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CECIL HURT: What a year it’s been for SEC hoops

  The SEC men's basketball season is over, but it expired honorably. The SEC women's basketball season ends Sunday night, with even more glory, an NCAA championship already guaranteed for either Mississippi State or South Carolina. The combined success marks the best...

Tide women reflect on strong finish, next season

By Drew Hill Special to Tidesports.com   The generic ‘it was a roller coaster of a season’ type of recap doesn't quite fit the body of work from Alabama women’s basketball in 2016-17. In many ways, the Crimson Tide’s season was actually linear,...

EXCLUSIVE: Q&A with new Alabama AD Greg Byrne

Greg Byrne officially took over as the University of Alabama's director of athletics on March 2, replacing Bill Battle. In nearly four weeks in his new post, Byrne, who came to Alabama from the University of Arizona, has has...

Postseason run useful for UA women

By Drew Hill The Alabama women’s basketball team’s season came to a close on Sunday with a 76-66 loss to Georgia Tech in the quarterfinals of the Women’s NIT.  Earlier in the week, the Crimson Tide defeated Tulane 72-64 to avenge...

Alabama women’s season ends in quarterfinals of WNIT

    Alabama takes upset to Georgia Tech, 76-66   ATLANTA -- Maybe things would have been better if women's basketball played halves. The University of Alabama women's basketball team was stung by one bad quarter -- the second -- and lost in the...

Tide women peaking at right time at WNIT

Women’s NIT Quarterfinals Who: Alabama at Georgia Tech When: 1 p.m., Sunday Where: McCamish Pavilion, Atlanta Records: Alabama 22-13, Georgia Tech 20-14 Radio: 100.1 FM     By Drew Hill Special to Tidesports.com   Alabama women’s basketball’s deep run into the Women’s NIT is nothing...

CECIL HURT: Alabama women playing with swagger

You'd probably be stretching things a bit to call the Women's NIT "March Madness." That's equally true of the men's version. But whether you call it March Mildness or March Moderation, here's the part that matters for the Alabama...

Alabama women’s basketball advances to Elite Eight of WNIT

By Drew Hill, Special to The Tuscaloosa News Alabama women’s basketball has advanced further than it has in 16 years, so it’s only appropriate that the Crimson Tide moved past the team that cut its run short one season ago. UA’s 72-64...

Alabama women set for rematch with Tulane in WNIT

Women’s NIT Sweet 16 Who: Tulane at Alabama When: 7 p.m., Thursday Where: Coleman Coliseum Records: Alabama 21-13, Tulane 18-14 Radio: 100.1 FM   By Drew Hill Special to Tidesports.com The rematch is set. It would be unfair to label Alabama versus Tulane women's...

UA women’s basketball prepare to face Tulane

By Drew Hill Special to The Tuscaloosa News Alabama women's basketball punched its ticket to the Sweet 16 of the Women's NIT on Sunday, coming from behind to defeat Arkansas-Little Rock 55-53. The game ended on a game-winning shot by freshman...

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