DAVIDSON, N.C. -- Stephen Curry broke the Davidson freshman single-season scoring record and finished with 24 points as the Wildcats cruised by SoCon rival Chattanooga, 87-57, in men’s basketball action Tuesday evening at Belk Arena. With its fifth straight win and 17th out of 18, Davidson improves to 21-4 on the year and 12-1 in league play, while the Mocs fall to 10-15 overall and 3-10 in the league.
A 6-1 shooting guard from nearby Charlotte, N.C., Curry has now scored 502 points in his debut campaign, breaking Chris Dodds mark of 500 set during the 1977-78 season. The Wildcat frosh has now scored at least 23 points in five straight games and gone for 20 or more 12 times. Curry finished the evening 7-of-12 from the floor including four treys and a perfect 6-for-6 from the charity stripe to run his consecutive makes to 36 straight at home.
Others in double digits for the Wildcats included Jason Richards who had finished with 16 points and eights assists, while Thomas Sander added 13 and William Archambault and Lovedale contributed 11 each off the bench.