Chick Davies (basketball)

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Chick Davies
Sport(s) Basketball
Biographical details
Born March 1900 (1900-03)
New Castle, Pennsylvania
Died April 15, 1985(1985-04-15) (aged 85)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1924–1948 Duquesne
Head coaching record
Overall 314–106
Tournaments 1–1 (NCAA)
2–3 (NIT)

Charles Robinson "Chick" Davies (March 1900 – April 15, 1985) was an American basketball coach. He served as the head men's basketball coach at Duquesne University from 1924 to 1948, compiling a record of 314–106. Davies' teams played in one NCAA tournament and three National Invitation Tournaments. He led Duquesne to the 1940 NCAA Final Four as well as the 1940 NIT championship game, where the Dukes lost to Colorado. Davies was born in March 1900 in New Castle, Pennsylvania. He died on April 15, 1985, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Duquesne Dukes (Independent) (1924–1948)
1924–25 Duquesne 12–6
1925–26 Duquesne 15–4
1926–27 Duquesne 16–4
1927–28 Duquesne 15–7
1928–29 Duquesne 12–8
1929–30 Duquesne 18–10
1930–31 Duquesne 12–6
1931–32 Duquesne 14–6
1932–33 Duquesne 15–1
1933–34 Duquesne 19–2
1934–35 Duquesne 18–1
1935–36 Duquesne 14–3
1936–37 Duquesne 13–6
1937–38 Duquesne 6–11
1938–39 Duquesne 14–4
1939–40 Duquesne 20–3 NCAA Final Four, NIT Runner–up
1940–41 Duquesne 17–3 NIT Quarterfinals
1941–42 Duquesne 15–6
1942–43 Duquesne 12–7
1946–47 Duquesne 20–2 NIT Quarterfinals
1947–48 Duquesne 17–6
Duquesne: 314–106 (.748)
Total: 314–106 (.748)

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Duquesne coach Chick Davies dead at 85". Pittsburgh Press. April 15, 1985. p. 13. Retrieved May 30, 2013 – via Google News.