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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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UCF 70, Alabama 64: Crimson Tide can’t recover from icy start

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UCF 70, Alabama 64: Crimson Tide can’t recover from icy start

Alabama missed 14 of its first 15 field goal attempts and never fully recovered its offensive footing, falling 70-64 at UCF in the season’s first true road game.

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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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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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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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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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