Proud alum Steph Curry tweets to celebrate Davidson upset of No. 11 Alabama basketball

Erik Hall
The Tuscaloosa News

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!" 

TCC stands for trust, commitment and care. It's a mantra of Davidson men's basketball head coach Bob McKillop. Curry's first tattoo was "TCC" on his left wrist, according to NBC

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. 

Luka Brajkovic led Davidson with 22 points and seven rebounds. Michael Jones added 21 points for the Davidson Wildcats.

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. 

Dec 20, 2021; San Francisco, California, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) smiles between plays against the Sacramento Kings during the first quarter at Chase Center.

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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.