 1 2 2 3 3 6 3 4 30 CURRY, Stephen g 11 22 6 11 5 5 1 2 3 4 33 01 MCKILLOP, Brendan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 05 MENO, Boris 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 CIVI, Can 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 SCHMITT, Mike 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 22 ARCHAMBAULT, Will 23 ROSSITER, Steve 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 24 BARR, Bryant 2 5 2 3 0 0 0 2 2 1 6 35 NELMS, Dan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 TEAM 3 3 Totals.............. 26 53 12 24 9 12 11 17 28 19 73

to 0 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 18 7

TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 14-26 53.8% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 8-14 57.1% F Throw % 1st Half: 0-0 0.0%

Game: 49.1% Game: 50.0% Game: 75.0%

HOME TEAM: Wisconsin 31-5 ## 01 45 32 03 22 12 14 24 30 34 52

Player LANDRY, Marcus KRABBENHOFT, Joe BUTCH, Brian HUGHES, Trevon FLOWERS, Michael BOHANNON, Jason BRONSON, Tanner JARMUSZ, Tim LEUER, Jon STIEMSMA, Greg NANKIVIL, Keaton TEAM Totals..............

f f c g g

tot-fg fg fga 1 4 4 5 4 9 0 3 4 14 3 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0

17 46

2nd Half: 12-27 44.4% 2nd Half: 4-10 40.0% 2nd Half: 9-12 75.0% 3-pt fg fga 0 1 1 1 2 6 0 2 3 9 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

rebounds ft fta of de tot 5 6 1 5 6 1 2 1 2 3 1 4 0 2 2 0 0 2 0 2 1 1 3 3 6 3 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 2 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 5 8 23 14 21 14 17 31

TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 12-25 48.0% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 7-17 41.2% F Throw % 1st Half: 5-6 83.3%

pf 3 2 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 3 0

tp 7 10 11 0 12 11 0 0 0 5 0

a 0 0 13 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

a 1 2 1 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0

to 1 3 2 0 2 1 1 0 0 2 0

blk 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

s 0 0 1 2 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0

min 25 23 39 24 37 1 11 1 0+ 8 20 10 1

0 9 200

blk 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0

s 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0

min 31 35 29 12 4034 1 2 0+ 16 0+

13 56 9 12 3 2 200

2nd Half: 5-21 23.8% 2nd Half: 1-6 16.7% 2nd Half: 9-15 60.0%

Game: 37.0% Game: 34.8% Game: 66.7%

Officials: David C. Hall, Tom B. Eades and Paul T. Faia Technical fouls: Davidson-None. Wisconsin-None. Attendance: 57028 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total Davidson 36 37 73 Wisconsin 36 20 56 no. 23 davidson vs. no. 4 kansas March 30, 2008, detroit, Mich. — ford field VISITORS: Davidson 29-7 tot-fg 3-pt rebounds ## Player fg fga fg fga ft fta of de tot pf tp 15 SANDER, Thomas f 3 6 1 1 1 4 0 4 4 2 8 41 LOVEDALE, Andrew f 3 8 0 0 0 1 2 3 5 5 6 02 RICHARDS, Jason g 3 9 0 4 1 2 0 1 1 1 7 14 PAULHUS GOSSELIN, M. g 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 5 5 2 0 30 CURRY, Stephen g 9 25 4 16 3 3 0 4 4 1 25 05 MENO, Boris 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 22 ARCHAMBAULT, Will 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 ROSSITER, Steve 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 3 2 0 24 BARR, Bryant 4 6 3 4 0 0 0 1 1 1 11 TEAM 5 1 6 Totals.............. 22 57 8 27 5 12 9 21 30 15 57

17 9 2 7 200

TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 11-30 36.7% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 3-11 27.3% F Throw % 1st Half: 3-6 50.0%

Game: 38.6% Game: 29.6% Game: 41.7%

HOME TEAM: Kansas 35-3 ## 00 32 03 15 25 04 10 24 45

Player ARTHUR, Darrell JACKSON, Darnell ROBINSON, Russell CHALMERS, Mario RUSH, Brandon COLLINS, Sherron CASE, Jeremy KAUN, Sasha ALDRICH, Cole TEAM Totals..............

f f g g g

tot-fg fg fga 3 5 4 6 0 3 5 10 4 14 1 8 0 0 6 6 0 0 23 52

TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 13-28 46.4% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 3-6 50.0% F Throw % 1st Half: 1-4 25.0%

2nd Half: 11-27 40.7% 2nd Half: 5-16 31.3% 2nd Half: 2-6 33.3% 3-pt fg fga 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 4 1 5 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0

rebounds ft fta of de tot 1 2 1 4 5 1 4 3 4 7 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 3 3 3 2 5 7 2 2 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 3 3 6 0 0 0 1 1 5 5 5 14 8 14 10 28 38 2nd Half: 10-24 41.7% 2nd Half: 2-8 25.0% 2nd Half: 7-10 70.0%

Officials: Tony Greene, Randy McCall and Doug Sirmons Technical fouls: Davidson-None. Kansas-None. Attendance: 57563 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total Davidson 28 29 57 Kansas 30 29 59

pf 3 1 2 2 2 2 0 3 1

tp 7 9 0 13 12 5 0 13 0

a 2 1 9 2 3 0 0 0 0

a 1 3 1 2 2 3 0 0 0

to 0 0 4 2 1 1 0 1 0

to 1 3 4 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 16 59 12 14

blk 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

blk 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0

s 1 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0

s 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0

min 26 32 38 24 40 12 5 10 13

min 31 23 22 33 36 28 2 20 5

5 5 200

Game: 44.2% Game: 35.7% Game: 57.1%


2007 NCAA TOURNAMENT TEAM SURPRISING ‘CATS SCARE MARYLAND The day after Davidson was picked to finish fourth in the SoCon South Division 2006-07 preseason poll, coach Bob McKillop walked among his players as they were stretching on the court before the start of practice. “Fourth in the South Division,” he exclaimed, loud enough for all of the players to hear. “How does that make you feel? You proud of that? They picked you fourth in the division.” As preseason predictions go, this one really wasn’t that unreasonable. Davidson had graduated seven seniors from the conference championship team of 2006. Not just seven ordinary seniors, either, but players that comprised most of Davidson’s scoring, rebounding, passing and ballhandling, as well as its best defenders. Davidson's leadership and experience walked down the aisle in caps and gowns the previous May to get their diplomas. Like it or not, 2006-07 was rebuilding time for the Wildcats. When you’re used to winning, as Davidson is, rebuilding is not synonymous with failure -

e 2006-07 Wildcats were picked fourth in the South Division of the Southern Conference in the preseason. Davidson earned its second straight trip to the NCAA Tournament.

or defeat. Especially not with Bob McKillop. He had warned his players at the team banquet the previous April that experts would count them out the next season. “But we have something for them,” the coach told the packed room, “and that is … SURPRISE!” It turned out to be a storybook season for the Wildcats, all right. Three experienced juniors Thomas Sander, Jason Richards and Boris Meno took on the role of leadership and excelled at it. Max Paulhus Gosselin, a sophomore warrior, inspired the team with his unrelenting effort and defensive prowess. Paulhus Gosselin was first in line to accept any small job that would help his team win. And then there was a precocious freshman by the name of Stephen Curry, a 61 package of dynamite that wasn’t afraid of the devil himself. Another freshman, Will Archambault, came off to bench to play in 33 games and average eight points. When Archambault couldn't play against rival Charlotte Boris Meno posted nine points and nine rebounds against Marydue to injury, freshman land in Buffalo.

teammate Bryant Barr stepped into his role and scored 11 points. Also coming off the bench and creating havoc for opponents was Davidson's “Big Cat,” Andrew Lovedale. His energy, ability to beat much smaller players down the court and defensive and rebounding skills sparked the Wildcats on a consistent basis. Redshirt freshman Steve Rossiter, freshman Dan Nelms, sophomore Can Civi and seniors John Falconi and Lamar Hull made significant contributions in ways that impressed the coaching staff. The chemistry on the team was about as good as it gets. The players genuinely liked each other, hung out together, stuck together in tough times. Davidson stood at 4-3 when it opened its Southern Conference season against Elon on Dec. 1. The Wildcats sent a message that night that resonated throughout the conference: Davidson 86 Elon 61. Then the Wildcats went on a tear: 12 wins in a row, including the championship of a tournament hosted by Pac-10 member Arizona State. After Davidson won 8378 at Wofford, Terriers coach Mike Young said, “They lost seven really good players from last year, and somehow they're better now than they were then. It's amazing.” McKillop’s young team seemed to be on cruise control when Appalachian State came to Davidson on Jan. 20. Before a large, loud crowd, Appalachian State won one of the most exciting games of the season, 81-74. It was an emotional game, and the defeat was a slap in the face to the Wildcats, one that maybe they 89


2007 NCAA TOURNAMENT TEAM needed at that point in the season. Losing a con- man contributed to the championship davidson vs. no. 17 Maryland ference game at home didn't set well with any of in a meaningful way. It was an unselfish, VISITORS: Davidson 29-5March 15, 2007, buffalo, n.y. — hsbC arena tot-fg 3-pt rebounds them. It got the attention of the players, that’s tenacious, tough team with excellent ## Player fg fga fg fga ft fta of de tot pf tp a to blk s min f 4 13 0 3 1 1 4 5 9 1 9 2 0 0 3 30 05 MENO, Boris for sure, who vowed not to let it happen again. chemistry. 15 SANDER, Thomas f 1 8 0 2 2 2 4 4 8 2 4 2 2 0 2 31 The rest of the schedule was against teams The opponent for the 13th-seeded 02 RICHARDS, Jason g 4 15 1 8 2 3 0 3 3 1 11 7 5 0 2 39 14 PAULHUS GOSSELIN,M.g 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 2 3 2 0 1 23 from the Southern Conference. Davidson won Wildcats, making their ninth NCAA 30 CURRY, Stephen g 9 21 5 14 7 7 1 3 4 5 30 3 4 0 3 36 Will 3 7 3 7 0 0 1 3 4 2 9 0 3 0 0 15 them all - 13 in a row. The team picked to fin- tournament appearance, was Maryland. 2223 ARCHAMBAULT, ROSSITER, Steve 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 Bryant 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 6 ish fourth in the South Division was 17-1 in Davidson took 29 wins with it to Buf- 2441 BARR, LOVEDALE, Andrew 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 3 2 0 1 2 2 17 2 2 4 TEAM regular-season conference action. But nothing falo for the game, the most ever won by Totals.............. 24 70 10 37 12 14 13 22 35 17 70 17 17 2 13 200 was decided when Davidson headed to a Davidson basketball team in a single 2nd Half: 10-34 29.4% Game: 34.3% TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 14-36 38.9% 2nd Half: 3-17 17.6% Game: 27.0% Charleston for the SoCon tournament to com- season. It broke the record of 27 wins set 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 7-20 35.0% F Throw % 1st Half: 8-10 80.0% 2nd Half: 4-4 100% Game: 85.7% pete for the automatic invitation to the NCAA by Lefty Driesell’s 1969 team; many hisHOME TEAM: Maryland 25-8 tournament. Davidson had been down that torians consider it the best team in tot-fg 3-pt rebounds fg fga fg fga ft fta of de tot pf tp a to blk s min ## Player road before. Two years previous, the 'Cats went Davidson history. 15 James Gist f 5 9 0 0 2 2 2 6 8 2 12 4 3 0 1 26 Ekene Ibekwe f 5 8 0 0 1 2 7 3 10 5 11 1 1 1 1 18 16-0 in conference, lost in the semi-finals of the Davidson gave Maryland more than 0225 D.J. Strawberry g 5 17 1 4 1 3 2 6 8 3 12 5 2 0 1 38 Greivis Vasquez g 4 9 1 4 1 2 0 4 4 2 10 4 4 1 1 31 tournament and failed to get a bid to the the Terps had bargained for. Standing 2321 Mike Jones g 6 13 3 7 2 2 0 6 6 2 17 1 4 0 1 28 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 4 0 1 18 NCAAs, even though they were one of only two toe-to-toe with its ACC foe, Davidson 05 Eric Hayes 24 Parrish Brown 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 5 0 2 0 0 2 2 3 3 6 1 2 1 1 1 1 15 teams in the nation to go unbeaten in their con- didn’t flinch. Maryland led by a point at 31 Will Bowers 35 Dave Neal 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0+ ference. the half, and when Max Paulhus Gos- 50 Bambale Osby 4 6 0 0 3 4 3 3 6 0 11 1 3 1 1 21 TEAM 2 3 5 Clearly the conference's best team over a selin hit a spectacular layup in transition Totals.............. 31 68 6 17 14 19 19 35 54 15 82 19 22 4 8 200 tough home-and-home schedule, Davidson after four minutes of the second half, TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 19-38 50.0% 2nd Half: 12-30 40.0% Game: 45.6% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 3-8 37.5% 2nd Half: 3-9 33.3% Game: 35.3% would have to validate three months of hard Davidson led by eight. 2nd Half: 11-14 78.6% Game: 73.7% F Throw % 1st Half: 3-5 60.0% work by winning three more games in three The ‘Cats couldn’t hold on, as Mary- Officials: David Libbey, William Covington, Michael Scyphers nights. If you think it's easy, basketball to you is land dominated the last three minutes Technical fouls: Davidson-None. Maryland-None. Attendance: 18646 Total a foreign language. Beating conference oppo- to win, 82-70. It was a game Davidson Score by Periods 1st 2nd 43 27 70 Davidson nents - teams that know you so well - two and felt it could have won, should have won. Maryland 44 38 82 three times in a season is extremely difficult. But after the disappointment of defeat to 29 dazzling victories, broke 15 school records, Chattanooga, a team that Davidson had al- subsided, the coaches and players were able to enjoyed numerous individual accolades and ready beaten twice, once by 30 points, put up a look back on the record-breaking season and apserved notice - not just to its conference, but to strong battle before Davidson prevailed, 78-68. preciate it. Much was accomplished. the nation - that theirs is a program that is jusFurman, which was playing well, was the semiFrom a predicted fourth-place division fintified in harboring dreams of national signififinals opponent. Davidson didn't mess around ish in its own conference, the Wildcats soared cance. - 91-68, a knockout. The championship game pitted two rivals, Davidson and College of Charleston. It was a road game for the Wildcats, a tough deal when an NCAA tournament berth is on the line supposedly in front of a non-partisan crowd. Playing in front of 8,000 boisterous fans, about 80 percent of which supported the home Cougars, the two teams put on a special game. Davidson led by two at halftime. Back and forth went the second half before Davidson prevailed, 72-65. Curry, the tournament’s MVP, had 29 points. Meno tallied 14 and 10 rebounds. Richards had six assists, one turnover. It was a team victory. Each Jason Richards (left) and Stephen Curry (right) combined for 41 points and 10 assists in Davidson’s loss to Maryland in the NCAA Tourney first round in Buffalo.

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2006 NCAA TOURNAMENT TEAM JOHNSON LEADS IN UPSET DRIVE The players on Davidson’s 2005-06 basketball team had decided well before the first shot was taken that the only way to have a successful season would be to win the Southern Conference championship and qualify for the NCAA Tournament. The seven seniors made sure every player on the team understood the mission. Nothing less would do. It was coach Bob McKillop’s 17th Davidson team, and it’s doubtful that he ever had one that had better chemistry. Team unity was enhanced by a summer trip to Italy where the Wildcats went sightseeing and played six exhibition games, including one against one of the best teams in the world – the Italian National team. Once practices began in earnest in mid-Oce 2005-06 team got back to the NCAA Tournament, defeating Chattanooga in the Southern tober, Davidson’s players were serious about Conference championship game. e squad featured seven seniors. their quest. The outside schedule was tough. all six of his 3-point attempts and nailing 9-ofDavidson ended the regular season with 17 The ’Cats won home games against UMass, 10 from the field to score 27 points in 27 min- wins and 10 losses and was 10-5 in the SoCon Saint Joseph’s, Missouri and dropped road utes. After winning by eight over Furman, regular season. Based on their conference play games to Duke, North Carolina, Syracuse, Davidson dropped a 76-73 game at Georgia in the regular season, which had been erratic, Charlotte and Illinois-Chicago. Davidson was Southern. On Senior Day in the Baker Sports the Wildcats went to Charleston for the chamovermatched against Duke and UNC, but had complex, the Wildcats rallied to beat the rival pionship tournament as one of several that were excellent chances to win the other three games. College of Charleston, 65-63 on a Kenny Grant thought to be good enough to win it, but not as McKillop’s men are not into moral victories, but three-pointer. the prohibitive favorite. playing well in such tough venues toughened The team’s seven seniors however were on a them for the SoCon regumission. Brendan Winters, Ian Johnson, Jason lar season. Morton, Matt McKillop, Kenny Grant, Eric Good thing it did, beBlancett and Chris Clunie wouldn’t get another cause Davidson didn’t chance for a SoCon title. It was now or never. waltz through the conferIt was almost never. An inspired Citadel ence season. It lost five team roared to a 19-point first-half lead, and for regular-season conference a time, it appeared that Davidson was too games, including one at stunned to rally. But the Wildcats reduced the home to Western Cardeficit to seven by halftime, and behind Matt olina, the only home loss McKillop’s 21 points, survived a scare, 79-73. against 14 wins. Tournament basketball is all about advancing. The Wildcats didn’t Style points aren’t important. Davidson was still exactly roar into the alive. SoCon Tournament in Ian Johnson missed only two shots as DavidCharleston in early son eliminated Elon in the semifinals, 65-58. March. They lost by 13 at The final score was closer than the actual game, Wofford on Feb. 11, as the Wildcats were in charge most of the way. 2006, and were on the It set up a bout for the championship against verge of dropping what Chattanooga, a team that had beaten Davidson would have been a on Jan. 23, 65-59. With an NCAA Tournament shocker to Citadel in bid at stake, it was a mismatch of major proCharleston two days later. portions. Behind a brilliant 33-point performSenior Jason Morton ance by Brendan Winters, who would be named came off the bench to resthe tournament’s Most Outstanding Player, cue the Wildcats, hitting Brendan Winters was named the SoCon Tournament Most OutDavidson cruised to the NCAAs with a smashstanding Player in 2006. 91


2006 NCAA TOURNAMENT TEAM ing 80-55 win. Johnson and Matt McKillop joined Winters on the All-Tournament team. Coach McKillop was able to play all 14 of his players who dressed for the game. With championship trophy in hand, McKillop would take his third Davidson team to the NCAA Tournament, and overall, this would be Davidson’s eighth team to make the Big Dance. Given a 15th seed by the NCAA Selection Committee, Davidson was sent to Dayton, Ohio, to play against second-seeded Ohio State, the regular-season Big Ten champions. With its campus in Columbus located only a short bus ride from Dayton, the game was for all intents and purposes a road game for the Wildcats. They weren’t the least bit intimidated. In talking to his players at the pre-game meal, Coach McKillop said, “We have a real chance to win this game. We are going to attack Ohio State and knock them on their heels.” Davidson did just that. The 12,945 fans in attendance, most in garnet and gray, were silenced as Davidson led by four at halftime.

Matt McKillop was one of seven seniors who led the ‘Cats to the 2006 NCAA Tournament.

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Davidson stayed close for most of the second half, but the Buckeyes put together enough offense to win, 70-62. Johnson was brilliant for Davidson, as he thoroughly outplayed Ohio State star Terence Dials. In addition to the seven seniors, Davidson received outstanding performances from sophomores Thomas Sander, Boris Meno and Jason Richards. Freshmen Andrew Lovedale, Max Paulhus Gosselin and Can Civi made major contributions to the team’s success, as did junior John Falconi. Steve Rossiter received an injury redshirt, and he and Lamar Hull were superb practice players who helped Davidson prepare for upcoming opponents. Davidson ended the season with 20 wins, 11 losses, a Southern Conference championship and the invitation to the Big Dance. The Wildcats didn’t just show up for the NCAA Tournament, either. They went to Dayton to win the game - and almost did it. It was a season of great memories for all of the Wildcats, especially for the seven seniors, all of whom earned their degrees.

davidson vs. no. 6 ohio state March 17, 2006, dayton, ohio — ud arena VISITORS: DAVIDSON 20-11 ## 15 22 04 12 32 02 05 30 34 40 99

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TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 13-33 39.4% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 2-9 22.2% F Throw % 1st Half: 1-1 100% HOME TEAM: OHIO STATE 26-5 tot-fg ## Player fg fga f 9 21 34 Dials, Terence 40 Sylvester, Matt f 1 2 00 Sullinger, J.J. g 6 12 g 1 8 14 Butler, Jamar g 2 6 23 Foster, Je’Kel 03 Harris, Ivan 2 4 12 Lewis, Ron 5 12 TEAM Totals.............. 26 65 TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 11-37 29.7% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 1-14 7.1% F Throw % 1st Half: 2-5 40.0%

2nd Half: 13-35 37.1% 2nd Half: 3-13 23.1% 2nd Half: 4-6 66.7% 3-pt fg fga 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 4 1 4 1 3 3 8

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Officials: Ed Corbett, Larry Spaulding, Ray Perone (Reggie Greenwood) Technical fouls: DAVIDSON-None. OHIO STATE-None. Attendance: 12945 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total DAVIDSON 29 33 62 25 45 70 OHIO STATE

Ian Johnson earned All-SoCon Tournament honors and scored 26 points against Ohio State.

Kenny Grant posted seven points and nine assists against the Buckeyes in the NCAA Tournament.


2005 NIT TEAM DAVIDSON GETS TWO NIT WINS The 2004-05 Wildcats had some close calls in Southern Conference regular-season play, but always found a way to win in compiling a sparkling 16-0 record, a full four games better than the second-place team in the South Division and six games better than the North Division champion. Davidson is the first conference team ever to go through the regular season at 16-0. How impressive was that unbeaten conference record? Only one Division I basketball team in the nation other than Davidson went unbeaten in its conference regular season — the University of the Pacific. “Our 16-0 record in conference play is an experience that will stay with the players forever,” coach Bob McKillop said. “It was a magic carpet ride.” Unfortunately for the Wildcats, after topping Elon 67-53 in the quarterfinals of the Southern Conference Tournament in Chattanooga, Tenn., they ran into a red-hot UNC Greensboro team in the semifinals and lost, 73-

Conor Grace was one of two senior starters on Davidson’s 2005 postseason squad.

e 2004-05 ‘Cats went 16-0 in the SoCon but ran into a hot UNC Greensboro team in the semifinals of the SoCon Tournament. Davidson went on to win two games in the NIT.

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their best basketball of the season in the NIT. Instead of sulking and feeling sorry for themselves, they went at the NIT with exceptional excitement and determination, even though all of their games in the tournament were tough

The defeat left Davidson with a record of 218 and the bitter disappointment of not making the 65-team NCAA Tournament field. However, Davidson was invited to the postseason NIT and made the most of it. The Wildcats went on the road and davidson vs. virginia Commonwealth March 16, 2005, Richmond, va.—alltel Pavilion won by a 77-62 margin at Virginia VISITORS: Davidson 22-8 Commonwealth, placing five scortot-fg 3-pt rebounds ## Player fg fga fg fga ft fta of de tot pf tp a to blk s min ers in double figures, led by Bren- 35 KOSMALSKI, Logan f 4 10 0 1 3 4 2 6 8 5 11 2 0 0 1 29 42 GRACE, Conor f 4 6 0 1 3 3 1 2 3 3 11 0 1 0 0 23 dan Winters and Jason Morton 04 MCKILLOP, Matt g 2 8 2 6 2 2 1 1 2 2 8 0 1 0 2 27 12 GRANT, Kenny g 5 8 1 2 0 2 1 4 5 2 11 9 4 0 1 37 with 14 points each. 32 WINTERS, Brendan g 4 11 4 7 2 2 0 4 4 0 14 0 3 0 0 32 02 RICHARDS, Jason 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 The Wildcats then scored an 05 MENO, Boris 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 15 SANDER, Thomas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 impressive 82-71 victory before a 22 JOHNSON, Ian 3 8 0 1 2 3 5 0 5 1 8 1 1 0 1 21 30 BLANCETT, Eric 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 8 2 5 6 6 0 4 4 3 14 0 0 0 2 20 loud and appreciative audience at 34 MORTON, Jason TEAM 4 4 8 Totals.............. 25 60 9 23 18 22 14 25 39 17 77 13 10 0 7 200 Southwest Missouri State, a win 2nd Half: 14-26 53.8% Game: 41.7% that McKillop calls “one of the best TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 11-34 32.4% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 3-13 23.1% 2nd Half: 6-10 60.0% Game: 39.1% F Throw % 1st Half: 3-5 60.0% 2nd Half: 15-17 88.2% Game: 81.8% we’ve ever had here.” Winters again led the team in HOME TEAM: Virginia Commonwealth 19-13 tot-fg 3-pt rebounds fg fga fg fga ft fta of de tot pf tp a to blk s min scoring with 22 points, and Logan ## Player 02 Doles, Michael f 7 10 2 3 4 5 2 2 4 3 20 0 2 0 2 34 f 7 17 1 5 6 6 3 4 7 3 21 1 2 0 2 31 Kosmalski added 13 points and 11 21 George, Nick 30 Roland, Calvin f 0 1 0 0 3 6 2 1 3 2 3 1 1 3 0 17 20 Walker, B.A. g 2 6 1 4 2 2 0 1 1 5 7 5 3 0 0 35 rebounds. 23 Pellot-Rosa, Jesse g 2 9 1 4 1 2 2 8 10 1 6 1 1 2 1 33 2 6 1 3 0 0 1 2 3 2 5 0 3 0 2 17 Continuing its excellent play, 01 Dixon, Renardo 04 Anderson, Michael 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 05 Capel, Julian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 Davidson built a 17-point first-half 15 Shuler, Jamal 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 Alexander 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 11 lead at Maryland before faltering in 2534 Harper, Reid, Derrick 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 1 0 0 17 TEAM 1 3 4 the second half and losing to the Totals.............. 20 53 6 22 16 21 11 23 34 22 62 8 14 5 8 200 Terps of the ACC, 78-63. TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 11-28 39.3% 2nd Half: 9-25 36.0% Game: 37.7% FG% 1st Half: 4-10 40.0% 2nd Half: 2-12 16.7% Game: 27.3% The Wildcats had to feel good F3-Pt. Throw % 1st Half: 5-5 100% 2nd Half: 11-16 68.8% Game: 76.2% about the way they rallied them- Officials: Mike Eades, Raymie Styons, Timothy Nestor Technical fouls: Davidson-None. Virginia Commonwealth-None. selves from the deep disappoint- Attendance: 2862 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total ment of not making the NCAA Davidson 28 49 77 31 31 62 tournament to playing some of VCU

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2005 NIT TEAM davidson vs. southwest Missouri state March 19, 2005, springfield, Mo. —hammons student Center VISITORS: Davidson 23-8 tot-fg 3-pt rebounds fg fga fg fga ft fta of de tot pf tp a to blk ## Player 32 WINTERS, Brendan f 7 10 6 8 2 2 1 2 3 4 22 0 3 0 35 KOSMALSKI, Logan f 4 12 2 3 3 5 1 10 11 3 13 0 1 0 c 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 3 5 4 2 1 1 1 42 GRACE, Conor g 2 8 2 6 0 0 0 2 2 2 6 1 1 0 04 MCKILLOP, Matt 12 GRANT, Kenny g 2 6 0 3 2 2 0 4 4 4 6 10 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 02 RICHARDS, Jason 05 MENO, Boris 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 15 SANDER, Thomas 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 22 JOHNSON, Ian 5 9 1 1 3 3 0 6 6 1 14 0 3 0 30 BLANCETT, Eric 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34 MORTON, Jason 4 8 4 7 7 8 0 2 2 3 19 1 1 0 TEAM 2 2 Totals.............. 25 56 15 29 17 20 7 29 36 23 82 14 15 1 TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 9-28 32.1% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 6-15 40.0% F Throw % 1st Half: 4-4 100%

2nd Half: 16-28 57.1% 2nd Half: 9-14 64.3% 2nd Half: 13-16 81.3%

HOME TEAM: Southwest Missouri State 19-13 tot-fg 3-pt Player fg fga fg fga ft BILYEU, Nathan f 0 3 0 1 2 CHANEY, Tyler f 1 7 0 2 1 MACLIN, Tamarr c 4 8 0 0 0 THOMPSON, Deke g 6 11 2 3 1 SHAVIES, Anthony g 3 10 0 2 8 RICHARDS, Drew 1 1 0 0 1 AHEARN, Blake 3 10 2 7 0 MITCHELL, Deven 2 6 0 0 1 FISHER, Trevyor 0 1 0 1 0 EASLEY, Kellen 4 8 2 2 3 FRAZIER, Sky 0 0 0 0 0 TEAM Totals.............. 24 65 6 18 17

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road contests. The team’s final record was 23-9. “In order for us to respond so well in the NIT after not making the NCAA Tournament, it had to be an internal response from our team. It was a credit to our seniors, Logan Kosmalski and Conor Grace, as well as an outstanding class of junior leaders,” McKillop said. “It’s a great statement about the kind of people we have in our program.” It was also a year of superlatives for the

’Cats. Kosmalski and team-leading scorer Winters made the All-Southern Conference team, with Winters also being named the conference’s Player of the Year. Winters was named honorable mention All-America by the Associated Press and selected to the USBWA All-District III team, the only non-ACC player to make the squad. McKillop capped his 16th year as head coach of the Wildcats by taking conference Coach of the Year honors for the fifth time.

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2nd Half: 12-34 35.3% 2nd Half: 1-7 14.3% 2nd Half: 14-19 73.7%

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Officials: Sam Lickliter, Lamar Simpson, Tom Clark Technical fouls: Davidson-None. Southwest Missouri State-None. Attendance: 5619 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total Davidson 28 54 82 SWMS 32 39 71 davidson vs. Maryland March 23, 2005, College Park, Md. —Comcast Center VISITORS: Davidson 23-9 tot-fg 3-pt rebounds ## Player fg fga fg fga ft fta of de tot pf tp a to 35 KOSMALSKI, Logan f 4 10 2 5 3 4 4 6 10 5 13 2 1 42 GRACE, Conor f 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 5 6 5 3 1 1 04 MCKILLOP, Matt g 2 9 1 6 0 0 2 0 2 0 5 4 4 12 GRANT, Kenny g 0 6 0 2 1 3 1 5 6 4 1 4 3 32 WINTERS, Brendan g 5 14 4 10 2 2 2 1 3 3 16 2 4 02 RICHARDS, Jason 0 1 0 1 2 2 0 1 1 0 2 1 1 05 MENO, Boris 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 15 SANDER, Thomas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 JOHNSON, Ian 3 10 0 3 2 2 1 1 2 3 8 2 2 30 BLANCETT, Eric 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34 MORTON, Jason 6 13 2 6 1 2 1 3 4 3 15 0 0 40 CLUNIE, Chris 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 TEAM 2 6 8 Totals.............. 21 67 10 35 11 17 14 29 43 24 63 16 16 TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 13-35 37.1% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 7-18 38.9% F Throw % 1st Half: 1-1 100% HOME TEAM: Maryland 18-12 ## 04 22 31 12 13 15 21 23 25

Player Travis Garrison Nik Caner-Medley Will Bowers Sterling Ledbetter Chris McCray James Gist Mike Grinnon Mike Jones Ekene Ibekwe TEAM Totals..............

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TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 13-30 43.3% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 2-5 40.0% F Throw % 1st Half: 6-9 66.7%

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Logan Kosmalski was named All-Southern Conference and helped lead the ‘Cats to two NIT wins in 2005.

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Officials: Rick Crawford, Carlos Reyes, Tony Turner Technical fouls: Davidson-None. Maryland-None. Attendance: 12126 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total Davidson 34 29 63 Maryland 34 44 78

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Jason Morton averaged 16 points a game in the Wildcats’ 2005 NIT run.


2002 NCAA TOURNAMENT TEAM ‘CATS LOSE SQUEAKER TO BUCKEYES Coming off a 15-17 record in 2001, and with virtually the same players back for the 2001-02 season, coach Bob McKillop felt game experience would help restore Davidson basketball to its winning ways. There was a catch: Davidson needed to stay healthy. Injuries had ravaged the ’Cats’ chances in 2001, and McKillop was looking for better luck. He knew he had experienced players in seniors Michael Bree, Emeka Erege, Martin Ides and Fern Tonella. In addition, Chris Pearson, Wayne Bernard, Peter Anderer and Michel Lusakueno were juniors, most with game experience. Unfortunately, injuries struck the team again. Erege endured a painful leg injury while Bree hurt his elbow in the Southern Conference Tournament, which kept him out of the NCAA Tournament. “This team will be remembered for fighting through many challenges, yet finding a way to succeed,” Coach McKillop said. “We had injury after injury, but the resilience of the players was inspiring. For instance, when (Bree) was hurt, Wayne, Terrell (Ivory) and Fern took over as a point guard committee and did a terrific job.” McKillop also praised the senior leadership

Martin Ides tallied 20 points and seven rebounds against the 12th-ranked Buckeyes.

e 2001-02 team returned to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in four seasons. e Wildcats topped Furman in the SoCon Championship and led Ohio State late in the NCAA Tournament first round game before falling 69-64.

on the team. “The team bonded in a way that those seniors are still extremely close to this day,” he said. The Wildcats ended the regular season tied with UNC Greensboro and East Tennessee State atop the Southern Conference North Division standings with a league mark of 11-5. Davidson headed to Charleston for the conference tournament knowing that it had to win three tough games in order to get an invitation to the NCAA Tournament. After beating The Citadel, 71-58, and Wildcat nemesis UNC Greensboro, 68-58, Davidson found a way to overcome a 28-24 halftime deficit and rally to beat Furman in the championship game, 62-57. Anderer picked up the ’Cats in the second half, hitting five three-pointers, and in one stretch, scoring 17 of Davidson’s 19 points. He dropped in two clutch free throws with eight seconds left to seal the victory. His sterling play netted him the tournament’s MVP award. The win sent Davidson to Albuquerque, N.M., for the NCAA Tournament as a 13 seed to face Ohio State. The 13,661 fans in The Pit quickly jumped on the side of the underdog Wildcats, who fought and scrapped and trailed only 33-32 at halftime. Davidson got a sensational game from Ides, who scored a career-high 20 points and grabbed seven rebounds. Davidson led the game late at 59-58, but senior Brian Brown scored Ohio State’s next

eight points to give the Buckeyes a 65-61 lead with 2:35 to play. An Anderer 3-pointer with 35 seconds on the clock shaved the deficit to one point. After two OSU free throws, Bernard broke open down the lane off the dribble, but his layup attempt tantalized the crowd by rolling off the rim. Ohio State prevailed, 69-64, yet the fans gave the Wildcats a standing ovation as they left the court. “It was a special team,” Coach McKillop said, “one that left us with many extraordinary memories.” Including one of the biggest wins in the program’s storied history, a 58-54 win over North Carolina in the Smith Center in Chapel Hill. davidson vs. no. 12 ohio state March 14, 2002, albuquerque, n.M. — The Pit DAVIDSON Booker Pearson Ides Tonella Bernard Anderer Erege Ivory White Grace Team TOTALS OHIO STATE Williams Radinovic Darby Brown Savovic Fuss-Cheatham Connolly Dials Dudley Martin Team TOTALS

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1998 NCAA TOURNAMENT TEAM MICHIGAN ENDS DAVIDSON’S SEASON The Wildcats had high hopes for the 199798 basketball season. A strong cast of players returned, led by senior guards Mark Donnelly and Billy Armstrong, junior point guard Ali Ton, junior forwards Ben Ebong and Chadd Holmes, and sophomores Landry Kosmalski, Stephen Marshall and Davor Halbauer. Davidson finished 18-10 the previous season. Recent Davidson teams had produced 20win seasons, trips to the NIT, but the goal for 1998 was to get over the hump: win the Southern Conference Tournament and go to the NCAA Tournament. Davidson and Appalachian State finished tied for first place in the SoCon’s North Division with records of 13-2. In the quarterfinals, the Wildcats got their tournament legs in a 7468 defeat of Georgia Southern behind 20 points from Ton. The Citadel focused on shutting down Davidson’s perimeter game in the semifinals, so the ’Cats went inside and highlighted Stephen Marshall, who hit nine of 12 shots and scored 27 points. Ben Ebong came off the bench for 11 points and 10 rebounds, as Davidson won 68-59 to advance to the title game, fittingly against rival Appalachian State. It was a terrific game, back and forth the entire way. Ebong’s shot in the lane late kept

e 1997-98 Wildcats were the first team to advance to the NCAA Tournament under Coach Bob McKillop. Davidson defeated Appalachian State in the SoCon Tournament championship.

Davidson ahead and directed the Wildcats to a 66-62 victory and the conference championship. Ebong was named tournament MVP and joined teammates Marshall and Donnelly on the all-tournament team with Ton making the second team. Appalachian State lost only three games all season to Southern Conference teams — all of them to Davidson. The Wildcats were off to Atlanta to play Michigan of the Big Ten in the first round of

the Southeast Region of the NCAAs. Riding a 12-game winning streak, Davidson kept it close for a while before the powerful Wolverines and Robert “Tractor” Traylor pulled away for an 8061 victory. “Mark Donnelly and Billy Armstrong were our senior leaders,” coach Bob McKillop said. “The team hit the wall with a demanding schedule early, and we struggled in December. But we turned the corner the first week of conference play and really got going.” It was the Davidson team that returned the Wildcats to the national spotlight in the NCAA Tournament – for the first time in 12 years. “This team accomplished a lot for our program,” McKillop said. davidson vs. no. 12 Michigan March 13, 1998, atlanta, Ga. DAVIDSON Kosmalski Marshall Donnelly Ton Halbauer Ebong Holmes Armstrong Burns Allenspach TOTALS

Mark Donnelly netted 13 points and seven rebounds against the Wolverines.

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Ben Ebong helped the ‘Cats take home the hardware in 1998.

MICHIGAN Ward Traylor Reid Bullock Conlan Smith Baston Asselin Vignier Oliver Taylor TOTALS

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1996 NIT TEAM WILDCATS FALL TO SOUTH CAROLINA Fans who have followed Davidson basketball for many years probably would say that the 1995-96 team is one of the best in school history. The team had a little bit of everything: five gifted seniors, explosive scoring that saw four players average double digit scoring for the season, three outstanding shot blockers, a defensive stopper in Jeff Anderson, quality depth and an offense that produced 123 more assists than its opponents on the way to a scoring average of 84.3 points a game. On average, Davidson outscored opponents by 16 points a game. Examples: 88-56 over East Tennessee State, 106-57 over Marshall, 71-46 over Georgia Southern, 90-68 over Appalachian State. Those were all Southern Conference op- e 1995-96 squad has been called one of the best in school history, but the Wildcats fell to Western Carolina in the SoCon championship. ponents. Bench scoring was terrific — Mark Donnelly McKillop said of the loss to Western Carolina. Davidson cruised through the SoCon regular season, winning the North Division by four (6.1 points), Anderson (5.5), Ben Ebong (5.5). “We had five seniors on the team, and their Davidson had to earn its stripes all over again dream was to play in the NCAA Tournament. games and seldom playing a close game while in the league tournament in order to get an au- The disappointment of not going to the posting a league record of 14 wins, no losses. tomatic bid to the NCAAs. The quest began in NCAAs lingered as we prepared to play South Senior Brandon Williams led the Davidson scoring parade at 18.2 a game. He could take it the opening round by beating East Tennessee Carolina in the NIT. Not getting to the NCAAs inside with his athleticism or outside with his State for the third time, this time by 24 points. will forever haunt that team.” The accomplishments were many, and velvet shooting touch, one that resulted in mak- In the semifinals the ’Cats beat Marshall, also McKillop knows it ranks as one of his best for the third time in the season, this one by 15 ing 40.7 percent of this 3-pointers. He had Davidson teams. plenty of help. Classmate Quinn Harwood points. Then came the game that could punch scored 13.9 points a game, sophomore Ray Minlend checked in with 12.1 points a game Davidson’s ticket to the NCAAs. The champiand junior Narcisse Ewodo averaged 10.1 onship game opponent was Western Carolina, points. The quarterback was senior point guard which Davidson played only once during the Chris Alpert, who contributed 9.4 points and regular season. The ’Cats prevailed 98-85 at Western in early February. An athletic team that averaged 4.3 assists. won the South Division regular-season title with davidson at south Carolina a 10-4 record, the Catamounts averaged 81 March 13, 1995, Columbia, s.C. points a game during the season. The title game DAVIDSON FG-A 3G-A FT-A R PF TP A TO B S MIN Williams f 3-11 1-7 4-5 1 3 11 0 1 1 1 28 turned into a defensive struggle between two ofHarwood f 3-9 1-3 0-1 4 5 7 0 3 2 0 21 Alpert g 1-5 0-3 1-3 3 2 3 6 3 0 2 32 fensive-minded teams, and Western won, 69Minlend g 6-12 0-0 5-8 1 4 17 2 2 0 1 31 Anderson g 5-7 0-0 4-6 4 1 14 0 2 0 0 28 60. Donnelly 3-5 3-4 2-4 1 4 11 1 3 0 1 18 Ton 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 9 The Wildcats ended their regular season Burns 1-1 0-0 0-0 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 3 Holmes 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 with a mark of 25 wins against only four losses. McGuire 3-3 0-0 2-3 4 3 8 0 4 0 1 21 They had reason to hope — even to believe — 25-54 5-18 18-30 24 25 73 10 19 3 8 200 TOTALS that they be would selected as an at-large entry S.CAROLINA FG-A 3G-A FT-A R PF TP A TO B S MIN Russell f 8-10 0-0 0-1 3 2 16 6 2 0 1 34 to the tournament. When it didn’t happen, Stack f 3-5 0-1 0-0 3 4 6 0 3 0 1 16 Johnson c 0-1 0-0 0-0 8 2 0 0 3 0 0 19 Davidson was dejected but still accepted a bid to Davis g 12-13 7-7 2-2 5 3 33 2 0 0 4 33 Watson g 2-4 0-1 2-2 5 4 6 9 6 0 2 30 the NIT. McKie 4-6 0-0 14-15 2 1 22 3 3 0 3 27 Gallman 2-3 0-0 4-6 5 4 8 0 1 0 0 10 The first-round game was at South Carolina, Formanek 1-2 0-1 0-0 0 1 2 0 1 0 1 6 Carlisle 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 8 which the Gamecocks won decisively, 100-79. Brandon Williams led the 1996 team in scorWilbourne 1-4 0-0 3-9 2 1 5 1 0 1 0 17 “It was a shocking end to our season,” Coach ing, averaging 18.2 points a game. 34-49 7-10 25-35 34 24 100 22 20 1 12 200 TOTALS 97


1994 NIT TEAM ‘CATS DROP NIT OPENER TO WEST VIRGINIA Davidson’s 1993-94 basketball team wasn’t viewed in the preseason as one that would make a serious run at the Southern Conference championship or a berth in a postseason tournament. The Wildcats were coming off a 14-14 season in 1993, and coach Bob McKillop’s rebuilding job was still a work in progress. But Davidson’s players saw things differently. They wanted a taste of postseason basketball and thought they could achieve it. With seniors Janko Narat and Jason Zimmerman leading the way with their skills and leadership, Davidson defeated UNC Charlotte twice, beat Clemson and won a one-point game at NC State. Sophomore Brandon Williams gave Davidson athleticism and 14.4 points and 6.3 rebounds a game, but Narat was the team’s go-to guy. He averaged 17.7 points while shooting 51.2 percent from the field and 81.9 percent from the free throw line. A versatile player, he could score from the perimeter or back his defender inside for some deadly turnaround jumpers. Junior center George Spain used his lefthanded shooting skill to average 10.1 points while Chris Alpert, the point guard, chipped in with 8.1 points and a team-leading 130 assists. Quinn Harwood, 6-9, sophomore, averaged 7.9 points and Zimmerman, 6.8 points. The defensive stopper was Jeff Anderson, a versatile sophomore who could guard three positions on the court. The Wildcats won 15 of their last 18 games on their way to a final record of 22-8. They were davidson at West virginia March 17, 1994, Morgantown, W. va. — Wvu Coliseum DAVIDSON Narat Williams Spain Anderson Alpert Harwood Zimmerman Donnelly McGuire Caldwell Shields TOTALS W. VIRGINIA Robinson Greene Wilson Basey Boyd Shaw Liquori Agnew Grmusa Pollard Lamb Barron TOTALS

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13-5 in conference play in the regular season, 1,000 points in their excellent Davidson careers. good for second place. The ’Cats advanced to Narat was named to the All-Southern Conferthe league championship game against Chat- ence team and McKillop, in his fifth season as tanooga and had a real chance to win it with sec- Davidson’s head coach, was named conference onds left, but a shot in the lane failed and the Coach of the Year. Mocs held on for a 65-64 win. Davidson’s season wasn’t over, however. It received a bid to the NIT where it lost to West Virginia, 85-69. “Our disappointment of losing in the conference championship game and not making the NCAA Tournament was tempered somewhat because our team overachieved,” McKillop said. “We got great leadership from Zimmerman, who became an even better leader when he was removed from the starting lineup. Our lack of postseason experience, on the part of coaches and players, was very evident in our game against West Virginia. We were just so happy to be in the NIT that we didn’t play our best. But we had an excellent senior class (Narat, Zimmerman, Ron Horton, Chris Shields) and a terrific season.” There were superlatives, too. Narat and Zimmerman surpassed Quinn Harwood tallied 12 points and eight rebounds in the Wildcats’ NIT game at West Virginia.


1986 NCAA TOURNAMENT TEAM KENTUCKY STOPS DAVIDSON IN NCAAS The 1985-86 Wildcats of coach Bobby Hussey lost their last two games of the regular season on their way to championship dreams in the Southern Conference Tournament. Davidson lost 66-57 at Marshall and 76-70 at VMI to finish that part of its season with 17 wins and 10 losses. Maybe it was a good omen, because when Davidson traveled to Asheville, N.C., to open play in the SoCon Tournament four days later, VMI was the first-round opponent. Davidson would be ready. Davidson finished 10-6 in the Southern Conference regular season, tied with Marshall for second place behind 12-4 Chattanooga. The Wildcats had not played in an NCAA Tournament since 1970, a long dry spell for a program that had lived in the national spotlight under Lefty Driesell in the 1960s. Davidson and VMI had split two regularseason games with the ’Cats winning by seven at home and losing by six in Lexington, Va. In the rubber game, Davidson’s Derek Rucker scored 17 points, and Gerry Born had 14 points and 10 rebounds as the ’Cats took their first SoCon Tournament win since 1982, by the score of 7162. Anthony “Ace” Tanner and Jeff Himes each scored 15 points to help Davidson avenge that loss to the Keydets just four nights earlier. Davidson’s semifinal game was against East Tennessee State. It was back and forth for most of the game. Davidson jumped to a good lead early only to see ETSU rally and tie the game at davidson vs. no. 3 kentucky March 14, 1986, Charlotte, n.C. — Charlotte Coliseum DAVIDSON Born Tanner McConkey Heineman Rucker Bego Riazzi Keener Fitzgerald Himes Gynn Wolfe Niebuhr Sellers Scott TOTALS KENTUCKY Bennett Walker Blackman Davender Harden Byrd Andrews Thomas Zeigler Lock Jenkins TOTALS

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Davidson made its first NCAA Tournament bid since 1970 after the 1985-86 Wildcats topped Chattanooga in the SoCon Championship game. Gerry Born (left) hit a jumper with 22 seconds left for the 42-40 victory. Ken Niebuhr (right) was a senior on that team.

halftime. The Bucs led by four with 7:43 to play, but a 10-2 Davidson rally put the Wildcats on top 58-54 with 3:46 left en route to a 74-65 victory. Davidson had five players score in double figures: Tanner with 17, Born, Rucker, and Himes with 12, and Jim McConkey with 10. The championship game opponent was Chattanooga. Davidson led by 10 early in the game, but UTC rallied to take a second-half lead in a low-scoring game. The game was tied with just seconds remaining when Born hit a 22-foot shot to win it for the Wildcats, 42-40. Born was named the tournament’s most valuable player and was joined on the all-tournament team by teammates Rucker and Tanner. The 20-10 record heading into the NCAA Tournament was Davidson’s best in 16 seasons. Rucker led the ’Cats in scoring at 14 points a game, followed by Born at 11.0, Himes at 10.2, Chris Heineman at 9.0 and Tanner at 7.9. The reward for the conference championship was a trip to Charlotte to face another breed of cat — the mighty Wildcats of Kentucky. Davidson battled Kentucky close for much of the first half but fell behind by 12 at halftime. Kentucky was never threatened in the second half en route to an impressive 75-55 victory. Born and Himes led Davidson’s scoring with 13 points each while Rucker added 10. Kentucky had a massive advantage on the backboards, 39-19.

Anthony “Ace” Tanner averaged eight points a game in the 1985-86 season, helping the ‘Cats reach the NCAA Tourney.

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1972 NIT TEAM DAVIDSON IN NIT FOR FIRST TIME As a young coach, Terry Holland was outspoken and optimistic about his outlook for his Davidson basketball teams. Before the start of Davidson’s 1971-72 season, Holland was quoted, “Our returning veterans, Eric Minkin, Joe Sutter and John Pecorak can give us the leadership and experience we need to go with the youthful enthusiasm of the sophomores. As coaches we feel this combination is capable of 20 wins and an NCAA berth.” Holland’s prediction came within a game of being correct. Davidson ended the season 19-9 and 8-2 in the Southern Conference regular season, which put the Wildcats atop the league standings. After beating Appalachian State, 8777, in the opening round of the Southern Conference Tournament, the Wildcats lost a heartbreaker in the semifinals to East Carolina, 81-77, thereby losing out on an NCAA trip. It was an interesting season for Holland and his Wildcats. In his third year as Davidson’s head coach, the former Wildcat star player and assistant coach welcomed back a roster of one senior, two juniors and 10 sophomores. Freshmen were ineligible for varsity play, so this represented one of the youngest teams in major college basketball. Sutter, a 6-7 junior, averaged 15.9 points and 7.6 rebounds the previous season when the Wildcats finished 15-11. Minkin averaged 10.8 points and 7.7 rebounds and Pecorak scored 7.4 points a game and pulled 6.4 rebounds. The most ballyhooed of the sophomores was John Falconi, who averaged 25.5 points for the Davidson freshman team. “We expect him to do equally well against varsity competition,” Holland said. Falconi didn’t disappoint anyone in red and black, as he led the ’Cats in scoring at 16.1 points a game. davidson vs. syracuse March 18, 1972, new york, n.y. — Madison square Garden DAVIDSON J. Pecorak Sorrentino Gadaire Falconi T.J. Pecorak Minkin TOTALS SYRACUSE Wadach Lee Dooms DuVal Kohls Stundis Wichman TOTALS

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Terry Holland led Davidson to its first NIT appearance in 1972 after the Wildcats suffered an 8177 setback to East Carolina in the SoCon Tournament semifinals.

Davidson proved to be an extremely hard chance to play in New York and the storied Garteam to guard as a balanced attack resulted in den. Sutter missed the NIT as he kept an earlier five players averaging double digits in points: commitment to take part in a foreign exchange Falconi led followed by Sutter (15.7), John Pec- program in Mexico. orak (11.5), Minkin (11.5), sophomore Mike Sorrentino (10.9). Sophomore T. Jay Pecorak (John’s brother) averaged 9.6 points a game. While the team’s goal was the conference tournament championship and an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament, Davidson was invited to the National Invitation Tournament for the first time in the school’s history. It should be understood that in this era the NIT was almost as prestigious as the NCAA Tournament. In fact, in the late 1960s, coach Al McGuire of Marquette turned down an NCAA bid to accept one to the NIT. Davidson went to New York to play in Madison Square Garden, maybe the most famous building in the world for basketball. The opponent was Syracuse, which defeated Davidson in a squeaker, 81-77. Falconi led the Davidson scorers with 21 points while Minkin hauled down 13 Eric Minkin averaged nearly 11 points and eight boards a rebounds. New Yorkers Falconi and game for Terry Holland’s second consecutive postseason Sorrentino were thrilled with the team.


1970 NCAA TOURNAMENT TEAM ‘CATS UNABLE TO HOLD LEAD The storybook era of Davidson basketball under coach Lefty Driesell ended in the spring of 1969 when he resigned to become basketball coach at the University of Maryland, which he vowed to turn into “the UCLA of the East.” Driesell’s first recruit at Davidson and his former assistant coach, Terry Holland, was chosen to replace him as the Wildcats head coach. It was a good year to take the job. Davidson was 27-3 the year before, and returning were stars Mike Maloy, Doug Cook and Jerry Kroll, plus precocious sophomore Bryan Adrian. Holland was excited. Before the season began, he said, “There isn’t any limit to what we can do. A national championship is a possibility.” Davidson made Holland look good when it ran the table in the Southern Conference, going 10-0 in the regular season and then romping through the conference tournament without playing in a close game. Outside the league, Davidson defeated Michigan, Georgia, Syracuse, Princeton and South Carolina, and lost by three points to Duke in overtime before a sellout crowd in the old Charlotte Coliseum.

All-America selection Mike Maloy averaged 17.4 points and 12.7 rebounds a game in the 1969-70 season.

e 1969-70 Wildcats made their third consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament under first-year head coach Terry Holland.

Champions of the Southern Conference, the Wildcats played St. Bonaventure in a first-round NCAA tournament game. Going against a St. Bonaventure team that featured 6-11 superstar Bob Lanier, who would go on to have a great career in the NBA, Davidson led 36-34 at halftime but eventually lost, 85-72. Lanier was just too much. He had 28 points, 15 rebounds, and his shot-blocking prowess made it tough on Maloy and Cook inside, as they combined to take only 24 shots, 11 of which were made. Davidson went to the perimeter game with Adrian taking 26 shots and making 12 en route to a 28-point performance. Davidson didn’t help itself by making only 16of-26 free throws. With four offensive stars on the team, Holland wisely directed his offense to suit them. Of the 846 field goals that Davidson scored during the season, Maloy, Cook, Kroll and Adrian hit 660 of them. Adrian averaged 20.2 points a game, Maloy 17.4, Cook 15.6 and Kroll 13.4. Cook led the team in field-goal percentage at .500. Maloy averaged 12.7 rebounds and Cook 10.2 The era of Maloy, Cook and Kroll ended with a 22-5 season. Over their three varsity seasons, Davidson won 73 games, lost only 13, and played in the NCAA Tournament each season, twice advancing to the Elite Eight, where they lost to North Carolina each time. The Wildcats were prominently in the national picture during the entire Maloy-CookKroll era. It was a special time in the village.

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1969 NCAA TOURNAMENT TEAM SCOTT’S SHOT BEATS WILDCATS Sometimes Lefty Driesell, the former Davidson coach who guided the Wildcats to the rarefied air of the nation’s Top-10 basketball teams, sits in his beachfront house in Virginia Beach, Va., looking out at the ocean and wondering which of his many Davidson basketball teams was his best. Was it the brilliant 1964-65 team of Fred Hetzel, Don Davidson, Barry Teague, Dick Snyder and other standouts that finished the season with 24 wins against only two losses? It well could have been. Sports Illustrated picked Davidson number one in the nation in the preseason. That team beat Wake Forest twice by seven points each time, hammered Ohio State by 23, beat Virginia by 12, Alabama by 17 and dominated the tough Southern Conference, going unbeaten against the league in the regular season. It included two victories over conference rival West Virginia by nine and 23 points. What galls Driesell to this day is that team, as splendid as it was, didn’t even get a chance to play in the postseason when it lost by two points to West Virginia in the conference tournament championship game, a loss that broke a 23-game winning streak. The ’Cats were ranked sixth in the nation in the final poll of the season. “That team was good enough to make a serious run at the national championship,” Driesell said. “It had everything: good shooters, excellent rebounders and scorers, good ball handlers, and we could flat out play some defense.” Or maybe it was Davidson’s 1968-69 powerhouse team, which won 27 games and lost three, and was mere seconds away from going to the NCAA Final Four. “This is the team that won more games than any team I coached at Davidson,” Driesell said, “so maybe it was the best we ever had.” Certainly, a good case could be made for it. The ’Cats finished third in the nation in the final poll. It was a team that had experience, depth, great rebounding, scorers, excellent ball handlers and defensive stoppers. In an effort to build his program and put it on a national stage, Driesell never ducked tough nonconference games. The 1968-69 team demonstrated the truth in that statement, as it defeated Vanderbilt, South Carolina, Maryland, Texas, Michigan, Wake Forest, Duke and Princeton. Again unbeaten in regular-season conference play, the Wildcats had to prove it all over again in the conference tournament, which it did by routing VMI, Richmond and East Carolina. It was a veteran and gifted team that Driesell took to the NCAA Tournament. Three juniors that came to Davidson in the same recruiting class made up the starting frontcourt: Mike Maloy, Doug Cook and Jerry Kroll. They complemented

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e 1968-69 Wildcats came within a game of the Final Four for the second straight season, and for the second consecutive year, North Carolina proved to be the ‘Cats’ nemisis.

each other perfectly. Maloy was quicker than bad news and almost impossible to guard in the post and keep off the offensive glass. He was a ferocious rebounder and shot blocker. Cook was competitive, tough, liked to get inside and bang for position, and he could score from the low block. He and Maloy formed a rebounding tandem that gave opponents fits. Kroll was more of a finesse player, a player with savvy who could score, defend and rebound, and never lost his cool. The senior backcourt was special, featuring Wayne Huckel, 6-3, at the two-guard, and Dave Moser, 6-1, at the point. Those two had played on the varsity together for three seasons and fit like a hand in a glove. Two excellent seniors — Mike O’Neill and Mike Spann — were available off the bench. Davidson opened NCAA Tournament play with a 14-point win over Villanova. Then it was off to College Park, Md., for the East Regionals. After defeating St. John’s, 79-69, old nemesis North Carolina stood between Davidson and the Final Four. Ironically, one of UNC’s stars was Charlie Scott, a superstar who had verbally committed to Davidson during his high school recruitment but changed his mind. The game that ensued was befitting of two superpowers. Close the entire way and hotly contested, Davidson had the ball with under a minute to play in a tie game and was holding for the final shot. Kroll reversed his dribble near mid-court, and when he moved in the opposite direction, he collided with North Carolina’s Gerald Tuttle, who had positioned himself to take a charge, which was the official’s call. Possession to North Carolina. In the UNC timeout huddle, coach Dean Smith told Scott, “They will be looking for you to

take the final shot, so be patient, and if you see an open teammate, get him the ball.” Scott controlled the ball and never intended to give it up. It was a final shot that he later said he wanted badly. With the scoreboard clock beating down to zero, and the score tied at 85, Scott got just inside the foul circle, jumped and fired. Nothing but net. The shot had such important meaning to so many people that some, including Driesell, believe Scott took the shot from deep on the court, from what would now be well beyond the 3-point arc. Tapes of the game, however, show that the winning shot was from about 18 feet, just inside the foul circle. Whatever the recollections of fans of both schools, everyone remembers Scott’s great game as he led all scorers with 32 points, which overshadowed the superb 13-rebound performance by Maloy. As the North Carolina bench exploded with joy on the home court of the Maryland Terps, Lefty Driesell dropped to his knees in front of Davidson’s bench, buried his head in his hands and stayed there for what seemed like an eternity. “We played great, and it was a tough loss to take,” Driesell said. It was the second year in a row that North Carolina had denied Davidson a trip to the Final Four. The 1968-69 Wildcats won more games (27) than any Davidson basketball team in history. So, was it Davidson’s best basketball team ever? “It could be,” Driesell said. “It won more games than any of my teams there. But some of my other teams were really good, too, so it’s hard for me to say.” The game with Carolina turned out to be Driesell’s last at Davidson. In the spring of 1969, he left to accept the head coaching position at the University of Maryland.


1968 NCAA TOURNAMENT TEAM WILDCATS STOPPED SHORT OF FINAL FOUR Davidson’s 1967-68 Wildcats were an exciting blend of youth and experience, a combination so lethal that it had coach Lefty Driesell and the team’s fans thinking of a trip to the NCAA Final Four. Rodney Knowles, 6-9, was a senior frontcourt player, who averaged 18.4 points and 12 rebounds as a junior, a season in which the rebuilding Wildcats won 15 games and lost 12. Key returning players from the 1966-67 team also included starting point guard Dave Moser (8.9 points), sharp-shooting wing Mike O’Neill (11.1 points, 5.4 rebounds), the swashbuckling Wayne Huckel, 6-3, who averaged 16.8 points as a junior and was so tough that he wore baseball sliding pads to help survive the skid marks he received from diving on the floor. Tom Youngdale (10.7 points), and Mike Spann (5.5 points) also returned, among others. Joining those talented players were sophomores Doug Cook, Mike Maloy and Jerry Kroll (freshmen weren’t eligible to play varsity basketball in this era). As usual, the Wildcats under Driesell didn’t dodge a fight. They played the likes of Michigan, Vanderbilt, Memphis State, St. Joseph’s, St. John’s, Temple, Wake Forest and Duke. It was a splendid team, defensively tough and one of relentless rebounders. Davidson, led by Maloy’s average of 11.7 rebounds a game, out-rebounded opponents on a average of nine a game, and the stifling manto-man defense that Driesell drilled into his players each afternoon resulted in opponents shooting only 39.8 percent for the season, as opposed to Davidson’s 49.4 percent. Stopping the ’Cats on offense was a complicated equation. Five players scored in double figures, led by Maloy’s 15.6 points, with Moser just out of double digits with an 8.6-point average. Driesell was a firm believer in attacking inside with high-percentage shots, which resulted in Davidson taking 134 more foul shots than its opponents. Davidson went through the Southern Conference regular season with a record of 9-1 and then won the conference tournament to qualify for the NCAA Tournament. The ’Cats beat St. John’s in the NCAA opener, 79-70. It was off to Reynolds Coliseum in Raleigh for the East Regionals, where Davidson was to meet Columbia of the Ivy League and North Carolina was to play unbeaten and third-ranked St. Bonaventure. North Carolina had a surprisingly easy time with Bob Lanier and St. Bonaventure (91-72) while Davidson eked out a 61-59 overtime win over Columbia. It set up a showdown between UNC and Davidson, a game Driesell had been clamoring for publicly. North Carolina coach Dean Smith had a policy that he would not play in-state schools

Davidson’s 1967-68 squad defeated St. John’s and Columbia to set up the first of two showdowns with North Carolina. Mike Maloy recorded 18 points and 13 boards, but the Tar Heels came away with the win.

during the regular season other than the ones in the ACC, and it galled Driesell, who accused Smith of ducking him. Reynolds Coliseum was filled to capacity (12,600) on Saturday night, March 16, 1968. A heavyweight battle was expected by fans and the media, and one resulted. Smith’s philosophy was to play his bench and keep fresh players in the game. Tired players could remove themselves from the game and put themselves back in when they were rested. Driesell, on the other hand, believed in playing his five starters and maybe one or two reserves. In this game, North Carolina played eight players and Davidson six. Davidson’s starters of Moser, Huckel, Maloy, Kroll and Knowles were relieved by O’Neill, who scored seven points and pulled five rebounds in a superb performance. It was scintillating game from the outset. With the crowd roaring and often standing, Davidson took the early lead behind its defense and led at halftime, 34-28. UNC shot 39.4 percent in the no. 8 davidson vs. no. 4 north Carolina March 16, 1968, Raleigh, n.C. DAVIDSON Kroll Knowles Maloy Moser Huckel O’Neill TOTALS N. CAROLINA Scott Miller Clark Grubar Bunting Fogler Brown Tuttle TOTALS

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first half to Davidson’s 41.9 percent. However, North Carolina also prided itself on its defense, and while Driesell preferred straight man-to-man, with no switching, North Carolina went with a defensive smorgasbord of man-to-man, half-court traps and a point zone. North Carolina turned the tables in the second half, holding Davidson to 29.4 percent shooting from the field while the Tar Heels connected on 48.3 percent of its secondhalf shots. North Carolina won the game, 70-66, for the right to advance to the NCAA Final Four. But it was a sensational battle, one so good that an encore was needed. Moser and Maloy played all 40 minutes in the game for Davidson, with Knowles going 39 minutes. Four Wildcats scored in double figures, led by Maloy’s 18 points and 13 rebounds. Knowles cashed in 12 rebounds as Davidson dominated the backboards, 47-37. Ironically, North Carolina’s two leading scorers in the game, Rusty Clark (22 points, 17 rebounds) and Charlie Scott (18 points, six rebounds), were recruited extensively by Driesell. “People need to remember that the NCAA didn’t seed teams in those days,” Driesell said. “They kept you in your own section of the country. There were very few good teams in the West then and a bunch of good ones in the East. If the system had been in place then that’s in use now, Davidson and North Carolina both would have been No. 1 seeds. We wouldn’t have met before the Final Four. It’s a shame that we did, because both of us had great teams, in 1968 and 1969.” Davidson ended its season with a record of 24 wins, five losses. With so many talented players returning, the best was ahead, another great season that would result in yet another classic battle with the team from Chapel Hill.

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1966 NCAA TOURNAMENT TEAM LEFTY GETS TEAM TO NCAAS Coach Lefty Driesell believed that his Davidson basketball team faced a mammoth rebuilding in 1965-66, which was true. After all, the Wildcats had lost to graduation All-America and Southern Conference Player of the Year Fred Hetzel as well as stars Don Davidson and Barry Teague from the previous year’s team that compiled a record of 24-2. Hetzel scored 2,032 points in his three varsity seasons, while Davidson was a tough defender and double-digit scorer and Teague was a talented, reliable point guard. The three had started for the Wildcats for three years and catapulted Davidson into the national basketball picture. To continue on the national stage in 1966, Driesell would have to depend on three inexperienced sophomores (freshmen were not eligible to play varsity basketball in those days). But there was some good news, too. Some very good news. Back for his senior season was Dick Snyder, one of the greatest players in Davidson basketball history. Snyder had averaged 15.9 points a game as a sophomore and 20.2 points as a junior. In addition, he was one of the best defensive players in all of college basketball. “I can’t think of a man I’d trade him for,” Driesell said before the start of the season. But if Davidson were going to succeed, Snyder couldn’t do it alone. New faces would have to step up. They included Phil Squier, 5-11, an inexperienced senior, and sophomores Rodney Knowles, 6-8, Tom Youngdale, 6-10, and Bobby Lane, 6-3. “We lacked experience, but those guys certainly achieved a lot,” Driesell said.” That they did. Davidson won seven of its first eight, losing the opener to Wake Forest by one point before dropping a five-point decision to Navy in the Charlotte Invitational Tournament. The ’Cats entered the Southern Conference Tournament with a record of 17-5, meaning they would have to win the tournament championship in order to advance to the NCAA tournament. They were up to the task, defeating conference rivals The Citadel, Richmond and West Virginia. That sent Driesell’s team to the NCAA tournament and a date with Rhode Island, which Davidson won easily, 95-65. Then it was off to the Eastern Regionals, where Syracuse defeated Davidson 94-78. A consolation game to decide third place was played in the regionals in those 104

e 1965-66 Wildcats, led by Dick Snyder (right), became the first Davidson team to advance to the postseason in Lefty Driesell’s (left) sixth season. Snyder was the SoCon Player of the Year and went on to a successful NBA career.

days and Davidson lost to St. Joseph’s, 92-76, to end its season. It was a good year, maybe even an overachieving one, as Davidson finished with 21 wins and seven defeats. The Wildcats accomplished their mission of keeping Davidson basketball in the national spotlight, while giving Driesell time to load up with more talent. “Twenty-one wins is about as much as anyone could have expected from that team,” Driesell

recalls. “They accomplished a lot.” Snyder won All-America honors with an absolutely sensational season. Even with all opponents gunning for him and often double-teaming him, he averaged 26.9 points a game while shooting 56.3 percent from the field and 79.7 percent on his free throws. But offense was just part of Snyder’s game. He pulled 9.2 rebounds a game and was Davidson’s best defensive player. “He was an absolutely great defensive player,” Driesell said. “I usually put him on the other team’s top scorer, and it was normal for him to hold the guy to 10 points less than his season’s average.” A master recruiter, Driesell said that the father of one of his Davidson players, Don Davidson, had seen Snyder play a high school football game in North Canton, Ohio. “Mr. Davidson called me,” Driesell said, “and told me he saw this great quarterback play, and the kid had jumped over a tackler in the open field on his way to a touchdown.” Dick Snyder was a consensus second-team All-America Intrigued by a football athlete with selection in 1966 on Driesell’s first postseason squad. such speed and jumping skills, Driesell


1966 NCAA TOURNAMENT TEAM was off to North Canton to recruit Snyder. Ranked as one of the best high school football quarterbacks in the country, the big football schools were lined up to recruit him, including Ohio State and Notre Dame. But on the recruiting trail, Driesell took a back seat to no one, including Notre Dame football. He and Snyder had a great visit, the coach recalls, but Driesell said that Snyder told him he was going to the U.S. Naval Academy. “I gave him my telephone number and told him to call me if he changed his mind,” Driesell said. Not long afterwards, Driesell got the call he coveted. Snyder, Driesell said, was color blind and couldn’t be admitted to Annapolis. He wanted to come to Davidson and join the basketball revolution. “The day he signed with us,” Driesell said, “Notre Dame had people in his house trying to talk him into playing football for the Irish.” Getting Snyder to come to Davidson was worth all the work that Driesell put into it. He ended up as an All-American, the 1966 Southern Conference Player of the Year, and scored 1,703 points in just three seasons of varsity basketball. He went on to an extremely successful career in the NBA. He held Oscar Robertson, who many people think is the best guard in the history of basketball, to 14 points in one NBA game while scoring 14 himself. After the game, Snyder said, “Playing defense in the pros hasn’t been an especially difficult transition for me because Coach Driesell taught me how to play it at Davidson.” While Snyder was the unquestioned leader and star, the 1965-66 Wildcats also got a sterling performance from sophomore Knowles, who averaged 19.4 points and led the team with 9.9 rebounds. Fellow sophomores Youngdale and Lane both averaged 10.2 points a game, while senior Squier scored 7.6 points a game. This Davidson team shot an impressive 51.2 percent from the field while holding opponents to 40.6 percent, and averaged 82.8 points a game. Pretty impressive for a rebuilding season. It was a typical Driesell-coached team: competitive, tough and defensive-minded, with good shooters and led by a superstar. They called Snyder “super horse” at Davidson. He was that and more, one of the greatest players ever to wear the red and black. “He was special, that’s for sure,” said Driesell. For good measure, Snyder also starred in baseball for the Wildcats. “When it came to athletics,” Driesell said, “Dick could do just about anything he wanted to. That even included riding a bicycle better than anybody else.”

nCaa TouRnaMenT aPPeaRanCes (10) 8-11 ReCoRd 1966 1st Round

1986

EAST (21-7, 11-1) Rhode Island

95- 65 W

SOUTHEAST (20-11, 10-6) 1st Round Kentucky 55- 75 L

(Blacksburg, Va.)

East Semis East Cons.

(Charlotte, N.C.)

Syracuse St. Joseph’s (Pa.)

1998

78- 94 L 76- 92 L

SOUTHEAST (20-10, 13-2) 1st Round Michigan 61- 80 L

(Raleigh, N.C.)

(Atlanta, Ga.)

1968 1st Round

EAST (24-5, 9-1) St. John’s

2002 79- 70 W 1st Round

(College Park, Md.)

WEST (21-10, 11-5) Ohio State 64- 69 L (The Pit - Albuquerque, N.M.)

East Semis East Finals

Columbia North Carolina

(OT) 61- 59 W 66- 70 L

1969 1st Round

EAST (27-3, 9-0) Villanova

2006 MINNEAPOLIS (20-11, 10-5) 1st Round Ohio State 62- 70 L

(Raleigh, N.C.)

(UD Arena - Dayton, Ohio)

2007

75- 61 W

(Raleigh, N.C.)

1st Round East Semis East Finals

St. John’s North Carolina

79- 69 W 85- 87 L

MIDWEST (29-5, 17-1) Maryland 70- 82 L (HSBC Arena - Buffalo, N.Y.)

2008

(College Park, Md.)

MIDWEST (29-7, 20-0) 1st Round Gonzaga 82-76 W 2nd Round Georgetown 74-70 W

1970 1st Round

EAST (22-5, 10-0) St. Bonaventure

62- 75 L

(RBC Center - Raleigh, N.C.)

(Jamaica, N.Y.)

MW Semis MW Finals

Wisconsin Kansas

73-56 W 57-59 L

(Ford Field - Detroit, Mich.)

lefty driesell

Terry holland

bob Mckillop

niT aPPeaRanCes (5) 3-5 ReCoRd 2005

1972 1st Round

(19-9, 8-2) Syracuse

77- 81

L

Opening

(Madison Square Garden - New York, N.Y.)

(22-8, 13-5) West Virginia

77 -62 W

(Richmond, Va.)

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1994 1st Round

(23-9, 16-0) Va. Commonwealth SW Missouri State

82 -71 W

(Springfield, Mo.)

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L

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63 -78

L

(College Park, Md.)

(Morgantown, W.Va.)

2009

1996 1st Round

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L

1st Round

(27-8, 18-2) South Carolina

70 -63 W

(Columbia, S.C.)

2nd Round

Saint Mary’s

80 -68

L

(Moraga, Calif.)

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DAVIDSON ALL-AMERICANS GeoRGe “buddy” Cheek 6-3, CenTeR selMa, ala. - 1946-49 All-American: 1949 - Helms Foundation (3rd) Cheek excelled in two sports — football and basketball — at Davidson and was instrumental in one of the Wildcats’ most successful basketball eras. He led Davidson to records of 17-8, 19-9, and 18-8 (5425) in his three seasons with the Wildcats. Cheek was the first Davidson player to score 1,000 points in his career (including a freshman season at Tulane). He was an all-state and All-Southern Conference selection as a center in basketball and a third team Helms Foundation All-America selection in 1949. Cheek also played offensive and defensive end for the ’Cats in football, leading the team with 16 receptions in 1948.

fRed heTZel 6-8, CenTeR WashinGTon, d.C. 1962-65 All-American: 1963 - Helms Foundation, Converse Yearbook (2nd); 1964 - consensus second-team All-America, Converse Yearbook (1st), Helms Foundation; 1965 - consensus first-team All-America Davidson’s first three-time All-American, Fred Hetzel led Davidson’s basketball rebirth in the mid-1960s under head coach Lefty Driesell. The three-time Southern Conference Player of the Year helped Davidson to its first national ranking. The center from Washington, D.C., finished his career as Davidson’s all-time leader in points (2,032) and rebounds (1,111). He was an inaugural inductee into the Davidson Athletics Hall of Fame in 1989-90.

Mike Maloy 6-7, CenTeR neW yoRk, n.y. - 1967-70 All-American: 1968 - Converse Yearbook (2nd); 1969 consensus second-team AllAmerica, USBWA (1st), Converse Yearbook (1st); 1970 - The Sporting News (2nd), Converse Yearbook (2nd), AP (3rd), UPI (3rd), NABC (3rd), Basketball News (3rd) A three-time All-America selection, Maloy led Davidson to three straight Southern Conference titles and as many trips to the NCAA Tournament. Maloy’s teams were a win away from the Final Four two years in a row but lost each time to the University of North Carolina. He is Davidson’s all-time leading rebounder and seventh-leading scorer and averaged 19.3 points and 12.9 rebounds a contest for his career. He was a three-time All-SoCon selection and the league’s Player of the Year in 1969 and 1970.

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John GeRdy 6-5, GuaRd liTTle falls, n.J. - 1975-79 All-American: 1979 - Helms Foundation Gerdy finished his career as Davidson’s all-time leading scorer with 2,483 points. In 1979, he was named Southern Conference Athlete of the Year and listed as a Helms Foundation All-American. He earned All-SoCon accolades in three straight seasons, from 1977-79. Gerdy is one of three Wildcats to break the 2,000-point barrier and ranks fourth on the Southern Conference all-time scoring chart. Gerdy was inducted into the Davidson Athletic Hall of Fame in 1994-95. Cosida aCadeMiC all-aMeRiCans 1965 1970 1973 1981 1982 1987 1988

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diCk snydeR 6-5, GuaRd noRTh CanTon, ohio 1963-66 All-American: 1966 - consensus second-team All-America, USBWA (1st), Converse Yearbook (1st), The Sporting News (1st) Following in Hetzel’s footsteps, Snyder was the Southern Conference Player of the Year and an All-America selection in his senior season. Snyder had a jump shot that one writer described as, “softer than a Carolina sunrise.” Snyder’s sweet jumper allowed him to score 1,693 points in his career while averaging 26.9 per game during his All-American season. Considered the best defensive player ever under Coach Lefty Driesell, Snyder was inducted into the Davidson Athletics Hall of Fame with Hetzel in 1989-90.

sTePhen CuRRy 6-3, GuaRd ChaRloTTe, n.C. - 2006-09 All-American: 2008 - consensus second-team All-America; 2009 - consensus first-team All-America Curry finished his three-year Davidson career as the school’s and Southern Conference’s all-time leading scorer with 2,635 points. He opted into the NBA draft following his junior season and was selected seventh by the Golden State Warriors, becoming Davidson’s second first-round selection. At the time, his point total ranked 25th in all-time NCAA Division I scoring, and his 414 career 3-pointers ranked fourth. In 2007-08, he set the NCAA single-season 3pointer record with 162 while leading the Wildcats to the Midwest Regional Final in the NCAA Tournament. Curry was named the regional’s Most Outstanding Player and earned second-team consensus All-America honors. In 2008-09, he led the nation in scoring with 28.6 points a game and was named consensus firstteam All-America.


RETIRED JERSEYS

hobby Cobb Cobb is a member of the Davidson College Athletics Hall of Fame and ranks 14th on Davidson’s all-time scoring list with 1,409 points. He was the first player to score 1,000 points for Davidson, and also the first to average more than 20 points in a season, having accomplished the feat in both his junior and senior seasons. And although it has been 50 years since he graced the hardwood in a Wildcat uniform, he still ranks fourth all-time in rebounds. Cobb currently resides in Davidson and has a constant presence at practices, home and away games. John Gerdy Gerdy is Davidson’s second all-time leading scorer with 2,483 points and was selected as a member of the school’s Athletics Hall of Fame in 1995. In 1979, he was the Southern Conference Athlete of the Year and named to the Helms foundation All-America team. Gerdy was a third-round pick in the NBA draft. He earned his doctorate at Ohio University and is now a sports consultant living in Pennsylvania. fred hetzel Hetzel, a charter member of the Davidson College Athletics Hall of Fame, led Davidson to its first national rankings in the mid-1960s and was a consensus All-American. He ranks third on Davidson’s alltime scoring list with 2,032 points. He and Mike Maloy are Davidson’s only players with more than 1,000 career points and rebounds. Hetzel was a first-round pick in the NBA Draft and played seven years of professional basketball for the San Francisco Warriors and Milwaukee Bucks. In 1996, he was named to the Southern Conference 75th Anniversary team. Hetzel is a successful realtor in Virginia.

derek Rucker Rucker finished his Davidson career as the ’Cats’ all-time leader in assists (436) and steals (250). He also ranks fourth on the all-time scoring list with 1,952 points. He was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-American team twice and was a three-time winner of the John M. Belk MVP award. A three-time All-SoCon pick, Rucker played on the Davidson NCAA Tournament team which won the Southern Conference Tournament in 1986. Rucker was signed as a free agent by the Cleveland Cavaliers in 1988 and for more than a decade played professionally in Australia. dick snyder Snyder, a charter member of the Davidson College Athletics Hall of Fame, was a first team All-American who led Davidson to its first Southern Conference championship and NCAA playoff appearance in 1966. He was a second-round pick in the National Basketball Association draft and starred 13 years for the St. Louis Hawks, Cleveland Cavaliers, Phoenix Suns and Seattle Supersonics. He ranks sixth on Davidson’s all-time scoring list with 1,693 points. Snyder owns an insurance agency in Phoenix.

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WILDCATS IN THE NBA name Fred Hetzel Don Davidson Dick Snyder Rodney Knowles Tom Youngdale Wayne Huckel Doug Cook Jerry Kroll Mike Maloy Bryan Adrian John Falconi John Gerdy Todd Haynes Cliff Tribus Stephen Curry Overall pick in ( )

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davidson draft Picks year Team

1 (1) 5 (44) 2 (14) 6 (77) 14 (181) 16 (195) 2 (22) 6 (98) 10 (157) 5 (77) 9 (153) 3 (51) 8 (168) 8 (175) 1 (7)

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San Francisco Warriors Boston Celtics St. Louis Hawks Phoenix Suns Phoenix Suns Phoenix Suns Cincinnati Royals Los Angeles Lakers Boston Celtics Boston Celtics Buffalo Braves New Jersey Nets San Diego Clippers Denver Nuggets Golden State Warriors

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Golden State Warriors Golden State Warriors San Antonio Spurs Atlanta Hawks Atlanta Hawks St. Louis Hawks Phoenix Suns Phoenix Suns, Seattle Supersonics Seattle Supersonics Cleveland Cavaliers Seattle Supersonics Phoenix Suns San Francisco Warriors Milwaukee Bucks, Cincinnati Royals Philadelphia 76ers Los Angeles Lakers

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Curry with NBA Commissioner David Stern after being selected seventh overall in the 2009 draft.

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DAVIDSON AWARDS

Joe sutter

Jerry kroll

doug Cook

derek Rucker

davidson hall of fame Former Davidson basketball players who have been inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame. John Belk ’43 George “Buddy” Cheek ’49 Whit Cobb ’50 Hobby Cobb ’56 Doug Cook ’70 Charles “Lefty” Driesell John Falconi ‘74 John Gerdy ’79 Fred Hetzel ’65 Terry Holland ’64 Bill Jarman ‘63 Rodney Knowles ’68 Jerry Kroll ’70 omas Peters ’45 George Peters ’47 Derek Rucker ’88 Dick Snyder ’66 Ed White ’47 Mike Williams ’49 Brandon Williams ’96 Kenny Wilson ’84

John Pecorak

narcisse ewodo

John falconi

Wayne bernard

steve Rossiter

Terry holland

John M. belk MvP Joe Markee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1961 Bill Jarman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1962 Fred Hetzel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1963 Fred Hetzel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1964 Fred Hetzel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1965 Dick Snyder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1966 Rodney Knowles . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1967 Dave Moser . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1968 Dave Moser . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1969 Mike Maloy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1970 Joe Sutter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1971 Joe Sutter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1972 John Falconi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1973 Greg Dunn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1974 Greg Dunn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1975 Jay Powell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1976 John Gerdy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1977 John Gerdy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1978 John Gerdy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1979 Rich DiBenedetto . . . . . . . . . . . . .1980 Todd Haynes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1981 Jamie Hall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1982 Kenny Wilson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1983 Kenny Wilson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1984 Gerry Born, Derek Rucker . . . . . . . .1985 Gerry Born . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1986 Derek Rucker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1987 Derek Rucker, Jeff Himes . . . . . . . .1988 Bruce Elder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1989 Alan Hunter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1990 Detlef Musch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1991 Janko Narat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1992 Detlef Musch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1993 Janko Narat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1994 George Spain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1995 Brandon Williams . . . . . . . . . . . . .1996 Narcisse Ewodo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1997 Mark Donnelly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1998 Landry Kosmalski . . . . . . . . . . . . .1999 Landry Kosmalski . . . . . . . . . . . . .2000 Stephen Marshall . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2000 Wayne Bernard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2001 Michael Bree, Emeka Erege . . . . . . . . . . .2002 Wayne Bernard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2003 Brendan Winters . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2004 Brendan Winters . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2005 Brendan Winters . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2006 Stephen Curry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2007 Stephen Curry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2008 Stephen Curry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2009 JP Kuhlman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2010 d.G. MaRTin husTle aWaRd Billy Pierce . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1971 John Pecorak . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1972 John Pecorak . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1973 Jay Schmitt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1990 Paul Drobnitch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1991 Sterling Freeman . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1992 Jason Zimmerman . . . . . . . . . . . . .1993 Quinn Harwood . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1994 Narcisse Ewodo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1995 Narcisse Ewodo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1996 Mark Donnelly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1997 Billy Armstrong . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1998 Ali Ton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1999

Michael Bree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2000 Peter Anderer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2001 Peter Anderer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2002 Peter Anderer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2003 Matt McKillop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2004 Conor Grace . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2005 Matt McKillop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2006 Jason Richards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2007 Jason Richards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2008 Max Paulhus Gosselin . . . . . . . . . .2009 Brendan McKillop . . . . . . . . . . . . .2010 RobeRT MCleod defense aWaRd D.G. Martin, Jr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1962 Barry Teague . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1963 Don Davidson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1964 Dick Snyder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1965 Bobby Lane . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1966 Mike O’Neill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1967 Dave Moser . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1968 Mike Maloy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1969 Mike Maloy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1970 Duncan Postma, Steve Kirley . . . . .1971 T.Jay Pecorak . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1972 T.Jay Pecorak . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1973 T.Jay Pecorak . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1974 No award . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1975 Jim Rice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1976 Marvin Lively . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1977 Ernie Reigel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1978 Rich Perkey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1979 Jamie Hall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1980 Jamie Hall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1981 John Carroll . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1982 Richard Wilson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1983 Ken Niebuhr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1984 Jeff Himes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1985 Chris Heineman . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1986 Chris Heineman . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1987 Alan Hunter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1988 Alan Hunter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1989 Darry Strickland . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1990 James Marsh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1991 Paul Drobnitch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1992 J.D. Heuer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1993 Jeff Anderson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1994 Quinn Harwood . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1995 Mark Donnelly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1996 Landry Kosmalski* . . . . . . . . . . . .1997 Ben Ebong . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1998 No award . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1999 No award . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2000 Chris Pearson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2001 Chris Pearson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2002 Conor Grace* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2003 *award was given for rebounding

The WildCaT aWaRd Logan Kosmalski . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2004 Logan Kosmalski . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2005 Thomas Sander . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2006 Thomas Sander . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2007 Thomas Sander . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2008 Andrew Lovedale . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2009 Steve Rossiter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2010 Award for defensive and rebounding efforts

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NATIONAL RANKINGS in The Polls Year 1963 1964 1965 1966 1968 1969 1970 2008

Poll AP AP UPI AP UPI AP AP UPI AP UPI AP AP Coaches

Rank 18th 10th 10th 6th 7th 16th 8th 9th 5th 3rd 15th 23rd 9th

e Wildcats finished third in the final 1969 AP Poll. Davidson was considered a title contender in the preseason by Sports Illustrated.

1962-63 1963-64 1964-65 1965-66 1968-69 1976-77 1977-78 1978-79 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09

sCoRinG Fred Hetzel Fred Hetzel Fred Hetzel Dick Snyder Mike Maloy John Gerdy John Gerdy John Gerdy Stephen Curry Stephen Curry Stephen Curry

15th 12th 8th 14th 19th 17th 8th 6th 9th 4th 1st

23.5 27.3 26.5 26.9 24.6 23.2 25.8 26.7 21.5 25.9 28.6

1962-63 1963-64 1964-65 1968-69

ReboundinG Fred Hetzel Fred Hetzel Fred Hetzel Mike Maloy

31st 30th 16th 20th

13.3 13.5 14.8 14.3

1963-64 1964-65 1965-66 1973-74 1979-80 1994-95 1999-00

fG PeRCenTaGe Terry Holland Fred Hetzel Dick Snyder Larry Horowitz Rich DiBenedetto George Spain Stephen Marshall

1st 6th 12th 19th 11th 2nd 12th

.631 .580 .563 .576 .620 .671 .593

2001-02 2004-05

3-PoinT fG PeRCenTaGe Peter Anderer 12th Brendan Winters 13th

.454 .434

2006-07 2007-08 2008-09

3-PoinT fG PeR GaMe Stephen Curry 4th Stephen Curry 2nd Stephen Curry 5th

3.6 4.5 3.8

1957-58 1968-69

fT PeRCenTaGe Semi Mintz Jerry Kroll

1st 13th

.882 .862

1985-86 1990-91 1992-93 2007-08 2008-09

Derek Rucker Jason Zimmerman Janko Narat Stephen Curry Stephen Curry

10th 13th 19th 9th 16th

.888 .863 .867 .894 .876

1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09

assisTs Ali Ton Ali Ton Ali Ton Kenny Grant Kenny Grant Jason Richards Jason Richards Stephen Curry

9th 13th 3rd 23rd 5th 2nd 1st 24th

6.8 6.4 7.6 5.6 6.7 7.3 8.1 5.6

1998-99 2008-09

sTeals Ali Ton Stephen Curry

15th 13th

2.8 2.5

assisT To TuRnoveR RaTio Brendan McKillop 10th

2.7

2009-10

Peter Anderer ranked 12th in 3-point shooting percentage in 2001-02.

TeaM RankinGs

110

1963-64 1964-65 1968-69 1995-96 2002-03 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09

sCoRinG 7th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .89.3 11th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .88.5 14th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .87.1 8th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .84.3 10th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .80.7 7th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .81.3 26th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .77.9 25th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .77.8

1970-71

sCoRinG defense 13th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .66.3

1967-68 1968-69 1995-96 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09

Won-loss PeRCenTaGe 7th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..828 4th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..900 11th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..833 6th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..853 14th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..806 17th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..771

1963-64 1964-65 1967-68 1968-69 1969-70 1995-96 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09

sCoRinG MaRGin 1st (tied with UCLA) . . . . . . . . .18.8 2nd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17.6 11th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11.6 6th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13.5 19th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11.8 4th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15.0 10th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12.6 4th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14.7 8th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11.9

1962-63 1963-64 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07

ReboundinG 4th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..578 8th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..568 8th* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .+6.8 28th* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .+5.1 28th* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .+5.3 12th* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .+6.0 14th* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .+6.5 * Rebound Margin

2002-03 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10

3-PoinT fG PeR GaMe 3rd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10.0 8th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8.9 8th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8.9 7th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.6 16th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.1 12th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8.7 7th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.0

1962-63 1963-64 1964-65 1965-66 1967-68 1973-74 1980-81 1995-96

field Goal PeRCenTaGe 7th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..485 1st (NCAA record at time) . . . . . . . ..544 2nd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..509 2nd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..512 7th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..494 9th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..505 11th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..529 25th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..479

1948-49 1962-63

fRee ThRoW PeRCenTaGe 1st . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..710 9th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..744

1963-64 1965-66 1966-67 1971-72 1973-74 1978-79 1980-81 1984-85 1985-86 1993-94 2002-03 2005-06

8th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..740 5th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..762 6th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..757 11th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..747 3rd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..783 9th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..762 3rd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..762 2nd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..779 4th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..772 4th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..751 4th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..778 9th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..761

2002-03

3-PoinT field Goal PeRCenTaGe 2nd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..417

2001-02 2002-03

fG PeRCenTaGe defense 4th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..380 12th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..397

2002-03 2005-06 2007-08

assisTs PeR GaMe 10th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17.0 3rd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18.3 15th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17.1

2007-08

leasT TuRnoveRs PeR GaMe 15th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11.8

2007-08

assisTs To TuRnoveR RaTio 2nd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1.44

2008-09

TuRnoveR MaRGin 7th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4.9


1,000-POINT CLUB

stephen Curry

John Gerdy

fred hetzel

1. stephen Curry- 6-3, Guard - Charlotte, n.C. - 2006-2009 3-Ptrs Total Year GP GS FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb Avg 2006-07 34 33 242 523 .463 122 299 .408 124 145 .855 157 4.6 2007-08 36 36 317 656 .483 162 369 .439 135 151 .894 165 4.6 2008-09 34 34 312 687 .454 130 336 .387 220 251 .876 151 4.4 TOTAL 104 103 871 1866 .467 414 1004 .412 479 547 .876 473 4.5 2. John Gerdy - 6-5, Guard - little falls, n.J. - 1975-1979 Year GP FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb Avg Ast Blk Stl 1975-76 26 207 437 .474 51 66 .773 77 3.0 54 0 0 1976-77 27 264 532 .496 99 124 .798 145 5.4 32 3 16 1977-78 26 292 539 .542 86 106 .811 97 3.7 41 2 39 1978-79 27 289 549 .526 143 176 .813 121 4.5 93 3 28 TOTAL 106 1052 2057 .511 379 472 .803 440 4.2 220

8

derek Rucker

Ast Blk Stl Pts 95 6 62 730 104 14 73 931 189 8 86 974 388 28 221 2635

Pts 465 627 670 721

Avg 17.9 23.2 25.8 26.7

83 2483

23.4

Avg 21.5 25.9 28.6 25.3

3. fred hetzel - 6-8, Center - Washington, d.C. - 1962-1965 GP FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb Avg Pts Avg Year 1962-63 27 245 460 .533 144 181 .796 359 13.3 634 23.5 1963-64 26 273 498 .548 163 211 .773 351 13.5 709 27.3 1964-65 26 273 471 .580 143 178 .803 384 14.8 689 26.5 TOTAL

79 791 1429 .554 450 570 .789 1094 13.8 2032 25.7

4. derek Rucker - 6-1, Guard - beachwood, ohio - 1984-1988 3-Ptrs Total Year GP GS FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb Avg 1984-85 30 29 152 294 .517 0 0 .000 79 96 .823 75 2.5 1985-86 31 31 166 322 .516 0 0 .000 103 116 .888 75 2.4 1986-87 26 23 186 353 .527 73 147 .497 82 96 .854 66 2.5 1987-88 28 28 199 425 .468 81 199 .407 128 162 .790 104 3.7 TOTAL 115 111 703 1394 .504 154 346 .445 392 470 .834 320 2.8

Ast Blk Stl Pts 121 6 63 383 136 4 67 435 88 3 51 527 91 4 69 607 436 17 250 1952

5. brendan Winters - 6-5, Guard - denver, Colo. - 2002-2006 Total 3-Ptrs Year GP GS FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb Avg Ast Blk Stl 2002-03 27 24 109 222 .491 47 93 .505 70 91 .769 160 5.9 64 5 25 2003-04 29 29 157 372 .422 75 195 .385 128 153 .837 147 5.1 67 3 27 2004-05 32 32 168 373 .450 89 205 .434 108 146 .740 163 5.1 57 4 24 2005-06 30 30 175 408 .429 57 168 .339 100 119 .840 143 4.8 53 7 20 TOTAL 118 115 609 1375 .443 268 661 .405 406 509 .798 613 5.2 241 19 96 6. dick snyder - 6-5, Guard - north Canton, ohio - 1963-1966 Year GP FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb Avg Pts Avg 1963-64 26 170 306 .556 75 90 .833 164 6.3 415 16.0 1964-65 26 221 403 .548 83 103 .806 226 8.7 525 20.2 1965-66 28 284 504 .563 185 232 .797 258 9.2 753 26.9 TOTAL

80 675 1213 .556 343 425 .807 648 8.1 1693 21.2

7. Mike Maloy - 6-7, Center - new york, n.y. - 1967-1970 Year GP FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb Avg Ast 1967-68 29 168 297 .566 116 181 .641 339 11.7 35 1968-69 30 270 554 .487 199 273 .729 429 14.3 47 1969-70 27 177 396 .447 116 166 .699 343 12.7 40 TOTAL

Pts 452 739 470

Avg 15.6 24.6 17.4

86 615 1247 .493 431 620 .695 1111 12.9 122 1661 19.3

Pts 335 517 533 507 1892

Avg 12.8 14.0 20.3 21.7 17.0

Avg 12.4 17.8 16.7 16.9 16.0

kenny Wilson

dick snyder

8. Jeff himes - 6-4, forward - Columbia, s.C. - 1984-1988 3-Ptrs Total GP GS FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct FT FTA Year 1984-85 30 28 93 176 .528 0 0 .000 54 72 1985-86 31 19 120 218 .550 0 0 .000 77 113 1986-87 30 30 196 319 .614 0 2 .000 151 214 1987-88 27 26 173 299 .579 0 0 .000 144 197 TOTAL 118 103 582 1012 .575 0 2 .000 426 596

Mike Maloy

Pct Reb Avg Ast Blk Stl .750 129 4.3 48 10 17 .681 121 3.9 33 2 12 .706 208 6.9 28 3 34 .731 203 7.5 21 5 35 .715 661 5.6 130 20 98

Pts 240 317 543 490 1590

Avg 8.0 10.2 18.1 18.1 13.5

9. kenny Wilson - 6-4, forward - hope Mills, n.C. - 1980-1984 3-Ptrs Total Year GP GS FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb Avg Ast Blk Stl 1980-81 26 11 59 116 .509 0 0 .000 40 61 .656 91 3.5 18 2 9 1981-82 29 29 159 316 .503 0 0 .000 99 136 .728 141 4.9 43 4 19 1982-83 28 27 182 326 .558 3 8 .375 120 178 .674 150 5.4 41 7 26 1983-84 28 28 196 359 .546 1 3 .333 118 161 .733 175 6.3 43 6 34 TOTAL 111 95 596 1117 .534 4 11 .364 377 536 .703 557 5.0 342 19 88

Pts 158 417 487 511 1573

Avg 6.1 14.4 17.4 18.3 14.2

10. Janko narat - 6-6 , forward - domzale, slovenia - 1990-1994 Total 3-Ptrs GP GS FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb Year 1990-91 29 23 94 217 .433 14 50 .280 39 59 .661 128 1991-92 28 27 138 306 .451 53 124 .427 64 79 .810 154 1992-93 28 28 127 291 .436 35 106 .330 85 98 .867 139 1993-94 30 30 167 326 .512 34 92 .370 163 199 .819 180 TOTAL 115 108 526 1140 .461 136 372 .366 351 435 .807 601

Avg Ast Blk Stl Pts 4.4 32 4 19 241 5.5 55 3 28 393 5.0 55 6 23 374 6.0 77 2 33 531 5.2 219 15 103 1539

Avg 8.3 14.0 13.4 17.7 13.4

11. ian Johnson - 6-9, forward - Ruckersville, va. - 2002-2006 Total 3-Ptrs Year GP GS FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct 2002-03 27 0 128 237 .540 8 29 .276 70 82 .854 2003-04 29 2 126 244 .516 17 54 .315 56 66 .848 2004-05 32 7 142 268 .530 17 46 .370 55 75 .733 2005-06 31 31 199 382 .521 34 80 .425 64 83 .771 TOTAL 119 40 595 1131 .526 76 209 .364 245 306 .801

Avg Ast Blk Stl 5.7 36 15 15 4.6 30 2 10 4.6 24 9 12 6.4 27 5 10 5.3 117 31 47

Pts 334 325 356 496 1511

Avg 12.4 11.2 11.1 16.0 12.7

12. brandon Williams - 6-6, forward - detroit, Mich. - 1992-1996 Total 3-Ptrs Year GP GS FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb 1992-93 28 0 68 160 .425 13 36 .361 38 62 .613 99 1993-94 30 30 151 335 .451 34 96 .354 97 125 .776 188 1994-95 24 22 116 292 .397 34 115 .296 74 96 .771 125 1995-96 30 30 194 391 .496 50 123 .407 107 138 .775 179 TOTAL 112 82 529 1178 .449 131 370 .354 316 421 .751 591

Avg Ast Blk Stl Pts 3.5 19 13 20 187 6.3 28 23 34 433 5.2 26 21 25 340 6.0 36 29 37 545 5.3 109 86 116 1505

Avg 6.7 14.4 14.2 18.2 13.4

13. landry kosmalski - 6-8, forward - bedford, Texas - 1996-2000 Total 3-Ptrs Year GP GS FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb 1996-97 28 27 135 252 .536 14 33 .424 92 129 .713 212 1997-98 30 30 102 218 .468 12 35 .343 63 94 .670 186 1998-99 27 27 145 274 .529 20 52 .385 65 111 .586 231 1999-00 28 28 145 287 .505 19 62 .306 99 137 .723 248 TOTAL 113 112 527 1031 .511 65 182 .357 319 471 .677 877

Avg Ast Blk Stl Pts 7.6 29 9 24 376 6.2 34 8 31 279 8.6 32 18 23 375 8.9 71 26 43 408 7.8 166 61 121 1438

Avg 13.4 9.3 13.9 14.6 12.7

Reb 154 132 148 197 631

14. hobby Cobb - 6-3, forward - Charlotte, n.C. - 1952-1956 Year GP FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb Avg Pts Avg 1952-53 21 47 133 .353 33 43 .767 86 4.1 127 6.0 1953-54 22 117 260 .450 131 174 .753 255 11.6 365 16.6 1954-55 18 131 241 .543 130 183 .710 172 9.5 392 21.8 1955-56 24 200 410 .488 140 216 .648 323 13.5 540 22.5 TOTAL

Jeff himes

brendan Winters

Janko narat

ian Johnson

85 495 1044 .474 434 616 .705 836 9.8 1424 16.8

brandon Williams

landry kosmalski

hobby Cobb

111


1,000-POINT CLUB

Todd haynes

semi Mintz

Rodney knowles

detlef Musch

15. Todd haynes - 6-7, forward - bourbonnais, ill. - 1977-1981 3-Ptrs Total GP GS FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb Avg Ast Blk Stl Year 7 14 1977-78 16 0 32 90 .356 0 0 .000 22 27 .815 84 5.3 6 1978-79 27 0 161 333 .483 0 0 .000 80 100 .800 165 6.1 26 12 21 1979-80 26 23 145 287 .505 0 0 .000 80 96 .833 123 4.7 35 2 10 1980-81 27 26 206 378 .545 8 13 .615 115 146 .788 138 5.1 30 4 16

Pts 86 402 370 535

TOTAL

1393 14.5

96

49

544 1088 .500

8

13 .615 297 369 .805

16. semi Mintz - 6-2, Guard - Raleigh, n.C. - 1955-1959 GP FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb Avg Pts Year 1955-56 23 74 189 .392 75 92 .815 62 2.7 223 1956-57 26 153 306 .500 163 204 .799 135 5.2 469 1957-58 24 123 311 .395 105 119 .882 123 5.1 351 -- 330 1958-59 -- 136 324 .416 58 77 .753 -TOTAL

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486 1130 .430 401 492 .815

--

--

510 5.3

97

25 61

Avg 5.4 14.9 14.2 19.8

Avg 9.7 18.0 14.6 14.1

17. Rodney knowles - 6-9, Center - Greenville, n.C. - 1965-1968 GP FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb Avg Pts Avg Year 1965-66 28 219 394 .556 104 138 .754 276 9.9 542 19.4 1966-67 27 187 383 .488 122 161 .758 323 12.0 496 18.4 1967-68 29 123 250 .492 60 85 .706 205 7.1 306 10.6 TOTAL

TOTAL

Pts 277 288 358 419

TOTAL

1342 11.9

113 110 538 1025 .525

1

4

.250 265 424 .625

19. bill Jarman - 6-5, Center - Gastonia, n.C. - 1960-1963 Year GP FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb Avg Pts 1960-61 23 123 269 .457 105 143 .734 217 9.4 351 1961-62 25 185 359 .515 166 226 .735 281 11.2 536 1962-63 27 168 327 .514 115 148 .777 260 9.6 451

Avg 14.9 15.7 16.1

80 449 936 .480 347 447 .776 427 5.3 249 1245 15.6

23. doug Cook - 6-6, Center - ho-ho-kus, n.J. - 1967-1970 Year GP FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb Avg Ast 1967-68 27 136 262 .519 91 134 .679 161 6.0 29 1968-69 30 164 344 .477 108 153 .706 287 9.6 67 1969-70 27 154 308 .500 114 181 .630 276 10.2 55

Pts 363 436 422

Avg 13.4 14.5 15.6

84 454 914 .497 313 468 .669 724 8.6 151 1221 14.5

24. Cliff Tribus - 6-10, forward - essex falls, n.J. - 1979-1983 Total 3-Ptrs Year GP GS FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb Avg Ast Blk Stl 1979-80 25 0 76 148 .514 0 0 .000 26 31 .839 47 1.9 10 3 6 1980-81 26 2 77 149 .517 0 2 .000 17 18 .944 44 1.7 10 6 7 1981-82 29 29 202 381 .530 4 11 .364 46 62 .742 173 6.0 30 11 12 1982-83 28 28 173 365 .474 15 38 .395 43 56 .768 169 6.0 50 10 25

Pts 178 171 454 404

TOTAL

1207 11.2

108 59

528 1043 .506 19

51 .373 132 167 .790

433 4.0

100

30 50

691 6.1

105 107 60

Avg 9.9 9.9 12.8 15.0

25. Wayne bernard - 6-3, Guard - Poway, Calif. - 1999-2003 Total 3-Ptrs Year GP GS FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb Avg Ast Blk Stl 1999-00 28 27 79 176 .449 31 83 .373 62 84 .738 54 1.9 57 6 34 2000-01 21 15 81 214 .379 30 103 .291 96 125 .768 60 2.9 58 3 39 2001-02 23 21 68 190 .358 26 85 .306 86 112 .768 79 3.4 82 2 24 2002-03 27 27 134 321 .417 56 147 .381 85 102 .833 89 3.3 147 5 47 TOTAL

Avg 15.3 21.4 16.7

75 476 955 .498 386 517 .747 758 10.1 1338 17.8

20. dave hollingsworth - 6-4, Center - Juneau, alaska - 1955-1959 Year GP FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb Avg Pts Avg 1955-56 20 39 133 .293 35 72 .486 138 6.9 113 5.7 1956-57 26 144 306 .471 78 104 .750 227 8.7 366 14.1 1957-58 24 146 375 .389 48 89 .539 206 8.6 340 14.2 1958-59 -- 182 453 .401 81 137 .591 --- 445 18.5 TOTAL

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511 1267 .403 242 402 .602

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1264 18.1

21. Jason Zimmerman - 6-2, Guard - Warsaw, ind. - 1990-1994 Total 3-Ptrs Year GP GS FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb Avg Ast Blk Stl 1990-91 29 27 116 273 .425 49 118 .415 82 95 .863 78 2.7 76 2 23 1991-92 28 21 117 261 .448 41 101 .406 55 70 .786 62 2.2 70 3 26 1992-93 28 27 120 270 .444 62 149 .416 61 83 .735 98 3.5 135 1 21 1993-94 30 14 62 162 .383 32 95 .337 48 54 .889 82 2.7 79 3 15

Pts 363 330 363 204

TOTAL

1260 11.0

115 89

Greg dunn

415 966 .430 184 463 .397 246 302 .815

doug Cook

99

90

362 901 .402 143 418 .342 329 423 .778

26. Jamie hall - 6-9, Center - Pittsburgh, Pa. - 1978-1982 Total 3-Ptrs Year GP GS FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct FT FTA 1978-79 27 0 130 245 .531 0 0 .000 58 79 1979-80 24 21 103 215 .479 0 0 .000 34 43 1980-81 25 24 107 192 .557 0 2 .000 39 55 1981-82 29 29 142 277 .513 0 0 .000 78 98 TOTAL

112

Jason Zimmerman

Avg 7.1 6.6 15.7 14.4

84 529 1027 .515 286 384 .745 804 9.6 1344 16.0

18. detlef Musch - 7-0, Center - fulda, Germany - 1989-1993 Total 3-Ptrs Year GP GS FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb Avg Ast Blk Stl 1989-90 28 25 112 236 .475 0 0 .000 53 86 .616 187 6.7 13 23 15 1990-91 29 29 119 233 .511 0 1 .000 50 90 .556 147 5.1 28 30 16 1991-92 28 28 144 262 .550 0 0 .000 70 106 .660 179 6.4 24 29 20 1992-93 28 28 163 294 .554 1 3 .333 92 142 .648 178 6.4 40 25 9

TOTAL

dave hollingsworth

22. Greg dunn - 6-5, Guard - youngstown, ohio - 1972-1975 GP FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb Avg Asst Pts Year 1972-73 27 138 277 .498 125 170 .735 136 5.0 49 401 1973-74 27 146 314 .465 133 162 .821 153 5.7 89 425 1974-75 26 165 345 .478 89 115 .774 138 5.3 111 419

TOTAL

1373 18.8

bill Jarman

320 2.8

360

Cliff Tribus

9

85

Avg 12.5 11.8 13.0 6.8

105 74

2

16 144 1196 12.1

Pct Reb Avg Ast Blk Stl .734 210 7.8 29 49 25 .791 163 6.8 39 41 43 .709 175 7.0 44 37 22 .796 203 7.0 59 32 19

.000 209 275 .760

Pts 318 240 253 362

Avg 11.8 10.0 10.1 12.5

171 159 109 1173 11.2

27. Rich dibenedetto - 6-7, forward - bergenfield, n.J. - 1977-81 Year GP GS FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb Avg Ast 1977-78 26 0 120 200 .600 46 79 .582 240 9.2 15 1979-80 25 22 181 292 .620 137 202 .678 190 7.6 18 1980-81 27 26 141 242 .583 99 142 .697 205 7.6 42

Blk Stl 21 15 8 11 8 12

Pts 286 499 381

TOTAL

37

48

0

344

Avg 9.0 13.7 10.8 15.1

751 7.2

78

482 929 .519

282 2.8

Pts 251 288 248 409

442 734 .602 282 423 .667 635 8.1

75

28. Jerry kroll - 6-4, forward - houston, Texas - 1967-1970 Year GP FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb Avg Ast Pts 1967-68 29 128 244 .525 77 92 .837 103 3.6 48 333 1968-69 28 175 355 .493 119 138 .862 170 6.1 47 469 1969-70 27 123 270 .456 117 145 .807 105 3.9 81 363 TOTAL

Wayne bernard

Avg 11.0 20.0 14.1

38 1166 14.9

Avg 11.5 16.8 13.4

84 426 869 .490 313 375 .835 378 4.5 176 1165 13.9

Jamie hall

Rich dibenedetto

Jerry kroll


1,000-POINT CLUB

Jason Richards

larry horowitz

Terry holland

128 70

355 852 .417 131 383 .342 255 325 .785

325 2.5

663

80 455 851 .535 174 261 .667 551 6.9

Avg 1.5 4.5 13.5 12.7

9 121 1096

8.6

TOTAL

71 1084 13.6

TOTAL

TOTAL

--

444 1029 .431 177 236 .750

--

--

Avg 10.5 12.3 13.3 9.0

TOTAL

1065 23.2

Pts 260 180 292 333

Avg 7.9 5.0 8.3 10.7

TOTAL

1065

7.9

383 928 .413 186 535 .348 113 183 .617

451 3.3

170

25 55

TOTAL

34. Mark donnelly - 6-5, Guard - shrewsbury, n.J. - 1993-1998 Total 3-Ptrs Year GP GS FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb Avg Ast Blk Stl 1993-94 30 0 37 81 .457 18 46 .391 12 16 .750 32 1.1 14 0 7 1995-96 28 3 55 144 .382 28 90 .311 33 44 .750 65 2.3 33 3 18 1996-97 27 27 121 294 .412 62 170 .365 48 61 .787 93 3.4 45 8 35 1997-98 30 30 150 376 .399 69 177 .390 68 98 .694 134 4.5 41 6 30

Pts 104 171 352 437

Avg 3.5 6.1 13.0 14.6

TOTAL

1064

9.3

115 60

363 895 .406 177 483 .366 161 219 .735

stephen Marshall

Pts 338 424 266

463 4.5

58

23 51

324 2.8

John falconi

133

17 90

Quinn harwood

Pts 103 287 229 444

Avg 5.7 9.6 8.5 15.9

1063 10.3

Avg 16.1 15.7 13.3

68 416 815 .510 196 255 .769 285 4.2 207 1028 15.1

101 55

347 693 .501 64 173 .370 269 383 .702

38. Wayne huckel - 6-3, Guard - Cranford, n.J. - 1966-1969 Year GP FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb Avg Ast Pts 1966-67 27 153 314 .487 140 180 .778 119 4.4 -- 446 1967-68 29 115 230 .500 103 146 .705 98 3.4 38 333 1968-69 30 91 210 .433 44 74 .595 94 3.1 51 226

33. Will archambault - 6-6, Guard/forward - Montreal, Quebec - 2006-2010 Total 3-Ptrs Year GP GS FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb Avg Ast Blk Stl 2006-07 33 0 90 220 .409 58 160 .363 22 33 .667 91 2.8 28 5 14 2007-08 36 2 67 173 .387 26 92 .283 20 30 .667 63 1.8 28 5 8 2008-09 35 9 110 265 .415 51 148 .345 21 46 .457 149 4.3 54 5 21 2009-10 31 27 116 270 .430 51 135 .378 50 74 .676 148 4.8 60 10 12 135 38

388 710 .546 46 111 .414 241 329 .733

Avg Ast Blk Stl 3.1 5 6 7 4.5 9 6 12 3.6 24 6 12 6.3 20 5 20

37. Quinn harwood - 6-9, forward - Reston, va. - 1992-1996 3-Ptrs Total Year GP GS FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb Avg Ast Blk Stl 1992-93 14 0 5 14 .357 2 6 .333 4 5 .800 9 0.6 3 1 1 1993-94 30 1 73 149 .490 14 39 .359 77 120 .642 145 4.8 35 5 39 1994-95 27 24 115 249 .462 30 80 .375 98 128 .766 191 7.1 58 8 48 1995-96 30 30 154 281 .548 18 48 .375 90 130 .692 167 5.6 52 15 44

78 399 769 .519 269 360 .747 630 8.1 1067 13.7

32. bill shinn - 6-4, forward - Raleigh, n.C. - 1957-1961 Year GP FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb Avg Pts 1957-58 24 98 218 .450 56 70 .800 136 5.7 252 1958-59 -- 126 318 .396 45 67 .672 --- 297 1959-60 -- 133 303 .439 53 67 .790 --- 319 1960-61 22 87 190 .458 23 32 .719 80 3.6 197

103 72

36. John falconi - 6-5, Guard - new york, n.y. - 1971-1974 GP FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb Avg Ast Year 1971-72 21 138 264 .523 62 87 .713 82 3.9 57 1972-73 27 172 347 .496 80 106 .755 119 4.4 91 1973-74 20 106 204 .520 54 62 .871 84 4.2 59

31. Terry holland - 6-7, forward - Clinton, n.C. - 1961-1964 GP FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb Avg Pts Avg Year 1961-62 25 144 328 .439 105 136 .772 249 10.0 393 15.7 1962-63 27 120 227 .529 82 107 .766 210 7.8 322 11.9 1963-64 26 135 214 .631 82 117 .701 171 6.6 352 13.5 TOTAL

Mark donnelly

Pts 41 139 459 457

30. larry horowitz - 6-7, forward - north hollywood, Calif. - 1972-1975 GP FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb Avg Ast Pts Avg Year 1972-73 27 121 223 .543 47 71 .662 194 7.2 12 289 10.7 1973-74 27 152 264 .576 54 77 .701 165 6.1 21 358 13.3 1974-75 26 82 364 .500 73 113 .646 192 7.4 38 437 16.8 TOTAL

Will archambault

35. stephen Marshall - 6-8, forward - Midlothian, va. - 1996-2000 Total 3-Ptrs GP GS FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb Year 1996-97 18 0 39 71 .549 2 6 .333 23 32 .719 56 1997-98 30 25 102 203 .502 13 30 .433 70 94 .745 135 1998-99 27 19 84 161 .522 15 36 .417 46 56 .821 97 1999-00 28 28 163 275 .593 16 39 .410 102 147 .694 175

29. Jason Richards - 6-2, Guard - barrington, ill. - 2004-2008 Total 3-Ptrs Year GP GS FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb Avg Ast Blk Stl 8 .750 25 0.9 29 2 9 2004-05 27 0 14 44 .318 7 25 .280 6 2005-06 31 0 43 88 .489 13 35 .371 40 49 .816 60 1.9 92 1 10 2006-07 34 34 145 349 .415 53 141 .376 116 143 .811 130 3.8 249 2 52 2007-08 36 36 153 371 .412 58 182 .319 93 125 .744 110 3.1 293 4 50 TOTAL

bill shinn

86 359 754 .476 287 400 .718 311

3.6

512 5.1

48

Pts 16 237 358 416

Avg 1.1 7.9 13.3 13.9

29 132 1027 10.2

Avg 16.5 11.5 7.5

-- 1005 11.7

Transfers to Reach 1,000 Points George “buddy” Cheek - 6-3, Center - selma, ala. - 1946-49 Year GP FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb Avg Pts Avg 1946-47 -- 106 --- 75 93 .806 --- 287 -1947-48 -- 123 --- 124 165 .752 --- 370 -1948-49 26 119 --- 75 94 .798 --- 313 12.0 TOTAL 101 348 --- 274 352 .778 * Scored 228 points at Tulane in 1945-46

--

--

1198 11.8

logan kosmalski - 6-8, forward - bedford, Texas - 2003-05 Total 3-Ptrs Year GP GS FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Reb Avg Ast Blk Stl 2000-01* 31 18 69 150 .460 16 48 .333 34 53 .642 116 3.7 17 2 13 2001-02* 30 1 49 121 .405 14 39 .359 19 31 .613 92 3.1 24 7 11 2003-04 29 29 132 268 .493 24 70 .343 68 104 .654 203 7.0 36 3 13 2004-05 32 32 125 298 .419 27 82 .329 80 106 .755 273 8.5 47 5 23 at DC 61 61 257 566 .454 51 152 .336 148 210 .705 476 7.8 83 8 36 Total 122 80 375 837 .448 81 239 .339 201 294 .684 684 5.6 124 7 60 *Played at Baylor from 2000-02

Wayne huckel

George “buddy” Cheek

Pts 188 131 356 357 713 1032

Avg 6.1 4.4 12.3 11.2 11.7 8.5

logan kosmalski

113


INDIVIDUAL RECORDS sinGle-GaMe sCoRinG MosT PoinTs sCoRed 53 Fred Hetzel (20 FG, 13 FT) vs. Furman, Dec. 8, 1964 47 John Gerdy vs. Canisius, Nov. 24, 1978 (in Charlotte) 46 Fred Hetzel vs. Jacksonville, Jan. 12, 1963 46 Dick Snyder vs. Ohio, Dec. 21, 1965 44 Stephen Curry (15 FG, 4 3FG, 10 FT) vs. NC State, Dec. 6, 2008 44 Stephen Curry (12 FG, 6 3FG, 14 FT) at Oklahoma, Nov. 18, 2008 43 Stephen Curry (11 FG, 5 3FG, 16 FT) vs. Appalachian State, March 7, 2009 41 Stephen Curry (11 FG, 5 3FG, 14 FT) vs. Chattanooga, Dec. 13, 2008 41 Stephen Curry (14 FG, 4 3FG, 9 FT) at UNC Greensboro, Feb. 13, 2008 41 Fred Hetzel vs. VMI, 1963-64 41 John Gerdy (16 FG, 9 FT) at Rutgers, Dec. 12, 1977 40 Stephen Curry (14 FG, 8 3FG 4 FT) vs. Gonzaga, March 21, 2008 (Raleigh, N.C.)* 40 Rich DiBenedetto (16 FG, 8 FT) vs. Wofford, Dec. 1, 1979 40 John Gerdy vs. Wake Forest, Feb. 16, 1977 (in Charlotte) 39 Stephen Curry (14 FG, 5 3FG, 6 FT) at Wofford, Feb. 12, 2009 39 Stephen Curry (11 FG, 6 3FG, 11 FT) vs. Elon, Jan. 14, 2009 39 Stephen Curry (13 FG, 5 3FG, 8 FT) vs. Florida Atlantic, Nov. 24, 2008 39 Hobby Cobb vs. Guilford, Feb. 1954 39 Derek Rucker (11 FG, 14 FT) vs. Chattanooga, Jan. 16, 1988 39 Terry Holland (14 FG, 11 FT) vs. Mississippi, Dec. 19, 1961 (Atlanta, Ga.) 39 Bill Jarman vs. George Washington, Dec. 11, 1961 39 Rodney Knowles (15 FG, 9 FT) vs. Rhode Island, March 7, 1966 (Blacksburg, Va.) * NCAA Tournament

53 47 46 44

MosT PoinTs sCoRed - hoMe Fred Hetzel (20 FG, 13 FT) vs. Furman, Dec. 8, 1964 John Gerdy vs. Canisius, Nov. 24, 1978 (in Charlotte) Dick Snyder vs. Ohio, Dec. 21, 1965 Stephen Curry (15 FG, 4 3FG, 10 FT) vs. NC State, Dec. 6, 2008

MosT PoinTs sCoRed - aWay 44 Stephen Curry (12 FG, 6 3FG, 14 FT) at Oklahoma, Nov. 18, 2008 41 John Gerdy (16 FG, 9 FT) at Rutgers, Dec. 2, 1977 41 Stephen Curry (14 FG, 9 FT) at UNC Greensboro, Feb. 13, 2008

43 40 39 39

MosT PoinTs sCoRed - neuTRal siTe Stephen Curry (11 FG, 5 3FG, 16 FT) vs. Appalachian State, March 7, 2009 Stephen Curry (14 FG, 4 FT) vs. Gonzaga, March 21, 2008 (Raleigh, N.C.) Terry Holland (14 FG, 11 FT) vs. Mississippi Dec. 19, 1961 (Atlanta, Ga.) Rodney Knowles (15 FG, 9 FT) vs. Rhode Island March 7, 1966 (Blacksburg, Va.)

31 30 28 28

MosT PoinTs sCoRed - half Stephen Curry vs. Chattanooga, Dec. 13, 2008 Stephen Curry vs. Gonzaga, March 21, 2008 (Raleigh, N.C.) Fred Hetzel vs. The Citadel, Feb. 21, 1964 Fred Hetzel vs. Furman, Dec. 8, 1964

MosT PoinTs sCoRed - TWo PlayeRs 72 Terry Holland (39) and Bill Beermann (33) vs. Mississippi College, Dec. 19, 1961

50 44 43 43 41 41 40 39 38 38 38 38

MosT PoinTs sCoRed - by an oPPonenT Frank Selvy, at Furman, Feb. 26, 1954 Donald Sims(13 FG, 13FT) vs. Appalachian State, Jan. 9, 2010 David Thompson (19 FG, 5 FT), vs. NC State, Dec. 21, 1974 Junior Braswell (15 FG, 6 FT), vs. Appalachian State, Feb. 22, 1997 Zam Fredrick (14 FG, 13 FT), at South Carolina, Jan. 24, 1981 Frankie King (14 FG, 6 FT), vs. Western Carolina, March 5, 1994 Stan Boskovich (12 FG, 16 FT), West Virginia, Feb. 1, 1975 Aron Stewart (15 FG, 9 FT), Richmond, Jan. 20, 1973 Wil Robinson (15 FG, 8 FT), West Virginia, Jan. 8, 1972 Aron Stewart (13 FG, 12 FT), Richmond, March 1, 1974 Adrian Dantley (12 FG, 14 FT), Notre Dame, Jan. 8, 1975 Gerry McNamara (11FG, 8 FT), Syracuse, Dec. 18, 2005

TRiPle doubles John Falconi vs. Loyola, Dec. 28, 1973 - 17 pts., 12 reb., 11 asst.

114

John Gerdy (right) was at Belk Arena to present Stephen Curry (left) with the game ball after Curry broke the Davidson all-time scoring record, held for 28 seasons by Gerdy.

sinGle-season sCoRinG 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

974 931 753 739 730 721 709 689 670 634

MosT PoinTs sCoRed Stephen Curry (34 games) Stephen Curry (36 games) Dick Snyder (28 games) Mike Maloy (30 games) Stephen Curry (34 games) John Gerdy (27 games) Fred Hetzel (26 games) Fred Hetzel (26 games) John Gerdy (26 games) Fred Hetzel (27 games)

730

MosT PoinTs sCoRed by a fReshMan Stephen Curry, 2006-07

931 634

MosT PoinTs sCoRed by a soPhoMoRe Stephen Curry, 2007-08 Fred Hetzel, 1962-63

974 739

MosT PoinTs sCoRed by a JunioR Stephen Curry, 2008-09 Mike Maloy, 1968-69

753

MosT PoinTs sCoRed by a senioR Dick Snyder, 1965-66

15 11 10 10

GaMes WiTh 30 oR MoRe PoinTs Stephen Curry, 2008-09 Stephen Curry, 2007-08 John Gerdy, 1977-78 Dick Snyder, 1965-66

4 3

GaMes WiTh 40 oR MoRe PoinTs Stephen Curry, 2008-09 Fred Hetzel, 1963-64

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

28.6 27.3 26.9 26.7 26.5 25.9 25.8 24.6 23.5 23.2

sCoRinG aveRaGe (Min. 20 GaMes Played) Stephen Curry (34 games) Fred Hetzel (26 games) Dick Snyder (28 games) John Gerdy (27 games) Fred Hetzel (26 games) Stephen Curry (36 games) John Gerdy (26 games) Mike Maloy (30 games) Fred Hetzel (27 games) John Gerdy (27 games)

2008-09 2007-08 1965-66 1968-69 2006-07 1978-79 1963-64 1964-65 1977-78 1962-63

2008-09 1963-64 1965-66 1978-79 1964-65 2007-08 1977-78 1968-69 1962-63 1976-77


INDIVIDUAL RECORDS CaReeR sCoRinG 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32.

MosT PoinTs sCoRed Stephen Curry (104 games) John Gerdy (106 games) Fred Hetzel (79 games) Derek Rucker (115 games) Brendan Winters (118 games) Dick Snyder (80 games) Mike Maloy (86 games) Jeff Himes (118 games) Kenny Wilson (111 games) Janko Narat (115 games) Ian Johnson (119 games) Brandon Williams (112 games) Landry Kosmalski (113 games) Hobby Cobb (85 games) Todd Haynes (96 games) Semi Mintz (73 games) Rodney Knowles (84 games) Detlef Musch (113 games) Bill Jarman (75 games) Dave Hollingsworth (70 games) Jason Zimmerman (115 games) Greg Dunn (80 games) Doug Cook (84 games) Cliff Tribus (108 games) Wayne Bernard (99 games) Jamie Hall (105 games) Rich DiBenedetto (78 games) Jerry Kroll (84 games) Jason Richards (128 games) Larry Horowitz (80 games) Terry Holland (78 games) Bill Shinn (46 games) Will Archambault (135 games) Mark Donnelly (115 games) Stephen Marshall (103 games) John Falconi (68 games) Quinn Harwood (101 games) Wayne Huckel (86 games) George Cheek (26 games) omas Sander (128 games) Chris Alpert (115 games) Matt McKillop (117 games) Bill Brooks (77 games) Narcisse Ewodo (83 games) Ray Harding (78 games) Gerry Born (112 games) Jay Powell (102 games) Chris Heineman (118 games) Andrew Lovedale (130 games) Whit Cobb (51 games)

34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50.

2635 2483 2032 1952 1892 1693 1661 1590 1573 1539 1511 1505 1438 1424 1393 1373 1344 1342 1338 1264 1260 1245 1221 1207 1196 1173 1166 1165 1096 1084 1067 1065 1065 1064 1063 1028 1027 1005 970 962 960 955 951 948 937 933 923 918 884 863

30 24

MosT GaMes WiTh 30 oR MoRe PoinTs Stephen Curry, 2006-09 John Gerdy, 1975-79

6 4

MosT GaMes WiTh 40 oR MoRe PoinTs Stephen Curry, 2006-09 Fred Hetzel, 1962-65

19 17

ConseCuTive GaMes WiTh 20 oR MoRe PoinTs Stephen Curry, Jan. 14, 2009 to March 24, 2009 John Gerdy, Jan. 5, 1977 to Dec. 9, 1978

76 68

ConseCuTive GaMes WiTh double fiGuRes John Gerdy, 1975-79 Stephen Curry, 2006-2008

2006-09 1975-79 1962-65 1984-88 2002-06 1963-66 1967-70 1984-88 1980-84 1990-94 2002-06 1992-96 1996-00 1952-56 1977-81 1955-59 1965-68 1989-93 1960-63 1955-59 1990-94 1972-75 1967-70 1979-83 1999-03 1978-82 1977-81 1967-70 2004-08 1972-75 1961-64 1957-61 2006-10 1993-98 1996-00 1971-74 1992-96 1966-69 1946-49 2004-08 1992-96 2002-06 1949-52 1994-97 1952-56 1982-86 1972-76 1983-87 2005-09 1946-50

Janko Narat (left) ranks 10th on the Davidson all-time scoring list with 1,539 points, while Brendan Winters (right) ranks fifth with 1,892 points.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

25.7 25.3 23.4 21.2 19.3 18.8 18.1 17.8 17.0 16.8

sCoRinG aveRaGe (Min. 60 GaMes Played) Fred Hetzel (79 games) Stephen Curry (104 games) John Gerdy (106 games) Dick Snyder (80 games) Mike Maloy (86 games) Semi Mintz (73 games) Dave Hollingsworth (70 games) Bill Jarman (75 games) Derek Rucker (115 games) Hobby Cobb (85 games)

1962-65 2006-09 1975-79 1963-66 1967-70 1955-59 1955-59 1960-63 1984-88 1952-56

sinGle-GaMe shooTinG 20 20

MosT field Goals Made Fred Hetzel (att. 28) vs. Furman, Dec. 8, 1964 Dick Snyder (att. 26) vs. Ohio, Dec. 21, 1965

33 32

MosT field Goals aTTeMPTed Stephen Curry (made 15) vs. NC State, Dec. 6, 2008 John Gerdy (made 16) vs. VMI, Feb. 14, 1977

.923

hiGhesT field Goal PeRCenTaGe (Min. 10 Made) Todd Haynes (12 of 13) vs. South Carolina, Feb. 7, 1979

9 9

MosT 3-PT field Goals Made Stephen Curry vs. Colby College, Nov. 21, 2006 Stephen Curry at Appalachian State, Nov. 26, 2007

20

MosT 3-PT field Goals aTTeMPTed Stephen Curry vs. Colby, Nov. 21, 2006

1.000

hiGhesT 3-PT PeRCenTaGe (Min. 6 Made) Jason Morton (6 of 6) at The Citadel, Feb. 13, 2006

23

MosT fRee ThRoWs Made Bill Jarman (att. 27) vs. George Washington, Dec. 11, 1961

27

MosT fRee ThRoWs aTTeMPTed Bill Jarman (made 23) vs. George Washington, Dec. 11, 1961

1.000 1.000 1.000 1.000 1.000

hiGhesT fRee ThRoW PeRCenTaGe (Min. 11 Made) Stephen Curry (14 of 14) at Oklahoma, Nov. 18, 2008 Mike Maloy (13 of 13) vs. St. John’s, March 13, 1969 Stephen Curry (13 of 13) vs. Western Michigan, Dec. 30, 2006 Yanko Narat (12 of 12) vs. Western Carolina, Jan. 5, 1994 Kenny Grant (11 of 11) at Princeton, Jan. 2, 2005

18

ConseCuTive fRee ThRoWs Made Bill Jarman (23 of 27) vs. George Washington, Dec. 11, 1961

115


INDIVIDUAL RECORDS sinGle-season shooTinG

8. 9. 10.

317 312 292 289 284 273 273 270 264 245

MosT field Goals Made Stephen Curry (36 games) Stephen Curry (34 games) John Gerdy (26 games) John Gerdy (27 games) Dick Snyder (28 games) Fred Hetzel (26 games) Fred Hetzel (26 games) Mike Maloy (30 games) John Gerdy (27 games) Fred Hetzel (27 games)

2007-08 2008-09 1977-78 1978-79 1965-66 1964-65 1963-64 1968-69 1976-77 1962-63

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

687 656 554 549 539 532 523 504 498 471

MosT field Goals aTTeMPTed Stephen Curry (34 games) Stephen Curry (36 games) Mike Maloy (30 games) John Gerdy (27 games) John Gerdy (26 games) John Gerdy (27 games) Stephen Curry (34 games) Dick Snyder (28 games) Fred Hetzel (26 games) Fred Hetzel (26 games)

2008-09 2007-08 1968-69 1978-79 1977-78 1976-77 2006-07 1965-66 1963-64 1964-65

.671 .643 .631 .620 .614 .600 .596 .593 .583 .581

hiGhesT field Goal PeRCenTaGe (Min. 100 Made) George Spain (141-210) George Spain (133-207) Terry Holland (135-214) Rich DiBenedetto (181-292) Jeff Himes (196-319) Rich DiBenedetto (120-200) Pat Hickert (136-228) Stephen Marshall (163-275) Rich DiBenedetto (141-242) omas Sander (111-191)

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

1. 162* 2. 130 3. 122 4. 89 5. 84 6. 81 7. 80 8. 75 9. 73 10. 69 * NCAA Record

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

116

369 336 299 211 205 199 195 185 182 182

.497 .454 .452 .439 .435

MosT 3-PT field Goals Made Stephen Curry (36 games) Stephen Curry (34 games) Stephen Curry (34 games) Brendan Winters (32 games) Peter Anderer (31 games) Derek Rucker (28 games) Brendan McKillop (31 games) Brendan Winters (29 games) Derek Rucker (26 games) Mark Donnelly (30 games) MosT 3-PT field Goals aTTeMPTed Stephen Curry (36 games) Stephen Curry (34 games) Stephen Curry (34 games) Brendan McKillop (31 games) Brendan Winters (32 games) Derek Rucker (28 games) Brendan Winters (29 games) Peter Anderer (31 games) Jason Richards (36 games) Bryant Barr (35 games)

1994-95 1993-94 1963-64 1979-80 1986-87 1977-78 1977-78 1999-00 1980-81 2007-08

2007-08 2008-09 2006-07 2004-05 2001-02 1987-88 2009-10 2003-04 1986-87 1997-98

2007-08 2008-09 2006-07 2009-10 2004-05 1987-88 2003-04 2001-02 2007-08 2008-09

hiGhesT 3-PT field Goal PeRCenTaGe (Min. 50 Made) Derek Rucker (73-147) 1986-87 Peter Anderer (84-185) 2001-02 Peter Anderer (57-126) 2002-03 Stephen Curry (162-369) 2007-08 Matt McKillop (67-154) 2003-04

Mike Maloy (left) ranks second in career free throws with 199 and first in rebounds with 1,111. Rich DiBenedetto (right) ranks first in career field goal percentage after making 60.2 percent of his shots.

6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

.434 .427 .422 .417 .416

Brendan Winters Janko Narat Bryant Barr Matt McKillop Jason Zimmerman

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

220 199 185 166 163 163 163 151 144 144

MosT fRee ThRoWs Made Stephen Curry (34 games) Mike Maloy (30 games) Dick Snyder (28 games) Bill Jarman (25 games) Fred Hetzel (26 games) Semi Mintz (26 games) Janko Narat (30 games) Jeff Himes (30 games) Jeff Himes (27 games) Fred Hetzel (27 games)

2008-09 1968-69 1965-66 1961-62 1963-64 1956-57 1993-94 1986-87 1987-88 1962-63

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

273 251 232 226 216 214 211 204 202 199

MosT field fRee ThRoWs aTTeMPTed Mike Maloy (30 games) Stephen Curry (34 games) Dick Snyder (28 games) Bill Jarman (25 games) Hobby Cobb (24 games) Jeff Himes (30 games) Fred Hetzel (26 games) Semi Mintz (26 games) Rich DiBenedetto (25 games) Janko Narat (30 games)

1968-69 2008-09 1965-66 1961-62 1955-56 1986-87 1963-64 1956-57 1979-80 1993-94

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11.

.913 .894 .891 .888 .882 .876 .871 .867 .863 .862 .855

hiGhesT fRee ThRoW PeRCenTaGe (Min. 60 Made) John Gullickson (63-69) Stephen Curry (135-151) Bobby Lane (82-92) Derek Rucker (103-116) Semi Mintz (105-119) Stephen Curry (220-251) Tom Youngdale (74-85) Janko Narat (85-98) Jason Zimmerman (82-95) Jerry Kroll (119-138) Stephen Curry (124-145)

1980-81 2007-08 1965-66 1985-86 1957-58 2008-09 1966-67 1992-93 1990-91 1968-69 2006-07

8. 9.

41 37

(89-205) (53-124) (54-128) (50-120) (62-149)

2004-05 1991-92 2007-08 2002-03 1992-93

ConseCuTive fRee ThRoWs Made in a season Stephen Curry, 2007-08 (2 vs. Wofford, 6 vs. Chattanooga, 9 vs. Elon, 6 vs. Charleston, 9 vs. UNCG, 5 vs. Furman, 4 vs. UNCG) Brendan Winters, 2005-06 (2 vs. UMass, 9 vs. St. Joe’s, 4 at UNCC, 2 at App. State, 6 vs. Missouri, 6 vs. Catholic, 2 vs. St. Mary’s 6, at Syracuse)


INDIVIDUAL RECORDS CaReeR shooTinG 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

1052 871 791 703 675 615 609 596 595 582

MosT field Goals Made John Gerdy (106 games) Stephen Curry (104 games) Fred Hetzel (79 games) Derek Rucker (115 games) Dick Snyder (80 games) Mike Maloy (86 games) Brendan Winters (118 games) Kenny Wilson (111 games) Ian Johnson (119 games) Jeff Himes (118 games)

1975-79 2006-09 1962-65 1984-88 1963-66 1967-70 2002-06 1980-84 2002-06 1984-88

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

2057 1866 1429 1394 1375 1247 1213 1178 1140 1131

MosT field Goals aTTeMPTed John Gerdy (106 games) Stephen Curry (104 games) Fred Hetzel (79 games) Derek Rucker (115 games) Brendan Winters (118 games) Mike Maloy (86 games) Dick Snyder (80 games) Brandon Williams (112 games) Janko Narat (115 games) Ian Johnson (119 games)

1975-79 2006-09 1962-65 1984-88 2002-06 1967-70 1963-66 1992-96 1990-94 2002-06

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

.602 .575 .556 .554 .535 .534 .526 .525 .519 .519

hiGhesT field Goal PeRCenTaGe (Min. 390 Made) Rich DiBenedetto (442-734) Jeff Himes (582-1012) Dick Snyder 675-1213) Fred Hetzel (791-1429) Larry Horowitz (455-851) Kenny Wilson (596-1117) Ian Johnson (595-1131) Detlef Musch (538-1025) Terry Holland (399-769) Jamie Hall (482-929)

1977-81 1984-88 1963-66 1962-65 1972-75 1980-84 2002-06 1989-93 1961-64 1978-82

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

414 268 223 190 186 185 184 177 154 143

MosT 3-PT field Goals Made Stephen Curry (104 games) Brendan Winters (118 games) Matt McKillop (117 games) Peter Anderer (91 games) Will Archambault (135 games) Bryant Barr (135 games) Jason Zimmerman (115 games) Mark Donnelly (115 games) Derek Rucker (115 games) Wayne Bernard (99 games)

2006-09 2002-06 2002-06 1999-03 2006-10 2006-10 1990-94 1993-98 1984-88 1999-03

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

1004 661 567 535 505 483 463 438 418 383

MosT 3-PT field Goals aTTeMPTed Stephen Curry (104 games) Brendan Winters (118 games) Matt McKillop (117 games) Will Archambault (104 games) Bryant Barr (104 games) Mark Donnelly (115 games) Jason Zimmerman (115 games) Peter Anderer (91 games) Wayne Bernard (99 games) Jason Richards (128 games)

2006-09 2002-06 2002-06 2006-10 2006-10 1993-98 1990-94 1999-03 1999-03 2004-08

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

.445 .434 .412 .405 .397 .393

hiGhesT 3-PT field Goal PeRCenTaGe (Min. 120 Made) Derek Rucker (154-346) 1984-88 Peter Anderer (190-438) 1999-03 Stephen Curry (414-1004) 2006-09 Brendan Winters (268-661) 2002-06 Jason Zimmerman (184-463) 1990-94 Matt McKillop (223-567) 2002-06

Jeff Himes (left) ranks 10th in career field goals with 582, while John Gerdy (right), who ranks second in career scoring, is first in career field goals with 1,052.

7. 8. 9.

.382 .374 .366 .366

Brendan McKillop Jason Morton Mark Donnelly Janko Narat

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

479 450 434 431 426 406 401 392 386 379

MosT fRee ThRoWs Made Stephen Curry (104 games) Fred Hetzel (79 games) Hobby Cobb (85 games) Mike Maloy (86 games) Jeff Himes (118 games) Brendan Winters (118 games) Semi Mintz (73 games) Derek Rucker (115 games) Bill Jarman (75 games) John Gerdy (106 games)

2006-09 1962-65 1952-56 1967-70 1984-88 2002-06 1955-59 1984-88 1960-63 1975-79

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

620 616 596 570 547 536 517 509 492 472

MosT fRee ThRoWs aTTeMPTed Mike Maloy (86 games) Hobby Cobb (85 games) Jeff Himes (118 games) Fred Hetzel (79 games) Stephen Curry (104 games) Kenny Wilson (111 games) Bill Jarman (75 games) Brendan Winters (118 games) Semi Mintz (73 games) John Gerdy (106 games)

1967-70 1952-56 1984-88 1962-65 2006-09 1980-84 1960-63 2002-06 1955-59 1975-79

1. 2. 3. 4.

.876 .835 .834 .815 .815 .807 .807 .805 .803 .801

hiGhesT fRee ThRoW PeRCenTaGe (Min. 200 Made) Stephen Curry (479-547) Jerry Kroll (313-375) Derek Rucker (392-470) Semi Mintz (401-492) Jason Zimmerman (246-302) Dick Snyder (343-425) Janko Narat (351-435) Todd Haynes (297-369) John Gerdy (379-472) Ian Johnson (245-306)

2006-09 1967-70 1984-88 1955-59 1990-94 1963-66 1990-94 1977-81 1975-79 2002-06

6. 8. 9. 10.

(131-343) (122-326) (177-483) (136-372)

2007-Pres. 2003-06 1993-98 1990-94

ReboundinG 27 26 25 24 23 23 23

MosT Rebounds in a GaMe Fred Hetzel vs. Furman, Feb. 8, 1964 Mike Maloy vs. Virginia Tech, Feb. 7, 1970 Fred Hetzel vs. The Citadel, Feb. 23, 1963 Hobby Cobb vs. Catawba, Dec. 6, 1955 Rodney Knowles vs. Fordham, Dec. 29, 1966 Mike Maloy vs. St. Joseph’s (Pa.), Feb. 4, 1967 Mike Maloy vs. St. Joseph’s (Pa.), Feb. 14, 1968

117


INDIVIDUAL RECORDS 23 23 22 22 22

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 9. 10.

1. 2. 3. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18.

118

Mike Maloy vs. Holy Cross, Dec. 29, 1969 Rodney Knowles vs. Fordham, Dec. 29, 1966 Dick Snyder vs. Richmond, 1965-66 Fred Hetzel vs. Presbyterian, Jan. 16, 1965 Fred Hetzel vs. Wake Forest, Jan. 30, 1965

429 384 359 351 343 339 323 323 306 287

MosT Rebounds in a season Mike Maloy Fred Hetzel Fred Hetzel Fred Hetzel Mike Maloy Mike Maloy Rodney Knowles Hobby Cobb Andrew Lovedale Doug Cook

1968-69 1964-65 1962-63 1963-64 1969-70 1967-68 1966-67 1955-56 2008-09 1968-69

hiGhesT ReboundinG aveRaGe in a season (Min. 20 GaMes) 14.8 Fred Hetzel (26 games) 1964-65 14.3 Mike Maloy (30 games) 1968-69 13.5 Fred Hetzel (26 games) 1963-64 13.5 Hobby Cobb (24 games) 1955-56 13.3 Fred Hetzel (27 games) 1962-63 12.7 Mike Maloy (27 games) 1969-70 12.0 Rodney Knowles (27 games) 1966-67 11.7 Mike Maloy (29 games) 1967-68 11.6 Hobby Cobb (22 games) 1953-54 11.2 Bill Jarman (25 games) 1961-62 MosT Rebounds in a CaReeR Mike Maloy Fred Hetzel Landry Kosmalski (313o-564d) Hobby Cobb Rodney Knowles Bill Jarman Andrew Lovedale (248o-504d) Jamie Hall Doug Cook Boris Meno (234o-485d) Detlef Musch (135o-556d) Jeff Himes Dick Snyder Rich DiBenedetto Ian Johnson (205o-426d) Terry Holland Conor Grace (193o-434d) omas Sander (243o-370d) Brendan Winters (180o-433d) Janko Narat (91o-510d) Brandon Williams (108o-483d) Steve Rossiter (213o-360d) Dave Hollingsworth Kenny Wilson Pat Hickert Gerry Born Larry Horowitz Eric Minkin Quinn Harwood (143o-369d) John Pecorak

20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30.

1111 1094 877 836 804 758 752 751 724 719 691 661 648 635 631 630 627 613 613 601 591 573 571 557 556 553 551 518 512 511

1967-70 1962-65 1996-00 1952-56 1965-68 1960-63 2005-09 1978-82 1967-70 2004-08 1989-93 1984-88 1963-66 1977-81 2002-06 1961-64 2001-05 2004-08 2002-06 1990-94 1992-96 2005-10 1955-59 1980-84 1975-79 1982-86 1972-75 1969-72 1992-96 1970-73

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

hiGhesT ReboundinG aveRaGe in a CaReeR (Min. 60 GaMes) 13.8 Fred Hetzel (79 games) 1962-65 12.9 Mike Maloy (86 games) 1967-70 10.1 Bill Jarman (75 games) 1960-63 9.8 Hobby Cobb (85 games) 1952-56 9.6 Rodney Knowles (84 games) 1965-68 8.6 Doug Cook (84 games) 1967-70 8.2 Dave Hollingsworth (70 games) 1955-59

Rodney Knowles (left) ranks fifth in career rebounding with 804 boards, and Ali Ton (right) is second in assists with 646.

assisTs 19 17 17 16

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 8. 9. 10.

1. 2. 3.

MosT assisTs in a GaMe Jason Richards vs. Mount Saint Mary College, Dec. 15, 2006 Mike Sorrentino vs. Appalachian St., Dec. 17, 1971 Chris Dodds vs. Wofford, Nov. 26, 1977 Jason Richards vs. Colby College, Nov. 21, 2006

293 249 208 203 193 190 190 189 187 178

11.

8.1 7.6 7.5 7.5 7.3 6.8 6.7 6.4 5.6 5.6 5.5

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16.

663 646 542 479 436 428 388 370 365 360 355 345 344 323 271 249

5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

MosT assisTs in a season Jason Richards Jason Richards Kenny Grant Chris Dodds Ali Ton Ali Ton Ali Ton Stephen Curry Malcolm McLean Kenny Grant

2007-08 2006-07 2005-06 1977-78 1997-98 1998-99 1996-97 2008-09 1951-52 2004-05

hiGhesT aveRaGe assisTs in a season (Min. 20 GaMes) Jason Richards (36 games) 2007-08 Ali Ton (25 games) 1998-99 Chris Dodds (27 games) 1977-78 Malcolm McLean (25 games) 1951-52 Jason Richards (34 games) 2006-07 Ali Ton (28 games) 1996-97 Kenny Grant (31 games) 2005-06 Ali Ton (30 games) 1997-98 Kenny Grant (32 games) 2004-05 Stephen Curry (34 games) 2008-09 Chris Alpert (27 games) 1994-95 MosT assisTs in a CaReeR Jason Richards Ali Ton Chris Alpert Kenny Grant Derek Rucker John Carroll Stephen Curry Ernie Reigel Michael Bree Jason Zimmerman Mike Sorrentino Chris Heineman Wayne Bernard Dave Moser Jay Powell Greg Dunn

2004-08 1995-99 1992-96 2002-06 1984-88 1979-83 2006-09 1976-80 1998-02 1990-94 1971-74 1983-87 1999-03 1966-69 1972-76 1972-75


INDIVIDUAL RECORDS 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25.

248 241 225 220 219 213 207 205 203

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

5.7 5.3 5.2 4.7 4.3 3.9 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.5 3.5

9. 10.

Alan Hunter Brendan Winters Fernando Tonella John Gerdy Janko Narat Matt McKillop John Falconi Anthony Tanner Chris Dodds

1986-90 2002-06 1999-02 1975-79 1990-94 2002-06 1971-74 1983-87 1977-78

hiGhesT aveRaGe assisTs in a CaReeR (Min. 60 GaMes) Ali Ton (113 games) 1995-99 Kenny Grant (91 games) 2002-06 Jason Richards (128 games) 2004-08 Chris Alpert (115 games) 1992-96 Mike Sorrentino (82 games) 1971-74 John Carroll (109 games) 1979-83 Derek Rucker (115 games) 1984-88 Dave Moser (86 games) 1966-69 Stephen Curry (104 games) 2006-09 Wayne Bernard (99 games) 1999-03 Ernie Reigel (107 games) 1976-80

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 7.

10.

1. 2. 3. 4.

7. 9.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

7.

MosT bloCked shoTs in a GaMe Tom Dore vs. Wofford, Dec. 1, 1975 Jamie Hall vs. Wofford, Dec. 1, 1979 Martin Ides vs. The Citadel, Feb. 19, 2001

54 51 49 43 41 41 37 37 37 36

1.8 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.4 1.2 1.2

159 109 107 98 97 89 86 74 71 62

MosT bloCked shoTs in a season Andrew Lovedale Chris Pearson Jamie Hall Chris Pearson Pat Hickert Jamie Hall Pat Hickert Jamie Hall Jake Cohen Martin Ides

10.

1.5 1.2 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6

hiGhesT aveRaGe bloCks in a CaReeR (Min. 60 GaMes) Jamie Hall (105 games) 1978-82 Chris Pearson (79 games) 1999-02 Detlef Musch (113 games) 1989-93 Pat Hickert (104 games) 1975-79 Brandon Williams (112 games) 1992-96 Andrew Lovedale (130 games) 2005-09 Martin Ides (103 games) 1998-02 Boris Meno (125 games) 2004-08 Nick Booker (85 games) 2000-04 Anthony Tanner (110 games) 1983-87

sTeals 2008-09 2000-01 1978-79 2001-02 1976-77 1979-80 1977-78 1980-81 2009-10 2001-02

hiGhesT aveRaGe bloCks in a season (Min. 20 GaMes) Jamie Hall (27 games) 1978-79 Jamie Hall (24 games) 1979-80 Chris Pearson (32 games) 2000-01 Pat Hickert (27 games) 1976-77 Jamie Hall (25 games) 1980-81 Andrew Lovedale (35 games) 2008-09 Chris Pearson (31 games) 2001-02 Pat Hickert (27 games) 1977-78 Martin Ides (30 games) 2001-02 Jake Cohen (31 games) 2009-10 MosT bloCked shoTs in a CaReeR Jamie Hall Andrew Lovedale Detlef Musch Chris Pearson Pat Hickert Boris Meno Brandon Williams Martin Ides Anthony Tanner Chadd Holmes

1. 2. 3. 5.

bloCked shoTs 8 7 7

Chris Pearson (left) ranks fourth on Davidson’s career blocked shot list with 98, and Derek Rucker (right) is the school’s all-time leader in steals with 250.

1978-82 2005-09 1989-93 1999-02 1975-79 2004-08 1992-96 1998-02 1983-87 1995-99

11 9 8

MosT sTeals in a GaMe Ali Ton vs. Tufts, Nov. 29, 1997 Stephen Curry vs. Guilford, Nov. 14, 2008 Max Paulhus Gosselin vs. Guilford, Nov. 14, 2008

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

86 73 71 69 67 66 63 62 60 57

1. 2.

2.8 2.5 2.5 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.1 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0

4.

7. 8.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

250 222 221 174 149

MosT sTeals in a season Stephen Curry Stephen Curry Ali Ton Derek Rucker Derek Rucker Ali Ton Derek Rucker Stephen Curry Anthony Tanner Ray Minlend

2008-09 2007-08 1998-99 1987-88 1985-86 1997-98 1984-85 2006-07 1986-87 1995-96

hiGhesT aveRaGe sTeals in a season (Min. 20 GaMes) Ali Ton (25 games) 1998-99 Derek Rucker (28 games) 1987-88 Stephen Curry (34 games) 2008-09 Bruce Elder (20 games) 1988-89 Ali Ton (30 games) 1997-98 Derek Rucker (31 games) 1985-86 Derek Rucker (30 games) 1984-85 Narcisse Ewodo (27 games) 1996-97 Stephen Curry (36 games) 2007-08 Anthony Tanner (30 games) 1986-87 Derek Rucker (26 games) 1986-87 MosT sTeals in a CaReeR Derek Rucker Ali Ton Stephen Curry Chris Alpert Max Paulhus Gosselin

1984-88 1995-99 2006-09 1992-96 2005-09

119


INDIVIDUAL RECORDS 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 13. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20.

1. 2. 3. 4.

7.

144 143 138 132 125 121 121 116 116 112 109 105 103 98 96

2.2 2.1 2.0 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3

Wayne Bernard Michael Bree Anthony Tanner Quinn Harwood Narcisse Ewodo Jason Richards Landry Kosmalski Brandon Williams John Carroll Chris Heineman Jamie Hall Ernie Reigel Janko Narat Jeff Himes Brendan Winters

1999-03 1998-02 1983-87 1992-96 1994-97 2004-08 1996-00 1992-96 1979-83 1983-87 1978-82 1976-80 1990-94 1984-88 2002-06

hiGhesT aveRaGe sTeals in a CaReeR (Min. 60 GaMes) Derek Rucker (115 games) 1984-88 Stephen Curry (104 games) 2006-09 Ali Ton (113 games) 1995-99 Chris Alpert (115 games) 1992-96 Narcisse Ewodo (83 games) 1994-97 Wayne Bernard (99 games) 1999-03 Michael Bree (109 games) 1998-02 Quinn Harwood (101 games) 1992-96 Anthony Tanner (110 games) 1983-87 Max Paulhus Gosselin (118 games) 2005-09

1. 3.

6.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 7. 8. 10.

1. 3. 4.

120

5. 7. 8. 9.

1. 2. 3.

PaRTiCiPaTion 1.

Max Paulhus Gosselin (left) started 34 games in a season, the sixth-highest total at Davidson, and Michael Bree (right) ranks seventh in steals with 143.

36 36 36 36 36 36 36

MosT GaMes Played in a season Bryant Barr Will Archambault Jason Richards Stephen Curry Andrew Lovedale Steve Rossiter Boris Meno

36 36 35 35 35 34 34 34 34

MosT GaMes sTaRTed in a season Jason Richards Stephen Curry omas Sander Steve Rossiter Andrew Lovedale Max Paulhus Gosselin Jason Richards Max Paulhus Gosselin Stephen Curry

2007-08 2007-08 2007-08 2008-09 2008-09 2007-08 2006-07 2008-09 2008-09

39.2 38.5 38.3 38.2 37.9 37.9 37.6 37.0 37.0 36.4

hiGhesT aveRaGe MinuTes Played in a season John Gerdy (27 games) Marvin Lively (27 games) Ernie Reigel (27 games) Rod Owens (27 games) Kenny Wilson (28 games) Pat Hickert (27 games) John Gerdy (26 games) Derek Rucker (28 games) Kenny Wilson (29 games) Cliff Tribus (29 games)

1976-77 1976-77 1976-77 1976-77 1983-84 1976-77 1977-78 1987-88 1981-82 1981-82

135 135 134 130

MosT GaMes Played in a CaReeR Will Archambault Bryant Barr Steve Rossiter Andrew Lovedale

2006-10 2006-10 2005-10 2005-09

2007-08 2007-08 2007-08 2007-08 2007-08 2007-08 2007-08

5. 6. 7. 8. 10.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 10.

128 128 125 119 118 118 118 118

Jason Richards omas Sander Boris Meno Ian Johnson Jeff Himes Chris Heineman Brendan Winters Max Paulhus Gosselin

2004-08 2004-08 2004-08 2002-06 1984-88 1983-87 2002-06 2005-09

115 112 111 111 110 108 105 103 103 101

MosT GaMes sTaRTed in a CaReeR Brendan Winters Landry Kosmalski Chris Alpert Derek Rucker Detlef Musch Janko Narat Jay Schmitt Jeff Himes Stephen Curry Max Paulhus Gosselin

2002-06 1996-00 1992-96 1984-88 1989-93 1990-94 1986-90 1984-88 2006-09 2005-09

hiGhesT aveRaGe MinuTes Played in a CaReeR (Min. 70 GaMes) 36.0 John Gerdy (106 games) 1975-79 34.7 Derek Rucker (115 games) 1984-88 32.8 Kenny Wilson (111 games) 1980-84 32.6 Stephen Curry (104 games) 2006-09 32.2 Brendan Winters (118 games) 2002-06 32.0 Jamie Hall (105 games) 1978-82 30.0 Ernie Reigel (107 games) 1976-80 29.5 Rich DiBenedetto (78 games) 1977-81 29.5 John Carroll (109 games) 1979-83 29.2 Jeff Himes (118 games) 1984-88

Will Archambault (left) and Bryant Barr (right) played the most games in school history with each seeing action in 135 contests over their four-year careers.


TEAM RECORDS sinGle-GaMe sCoRinG 137 130 129 126

MosT PoinTs sCoRed vs. Warren Wilson (61 FG 8 3FG, 7 FT), Dec. 9, 1991 vs. Presbyterian, Jan. 18, 1965 vs. VMI, Feb. 1, 1964 vs. George Washington, Feb. 9, 1969

MosT PoinTs sCoRed aT hoMe 137 vs. Warren Wilson (61 FG 8 3FG, 7 FT), Dec. 9, 1991 MosT PoinTs sCoRed aWay 111 vs. William & Mary (41 FG, 29 FT), Feb. 4, 1964 72

MosT PoinTs sCoRed in a half vs. Warren Wilson (1st, 61 FG [8 3s], 7 FT), Dec. 9, 1991

MosT PoinTs sCoRed in a loss 109 vs. Central Connecticut (129-109, 36 FG, 36 FT), Nov. 23, 1990 MosT PoinTs sCoRed by an oPPonenT 129 Central Connecticut, Nov. 23, 1990 MosT PoinTs sCoRed CoMbined 238 vs. Central Connecticut, Nov. 23, 1990 (Davidson 109, CCSU, 129) 33 37 41 42 43 43

feWesT PoinTs alloWed (ModeRn eRa) vs. Maine Farmington, Nov. 24, 2004 vs. Fredonia State, Nov. 25, 2009 vs. Carnegie Mellon, Nov. 30, 2000 vs. Sewanee, Dec. 17, 2004 vs. East Tennessee State, March 1, 1996 vs. Furman, Jan. 21, 2009

6

feWesT PoinTs alloWed in a half (ModeRn eRa) vs. Erskine, Dec. 10, 1983

sinGle-season sCoRinG 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

2803 (36 games) 2765 (34 games) 2724 (35 games) 2613 (30 games) 2528 (30 games)

MosT PoinTs sCoRed 2007-08 2006-07 2008-09 1968-69 1995-96

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

89.3 (26 games) 88.5 (26 games) 87.1 (30 games) 85.1 (27 games) 84.3 (30 games)

sCoRinG aveRaGe 1963-64 1964-65 1968-69 1972-73 1995-96

1. 2. 3. 4.

1,265 (26 games) 1,376 (28 games) 1,538 (21 games) 1,555 (24 games)

feWesT PoinTs alloWed 1948-49 1947-48 1952-53 1957-58

sinGle-GaMe shooTinG 61

MosT field Goals Made vs. Warren Wilson (Att. 97), Dec. 10, 1991

98 92 90

MosT field Goals aTTeMPTed vs. New Hampshire (made 50), Dec. 28, 1962 vs. Emory (made 46), Nov. 9, 2007 vs. Colby College (made 38), Nov. 21, 2006

.724 .717 .711

hiGhesT field Goal PeRCenTaGe vs. Marshall (42 of 58), Jan. 10, 1981 vs. VMI (33 of 46), March 3, 1983 at South Carolina (27 of 38), Jan. 24, 1985 hiGhesT field Goal PeRCenTaGe in a half

College basketball icon Dick Vitale came to broadcast a game in Belk Arena in 2009.

.842 .833 .813

vs. Marshall (16 of 19), Feb. 3, 1986 vs. South Carolina (10 of 12), Feb. 13, 1982 at South Carolina (13 of 16), Jan. 24, 1985

13 14

feWesT field Goals Made vs. Wofford (Att. 44), Feb. 17, 2010 vs. William & Mary (Att. 39), Jan. 4, 1961

.254 .262

loWesT field Goal PeRCenTaGe vs. The Citadel (17-67), Feb. 18, 2009 vs. Duke (17 of 65), Feb. 13, 1991

.091

loWesT field Goal PeRCenTaGe in a half vs. Duke (3-33), Jan. 5, 1977

19 19 19

3-PoinT field Goals Made vs. Washington & Lee, Nov. 30, 2002 vs. Colby College, Nov. 21, 2006 vs. Emory, Nov. 9, 2007

52 46

3-PoinT field Goals aTTeMPTed vs. Colby, Nov. 21, 2006 vs. Emory, Nov. 9, 2007

.679 .619 .609 .579 .577

3-PoinT field Goal PeRCenTaGe (Min. 10 Made) vs. Washington & Lee (19 of 28), Nov. 30, 2002 vs. Elon (13 of 21), Jan. 14, 2009 at Gonzaga (14 of 23), Dec. 12, 2009 at Georgia Southern (11 of 19), Jan. 23, 2010 at Furman (15 of 26), Feb. 10, 2004

48

fRee ThRoWs Made vs. The Citadel (Att. 57), Jan. 26, 1985

57 56

fRee ThRoWs aTTeMPTed vs. The Citadel (Made 48), Jan. 26, 1985 vs. Richmond (Made 44), Dec. 14, 1971

fRee ThRoW PeRCenTaGe (Min. 20 Made) 1.000 vs. Chattanooga (21-21), Jan. 14, 1978 .968 vs. West Virginia (23-24), Feb. 1, 1967 oPPonenT fRee ThRoW PeRCenTaGe (Min 20 Made) 1.000 Duke (24 of 24), Feb. 11, 1978 1.000 Western Carolina (21 of 21), Jan. 5, 2002 0 0

feWesT fRee ThRoWs Made vs. East Carolina (Att. 2), Jan. 20, 1975 vs. Alabama (Att. 0), Nov. 23, 1991

0

feWesT fRee ThRoWs aTTeMPTed vs. Alabama, Nov. 23, 1991

.000

loWesT fRee ThRoW PeRCenTaGe vs. East Carolina (0 of 2), Jan. 20, 1975

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TEAM RECORDS 0

feWesT oPPonenT fRee ThRoWs Made vs. Lynchburg, Nov. 27, 1996

0

feWesT oPPonenT fRee ThRoWs aTTeMPTed vs. Lynchburg, Nov. 27, 1996

sinGle-season shooTinG 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

1032 (36 games) 984 (30 games) 969 (34 games) 957 (35 games) 908 (26 games)

field Goals Made 2007-08 1968-69 2006-07 2008-09 1964-65

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

2199 (36 games) 2194 (35 games) 2157 (34 games) 2105 (30 games) 1885 (31 games)

field Goals aTTeMPTed 2007-08 2008-09 2006-07 1968-69 2005-06

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

.544 (894-1644) .529 (809-1530) .518 (824-1591) .512 (877-1713) .509 (908-1784)

field Goal PeRCenTaGe 1963-64 1980-81 1986-87 1965-66 1964-65

1. 3. 4. 5.

328 (34 games) 328 (36 games) 305 (35 games) 286 (32 games) 279 (31 games)

3-PoinT field Goals Made 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2004-05 2009-10

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

3-PoinT field Goals aTTeMPTed 901 (36 games) 2007-08 888 (34 games) 2006-07 859 (35 games) 2008-09 782 (32 games) 2004-05 765 (31 games) 2009-10

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

.455 (138-303) .417 (269-645) .391 (106-271) .389 (118-303) .372 (80-215)

3-PoinT field Goal PeRCenTaGe 1986-87 2002-03 1987-88 1991-92 1989-90

696 (28 games) 645 (30 games) 581 (30 games) 573 (27 games) 563 (28 games)

fRee ThRoWs Made 1971-72 1968-69 1995-96 1969-70 1965-66

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

615 (36 games) 567 (31 games) 559 (34 games) 531 (31 games) 502 (30 games)

932 (28 games) 886 (30 games) 849 (24 games) 840 (27 games) 809 (30 games)

fRee ThRoWs aTTeMPTed 1971-72 1968-69 1955-56 1969-70 1995-96

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

hiGhesT assisT aveRaGe in a season 19.4 (25 games) 1951-52 18.3 (31 games) 2005-06 17.6 (26 games) 1974-75 17.3 (27 games) 1998-99 17.2 (28 games) 1996-97

.783 (488-623) .779 (539-692) .778 (413-531) .772 (520-674) .762 (477-626)

fRee ThRoW PeRCenTaGe 1973-74 1984-85 2002-03 1985-86 1980-81

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

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Davidson won 59 consecutive games at Johnston Gymnasium from 1962-71. e shell of the building still stands as part of Knobloch Campus Center.

ReboundinG 72 68 68

MosT Rebounds in a GaMe vs. VMI, Jan. 8, 1970 vs. Richmond, Dec. 14, 1971 vs. Emory, Nov. 9, 2007

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

MosT Rebounds in a season 1537 (30 games) 1968-69 1454 (27 games) 1969-70 1378 (465o-913d, 34 games) 2006-07 1357 (457o-900d, 35 games) 2008-09 1350 (29 games) 1967-68

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

hiGhesT ReboundinG aveRaGe in a season 53.9 (27 games) 1969-70 51.2 (30 games) 1968-69 47.3 (26 games) 1964-65 46.6 (29 games) 1967-68 45.2 (26 games) 1963-64

.568

hiGhesT Rebound PeRCenTaGe in a season (1,176 of 2,069), 1963-64

assisTs

39

MosT assisTs in a GaMe vs. Warren Wilson, Dec. 9, 1991 MosT assisTs in a season 2007-08 2005-06 2006-07 1985-86 1995-96

bloCked shoTs 14 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

MosT bloCked shoTs in a GaMe vs. Guilford, Nov. 20, 1999 MosT bloCked shoTs in a season 119 (32 games) 2000-01 116 (31 games) 2001-02 114 (36 games) 2007-08 113 (35 games) 2008-09 112 (31 games) 2009-10


TEAM RECORDS 1. 2. 4. 5.

hiGhesT bloCked shoTs aveRaGe in a season 4.0 (27 games) 1978-79 3.7 (31 games) 2001-02 3.7 (32 games) 2000-01 3.6 (31 games) 2009-10 3.4 (27 games) 1977-78

sTeals 25 19 19 18 18

MosT sTeals in a GaMe vs. Guilford, Nov. 14, 2008 vs. Tufts, Nov. 29, 1997 vs. Guilford, Nov. 20, 1999 vs. Furman, Feb. 15, 1997 vs. UNC Greensboro, Feb. 6, 1999

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

320 (30 games) 290 (36 games) 285 (35 games) 272 (34 games) 249 (28 games)

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

hiGhesT aveRaGe sTeals in a season 10.7 (30 games) 1995-96 9.0 (27 games) 1998-99 8.9 (28 games) 1996-97 8.2 (27 games) 1994-95 8.1 (35 games) 2008-09

MosT sTeals in a season 1995-96 2007-08 2008-09 2006-07 1996-97

A combined crowd of 114,591 came out to watch Davidson in two games at Ford Field in Detroit in 2008.

41 39

MosT fouls in a GaMe vs. Furman, Jan. 25, 1973 vs. VMI, 1950-51

79

MosT fouls in a GaMe CoMbined Davidson (41) vs. Furman (38), Jan. 25, 1973

4

MisCell aneous

4

5.

viCToRies in a season 2006-07 2007-08 1968-69 2008-09 1964-65

4

29 29 27 27 26

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

25 23 19 16 14

ConseCuTive viCToRies 2007-08 1964-65 1995-96 2004-05 1967-68

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

.923 (24-2) .900 (27-3) .852 (29-5) .846 (22-4) .833 (25-5)

59

ConseCuTive viCToRies in a venue 1962-1971 (Johnston Gymnasium)

11

seasons WiThouT a loss in a venue 1962-71, 1973, 1986 (Johnston Gymnasium)

1. 3.

1. 2. 3. 4.

36 35 34 32 32

WinninG PeRCenTaGe 1964-65 1968-69 2006-07 1963-64 1995-96

MosT GaMes Played in a season 2007-08 2008-09 2006-07 2000-01 2004-05

MosT PlayeRs fouled ouT vs VMI, Mar. 1, 1973 (John Falconi, Larry Horowitz, T.J. Pecorak, Paul Wagner) vs. VMI, Feb. 11, 1975 (Kevin Doherty, Larry Horowitz, Eppa Rixey, Tom Verlin) vs. UNC Charlotte, Dec. 1, 2000 (Wayne Bernard, Martin Ides, Stephen Marshall, Chris Pearson)

aTTendanCe 57,563 57,028 21,808

hiGhesT aTTendanCe aT a GaMe vs. Kansas, March 30, 2008 (Ford Field - Detroit, Mich.) vs. Wisconsin, March 28, 2008 (Ford Field - Detroit, Mich.) vs. Iona, Dec. 2, 1994 (Carrier Dome - Syracuse, N.Y.)

hiGhesT aTTendanCe in belk aRena 5,854 vs. Duke, Dec. 21, 1989 5,838 vs. Appalachian State, Feb. 27, 2008 5,753 vs. College of Charleston, Feb. 9, 2008 (All before Belk Arena was refurbished in 2008, bringing capacity to 5,223) hiGhesT aTTendanCe in belk aRena foR ConfeRenCe GaMe 5,838 vs. Appalachian State, Feb. 27, 2008 5,753 vs. College of Charleston, Feb. 9, 2008 5,580 vs. Appalachian State, Jan. 20, 2007 (All before Belk Arena was refurbished in 2008, bringing capacity to 5,223) sinGle-season sellouTs aT belk aRena 13

2008-09

11

ConseCuTive sellouTs aT belk aRena Dec. 13, 2008 to Feb. 28, 2009

19,299 17,034 16,356

hiGhesT aTTendanCe aT hoMe siTe vs. North Carolina, Nov. 14, 2007 (at Time Warner Cable Arena) vs. Duke, Dec. 1, 2007 (at Time Warner Cable Arena) vs. North Carolina, Nov. 24, 2003 (at Charlotte Coliseum) hiGhesT aveRaGe hoMe aTTendanCe foR a season (133,379 total), 1968-69, 16 games ( 87,793 total), 2007-08, 14 games

8

feWesT fouls in a GaMe vs. William & Mary, Jan. 4, 1961

8,366 6,271

6 6

feWesT oPPonenT fouls in a GaMe vs. George Washington, 1954-55 vs. Ogelthorpe, Nov. 23, 2001

hiGhesT season ToTal aTTendanCe 332,928 (9,248 avg.), 2007-08, 36 games 237,918 (7,931 avg.), 1968-69, 30 games

19

feWesT fouls in a GaMe CoMbined Davidson (13) vs. Oglethorpe (6), Nov. 23, 2001

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YEAR-BY-YEAR LEADERS PoinTs Year 1946-47 1947-48 1948-49 1949-50 1950-51 1951-52 1952-53 1953-54 1954-55 1955-56 1956-57 1957-58 1958-59 1959-60 1960-61 1961-62 1962-63 1963-64 1964-65 1965-66

Player Cheek, George Cheek, George Williams, Mike Brooks, Bill Brooks, Bill Brooks, Bill Dudley, Joe Cobb, Hobby Cobb, Hobby Cobb, Hobby Mintz, Semi Mintz, Semi Hollingsworth, Dave Shinn, Bill Markee, Joe Jarman, Bill Hetzel, Fred Hetzel, Fred Hetzel, Fred Snyder, Dick

Pts 287 370 321 290 345 316 375 365 392 540 469 351 445 319 380 536 634 709 689 753

Avg --12.3 11.2 13.3 12.6 17.9 16.6 21.8 22.5 18.0 14.6 --16.5 21.4 23.5 27.3 26.5 26.9

Hobby Cobb led the Wildcats in scoring for three straight seasons, from 1953-56.

1966-67 1967-68 1968-69 1969-70 1970-71 1971-72 1972-73 1973-74 1974-75 1975-76 1976-77 1977-78 1978-79 1979-80 1980-81 1981-82 1982-83 1983-84 1984-85 1985-86 1986-87 1987-88 1988-89

124

Knowles, Rodney Maloy, Mike Maloy, Mike Adrian, Bryan Sutter, Joe Sutter, Joe Falconi, John Dunn, Greg Horowitz, Larry Gerdy, John Gerdy, John Gerdy, John Gerdy, John DiBenedetto, Rich Haynes, Todd Tribus, Cliff Wilson, Kenny Wilson, Kenny Rucker, Derek Rucker, Derek Himes, Jeff Rucker, Derek Elder, Bruce

496 452 739 525 397 423 424 425 437 465 627 670 721 499 535 454 487 511 383 435 543 607 343

18.4 15.6 24.6 20.2 15.9 15.7 15.7 15.7 16.8 17.9 23.2 25.8 26.7 20.0 19.8 15.7 17.4 18.3 12.8 14.0 18.1 21.7 17.2

1989-90 1990-91 1991-92 1992-93 1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10

Denmond, Paul Zimmerman, Jason Narat, Janko Musch, Detlef Narat, Janko Harwood, Quinn Williams, Brandon Ewodo, Narcisse Donnelly, Mark Kosmalski, Landry Marshall, Stephen Bernard, Wayne Pearson, Chris Bernard, Wayne Winters, Brendan Winters, Brendan Winters, Brendan Curry, Stephen Curry, Stephen Curry, Stephen Cohen, Jake

Year 1951-52 1952-53 1953-54 1954-55 1955-56 1956-57 1957-58 1958-59 1959-60 1960-61 1961-62 1962-63 1963-64 1964-65 1965-66 1966-67 1967-68 1968-69 1969-70 1970-71 1971-72

Player Dudley, Joe Dudley, Joe Cobb, Hobby Cobb, Hobby Cobb, Hobby Hollingsworth, Dave Hollingsworth, Dave No Record No Record Markee, Joe Jarman, Bill Hetzel, Fred Hetzel, Fred Hetzel, Fred Knowles, Rodney Knowles, Rodney Maloy, Mike Maloy, Mike Maloy, Mike Sutter, Joe Pecorak, John

376 363 393 419 531 358 545 426 437 375 444 288 362 409 517 533 507 730 931 974 413

13.4 12.5 14.0 15.0 17.7 13.3 18.2 15.8 14.6 13.9 15.9 13.7 11.7 15.1 17.8 16.7 16.9 21.5 25.9 28.6 13.3

Reb 174 178 255 172 323 227 206 --246 281 359 351 384 276 323 339 429 343 191 234

Avg 7.0 8.5 11.6 9.5 13.5 8.7 8.6 --10.7 11.2 13.3 13.5 14.8 9.9 12.0 11.7 14.3 12.7 7.6 8.4

Rebounds

Eppa Rixey led the Wildcats in rebounding in the 1975-76 season.

1972-73 1973-74 1974-75 1975-76 1976-77 1977-78 1978-79 1979-80 1980-81 1981-82 1982-83 1983-84 1984-85 1985-86 1986-87 1987-88 1988-89 1989-90 1990-91 1991-92 1992-93 1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10

Horowitz, Larry Horowitz, Larry Horowitz, Larry Rixey, Eppa Hickert, Pat DiBenedetto, Rich Hall, Jamie DiBenedetto, Rich DiBenedetto, Rich Hall, Jamie Tribus, Cliff Wilson, Kenny Born, Gerry Born, Gerry Himes, Jeff Himes, Jeff Schmitt, Jay Musch, Detlef Marsh, James Musch, Detlef Musch, Detlef Williams, Brandon Harwood, Quinn Ewodo, Narcisse Kosmalski, Landry Kosmalski, Landry Kosmalski, Landry Kosmalski, Landry Pearson, Chris Pearson, Chris Grace, Conor Kosmalski, Logan Kosmalski, Logan Meno, Boris Meno, Boris Meno, Boris Lovedale, Andrew Rossiter, Steve

Year 1951-52 1953-66 1966-67

Player McLean, Malcolm No Record Moser, Dave

194 165 192 150 193 240 210 190 205 203 169 175 179 207 208 203 139 187 179 179 178 188 191 189 212 186 231 248 217 261 233 203 273 205 269 195 306 182

7.2 6.1 7.4 5.8 7.1 9.2 7.8 7.6 7.6 7.0 6.0 6.3 6.0 6.7 6.9 7.5 4.5 6.7 6.2 6.4 6.4 6.3 7.1 6.5 7.6 6.2 8.6 8.9 6.8 8.4 8.6 7.0 8.5 6.6 8.2 5.4 8.7 5.9

Ast 187 -79

Avg 7.5 -2.9

assisTs

Brandon Williams led Davidson in scoring in the 1995-96 season.


YEAR-BY-YEAR LEADERS 1967-68 1968-69 1969-70 1970-71 1971-72 1972-73 1973-74 1974-75 1975-76 1976-77 1977-78 1978-79 1979-80 1980-81 1981-82 1982-83 1983-84 1984-85 1985-86 1986-87 1987-88 1988-89 1989-90 1990-91 1991-92 1992-93 1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10

Moser, Dave Moser, Dave Kroll, Jerry Postma, Duncan Sorrentino, Mike Sorrentino, Mike Sorrentino, Mike Powell, Jay Powell, Jay Reigel, Ernie Dodds, Chris Gerdy, John Reigel, Ernie Carroll, John Carroll, John Carroll, John Heineman, Chris Rucker, Derek Rucker, Derek Heineman, Chris Rucker, Derek Hunter, Alan Hunter, Alan Zimmerman, Jason Harris, Frank Zimmerman, Jason Alpert, Chris Alpert, Chris Alpert, Chris Ton, Ali Ton, Ali Ton, Ali Bree, Michael Bree, Michael Bree, Michael Bernard, Wayne Grant, Kenny Grant, Kenny Grant, Kenny Richards, Jason Richards, Jason Curry, Stephen McKillop, Brendan

89 155 81 78 146 112 97 114 78 114 203 93 108 115 134 117 84 121 136 119 91 103 76 76 85 135 130 149 129 190 193 190 115 81 123 147 93 178 208 249 293 189 124

3.1 5.2 3.0 3.0 5.2 4.1 3.6 4.4 3.0 4.2 7.5 3.4 4.2 4.4 4.6 4.2 3.0 4.0 4.4 4.0 3.3 3.8 2.8 2.6 3.0 4.8 4.3 5.5 4.3 6.8 6.4 7.6 4.1 3.2 4.2 5.4 3.3 5.6 6.7 7.3 8.1 5.6 4.0

Ernie Reigel led Davidson in assists in the 1979-80 season by averaging 4.2 a game.

sTeals

Detlef Musch led Davidson in blocked shots in each of his four seasons.

bloCked shoTs Year 1976-77 1977-78 1978-79 1979-80 1980-81 1981-82 1982-83 1983-84 1984-85 1985-86 1986-87 1987-88 1988-89 1989-90 1990-91 1991-92 1992-93 1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05

2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10

Player Hickert, Pat Hickert, Pat Hall, Jamie Hall, Jamie Hall, Jamie Hall, Jamie Rowan, Brian Born, Gerry Tanner, Anthony Tanner, Anthony Tanner, Anthony Gray, Maurice Sellers, Bill Musch, Detlef Musch, Detlef Musch, Detlef Musch, Detlef Williams, Brandon Williams, Brandon Williams, Brandon Holmes, Chad Ebong, Ben Kosmalski, Landry Kosmalski, Landry Pearson, Chris Pearson, Chris Lusakueno, Michel Booker, Nick Johnson, Ian Meno, Boris Grace, Conor Meno, Boris Meno, Boris Lovedale, Andrew Lovedale, Andrew Cohen, Jake

Blk 41 37 49 41 37 32 17 18 17 27 27 8 21 23 30 29 25 23 21 29 27 23 18 26 51 43 16 19 9 9 9 18 34 30 54 37

Avg 1.5 1.4 1.8 1.7 1.5 1.1 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.9 0.9 0.3 0.7 0.8 1.0 1.0 0.9 0.8 0.9 1.0 1.0 0.8 0.7 0.9 1.6 1.4 0.6 0.7 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.6 1.0 0.8 1.5 1.2

Year 1976-77 1977-78 1978-79 1979-80 1980-81 1981-82 1982-83 1983-84 1984-85 1985-86 1986-87 1987-88 1988-89 1989-90 1990-91 1991-92 1992-93

Player Lively, Marvin Gerdy, John Gerdy, John Hall, Jamie Gullickson, John Carroll, John Wilson, Rich Wilson, Kenny Rucker, Derek Rucker, Derek Tanner, Anthony Rucker, Derek Elder, Bruce Hunter, Alan Holloway, Pat Narat, Janko Alpert, Chris

Stl 35 39 28 43 34 31 48 34 63 67 60 69 44 26 32 28 33

Avg 1.3 1.5 1.0 1.8 1.3 1.1 1.7 1.2 2.1 2.2 2.0 2.5 2.2 1.0 1.1 1.0 1.2

Kenny Grant led Davidson in steals from 200406.

1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10

Alpert, Chris Harwood, Quinn Minlend, Ray Ewodo, Narcisse Ton, Ali Ton, Ali Bree, Michael Bernard, Wayne Bree, Michael Bernard, Wayne Booker, Nick Grant, Kenny Grant, Kenny Curry, Stephen Curry, Stephen Curry, Stephen Kuhlman, JP McKillop, Brendan

47 48 57 55 66 71 54 39 44 47 36 30 30 62 73 86 29 29

1.6 1.8 1.9 2.0 2.2 2.8 1.9 1.9 1.5 1.7 1.2 0.9 1.0 1.8 2.0 2.5 0.9 0.9

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ALL-TIME LETTERMEN aa Adams, Dickie . . . . .1953-54, 1955-56 Adams, Eddie . . . . . . . . . . . . .1951-52 Adrian, Bryan . . . . . . . . . . . . .1969-71 Aiken, Al . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1953-54 Alford, Scott . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1990-92 Alexander, Thomas . . . . . . . . .1918-19 Allenspach, Brian . . . . . . . . . . .1997-98 Allison, Ben . . . . . . . . . . . . .2007-Pres. Allison, James . . . . . . . . . . . . .1956-57 Alpert, Chris . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1992-96 Altmeyer, Andi . . . . . . . . . . . . .2002-03 Anderer, Pete . . . . . . . . . . . .1999-2003 Anderson, Ronnie . . . . . . . . . .1959-60 Anderson, Jeff . . . . . . . . . . . . .1992-96 Anderson, Thomas . . . . . . . . . .1924-27 Angle, Charles . . . . . . . . . . . . .1917-18 Arbuckle, Howard . . . . . . . . . .1961-62 Achambault, Will . . . . . . . . . . .2006-10 Ariail, Jay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1996-97 Armstrong, Billy . . . . . . . . . . .1994-98 Armstrong, John . . . . . . . . . . .1935-37 Ashmore, J.D. . . . . . . . . . . . . .1946-49 Atkinson, AJ . . . . . . . . . . . . .2008-Pres. Austin, James . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1914-15 Avery, Sam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1974-75

Pepper bego

Chris alpert

bb Babka, Frantisek . . . . . . . . . . .1992-94 Baird, Jeff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1974-75 Baker, Bob . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1954-56 Baker, Edward . . . . .1954-55, 1956-57 Bankhead, Olin . . . . . . . . . . . .1935-36 Barr, Bryant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2006-10 Barr, Hyder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1907-08 Barrow, Henry . . . . . . . . . . . . .1935-38 Beall, McFherson . . . . . . . . . . .1921-25 Beerman, Bill . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1961-64 Bego, Harold “Pepper” . . . . . . .1982-86 Belk, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1940-43 Ben-Eze, Frank . . . . . . . . . . .2008-Pres. Bennet, John “Ish” . . . . . . . . . .1951-55 Bergmann, Jeff . . . . . . . . . . .1996-2000 Berlacher, Greg . . . . . . . . . . . .1978-79 Bernard, Meade . . . . . . . . . . . .1930-32 Bernard, Wayne . . . . . . . . . .1999-2003 Bernardo, Samuel . . . . . . . . . .1933-34 Berry, Robert . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1944-47 Blackburn, Charles . . . . . . . . .1944-45 Blancett, Eric . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2001-06 Boggs, Ralph . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1922-25 Bond, Aaron . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2007-09 Booe, Edward . . . . . . . . . . . . .1912-13 Booker, Nick . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2000-04 Born, Gerry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1982-86 Boucher, Harry . . . . . . . . . . . .1930-33 Bowen, Adrian . . . . . . . . . . . . .1950-52 Bowen, Ted . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1949-50 Bowker, Tim . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1976-80 Bowman, Nate . . . . . . . . . . . . .1971-72 Bownes, James . . . . . . . . . . . . .1957-58 Boyd, William . . . . . . . . . . . . .1936-39 Brady, J. Harper . . . . . . . . . . . .1911-12 Brandon, Scott . . . . . . . . . . . . .1981-82 Bree, Michael . . . . . . . . . . . .1998-2002 Brice, Samuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1918-20 Briggs, Jack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1954-55 Briggs, Paul . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1962-65

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Brinegar, Haywood . . . . . . . . .1946-48 Brooks, Bill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1949-52 Brown, Buddy . . . . . . . . . . . . .1952-54 Brown, Skip . . . . . . .1978-79, 1981-83 Brown, Ray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1970-71 Brown, Steven . . . . . . . . . . . . .1930-32 Brownson, William . . . . . . . . .1945-46 Bruce, Mac . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1941-42 Burdette, Corky . . . . . . . . . . . .1952-53 Burness, Stuart . . . . . . . . . . . . .1963-64 Burns, David . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1995-98 Bussell, Jerry . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1959-61 Byrd, Dick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1964-65 Byrd, Jackie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1942-43

CC Caldwell, Tim . . . . . . . . . . . . .1991-95 Calhoun, Glenn . . . . . . . . . . . .1926-29 Cannon, Bill . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1958-61 Carrell, Danny . . . . . . . . . . . . .1960-63 Carroll, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1979-83 Carson, James . . . . . . . . . . . . .1914-16 Carson, McAllister . . . . . . . . . .1910-13 Case, Marshall . . . . . . . . . . . . .1971-72 Cashion, Jay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1912-13 Cates, Curtiss . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1953-54 Cathey, Henry . . . . . . . . . . . . .1935-36 Chalmers, Dwight . . . . . . . . . .1918-20 Chapin, Jeff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1990-91 Cheek, George “Buddy” . . . . . .1946-49 Childs, Edward Jr. . . . . . . . . . .1914-16 Civi, Can . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2005-09 Clark, Frank . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1969-70 Clary, Whitfield . . . . . . . . . . . .1911-12 Clifton, Cecil . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1965-66 Clunie, Chris . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2002-06 Crawford, Clifford . . . . . . . . . .1920-23 Crawford, George . . . . . . . . . .1926-29 Cromartie, Benjamin . . . . . . . .1907-08 Crosswhite, Rocky . . . . . . . . . .1966-69 Coan, George . . . . . . . . . . . . .1910-11 Cobb, Hobby . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1952-56 Cobb, Whit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1946-50 Cochran, Jarred . . . . . . . . . .1999-2001 Cochran, Nik . . . . . . . . . . . .2009-Pres. Coffey, Brian . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1975-78 Cohen, Jake . . . . . . . . . . . . .2009-Pres. Coleman, Tom . . . . . . . . . . . . .1949-52 Combe, Kirk . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1974-75 Cook, Al . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1949-50 Cook, Doug . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1967-70 Corbin, Ramon . . . . . . . . . . . .1954-55 Cornelson, George . . . . . . . . . .1921-22 Corso, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1980-81 Cosby, Mortimer . . . . . . . . . . .1910-11 Cowan, James . . . . . . . . . . . . .1937-40 Cromartie, Benjamin . . . . . . . .1907-08 Crosswhite, Rocky . . . . . . . . . .1966-69 Cumbie, Slbert . . . . . . . . . . . .1935-36 Cunningham, Robert . . . . . . . .1918-19 Currie, Bob . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1941-43 Curry, Stephen . . . . . . . . . . . . .2006-09 Cuttino, Jud . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1972-73

Dore, Tom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1975-76 Drobnitch, Paul . . . . . . . . . . . .1988-92 Dudley, Joe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1950-53 Dugan, Tommy . . . . . . . . . . . .1994-95 Duncan, Joe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1972-73 Dunn, Greg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1972-75

ee Earp, Malcolm . . . . . . . . . . . . .1946-47 Ebong, Ben . . . . . . . .1994-96, 1997-99 Eho, Jouni . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2000-04 Elder, Bruce . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1988-89 Elliott, Linton . . . . . . . . . . . . .1991-92 Erege, Emeka . . . . . .1997-99, 2000-02 Etheridge, Jack . . . . . . . . . . . . .1944-45 Evans, Haywood . . . . . . . . . . .1960-63 Evans, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1909-10 Ewodo, Narcisse . . . . . . . . . . . .1994-97 Ezelle, Travis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997-98

ff Fairley, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1907-09 Falconi, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1971-74 Falconi, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2003-07 Faucette, Jim . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1952-53 Feeney, Floyd . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1953-54 Ferguson, Bill . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1956-58 Ferguson, Sonny . . . . . . . . . . .1954-58 Ferroni, Franco . . . . . . . . . . . .1991-92 Ficklen, George . . . . . . . . . . . .1938-40 Fisher, Gary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1954-55 Fitzgerald, Al . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1950-52 Fitzgerald, Dave . . . . . . . . . . . .1984-88 Flowers, Allan . . . . . . . . . . . . .1917-18 Flowers, Bob . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1946-47 Ford, Jason . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2000-01 Fowle, Pappy . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1952-55 Franz, Tom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1980-84 Fredricks, John . . . . . . . . . . . . .1940-43 Freeman, Sterling . . . . . . . . . . .1988-92 Furman, Frank . . . . . . . . . . . . .1944-45

GG Gadaire, Steve . . . . . . . . . . . . .1971-75 Gaines, Edward . . . . . . . . . . . .1986-89 Garrett, Ed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1959-60 Gerdy, Greg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1971-73 Gerdy, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1975-79 Gibbon, James . . . . . . . . . . . . .1913-14 Gilmore, Turner . . . . . . . . . . . .1987-91 Glasgow, Gordon . . . . . . . . . . .1971-72 Glidewell, Bill . . . . . . . . . . . . .1951-52 Goodson, Willie . . . . . . . . . . .1928-31 Grace, Conor . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2001-05 Graham, Gordon . . . . . . . . . . .1970-71 Graham, Robert . . . . . . . . . . . .1950-51 Grant, Kenny . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2002-06 Gray, Maurice . . . . . . . . . . . . .1986-90 Grieser, Matt . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1992-93 Gullickson, John . . . . . . . . . . .1980-81 Gynn, Mike . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1984-88

dd Davenport, John . . . . . . . . . . .1917-19 Davidson, Don . . . . . . . . . . . .1962-65 Davis, Calvin . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1954-55 Davis, Charles . . . . . . . . . . . . .1920-24 Dawson, Caryl . . . . . . . . . . . . .1983-84 DeMoisey, Fox . . . . . . . . . . . . .1967-70 Denmond, Paul . . . . . . . . . . . .1988-92 DiBenedetto, Rich . . . . . . . . . .1977-81 Dickens, Jason . . . . . . . . . . .1999-2001 Dickens, Mike . . . . . . . . . . . . .1966-67 Dickerson, Fred . . . . . . . . . . . .1931-33 Dillon, Lymon . . . . . . . . . . . . .1961-62 Dodds, Chris . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1977-78 Doherty, Kevin . . . . . . . . . . . .1974-78 Donaldson, Lonnie . . . . . . . . .1907-08 Donnelly, Mark . . . .1993-94, 1995-98

edward Gaines

sterling freeman

hh Hacker, Lloyd . . . . . . . . . . . . .1954-55 Halbauer, Davor . . . . . . . . . . .1996-00 Hall, Jamie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1978-82 Hall, Robert . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1917-18 Hall, Walter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1919-20 Haller, Tommy . . . . . . . . . . . . .1948-51 Halverstadt, James . . . . . . . . . .1931-32

Hampton, James . . . . . . . . . . .1997-99 Hancock, William . . . . . . . . . .1935-37 Hankins, Walter . . . . . . . . . . . .1949-50 Harding, Ray . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1952-56 Harkness, Cam . . . . . . . . . . . .1963-65 Harrington, George . . . . . . . . .1918-19 Harris, Charlie . . . . . . . . . . . . .1932-34 Harris, Frank . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1991-92 Harris, Jeff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1986-90 Harris, Tom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1959-61 Harrison, Charles . . . . . . . . . . .1925-28 Harrison, Frank . . . . . . . . . . . .1937-40 Harwood, Quinn . . . . . . . . . . .1992-96 Hatcher, Sam . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1965-66 Haynes, Todd . . . . . . . . . . . . .1977-81 Heineman, Chris . . . . . . . . . . .1983-87 Helland, Thomas . . . . . . . . . . .1987-89 Henderson, Stephen . . . . . . . .1916-17 Hengeveld, Fred . . . . . .1914-16, 1918 Hengeveld, Fred . . . . . . . . . . . .1948-51 Hernandez, Rafael . . . . . . . . . .1982-83 Hetzel, Fred . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1962-65 Heuer, J.D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1989-93 Hewlett, Andrew . . .1924-25, 1927-28 Hickert, Pat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1975-79 Hicks, James . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1936-39 Hill, Doug . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1969-70 Himes, Jeff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1984-88 Hock, Danny . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1976-78 Hogg, James . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1938-41 Holland, Mack . . . . . . . . . . . .1931-34 Holland, Terry . . . . . . . . . . . . .1961-64 Hollingsworth, Dave . . . . . . . .1955-59 Holloway, Pat . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1990-92 Holmes, Chadd . . . . . . . . . . . .1995-99 Holt, Tony . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1981-82 Hopper, Ed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1948-49 Horowitz, Larry . . . . . . . . . . . .1972-75 Horton, Ron . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1990-94 Howell, Billy . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1914-15 Howell, J.V. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1951-53 Howell, George Jr. . . . . . . . . . .1910-13 Huckel, Wayne . . . . . . . . . . . .1966-69 Hudgins, Frank . . . . . . . . . . . .1926-27 Huie, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1957-60 Huie, Litchfield . . . . . . . . . . . .1925-26 Hull, Lamar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2005-07 Hunter, Alan . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1986-90 Hunter, Bud . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1956-58 Hyder, Jim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1965-66

ii Ides, Martin . . . . . . . . . . . . .1998-2002 Iverson, Bill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1945-49 Iverson, Daniel . . . . . . . . . . . .1936-38 Iverson, Halvor . . . . . . . . . . . .1937-39 Ivory, Terrell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2000-04

JJ James, Walter . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1913-14 Jarman, Bill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1960-63 Johnson, Burton . . . . . . . . . . .1937-39 Johnson, Edmund . . . . . . . . . .1933-34 Johnson, Frank . . . . . . . . . . . .1981-84 Johnson, Ian . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2002-06 Johnston, Frontis . . . . . . . . . . .1928-30 Johnston, Joseph . . . . . . . . . . .1935-36 Jones, Freeman . . . . . . . . . . . . .1946-47 Jorgensen, Tom . . . . . . . . . . . .1975-76 Jung, Eugene . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1994-95

kk Keener, Dean . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1984-88 Keesler, Lenoir . . . . . . . . . . . . .1944-45 Keesler, Samuel . . . . . . . . . . . .1916-17 Keith, Graeme . . . . . . . . . . . . .1951-54 Kiesewetter, William . . . . . . . .1935-38 King, George . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1915-18 King, George . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1950-52 King, Gerald . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1951-53 Kirley, Steve . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1968-71


ALL-TIME LETTERMEN Knechtle, Cliff . . . . . . . . . . . . .1974-75 Knorr, Kenneth . . . . . . . . . . . .1935-36 Knowles, Rodney . . . . . . . . . . .1965-68 Kosmalski, Landry . . . . . . . .1996-2000 Kosmalski, Logan . . . . . . . . . . .2003-05 Kroll, Jerry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1967-70 Kugler, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1927-28 Kuhlman, JP . . . . . . . . . . . . .2009-Pres.

ll Lafferty, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1931-34 Laird, Flake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1922-26 Laird, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1913-15 Lane, Gary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1959-60 Lane, Bobby . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1965-66 Lasley, William . . . . . . . . . . . .1944-45 Lazenby, Don . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1949-52 Leahy, Art . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1975-76 Leight, George . . . . . . . . . . . . .1965-66 Liles, Davis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1967-68 Lively, Marvin . . . . . . . . . . . . .1973-77 Lovedale, Andrew . . . . . . . . . .2005-09 Lowry, Jim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1942-43 Lowry, Jim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1972-75 Lucas, Ed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1939-42 Lusakueno, Michel . . . . . . .1999-2003 Lyon, George . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1954-56

MM Mallory, Daniel . . . . . . . . . . . .1921-24 Maloy, Mike . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1967-70 Maner, Bobby . . . . . . . . . . . . .1945-49 Mann, Clint . . . . . . . . . . . . .2009-Pres. Manson, Alex . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1930-31 Marcon, Charlie . . . . . . . . . . .1962-65 Markee, Joe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1957-61 Marsh, George . . . . . . . . . . . . .1940-42 Marsh, James . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1990-91 Marshall, Stephen . . . . . . . .1996-2000 Martin, D.G. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1959-62 Martin, Grier . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1930-32 Martin, Mike . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1954-58 Matheny, Matt . . . . .1988-89, 1991-93 Mathis, Doc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1929-32 Mauze, George . . . . . . . . . . . . .1921-23 McAlister, John . . . . . . . . . . . .1917-18 McAllister, Phil . . . . . . . . . . . .1910-11 McAskill, Leon . . . . . . . . . . . .1917-19 McAuley, Marshall . . . . . . . . . .1926-28 McClintock, James . . . . . . . . .1907-10 McConkey, Jim . . . . . . . . . . . .1982-86 McConnell, James . . . . . . . . . .1922-25 McConnell, Tommy . . . . . . . .1980-82 McDonald, Graham . . . . . . . .1913-14 McDonald, Gary . . . . . . . . . . .1981-82 McDuffie, Allen . . . . . . . . . . . .1909-12 McGuire, Mark . . . . . . . . . . . .1992-96 McKillop, Brendan . . . . . . . .2007-Pres. McKillop, Matt . . . . . . . . . . . .2002-06 McLain, James . . . . . . . . . . . . .1981-82 McLean, Billy . . . . . . . . . . . . .1974-75 McLean, Joseph . . . . . . . . . . . .1944-45 McLean, Malcolm . . . . . . . . . .1949-52 McLeod, Robert . . . . . . . . . . .1939-42 McNeill, John . . . . . . . . . . . . .1956-57 McRae, James . . . . . . . . . . . . .1908-09 McSwain, Mal . . . . . . . . . . . . .1954-57 Means, William . . . . . . . . . . . .1938-40 Melton, George . . . . . . . . . . . .1951-54 Mendler, John . . . . . . . . . . . . .1945-46 Meno, Boris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2004-08 Miles, Robert . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1908-10 Millar, Allan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1959-62 Mills, Dick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1946-48 Milner, Joe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1955-59 Minkin, Eric . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1969-72 Minlend, Ray . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1994-96 Mintz, Semi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1955-59 Moore, James . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1928-30 Moore, Bob . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1959-62 Moore, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1911-12

Moreau, Al . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1953-54 Morgan, James . . . . . . . . . . . . .1933-34 Morgan, Elford . . . . . . . . . . . .1954-55 Morgan, A.J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1989-90 Morton, Jason . . . . . . . . . . . . .2003-06 Moser, Dave . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1966-69 Moyer, Russell . . . . . . . . . . . . .1935-36 Munroe, Colin . . . . . . . . . . . . .1933-34 Murphy, Calvin . . . . . . . . . . . .1967-68 Murray, Robert . . . . . . . . . . . .1916-17 Musch, Detlef . . . . . . . . . . . . .1989-93 Myers, Charles . . . . . . . . . . . . .1931-33

nn Narat, Janko . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1990-94 Naso, Billy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1982-84 Neill, David . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1944-46 Neisler, Henry . . . . . . . . . . . . .1945-49 Nelms, Dan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2006-10 Nelson, Tom . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1944-45 Niebuhr, Ken . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1982-86 Nimocks, Bob . . . . . . . . . . . . .1949-50 Nuckolls, Jim . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1957-61

oo O’Briant, Paul . . . . . . . . . . . . .1944-45 O’Neill, Mike . . . . . . . . . . . . .1966-69 Ormond, Alfred . . . . . . . . . . . .1919-21 Orsbon, Tony . . . . . . . . . . . . .1966-69 Osbourne, Brady . . . . . . . . . . .1949-50 Owens, Rod . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1976-78

PP Parker, Sheldon . . . . . . . . . . . .1972-75 Patrick, Tom . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1931-32 Paulhus Gosselin, Max . . . . . . .2005-09 Peabody, Bruce . . . . . . . . . . . .1930-33 Peabody, Maurice . . . . . . . . . . .1935-37 Pearson, Chris . . . . . . . . . . . . .1999-02 Pecorak, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1970-73 Pecorak, T.Jay . . . . . . . . . . . . .1971-74 Peden, James . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1909-10 Perkey, Rich . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1976-80 Peters, George . . . . . .1942-43, 1945-47 Peters, Tom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1942-43 Pharr, Walter . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1907-08 Pickens, Bob . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1966-68 Pierce, Billy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1968-71 Piercy, Gifford . . . . . . . . . . . . .1978-79 Pollock, Bill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1982-83 Poole, Dave . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1947-48 Postma, Duncan . . . . . . . . . . .1968-71 Postma, Jan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1967-70 Powell, Roger . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1954-55

T. Jay Pecorak

John Pecorak

Powell, Jay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1972-76 Powers, Preston “Rock” . . . . . .1974-75 Price, Julian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1921-22 Price, Philip . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1916-17 Price, William . . . . . . . . . . . . .1908-09 Pritchett, Carl . . . . . . . . . . . . .1927-30 Proctor, Bill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1950-51 Proctor, James . . . . . . . . . . . . .1928-31 Prospere, Peyton . . . . . . . . . . .1971-72

QQ Query, Hugh . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1908-09 Quick, Clifford . . . . . . . . . . . .1935-37

RR Ramm, Casey . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1979-80 Reams, Scotty . . . . . . . . . . . . .1952-53 Redmond, Hight . . . . . . . . . . .1957-59 Reese, Algernon . . . . . . . . . . . .1913-16 Regen, Jon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1953-54 Reid, Lawrence . . . . . . . . . . . .1935-38 Reigel, Ernie . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1976-80 Reigel, Will . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2008-Pres. Reinhardt, James . . . . . . . . . . .1935-36 Riazzi, Patrick . . . . . . . . . . . . .1984-86 Rice, Jim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1975-76 Richards, Jason . . . . . . . . . . . .2004-08 Richards, Johnny . . . . . . . . . . .1948-49 Ringer, Howard . . . . . . . . . . . .1981-82 Rixey, Eppa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1972-76 Roberts, William . . . . . . . . . . .1919-21 Robinson, Bill . . . . . . . . . . . . .1945-46 Roddey, Bo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1947-50 Rogers, Ansell . . . . . . . . . . . . .1933-34 Romefelt, Birchie . . . . . . . . . . .1919-20 Ross, Courtney . . . . . . . . . . . .1932-34 Rossiter, Steve . . . . . . . . . . . . .2005-10 Rowan, Brian . . . . . .1978-80, 1981-83 Rucker, Derek . . . . . . . . . . . . .1984-88 Rupp, Terry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1984-85 Rusk, Dean . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1928-31 Rybiski, Paul . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1988-92

ss Sander, Thomas . . . . . . . . . . . .2004-08 Sapp, Henry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1923-24 Scarborough, Alfred . . . . . . . . .1944-45 Schenck, John . . . . . . . . . . . . .1920-21 Schenck, Lewis . . . . . . . . . . . .1918-21 Schmitt, Jay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1986-90 Schmitt, Mike . . . . . . . . . . . . .2007-08 Scott, Todd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1985-87 Seidel, Dick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1986-89 Sellers, Bill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1985-89 Severinghaus, Jeff . . . . . . . . . . .2002-04 Shaw, Dave . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1954-57 Shepard, A.H. . . . . . . . . . . . . .1928-30 Sherrill, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1944-45 Shields, Chris . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1993-94 Shinn, Bill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1957-61 Shore, Richard . . . . . . . . . . . . .1938-40 Simpson, John . . . . . . . . . . . . .1925-27 Simpson, William . . . . . . . . . .1944-45 Sinnock, Scott . . . . . . . . . . . . .1966-67 Smith, James . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1950-52 Smith, Ralph . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1944-45 Snyder, Dick . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1963-66 Sommerville, Thomas . . . . . . .1913-15 Sorensen, Eric . . . . . . . . . . . . .1978-79 Sorrentino, Mike . . . . . . . . . . .1971-74 Spain, George . . . . . . . . . . . . .1991-95 Spann, Mike . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1966-68 Spears, Llew . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1954-58 Spencer, Dave . . . . . . . . . . . . .1940-42 Sprunt, Alexander . . . . . . . . . .1910-14 Squire, Phil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1964-66 St. Clair, Barry . . . . . . . . . . . . .1964-65 Stafford, John . . . . . . . . . . . . .1957-59 Staley, Thomas . . . . . . . . . . . . .1922-25 Stallworth, Jerry . . . . . . . . . . . .1973-77 Stec, Chris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1994-98 Stelzer, Ron . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1968-71 Stewart, Eddie . . . . . . . . . . . . .1956-60 Stone, Ronnie . . . . . . . . . . . . .1963-66 Streibich, Charles . . . . . . . . . . .1919-20 Strickland, Darry . . . . . . . . . . .1987-91 Strong, Lester . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1969-71 Summers, Puff . . . . . . . . . . . . .2001-04 Sumwalt, Mark . . . . . . . . . . . .1974-78 Sumwalt, Rollie . . . . . . . . . . . .1970-71 Sutter, Joe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1970-72

Taylor, George . . . . . . . . . . . . .1938-40 Teague, Barry . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1962-65 Thomas, James . . . . . . . . . . . .1937-40 Tice, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1936-39 Todd, Carter . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1976-79 Ton, Ali . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1995-99 Tonella, Fernando . . . . . . . . . .1999-02 Trammell, Ed . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1961-62 Tribus, Cliff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1979-83 Trusgnich, Steve . . . . . . . . . . . .1973-74 Tull, Charles . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1909-10 Turk, Bob . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1949-52 Turner, Brian . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1998-00 Turner, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1907-08

vv Vance, Allen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1950-51 Vander Griend, Bob . . . . . . . . .1971-74 Verlin, Tom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1972-76

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WW Wagner, Jack . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1932-33 Wagner, Paul . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1971-74 Walker, Bob . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1914-16 Walker, Brad . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1977-78 Walker, Gaylord . . . . . . . . . . . .1954-55 Wall, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1944-45 Walton, Birchie . . . . . . . . . . . .1920-21 Wayman, Jack . . . . . . . . . . . . .1941-43 Weaver, Frank . . . . . . . . . . . . .1959-60 Webber, Christian . . . . . . . . . .1944-45 Weeks, Edson . . . . . . . . . . . . .1951-54 Weeks, Richard . . . . . . . . . . . .1954-57 Wells, Alfred . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1953-54 Westmoreland, Trent . . . . . . . .1981-82 White, Damion . . . . . . . . . . . .2001-02 White, Ed . . . . . . . . .1942-43, 1945-47 White, Locke . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1909-13 White, Locke . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1976-77 White, Tommy . . . . . . . . . . . .1962-63 Wilder, Bruce . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1957-59 Williams, Bobby . . . . . . . . . . .1940-41 Williams, Brandon . . . . . . . . . .1992-96 Williams, Mike . . . . . . . . . . . .1946-49 Williams, Pat . . . . . .1941-43, 1946-47 Wilson, Adrian . . . . . . . . . . . .1975-76 Wilson, Ben . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1925-29 Wilson, Kenny . . . . . . . . . . . . .1980-84 Wilson, Robert . . . . . . . . . . . .1930-32 Wilson, Rich . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1979-83 Windham, Cole . . . . . . . . . . . .1933-34 Winters, Brendan . . . . . . . . . . .2002-06 Wolfe, Ted . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1982-86 Wood, Albert . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1914-16

yy Yarborough, Tom . . .1939-42, 1945-46 Yearwood, Herman . . . . . . . . .1935-36 Yeaton, Ed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1972-74 Yelverton, Hugh . . . . . . . . . . . .1932-34 Young, Archibald . . . . . . . . . . .1916-17 Youngdale, Tom . . . . . . . . . . . .1965-68 Younger, William . . . . . . . . . . .1915-16

ZZ Zimmerman, Jason . . . . . . . . .1990-94

TT Tanner, Anthony . . . . . . . . . . .1983-87

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SOUTHERN CONFERENCE The Southern Conference, which began its 90th season of intercollegiate competition in 2010, is a national leader in emphasizing the development of the student-athlete and in helping to build lifelong leaders and role models. The Southern Conference has been on the forefront of innovation and originality in developing creative solutions to address issues facing intercollegiate athletics. From establishing the first conference basketball tournament (1921), tackling the issue of freshmen eligibility (1922), developing women’s championships (1984) and becoming the first conference to install the 3-point goal in basketball (1980), the Southern Conference has been a pioneer. The Southern Conference is the nation’s fifth-oldest NCAA Division I collegiate athletic association. Only the Big Ten (1896), the Missouri Valley (1907), the Pacific 10 (1915) and the Southwestern Athletic (1920) conferences are older in terms of origination. Academic excellence has been a Fred Hetzel ‘65 (left), pictured here with major part of the Southern Conference’s tradition. Hundreds of Southern ConferJohn Iamarino, Southern Conference ence student-athletes have been recogCommissioner, was the first Davidson nized on ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA athlete to be inducted into the SoCon Academic All-America and all-district Hall of Fame in 2010. teams. A total of 19 Rhodes Scholarship winners have been selected from conference institutions. The Conference currently consists of 12 members in five states throughout the Southeast and sponsors 19 varsity sports and championships that produce participants for NCAA Division I Championships. Men’s basketball was the first sport in which the conference held a championship. The league tournament is the nation’s oldest, with the inaugural championship held at Atlanta’s City Auditorium in 1922 and was won by North Carolina. Not only was the Southern Conference Tournament the first of its kind, the league also helped change the face of college basketball. In 1980, the league began a seasonlong experiment with a 22-foot 3-point field goal with the approval of the NCAA Rules Committee. Ronnie Carr of Western Carolina made the first 3-point field goal in college basketball history in a game against Middle Tennessee State on Nov. 29, 1980. Another college basketball tradition that originated in the Southern Conference is the traditional cutting of the nets by the winning team. According to USA Today, the practice of net cutting originated in 1947 with North Carolina State head coach Everett Case. As a first-year head coach, Case led the Wolfpack to the Southern Conference Tournament title. Case celebrated by claiming the nets as a souvenir of the win to commemorate the event. Basketball coaching legend Red Auerbach gives credit to former George Washington coach Bill Reinhart, who coached in the conference for nearly 30 years, as one of the originators of the modern fastbreak. West Virginia’s 10 tournament championships are still the most in league history. The Mountaineers were led by the incomparable Jerry West from 1958-60. West, a two-time All-America selection, spurred West Virginia to the Final Four in 1959. The Mountaineers lost in the championship game that season to California, 71-70, but West earned Final Four Most Valuable Player honors. West was a three-time Southern Conference tournament MVP, a two-time league regular season MVP, and was twice named the conference’s Athlete of the Year. He went on to a spectacular career with the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association and was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1979. He was a 14-time NBA All-Star while with the Lakers. It is West’s silhouette that comprises the NBA’s globally recognized logo. Frank Selvy set the NCAA record for points in a game while at Furman. On Feb. 13, 1954, the senior scored 100 points in a game against Newberry, a record that still stands. Selvy was the Southern Conference Most Valuable Player in 1953 and 1954 and the league’s Athlete of the Year in 1954. He went on to a 10-year career in the NBA. Rod Hundley was another West Virginia star during the 1950s. “Hot Rod” made a name for himself as one of the most spectacular players to tour the league during his era. Hundley averaged 24.5 points per game in his three seasons as a Mountaineer and was an all-conference and all-tournament performer in each of those three years. He was the Southern Conference Most Valuable Player and Athlete of the Year as a senior in 1957. He was the first player selected in the 1957 NBA draft and enjoyed a six-year career in that league. East Tennessee State’s Keith “Mister” Jennings made his mark on the college basketball world in the early 1990s. Despite standing less than six feet tall, Jennings was a two-time all-conference choice and the league’s Player of the Year and Athlete of the

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Year in 1991. Jennings played with the Golden State Warriors of the NBA. Besides West Virginia’s team in 1959, the Southern Conference has been represented in the Final Four on two other occasions. North Carolina advanced to the NCAA championship game in 1943 before falling 43-40 to Oklahoma State. North Carolina State finished third in the tournament in 1950. Davidson continued the record of success by advancing to the NCAA Tournament’s Elite Eight in 2008 and coach Bob McKillop’s Wildcats came within a basket of making the Final Four behind the play of sophomore guard Stephen Curry.

davidson soCon Records Year 1953-54 1954-55 1955-56 1956-57 1957-58 1958-59 1959-60 1960-61 1961-62 1962-63 1963-64 1964-65 1965-66 1966-67 1967-68 1968-69 1969-70 1970-71 1971-72 1972-73 1973-74 1974-75 1975-76 1976-77 1977-78 1978-79 1979-80 1980-81 1981-82 1982-83 1983-84 1984-85 1985-86 1986-87 1987-88 1992-93 1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 Totals

W 3 4 5 4 4 2 0 2 5 8 9 12 11 8 9 9 10 9 8 9 7 4 1 2 3 3 4 11 9 8 5 6 10 12 9 10 13 7 14 10 13 11 10 7 11 11 11 16 10 17 20 18 11 538

L 5 6 7 8 8 8 10 10 6 3 2 0 1 4 1 0 0 1 2 1 3 6 9 8 7 7 11 5 7 8 11 10 6 4 7 8 5 7 0 4 2 5 6 9 5 5 5 0 5 1 0 2 7 420

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Coach Danny Miller Danny Miller Danny Miller/Tom Scott Tom Scott Tom Scott Tom Scott Tom Scott Lefty Driesell Lefty Driesell Lefty Driesell Lefty Driesell Lefty Driesell Lefty Driesell Lefty Driesell Lefty Driesell Lefty Driesell Terry Holland Terry Holland Terry Holland Terry Holland Terry Holland Robert Brickels Robert Brickels Dave Pritchett Dave Pritchett Eddie Biedenbach Eddie Biedenbach Eddie Biedenbach Bobby Hussey Bobby Hussey Bobby Hussey Bobby Hussey Bobby Hussey Bobby Hussey Bobby Hussey Bob McKillop Bob McKillop Bob McKillop Bob McKillop Bob McKillop Bob McKillop Bob McKillop Bob McKillop Bob McKillop Bob McKillop Bob McKillop Bob McKillop Bob McKillop Bob McKillop Bob McKillop Bob McKillop Bob McKillop Bob McKillop


SOUTHERN CONFERENCE HONORS soCon hall of faMe Fred Hetzel . . . . . . . . . . .inducted 2010 soCon aThleTe of The yeaR Whit Cobb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1950 Fred Hetzel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1965 Dick Snyder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1966 John Gerdy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1979 Stephen Curry . . . . . . . . . . . . .2008-09 soCon CoaCh of The yeaR Lefty Driesell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1963-66 Terry Holland . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1970-72 Bob McKillop . . . . . . .19941, ’961, ’972, . . . . . . . . . . . . .20023, 20051, 2007-081 soCon PlayeR of The yeaR Fred Hetzel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1963-65 Dick Snyder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1966 Mike Maloy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1969-70 Brendan Winters . . . . . . . . . . . . .20051 Stephen Curry . . . . . . . . . . . . .2008-091 soCon fReshMan of The yeaR Jamie Hall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19793 Landry Kosmalski . . . . . . . . . . . . .19971 Stephen Curry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20071 JP Kuhlman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20102 Jake Cohen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20103 1

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soCon defensive PlayeR of The yeaR Max Paulhus Gosselin . . . . . . . . . .2009 Awarded by coaches soCon TouRnaMenT MvPs Fred Hetzel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1964-65 Dick Snyder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1966 Mike Maloy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1968 Doug Cook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1969-70 Gerry Born . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1986 Derek Rucker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1987 Ben Ebong . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1998 Peter Anderer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2002 Brendan Winters . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2006 Stephen Curry . . . . . . . . . . . . .2007-08 nCaa TouRnaMenT all-ReGional Mike Maloy (East) . . . . . . . . . . . . .1968 Mike Maloy (East) . . . . . . . . . . . . .1969 Doug Cook (East) . . . . . . . . . . . . .1969 Stephen Curry (Midwest) . . . . . . .2008* Jason Richards (Midwest) . . . . . . .2008 * Most Outstanding Player fiRsT-TeaM all-soCon Tommy Peters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1943 George “Buddy” Cheek . . . . . . . . .1947 Hobby Cobb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1956 Fred Hetzel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1963-65 Dick Snyder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1965-66 Rodney Knowles . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1967 Mike Maloy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1968-70 Jerry Kroll . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1969 Bryan Adrian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1970 Doug Cook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1970 Joe Sutter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1971-72 John Falconi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1972-73 Greg Dunn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1974 John Gerdy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1977-79 Rich DiBenedetto . . . . . . . . . . . . .1980 Todd Haynes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1981 Cliff Tribus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1982 Kenny Wilson . . . . . . . . . . . . .1983-84 Derek Rucker . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1986-88 Jeff Himes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1988

Janko Narat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19941 Brandon Williams . . . . . . .19942, 19961 Quinn Harwood . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19961 Narcisse Ewodo . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19972 Mark Donnelly . . . . . . . . . . .19972, ‘981 Landry Kosmalski . . . . . . .19992, 20002 Ali Ton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19992 Stephen Marshall . . . . . . . . . . . . .20001 Chris Pearson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20022 Wayne Bernard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20032 Brendan Winters . . . . . . . . . . .2004-061 Logan Kosmalski . . . . . . . . . . . . .20052 Ian Johnson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20061 Stephen Curry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2007-091 Jason Richards . . . . . . . . . . .20072, ‘081 Andrew Lovedale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20092 1Media Association and SoCon Coaches 2SoCon Coaches ~ 3Media Association seCond-TeaM all-soCon George “Buddy” Cheek . . . . . . . . .1949 Bill Jarman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1962-63 Terry Holland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1964 Don Davidson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1965 Barry Teague . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1965 Rodney Knowles . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1966 Wayne Huckel . . . . . . . . . . . . .1967-68 Doug Cook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1968-69 Dave Moser . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1969 Jerry Kroll . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1970 Eric Minkin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1971-72 Greg Dunn . . . . . . . . . . . . .1973, 1975 Mike Sorrentino . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1974 Rich DiBenedetto . . . . . . . . . . . . .1981 Cliff Tribus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1983 Derek Rucker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1985 Gerry Born . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1986 Jeff Himes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1987 Brandon Williams . . . . . . . . . . . . .1994 Chris Alpert . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1996 Narcisse Ewodo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1997 Landry Kosmalski . . . . . . . . . . .1999-00 Ali Ton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1999 Chris Pearson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2002 Wayne Bernard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2003 Logan Kosmalski . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2005 Jason Richards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2007 Thomas Sander . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2007 Andrew Lovedale . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2009 From 1989-Present, only media association selected a second team ThiRd-TeaM all-soCon Kenny Grant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2006 Thomas Sander . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2008 From 2000-Present, only media association selected a third team soCon all-fReshMan TeaM Tommy Peters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1943 Chris Dodds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1978 Rich DiBenedetto . . . . . . . . . . . . .1978 Jamie Hall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1979 John Gullickson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1981 Jim McConkey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1983 Chris Heineman . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1984 Jeff Himes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1985 Derek Rucker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1985 Jay Schmitt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1987 Chris Alpert . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1993 Ray Minlend . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1995 Landry Kosmalski . . . . . . . . . . . . .1997 Wayne Bernard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2000 Ian Johnson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2003 Brendan Winters . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2003 Stephen Curry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2007 JP Kuhlman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20101 Jake Cohen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20101

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soCon all-TouRnaMenT Tommy Peters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1943 Jim Lowry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1944* Buddy Cheek . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1948* Bill Jarman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1963 Fred Hetzel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1963-65 Barry Teague . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1963* Don Davidson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1964* Dick Snyder . . . . . . . . . . . . .1965*, ’66 Rodney Knowles . . . . . . . . . .1966, ’67* Bobby Lane . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1966* Tom Youngdale . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1966* Wayne Huckel . . . . . . .1967, ’68*, ’69* Mike Maloy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1968-70 Doug Cook . . . . . . . . . .1968*, ’69, ’70 Jerry Kroll . . . . . . . . . . .1968*, ’69, ’70 Dave Moser . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1968-69* Bryan Adrian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1970* Joe Sutter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1971 John Falconi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1972* Greg Dunn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1973-74 Mike Sorrentino . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1973* Larry Horowitz . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1974* Jamie Hall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1982 Cliff Tribus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1982 Gerry Born . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1986 Anthony Tanner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1986 Derek Rucker . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1986-87 Jeff Himes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1987 Janko Narat . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1993*, ’94 Brandon Williams . . . . . . . . . .1994, ’96 Quinn Harwood . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1996 Chris Alpert . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1996* Landry Kosmalski . . . . . . .1997*, 2000* Mark Donnelly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1998 Ben Ebong . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1998 Stephen Marshall . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1998 Ali Ton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1998* Wayne Bernard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2001* Peter Anderer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2002 Chris Pearson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2002 Emeka Erege . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2002* Brendan Winters . . . . . . . .2005*, 2006 Ian Johnson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2006 Matt McKillop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2006 Stephen Curry . . . . . . . . . . . . .2007-08 Jason Richards . . . . . . . . . . . . .2007-08 Thomas Sander . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2008* Stephen Curry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2009* * Second Team soCon PlayeR of The Week 1968-69 Mike O’Neil Wk 7 1969-70 Bryan Adrian Wk 4 Doug Cook Wk 6 Mike Maloy Wk 7 Bryan Adrian Wk 9 1970-71 Joe Sutter Wk 2 Steve Kirley Wk 5 Joe Sutter Wk 10 1971-72 John Falconi Wk 2 Joe Sutter Wk 3 John Falconi Wk 6 1972-73 T.J. Pecorak Wk 3 1973-74 John Falconi Wk 3 1974-75 Larry Horowitz Wk 1 1976-77 John Gerdy Wk 9 1977-78 Chris Dodds Wk 1 John Gerdy Wk 4 John Gerdy Wk 6 1978-79 John Gerdy Wk 8 John Gerdy Wk 11 1979-80 Rich DiBenedetto Wk 1

1980-81 Todd Haynes Todd Haynes Rich DiBenedetto 1981-82 Cliff Tribus Cliff Tribus 1982-83 Kenny Wilson Cliff Tribus 1983-84 Kenny Wilson 1984-85 Derek Rucker 1986-87 Jeff Himes Derek Rucker Chris Heineman 1987-88 Derek Rucker 1992-93 Detlef Musch Detlef Musch 1995-96 Brandon Williams Quinn Harwood 1996-97 Narcisse Ewodo 1997-98 Stephen Marshall 1999-00 Stephen Marshall 2001-02 Chris Pearson 2002-03 Wayne Bernard Brendan Winters Conor Grace 2003-04 Brendan Winters 2004-05 Brendan Winters Brendan Winters 2005-06 Ian Johnson Brendan Winters 2006-07 Stephen Curry Thomas Sander Jason Richards Stephen Curry Stephen Curry 2007-08 Stephen Curry Stephen Curry Stephen Curry Stephen Curry Stephen Curry 2008-09 Stephen Curry Stephen Curry Stephen Curry Stephen Curry Stephen Curry Stephen Curry Stephen Curry Stephen Curry

Wk 2 Wk 5 Wk 6 Wk 4 Wk 12 Wk 2 Wk 5 Wk 5 Wk 7 Wk 3 Wk 6 Wk 9 Wk 6 Wk 7 Wk 12 Wk 1 Wk 4 Wk 10 Wk 11 Wk 11 Wk 7 Wk 8 Wk 11 Wk 13 Wk 11 Wk 1 Wk 8 Nov. 29 Dec. 6 Nov. 21 Dec. 5 Dec. 19 Feb. 13 Feb. 20 Dec. 3 Jan. 28 Feb. 4 Feb. 11 Feb. 18 Nov. 18 Nov. 25 Dec. 9 Dec. 16 Jan. 20 Jan. 27 Feb. 3 March 3

soCon PlayeR of The MonTh 2004-05 Brendan Winters Nov. 2005-06 Brendan Winters Nov. Ian Johnson Dec. 2006-07 Stephen Curry Jan. Stephen Curry Feb. 2007-08 Stephen Curry Nov. Stephen Curry Dec. Stephen Curry Jan. Stephen Curry Feb. Stephen Curry Mar. 2008-09 Stephen Curry Nov. Stephen Curry Dec. Stephen Curry Jan. biG souTh TouRnaMenT ResulTs

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1991 4Th (6-8, 10-19) Winthrop 63- 48 W Coastal Carolina 55- 58 L (Anderson, S.C.) 1992 6Th (6-8, 11-17) Campbell 60- 69 L (Anderson, S.C.)

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SOUTHERN CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT RESULTS 1939 RaleiGh, n.C. 5Th (9-7, 19-9) Qtr Washington & Lee 43- 32 W Semis Clemson 33- 49 L 1943 RaleiGh, n.C. 4Th (7-4, 18-6) Qtr N.C. State 33- 30 W Semis George Washington 40- 47 L

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1944 RaleiGh, n.C. 6Th (3-4, 16-7) Virginia Tech 34- 38 L

1948 duRhaM n.C. 5Th (10-7, 19-9) Qtr Maryland 58- 51 W Semis Duke 39- 53 L

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1949 duRhaM n.C. 5Th (11-6, 18-8) William & Mary 50- 54 L

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1954 MoRGanToWn, W. va. 7Th (3-5, 7-15) Furman 68- 84 L

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1955 RiChMond, va. 7Th (4-6, 8-14) West Virginia 36- 74 L

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1956 RiChMond, va. 7Th (5-7, 10-15) West Virginia 53- 59 L 1957

1967 ChaRloTTe, n.C. 2nd (8-4, 15-12) Qtr Furman 64- 55 W Semis William & Mary 78- 65 W Finals West Virginia 65- 81 L 1968 ChaRloTTe, n.C. 1sT (9-1, 24-5) Qtr William & Mary 107-68 W Semis Furman 79- 63 W Finals West Virginia 87- 70 W 1969 ChaRloTTe, n.C. 1sT (9-0, 27-3) Qtr VMI Semis Richmond Finals East Carolina

99- 76 W 97- 83 W 102-76 W

1970 ChaRloTTe, n.C. 1sT (10-0, 22-5) Qtr VMI Semis William & Mary Finals Richmond

72- 46 W 78- 54 W 81- 61 W

1971 ChaRloTTe, n.C. 1sT (9-1, 15-11) Semis Furman 79- 83 L 1972 GReenville, s.C. 1sT (8-2, 19-9) Qtr Appalachian State 87- 77 W Semis East Carolina 77- 81 L

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RiChMond, va. 8Th (4-8, 7-20) West Virginia 51- 71 L

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1958 RiChMond, va. 8Th (4-8, 9-15) West Virginia 61- 91 L

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1959 RiChMond, va. 8Th (2-8, 9-15) West Virginia 65-100 L

1974 RiChMond, va. 3Rd (7-3, 18-9) Qtr The Citadel 82- 69 W Semis Richmond 68- 86 L

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1962 RiChMond, va. 5Th (5-6, 14-11) George Washington 81- 85 L

1975 WilliaMsbuRG, va. 6Th (4-6, 7-19) William & Mary 64- 78 L

Qtr VMI Semis Virginia Tech Finals West Virginia

108-75 W 75- 67 W 74- 79 L

1964 ChaRloTTe, n.C. 1sT (9-2, 22-4) Qtr The Citadel 91- 62 W Semis VMI 81- 82 L 1965 ChaRloTTe, n.C. 1sT (12-0, 24-2) Qtr VMI Semis West Virginia (OT)

1973 RiChMond, va. 1sT (9-1, 18-9) Qtr VMI Semis William & Mary Finals Furman

Qtr

86- 73 W 72- 74 L

1981 oPeninG Round siTes - davidson, n.C. T-1sT (11-5, 13-14) Qtr Marshall 77- 90 L 1982 oPeninG Rd. siTes ChaMPionshiP aT ChaRlesTon, W. va. 3Rd (9-7, 14-15) Qtr Furman 74- 66 W Semis The Citadel 57- 54 W Finals UT-Chattanooga 58- 69 L

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1983 ChaRlesTon, W. va. 5Th (8-8, 13-15) Western Carolina 62- 86 L

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1984 asheville, n.C. 8Th (5-11, 9-19) Marshall 68- 78 L

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1985 asheville, n.C. 7Th (6-10, 10-20) Marshall 71- 83 L

1986 asheville, n.C. T-2nd (10-6, 20-11) Qtr VMI 71- 62 W Semis East Tennessee State 74- 65 W Finals UT-Chattanooga 42- 40 W 1987 asheville, n.C. 3Rd (12-4, 20-10) Qtr VMI 93- 63 W Semis Western Carolina 85- 76 W Finals Marshall (OT) 64-66 L

Qtr 88- 77 W 79- 76 W 81- 99 L

1976 lexinGTon, va. 8Th (1-9, 5-21)

1963 RiChMond, va. 2nd (8-3, 20-7)

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1966 ChaRloTTe, n.C. 1sT (11-1, 21-7) Qtr The Citadel 79- 61 W Semis Richmond 84- 65 W Finals West Virginia 80- 69 W

1993 asheville, n.C. 5Th (10-8, 14-14) Qtr Marshall 67- 65 W Semis UT-Chattanooga 68- 72 L 1994 asheville, n.C. 2nd (13-5, 22-8) Qtr VMI Semis Western Carolina Finals UT-Chattanooga

Qtr

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VMI

69- 71 L

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1977 boone, n.C. 6Th (2-8, 5-22) Appalachian State 66- 71 L 1978 lexinGTon, va. 7Th (3-7, 9-18)

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VMI

80- 95 L

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1979 ChaRlesTon, s.C. 6Th (3-7, 8-19) The Citadel 76- 89 L

1988 asheville, n.C. 3Rd (9-7, 15-13) UT-Chattanooga 69- 83 L

71- 61 W 93- 89 W 64- 65 L

1995 asheville, n.C. 3Rd in noRTh (7-7, 14-13) Western Carolina 74- 78 L

1996 GReensboRo, n.C. 1sT in noRTh (14-0, 25-5) Qtr East Tennessee State 67- 43 W Semis Marshall 92- 77 W Finals Western Carolina 60- 69 L 1997 GReensboRo, n.C. T-1sT in noRTh (10-4, 18-10) Qtr The Citadel 83- 61 W Semis UT-Chattanooga 70- 77 L

1998 GReensboRo, n.C. T-1sT in noRTh (13-2, 20-10) Qtr Georgia Southern 74- 68 W Semis The Citadel 68- 59 W Finals Appalachian State 66- 62 W

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1999 GReensboRo, n.C. 2nd in noRTh (11-5, 16-11) Western Carolina 77- 82 L

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2000 GReenville, s.C. 2nd in noRTh (10-6, 15-13) Wofford 64- 65 L

2001 GReensboRo, n.C. 4Th in noRTh (7-9, 15-17) 1st Rd. Wofford 60- 57 W Qtr Coll. of Charleston 57- 54 W Semis UNC Greensboro 68- 73 L 2002 noRTh ChaRlesTon, s.C. T-1sT in noRTh (11-5, 21-10) Qtr The Citadel 71- 58 W Semis UNC Greensboro 68- 58 W Finals Furman 62- 57 W

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2003 noRTh ChaRlesTon, s.C. T-1sT in noRTh (11-5, 17-10) VMI 60- 66 L

2004 noRTh ChaRlesTon, s.C. T-1sT in souTh (11-5, 17-12) Qtr The Citadel 68- 61 W Semis ETSU 84- 96 L 2005 ChaTTanooGa, Tenn. 1sT in souTh (16-0, 23-9) Qtr Elon 67- 53 W Semis UNC Greensboro 68- 73 L 2006 noRTh ChaRlesTon, s.C. 2nd in souTh (10-5, 20-11) Qtr The Citadel 79- 73 W Semis Elon 65- 58 W Finals Chattanooga 80- 55 W 2007 noRTh ChaRlesTon, s.C. 1sT in souTh (17-1, 29-5) Qtr Chattanooga 78- 68 W Semis Furman 91- 68 W Finals Coll. of Charleston 72- 65 W 2008 noRTh ChaRlesTon, s.C. 1sT in souTh (20-0, 29-7) Qtr Wofford 82 -49 W Semis UNC Greensboro 82 -52 W Finals Elon 65 -49 W 2009 ChaTTanooGa, Tenn. 1sT in souTh (18-2, 26-6) Qtr Appalachian State 84-68 W Semis Coll. of Charleston 52-59 L

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2010 ChaRloTTe, n.C, 3Rd in souTh (11-7, 16-15) Elon 59-66 L


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