What Crimson Standard plan means for Coleman Coliseum

When Greg Byrne, Alabama’s athletics director, shared an early rendering of what Coleman Coliseum’s planned upgrade might look like, he says Crimson Tide men’s basketball Avery Johnson took a lap around the office in his excitement. Said Johnson, “I think...

Alabama releases NCAA violations from 2017-18

Alabama self-reported 13 violations of NCAA Level III and IV rules in the 12-month period that ended June 30, nine fewer than in the previous year, according to a document posted Friday on the school’s athletics website. Of those, eight...

Alabama women’s basketball sets out-of-conference schedule

The Alabama women’s basketball team will host Clemson in non-conference play in the 2018-19 season and play against the likes of Tulsa, Arizona State or Louisiana Tech, Virginia and Miami in tournaments. UA release its non-conference schedule Wednesday, with seven...

Cierra Johnson named ASWA JUCO Athlete of the Year

A little more than three minutes remained in the consolation game at the National Junior College Athletic Association women’s basketball tournament when Cierra Johnson got fouled. Shelton State Community College coach Madonna Thompson called her player over and told...

Kristy Curry reflects on 2017-18 season

There are too many positive memories from the 2017-18 women’s basketball season for Alabama coach Kristy Curry to mention just one. The same goes for moments of disappointment, but Curry was proud of the way her team responded to...

PODCAST: Updates on softball, gymnastics, baseball and women’s basketball

Today's podcast features four guests to talk about four Alabama sports that are midseason or wrapping up their season. Sports editor Tommy Deas talks about the softball team after 2 SEC series and the return of Alexis Osorio. Intern...

Alabama women’s basketball ends WNIT run

By Jordan Hutchinson Special to The Tuscaloosa News BLACKSBURG, Va. — For the second time this year, Alabama and Virginia Tech’s basketball teams faced off in the postseason. The first time, in the NCAA tournament, Alabama’s men took out Virginia...

UA women’s basketball in familiar spot with WNIT

The Alabama women’s basketball team has been here before. Last season the Crimson Tide missed out on an NCAA Tournament bid, but stormed its way to a 20-win season and the quarterfinals of the WNIT before losing on the road...

CECIL HURT: WNIT win a shot of momentum for Alabama

The NIT, whether the men’s version or the women’s, is often an event where a basketball team gets out what it puts in. The early rounds may have talent mismatches, but as the tournament goes on, the outcome often...

Dramatic WNIT win for Alabama

She wasn’t wearing a lab coat and goggles, but coach Kristy Curry experimented with plenty of different looks in the Alabama women’s basketball team's 61-59 win against Georgia Tech in the Women's NIT at Coleman Coliseum on Thursday night. Only...

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