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Creighton 72, Alabama 54: Tide comes unbuckled in lackluster finale

By Chris DePew TideFans.com staff March 15, 2016 Alabama’s first season under Avery Johnson ended with a thud, as the Crimson Tide was held to 19 points in the first half and never seriously threatened host Creighton after that in a 72-54 loss in the opening round of the NIT. What did we learn today?: […]

Alabama looks to clamp down on high-flying Bluejays in NIT opener

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com staff March 15, 2016 Where to watch: No. 5 Alabama (18-14) at No. 4 Creighton (18-14) – 8 p.m. today, CenturyLink Center, ESPN Who to watch: Retin Obasohan. The do-everything senior guard has done less than we’ve come to expect in the first half of his last three games. He had […]

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Kentucky 85, Alabama 59: Cats complete season sweep in SEC tourney

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com staff March 11, 2016 The third time was no charm for Alabama against the Kentucky Wildcats, as the Crimson Tide faded down the stretch of an 85-59 loss in the quarterfinals of the SEC tournament in Nashville. What did we learn today?: How big the gap is between Alabama and a […]

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Alabama has to avoid another Cats catastrophe

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com staff March 11, 2016 Where to watch: No. 10 Alabama (18-13) vs. No. 2 Kentucky (23-8) – 6 p.m. Central today, Bridgestone Arena (Nashville, Tenn.), SEC Network. Who to watch: Retin Obasohan. His early foul trouble in Thursday’s SEC tournament opener against Ole Miss became a perverse blessing, as the All-SEC […]

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Alabama 81, Ole Miss 73: Tide offense finally clicks at perfect time

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com staff March 10, 2016 Alabama put together its best offensive performance in weeks, shooting nearly 53 percent from the field, and got 15 or more points from four players as the Crimson Tide upended Ole Miss 81-73 to advance to the quarterfinals of the SEC tournament in Nashville. What did we […]

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Bama has to learn from past mistakes in rematch with Rebels

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com staff March 10, 2016 Where to watch: No. 10 Alabama (17-13) vs. No. 7 Ole Miss (20-11) – 6 p.m. Central today, Bridgestone Arena (Nashville, Tenn.), SEC Network. Who to watch: Justin Coleman. If Alabama is going to make a Cinderella run through the SEC tournament, it naturally will need a big […]

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Georgia 70, Alabama 63: Tide in a tailspin to end regular season

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com staff March 5, 2016 Alabama’s season-long scoring problems didn’t disappear in its regular season finale, as the Crimson Tide faded down the stretch of a 70-63 loss at Georgia. What did we learn today?: That February’s five-game winning streak was fool’s gold. If Bama wasn’t as bad as a 1-5 start […]

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Crimson Tide rolls into Georgia with an eye on the future

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com staff March 5, 2016 Where to watch: Alabama (17-12, 8-9 SEC) at Georgia (16-12, 9-8) – 3 p.m. Central today, Stegeman Coliseum, ESPN2 Who to watch: Donta Hall. While coach Avery Johnson isn’t giving up on this season, it’s only natural to look ahead to next winter after a late swoon […]

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Arkansas 62, Alabama 61: One-man show isn’t enough to lift Tide

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com staff March 2, 2016 Alabama put together a championship-worthy effort on defense but another offensive breakdown doomed the Crimson Tide as Arkansas escaped Coleman Coliseum with a 62-61 win. What did we learn today?: The at-large tournament dream is all but dead. It is a credit to coach Avery Johnson that […]

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Alabama 65, Auburn 57: No such thing as an ugly win over AU

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com staff Feb. 27, 2016 After playing to the knife’s edge of season-crushing disaster, Alabama kept its postseason dreams alive by outscoring Auburn 15-8 over the last six minutes to escape with a 65-57 win at Coleman Coliseum. What did we learn today?: This offense has to be rebuilt before next season. […]

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