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Charlotte Observer: Davidson Headed to Italy, Slovenia for Culture, Hoops

Bob McKillop talks to the teamThe Wildcats men's basketball team is traveling in Italy and Slovenia to play exhibitions against European pro clubs. Rick Bonnell writes about the trip for the Charlotte Observer:

"Davidson coach Bob McKillop is no newcomer to international basketball. He was traveling to Italy summers in the 1980s, when still a Long Island high school coach. That put him ahead of the curve when it came to recruiting players worldwide. The college he works for values travel as education, and that has created a synergy between academia and athletics."

McKillop calls the trip as an eye-opening experience for the players, as says it also serves as a bonding experience that will help prepare them for the upcoming season.

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Look for updates from the team on the athletics website and on social media.