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Davis Opts To Transfer From Texas-Arlington Mavericks

As of Thursday, April 23, 2020

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Radshad Davis

#By RENALDO DORSETT

#Tribune Sports Reporter

#rdorsett@tribunemedia.net

#RADSHAD Davis has chosen to enter the transfer portal and will conclude his NCAA Division I basketball career with a new programme.

#Davis has opted to transfer from the Texas-Arlington Mavericks following a two-year stint in the Sun Belt Conference.

#The 6’4” wing will enter his new programme as a grad transfer and has already reportedly drawn interest from several schools, including BYU, SIU, FIU, Portland State, New Orleans, James Madison, Morehead State, Morgan State, New Mexico State and others.

#Last season, the Mavericks were eliminated in the opening round of the Sun Belt Conference tournament as their season came to an end in heartbreaking fashion.The10th-seeded Coastal Carolina Chanticleers upset the No.7 Mavericks 63-62 in the opening round.

#Davis finished with seven points and five rebounds in 17 minutes.

#Fellow Bahamian Ahmard Harvey did not see playing time for Coastal Carolina.

#Davis averaged 8.6 points and 6.2 rebounds per game on the season.

#In February, he finished with 15 points and was a perfect 4-4 from three-point range in a 68-54 win over the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks. It tied his previous mark for the most in his Maverick career.

#He posted two double doubles on the season highlighted by a season-high 19 points and a career high 14 rebounds to lead UTA to a 78-58 win over the Warhawks in the second meeting of the season. He also reached a personal milestone in the game when he highlighted his stellar performance by reaching 1,000 career points.

#Davis entered the game needing 17 points to reach 1,000 for his career – 36 games at the junior college level at Missouri State-West Plains.

#Davis reached the 1,000 points on a 3-pointer from the baseline opposite the UTA bench with 6:44 remaining in the game and added another bucket for his final point total.

#As a junior last season, he averaged 8.0 points and 5.5 rebounds per game. He finished second on the team in field-goal percentage at 51 per cent and shot 78 per cent from the free-throw line. He tied for the team lead in total rebounds (181) and concluded the year 2nd in per-game average.

#Davis hit the game-winning 3-pointer with 1.9 seconds remaining at Coastal Carolina on January 12 and followed with three straight double-figure point games for the only time from January 24 to February 2. He posted a season-high 17 points and five assists versus Louisiana on February 21 and finished with 12 double-figure point games. Davis was one of just three players to appear in all 33 games and made 10 starts.

#Prior to UTA, he played at the JuCo level with the Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzlies.

#As a sophomore, he averaged 16.5 points, 6.7 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 1.3 steals per game against all opponents. He finished second in the region in both scoring and rebounding. He also received All-Region 16 first team.

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