Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Tide Tip-off shows Alabama’s depth

The University of Alabama men’s basketball team held its annual Tide Tip-off event on Monday night, providing a mixture of optimism and rust in a scrimmage won by the White team, 64-52, against the Crimson team. “Obviously we are not...

Tide Tip-Off launches Alabama basketball season

The University of Alabama men’s and women’s basketball teams will host the annual Tide Tip-Off on Monday night, an event that will seem like a reunion because of the number of familiar faces. The men’s team will return nine players...

Crimson Tide basketball hosts Pro Day

For the second straight year, the University of Alabama men’s basketball team had a crowded Pro Day — this time without a projected lottery pick. More than 30 scouts representing 24 NBA teams were on hand on Wednesday afternoon to...

CECIL HURT: Collin Sexton’s name draws attention in recruiting fraud case

Among the bombshells that have been dropped in federal court in New York this week, where three defendants - including an aspiring agent (and agent runner) Christian Dawkins - are charged with wire fraud and other felonies in the...

Recruiting roundup 10/1/2018: Busy week for football, basketball

Alabama football and basketball continued to plug away on the recruiting trail this past week. Basketball coach Avery Johnson landed an important commitment and visited another highly-touted recruit. Alabama football offered multiple players and continued to host visits. UA basketball...

Alabama basketball adds Shackelford as third commitment

The University of Alabama men’s basketball program received its third commitment for the upcoming November signing period on Saturday when Jaden Shackelford, a 6-foot-3 shooting guard from Hesperia, Cal., announced via his Twitter account that he would sign with...

Alabama women’s basketball opens practice with blend of youth and experience

By Carey Reeder Special to The Tuscaloosa News   The University of Alabama women’s basketball opened practice for the 2018-19 season Wednesday at Foster Auditorium. Coming off its second consecutive 20-win season and a quarterfinal appearance in the Women’s NIT, the Crimson Tide...

UA looking to add offense as hoops season begins

 University of Alabama men’s basketball coach Avery Johnson did not specifically say so, but the Crimson Tide head coach might be looking for his own Tua Tagovailoa — or at least a team effort that will improve his...

CECIL HURT: Alabama basketball trying to ride recruiting wave

In the midst of football season, the Southeastern Conference’s continued escalation as a men’s basketball power continued quietly but powerfully. The University of Alabama basketball staff is working hard to ride that wave, a necessity as the SEC continues to...

Crimson Tide hoops sets exhibition game

 The University of Alabama announced on Thursday that the men’s basketball team would open its schedule with an October 30 exhibition game against the Montevallo Falcons at Coleman Coliseum. The contest will mark the Falcons' fourth meeting with the Crimson...
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