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Towson's John Davis 'blessed' to be able to attend Senior Night after being shot in leg

Towson's John Davis 'blessed' to be able to attend Senior Night after being shot in leg

This wasn't the way John Davis envisioned Senior Night.

Flanked by family members, Towson's 6-foot-5 forward took the court Saturday night to a standing ovation from the announced SECU Arena crowd of 2,871 — hobbling on crutches. Clad in a red shirt and khakis, instead of his trademark No. 10 jersey, he then took a seat next to coach Pat Skerry.

In what was supposed to have been the final home game of his Tigers career, Davis instead was relegated to the bench, a week removed from taking a bullet in his right knee during an apparent drive-by shooting in Philadelphia.

On a night when Towson closed out its home schedule with a 75-65 win over James Madison for its sixth...

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