Thursday, January 17, 2019

Balanced offense leads Alabama basketball past Missouri

By Daniel Jones Special to The Tuscaloosa News COLUMBIA, Mo. — It had been more than 10 months since Avery Johnson Jr. watched one of his 3-point attempts go through the hoop. That streak mercifully ended Wednesday night against Missouri. Johnson’s second...

Alabama basketball needs improvement on ‘quarterback’ play

Alabama at Missouri When: Wednesday, 8 p.m. Where: Mizzou Arena, Columbia, Mo. Records: Alabama 10-5 (1-2 SEC), Missouri (9-5, 0-2 SEC) TV: SEC Network Radio: 95.3 FM Of all the small issues that have added up to a slow start in SEC play for Alabama’s...

Aggie buzzer beater stuns Crimson Tide 81-80

As loyal Alabama fans watched dejectedly as the Crimson Tide football fans turned away from watching the game in Santa Clara, there was at least the solace that Alabama would win something else at some point.  Well, not yet....

Alabama basketball to face Aggies’ new roster

Alabama head basketball coach Avery Johnson knows the Texas A&M program well. The Texas A&M roster is a different matter. The Aggies will come to Tuscaloosa on Saturday with only a couple of familiar faces from last year’s NCAA Tournament...

LSU snaps Alabama basketball win streak

By Ron Higgins Special to The Tuscaloosa News BATON ROUGE La. – Alabama fourth-year coach Avery Johnson has had some enjoyable return visits to his home state, especially to the city where starred for Southern University. Johnson had never lost in the...

Protecting the ball top concern as Alabama gets set for LSU

Alabama at LSU When: 8 p.m. CT, Tuesday Where: Pete Maravich Assembly Center, Baton Rouge, La. Records: Alabama 10-3 (1-0 SEC), LSU 10-3 (0-0 SEC) TV: SEC Network Radio: 95.3 FM   The University of Alabama’s victory over Kentucky on Saturday was a cause for basketball...

Alabama hangs on to snap 10-game losing streak against Kentucky

The large crowd in attendance at Coleman Coliseum roared with excitement as time expired in Alabama’s 77-75 victory over No. 13 Kentucky in its SEC opener on Saturday afternoon. In the 150th meeting between the basketball programs, Alabama snapped a...

Alabama faces a Kentucky team playing like top contender

No. 13 Kentucky at Alabama When: Noon, Saturday Where: Coleman Coliseum Records: Alabama 9-3, Kentucky 10-2 TV: ESPN Radio: 95.3 FM   When the season began, there were a few questions to be answered about this Kentucky basketball team. In large part, that’s because a young...

After finally getting into the rotation, Riley Norris having early impact for Alabama

No. 16 Kentucky at Alabama When: Noon, Saturday Where: Coleman Coliseum Records: Alabama 9-3, Kentucky 10-2 TV: ESPN Radio: 95.3 FM Riley Norris, Alabama basketball’s fifth-year senior, has seen a lot in his long career. There’s one item he would like to add to the...

Clutch shooting by Norris lifts Alabama over Lumberjacks

 The University of Alabama men’s basketball team ventured well off the beaten path on Sunday night, but managed to shoot its way out of the woods, defeating Stephen F. Austin 79-69 before a hostile sellout crowd in Nacogdoches,...
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