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John Bierchen uses routine to fuel success

John Bierchen uses routine to fuel success

April 3, 2017

Alabama’s hockey coach John Bierchen didn’t need a time-turner, an ill-planned wish or a haywire time machine to find himself living the same day over and over again, but unlike numerous cinematic...

Alabama's SEC Tournament run comes to end against Kentucky

Alabama's SEC Tournament run comes to end against Kentucky

March 11, 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn.- The Crimson Tide was chasing history when it walked into Bridgestone Arena on Friday morning -or so it thought. As it turned out, its past was the one thing it couldn’t escape in Kentucky’s...

Freshman bounces back as Alabama defeats South Carolina to advance to SEC semifinals

Freshman bounces back as Alabama defeats South Carolina to advance to SEC semifinals

March 10, 2017

Alabama coach Avery Johnson’s plan for Alabama’s showdown with fourth seeded South Carolina was simple.“I didn’t give them a fire and brimstone speech,” Johnson said. “Rebound or lose.”His...

Alabama's faith in grad transfer pays off as Collins helps Alabama overcome Mississippi State in SEC Tournament

Alabama's faith in grad transfer pays off as Collins helps Alabama overcome Mississippi State in SEC Tournament

March 9, 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn.- When senior transfer Corban Collins stepped off the team bus in Nashville on Wednesday afternoon, eight games separated him from his last successful game as a scorer. Over that same...

In the right direction: Alabama faces Mississippi State in first game of SEC Tournament

In the right direction: Alabama faces Mississippi State in first game of SEC Tournament

March 9, 2017

The Alabama men’s basketball team (17-13, 10-8 Southeastern conference) won’t get the chance to wash out the bitter taste that comes with blowing a 16-point lead – like it did in Saturday's loss...

Alabama wraps up regular season on the road against Tennessee

Alabama wraps up regular season on the road against Tennessee

March 3, 2017

Less than a month ago, Alabama’s Braxton Key was one of seven freshman in the country leading his team in both scoring and rebounding. That was never going to last though, not once senior Bola Olaniyan...

Alabama honors seniors and sophomore walk-on during victorious Senior Night

Alabama honors seniors and sophomore walk-on during victorious Senior Night

March 1, 2017

Alabama students have been guilty of chanting for sophomore Lawson Schaffer to see more time on the court all season whenever the Crimson Tide leads regardless of how much time remains in the game.On Wednesday...

Avery Johnson takes a hands on approach ahead of final regular season home game against Ole Miss

Avery Johnson takes a hands on approach ahead of final regular season home game against Ole Miss

March 1, 2017

Alabama coach Avery Johnson doesn’t usually like talking to his team about his career playing basketball, but sometimes it’s necessary. Other times it’s not enough.“Telestration is good, coaching...

Familiar opponent provides Alabama with a chance to get back on track

Familiar opponent provides Alabama with a chance to get back on track

February 24, 2017

Alabama coach Avery Johnson remembers the last time he watched Alabama play inside Reed Arena. He watched the Crimson Tide overcome a 14-point halftime deficit to hand his son and his Texas A&M teammates...

Alabama is unable to close out second half run against Georgia

Alabama is unable to close out second half run against Georgia

February 23, 2017

Ar’Mond Davis had the basketball in his hands with no one in between him and the goal, but it would still be close. His feet left the ground just in time for him to slam home a buzzer-beating dunk that...

Leave the talk at home: Alabama inches closer to NCAA Tournament picture ahead of rematch with Georgia

Leave the talk at home: Alabama inches closer to NCAA Tournament picture ahead of rematch with Georgia

February 23, 2017

If Alabama coach Avery Johnson had his way, his players would spend the final two weeks of the regular season locked in a bunker capable of withstanding an alien invasion, a nuclear strike and even the...

Alabama hits its stride as strong 3-point shooting and double-double from Olaniyan overwhelm LSU

Alabama hits its stride as strong 3-point shooting and double-double from Olaniyan overwhelm LSU

February 18, 2017

It’s hard to tell who was more excited for Riley Norris’ four of six start behind the arc, the junior who knocked them all down or the Alabama bench players that rushed out to congratulate him during...

Dazon Ingram steps up for Alabama ahead of matchup with LSU

Dazon Ingram steps up for Alabama ahead of matchup with LSU

February 17, 2017

Five games remain in the regular season, but Alabama coach Avery Johnson could pass last year’s conference win total with a victory against Southeastern conference basement dweller LSU on Saturday- just...

Men's basketball team loses two players for remainder of season

February 17, 2017

On Friday, Alabama coach Avery Johnson announced two of his players would miss the rest of the season due to medical issues.Junior Nick King will spend the rest of the season recovering from the lung infection...

Alabama attempts to fix free throw woes ahead of game with more confident Missouri squad

Alabama attempts to fix free throw woes ahead of game with more confident Missouri squad

February 15, 2017

It’s not the sight of the ball bouncing off the rim and away from the net that bothers Alabama coach Avery Johnson when his players step up to the free throw line. He’s watching for heads to drop and...

Missed free throws result in missed opportunity against Kentucky

Missed free throws result in missed opportunity against Kentucky

February 11, 2017

With Tuesday’s win over No. 19 South Carolina behind him, Alabama coach Avery Johnson felt good about his team’s chances of upsetting another ranked opponent on Saturday. The No. 15 Kentucky Wildcats’...

Men's basketball defeats Faulkner 91-71

Men's basketball defeats Faulkner 91-71

November 3, 2016

Ar’Mond Davis started his night 0-for-3 past the arc, but he didn’t let that stop him from attempting a fourth in the final minute of the first half. His confidence in his shooting abilities paid off....

Alabama overcomes slow start, takes care of business against No. 6 Texas A&M

Alabama overcomes slow start, takes care of business against No. 6 Texas A&M

October 22, 2016

Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts was only on the sidelines one play before defensive back Marlon Humphrey gave him a chance to make up for his mistake. When Hurts threw the interception to Texas A&M defender...

HIGHLIGHTS: Alabama football remains undefeated after Texas A&M

October 22, 2016

Prior to this game coach Nick Saban’s longest winning streak at Alabama was 19 games. He surpassed that mark and extended the streak to 20 on Saturday with the Crimson Tide’s 33-14 victory over the...

Eddie Jackson reveals how O.J. Howard and Texas A&M turned him into a punt returner

October 21, 2016

Alabama safety Eddie Jackson knelt alone in the end zone for just a moment before his teammates caught up with him to celebrate. He had just returned his first punt, since his high school days, back 85...

Third time's the charm: Kiffin's latest offense could best yet

Third time's the charm: Kiffin's latest offense could best yet

October 20, 2016

Alabama center Bradley Bozeman was pleased with the team's most recent win over Tennessee, but even he didn’t realize how much success his offensive line truly had in the Crimson Tide’s 49-10 beating...

PRACTICE REPORT: Alabama continues preparations for Texas A&M

October 19, 2016

During the second media viewing session on Wednesday afternoon, offensive lineman Alphonse Taylor was observed at practice, but he was not seen with the first string during the second media viewing session....

SEC honors freshmen duo for performance against Tennessee

SEC honors freshmen duo for performance against Tennessee

October 17, 2016

On Monday, the SEC recognized two Alabama freshmen for their performance in the Crimson Tide’s 49-10 win over the Tennessee Volunteers.Quarterback Jalen Hurts was named the SEC Freshman of the Week....

Dominant Decade: Hurts leads run-heavy Alabama offense to victory over Tennessee

Dominant Decade: Hurts leads run-heavy Alabama offense to victory over Tennessee

October 15, 2016

By Tyler Waldrep | Sports EditorKNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Jalen Hurts’ own mistakes didn’t seem fast enough to catch up with the Alabama quarterback, and on Saturday, neither were the Tennessee defenders.Hurts’...

GAMEDAY: A Rocky Top relationship

GAMEDAY: A Rocky Top relationship

October 13, 2016

Within minutes of Alabama’s 49-30 victory over Arkansas last Saturday, the fans' focus shifted. The football team could enjoy its victory for 24 hours, but the students and much of the fanbase outside...

Fitzpatrick's record setting performance keeps Alabama ahead of Arkansas

Fitzpatrick's record setting performance keeps Alabama ahead of Arkansas

October 9, 2016

Alabama defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick had already intercepted Arkansas quarterback Austin Allen twice when he picked him off in the end zone. Fitzpatrick could have just taken a knee with the ball...

HIGHLIGHTS: No. 1 Alabama defeats No. 16 Arkansas

HIGHLIGHTS: No. 1 Alabama defeats No. 16 Arkansas

October 8, 2016

Alabama defeated No. 16 Arkansas 49-30 on Saturday. During the win the Crimson Tide recorded 517 yards of offense to the Razorbacks 473.Here's some highlights, stats and analysis from the victory: Alabama...

PRACTICE REPORT: Observations from the first men's basketball practice open to media during the 2016-17 season

PRACTICE REPORT: Observations from the first men's basketball practice open to media during the 2016-17 season

October 6, 2016

The Alabama men's basketball team lost three players Retin Obasoahan, Arthur Edwards and Justin Coleman (transferred to Samford) that played a significant number of minutes for the Crimson Tide in 2015. The...

Chopped up: Alabama receivers lead Crimson Tide past Kentucky

Chopped up: Alabama receivers lead Crimson Tide past Kentucky

October 2, 2016

Alabama wide receiver ArDarius Stewart wasn’t able to take the field during his team’s 34-6 victory over Kentucky due to injury, but that wasn’t going to keep him from having an impact on the game.When...

Alabama football defeats Kentucky in homecoming game

October 1, 2016

Here are a few notes and observations from No. 1 Alabama’s 34-6 homecoming victory over Kentucky. Injury Report — Wide receiver ArDarius Stewart did not dress out, but fellow receiver Robert Foster...

Keith Holcombe named natural-born leader by teammates

Keith Holcombe named natural-born leader by teammates

September 29, 2016

Former Alabama offensive lineman Danny Holcombe, like most fathers, gave his son advice from time to time as he grew up.Some of it was simple — ‘If you look good, you play good.' — but that doesn’t...

Nick Saban respects Les Miles, wishes he could have finished out season with LSU

Nick Saban respects Les Miles, wishes he could have finished out season with LSU

September 26, 2016

Since Nick Saban arrived in Tuscaloosa, only five coaches have appeared in the SEC Championship game more than once. Alabama coach Nick Saban has done so four times. Urban Meyer (Florida), Mark Richt (Georgia)...

Next man up: Offense overcomes injuries to cruise past Kent State

Next man up: Offense overcomes injuries to cruise past Kent State

September 24, 2016

Alabama’s medical tent saw plenty of action Saturday in the Crimson Tide’s 48-0 victory over Kent State. The first visitor was Alabama’s lead running back Damien Harris. Unfortunately for him, the...

Alabama produces first shut out of season against Kent State

Alabama produces first shut out of season against Kent State

September 24, 2016

Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts had plenty of room to carry the football a yard for his second rushing score of the day. Instead, he threw the ball to his fullback-linebacker Mack Wilson.Wilson bobbled...

Players discuss defensive touchdowns, poke fun at teammates

Players discuss defensive touchdowns, poke fun at teammates

September 21, 2016

Alabama defensive lineman got his hands up and around a football in Alabama’s opener, but it slipped through his hands. He more than made up for it on Saturday when he caught, what has since officially...

Looking for revenge: Alabama returns to Oxford

Looking for revenge: Alabama returns to Oxford

September 15, 2016

Alabama tight end O.J. Howard sprinted 32 yards toward the Ole Miss end zone. What awaited him there was a moment Howard would never forget.Instead of celebrating the victory after catching the tying...

GAMEDAY: And then there were two

September 1, 2016

On Sept. 19, 2015, a hum filled the student section inside of Bryant-Denny Stadium as the crowd watched Alabama quarterback Cooper Bateman walk out onto the field to take the first offensive snaps against...

Saban announces shakeup to offensive line ahead of game with USC

Saban announces shakeup to offensive line ahead of game with USC

August 30, 2016

Since spring camp began, offensive lineman Ross Pierschbacher appeared destined to replace the first Alabama player picked in the 2016 NFL Draft, former center Ryan Kelly.That all changed Monday, when...

Kiffin reshapes offense ahead of matchup with familiar foe

Kiffin reshapes offense ahead of matchup with familiar foe

August 29, 2016

Watching multiple quarterbacks compete for the starting position throughout a season opener has become a new norm for Alabama, but the task facing offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin is a little different...

About Time: Alabama begins preparation for USC

August 26, 2016

Fans view the end of fall camp as a sign that the return of Alabama football is imminent, but for players it’s a little more complex."It's judgment day in terms of who we're going to coach and what we're...

Alabama's effort improves in second fall scrimmage but inconsistency on offense remains

Alabama's effort improves in second fall scrimmage but inconsistency on offense remains

August 20, 2016

By Tyler Waldrep | Sports EditorThe Crimson Tide’s second fall scrimmage inside the confines of Bryant-Denny Stadium did not start the way coach Nick Saban hoped on Saturday.A storm forced the team to...

Marcell Dareus to enter rehab following four-game suspension

August 20, 2016

Former Alabama football player and current Buffalo Bill Marcell Dareus announced on Saturday that he will enter rehab. His decision comes after he was found in violation of the NFL's substance abuse policy...

PRACTICE REPORT: Defensive lineman steps up for injured teammate

August 15, 2016

By Tyler Waldrep | Sports EditorWith Dalvin Tomlinson sidelined for a few days with a twisted ankle after Saturday's scrimmage, someone needed to step up on the defensive line. During Monday's viewing...

Saban still needs to see better decision making from quarterbacks following first fall scrimmage

Saban still needs to see better decision making from quarterbacks following first fall scrimmage

August 13, 2016

By Tyler Waldrep | Sports EditorWith the first day of class right around the corner, Alabama’s quarterback battle continued out on the field inside Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday as the Crimson Tide...

Saban reveals when the quarterback competition might end and Lane Kiffin provides updates on Blake Barnett, Jalen Hurts

Saban reveals when the quarterback competition might end and Lane Kiffin provides updates on Blake Barnett, Jalen Hurts

August 7, 2016

Regardless of talent, few (if any) players seem entirely ready for the demands that come with playing football at the University of Alabama, but the players aren’t the only ones that go through an adjustment...

PRACTICE REPORT: Drills continue during second day of fall camp

August 5, 2016

On Friday, Alabama's football team returned to practice for the second straight day of fall camp. Ryan Anderson and Tim Williams led some of their fellow linebackers through drills designed to improve footwork...

Saban and players discuss quarterback competition, defensive line and first day of fall camp

Saban and players discuss quarterback competition, defensive line and first day of fall camp

August 4, 2016

For the Alabama Crimson Tide, Thursday was just the first of many fall practices to come. The sun was shining, the players were working through drills and new defensive line coach Karl Dunbar was wearing...

PRACTICE REPORT: Football kicks off fall camp

PRACTICE REPORT: Football kicks off fall camp

August 4, 2016

The Alabama football team kicked off fall camp with a warm practice outside on Thursday afternoon. The defensive line was observed working in groups of three during the media viewing period. Senior Dalvin...

Johnson and players unveil, discuss 2016 non-conference schedule

Johnson and players unveil, discuss 2016 non-conference schedule

July 27, 2016

The Alabama men's basketball team officially unveiled its non-conference schedule for the upcoming season on Wednesday. Coach Avery Johnson said he felt good about the foundation his team laid for success...

SEC West opponents look back on some of the memorable moments behind Alabama's national championship run

SEC West opponents look back on some of the memorable moments behind Alabama's national championship run

July 27, 2016

Alabama running back Kenyan Drake was five yards away from the end zone when the Clemson special teams unit finally caught up to him, but by then it was too late.The 95-yard kickoff return put Alabama...

Wilder retains title despite suffering injuries in fourth round against Arreola

Wilder retains title despite suffering injuries in fourth round against Arreola

July 17, 2016

Chris Arreola forced the WBC Heavyweight Champion of the World, Deontay Wilder, back on the ropes and delivered some body blows in the fourth round. The crowd of 11,974, a large majority of which was was...

More than a game: LSU players find motivation in the community and their head coach

July 15, 2016

It began with a joke, but once the laughter faded LSU coach Les Miles felt compelled to follow his commissioner’s lead and briefly acknowledge the tragic events that have taken place recently.He said...

Ole Miss aims high despite ongoing NCAA investigation

July 15, 2016

Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze might have crossed the No. 7 item off his bucket list when the Rebels beat Oklahoma State 48-20 in the Sugar Bowl, but the rest might have to wait. It all depends on what, if...

Nothing to lose: Wilder remains confident ahead of fourth title defense

Nothing to lose: Wilder remains confident ahead of fourth title defense

July 14, 2016

The WBC Heavyweight Champion of the World, Deontay Wilder, can afford to hire a personal chef and a nutritionist, but nothing he eats can satisfy his hunger. “When we get in the ring we’re going to...

Former Alabama receiver finds leadership role with Missouri

Former Alabama receiver finds leadership role with Missouri

July 14, 2016

Prior to the Crimson Tide's College Football Playoff run, former Alabama receiver Chris Black announced he was leaving the program once the season was complete.He was initially expected to have a larger...

Bielema discusses non-conference schedule, new quarterback and the Razorback's path to the SEC Championship Game

July 13, 2016

Opening the season 1-3 isn't the kind of start head coaches dream about, but for the second year in a row coach Bret Bielema's Razorbacks looked like a team nobody wanted to play by the end of last season...

Changing culture and desire to take the next step motivates Wildcats

July 13, 2016

Five. Four. Three. This isn’t a countdown. Instead it’s the number of points Kentucky’s football team lost by when the Wildcats faced Florida, Vanderbilt and Auburn respectively, last season. “We’ve...

Saban and players discuss need to remain hungry and which freshmen are standing out prior to fall camp

July 13, 2016

The summers in Alabama aren’t for everyone. The weights are heavy, the workouts are intense, and defensive end Jonathan Allen doesn’t hide any of that from visiting recruits.”Probably the biggest...

Moving on: Mullen and players discuss new coordinator and challenges of replacing Prescott

Moving on: Mullen and players discuss new coordinator and challenges of replacing Prescott

July 12, 2016

When coach Dan Mullen accepted the head coaching position at Mississippi State he wanted to change what the country expected from Mississippi State. In 2014 he had the Bulldogs ranked No. 1 and in the...

Jones and Tennessee players discuss managing preseason expectations and the importance of student leadership

Jones and Tennessee players discuss managing preseason expectations and the importance of student leadership

July 12, 2016

With new head coaches at Georgia and South Carolina, and an almost extinction of experience at the quarterback position in the SEC outside of the state of Tennessee, the stars seem to be lining up for...

SEC opponents discuss Saban and what it's like to face Alabama on  day two of SEC Media Days 2016

SEC opponents discuss Saban and what it's like to face Alabama on day two of SEC Media Days 2016

July 12, 2016

Alabama won’t arrive at SEC Media Days until tomorrow, but the success of the defending national champions remains a topic of discussion among their peers. Mississippi State linebacker Richie Brown said...

Smart talks running backs and the importance of recruiting well in the SEC

Smart talks running backs and the importance of recruiting well in the SEC

July 12, 2016

The colors are different, but the position Georgia coach Kirby Smart finds himself in isn’t. Sure he has more decisions to make in Athens than he did in Tuscaloosa, but he was hired to continue doing...

With last season in mind Auburn seeks to earn back respect in 2016

With last season in mind Auburn seeks to earn back respect in 2016

July 11, 2016

After a disappointing 7-6 finish in 2015, it’s safe to say Auburn is ready for the new season to arrive, but the Tigers aren’t going to forget what happened last year. “Last year has been the motivating...

When the whistle sounds: McElwain discusses possible rematch with Saban in Atlanta and how experiences in Tuscaloosa helped his career

When the whistle sounds: McElwain discusses possible rematch with Saban in Atlanta and how experiences in Tuscaloosa helped his career

July 11, 2016

Things didn’t go his way last time Florida and Alabama met on the football field when the Crimson Tide beat the Gators 29-15, but Florida coach Jim McElwain can’t wait to compete against his former...

We can do more: SEC Commissioner introduces new campaign to kick off SEC Media Days 2016

July 11, 2016

There’s not much downtime for SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey in any given week, but he always finds time to catch his breath at church every Sunday. This Sunday however, the events of the week forced Sankey...

Crashing In: Fans document SEC road trip

Crashing In: Fans document SEC road trip

July 6, 2016

Clint Switzer felt anxious as he looked up at Bryant-Denny Stadium. He could feel the sweat on his palms, but he urged his drone to fly higher. His documentary “Stadium Crashers” needed the aerial...

Dream come true: Greg Goff introduced as Alabama's new baseball coach

Dream come true: Greg Goff introduced as Alabama's new baseball coach

June 17, 2016

On Friday, Greg Goff realized a dream when he was introduced as the 31st baseball coach for the University of Alabama. Twelve years ago, when Goff took over Montevallo’s program, he never imagined he’d...

Third time's the charm: Anders secures third professional MMA victory with third round TKO

May 15, 2016

Former Alabama linebacker and current MMA professional fighter, Eryk Anders, defeated Garrick James by technical knockout shortly after the four minute mark in the final round on Saturday evening in Tuscaloosa....

Answering the call: Alabama Athletics respond to April 27 tornado

Answering the call: Alabama Athletics respond to April 27 tornado

April 27, 2016

Alabama pitcher Nathan Kilcrease was playing Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2011 with his roommates when the weather report on the other television got his attention.The weather forecaster told him to take cover...

Former Alabama PG Coleman commits to Samford

Former Alabama PG Coleman commits to Samford

April 20, 2016

On Wednesday, former Alabama point guard Justin Coleman announced his commitment to continue his career at Samford. Coleman first announced his decision to transfer on March 30.Coleman finished the 2015-2016...

White team defense holds on to claim 7-3 A-Day victory

White team defense holds on to claim 7-3 A-Day victory

April 16, 2016

With just over a minute left in the game, the White team’s defense found itself backed up against the end zone clinging to a 7-3 lead. Quarterback Cooper Bateman completed three of his last four pass...

Young players stand out in spring scrimmage

Young players stand out in spring scrimmage

April 4, 2016

It’s only been a few months since the Crimson Tide walked away with its latest national championship, but despite the return of several talented juniors like tight end O.J. Howard, young players will...

Saban talks quarterbacks following spring scrimmage

Saban talks quarterbacks following spring scrimmage

April 2, 2016

The annual A-Day scrimmage is still two weeks away, but the battle to become Alabama’s next starting quarterback is already well underway. On Saturday, the competition took place inside the confines...

Defensive line positions seem secure, but no such luck for quarterbacks with scrimmage looming

Defensive line positions seem secure, but no such luck for quarterbacks with scrimmage looming

March 28, 2016

With the holiday weekend and the first few spring practices behind it the Alabama football team can begin focusing on the first scrimmage of spring. A number of older players are currently competing for...

Women's tennis unable to capitalize on oppurtunity at home against Ole Miss

Women's tennis unable to capitalize on oppurtunity at home against Ole Miss

March 25, 2016

The theme of the day was grab it. The women’s tennis team had a chance to end its losing skid (at seven matches) against an Ole Miss squad that has lost five of its last six. Early in the match coach...

It's how you finish: Edwards makes the most of his opportunity at Alabama

It's how you finish: Edwards makes the most of his opportunity at Alabama

March 14, 2016

The first time Crystal Edwards heard her son’s name announced over the PA system inside Coleman Coliseum, she couldn’t help but smile. All the long hours her son had put in were finally paying off....

Edwards scores career-high in SEC Tournament loss to Kentucky

Edwards scores career-high in SEC Tournament loss to Kentucky

March 11, 2016

A strong night from behind the arc helped Alabama defeat Ole Miss on Thursday and on Friday Arthur Edwards looked ready to pick up where he left off. Edwards finished the night with a career-high 20 points...

Alabama avenges regular-season loss to Ole Miss in SEC Tournament

Alabama avenges regular-season loss to Ole Miss in SEC Tournament

March 10, 2016

Early in the first half, senior Retin Obasohan picked up his second personal foul and was forced to take a seat, but instead of faltering without its No. 1 scorer the Alabama men's basketball team had...

Made for this: Obasohan sets new career highs in final season

Made for this: Obasohan sets new career highs in final season

March 10, 2016

By Tyler Waldrep | Sports EditorOn March 15, 2015, Alabama announced men’s basketball coach, Anthony Grant, would not return for another season. When Retin Obasohan heard the news, he was faced with...

Alabama prepares to face Ole Miss in SEC Tournament

Alabama prepares to face Ole Miss in SEC Tournament

March 8, 2016

Retin Obasohan is ready to leave the regular season behind him. Alabama fell to a No. 10 seed in the SEC Tournament after losing four of its last five games in a skid that caused Alabama to fall out of...

Obasohan honored by SEC with three annual awards

Obasohan honored by SEC with three annual awards

March 8, 2016

Retin Obasohan was snapchatting when he got the call from coach Avery Johnson that almost cost him his phone. The SEC had named him to the SEC First Team, the all-conference defensive team and the Southeastern...

Hales scores season-high in loss to Georgia

March 5, 2016

Alabama seemed to be well on its way to another unforgettable performance when Shannon Hale went down with an apparent elbow injury in the first half, but he didn't let that stop him. Instead Hale went...

Johnson and players discuss Hall's development and why the Crimson Tide deserves a bid to the NCAA Tournament

March 4, 2016

When Donta Hall arrived at Alabama, he struggled to hold his own in practices. Back in June, coach Avery Johnson wasn’t sure Hall would even see the court much, but this team has exceeded a lot of expectations...

Alabama falls to Arkansas despite big Senior Night performance from Obasohan

Alabama falls to Arkansas despite big Senior Night performance from Obasohan

March 3, 2016

When the calendar turned to March, the Alabama basketball program found itself with an opportunity few would have imagined back in October, but Alabama’s chances of receiving a spot in the NCAA Tournament...

Men's basketball to honor seniors that have Alabama in the NCAA Tournament conversation prior to game against Arkansas

Men's basketball to honor seniors that have Alabama in the NCAA Tournament conversation prior to game against Arkansas

March 1, 2016

What coach Avery Johnson has accomplished already in his first season in Tuscaloosa has placed him in the discussion for SEC Coach of the Year and has his team on the NCAA Tournament bubble in March, but...

Bigs step up and provide a spark in Alabama's victory over Auburn

Bigs step up and provide a spark in Alabama's victory over Auburn

February 27, 2016

Donta Hall stood over his latest victim, Auburn’s Horace Spencer, and pounded his chest with one hand. “Donta Hall, his defense, the way he finished around the basket, his rebounding,” coach Avery...

Seniors lead Alabama to victory over rival Auburn

Seniors lead Alabama to victory over rival Auburn

February 27, 2016

With less than three minutes remaining, Alabama was clinging to a one point lead over the Auburn Tigers. A loss would’ve put Alabama’s NCAA Tournament chances on life support. Coach Avery Johnson looked...

Softball picks up walkoff victory over No. 15 Arizona

February 26, 2016

Coach Patrick Murphy watched as the ball rolled away from Arizona catcher Robyn Porter hands near home plate. There was no time to yell at sophomore Demi Turner to go for it, but luckily for Alabama, he...

Johnson and players discuss impact practice ahead of home game with rival Auburn and NCAA Tournament projections

Johnson and players discuss impact practice ahead of home game with rival Auburn and NCAA Tournament projections

February 26, 2016

On Tuesday, Alabama suffered its second consecutive loss falling to Kentucky 78-53. This was also the team’s first double-digit defeat since the Crimson Tide (16-11, 7-8 SEC) began the month of February...

Johnson and players discuss the significance of the Iron Bowl rivalry

Johnson and players discuss the significance of the Iron Bowl rivalry

February 26, 2016

When Alabama tipped off against Auburn on Jan. 19, Alabama coach Avery Johnson felt somewhat removed from the rivalry. He may have felt like an outsider then, but he doesn’t have those feelings anymore....

Alabama struggles to find consistency and Mississippi State snaps winning streak

Alabama struggles to find consistency and Mississippi State snaps winning streak

February 20, 2016

When coach Avery Johnson looked around the locker room prior to tip off on Saturday he didn't recognize the team in front of him. "I didn't like the energy in the locker room before the game," Johnson...

Johnson discusses post game traditions and how the Kansas City Royals contributed to his success in his first year at Alabama

Johnson discusses post game traditions and how the Kansas City Royals contributed to his success in his first year at Alabama

February 19, 2016

When coach Avery Johnson took over as the men's basketball coach he knew he needed to change more than the team's tempo on offense. He needed to change the team's attitude and drawing comparisons to Biblical...

Men's basketball secures fourth straight victory in road victory over Gators

February 14, 2016

On Sunday, the men's basketball team beat the Florida Gators 61-55 to snap an 11-game losing streak in the series and secured the Crimson Tide's first victory in Gainesville, Florida, since Feb. 25 1995....

Johnson discusses NCAA Tournament talk and what the Crimson Tide needs to do to end Florida's 11-game winning streak on Saturday

Johnson discusses NCAA Tournament talk and what the Crimson Tide needs to do to end Florida's 11-game winning streak on Saturday

February 12, 2016

Alabama's upset of No. 15 Texas A&M on Wednesday night gave the fans, the team and coach Avery Johnson something to celebrate, but it also caught the attention of the national media. Winning four of its...

Alabama holds on to beat Texas A&M, 63-62, for its fourth ranked win

Alabama holds on to beat Texas A&M, 63-62, for its fourth ranked win

February 10, 2016

Donta Hall had to sweat out the last few moments of what ended up being the freshman's best game this season when he was called for a foul with two seconds left, giving No. 15 Texas A&M one final chance...

Johnson and Obasohan discuss Avery Johnson Jr.'s role as the team prepares for Texas A&M and potential season-defining stretch

Johnson and Obasohan discuss Avery Johnson Jr.'s role as the team prepares for Texas A&M and potential season-defining stretch

February 9, 2016

For coach Avery Johnson the season has been filled with firsts, but on Wednesday night Johnson will get to do something he's been doing since he was a kid in New Orleans, Louisiana where he grew up competing...

Johnson and players discuss Taylor's impact in Alabama's back-to-back SEC wins

Johnson and players discuss Taylor's impact in Alabama's back-to-back SEC wins

February 6, 2016

When the season started co-captain Jimmie Taylor was supposed to be a focal point of Alabama’s offense, but up to this point Taylor has struggled to have the type of impact coach Avery Johnson envisioned...

Alabama beats Missouri to win back-to-back SEC games for the first time under Johnson

Alabama beats Missouri to win back-to-back SEC games for the first time under Johnson

February 6, 2016

When the week started Alabama, Missouri and Mississippi State were the only three schools in the SEC that had less than three conference wins. Johnson told his team that it needed to break out from the...

Quick hits from Alabama's win over Missouri

Quick hits from Alabama's win over Missouri

February 6, 2016

 On Saturday, Alabama picked up back-to-back SEC wins for the first time this season when the Crimson Tide (13-9, 4-6 SEC) beat Missouri 80-71. Alabama scored at least 80 points in regulation for the...

The men's basketball team looks to pick up second consecutive SEC win against Missouri

The men's basketball team looks to pick up second consecutive SEC win against Missouri

February 5, 2016

On Saturday, Riley Norris is hoping his teammates can do something the team hasn’t been able to do since conference play started and win back-to-back games.“Getting two wins like that and then we’ve...

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