It was the 900th game
of McKillop’s 30-year career at Davidson. He has a career record of 559-341.
Brajkovic continued to
display solid - and smooth - inside moves, scoring 12 points on 5-of-7 shooting.
The Wildcats led 41-32
at halftime, their final two points coming on a putback dunk by sophomore guard Carter Collins.
without injured starting point guard Vasa Pusica (wrist), a preseason AllCAA pick, and guard Shawn Occeus (ankle), the league’s defensive player of the year last season. Another key Huskie, guard-forward Max Boursiquot, is out with a hip injury.
Davidson last played
consecutive games against nonconference opposition in 1961, when the Wildcats beat Alabama 68-63 in Tuscaloosa, Ala., then won again over the Crimson Tide 10 days later at what’s now Charlotte’s Bojangles’ Coliseum 73
The Wildcats play
again at Belk Arena on Tuesday against the Charlotte 49ers for the Hornet’s Nest Trophy. The Wildcats, who won last season’s game against the 49ers 85-70, trail in the series 28-16 but have won five in a row.
Davidson freshman Luka Brajkovic, center, works to get a shot off against Northeastern in a nonconference game at Belk Arena on Saturday. Brajkovic had 12 points and five rebounds in the Wildcats’ 78-69 win.