Davidson-Dayton Takeaways

Rarely, has one game elucidated so much. Here are some key takeaways: Obi Toppin Should be in the POY Conversation I feel like basketball players are evaluated by three broad metrics: classic…

The Rise of the Freshman

This has been a down year for the A-10. With Davidson's hot start and VCU's steady run, there is still a minute chance the conference grabs three bids. But one bid remains a more likely possibility than three. That said, the future of…

Does Davidson have a shot against UNC?

Davidson's recent history against UNC is lot like the A-10's performance against strong out of conference competition this season: a lot of close games, but not much to show for it in the win column. In 2007-2008, Davidson lost to UNC…

The Three Bid League is Dead

Coming into this weekend, the Atlantic-10 had four teams that had emerged as Kenpom top 100 squads. Davidson was the most consistent team in the league. SLU had been a menace on defense, and its shooting had improved. VCU had earned a key…

Davidson’s Surprising Concern

Davidson survived a road game this weekend against UNC Wilmington because of its star players Kellan Grady and Jon Axel Gudmundsson. The duo combined for 50 points on 65% shooting from the field, 42% shooting from deep, and a perfect 11 of…