Davidson Preview

The Tar Heels look to bounce back tonight against Davidson College. The game tips off at 7:00 p.m. at the Dean E. Smith Center and will be regionally broadcasted by Fox Sports South. (see story for online radio link)

Internet Radio Broadcast

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.


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