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Men’s Basketball Hosts St. Bonaventure Wednesday

by | Feb 23, 2021

Hyunjung Lee pictured in a game from last season.


Head Coach: Bob McKillop (Hofstra, 1972)
Career Record: 605-370 (32nd season), Record at Davidson: Same

Head Coach: Mark Schmidt (Boston College, 1985)
Career Record: 321-273 (20th season), Record at St. Bonaventure: 239-183 (14th season)

Date | Time: February 24, 2021 | 5:00 PM
Location: Davidson, N.C.
Site: John M. Belk Arena
Radio: Davidson Radio Network
Video: ESPN+
Live Stats:

Series Record: Davidson leads, 9-6
Streak: Lost 1
Last Meeting: 2/21/21 | St. Bona Won 69-58 (Reilly Center)
Last Davidson Win: 2/14/20 | Won 93-64 (Reilly Center)
Last St. Bona Win: 2/21/21 | Won 69-58 (Reilly Center)
First Meeting: 3/7/70 | St. Bonaventure Won 85-72 (NCAA)
Davidson Record at Home: 5-1
Davidson Record on Road: 2-4
Davidson Record at Neutral Site: 2-1
Bob McKillop‘s Record: 8-5

• Davidson and St. Bonaventure will meet for the second straight contest Wednesday at 5 p.m. inside Belk Arena.
• The Wildcats enter 11-6 overall and 6-3 in the league after falling to the Bonnies Sunday in Olean, N.Y., 69-58.
• It was Davidson’s first Atlantic 10 game in 28 days due to COVID-19 protocols.
• Prior to their setback at St. Bonaventure, the Wildcats were just one of seven unbeaten teams nationally on the road.
• Davidson is 75-42 in A-10 regular season play since joining the league in 2014-15.
•  Through 17 games, Davidson’s starting backcourt of Kellan Grady (17.9), Hyunjung Lee (13.6), and Carter Collins (12.2) are combining to average 43.7 points per game.
• The trio has combined for 15 20-point outings and accounted for 117 of the ‘Cats’ 168 3-pointers this season.
• Their 117 3-pointers made is more than 99 teams in the country.
• In addition, Lee also ranks among league leaders in field-goal percentage (11th/.517), 3-point field goal percentage (1st/.449), free-throw percentage (1st/.897) and 3-pointers made (5th/40).
• Grady is averaging 20.1 points and 5.0 rebounds over his last seven games, while shooting 59.0 percent from the floor, including 29-of-56 from long range.
• A year ago, he averaged 20.6 points, shot 51.7 percent from the floor and made 25-of-51 from 3-point land the last 11 games.
• As a team, the ‘Cats have outrebounded their opponents in 15 of the first 17 contests and hold a +6.8 margin on the glass, which is second to only Saint Louis in the conference.

• Despite six 3-pointers and 18 points from Hyunjung Lee, Davidson fell at St. Bonaventure, 69-58, Sunday afternoon in Atlantic 10 men’s basketball at the Reilly Center.
• Playing its first conference game in 28 days, Davidson also got 18 points from senior Kellan Grady, who finished 7-of-12 from the floor and handed out 5 assists.
• After a Grady triple cut the deficit to 44-43 with 12:45 left, the Bonnies responded with three straight 3-pointers of their own to push the margin to double digits.
• Davidson got to within four on another Lee trey, but St. Bona stretched the lead back to double digits as the Wildcats went the remaining 5:08 without a field goal.
• The ‘Cats drilled 13 3-pointers, but connected on just 39.6 percent of their attempts overall.
• Jaren Holmes (19) and Kyle Lofton (18) each scored in double figures for the Bonnies, who hit a season-high 11 3-pointers and a held a 39-25 margin on the glass.
• Davidson, which trailed by just two at the break and grabbed the lead with a Luka Brajkovic three to start the second half, finished with just six turnovers.

• Davidson will conclude its regular season Saturday with a 2 p.m. nationally-televised (ESPNU) contest against VCU inside Belk Arena.

• One of the Wildcats’ philosophies is to get better every day, and Davidson has seen the fruits of that labor at the end of the year.
• Since 2003-04, the Wildcats own a 104-30 record in the month of February.
• Davidson is 48-27 in March during that time.

• Through 17 games, Davidson’s starting backcourt of Kellan Grady (17.9), Hyunjung Lee (13.6), and Carter Collins (12.2) are combining to average 43.7 points per game.
• In addition, the trio is averaging 13.2 rebounds while shooting 49.7% from the floor and 41.3% (117-283 | 6.9 per game) from 3-point land.
• Grady, Lee and Collins have also combined for 15 20-point outings.

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