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

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.

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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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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Wildcats the next challenge for banged-up Bama

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com Staff March 10, 2018 Where to watch: No. 9 Alabama (19-14) vs. No. 4 Kentucky (22-10) – Today noon Central, Scottrade Center (St. Louis), ESPN Who to watch: Collin Sexton. The “Young Bull” is on pace to be SEC Tournament MVP, but how much gas is left in his tank after […]

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Alabama 81, Auburn 63: Crimson Tide trades in bubble for bragging rights

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Alabama 81, Auburn 63: Crimson Tide trades in bubble for bragging rights

No. 9 Alabama held top-seeded Auburn without a field goal for the first 10 minutes of the second half and advanced to the SEC Tournament semifinals for a second consecutive year with an 81-63 blowout in St. Louis.

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Arkansas 76, Alabama 73: Margin for error vanishing after 3rd consecutive loss

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com Staff Feb. 24, 2018 Alabama got pushed around in the paint and couldn’t make up enough ground with a last-minute rally as Arkansas escaped Coleman Coliseum with a 76-73 upset. What did we learn today?: This team is in real danger of matching the 2000-01 Gerald Wallace squad as the most […]

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Auburn 90, Alabama 71: Defenseless Tide gets torched behind the arc

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com Staff Feb. 21, 2018 Alabama gave up a dozen 3-pointers and got embarrassed on the glass as No. 12 Auburn sent the Crimson Tide back to Tuscaloosa smarting after a 90-71 beatdown. What did we learn today?: All those open looks from behind the arc that Bama has allowed this year […]

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Kentucky 81, Alabama 71: Tide can’t survive a Big Blue blowout on the boards

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com Staff Feb. 17, 2018 Alabama met its match defensively as Kentucky shut down the paint for long stretches of time, whipped the Crimson Tide on the glass and forced 13 turnovers en route to an 81-71 Wildcats victory at Rupp Arena. What did we learn today?: The best bet for stopping […]

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Mississippi State 67, Alabama 63: Crimson Tide can’t connect behind arc

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com Staff Feb. 6, 2018 Alabama shot a paltry 14 percent from 3-point range as Mississippi State evened the season series in a 67-63 decision at Humphreys Coliseum. What did we learn today?: Slow-paced teams with muscle inside can intimidate Bama into playing their way. MSU is one of the nation’s best […]

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