• Fri. Nov 25th, 2022

USF completes road swing at Davidson

ByDenise T. Tatum

Nov 25, 2022

DAVIDSON, NC — Capping off their week-long road trip with one final matchup, the University of San Francisco men’s basketball team (6-0) is looking to maintain its momentum as the Dons take on Davidson (5-1) at John’s M. Belk Arena at the Friday afternoon.

GAME 7 INFORMATION:

Date: Friday 25 November 2022
Time: 11:00 a.m. PT / 2:00 p.m. ET
Opponent: Davidson (5-1)
Location: John M. Belk Arena
Location: Davidson, NC
Watch: ESPN+
Listen: KNBR 1050
Live Stats: SIDEARM stats

DON’S AT A GLANCE:

  • The USF continued its hot start to the regular season, defeating Northern Iowa and Wichita State on Monday and Tuesday of this week to win the 2022 Hall of Fame Classic in Kansas City. Above all, Khalil Shabazz and Tyrell Roberts received All-Tournament honors while Shabazz was named Tournament MVP. Impressively, the tournament win marked the second straight Thanksgiving tournament crown for USF after the Dons also won the 2021 Las Vegas Invitational.
  • In six games, USF outsells its opponents by an average of 9.8 points while outscoring its peers with 4.9 rebounds. Defensively, the Dons are forcing 14.2 turnovers per game.
  • USF is climbing the ranks with every win and is currently ranked 87th overall in both the KenPom and Bart Torvik rankings as of November 24.

RECOGNIZING THE WILDCATS:

  • After victories over South Carolina and Old Dominion, Davidson enters Friday’s competition, with the only loss coming on November 17 to the College of Charleston.
  • Foster Loyer, a preseason All-Conference pick, is dangerous in the backcourt and continues to lead Davidson in scoring (21.5 points per game) as he also ranks 23rdapprox nationwide in this category.
  • The Wildcats have protected their home court in recent years, winning 58 of their last 66 games at home, including 15 of their last 16 from last season.

SERIES HISTORY:

  • Friday’s matchup between the Dons and the Wildcats marks the second-ever meeting between the two programs. Last year, USF knocked out Davidson, 65-60, on November 13, 2021 at the Chase Center.

FOLLOW THE ACTION:

Friday’s action will be streamed live on ESPN+ and KNBR 1050 during game time. Live streaming, live stats and radio links are also available from the team’s schedule page.

FOLLOW US:

For updates and more information on the USF men’s basketball program, follow the Dons @USFDonsMBB on Twitter, @USFDonsMBB on Instagram and @USFDonsMBB on Facebook.

FAN SHOP:

Want to dress like the Dons? Represent USF today by visiting the brand new USF Dons online store at www.usfdons.com/shop.

SPONSOR THE DONS:

The University of San Francisco Athletics Department would like to recognize and thank our primary sponsor – Provident Credit Union – for their continued support of USF Athletics. Interested in sponsoring the Dons? Please contact Frank AlloccoExecutive Senior Associate Athletics Director of External Relations, at [email protected] or at (415) 422-4561.

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