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Alabama 76, Arizona 73: Kira Lewis seizes spotlight in must-win game

By Chris DePew TideFans.com Staff Dec. 9, 2018 Alabama blew its second massive home lead of the week, but this time the Crimson Tide was resilient enough to withstand the blow and pull off its best win of the season, a 76-73 victory against Arizona. What did we learn today?: Kira Lewis can get it […]

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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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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After week off, Bama back on the court against Murray State

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com Staff Nov. 26, 2018 Where to watch: Murray State (3-0 – #112 Pomeroy Rating) vs. Alabama (4-1 – #61) – Today 7 p.m. Central, Coleman Coliseum, SEC Network-Plus (online only) Who to watch: Herbert Jones. So much was expected out Jones in his second year that can be easy to overlook […]

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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 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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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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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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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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