Feb 11, 2017; Orlando, FL, USA; UCF Knights head coach Johnny Dawkins yells to a player during the second half of an NCAA basketball game against the Connecticut Huskies at CFE Federal Credit Union Arena. The Huskies won 66-63. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

UCF 65, Alabama 62: Ghosts of offense past haunt Crimson Tide

After a few weeks of sloppy play masked by brilliant play at crunch time, the bill came due for No. 24 Alabama as the lethargic Crimson Tide dropped a 65-62 home decision to UCF.
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Valparaiso 68, Alabama 60: Long-distance shooting falls into overnight slumber

While most of its fan base was fast asleep, Alabama’s two-game Las Vegas swing got off to a rocky start late Monday, as the Crimson Tide fell 68-60 to Valparaiso in the semifinals of the Men Who Speak Up Main Event tournament.
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.
Nov 29, 2017; Tuscaloosa, AL, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide guard Collin Sexton (2) goes to the basket and is fouled by Louisiana Tech Bulldogs guard Derric Jean (1) during the second half at Coleman Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Marvin Gentry-USA TODAY Sports

Alabama 77, Louisiana Tech 74: Crimson Tide flirts with disaster again before rallying

Dazon Ingram and Collin Sexton scored 22 points apiece as No. 24 Alabama erased a double-digit deficit to get past Louisiana Tech with a 77-74 home victory.
Nov 27, 2015; Kissimmee, FL, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Avery Johnson talks with forward Shannon Hale (11) against the Wichita State Shockers during the second half at HP Field House. Alabama Crimson Tide beat the Wichita State Shockers 64-60. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

UA 64, WSU 60: Defense helps Tide shock the Shockers

A day after a discouraging loss to No. 23 Xavier, Alabama bounced back by limiting No. 20 Wichita State 31.1 percent shooting from the field and held on for a 64-60 win in a consolation game at the AdvoCare Invitational at Walt Disney World’s HP Field House.
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Auburn 66, Alabama 60: Lost season begging to be put out of our misery

The Crimson Tide doesn’t deserve a return trip to the NCAA tournament, and it probably doesn’t have to worry about it any more. Gifted yet another opportunity at a quality win to burnish its credentials, Bama couldn’t close the deal against an Auburn team that has struggled to recreate last year’s chemistry and had no road wins of note.

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

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...
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Bama 74, Notre Dame 73: Crimson Tide scorches nets to claim another upset

Alabama is leaving the Magic Kingdom on a high after finding a magical shooting touch. The Crimson Tide shot a season-high 54.4 percent from the floor and got a game-winning layup from Retin Obasohan with eight seconds left to stun No. 17 Notre Dame 74-73 in the fifth-place game of the AdvoCare Invitational at Walt Disney World.
Jan 25, 2017; Athens, GA, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide forward Braxton Key (25) dunks the ball against the Georgia Bulldogs during the first half at Stegeman Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Adam Hagy-USA TODAY Sports

Alabama 80, Georgia 60: Braxton Key puts a dent in Bulldogs’ bubble

The Crimson Tide still does a mean zombie impression when the chips are down. After especially embarrassing losses in Avery Johnson’s first season, Alabama had a habit of bouncing back strong the next game. Sure enough, Bama channeled its frustration from Saturday’s blowout loss in Auburn to ruin the night of the Bulldogs, who are suddenly sliding off the NCAA tournament bubble.

Can rivalry game renew Bama’s fighting spirit?

By Chris DePew TideFans.com staff Feb. 27, 2016 Where to watch: Auburn (11-16, 5-10 SEC) at Alabama (16-11, 7-8) - 4 p.m. Central today, Coleman Coliseum, SEC...

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