UA survives MSU rally, hangs on for 68-62 win

TUSCALOOSA | The Alabama football team had a parade. The Crimson Tide basketball team looked like it would have a walk in the park. Things didn’t happen quite that way. Coach Avery Johnson’s team built a 20-point lead over visiting Mississippi...

Sexton a “game-time decision” for Tide vs. MSU

University of Alabama coach Avery Johnson said Friday that a decision about freshman guard Collin Sexton’s return to the lineup will be a “game-time decision” after the team’s leading scorer goes through a limited practice and an examination of...

PODCAST: Alabama basketball’s big win puts Tide 3rd in SEC

TideSports Cecil Hurt and Ben Jones sit down to talk about Alabama basketball's big win over Auburn on Tuesday and where the Crimson Tide is headed this season. Other topics include Alabama's injuries, three keys for the remainder of...

Petty shoots UA past Auburn, 76-71

The Alabama basketball team played without its marquee freshman on Wednesday night — which didn’t mean it was out of marquee freshmen. With Collin Sexton out, John Petty picked up the scoring slack and Herbert Jones did a good bit...

UA hoops readies for No. 17 Auburn

Even if you took the rivalry out of it, the Wednesday night matchup between Alabama and No. 17 Auburn would be a crucial early-season game between two basketball teams fighting at the top of the Southeastern Conference standings. Of course,...

Tide heads into crucial homestand with thinner roster

No basketball team likes to be without its leading rebounder and shot blocker and the University of Alabama is no different as it awaits the return of 6-foot-10 junior Donta Hall to its lineup. Hall suffered a hairline fracture to...

Ingram, freshmen lead UA past LSU

BATON ROUGE, La. | Freshman Week continued for Alabama on Saturday night — with a big assist from Dazon Ingram and technical support from LSU coach Will Wade. Playing without starting center Donta Hall, Alabama played with five freshmen on...

Alabama can expect hostile environment at LSU

There are no easy road games in SEC basketball but if a person scanned Alabama’s schedule in the preseason, they might have hoped a visit to LSU could offer some respite. Things haven’t worked out that way. Alabama vs. LSU When: 7:30...

Alabama big men lead the way against South Carolina

One night after the thrills and chills of the Alabama football victory, the Crimson Tide basketball team reverted to a different, but effective, formula of “ground and pound.” Alabama shot nearly 60 percent from the floor, including an 11-for-12 shooting...

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