Crimson Tide skid continues with loss to Tennessee

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  In a game that probably shouldn’t have come down to a final possession, the Alabama basketball team was in that situation anyway. But like the rest of Tuesday night’s game against Tennessee, it came to nothing.  The...

Petty looks for larger role against Tennessee

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 Without Herb Jones, the most versatile player on the University of Alabama basketball roster, the Crimson Tide misses more than scoring, rebounding and defense.  According to John Petty, perhaps the biggest absence will be communication.  “Herb will...

Alabama can’t seal the deal against Arkansas

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Despite the injuries, especially to Herb Jones, and despite the turnovers that led to 27 Arkansas points, the Alabama basketball team was in the position it wanted with a 3-point lead and just over four minutes to play. But Alabama...

Herb Jones out indefinitely for Alabama after wrist surgery

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  Herb Jones, the defensive leader of the University of Alabama basketball team, will be sidelined indefinitely after undergoing surgery for a fractured left wrist on Saturday per sources familiar with the situation.  Jones, a 6-foot-7 junior from...

Crimson Tide effort must improve against Arkansas, Oats says

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Alabama hosts the fast-paced, dangerous Arkansas Razorbacks on Saturday evening but it was apparent on Friday that Crimson Tide head coach Nate Oats was still wrestling with fundamental issues affecting his own basketball team.  Oats isn’t at a point...

Alabama stumbles out of the gate in loss to LSU

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BATON ROUGE, La. -- The Alabama basketball team made rebounding a point of emphasis in preparation for Wednesday night’s game at LSU. The Tigers paid no attention. No. 22 LSU, one of the nation’s top 10 offensive rebounding teams, dominated Alabama...

Alabama’s Oats seeks improvement as Crimson Tide prepares for LSU lunacy

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  BATON ROUGE, La. -- The No. 22 LSU Tigers and the Alabama Crimson Tide are two of the hottest teams in the Southeastern Conference going into Wednesday night’s game at the Maravich Assembly Center.  They also appear to have...

Kira Lewis earns Co-SEC Player of the Week accolade

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Sophomore guard Kira Lewis Jr. of Alabama was named co-SEC Player of the Week on Monday after scoring 42 points in Crimson Tide wins over Vanderbilt and Kansas State last week. Lewis, a 6-foot-2, 165-pound sophomore from Meridianville, averaged 21...

Alabama basketball players react to news of Kobe Bryant’s death

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Kobe Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday. He was 41. Here...

Kira Lewis makes statement in Alabama’s win against Kansas State

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Kira Lewis wasn’t looking to make a statement on Saturday but he made one anyway. Lewis scored 26 points, including two critical baskets down the stretch, to lead Alabama to a 77-74 victory over Kansas State in an SEC/Big 12...
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