Men’s Basketball Pursues Atlantic 10 Championship Friday

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Washington, DC – The Fordham University Rams continue to play for the 2022 Atlantic 10 Championship by taking on the top-seeded Davidson College Wildcats in Capital One Arena on Friday, March 11 at 12:00 p.m.


The game will air on the USA Network and stream on the NBC Sports app on ESPN+ with Paul Burmeister (PxP) and Tim McCormick (analyst) announcing and stream live on WFUV (90.7 FM) and wfuvsports.org with Nick DeLuca (PxP) and Ryan Gregware (analyst) behind the mics.


Fordham comes into the game 16-15 overall after a 54-49 win over George Mason in the second round on Thursday afternoon, while Davidson comes into the game 25-5 overall after a loss of 82-76 in the Atlantic 10 at Dayton. last Saturday.


Friday afternoon’s contest will be the 15th meeting between Fordham and Davidson on the hardwood. The Wildcats lead the all-time series, 12-2, and have won both meetings this year.



Remarks


• After missing most of the 2020-21 season, the graduate student striker Chuba Ohams wasted little time showing he was back, recording a double-double in his last eight games and 21 of his 29 games, including a 20-point, 16-rebound effort against George Mason on Thursday.


• Ohams leads the Atlantic 10 and is fifth in the NCAA in rebounds (11.7 rpg).


• Ohams has 736 career rebounds, good for 12th place on the Rams career lists, seven behind Bill Carlson (1949-1952) for 11th place.


• Ohams also has 112 career blocks, good for seventh place on the school’s all-time list, ten behind Kervin Bristol (2010-12) for sixth place.


• Custody of graduate students Darius Quisenberry, who missed all five games due to injury, returned for Monday’s UMass game. He’s third among the A-10s in points, averaging 16.2 points per game.


• Quisenberry has scored in double figures in 21 of his 26 games this year.


• Custody of graduate students Josh Colon Navarro is averaging 10.6 ppg over the last 12 games.


• This will be the first meeting between Davidson and Fordham in the Atlantic 10 Championship.

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