Thursday, February 23, 2006

Older article we've all seen, but it's a good one

Davidson Deserves More Credit
Small college coach a big player on hoops scene and campus

Nov. 24, 2004, by Andy Elrick,

Northeasterners like to think they have a corner on small, exclusive liberal arts colleges like Vassar, Williams or Middlebury. I'm here to tell you that none of those places have a thing on Davidson, and on the basketball court, it's not even a contest. The North Carolina school is ranked as the seventh best liberal arts college in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. Thus far they have steered clear of ranking basketball programs, but it's safe to say that placed in the same company, the Wildcats would be first by a mile.

So let's add Davidson to our list of schools to fall all over ourselves praising, shall we, because Duke and Stanford are just getting old. Earlier this month head basketball coach Bob McKillop found himself somewhere I'm guessing Coach K or Trent Johnson never would, Dr. Multhaup's cognitive psychology class. The Wildcats coach was there to defend the indefensible, the "hot hand."

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