2011–12 Davidson Wildcats men's basketball team

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2011–12 Davidson Wildcats men's basketball
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SoCon Tournament Champions
SoCon South Division Champions
NCAA Tournament West Region 13 Seed, Second Round
Conference Southern Conference South
2011–12 record 25–8 (16–2 SoCon)
Head coach Bob McKillop
Assistant coach Matt Matheny
Assistant coach Jim Fox
Assistant coach Matt McKillop
Home arena John M. Belk Arena
Seasons
« 2010–11 2012–13 »
2011–12 Southern Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
North
UNC Greensboro 10 8   .556     13 19   .406
Elon 9 9   .500     15 16   .484
Samford 8 10   .444     11 19   .367
Western Carolina 8 10   .444     17 18   .486
Appalachian State 7 11   .389     13 18   .419
Chattanooga 5 13   .278     11 21   .344
South
Davidson 16 2   .889     25 8   .758
Georgia Southern 12 6   .667     15 15   .500
Wofford 12 6   .667     19 14   .576
College of Charleston 10 8   .556     19 12   .613
Furman 8 10   .444     15 16   .484
The Citadel 3 15   .167     6 24   .200
SoCon Tournament winner
As of March 15, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011–12 Davidson Wildcats men's basketball team represented Davidson College in NCAA men's Division I competition. The Wildcats were coached by Bob McKillop in his 23rd year and played their home games at John M. Belk Arena. They compete in the Southern Conference's South Division. They finished the season 25–8, 16–2 in SoCon play to be crowned South Division Champions and overall regular season champions. They were the champions of the SoCon Basketball Tournament to earn the conference's automatic bid into the 2012 NCAA Tournament where they lost in the first round to Louisville.

Roster[edit]

No. Position Year Player
1 Tunisia F Fr Youssef Mejri
2 United States G Fr Mason Archie II
4 United States G Fr Tyler Kalinoski
5 United States G Jr J.P. Kuhlman
12 Canada G Jr Nik Cochran
14 United States G So Clay Tormey
15 United States F Jr Jake Cohen
20 United States SG Sr Will Reigel
No. Position Year Player
22 Scotland F Fr Ali Mackay
23 United States G So Tom Droney
24 United States F So De'Mon Brooks
25 United States SG Sr A.J Atkinson
34 Nigeria PF Sr Frank Ben-Eze
35 Sweden G So Chris Czerapowicz
40 United States F Jr Clint Mann

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Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Exhibition
October 29, 2011* 7:00 pm Lenoir-Rhyne John M. Belk ArenaDavidson, NC W 81–44  2,304[2]  
Regular Season
November 11, 2011* 8:00 pm Guilford John M. Belk Arena • Davidson, NC W 111–64  3,423[3] 1–0
November 14, 2011* 8:15 pm Richmond John M. Belk Arena • Davidson, NC W 74–61  3,887[4] 2–0
November 18, 2011* 6:00 pm at #6 Duke Cameron Indoor StadiumDurham, NC L 69–82  9,314[5] 2–1
November 21, 2011* 8:15 pm Presbyterian John M. Belk Arena • Davidson, NC W 68–54  3,060[6] 3–1
November 26, 2011* 2:00 pm at UNC Wilmington Trask ColiseumWilmington, NC W 70–67  2,854[7] 4–1
December 1, 2011 7:00 pm at Wofford Benjamin Johnson ArenaSpartanburg, SC ESPN3 W 72–69  1,412[8] 5–1 (1–0)
December 3, 2011 7:00 pm Furman John M. Belk Arena • Davidson, NC W 86–65  3,573[9] 6–1 (2–0)
December 7, 2011* 7:00 pm Vanderbilt John M. Belk Arena • Davidson, NC ESPN3 L 83–87  4,475[10] 6–2
December 10, 2011* 7:00 pm at Charlotte Halton ArenaCharlotte, NC L 61–84  7,551[11] 6–3
December 19, 2011* 9:00 pm vs. #11 Kansas Sprint CenterKansas City, MO ESPNU W 80–74  18,757[12] 7–3
December 22, 2011* 7:00 pm at Massachusetts Mullins CenterAmherst, MA L 65–73  3,821[13] 7–4
December 29, 2011* 7:00 pm Penn John M. Belk Arena • Davidson, NC W 70–75  4,064[14] 8–4
January 5, 2012 7:00 pm at UNC Greensboro Greensboro ColiseumGreensboro, NC W 92–63  2,529[15] 9–4 (3–0)
January 7, 2012 12:00 pm Georgia Southern John M. Belk Arena • Davidson, NC W 96–74  3,395[16] 10–4 (4–0)
January 12, 2012 7:00 pm Western Carolina John M. Belk Arena • Davidson, NC W 88–67  3,293[17] 11–4 (5–0)
January 14, 2012 2:00 pm at Appalachian State Holmes CenterBoone, NC W 83–79  2,071[18] 12–4 (6–0)
January 19, 2012 7:00 pm College of Charleston John M. Belk Arena • Davidson, NC W 87–69  4,127[19] 13–4 (7–0)
January 21, 2012 7:00 pm The Citadel John M. Belk Arena • Davidson, NC W 80–51  4,546[20] 14–4 (8–0)
January 26, 2012 7:00 pm at Chattanooga McKenzie ArenaChattanooga, TN W 64–63  2,847[21] 15–4 (9–0)
January 28, 2012 5:00 pm at Samford Pete Hanna CenterHomewood, AL L 74–77  1,257[22] 15–5 (9–1)
February 1, 2012 7:00 pm at Furman Timmons ArenaGreenville, SC W 71–53  2,324[23] 16–5 (10–1)
February 4, 2012 4:00 pm Chattanooga John M. Belk Arena • Davidson, NC W 88–61  4,583[24] 17–5 (11–1)
February 6, 2012 7:00 pm Wofford John M. Belk Arena • Davidson, NC W 76–54  3,864[25] 18–5 (12–1)
February 9, 2012 7:00 pm at The Citadel McAlister Field HouseCharleston, SC W 77–66  2,289[26] 19–5 (13–1)
February 11, 2012 12:00 pm at College of Charleston TD Arena • Charleston, SC L 78–86  5,112[27] 19–6 (13–2)
February 15, 2012 7:00 pm Samford John M. Belk Arena • Davidson, NC W 81–54  3,686[28] 20–6 (14–2)
February 18, 2012* 12:00 pm #24 Wichita State John M. Belk Arena • Davidson, NC
(ESPN Bracketbusters)
ESPN2 L 74–91  5,223[29] 20–7
February 23, 2012 7:00 pm Elon John M. Belk Arena • Davidson, NC W 66–45  4,154[30] 21–7 (15–2)
February 25, 2012 7:00 pm at Georgia Southern Hanner FieldhouseStatesboro, GA W 71–54  6,364 22–7 (16–2)
Southern Conference Tournament
March 3, 2012 6:00 pm vs. Furman U.S. Cellular CenterAsheville, NC
(Quarterfinals)
ESPN3 W 73–54  5,432 23–7
March 4, 2012 8:30 pm vs. Elon U.S. Cellular Center • Asheville, NC
(Semifinals)
ESPN3 W 83–67  6,364 24–7
March 5, 2012 9:00 pm vs. Western Carolina U.S. Cellular Center • Asheville, NC
(Championship Game)
ESPN2 W 93–91 2OT 6,049 25–7
2012 NCAA Tournament
March 15, 2012* 1:40 pm vs. #17 (W 4) Louisville #(W 13) Rose GardenPortland, OR
(2nd round)
TBS L 62–69  17,519 25–8
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time (#) during NCAA Tournament is seed with Region.

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