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Avery Johnson needs to use NIT to focus on future

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Avery Johnson needs to use NIT to focus on future

In two previous NIT trips, Avery Johnson stuck with his conventional strategies and rotations – and got a pair of lackluster losses for his trouble with teams that clearly were uninterested in playing any more basketball.

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Kentucky 73, Alabama 55: Tide falls meekly as UK approaches peak form

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Kentucky 73, Alabama 55: Tide falls meekly as UK approaches peak form

For the fourth consecutive season, the Crimson Tide crashed out of the SEC tournament on a Big Blue wave, as fourth-ranked Kentucky dispatched Alabama 73-55 in a quarterfinal matchup in Nashville.

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Alabama 62, Ole Miss 57: Unlikely heroes keep Bama bubble inflated

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com Staff March 14, 2019 Having already erased an earlier 16-point deficit, Alabama scored the last seven points of the game in the last 94 seconds to upset Ole Miss 62-57 and advance to the quarterfinals of the SEC tournament in Nashville. What did we learn today?: This team played hard even […]

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Pressure on to duplicate what worked against Rebels in regular season

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com Staff March 14, 2019 Where to watch: Alabama (17-14 – #60 Pomeroy Rating) vs. Ole Miss (20-11 – #43) – Today 6 p.m. Central, Bridgestone Arena (Nashville), SEC Network Who to watch: John Petty. If Bama is to rescue its season again with another unlikely SEC tournament run, it badly needs […]

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Arkansas 82, Alabama 70: Another harsh reckoning for underdeveloped Tide

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Arkansas 82, Alabama 70: Another harsh reckoning for underdeveloped Tide

Faced with the latest in what seems like an unending string of win-or-else games, Alabama once again opted for “else,” fading badly in the second half to conclude the regular season with an uninspiring 82-70 loss at Arkansas.

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Alabama 68, Vanderbilt 61: Tide takes initial step towards salvaging season

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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.

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Texas A&M 65, Alabama 56: No new answers, just more losing

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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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Florida 71, Alabama 53: Is anyone going to pay a price for unacceptable effort?

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com Staff Feb. 16, 2019 Alabama got snared in Florida’s ruthless defense and grinding pace from the opening tip as the Crimson Tide absorbed a disheartening 71-53 loss at Coleman Coliseum. What did we learn today?: Bama may have already passed its peak this season, and if so the peak was less […]

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Donta Hall needs to be the antidote to any Memorial Magic

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Donta Hall needs to be the antidote to any Memorial Magic

t had been quite a while since Hall wasn’t a factor in the scoring column, but that’s what happened against Georgia, with foul trouble limiting him to three points in 18 minutes.

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