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Kentucky topped Davidson 78-73 in the NCAA tournament Thursday despite failing to make a single 3-pointer, snapping a nation-best streak of 1,047 games with a 3 that began in 1988.
From standout performers such as Trae Young and Deandre Ayton to potential Cinderellas such as Davidson and Loyola-Chicago, here's what you need to know about the 16 first-round games on Thursday.
Still looking for its first victory in the NCAA tournament since Stephen Curry led the way, Davidson is the Atlantic 10 champion after beating No. 25 Rhode Island in the conference final 58-57 on Sunday behind Kellan Grady's 17 points.
Peyton Aldridge scored 24 points and No. 3 seed Davidson snapped second-seeded St. Bonaventure's 13-game win streak with an 82-70 victory on Saturday in an Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament semifinal.
Peyton Aldridge scored 35 points, 22 in the first half, and third-seeded Davidson beat No. 6 seed Saint Louis 78-60 in a Friday night Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament quarterfinal contest.
Jon Axel Gudmundsson's driving layup with 3.1 seconds left lifted Davidson to a 63-61 upset over No. 17 Rhode Island on Friday night.
Jaylen Adams, Courtney Stockard and Matt Mobley combined to score 96 points and hit all 14 of St. Bonaventure's 3-pointers on Tuesday night to help the Bonnies beat Davidson 115-113 in triple overtime.
Kellan Grady scored 30 points, Peyton Aldridge had his fourth straight double-double and Davidson beat Duquesne 71-60 on Saturday for coach Bob McKillop's 550th career victory.
Kellan Grady scored 28 points and Davidson shot 69 percent in beating Fordham 76-52 on Wednesday night.
Peyton Aldridge scored a career-high 38 points and grabbed 14 rebounds and Davidson held off Massachusetts for an 83-78 win Saturday night.
Peyton Aldridge had 23 points and 11 rebounds for his second double-double, Kellan Grady scored 19 points and Davidson pulled away from VCU for a 74-63 win Wednesday night.
Cyril Langevine scored a career-high 14 points and added eight rebounds in 22 minutes off the bench on Friday night to help No. 18 Rhode Island beat Davidson 72-59 and tie a school record with its 15th win in a row.
Peyton Aldridge scored 32 points with five 3-pointers and had nine rebounds and four assists to lead Davidson past Saint Joseph's 91-62 on Tuesday night.
Kellan Grady scored 23 points on 10 of 16 shooting, leading four into double-figure scoring and Davidson walloped George Washington 87-58 on Saturday, winning seven of its last nine.
Kellan Grady scored 26 points and the freshman made four of Davidson's 15 3-pointers and the Wildcats walloped La Salle 84-65 Wednesday night, ending a two-game slide.
Grant Golden scored 24 points on 11-of-15 shooting, Nick Sherod had 10 points, 14 boards and four assists, and Richmond beat Davidson 66-63 on Sunday.
Trey Landers scored 16 points, Jalen Crutcher made a key 3-pointer and Dayton held off Davidson 65-64 on Tuesday night.
Peyton Aldridge scored 25 points with nine rebounds and Davidson defeated St. Bonaventure 83-73 on Friday night to extend its winning streak to five.
Points Per Game76.985th
Rebounds Per Game32.7311th
Assists Per Game16.913th