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Basketball Preview Part 2: Size and savvy defines this year’s Crimson Tide

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.

Florida 73, Alabama 52: Wheels coming off at the wrong time

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com Staff Feb. 27, 2018 Alabama missed 19 consecutive field goal attempts during a brutal first half and put its NCAA tournament hopes in severe jeopardy with a 73-52 blowout loss to Florida at Coleman Coliseum. What did we learn today?: Nothing kills a bad product faster than good marketing. And Avery […]

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Tide has a chance to get on bigger roll against sinking Commodores

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com Staff Jan. 2, 2018 Where to watch: Alabama (9-4, 1-0 SEC) at Vanderbilt (5-8, 0-1) – Today 6 p.m. Central, Memorial Gymnasium, SEC Network Who to watch: John Petty. Just named SEC freshman of the week for the second time, Petty tends to run hot and cold during the course of […]

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Alabama 70, Ole Miss 55: Aggressive basketball is back in town

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Alabama 70, Ole Miss 55: Aggressive basketball is back in town

Alabama honored its three seniors before their last regular season game at Coleman Coliseum, but it was the freshman duo of Dazon Ingram and Braxton Key that combined for 41 points as the Crimson Tide downed Ole Miss 70-55 Wednesday to clinch the No. 5 seed in next week’s SEC tournament.

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Georgia 70, Alabama 63: Tide in a tailspin to end regular season

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com staff March 5, 2016 Alabama’s season-long scoring problems didn’t disappear in its regular season finale, as the Crimson Tide faded down the stretch of a 70-63 loss at Georgia. What did we learn today?: That February’s five-game winning streak was fool’s gold. If Bama wasn’t as bad as a 1-5 start […]

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Alabama 82, Mississippi State 80 (OT): Tide emerges battered, bruised – but not beaten

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Alabama 82, Mississippi State 80 (OT): Tide emerges battered, bruised – but not beaten

It took an extra five minutes, but Alabama finally got its first conference road win, rallying from a seven-point deficit in the closing minutes and a four-point hole in overtime to knock off Mississippi State 82-80.

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