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Norfolk State 80, Alabama 79: A change has got to come at the top

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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Richmond 71, Alabama 64: Another season ends with early NIT exit

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com staff March 14, 2017 Alabama’s vaunted defense got cut to shreds Tuesday night at Coleman Coliseum as sixth-seeded Richmond shot 53.8 percent from the field to upset the No. 3 Crimson Tide 71-64 in the first round of the NIT. What did we learn today?: There was next to nothing left […]

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Which Braxton Key will Bama see in NIT opener?

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com staff March 14, 2017 Where to watch: No. 6 Richmond (20-12) at No. 3 Alabama (19-14) – Today 8:15 p.m. Central, Coleman Coliseum, ESPN2 Who to watch: Braxton Key. The Crimson Tide’s top scorer had a wild ride through the SEC tournament, going from an offensive afterthought against Mississippi State (1-for-6 […]

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Creighton 72, Alabama 54: Tide comes unbuckled in lackluster finale

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com staff March 15, 2016 Alabama’s first season under Avery Johnson ended with a thud, as the Crimson Tide was held to 19 points in the first half and never seriously threatened host Creighton after that in a 72-54 loss in the opening round of the NIT. What did we learn today?: […]

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Alabama looks to clamp down on high-flying Bluejays in NIT opener

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com staff March 15, 2016 Where to watch: No. 5 Alabama (18-14) at No. 4 Creighton (18-14) – 8 p.m. today, CenturyLink Center, ESPN Who to watch: Retin Obasohan. The do-everything senior guard has done less than we’ve come to expect in the first half of his last three games. He had […]

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