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CECIL HURT: Fans anxiously wait on Key’s decision

A postseason honors banquet is supposed to be a celebratory time for a college sports program, a chance to show highlights and brag on graduation rates, to tell a few jokes, hand out some plaques and wish the seniors...

Braxton Key to test NBA Draft waters

Braxton Key, a Freshman All-SEC Team forward for the University of Alabama basketball team, will enter the 2017 NBA Draft but will not hire an agent. The move will allow Key to receive evaluations from NBA teams yet return to...

Alabama basketball to play in Veterans Classic

The University of Alabama men’s basketball team will open its 2017-18 regular season in the 2017 Veterans Classic on CBS Sports Network, the U.S. Naval Academy announced on Monday. The Crimson Tide will face Coach Tubby Smith's Memphis Tigers at 5:30 p.m....

CECIL HURT: Rough seas or smooth sailing for Tide basketball in 2017-18?

There is no smooth sailing when it comes to managing a college basketball roster these days. Avery Johnson knows that, and knew it before this weekend. His University of Alabama men's basketball team didn't capsize with the news of...

Ar’Mond Davis announces transfer

ArMond Davis, who played in all 32 games as a reserve for the University of Alabama men's basketball team this season after transferring from a junior college, has elected to transfer from UA. He is the third player to...

CECIL HURT: What a year it’s been for SEC hoops

  The SEC men's basketball season is over, but it expired honorably. The SEC women's basketball season ends Sunday night, with even more glory, an NCAA championship already guaranteed for either Mississippi State or South Carolina. The combined success marks the best...

Tide women reflect on strong finish, next season

By Drew Hill Special to Tidesports.com   The generic ‘it was a roller coaster of a season’ type of recap doesn't quite fit the body of work from Alabama women’s basketball in 2016-17. In many ways, the Crimson Tide’s season was actually linear,...

Basketball signee Collin Sexton puts on a show at All-Star game

By Eli Kaberon Special to The Tuscaloosa News   CHICAGO – The best passer on the Alabama campus next fall may not be Jalen Hurts. In fact, it may not be a Crimson Tide football player at all. The title may belong...

UA commit Collin Sexton nails physical, mental sides of the game

Eli Kaberon Special to The Tuscaloosa News CHICAGO – The practices and scrimmages prior to the McDonald’s All-America games are generally more competitive than the game itself. With NBA executives and scouts peering at them from behind one basket, and media...

EXCLUSIVE: Q&A with new Alabama AD Greg Byrne

Greg Byrne officially took over as the University of Alabama's director of athletics on March 2, replacing Bill Battle. In nearly four weeks in his new post, Byrne, who came to Alabama from the University of Arizona, has has...

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