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
Division 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]

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

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

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Schedule[edit]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
City, State
Exhibition
October 29, 2011
7:00 pm
Lenoir-Rhyne* W 81–44   
John M. Belk Arena (2,304[2])
Davidson, North Carolina
Regular Season
November 11, 2011
8:00 pm
Guilford* W 111–64  1–0
John M. Belk Arena (3,423[3])
Davidson, North Carolina
November 14, 2011
8:15 pm
Richmond* W 74–61  2–0
John M. Belk Arena (3,887[4])
Davidson, North Carolina
November 18, 2011
6:00 pm
at No. 6 Duke* L 69–82  2–1
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314[5])
Durham, North Carolina
November 21, 2011
8:15 pm
Presbyterian* W 68–54  3–1
John M. Belk Arena (3,060[6])
Davidson, North Carolina
November 26, 2011
2:00 pm
at UNC Wilmington* W 70–67  4–1
Trask Coliseum (2,854[7])
Wilmington, North Carolina
December 1, 2011
7:00 pm, ESPN3
at Wofford W 72–69  5–1 (1–0)
Benjamin Johnson Arena (1,412[8])
Spartanburg, South Carolina
December 3, 2011
7:00 pm
Furman W 86–65  6–1
(2–0)
John M. Belk Arena (3,573[9])
Davidson, North Carolina
December 7, 2011
7:00 pm, ESPN3
Vanderbilt* L 83–87  6–2
John M. Belk Arena (4,475[10])
Davidson, North Carolina
December 10, 2011
7:00 pm
at Charlotte* L 61–84  6–3
Halton Arena (7,551[11])
Charlotte, North Carolina
December 19, 2011
9:00 pm, ESPNU
vs. No. 11 Kansas* W 80–74  7–3
Sprint Center (18,757[12])
Kansas City, Missouri
December 22, 2011
7:00 pm
at Massachusetts* L 65–73  7–4
Mullins Center (3,821[13])
Amherst, Massachusetts
December 29, 2011
7:00 pm
Penn* W 70–75  8–4
John M. Belk Arena (4,064[14])
Davidson, North Carolina
January 5, 2012
7:00 pm
at UNC Greensboro W 92–63  9–4
(3–0)
Greensboro Coliseum (2,529[15])
Greensboro, North Carolina
January 7, 2012
12:00 pm
Georgia Southern W 96–74  10–4
(4–0)
John M. Belk Arena (3,395[16])
Davidson, North Carolina
January 12, 2012
7:00 pm
Western Carolina W 88–67  11–4
(5–0)
John M. Belk Arena (3,293[17])
Davidson, North Carolina
January 14, 2012
2:00 pm
at Appalachian State W 83–79  12–4
(6–0)
Holmes Center (2,071[18])
Boone, North Carolina
January 19, 2012
7:00 pm
College of Charleston W 87–69  13–4
(7–0)
John M. Belk Arena (4,127[19])
Davidson, North Carolina
January 21, 2012
7:00 pm
The Citadel W 80–51  14–4
(8–0)
John M. Belk Arena (4,546[20])
Davidson, North Carolina
January 26, 2012
7:00 pm
at Chattanooga W 64–63  15–4
(9–0)
McKenzie Arena (2,847[21])
Chattanooga, Tennessee
January 28, 2012
5:00 pm
at Samford L 74–77  15–5
(9–1)
Pete Hanna Center (1,257[22])
Homewood, Alabama
February 1, 2012
7:00 pm
at Furman W 71–53  16–5
(10–1)
Timmons Arena (2,324[23])
Greenville, South Carolina
February 4, 2012
4:00 pm
Chattanooga W 88–61  17–5
(11–1)
John M. Belk Arena (4,583[24])
Davidson, North Carolina
February 6, 2012
7:00 pm
Wofford W 76–54  18–5
(12–1)
John M. Belk Arena (3,864[25])
Davidson, North Carolina
February 9, 2012
7:00 pm
at The Citadel W 77–66  19–5
(13–1)
McAlister Field House (2,289[26])
Charleston, South Carolina
February 11, 2012
12:00 pm
at College of Charleston L 78–86  19–6
(13–2)
TD Arena (5,112[27])
Charleston, South Carolina
February 15, 2012
7:00 pm
Samford W 81–54  20–6
(14–2)
John M. Belk Arena (3,686[28])
Davidson, North Carolina
February 18, 2012
12:00 pm, ESPN2
No. 24 Wichita State*
ESPN Bracketbusters
L 74–91  20–7
John M. Belk Arena (5,223[29])
Davidson, North Carolina
February 23, 2012
7:00 pm
Elon W 66–45  21–7
(15–2)
John M. Belk Arena (4,154[30])
Davidson, North Carolina
February 25, 2012
7:00 pm
at Georgia Southern W 71–54  22–7
(16–2)
Hanner Fieldhouse (6,364)
Statesboro, Georgia
Southern Conference Tournament
March 3, 2012
6:00 pm, ESPN3
vs. Furman
Quarterfinals
W 73–54  23–7
U.S. Cellular Center (5,432)
Asheville, North Carolina
March 4, 2012
8:30 pm, ESPN3
vs. Elon
Semifinals
W 83–67  24–7
U.S. Cellular Center (6,364)
Asheville, North Carolina
March 5, 2012
9:00 pm, ESPN2
vs. Western Carolina
Championship Game
W 93–91 2OT 25–7
U.S. Cellular Center (6,049)
Asheville, North Carolina
2012 NCAA Tournament
March 15, 2012
1:40 pm, TBS
No. (W 13) vs. No. 17 (W 4) Louisville*
2nd round
L 62–69  25–8
Rose Garden (17,519)
Portland, Oregon
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time (#) during NCAA Tournament is seed with Region.

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References[edit]

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