College Basketball Roundup: Curry scores 28 in Davidson win
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STATESBORO, Ga. ó Stephen Curry scored 28 points to lead Davidson to an 89-68 victory over Georgia Southern on Saturday.
Curry, the nation’s leading scorer at 29.1 points a game entering Saturday, was only 11 of 30 from the field (3 of 16 from the 3-point line) as the Wildcats (14-3, 7-0 Southern Conference) won their 37th consecutive regular season conference game.
The Wildcats took a 23-10 lead on Bryant Barr’s 3-pointer with 11:38 in the first half and led 49-24 on Curry’s jumper with 2:10 remaining. Davidson led by 28 points with 8:01 left in the game.
Georgia Southern (5-9, 3-3) never led.
Andrew Lovedale scored 16 points and had 15 rebounds for Davidson. Will Archambault scored 14 points and Barr added 11.
Samford 68. Appalachian State 56
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. ó Trey Montgomery scored 25 points to lead Samford to a 68-56 victory over Appalachian Statein the first meeting ever between the two schools.
Chattanooga 82, WCU 75
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. ó Stephen McDowell scored 25 points to lead four players in double figures for Chattanooga in an 82-75 win over Western Carolina.
UNC Greensboro 89, Elon 72
ELON ó Mikko Koivisto scored 22 points to lead five North Carolina-Greensboro players in double figures in an 89-72 win over Elon.
Georgia St. 68, Towson 46
ATLANTA ó Kevin Lott scored 14 points to lead Georgia State to a 68-46 rout over Towson.
It was not a good night for Towson’s Junior Hairston, a West Rowan grad. He went 1-for-9 from the field, received a technical and fouled out.
UTEP 88, East Carolina 67
GREENVILLE ó Randy Culpepper scored 25 points to lead Texas-El Paso to an 88-67 win over East Carolina on Saturday night.Stefon Jackson added 19 points and Julyan Stone had 13 for the Miners (11-6, 2-1 Conference USA).
BLACKSBURG, Va. ó Jeff Allen scored a career-high 30 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Virginia Tech held Boston College to just one field goal in the final three minutes to pull away from the Eagles 79-71.
It also gave Seth Greenberg his 100th victory as the Hokies’ coach.
Florida St 76, Maryland 73, OT
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. ó There’s little mystery about who gets the ball in crunch time at Florida State: Toney Douglas.The senior guard scored eight of his 25 points in overtime to lead Florida State to a 76-73 win.