Meet the Tide: Alabama basketball holds open session

University of Alabama basketball coach Nate Oats held an open skills session on Wednesday, allowing the media a first glimpse at the Crimson Tide roster for the 2019-2020 season. “I like the attitude,” Oats said following the 60-minute session. “We’re...

Kira Lewis Jr. finalist for USA Basketball U19 World Cup team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Alabama men’s basketball rising sophomore Kira Lewis Jr. was named one of 18 finalists for the 2019 USA Basketball Men’s U19 World Cup Team, which was released Tuesday morning following five practice sessions over three days...

Former Alabama assistant Philip Pearson hired to Clemson staff

CLEMSON, S.C. — Philip Pearson, a former University of Alabama interim head basketball coach, assistant coach and Crimson Tide player, has been named Clemson University men’s basketball director of recruiting. The announcement was made by Clemson and head coach Brad...

Oats talks games vs. in-state schools, the portal and priorities

Alabama basketball vs. UAB? The Crimson Tide taking on South Alabama? It’s quite possible. UA men’s basketball coach Nate Oats spoke Sunday at a luncheon for the Alabama Sports Writers Association and discussed several issues, including the possibility of scheduling games with...

Oats favors new NCAA rules designed to increase hoops pace

University of Alabama head basketball coach Nate Oats said on Wednesday that he was “very much in favor” of the new rules adopted by the NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel, including extending the 3-point line to the international distance...

Jahvon Quinerly headed to UA basketball from Villanova

 The University of Alabama men’s basketball program added its seventh signee for the 2019-2020 season and brought its roster back to a full 13 players on Sunday as Jahvon Quinerly, a sophomore transfer from Villanova, indicated that he...

Oats “optimistic” about UA basketball; Mack enters transfer portal

   DESTIN, Fla. | University of Alabama basketball coach Nate Oats confirmed on Thursday that Crimson Tide forward Tevin Mack had entered the NCAA transfer portal as a graduate student and was not expected to return for Alabama’s 2019-2020...

SEC NOTEBOOK: Will Wade in the spotlight at meetings

DESTIN, Fla. — It’s rare that any coach attracts more media buzz than Nick Saban at any SEC assembly but Will Wade succeeded in stealing the spotlight. The LSU basketball coach, the subject of much media scrutiny over allegations of...

PODCAST: Football announces series against USF, plus basketball updates

The TideSports staff recaps the latest news in Alabama athletics. The football team announces a 3-game series against USF beginning in 2023, plus updates on basketball recruiting, the softball Super Regional against Texas and the end of the 2019...

Alabama signs JUCO All-America forward

The University of Alabama announced its sixth new member of the 2019-2020 men’s basketball team on Monday, releasing the news that James Rojas, a 6-foot-7 forward from Hutchinson (Kans.) JC, had sent in his paperwork to officially join the...
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