Conference Unveils 2022-23 Men’s Basketball Slate
Highlighted by 14 nationally-televised contests, the Atlantic 10 Conference announced Davidson’s 2022-23 men’s basketball league schedule Wednesday morning.
The Wildcats, who captured the 2021-22 regular season title with a program-best 15-3 record, will open their 18-game conference slate Dec. 28 at Fordham before returning home for two straight against Dayton (Dec. 31) and league newcomer Loyola-Chicago (Jan. 4).
Davidson will play four of its next five on the road beginning with a Jan. 7 trip to VCU. The stretch includes three straight (George Mason, Dayton, La Salle) away from home following a matchup with last year’s tournament champion, Richmond, inside John M. Belk Arena Jan. 11.
Since joining the A-10 in 2014-15, Davidson has won two regular season titles (2015, 2022), a tournament title (2018), made three NCAA Tournaments (2015, 2018, 2022) and totaled 91 league wins (11.3 per year). The Wildcats have recorded an average finish of 4.0 in the 14-team conference and made the tournament semifinals each year.
The ‘Cats will conclude the month of January with back-to-back home games against Saint Louis (Jan. 27), which many have tabbed the preseason favorite, and VCU (Jan. 31).
The second half of the schedule will include road contests against UMass (Feb. 4), Saint Louis (Feb. 15), Duquesne (Feb. 26) and Rhode Island (March 4).
Additionally, the Wildcats will entertain Fordham (Jan. 11), Saint Joseph’s (Jan. 18), St. Bonaventure (Feb. 22) and George Washington (March 1).
The 2023 Atlantic 10 Men’s Basketball Championship will be played March 8-12 and will return to Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Davidson has appeared in two title games in the last four years, while advancing to semifinal Saturday every season since joining the league.