Men’s Basketball Heads to Dayton for Meeting with Wright State
DAVIDSON WILDCATS (1-0, 0-0 A-10)
Head Coach: Matt McKillop (Davidson, 2006)
Career Record: 1-0 (1st season), Record at Davidson: Same
WRIGHT STATE RAIDERS (0-0, 0-0 HORIZON)
Head Coach: Scott Nagy (Delta State, 1988)
Career Record: 541-302 (28th season), Record at Wright State: 131-62 (7th season)
Location: Dayton, Ohio
Site (Capacity): Nutter Center (8,000)
Radio: Davidson Radio Network
Live Stats: DavidsonWildcats.com
Last Meeting: N/A
Last Davidson Win: N/A
Last Wright State Win: N/A
First Meeting: November 9, 2022
Davidson Record at Home: 0-0
Davidson Record on Road: 0-0
Davidson Record at Neutral Site: 0-0
Matt McKillop‘s Record: 0-0
- Davidson opened its 2022-23 campaign with an 87-64 win over Guilford Monday evening inside John. M. Belk Arena.
- Preseason all-conference selection Foster Loyer led five Wildcats in double figures with a game-high 30 points, including a 6-of-8 effort from 3-point range.
- It was the first win of the Matt McKillop coaching era.
- In addition, Davidson improved to 77-33 (.700) all-time in season openers.
- Davidson and Wright State have never met on the hardwood.
LAST TIME OUT | DAVIDSON 87, GUILFORD 64
- Foster Loyer scored a game-high 30 points and led the Davidson Wildcats to an 87-64 season-opening win over Guilford Monday night in Belk Arena.
- Loyer scored 18 of his points in the first half, helping the Wildcats to an 11-point lead at the break, and hit six of eight 3-point attempts, while four other Wildcats also scored in double figures.
- Sam Mennenga added a double-double with 11 points and 11 boards, while fellow returner Grant Huffman scored 13 points. Freshman Reed Bailey had 10 points in his college debut, and transfer David Skogman added 12 points in his first game as a Wildcat.
- Transfer Connor Kochera joined Loyer, Huffman, Mennenga and Bailey in the starting five and had nine rebounds.
- The Wildcats shot 44.1 percent from 3-point range (15-of-34), led for 38:36 of the contest and by as many as 25 following Sean Logan’s trey with 25 seconds to play.
- Guilford, a Division III power, was led by Jorden Davis, who scored 16 points and Gabe Proctor, who added 11.
- The Quakers’ only lead was 2-0, but the Wildcats scored the game’s next eight points — starting with a Loyer three — and led from there.
- Davidson returns home for a 2 p.m. tip against VMI Sunday afternoon inside Belk Arena.