Wednesday, February 06, 2008

Curry names SoCon Player of Month (third month in a row)

League Tabs Curry Player of the Month For a Third Time in 2007-08
Joey Beeler -- Assistant SID

DAVIDSON, N.C. -- After being named the Southern Conference Player of the Week for the third time this season, Davidson’s Stephen Curry claimed his third straight monthly honor as announced by the league office Monday.

Leading the Wildcats to their third perfect month in the last two seasons, Curry averaged 24.2 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.7 assists in Davidson’s 10 January victories.

For the 2007-08 campaign, the SoCon Preseason Player of the Year and nation’s fifth leading scorer is averaging 24.4 points and 4.6 rebounds per outing, while shooting 47.4 percent overall and connecting on 87-of-212 (41.0 percent) from downtown.

Along with ranking among national leaders in scoring, Curry ranks fourth in three-point field goals per game (4.1), sixth in three-pointers made and 26th in free-throw percentage (86.9 percent).

Curry has been named SoCon Player of the Month six times in his brief career and the league’s Player of the Week a half dozen times as well.

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