Doug Davenport is in his second year working with the men's basketball program as a graduate program assistant. Davenport comes to Xavier after graduating cum laude from Bellarmine University in Louisville, Ky., in May of 2010 with a degree in political science.
Davenport's primary responsibility is coordinating the program's video operations, including film breakdown, film exchange, as well as evaluation video for Xavier players. Davenport, 23, also assists the coaching staff in limited on-court activities during practice, as well as, advance scouting, on-campus recruiting, and assisting with the team's academics. In addition to his basketball duties he is also pursuing his master's degree in sport administration.
While at Division II Bellarmine, Davenport played four years of basketball for his father, Scott Davenport. Davenport, a Louisville native, was part of a major program overhaul that culminated with the 2010 Great Lakes Valley Conference Tournament Championship, the program's first. During the 2009-10 season, he served as the team's captain. Bellarmine advanced to the 2009 and 2010 NCAA Tournament, both times as a No. 2 Seed in the Midwest Region, advancing to the 2009 Sweet 16. His senior class tied for the second most wins during any four-year span in program history.
Davenport, who was born December 11, 1987 in Louisville, Ky., was a four-time Academic All-Conference Choice at Bellarmine.