PODCAST: 2019 NCAA March Madness picks

Cecil Hurt, Ben Jones and Terrin Waack fill out NCAA tournament brackets and predict the 2019 Final Four and national champions. Waack makes her picks by flipping a coin on every game. They also spend some time discussing Alabama's...

Alabama basketball settles for NIT bid

The Alabama basketball program had a long hour of watching the NCAA Tournament bracket as it was unveiled on Sunday, but unlike some programs that narrowly missed the field of 68, the Crimson Tide staff reacted with reflection, not...

CECIL HURT: Glimmer of hope for Alabama basketball on Selection Sunday

Sunday is St. Patrick’s Day and Selection Sunday, all rolled into one big celebration at some schools. But is it possible Alabama basketball might actually have a chance at one last, lucky NCAA clover. Normally, rounding up a group of...

CECIL HURT: Sooner or later, things have to change for Alabama basketball

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Every car in Tuscaloosa that is not securely tucked in a garage is caked in pollen. Kentucky eliminated Alabama from the Southeastern Conference Tournament on Friday night. Those are the two unmistakable signs of March. Both are annoying, but...

Kentucky knocks Alabama out of SEC tournament

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — As usual, the No. 4 Kentucky Wildcats blocked Alabama’s progress in the Southeastern Conference basketball tournament. This year, they did it figuratively as well as literally. The Wildcats blocked 11 shots — nine in the first half...

Alabama basketball gets physical in win against Ole Miss

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The mighty ocean that is social media has been choppy for Alabama head basketball coach Avery Johnson in the past few weeks and was rolling at tsunami force at halftime of the Crimson Tide’s Thursday SEC...

Alabama overcomes 16-point deficit to beat Ole Miss

Alabama vs. No. 5 Kentucky When: Friday, 6 p.m. CT Where: Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tenn. Records: Alabama 18-14, Kentucky 26-5 TV: SEC Network Radio: 95.3 FM   NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Once again, it was a tale of two halves for Alabama basketball — but in a...

Alabama has to take care of Ole Miss in SEC Tournament before NCAA aspirations

Alabama vs. Ole Miss When: Thursday, 6 p.m. CT Where: Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tenn. Records: Alabama (17-14, 8-10 SEC), Ole Miss (20-10, 10-8 SEC) TV: SEC Network Radio: 95.3 FM NASHVILLE, Tenn. — For all the discussion about what might happen down the road for...

CECIL HURT: Bottom line, Alabama needs wins in Nashville

The familiar theme for the SEC Basketball Tournament, at least as far as Alabama is concerned, remains unchanged — the Crimson Tide needs to win some games. Only once in the past 13 seasons has Alabama entered the tournament with...

Kira Lewis Jr., Donta Hall named to All-SEC teams

Two Alabama basketball players received league honors, the SEC announced on Tuesday. Guard Kira Lewis Jr. was one of eight players named to the league's All-Freshman team. He finished the regular season averaging 13.9 points per game, 2.9 assists per...
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