Proud alum Steph Curry tweets to celebrate Davidson upset of No. 11 Alabama basketball
Steph Curry, the most famous alumnus of Davidson College, took to Twitter in celebration of the Davidson Wildcats upsetting the Alabama men's basketball team on Tuesday night in Birmingham, Alabama.
Davidson defeated No. 11-ranked Alabama 79-78.
Curry, a member of the Golden State Warriors, tweeted Tuesday night, "#TCC great day to be a Wildcat!"
Curry, who played at Davidson from 2006-09, quote tweeted a video of Davidson players celebrating the win against Alabama.
With the loss, Alabama went to 9-3 overall. Davidson College improved to 9-2 overall.
Alabama entered the game ranked No. 10 in The Associated Press poll and No. 11 in the Ferris Mowers Coaches Poll. Tuesday's win was Davidson's first against an AP top-10 team since Curry led Davidson past Wisconsin 73-56 in the 2008 NCAA Tournament Sweet 16.
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Nate Oats is the Alabama men's basketball head coach.
Erik Hall is the lead digital producer for sports with the USA Today Network. You can find him on Twitter @HallErik.