University of Alabama approves five-year deal for Nate Oats

By Ed Enoch Staff Writer The University of Alabama System compensation committee on Wednesday approved a five-year contract for new UA head basketball coach Nate Oats and a two-year deal for his assistant, Antoine Pettway. “We are all excited about the future...

Trendon Watford sets date for announcement

Alabama basketball's top remaining recruiting target in the class of 2019 has set an date to announce his college decision. Mountain Brook forward Trendon Watford will make his commitment at a ceremony at his school on Monday, May 20 at...

Nate Oats reaffirms commitment to Alabama basketball

University of Alabama men’s basketball coach Nate Oats said in a Monday telephone interview that he was “flattered” by reports listing him as a possible candidate for the new job vacancy at the University of Michigan but indicated that...

Alabama APR scores remain strong for 2017-18

Several Alabama athletics programs continued to post strong Academic Progress Rate scores compared to other Division I schools, according to NCAA data. Of Alabama’s 19 athletics teams, 13 posted a higher APR score than the average among athletic departments in...

Jordan Lewis to participate in USA basketball championship

Junior point guard Jordan Lewis has been selected to participate in the 2019 USA Basketball 3x3 National Championship at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center, in the heart of Las Vegas, on May 3-4. Prior to the national championship,...

Andrew Steele among new additions to Alabama basketball staff

Alabama men’s basketball head coach Nate Oats announced the additions of Josh Baker as the special assistant to the head coach and former UA standout Andrew Steele as the director of men’s basketball video services, he announced on Friday. Baker,...

Former Alabama assistant among coaches named in federal trial

Former University of Alabama assistant men’s basketball coach Yasir Rosemond was included in one group of assistant coaches identified in federal court Thursday as having met with agent runner Christian Dawkins and Marty Blazer, according to testimony from Blazer. CBS Sports reporter...

PODCAST: Alabama gymnastics, baseball, softball, men’s basketball roundup

The TideSports staff goes around the horn to discuss the latest news for several Alabama sports. Terrin Waack and Ben Jones begin by discussing how the gymnastics team finished its season, followed by how the baseball team is currently...

Alabama has 66 athletes on SEC’s Winter Academic Honor Roll

Alabama athletics had 66 student-athletes named to the SEC’s Winter Academic Honor Roll, the conference announced on Wednesday. That was the fifth most among schools in the conference. To make the conference honor roll, a student-athlete must be a sophomore,...
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