Category: Basketball (W)

Curry leads team to success

Alabama women’s basketball coach Kristy Curry said the move from Lubbock, Texas, to Tuscaloosa in 2013 was easier than the previous one from West Lafayette, Ind., to her previous head coaching job at Texas Tech in 2006. It was initially hard on her two children, Kelsey, 13, and Kendall, 10, with the older daughter taking it harder than her sibling, […]

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Tide enters SEC tournament No. 7

Tide enters SEC tournament No. 7

As the No. 7 seed in the SEC women’s basketball tournament, the Alabama women’s basketball team will get a first-round bye and enjoy its highest seed since 1999, when it was No. 5. That’s not the only advantage the Crimson Tide will have. Its first opponent, No. 10 seed LSU, is the same team Alabama soundly defeated 78-60 in its […]

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Crimson Tide blows out LSU 78-60

Crimson Tide blows out LSU 78-60

Sunday brought an end to the long losing streak for the Alabama women’s basketball team. On senior day, the Crimson Tide’s lone senior Shafontaye Myers scored 15 points to lead her team to its first win over LSU since February of 2002, a 16-game skid. Myers also reached 1,000 points in her collegiate career, becoming the 24th Crimson Tide player […]

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Myers leads women’s basketball team as only senior

Shafontaye Myers was 9 years old the last time the Crimson Tide avoided a losing conference record, when Alabama went 7-7 in the league during the 2001-02 season. Now, as the only senior on coach Kristy Curry’s first team in Tuscaloosa, Myers is looking to duplicate that .500 mark in the SEC. If the Crimson Tide (13-14, 6-8) wins out […]

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Williams takes lead in rookie season

Ashley Williams is listed as being from Covington, Ga., but the freshman said she had at least seven different homes during her childhood. Williams, the only daughter in her military family, picked up basketball in her early teens. “I started in eighth grade,” Williams said. “Just being a new kid in a new school, [I] just wanted to try something […]

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