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Alabama 83, Mississippi State 79: Crimson Tide uses inner strength to lock down win

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Alabama 83, Mississippi State 79: Crimson Tide uses inner strength to lock down win

Alabama got outrebounded for a second consecutive game, missed all but one 3-point attempt and shot just 61 percent from the foul line but somehow the Crimson Tide found a way to hold off No. 22 Mississippi State 83-79 at Coleman Coliseum.

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Tide needs more 3s to thrive against Mississippi State

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com Staff Jan. 29, 2019 Where to watch: No. 22 Mississippi State (15-4, 3-3 SEC – #26 Pomeroy Rating) at Alabama (12-7, 3-3 – #46) – Today 7:30 p.m. Central, Coleman Coliseum, SEC Network Who to watch: Tevin Mack. Listed at 6-foot-6, Mack has had to play more of an undersized power […]

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Baylor 73, Alabama 68: Bears bamboozle Bama on boards in bubble battle

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Baylor 73, Alabama 68: Bears bamboozle Bama on boards in bubble battle

In an entertaining, hard-fought game between NCAA bubble teams, host Baylor surged ahead in the closing minutes and downed Alabama 73-68 in the Big 12/SEC Challenge.

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Can John Petty make some magic again on the road?

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com Staff Jan. 26, 2019 Where to watch: Alabama (12-6 – #47 Pomeroy Rating) at Baylor (12-6 – #43) – Today 11 a.m. Central, Ferrell Center, ESPNU Who to watch: John Petty. Alabama fans desperately want to believe that back-to-back hot shooting games signal that the real Petty has arrived and will […]

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Alabama 74, Ole Miss 53: Relentless Tide takes down another Top 25 foe

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Alabama 74, Ole Miss 53: Relentless Tide takes down another Top 25 foe

Alabama’s defense allowed a season low in points for the second time in three games as the Crimson Tide demolished No. 20 Ole Miss 74-53 at Coleman Coliseum.

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Crimson Tide needs Kira Lewis to reach a higher gear vs. Rebels

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Crimson Tide needs Kira Lewis to reach a higher gear vs. Rebels

Somewhat predictably, Lewis’ stats have suffered since beginning conference play. In five SEC contests he’s shooting a bit over 37 percent from the floor (vs. 44.7 percent for the season) and has 14 turnovers against just nine assists. But the 17-year-old freshman hasn’t embarrassed himself.

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Tennessee 71, Alabama 68: Petty breaks out but others shrink in spotlight

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Tennessee 71, Alabama 68: Petty breaks out but others shrink in spotlight

John Petty matched his career high with 30 points but Alabama couldn’t overcome a cold start and terrible foul shooting in a 71-68 loss at third-ranked Tennessee.

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Don’t expect many breaks for Bama in Big Orange Country

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com Staff Jan. 19, 2019 Where to watch: Alabama (11-5, 2-2 SEC – #60 Pomeroy Rating) at No. 3 Tennessee (15-1, 4-0) – Today 1 p.m. Central, Thompson-Boling Arena, ESPN2 Who to watch: Donta Hall. The big man from Luverne was the best player in Alabama’s best game last year, a 78-50 […]

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Alabama 70, Missouri 60: Avery Johnson Jr. the unlikely hero Tide needed

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com Staff Jan. 16, 2019 Alabama got 33 points from its bench players and the Crimson Tide got a much-needed 70-60 bounce back win at Missouri. What did we learn today?: There’s still some defensive grit in this team’s DNA. Following back-to-back top 20 finishes nationally in defensive efficiency and with nine […]

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Tide rolls into Missouri in need of a Show-Me moment

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com Staff Jan. 16, 2019 Where to watch: Alabama (10-5, 1-2 SEC – #65 Pomeroy Rating) at Missouri (9-5, 0-2 – #92) – Today 8 p.m. Central, Mizzou Arena, SEC Network Who to watch: Donta Hall. Bama’s senior big man laid an egg last January against the Tigers in Tuscaloosa, not only […]

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