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CECIL HURT: Alabama women playing with swagger

You'd probably be stretching things a bit to call the Women's NIT "March Madness." That's equally true of the men's version. But whether you call it March Mildness or March Moderation, here's the part that matters for the Alabama...

Alabama women’s basketball advances to Elite Eight of WNIT

By Drew Hill, Special to The Tuscaloosa News Alabama women’s basketball has advanced further than it has in 16 years, so it’s only appropriate that the Crimson Tide moved past the team that cut its run short one season ago. UA’s 72-64...

Alabama women set for rematch with Tulane in WNIT

Women’s NIT Sweet 16 Who: Tulane at Alabama When: 7 p.m., Thursday Where: Coleman Coliseum Records: Alabama 21-13, Tulane 18-14 Radio: 100.1 FM   By Drew Hill Special to Tidesports.com The rematch is set. It would be unfair to label Alabama versus Tulane women's...

CECIL HURT: A curious case of coaching for Mike Davis

The first time I saw Mike Davis after he'd coached an NCAA Tournament basketball game, in Boston in 2003, his team had won – and he looked miserable. The second time, which came over the weekend in Greenville, S.C., his...

UA women’s basketball prepare to face Tulane

By Drew Hill Special to The Tuscaloosa News Alabama women's basketball punched its ticket to the Sweet 16 of the Women's NIT on Sunday, coming from behind to defeat Arkansas-Little Rock 55-53. The game ended on a game-winning shot by freshman...

Crimson Tide advances in fourth-quarter comeback

By Drew Hill Special to The Tuscaloosa News It looked as if it might be a bitter ending for Alabama women’s basketball after 30 minutes against Arkansas-Little Rock. Freshman point guard Jordan Lewis made sure the ending of this season stays...

Women’s basketball team has boost of confidence for WNIT

  Women's NIT Who: Arkansas-Little Rock at Alabama When: 2 p.m. Where: Coleman Coliseum Records: Alabama 20-13, Little Rock 25-8 Radio: 100.1 FM   By Drew Hill Special to Tidesports   Alabama women’s basketball is on a hot streak, and just like the season, the...

CECIL HURT: It will be fun when Alabama gets back into the Big Dance

Even in those years when the Alabama basketball team doesn't make it into the NCAA Tournament field -- and it has been a long, barren stretch of road for a decade except for a quick stop in North Carolina...

Alabama breezes past Mercer in WNIT

By Drew Hill Special to Tidesports.com   Alabama women’s basketball is a long way from where it began the season. It’s latest maneuver was a 81-57 victory in the first round of the Women’s NIT over Mercer, but the Crimson Tide’s path...

Alabama women have golden opportunity at WNIT

By Drew Hill Special to Tidesports.com   Women's NIT Who: Mercer at Alabama When: 7 p.m. Where: Coleman Coliseum Records: Alabama 19-13, Mercer 25-6 Radio: 100.1 FM The process of building a team back to NCAA Tournament caliber takes time. There are plenty...

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PHOTOS: Crimson Tide Early Enrollees Press Conference

The University of Alabama introduces its early enrolling freshmen during a press conference on National Signing Day. Six of the early enrollees, including quarterback...

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