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Arkansas trip is last best chance to reverse ugly trends

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.
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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.

Tide and Tigers united by lingering doubts with Round 2 ahead

By Chris DePew Staff March 5, 2019 Where to watch: Auburn (20-9, 9-7 SEC - #16 Pomeroy Rating) at Alabama (17-12, 8-8 - #56) - Today,...

LSU 74, Alabama 69: Crimson Tide back in familiar bubble limbo

By Chris DePew Staff March 2, 2019 After shooting under 40 percent for most of the game, No. 13 LSU made nine of its last 11...

Rematch won’t get any easier against No. 13 LSU

By Chris DePew Staff March 2, 2019 Where to watch: No. 13 LSU (23-5, 13-2 SEC - #21 Pomeroy Rating) at Alabama (17-11, 8-7 - #56)...

Alabama 68, South Carolina 62: Tide flips the script for happier ending

By Chris DePew Staff Feb. 26, 2019 After coughing up another double-digit advantage, Alabama kept its poise on the road and rallied back from a five-point...
Jan 19, 2019; Knoxville, TN, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide guard Tevin Mack (34) and forward Donta Hall (0) battle Tennessee Volunteers forward Kyle Alexander (11) for a rebound during the first half at Thompson-Boling Arena. Mandatory Credit: Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports

Stretch run begins with Tevin Mack’s return to South Carolina

Homecoming games are tricky to predict, and Mack, who played at Columbia’s Dreher High, is already one of the hardest Bama players to peg. In February he has alternated double-digit scoring games with less-effective outings. If that pattern holds true he’s due for a big game after being held to just eight points against Vanderbilt
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Alabama 68, Vanderbilt 61: Tide takes initial step towards salvaging season

Alabama scored 24 points off Vanderbilt turnovers and allowed none in return as the Crimson Tide held on for a 68-61 home victory Saturday to snap a three-game losing streak.
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

Coaching drama overshadows rematch with dismal Dores

Is Avery Johnson’s heart even in this anymore? The grumblings that began last year when his most talented team at the Capstone nearly missed the NCAA tournament have blossomed into a very loud chorus in the face of three consecutive brutal losses.
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Texas A&M 65, Alabama 56: No new answers, just more losing

Alabama twice blew double-digit leads and pushed its season to the brink of catastrophe with a third consecutive loss as Texas A&M completed the season sweep with a 65-56 comeback in College Station.

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