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NCAA roundup: Curry scores 40 in upset of Gonzaga

RALEIGH, N.C. - Stephen Curry scored 30 of his 40 points in the second half and hit the tie-breaking 3-pointer with just over a minute left, leading 10th-seeded Davidson to an 82-76 win over Gonzaga on Friday in the first round of the NCAA tournament's Midwest Regional.

Curry hit 8 of 10 3-pointers, and his two free throws with 14.5 seconds left iced it for the Wildcats (27-6), who won their first NCAA game since Lefty Driesell was coach in the 1960s.

Georgetown 66, UMBC 47

RALEIGH, N.C. - Roy Hibbert went over and around undersized UMBC all day, finishing with 13 points and leading the second-seeded Hoyas past the 15th-seeded Retrievers.

Jonathan Wallace added 13 points on 5-of-10 shooting and Austin Freeman finished with 11 for the Hoyas (28-5), who shot 51 percent and held UMBC scoreless for a 7-minute stretch.

Siena 83, Vanderbilt 62

TAMPA, Fla. - Kenny Hasbrouck scored 30 points, Tay Fisher added 19 on 6-for-6 shooting from 3-point range, and 13th-seeded Siena stunned Vandy to become the first Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference team to reach the second round since Manhattan in 2004.

East Regional

Tennessee 72, American 57

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - JaJuan Smith finished with 19 points, Wayne Chism added 16 and Tennessee woke up just in time to avoid a big upset in the first round.

Ahead 53-51 with 5:45 left, Tennessee (30-4) escaped from a team making its NCAA tournament debut. The Vols held the 15th-seeded Eagles to only one basket the rest of the way.

Butler 81, South Alabama 61

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Pete Campbell hit eight 3-pointers and scored 26 points, and the Bulldogs won their fourth straight first-round game to set a school record for wins.

The Bulldogs (30-3) were a No. 7 seed and a popular first-round upset on many brackets. But the 10th-seeded Jaguars (26-7) couldn't live up to its much-criticized at-large bid.

North Carolina 113, Mount St. Mary's 74

RALEIGH, N.C. - Tyler Hansbrough and Ty Lawson each had 21 points to help the Tar Heels cruise by Mount St. Mary's in a game played a short drive from their Chapel Hill campus.

Oklahoma 72, St. Joseph's 64

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - David Godbold scored a career-high 25 points, including the Sooners' first 11 of the second half, and they survived a late rally to beat Saint Joseph's.

Godbold and the Sooners (23-11), who had a 25-year postseason streak end last season, built a 19-point lead and watched it dissipate against a Hawks team eager to prove it belonged.

South Regional

Texas 74, Austin Peay 54

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - A.J. Abrams scored 26 points, and along with Connor Atchley and Dexter Pittman nearly outscored Austin Peay on their own in a first-round victory.

Abrams was 6-of-10 from 3-point range, Atchley added 12 points and Pittman had 11.

Mississippi State 76, Oregon 69

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Charles Rhodes scored a career-high 34 points and the eighth-seeded Bulldogs came back from a 13-point second-half deficit to beat the Ducks.

Mississippi State trailed 41-28 after Malik Hairston's 3-pointer at the start of the second half, but Oregon didn't make another 3 until the final seconds, finishing 9-for-38 overall.

Miami 78, Saint Mary's 64

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Jack McClinton scored a career-high 38 points - 32 during a brilliant second half - to send seventh-seeded Miami past the Saints.

The Hurricanes (23-10) trailed 32-27 at intermission, but went on a 25-5 run shortly afterward.

West Regional

San Diego 70, Connecticut 69, OT

TAMPA, Fla. - De'Jon Jackson's pull-up jumper just inside the 3-point line with 1.2 seconds remaining in overtime gave 13th-seeded San Diego its first win in four tries in the NCAA tournament, and the second upset in as many games in Tampa.

Western Kentucky 101, Drake 99, OT

TAMPA, Fla. - Ty Rogers hit a 3-pointer with three defenders in his face and no time on the clock, helping the 12th-seeded Hilltoppers stun Drake in overtime.

The Bulldogs (28-5) overcame a 16-point deficit in the final 8 minutes and led 99-98 after Jonathan Cox's two free throws with 5.7 seconds left. But Tyrone Brazelton raced across up court and kicked it to Rogers, who gave the Hilltoppers (28-6) their first tournament win since 1995.