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

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 […]

Texas A&M 81, Alabama 80: Any remaining goodwill is as good as gone now

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Texas A&M 81, Alabama 80: Any remaining goodwill is as good as gone now

Texas A&M went just 3-for-19 from 3-point range, but that third make was a TJ Starks bank shot at the final buzzer to pull the Aggies back to the .500 mark with an 81-80 upset at Alabama.

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Alabama 79, Stephen F. Austin 69: Tide tames the Lumberjacks and looks … OK

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Alabama 79, Stephen F. Austin 69: Tide tames the Lumberjacks and looks … OK

Alabama out-muscled Stephen F. Austin on the glass to survive an 18-turnover night and end 2018 with a 79-69 road victory. With due respect to Hall’s usual excellence and Lewis’ 17 points and eight assists, Riley Norris was the one option off the bench that provided a real energy boost.

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Alabama 73, Penn State 64: Monster run ensures a happy holiday for Crimson Tide

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Alabama 73, Penn State 64: Monster run ensures a happy holiday for Crimson Tide

Alabama limited Penn State to less than 39 percent shooting from the field as the Crimson Tide wrapped up the home portion of the nonconference schedule with a 73-64 victory at Coleman Coliseum.

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Alabama 79, Ball State 61: Bounceback performances power Tide blowout

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Alabama 79, Ball State 61: Bounceback performances power Tide blowout

Alabama looked far sharper on the second day of the Charleston Classic, shooting better than 50 percent and holding Ball State in check all afternoon for a 79-61 consolation round victory.

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Bama enters Charleston Classic with plenty still to prove

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Bama enters Charleston Classic with plenty still to prove

The Huskies have four veteran guards with good size and solid scoring ability, led by 6-foot-5 senior Vasa Pusica, who averaged nearly 18 points and better than five assists per game last year.

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Basketball Preview Part 2: Size and savvy defines this year’s Crimson Tide

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Basketball Preview Part 2: Size and savvy defines this year’s Crimson Tide

Part 2: Entering year four of the Avery Johnson era, Alabama has firmly established an identity, even if it isn’t the frantic fast-breaking style Johnson would prefer in his heart. What the Crimson Tide has is a roster short on pure scorers but blessed with an abundance of tall, lanky athletes with impressive wingspans, plenty of game experience and a commitment to tenacious defense.

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Alabama 86, Virginia Tech 83: Tide shoots lights out to end NCAA drought

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com Staff March 15, 2018 Freshmen Collin Sexton and John Petty combined for 45 points as No. 9 Alabama secured its first NCAA Tournament win since 2006 by outlasting No. 8 Virginia Tech 86-83 in an East Regional matchup in Pittsburgh. What did we learn today?: Not all hot shooting nights are […]

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Is a shakeup in order for visit from No. 15 Volunteers?

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com Staff Feb. 10, 2018 Where to watch: Alabama (15-9, 6-5 SEC) vs. No. 15 Tennessee (18-5, 8-3) – Today 5 p.m. Central, Coleman Coliseum, SEC Network Who to watch: Avery Johnson Jr. For a team sorely in need of experienced leadership, there are crazier ideas than starting one of the only […]

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Alabama 68, Florida 50: Once again Tide shifts into high gear against ranked foe

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com Staff Feb. 3, 2018 Alabama gave up just 17 points in the second half and 40 over the last 36 minutes as the Crimson Tide pulled away for a 68-50 victory at No. 23 Florida. What did we learn today?: If you want Bama to play at its best, put a […]

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