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What big names are on UA’s non-conference basketball slate?

The University of Alabama men’s basketball team announced its full 2017-18 non-conference schedule Friday, highlighted by high-profile games that include a Dec. 9 road trip to face Arizona – projected as a preseason top-five team nationally – and games against...

Former UA player lands coaching gig at North Alabama

Willie Watson, a former Sumter County High School basketball star who went on to become a popular walk-on for the University of Alabama's 2006 NCAA Tournament team after stepping up from a manager's job when the Crimson Tide found...

Tevin Mack joining Alabama basketball soon

Tevin Mack, a 6-5 forward who is expected to be one of the top incoming transfers in college basketball for the 2018-19 season, has been accepted into school at the University of Alabama and will join the team for...

Alabama basketball announces schedule for Canada trip

The Alabama men’s basketball team will go on an eight-day trip to Canada in August, which will feature three games against local universities and UA released full details on Monday via its sports information office. The Crimson Tide will depart...

Talking about the 2017-18 Alabama basketball team makes Avery Johnson smile

Avery Johnson stood off the court wearing the smile of a confident man Tuesday morning amidst the chaos of 350 campers at the Coach Avery Camp inside Coleman Coliseum. The Alabama men's basketball coach was excited about the growth of...

C.M. Newton named to National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics Hall of Fame

ORLANDO -- Former University of Alabama basketball coach and current Tuscaloosa resident C.M. Newton was inducted into the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics Hall of Fame on Wednesday. Newton served as the Alabama basketball coach from 1968-1980. In...

SEC men’s basketball opponents set for 2017-18

The University of Alabama men's basketball team will face Florida, an Elite Eight participant last season, as one of its five home-and-home conference opponents in 2017-18. Alabama will also play twice against Auburn, LSU, Mississippi State and Texas A&M....

NOTES: Alabama basketball finalizing Arizona series; Calipari likes UA guards

DESTIN, Fl. -- The University of Alabama men's basketball team is finalizing a deal for a home-and-home series with Arizona over the next two seasons, head coach Avery Johnson confirmed on Wednesday. The Tuscaloosa News learned of the series...

Avery Johnson happy with Braxton Key’s draft process

DESTIN, Fla. -- The rest of the University of Alabama fan base may not have enjoyed sweating out Braxton Key's decision on whether or not to remain in this summer's NBA draft. Key waited until May 23, just one...

Transcript: Avery Johnson talks expectations, recruiting and more

DESTIN, Fl. -- Basketball is getting its due in Destin this week. The SEC is boasting of its record on the court in the last year, and Alabama head coach Avery Johnson is excited, too. He has his best...

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