R.J. Davis Stats; Where Has UNC Guard Scored Most Points?

R.J. Davis Stats; Where Has UNC Guard Scored Most Points?
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There aren’t many players across the men’s basketball landscape that have done more in their collegiate careers than North Carolina fourth-year starter R.J. Davis has during his run in Chapel Hill.  

The 22-year-old New Yorker has exceeded the lofty expectations that followed him out of Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains, where Davis was a member of the McDonald's All-American team after being named Mr. New York Basketball in 2020.  

In three-plus years with the Tar Heels, Davis has averaged 14.5 points per game on 37.1% shooting. He also has postied 14.9 win shares across 124 contests with the Tar Heels.  

Davis also surpassed Michael Jordan’s UNC scoring record against Clemson on Tuesday night, clocking in at 1,789 career points, putting him 15th on the Tar Heels’ all-time scoring list. Davis had 22 points in the Heels’ 80-76 home loss to the Tigers.  

BetCarolina - your home for all things North Carolina sports betting - looked into the star’s overall college performance using data from Sports-Reference.com to figure out when his highest average PPG is, along with what team, conference, setting and states he plays best against. All data is as of February 7, 2024. 

R.J. Davis’ Results

Below you'll find the type of information that could prove useful while on NC sportsbook apps after the launch. 

Category Result Davis' Avg. Scores
Overall Best Team Played Against (with 2+ Games) Wake Forrest22.0
Best State(s) Played Against (with 2+ Games) Georgia (4 games) 22.9
Best Month (3+ Games) November 15.9
Best Setting (Home, Away, Neutral) Neutral Site 15.8
Highest Average PPG (Regular, Conference Tourney, NCAA Tourney) Regular Season Games14.6
Best Conference Played Against (3+ Games) Big 1218.8

Note: Any obvious answer like ACC, state of North Carolina, etc. was left off.  

Where Has Davis Thrived Most In His UNC Career?

Davis’ best team, stats-wise, during his run in Chapel Hill has been fellow Triangle program Wake Forest,. He averages 22.0 PPG against the Demon Deacons, while the best state as a whole he has played in, points-wise, is Georgia (22.9 PPG).  

The senior's best month with three or more games has been November, where he’s averaged 15.9 PPG, while Davis’ best work typically comes on a neutral floor, where he’s averaged 15.8 PPG overall.  

When it comes to conferences, Davis’ best work has typically come against members of the Big 12, with the senior averaging 18.8 PPG..  

At the moment, Davis’ focus is likely on the Tar Heels’ next opponent, Miami (FL). Miami hosts UNC in Coral Gables on Saturday night at 7 p.m. Eastern time in a game that ESPN will air nationally.  

While no betting lines have been unveiled yet, the team at ESPN Analytics currently gives UNC a 62.4% chance of beating the Hurricanes on Saturday night. Oddsmakers at ESPN BET list UNC basketball odds at +1000 to win the program’s first title since 2017 this spring.  

If the Tar Heels are going to do that, it will take the outsized efforts of the team’s experienced backcourt, with leaders like Davis serving an outsized role in that quest in Chapel Hill.

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Christopher Boan is a lead writer at BetCarolina.com specializing in covering state issues. He has covered sports and sports betting in Arizona for more than seven years, including stops at ArizonaSports.com, the Tucson Weekly and the Green Valley News.

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