Four days ago, Nate Oats wrapped up his fourth season as head coach of Buffalo with a tough loss in the second round of the NCAA tournament.Three days ago he was checking voicemails after landing back in upstate New York and discovered one from Alabama athletic director Greg Byrne.
With Avery Johnson officially out after four seasons as Alabama’s basketball coach, a few scattered thoughts... Defections are coming, but that would have happened either way:
Alabama AD Greg Byrne tweeted a welcome to Buffalo’s Nate Oats as the Crimson Tide’s new head coach. We will have full details soon...
In two previous NIT trips, Avery Johnson stuck with his conventional strategies and rotations - and got a pair of lackluster losses for his trouble with teams that clearly were uninterested in playing any more basketball.
By Chris DePew TideFans.com Staff March 15, 2019 Where to watch: Alabama (18-14 - #60 Pomeroy Rating) vs. No. 4 Kentucky (26-5 - #8), Today 6 p.m....
Whether it is an over reliance on 17-year-old Kira Lewis late in the year or teams getting more tape on Avery Johnson’s offensive sets, Bama’s last best chance to correct course will be against the Hogs, who are giving up 72.9 points per game and haven’t held anyone besides Vanderbilt under 70 points since the end of January.
In an unsatisfactory yet entirely appropriate ending to a lost season, top-seeded Alabama blew yet another double-digit lead at Coleman Coliseum and fell 80-79 in overtime to No. 8 Norfolk State in the first round of the NIT.
By Chris DePew TideFans.com Staff Jan. 12, 2016 Everything and everybody said this was Vanderbilt’s year. After three straight years of NCAA Tournament misses, the Commodores were a...
Alabama survived 19 turnovers and the absence of Donta Hall to secure its first road win of the season, a 74-66 victory at LSU.
For the fourth consecutive season, the Crimson Tide crashed out of the SEC tournament on a Big Blue wave, as fourth-ranked Kentucky dispatched Alabama 73-55 in a quarterfinal matchup in Nashville.