2015–16 Davidson Wildcats women's basketball team

The 2015–16 Davidson Wildcats women's basketball team will represent Davidson College during the 2015–16 college basketball season. The Wildcats, led by sixth year head coach Michele Savage. The Wildcats are second year members of the Atlantic 10 Conference and play their home games at the John M. Belk Arena. They finished the season 11–19, 5–11 in A-10 to finish a 4-way tie for tenth place. They lost in the first round of the A-10 Women's Tournament to Richmond.

2015–16 Davidson Wildcats women's basketball
Davdson Wildcats wordmark.svg
UNCW Thanksgiving Tournament Champions
ConferenceAtlantic 10 Conference
2015–16 record11–19 (5–11 A-10)
Head coachMichele Savage (6th season)
Assistant coaches
  • Mary Ciuk
  • Kira Mowen
  • Shannon Gholar
Home arenaJohn M. Belk Arena
Seasons
2015–16 Atlantic 10 women's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Duquesne 13 3   .813     28 6   .824
George Washington 13 3   .813     26 7   .788
Saint Louis 13 3   .813     26 8   .765
St. Bonaventure 12 4   .750     24 8   .750
VCU 10 6   .625     23 10   .697
Saint Joseph's 8 8   .500     14 15   .483
Fordham 8 8   .500     14 17   .452
Dayton 7 9   .438     14 15   .483
George Mason 6 10   .375     12 19   .387
Richmond 5 11   .313     13 18   .419
Rhode Island 5 11   .313     12 18   .400
UMass 5 11   .313     12 18   .400
Davidson 5 11   .313     11 19   .367
La Salle 2 14   .125     5 25   .167
2016 A10 Tournament winner
As of March 25, 2016; Rankings from AP Poll

2015–16 mediaEdit

Davidson Wildcats Sports NetworkEdit

Select Wildcats games will be broadcast on Teamline with Derek Smith and Leslie Urban providing the call. Most home games will also be featured on the A-10 Digital Network. Select games will be televised.

RosterEdit

2015–16 Davidson Wildcats women's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Year Previous school Hometown
G 0 Kianna Speight 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Fr Conway Conway, AR
G 1 Kayla Seymour 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Jr Panther Creek
UMBC
Raleigh, NC
G 2 Saadia Timpton 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Fr Myers Park Charlotte, NC
G 5 Justine Lyon 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Fr Hillside Durham, NC
F 10 Hannah Early 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Sr Hopewell Huntersville, NC
F 11 Kyla Roland 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Fr Harrison Farmington Hills, MI
G 12 Mya Webb 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Fr Hillside Durham, NC
G 13 Diona Johnson 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) So Gates Chili Rochester, NY
G 22 Alexandra Long 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Sr Flint Hill Great Falls, VA
F 23 Dakota Dukes 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Sr Cary Christian School Raleigh, NC
F 24 Rachel Piles 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Jr Allen Allen, TX
G 32 Melanie Ransom 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) RS So Marian Catholic Lansing, IL
F 42 Jordan Woods 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) So Rancocas Valley Mount Holly, NJ
F 44 Mackenzie Latt 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) RS Fr Richland Gull Lake Kalamazoo, MI
G Chloe Johnson (I)   5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) Jr St. Mary's
San Diego State
Phoenix, AZ
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster

ScheduleEdit

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Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Non-conference regular season
11/13/2015*
6:00 PM, ESPN3
at Furman W 69–51  1–0
Timmons Arena (507)
Greenville, SC
11/17/2015*
7:00 PM
at Wake Forest L 58–77  1–1
LJVM Coliseum (383)
Winston-Salem, NC
11/22/2015*
2:00 PM
at NC State L 48–52  1–2
Broughton HS (1,408)
Raleigh, NC
11/24/2015*
7:00 PM
at High Point W 62–60 2OT 2–2
Millis Center (701)
High Point, NC
11/27/2015*
12:00 PM
vs. Bowling Green
UNC Wilmington Thanksgiving Tournament
W 60–56  3–2
Trask Coliseum 
Wilmington, NC
11/28/2015*
2:00 PM
at UNC Wilmington
UNC Wilmington Thanksgiving Tournament
W 77–50  4–2
Trask Coliseum (327)
Wilmington, NC
12/02/2015*
11:30 AM
at Radford L 68–79  4–3
Dedmon Center (1,097)
Radford, VA
12/05/2015*
4:00 PM
Western Carolina W 64–51  5–3
John M. Belk Arena 
Davidson, NC
12/09/2015*
6:00 PM
No. 25 Michigan State L 44–73  5–4
John M. Belk Arena (3,714)
Davidson, NC
12/12/2015*
2:00 PM
South Carolina State W 63–51  6–4
John M. Belk Arena (328)
Davidson, NC
12/18/2015*
11:30 AM
East Tennessee State L 58–65  6–5
John M. Belk Arena (864)
Davidson, NC
12/20/2015*
2:00 PM, MI-Ch 4
Charlotte L 88–99  6–6
John M. Belk Arena (482)
Davidson, NC
12/30/2015*
2:00 PM
at James Madison L 45–87  6–7
JMU Convocation Center (2,353)
Harrisonburg, VA
Atlantic 10 regular season
01/02/2016
2:00 PM
at Fordham L 40–51  6–8 (0–1)
Rose Hill Gymnasium (334)
Bronx, NY
01/06/2016
7:00 PM
at La Salle W 66–58  7–8 (1–1)
Tom Gola Arena (321)
Philadelphia, PA
01/10/2016
2:00 PM, MI-Ch 4
Saint Louis L 50–79  7–9 (1–2)
John M. Belk Arena (389)
Davidson, NC
01/13/2016
7:00 PM
St. Bonaventure L 47–59  7–10 (1–3)
John M. Belk Arena (387)
Davidson, NC
01/17/2016
6:00 PM, CBSSN
at VCU W 56–50  8–10 (2–3)
Siegel Center (933)
Richmond, VA
01/20/2016
7:00 PM
Fordham W 69–51  9–10 (3–3)
John M. Belk Arena (443)
Davidson, NC
01/23/2016
1:00 PM
at Rhode Island L 62–78  9–11 (3–4)
Ryan Center (677)
Kingston, RI
01/27/2016
7:00 PM
George Washington L 60–79  9–12 (3–5)
John M. Belk Arena (411)
Davidson, NC
01/31/2016
2:00 PM
at Dayton L 66–77  9–13 (3–6)
UD Arena (2,988)
Dayton, OH
02/03/2016
7:00 PM
George Mason W 68–63  10–13 (4–6)
John M. Belk Arena (531)
Davidson, NC
02/06/2016
2:00 PM
Duquesne L 62–77  10–14 (4–7)
John M. Belk Arena (584)
Davidson, NC
02/10/2016
12:00 PM
at Richmond W 67–59  11–14 (5–7)
Robins Center (1,204)
Richmond, VA
02/15/2016
12:00 PM, NBCSN
at Saint Louis L 51–88  11–15 (5–8)
Chaifetz Arena (2,084)
St. Louis, MO
02/21/2016
2:00 PM, MI-Ch 4
Massachusetts L 62–66  11–16 (5–9)
John M. Belk Arena 
Davidson, NC
02/24/2016
7:00 PM
at Saint Joseph's L 54–87  11–17 (5–10)
Hagan Arena (751)
Philadelphia, PA
02/27/2016
2:00 PM
VCU L 59–74  11–18 (5–11)
John M. Belk Arena (742)
Davidson, NC
Atlantic 10 Women's Tournament
03/02/2016
4:30 PM
vs. Richmond
First Round
L 51–70  11–19
Richmond Coliseum 
Richmond, VA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

RankingsEdit

2015–16 NCAA Division I women's basketball rankings

Regular Season Polls
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Final
AP
Coaches
Legend
  Increase in ranking
  Decrease in ranking
  No Change
(RV)   Received Votes
(NR)   Not Ranked

See alsoEdit

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