Women’s Basketball Returns to League Action Wednesday at Dayton
DAVIDSON, N.C. — The Davidson women’s basketball team returns to league play on Wednesday at 7 p.m. for an Atlantic 10 match up with the Dayton Flyers from inside UD Arena.
The ‘Cats are back in action after a 10-day hiatus, with live coverage available at davidsonwildcats.com.coverage and @DavidsonWBB on Twitter and Instagram.
INSIDE THE SERIES
- Dayton, a perennial league-power and seven-time regular season champs, holds the all-time series advantage at a 11-0 clip over the Wildcats.
- Davidson met the Flyers twice last season, once in the regular season and later in the A-10 quarterfinal round.
- In the Atlantic 10 tournament meeting, Issy Morgan dropped 18 points on the Flyers and rallied the ‘Cats on a 14-point comeback to force overtime before ultimately falling, 60-55.
- The last five outcomes between Dayton and Davidson have been decided by 10 points or less.
LAST TIME OUT
Davidson’s last contest was a New Year’s Day tip off against the Fordham Rams in the Bronx. The conference opening game aired on CBS Sports Network, where the Wildcats led for 23 minutes of play before the Rams charged back with a 53 percent shooting effort in the final quarter to win the contest, 67-64.
SCOUTING THE FLYERS
Dayton continues Atlantic 10 play with a 2-12 record overall and 1-2 league mark. The Flyers have recorded both their wins in the last four contests and are led by redshirt junior Destiny Bohanan with 12.7 points per game while senior Mariah Perez is chipping in 10.5 points and 8.2 rebounds per contest.
DECEMBER TO REMEMBER
The Wildcats won five of their last six contests in December, after going 2-6 in the month of November. Davidson’s magical month included wins over Jacksonville State, UNC Greensboro, Elon, cross-county rival Charlotte & Morgan State, while the lone loss came to #6 NC State. The ‘Cats averaged 68.1 points per game, shot 45.8 percent overall and shot 50 percent or better in three games during this December stretch.