Davidson upsets Rhode Island to win Atlantic 10 title
The Davidson Wildcats beat the Rhode Island Rams 58-57 in the A-10 championship game on Sunday to earn an automatic berth into the NCAA Tournament.
Davidson's upset is a shot to the heart of bubble teams everywhere, because not only will the Wildcats be in the tournament, but Rhode Island will definitely get one of the coveted at-large bids. Despite going scoreless for a stretch of 13 minutes in the second half, Davidson was able to pull off the victory as the 3-seed in the A-10.
Davidson is the 54th ranked team in numberFire's NCAAB power rankings this season.
- Virginia named 1st seed in South Region March 18th, 2019
- North Carolina claims top seed in Midwest region March 18th, 2019
- Gonzaga earns No. 1 seed in the West March 18th, 2019
- Duke earns top seed in the NCAA tournament March 18th, 2019
- Kansas punches ticket to Final Four with 85-81 victory over Duke March 25th, 2018
- Villanova advances to Final Four for second time in three seasons with victory over Texas Tech March 25th, 2018
- Davidson upsets Rhode Island to win Atlantic 10 title March 11th, 2018
- Davidson upsets Dayton behind Jack Gibbs' 34 points March 10th, 2017
- Jack Gibbs has terrible shooting night in Davidson's loss December 18th, 2016
- Jack Gibbs racks up 30 points for Davidson on Wednesday December 8th, 2016