Watford postponing announcement

Trendon Watford, the state’s top high school basketball prospect, said Monday that he would postpone a previously scheduled announcement at the Jordan Brand game in Las Vegas from April 20 and set a different date. “Due to the Jordan Brand...

Grad transfer PG Beetle Bolden commits to Alabama

Graduate transfer point guard James "Beetle" Bolden committed to Alabama on Sunday morning after visiting campus over the weekend. Bolden announced his decision on his Twitter account. https://twitter.com/nate_oats/status/1117419708578443267 Bolden will arrive at Alabama with one season of eligibility remaining after spending the...

Tevin Mack expected to explore NBA draft

Alabama guard Tevin Mack is expected to explore the 2019 NBA draft, The Tuscaloosa News has learned. Mack completed his redshirt junior season in 2018-19 at Alabama and has one year of eligibility left. Mack is not expected to hire...

Alabama officially announces men’s basketball staff

The University of Alabama and head basketball coach Nate Oats, announced the addition of five staff members, which include three assistant coaches, a strength and conditioning coach and a director of basketball operations on Wednesday. The Crimson Tide’s first-year head...

PODCAST: Nate Oats’ first priorities at Alabama

Cecil Hurt and Ben Jones sit down to discuss the start of Nate Oats' tenure at Alabama. The new basketball coach convinced Kira Lewis Jr. and John Petty to remain in Tuscaloosa and has assembled his first coaching staff....

Kira Lewis to return to play for Crimson Tide, Oats

University of Alabama point guard Kira Lewis Jr., a member of the 2019 All-SEC Freshman Team, announced via Twitter on Monday that he would withdraw from the NCAA transfer portal and return for his sophomore season at UA. “First, I...

Tennessee Tech hires former Alabama assistant John Pelphrey

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Former University of Alabama assistant coach John Pelphrey is returning to the head coaching ranks at Tennessee Tech. Tennessee Tech announced the hire on Saturday. Pelphrey replaces Steve Payne, who resigned last month after going 118-134 in eight...

Henry to join Oats’ staff at Alabama

University of Alabama men’s basketball Nate Oats continued to fill his coaching staff for the upcoming season as Charlie Henry, a former Chicago Bulls assistant and most recently the head coach of the Windy City Bulls in the NBA...

PODCAST: Nate Oats’ time at Buffalo with Jonah Bronstein

Jonah Bronstein covered Nate Oats as Buffalo coach at The Niagara Gazette and for the Associated Press in Buffalo. He talks about the backstory behind the new Alabama basketball coach, how he recruited top 100 players to Buffalo and...

Alabama basketball to play in 2020 Maui Jim Maui Invitational

The Alabama men’s basketball team will be one of eight teams that will compete in the 2020 Maui Jim Maui Invitational, the tournament announced Wednesday morning. The event is Nov. 23-25 at the historic Lahaina Civic Center on the...
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