CECIL HURT: Nate Oats gets to work early on recruiting

Nate Oats hit the ground running in recruiting, clearly. On Saturday night, the new head coach of the Alabama men’s basketball team received his first UA commitment when 6-foot-9, 225-pound Raymond Hawkins announced that he would join the Crimson Tide,...

New UA men’s basketball coach will earn nearly $2.5 million a year

Nate Oats will earn an average of $2.462 million annually over the course of his five-year contract as Alabama’s head basketball coach, according to the memorandum of understanding with UA signed earlier this week. The final contract must be approved...

CECIL HURT: Greg Bryne had to move quick with Nate Oats hire

On Monday afternoon, Greg Byrne had no basketball coach, just a plan. On Thursday afternoon, he had a basketball coach. The whirlwind in between wasn’t entirely by design but it worked out well. Nate Oats, who was considered one of college...

Nate Oats introduced as Alabama men’s basketball coach

There won’t be any T-shirt slogans printed from Nate Oats’ first day at Alabama. The new men’s basketball coach arrived in Tuscaloosa with a three-part plan to build a culture, but it’s not meant for bumper stickers or social media...

PODCAST: Nate Oats begins as Alabama basketball coach

Alabama named Buffalo's Nate Oats as its new basketball coach on March 27. Cecil Hurt and Ben Jones sit down after his introduction the next afternoon and talk about first impressions, his plans for the staff and recruiting, and...

CECIL HURT: Important days are ahead for Nate Oats

Thursday may be the most important day of Nate Oats’ Alabama basketball coaching career. Until the next day, and the day after that and on and on... Oats, who is leaving the University of Buffalo to become the next Crimson Tide...

Nate Oats named Alabama’s new basketball coach

Alabama has named Nate Oats as its next men’s basketball coach. The school announced the hiring in a news release on Wednesday afternoon. Oats arrives at Alabama after spending the last four seasons as head coach at Buffalo, where he...

Two more Alabama basketball players enter transfer portal

Alabama guard John Petty and center Daniel Giddens have entered the NCAA transfer portal, The Tuscaloosa News has learned. They could be the third and fourth Alabama players to transfer from the program following the end of the season and...

Alabama freshman Kira Lewis enters transfer portal

For a second consecutive day, an Alabama men’s basketball player has entered his name into the NCAA transfer portal, allowing him to explore options and have contact with other programs while considering where he wants to play in the...

Dazon Ingram announces plans to transfer

University of Alabama guard Dazon Ingram will enter the NCAA transfer portal as a graduate transfer and seek to play his fifth year at another school, Ingram wrote on his Instagram account Monday. “Had you told me that I would...
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