Mar 1, 2017; Tuscaloosa, AL, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Avery Johnson during the game against Mississippi Rebels at Coleman Coliseum. The Tide defeated the Rebels 70-55. Mandatory Credit: Marvin Gentry-USA TODAY Sports

Alabama 70, Ole Miss 55: Aggressive basketball is back in town

Alabama honored its three seniors before their last regular season game at Coleman Coliseum, but it was the freshman duo of Dazon Ingram and Braxton Key that combined for 41 points as the Crimson Tide downed Ole Miss 70-55 Wednesday to clinch the No. 5 seed in next week’s SEC tournament.

Mizzou may be more than paper Tigers for rematch

By Chris DePew Staff Feb. 15, 2017 Where to watch: Alabama (14-10, 7-5 SEC) at Missouri (7-17, 2-10) - Today 7:30 p.m. Central, Mizzou Arena, SEC...
Nov 7, 2018; Tucson, AZ, USA; Arizona Wildcats guard Justin Coleman (12) drives to the basket as Houston Baptist Huskies guard Braxton Bonds (30) defends during the first half at McKale Center. Mandatory Credit: Casey Sapio-USA TODAY Sports

Former Tide player returns with revenge on his mind

A ghost of Christmas past. Never able to make the jump to full-time starter at Alabama, Justin Coleman sat out a transfer season, blossomed into a volume shooter who also racked up assists in one year at Samford.
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Desperate Tide must make stand on perimeter against Arkansas State

Who to watch: Ar’Mond Davis. The junior college transfer may or may not get the start tonight in place of the injured Corban Collins (groin), but his minutes figure to increase tonight, especially if he can display his long-rumored scoring touch.

LSU 90, Alabama 76: Out-of-focus Tide finally runs out of luck

Alabama came out lethargic against No. 22 LSU and by the time the Crimson Tide was ready to compete, the host Tigers were galloping...

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

By Chris DePew 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...
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UCF 70, Alabama 64: Crimson Tide can’t recover from icy start

Alabama missed 14 of its first 15 field goal attempts and never fully recovered its offensive footing, falling 70-64 at UCF in the season’s first true road game.

Cornered ‘Cats may come out swinging against visiting Bama

By Chris DePew Staff Feb. 17, 2018 Where to watch: Alabama (17-9, 8-5 SEC) at Kentucky (17-9, 6-7) - Today 1 p.m. Central, Rupp Arena, CBS Who...

Pressure on to duplicate what worked against Rebels in regular season

By Chris DePew Staff March 14, 2019 Where to watch: Alabama (17-14 - #60 Pomeroy Rating) vs. Ole Miss (20-11 - #43) - Today 6 p.m....

This week in the SEC: Almost halftime, so let’s check the highlights

Player of the half-year: Tyler Ulis, Kentucky - The 5-foot-9 sophomore point guard is the glue keeping the mercurial Wildcats together. His statistics (16.1 points, 6.2 rebounds per game) don’t capture the whole story of the energy he brings to the lineup, the superior decisions he makes and the grit he shows racking up more minutes than John Calipari would like.

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