Curry scores 24 as Davidson beats Georgia Southern

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DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP)—Davidson sophomore Stephen Curry had 24 points to surpass 1,000 for his career in the Wildcats 92-67 victory over Georgia Southern on Thursday night.

Curry, the son of former NBA standout Dell Curry, became the second-fastest to 1,000 points in school history. He reached the milestone with a pair of foul shots 4:06 to go that gave Davidson (5-6, 3-0 Southern Conference) its largest lead of the game, 86-54.

Curry also had 10 rebounds, four assists, two steals and two blocks.

Thomas Sander added 18 points and seven rebounds for the Wildcats. Jason Richards finished with 16 points and 11 rebounds for Davidson.

Julian Allen led Georgia southern (9-4, 2-1) with 21 points and 10 rebounds. No one else for the Eagles reached double figures in scoring.

The victory was the 1,200th for Davidson, which is celebrating its 100th season of basketball this year.

The Wildcats easily put this one away, running out to an 11-0 lead. The Wildcats stretched things to 21-3 with less than 10 minutes gone and cruised to victory.

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J. Allen J. Allen
8-16,  21 Pts
10 Rebs, 0 Assists
S. Curry S. Curry
8-19,  24 Pts
10 Rebs, 4 Assists

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