Saturday, February 24, 2007
Preview from The Citadel website
Bulldogs Celebrate Senior Night at Final Regular Season Game on Saturday
Charleston, S.C. – The Citadel basketball will celebrate the four seniors in a pre-game ceremony before hosting Davidson for their final regular season game of the 2006-07 season on Saturday, Feb. 24 at McAlister Field House. Tip-off is set for 1:05 p.m. and Bulldog fans can listen to the live action on CNN 1450 with Robby Robinson or listen and watch live through Bulldog Insider on http://www.citadelsports.com.
Today’s game is the 128th meeting between Davidson and The Citadel. The series, which dates back to 1926, is led by the Wildcats, 84-43. The last time these teams met was on Jan. 16 at John Belk Arena. Davidson defeated The Citadel, 79-54, while senior guard Donny McLendon led the team with 16 points. The Bulldogs have lost the last 10 match-ups against the Wildcats with their most recent win a 69-50 Bulldog victory on Dec. 8, 2001, the same year Davidson won the Southern Conference Tournament.
Entering today’s game The Citadel (7-21 overall; 4-13) is coming off an intense, 50-40, loss against crosstown rival College of Charleston on Thursday, Feb. 22 at the John Kresse Arena. Extending their losing streak to five consecutive games, the Bulldogs are looking to wrap up their regular season with a win as they head into the Southern Conference Tournament next week.
Davidson (25-4 overall; 16-1 SoCon) has won nine consecutive games and only lost one of 17 conference games. Their only defeat was against Appalachian State who topped the Wildcats, 81-74, on Jan. 20. The Wildcats’ most recent win was a 75-57 victory over Furman on Thursday. Davidson currently holds the top spot in the Southern Conference South Division and has the best overall and conference record among the 11 teams in the SoCon.
For a game recap, results or more information on Bulldog Basketball or The Citadel Athletics, go to http://www.citadelsports.com.
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