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Former Tide player returns with revenge on his mind

By Chris DePew TideFans.com Staff Dec. 9, 2018 Where to watch: Arizona (7-2 – #47 Pomeroy Rating) at Alabama (5-3 – #69) – Today, noon Central, Coleman Coliseum, ESPN Who to watch: Donta Hall. This surely can’t be how Hall pictured his senior season playing out, with his minutes and scoring down even as he […]

Georgia State 83, Alabama 80: Tide blows 22 point lead in brutal loss

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Georgia State 83, Alabama 80: Tide blows 22 point lead in brutal loss

After dominating the first half, Alabama fell apart over the final 20 minutes, blowing a 22-point lead as Georgia State hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer for an 83-80 upset at Coleman Coliseum.

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Shakeup in starting 5 could be on tap for Georgia State

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Shakeup in starting 5 could be on tap for Georgia State

very Johnson has broken character by going with the same starting lineup each game this year, but Smith’s lack of production sticks out like a sore thumb.

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Tide needs Donta Hall back on his horse as they face down Knights

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Tide needs Donta Hall back on his horse as they face down Knights

Alabama, which has outrebounded every opponent so far, is one the country’s better teams on the offensive boards and when it comes to limiting the opponent’s rebounds. But the Knights feast on the glass, averaging 42.8 per game (15th nationally).

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Alabama 78, Murray State 72: Ja Morant stole the show but Tide earned the win

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Alabama 78, Murray State 72: Ja Morant stole the show but Tide earned the win

Murray State’s Ja Morant lit up the Coleman Coliseum scoreboard with 38 points but Alabama held his teammates in check and gutted out a 78-72 victory.

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Northeastern 68, Alabama 52: Ugly loss feels all too familiar

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com Staff Nov. 15, 2018 Northeastern scored the first eight points of the game and Alabama never showed any sustained interest in fighting back as the Huskies prevailed 68-52 in the first round of the Charleston Classic. What did we learn today?: Bama is unlikely to face a Top 25 team until […]

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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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Alabama 81, Appalachian State 73: Kira Lewis carries cold-shooting Crimson Tide

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Alabama 81, Appalachian State 73: Kira Lewis carries cold-shooting Crimson Tide

Faced with a seven-point deficit in the second half, Alabama roared back to life behind 21 points from freshman Kira Lewis to put away visiting Appalachian State 81-73.

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What can Kira Lewis do for an encore against Appalachian State?

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What can Kira Lewis do for an encore against Appalachian State?

he Crimson Tide never got the production it was hoping for last year when pairing Donta Hall with either Daniel Giddens or Galin Smith on the floor at the same time. The timing seemed off, the spacing was poor and responsibilities ill-defined.

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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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