DAVIDSON, N.C. -- De'Mon Brooks scored 22 points, and Davidson opened the second half with a 20-6 spurt powered by Chris Czerapowicz's three 3-pointers to overwhelm Samford 71-51 in a Southern Conference game on Thursday night.
Brooks made 8 of 10 from the field, and Davidson shot 47.9 percent (23 of 48, 15 of 29 in the second half). Cochran, who leads the nation in free-throw percentage, made 4 of 4 and is 73 of 77 for the season. The Wildcats hit 20 of 23 from the line.
Citing "an abundance of caution," NC State has pushed its trip to Italy to 2017 after the U.S. State Department warned of "the risk of potential terrorist attacks throughout Europe."
Four-star power forward Royce Hamm ended his recruitment on Friday with a commitment to head coach Shaka Smart and the Texas Longhorns after also considering Vanderbilt, Arkansas, Baylor and Houston among others.
Wisconsin's Nigel Hayes did his best Stone Cold Steve Austin impression and brought the pain to some fellow Badgers.