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You Need to See a Davidson College Basketball Game

Davidson College, a small liberal arts school in North Carolina, always brings the community together for thrilling events. One of these major attractions has to be the Davidson College Men’s Basketball games. Visit us from November through March to see the area come alive in red and black colors with Wildcats pride! We are your local experts on everything you need to know about basketball and happenings in the Davidson area. In addition to learning about the basketball team, we invite you to look at our free, digital Travel Guide! It’s filled with more information on upcoming events and insider tips on the Davidson, NC, area!

Why You Will Love a Davidson College Basketball Game This Season

The Coach

The coaches of the Davidson Wildcats is a huge reason why they have seen so much success and continue to look promising. Coach Bob McKillop led the men’s basketball team since 1989, making him the longest tenured coach in the school’s history! “The Silver Fox,” as he’s called, trained Steph Curry and brought the team to multiple NCAA Tournaments. In of June 2022, Matt McKillop succeeded his father as head coach and is building on his rich heritage and bringing new life to the team.

We look forward to seeing what he can bring this season!

The Legend

If you follow basketball, you’ve heard of Stephen Curry. You might not know that he attended Davidson College before his career in the NBA! He set multiple records at the school before his first-round draft to the Golden State Warriors. Listen to this interview with his former Coach and Davidson College President, where Curry talks about leadership. Davidson College built a student section dedicated to Steph, always packed with excited fans. You may even see him show up for a few games throughout the season!

The Trophy Shelf

Another reason you’ll likely have a memorable experience at their games is their long list of previous successes. The Wildcats are a juggernaut in the sports industry and show no sign of slowing down. This Division I team has won Atlantic-10 championships and been to many NCAA Tournaments.

Why You Need to Attend a Davidson College Basketball Home Game

Did you know that studies have shown that a live audience at a home college basketball game affects the outcome? Yes, the home team crowd’s cheering boosts the team’s winning outcome. It also affects fouls called against the opposing team. So, your presence is needed to ensure continued wins!

To your benefit, studies have also shown that attending an event versus watching on TV creates a much more memorable experience. Sharing the game with the crowd makes a bond, and heart rates synchronize. And besides that, it’s just fun!

Check Them Out This Season!

Now that you know why coming to Davidson and supporting your Wildcats is so important, take a look at this season. Their schedule is always full of must-see matchups, and this year is no different. Take a peek at the upcoming action, and grab your tickets. Whichever game you choose to attend, it will surely be thrilling!

Stay at Davidson Village Inn Next to the Stadium!

The Davidson College basketball team, the Wildcats, face their opponents on the home turf of John M. Belk Arena, right here in Davidson, NC, on the college campus. If you want to check out a game, there’s no better place to stay than Davidson Village Inn. We are a top-rated boutique hotel just a short walk from the stadium!

We offer 18 comfortable rooms in 5 different styles for any traveler. For groups and families looking to attend a game, we recommend our spacious Family Suites. Inside, find two luxurious queen-size beds, a sitting area, a kitchenette, and even a flat-screen HDTV to stay updated on the hottest sports news before the game! Plan an entire weekend catching up on Davidson and your favorite old haunts. Are you ready to experience the excitement of Davidson basketball? Check our availability and book your stay today!