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Is today Christmas or something, because there’s a distinct feeling of something great happening today? In fact, when I woke up this morning, the first thing I thought of was, “it’s Tournament time
, bitch.” And yes, those were my exact thoughts when I became lucid. So what does today hold? Maybe a Stephen Curry-like discovery of a player we may not be aware of? If we’re lucky. Perhaps a Bryce Drew recreation? One can only hope.
Anyway, I’ll be here ALL DAY updating you as needed. It’s almost time, folks. Here’s some video to get you in the mood even more: After the jump >>
And we are all simply living in it. Including his
parents his hot mom
. Curry led Davidson to a win over West Virginia last night, but it certainly wasn’t easy. Curry started the game cold, so cold in fact, he might as well have been playing outside. To give you an indication, he missed 12 of his first 13 3-point attempts.
Of course, the motto of any shooter is “the next one is going in,” and even though Curry acknowledged his cold-shooting frustration, when it came to winning time, he was the biggest player on the floor. He also rediscovered his majestic shooting stroke and scored 13 of the final 15 points for Davidson to lift them over West Virginia.
The Sporting News’ Dan Shanoff witnessed Curry’s heroics, which he kindly documented:
More on Curry’s heroics after the jump >>
While the game of basketball remains one of the ultimate team sports, there were some brilliant individual performances from the first weekend of the Big Dance that should be highlighted. Of course, most of us are aware of Stephen Curry’s amazing two-game stretch
, but the younger Curry was not the only player to shine during the first block of tournament games (40 points in the win over Gonzaga, 30 against Georgetown).
Here are some others that might you might have missed:
Who cut a rug at the Dance after the jump >>