Atlantic 10 Pairings Announced for 2017-18 Men’s Basketball Season

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Atlantic 10 Conference on Wednesday announced the 2017-18 men’s basketball schedule pairings. For the fourth consecutive season, the 14 members will play an 18-game conference slate.   The Wildcats, who have won a combined 32 league games and advanced to the A-10 semifinals in each of their first three years as members, will play home/home series with Fordham, George Washington, Rhode Island, Richmond and St. Bonaventure.   In addition, Davidson will host La Salle, Massachusetts, Saint Joseph’s and Saint Louis, while also traveling to Dayton, Duquesne, George Mason and VCU.   There will be 126 conference games, which will allow teams to face each league opponent once and five teams twice….

Gibbs And Aldridge Earn All-League Honors

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – For the second straight season Jack Gibbs of the Davidson men’s basketball team has been selected first-team all-conference, while teammate Peyton Aldridge earned second-team recognition, as announced by the Atlantic 10 Tuesday.   In addition to ranking first and third in the A-10, averaging 22.0 and 20.6 points per game, respectively, Gibbs and Aldridge are the second highest scoring duo in the nation and have combined for 36 20-point outings and eight 30-point efforts this season.   Named to the A-10’s second-team as a sophomore, Gibbs is just three rebounds shy of becoming the first player in school history with 1,500 points, 400 rebounds and 400 assists. He is also fourth…

Nick Booker Returns to Alma Mater; Named Director of Men’s Basketball Operations

DAVIDSON, N.C. – Former Davidson men’s basketball player Nick Booker, has been named the team’s Director of Operations, as announced Friday by head coach Bob McKillop.   Prior to returning to his alma mater, Booker spent the previous six years on the coaching staff at UC Irvine. He was the director of operations in 2010-11, before being promoted to assistant coach the following season.   “What a joy to welcome back Nick Booker to Davidson Basketball,” said McKillop. “Nick has distinguished himself as a superb assistant coach. He has contributed significantly to the growth and success of the UC Irvine program. He comes to us very well versed in all aspects of college coaching. I…

Winter Can’t Stop The Farmer’s Market

Gorgeous Artisan Bread

The farmers market, a place of wholesome goodness and fun.  They are widely touted through the warm balmy days of May through September, but then people forget about all the great produce and locally produced foods that are available year round after the apple harvest is in.  I was guilty of this, but had my memory jogged as I was looking through the paper one day for something to do with my family and saw an ad for the Winter’s Market in Davidson, NC. Davidson is a lovely little college town located just north of Charlotte on I 77.  Incorporated in 1879 this charming town is filled with great parks, shops, and art, and hidden…