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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 […]

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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Alabama 90, Wichita State 86: Crimson Tide finally opens offensive floodgates

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At least for one glorious afternoon, Alabama was finally that team. And it needed every bit of that acumen to hold off the feisty Shockers, who crashed the offensive glass to double up Bama’s second-chance scoring and all but refused to turn the ball over. Neither team played bad defense, bu both squads were so locked in that it became impossible to keep the ball out of the basket.

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Alabama basketball has to get mad before it can get even

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Alabama basketball has to get mad before it can get even

If lodging depended on effort, the Crimson Tide would have spent the night at a Motel 6. Did yesterday’s blowout loss to Northeastern make anyone angry? Angry enough to verbalize that the outcome and effort were unacceptable?

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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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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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Alabama 82, Southern 62: Shorthanded Tide aces easy first test

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Alabama 82, Southern 62: Shorthanded Tide aces easy first test

Bama got the most out of its mix-and-match lineup, including a solid debut from freshman point guard Kira Lewis. The 17-year-old from Meridianville looked perfectly comfortable stepping up to the college game, delivering seven of Alabama’s 17 assists in 29 minutes. Donta Hall (20 points) and John Petty (17) delivered almost half the points, with Tevin Mack and Galin Smith adding 10 apiece.

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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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Basketball Preview Part 1: Bama is back, but is it back to stay?

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Basketball Preview Part 1: Bama is back, but is it back to stay?

Alabama reclaimed its toehold in the world of college basketball prominence last season, returning to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2012 and winning a game in the big dance for the first time in a dozen seasons.

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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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