Davidson vs. Western Carolina: Recap and Stats

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Davidson vs. Western Carolina: Recap and Stats
Davidson 79
(12-7, 4-5 away)
Western Carolina 74
(8-12, 5-3 home)
Venue: Ramsey Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 24, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Davidson 44 35 79
Western Carolina 31 43 74
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Davidson D Brooks 13 D Brooks 6 N Cochran 3
Western Carolina T Sumler 18 T King 5 T Sumler 4

Davidson scored 36 points from behind the arc and won on the road versus Western Carolina 79-74 in SoCon play on Thursday, January 24th. Nik Cochran put on a show for the Wildcats and put up a career-high 32 points, shooting 6 of 8 from three-point range. Tyler Kalinoski also had a solid game, scoring 10 points and adding four rebounds. For the Catamounts, Trey Sumler got a team-high 22 points and six rebounds. The next game will be on Saturday, January 26th when Davidson (12-7, 7-1 SoCon) travels to Appalachian State (8-9, 4-3 SoCon).

Davidson Game Notes

  • Davidson started 12-7 during the 2005, 2004, and 2002 seasons (since 1996).
  • The win over Western Carolina extended the Davidson winning streak to 3 games.
  • The Wildcats have won 2 close games this season (a win by 5 or fewer points). Since 2007, Davidson has won 25 close games.
  • The Wildcats have won 89% of the time this season (8-1) after recording 25 or more field goals made.
  • Davidson has won 75% of the time this season (9-3) when opponents record 13 or fewer free throws made.
  • This season Davidson has won 80% of the time (4-1) when Nik Cochran plays 36 minutes or more, 88% of the time (7-1) when Jake Cohen has 5 field goals made or more, and 88% of the time (7-1) when Chris Czerapowicz has 5 rebounds or more.
  • The Wildcats set season highs for field goal percentage and three-point percentage.
  • The last time Davidson had a three-point percentage of 57.1% or higher was Jan 07, 2012 against Georgia Southern.
  • Nik Cochran recorded a team season high in points with 32, field goals made with 10, and three-pointers with 6.
  • Nik Cochran accounted for 40.5% of the team's points.
  • Nik Cochran has led the team in scoring in 3 out of 19 games this season.
  • Jake Cohen has led the team in rebounding in 6 out of 19 games this season.
  • This marks the 7th 20-point game of Nik Cochran's career.
  • Nik Cochran had career highs with 32 points, 10 field goals made, and 6 three-pointers.

Western Carolina Game Notes

  • The Catamounts have lost 5 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Western Carolina has lost 28 close games.
  • The top two scorers (Trey Sumler and Brandon Boggs) accounted for 59.4% of the points.
  • Tawaski King accounted for 34.6% of the team's rebounds.
  • Trey Sumler has led the team in scoring 13 times in 20 games this season.
  • Tawaski King has led the team in rebounding 6 times in 20 games this season.
  • This marks the 13th 20-point game of Trey Sumler's career.
  • Trey Sumler has 11 straight double-digit point games.
  • Trey Sumler set a career high with 9 field goals made.
  • Tawaski King has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the 4th 20-point game of Brandon Boggs's career.
  • Brandon Boggs has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 3rd foul out of the season for Brandon Boggs.
  • Brandon Boggs set a career high with a 100% three-point percentage.
  • This was the 2nd foul out of the season for Tom Tankelewicz.
DAV PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Nik Cochran363231002
ATyler Kalinoski151041000
B+Jake Cohen331571135
BJ.P. Kuhlman35455001
B-De`Mon Brooks24951002
C+C. Czerapowicz29651001
CTom Droney22015203
-Jordan Barham6300001
WCU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Trey Sumler402265201
ABrandon Boggs312221111
B+Tawaski King341290103
BJames Sinclair35661300
CTom Tankelewicz21510010
C-Rhett Harrelson9301001
-Preston Ross10310001
D+Mike Brown15110000
-Kenny Hall5000000

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