Emmett Davis

Emmett Davis (born September 9, 1959)

Current position: Associate head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Navy Midshipmen (Head coach: Ed DeChellis)
Current conference: Patriot League
Teams coached: Colgate Raiders
Colgate record: 163-214 (.432)
Overall record: 163-214 (.432)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2015-present Navy (assoc. HC)
2011-2012 Tulsa (asst)
1998-2011 Colgate
1986-1998 Navy (asst)

Emmett Davis Facts

  • Emmett Davis
  • Born September 9, 1959
  • Hometown: Gloversville, New York
  • Alma Mater: St. Lawrence University (BA, 1981)
  • An Upstate New York-native, Davis played basketball at D-III St. Lawrence in Canton, NY
  • Spent twelve years as an assistant at Navy under head coaches Pete Herrmann (1986-92) and Don DeVoe (1992-98)
  • Hired in 1998 to be the head coach at Colgate; went 163-214 over thirteen seasons at the helm
    • Never reached the postseason but finished .500 or better on five occasions
    • Fired in 2011 following a 7-23 season, the worst record of his tenure and a third-straight losing season
  • After some time away, Davis became an assistant under Doug Wojcik at Tulsa in 2011
  • Returned to Navy the following year, where he now serves as associate head coach under Ed DeChellis

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