Davidson opens its third Atlantic 10 men’s basketball season with a home game against Richmond on Dec. 31, the school announced this week. The Wildcats will then play road games at George Washington on Dec. 5 and Saint Louis on Jan. 8 before returning to Belk Arena for two games against Fordham (Jan. 11) and Virginia Commonwealth (Jan. 14).
The Atlantic 10 tournament is March 8-12 in Pittsburgh.
“Atlantic 10 Conference projects to be stronger than ever,” Davidson coach Bob McKillop said in a statement. “From start to finish the challenges will be extraordinary.”
The Wildcats open their regular season Nov. 12 against Appalachian State at Belk Arena. Davidson’s nonconference schedule also includes games against Clemson in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off on Nov. 17, home against Charlotte on Nov. 26, at North Carolina on Dec. 7 and against Kansas in Kansas City, Mo., on Dec. 17.
Davidson 2015-16 men’s basketball schedule
Nov. 12, Appalachian State; 17, Clemson (at Puerto Rico Tip-Off); 18, Xavier or Missouri (at Puerto Rico Tip-Off); 20, TBA (at Puerto Rico Tip-Off); 26, Charlotte.
Dec. 4, at College of Charleston; 7, at North Carolina, 17, Kansas (at Kansas City, Mo.); 21, Jacksonville; 28, Hartford; 31, Richmond.
Jan. 5, at George Washington; 8, at Saint Louis; 11, Fordham; 14, Virginia Commonwealth; 19, at La Salle; 24, Duquesne; 28, at Fordham; 31, at Saint Joseph’s.
Feb. 3, Rhode Island; 8, George Mason; 11, at Virginia Commonwealth; 15, George Washington; 18, at Massachusetts; 21, at Richmond; 24, Dayton; 28, at St. Bonaventure; 4, at Rhode Island; 8-12, Atlantic 10 tournament (at Pittsburgh).