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Alabama’s postseason fate may depend on upsetting Wildcats again

By Chris DePew TideFans.com Staff March 15, 2019 Where to watch: Alabama (18-14 – #60 Pomeroy Rating) vs. No. 4 Kentucky (26-5 – #8), Today 6 p.m. Central, Bridgestone Arena (Nashville), SEC Network Who to watch: Herbert Jones. January’s upset of the Wildcats is best remembered as Tevin Mack’s breakout game, with six made 3-pointers. […]

Alabama 77, Kentucky 75 Tide rises up to finally knock off Kentucky

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Alabama 77, Kentucky 75 Tide rises up to finally knock off Kentucky

A pair of overlooked starters had their best games of the season as Tevin Mack and Herbert Jones combined for 32 points in Alabama’s 77-75 home upset of No. 13 Kentucky.

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A change needs to come for Alabama to escape Big Blue funk

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A change needs to come for Alabama to escape Big Blue funk

To put it bluntly, if the Crimson Tide is going to upset Kentucky for the first time in six years, it needs someone to greatly exceed what they’ve already done this season.

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Basketball Preview Part 3: Loaded SEC makes for another challenging schedule

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Basketball Preview Part 3: Loaded SEC makes for another challenging schedule

Last season, Alabama broke into the NCAA tournament field despite 15 losses and a losing record in SEC play. What put the Crimson Tide over the top was playing the nation’s third-toughest schedule as measured by RPI. And once again the schedule will pack a punch, although that comes mostly from a loaded SEC slate this time around.

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Previews 2018: Florida, Georgia and Kentucky

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Previews 2018: Florida, Georgia and Kentucky

Jim McElwain just couldn’t hang on, and the Gators finally moved on from him to Dan Mullen; Most were expecting an improvement in Kirby Smart’s second season; not so many were expecting Georgia to be a blown coverage away from a national championship; If ever an upcoming season felt like a season of change, Kentucky’s 2018 year is beginning to take on that characteristic.

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Kentucky 86, Alabama 63: Cats take full advantage of depleted Tide

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Kentucky 86, Alabama 63: Cats take full advantage of depleted Tide

Kentucky’s offense proved unstoppable in the second half, as the No. 4 Wildcats shot better than 84 percent after the break to bury ninth-seeded Alabama 86-63 in the semifinals of the SEC Tournament in St. Louis.

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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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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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Cornered ‘Cats may come out swinging against visiting Bama

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com Staff Feb. 17, 2018 Where to watch: Alabama (17-9, 8-5 SEC) at Kentucky (17-9, 6-7) – Today 1 p.m. Central, Rupp Arena, CBS Who to watch: Collin Sexton. After missing two games with an abdominal injury and struggling in his first game back, Sexton has been locked in the last half-dozen […]

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2017-18 Basketball Preview: A promising script gets a last-minute rewrite

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com staff Nov. 8, 2017 The closer Alabama basketball gets to tipping off the season, the less clear it is what kind of team Avery Johnson will be able to put on the floor. Expectations have been soaring in Tuscaloosa ever since Johnson signed a Top 5 recruiting class last fall. But […]

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