Game Day Links
Raleigh N&O - UNC looking for turnaround
Charlotte Observer - Davidson, North Carolina not your normal matchup
Charlotte Observer - Tar Heels streaks could be in jeopardy
Greensboro N&R - McKillop there at beginning for Doherty
Durham H-S - Doherty meeting his mentor
W-S Journal - Heels hope to bounce back against Wildcats
Official Site - Davidson Basketball
Davidson lost their season opener to Charlotte, 65-61 (link).
Background Location: Davidson, N.C. Enrollment: 1,652 Conference: Southern Nickname: Wildcats Colors: Red and Black Head Coach: Bob McKillop Record at HU: 184-161 Last year Record: 15-17 Conference finish: 7-9, 4th Postseason success: Beat top-seeded Charleston, 57-54, in SoCon 2nd round Lost to UNC Greensboro, 73-68, in SoCon semifinals Key losses: None Top returning: Emeka Erege (6-5, F, Sr.) 11.9 ppg, 5.8 rpg Chris Pearson (6-9, F, Jr.) 7.8 ppg, 6.8 rpg Martin Ides (7-2, C, Sr.) 8.8 ppg, 5.6 rpg
Note: Three Wildcats have been suspended indefinitely for academic reasons - Jr. G Wayne Bernard (13.7 pts), Jr. F Michel Lusakueno (1.8 pts, 2.0 reb) and So. G Nick Booker (4.3 pts, 3.5 reb). They sat out the season opener and their status for tonight is unknown.