Stephen Curry, a freshman at Longwood University, found out this summer he would be living in Curry Hall in the fall. It was only after his mother called the housing office that they learned of the family connection.
"At the end of the conversation, just out of curiosity, I asked who the dorm was named for," she said, "and was very surprised to hear it was for Jabez Lamar Monroe Curry, my husband, Bowie's, great-grandfather."
Curry's roommate, Matt Holmes of Mechanicsville, said it was fun to find out his dorm was named after somebody related to his roommate.
"I hoped at first we'd get some cool freebies out of it," he said. "That hasn't really happened, but it's still kind of neat to talk about." [Link]