- Jan 25, 2021
Cover photo from @DavidsonMBB on Twitter.
Bob McKillop’s 33rd season with Davidson has been quite the story so far. The Wildcats were picked to finish 6th in the Atlantic 10 at the beginning of the season. Instead, they won the regular season and nearly won the conference tournament. Davidson started 1-2, including losing in the first round of the Myrtle Beach Invitational to New Mexico State. They then would string together 15 straight wins, which at one point led the nation. This win streak included their signature win, a victory over then-10th-ranked Alabama in Birmingham. This was their first top-10 win since Steph Curry and Davidson had two in the 2008 NCAA Tournament. Over this win streak, Davidson would also receive their first AP Top 25 ranking since 2015.
The fun continued after the win streak ended. In the game after their steak-ending loss, Bob McKillop coached his 1,000th game in a win over La Salle. Davidson ended up finishing first in the conference...