Davidson Wildcats Basketball Schedule
The Davidson Wildcats are getting ready to hit the floor for another exciting
season that will surely have all of Davidson, North Carolina buzzing with college hoops fever. Belk Arena, the home of the
Wildcats, is one of the most electrifying places in the country to catch a college hoops game and this year expectations for
the team are at an all time high as the Wildcats play their first season in the Atlantic 10. Last season the Wildcats found
great success in their final year in the Southern Conference, finishing in first place with a 15-1 conference record. The
Wildcats have long been one of the top teams in their conference and they will be looking to continue that tradition as they
move on to the more competitive A-10. The Wildcats are always able to get their fans on their feet with clutch three pointers,
lock down defense, impressive dunks, and incredible passing and there is not a better place in the country than Belk Arena
to catch a game.
This will be the first year that the Davidson Wildcats will have to go up against all of the toughest
teams in the Atlantic 10 includingSt. Louis, Virginia Commonwealth, George Washington, Saint Joseph's, Massachusetts, La Salle,
Dayton, Richmond, Duquesne, St. Bonaventure, Rhode Island, George Mason, and Fordham as they attempt to make a big move up
the conference standings in hopes of positioning themselves for a top seed in the conference tournament en route to an automatic
NCAA Tournament bid. Making your way through the tough A-10 regular season is quite a daunting task but the Wildcats seem
to have enough talent to make some serious noise in the conference this year. The Wildcats will be looking to get all of the
support they can from their hometown fans for big games at Belk Arena so be sure to get your tickets from StubHub as soon
as possible so you can get in on all of the excitement.
Davidson Wildcats Basketball History
Wildcats were one of the most dominant teams in the Southern Conference but they will need to step up their game as they make
a move up to the Atlantic 10 and take on much tougher competition during the regular season. The Wildcats shot to national
prominence when they made impressive Tournament appearances in 2007 and 2008 behind the play of current NBA superstar Steph
Davidson Wildcats Basketball Conference
The Davidson Wildcats are members of the Atlantic 10 which
is one of the best college basketball conferences in the country and has been for a long time. The A-10 has occasionally been
underrated by those not too familiar with NCAA basketball but with the addition of some new high quality teams in recent years
it has become a conference that is impossible to overlook. There are 14 universities who participate in Atlantic 10 basketball:
St. Louis, Virginia Commonwealth, George Washington, Saint Joseph's, Massachusetts, La Salle, Dayton, Richmond, Duquesne,
St. Bonaventure, Rhode Island, George Mason, Davidson, and Fordham. There are several long-standing rivalries within the conference
including the cross-town rivalry between La Salle and Saint Joeseph's who are both former Big 5 members, the in-state rivalry
between Richmond and Virginia Commonwealth, and the "Battle of the Rams" between Fordham and Rhode Island. With the recent
additions of teams like Davidson, VCU, and Saint Louis expect new rivalries to develop within the conference as all of these
teams continually to face off against one another several times a year during Atlantic 10 play. If you are looking to catch
some top notch college basketball action, the A-10 is the place to be. As the conference continues to grow and gain more and
more national attention, every team in the conference will improve and not only make a mark on the conference but the national
college hoops landscape.
Attending a top college basketball game is one of the best experiences
to be found in sports. Many of the best student athletes in the world take the court in college basketball, when this is combined
with some of the most passionate fans in all of sports there is an atmosphere in the arena that cannot be found anywhere else.
When you set foot inside Belk Arena for a Davidson Wildcats home basketball game this will all be clear. As the teams set
up for opening jump ball the fans get on their feet and loudly cheer for their alma mater and hometown favorites. The game
continues full of end to end action, big time shots, and clutch defensive stops. All of a sudden the clock is winding down
in the second half and the two sides are wrapped up in yet another tight contest. Your palms get sweaty with each trip down
the floor and each time a player from your favorite team lets loose a shot you hold your breath until the ball tickles the
twine. This continues until the final buzzer when the Wildcats' side erupts after another big win and their fans exit of the
arena in jubilation. The moment you leave Belk Arena you will want to immediately start planning your next trip to the venue
to cheer on the Wildcats.
The Wildcats have been in the NCAA Tournament 12 times, making it to
the Elite Eight three times, most recently in 2008.