Today marks a new season for the Fighting Hawks Men’s Basketball Team as they bring in a new assistant coach, Brad Davidson. Head Coach, Brian Jones, said today that he only likes to hire people he trusts. Davidson played almost 20 years ago in the Australia’s professional league with Jones. Since then Davidson ended a 13-year professional career in 2009 with an astounding 600 3-pointers and 40.1 percent clip from beyond the arc, giving him the honor of having one of the NBL’s all-time best percentages. For the last seven years he has spent time as a coach.
Davidson, arrived on Friday evening with his family and will start practice with the team on Friday. Jones is hoping that with Davidson’s experience with the international players that more will want to attend UND. The coach and his family are happy to be here. They did note the need to get bigger coats to prepare for winter.