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Sullivan Named Men’s Basketball Director of Student-Athlete Development

by | Sep 12, 2018 | Sports

Brian Sullivan, Davidson Class of 2016, is returning to his alma mater to join the Bob McKillop’s staff.

DAVIDSON, N.C. – Former standout Brian Sullivan ’16 has joined the Davidson men’s basketball staff as the Director of Student-Athlete Development, head coach Bob McKillop announced on Tuesday.

Sullivan played professional basketball in Australia and Europe after graduating in 2016.

“It’s a joy to have Brian back on campus,” said McKillop. “His character embodies our program’s commitment to excellence. Throughout his entire Davidson career, he was a model as a student-athlete. All of our players, especially the young ones, will benefit significantly from their interaction with Brian. We are so happy to have him on our staff.”

Sullivan, a two-time all-conference performer, finished his Wildcat career ranked among all-time leaders in scoring (28th/1,257 points), 3-pointers made (2nd/272) and 3-point field-goal percentage (10th/.381).

In addition, Sullivan helped Davidson to a 64-34 overall record, 39-13 conference mark and three postseason appearances (1 – NCAA, 2 – NIT).

“I am thrilled to return to Davidson College,” Sullivan said. “This school and program have given me so much and I am excited for the opportunity to be a part of it as a coach.”

Sullivan went on to play three seasons professionally, including most recently in Australia. Prior to his stint with the Joondalup City Wolves, he also played in Germany and the Czech Republic.

A native of Upper Arlington, Ohio, Sullivan graduated from Davidson in 2016 with a degree in Sociology.

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