Seth Davis

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Seth Davis
Born Connecticut, United States
Alma mater Duke University
Occupation Writer, author, sports commentator
Parent(s) Lanny Davis
Elaine Charney

Seth Davis is a writer for Sports Illustrated magazine and an in-studio analyst for CBS' NCAA men's college basketball coverage with Clark Kellogg, Doug Gottlieb, and host Greg Gumbel.


Davis attended Duke University, graduating in 1992 with a degree in political science. He was host of a sports related cable television show on Cable 13, and was also a sports columnist for the university's daily campus newspaper, The Chronicle.

Davis began writing at Sports Illustrated in July 1995. He is currently a staff writer for SI and authors the Inside College Basketball column during the college basketball season. Before joining Sports Illustrated, Davis spent several years at The New Haven Register, where he wrote about various sports, including the NFL, NBA, college basketball and local high school sports.

In 2003, his book Equinunk, Tell Your Story: My Return to Summer Camp about his experiences as a camp counselor, was published. His second book When March Went Mad,[1] was published in 2009.

He was also a reporter on The NFL Today.

In 2013, Davis joined Campus Insiders,, as an on air host for their all digital network. The Seth Davis Show launched on August 26th and can be seen live Monday and Friday at 1:30EST


Davis was born and raised in Potomac, Maryland, and graduated from The Bullis School in 1988.

Davis is the son of Elaine Charney and Lanny Davis, advisor for former President Bill Clinton, .[2][3]

Davis has performed stand-up comedy in various clubs throughout New York City.[4]


  • Equinunk, Tell Your Story: My Return to Summer Camp (2002)
  • When March Went Mad: The Game That Transformed Basketball (2009)
  • Wooden: A Coach's Life (2014)


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  2. ^ The New York Times
  3. ^ The New York Times
  4. ^ CBS Sports

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