UA grants unconditional release to basketball signee Jared Butler

The University of Alabama men’s basketball program has granted an unconditional release to Jared Butler, a four-star point guard from Louisiana who signed with the Crimson Tide last November, The Tuscaloosa News has learned. He will transfer to Baylor,...

What Crimson Standard plan means for Coleman Coliseum

When Greg Byrne, Alabama’s athletics director, shared an early rendering of what Coleman Coliseum’s planned upgrade might look like, he says Crimson Tide men’s basketball Avery Johnson took a lap around the office in his excitement. Said Johnson, “I think...

Lewis officially signs with UA; Johnson officially happy

HAZEL GREEN | Wednesday was a difficult day at Hazel Green High School but a proud day as well. The Madison County school, placed squarely between Huntsville and the Alabama/Tennessee line saw the best basketball prospect in school history...

Kira Lewis commits to Tide, will join team for upcoming season

Kira Lewis, the top backcourt prospect in the state of Alabama and a recruiting priority for University of Alabama basketball coach Avery Johnson’s staff for nearly three years, has committed to the Crimson Tide. Lewis made the announcement on Friday...

Alabama basketball duo invited to Nike Skills Academy

Alabama men’s basketball sophomores John Petty and Herbert Jones have been invited to participate in the 2018 Nike Basketball Skills Academy on Aug. 8-12, in Los Angeles. Both Petty and Jones will have a chance to train with current and...

Johnson taking wait-and-see approach on new NCAA rules

University of Alabama basketball coach Avery Johnson said Wednesday that he thought an NCAA reform allowing players that enter the NBA Draft and participate in the Draft Combine to return to school if they go undrafted was “generally a...

Kira Lewis takes Alabama official visit over weekend

Kira Lewis, the top backcourt prospect in the state of Alabama and one of the fastest-rising point guards in the country, made an official visit to Alabama this weekend, including a church visit with Crimson Tide head coach Avery...

Alabama basketball lands four-star guard prospect

Jaylen Forbes, a 6-foot-5 shooting guard from Florence, Miss., announced on his social media account that he has made a verbal commitment to the University of Alabama basketball program. Forbes is rated as the No. 2 prospect in Mississippi and...

Alabama basketball releases non-conference schedule

  The University of Alabama men’s basketball team will play at least four teams that made the 2018 NCAA Tournament — and perhaps as many as six — in its 2018-19 non-conference schedule, which was released by UA on...

Alabama hoops adds Stephen F. Austin to non-conference schedule

The University of Alabama men’s basketball team has played in almost every state of the Union, including Alaska and Hawaii and in territories including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Crimson Tide has played in exhibition games...

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