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Alabama Athletic Director Greg Byrne Joins David Lamb on Alabama Rising to Discuss Plans for Alabama Basketball

Alabama Athletic Director Greg Byrne is leading the Tide program at a time of unprecedented success. He joined David Lamb on Alabama News Rising to discuss what he thinks makes Nick Saban special and what changes can be expected in the future for Coleman Coliseum. Categories: Alabama, NCAA Basketball, News, Statewide Tags: alabama basketball, alabama football, Crimson Tide, nate oats,…

UAB and 5 Other Schools To Join the AAC

UAB is one of six schools set to join the AAC/Source: UAB Athletics The American Athletic Conference will add UAB, Texas-San Antonio, Rice, North Texas, Charlotte and Florida Atlantic to the league. The AAC is replacing three schools that are scheduled to depart for the Big 12 Conference and is growing to 14 teams. The conference hopes the move will…

Baylor beats undefeated Gonzaga to win men’s Championship

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The fresh-as-can-be Baylor Bears obliterated wobbly-legged Gonzaga’s march to perfection in an 86-70 runaway in the national title game. It brought this once-downtrodden program’s first national title back home to Waco, Texas. Jared Butler scored 22 points and MaCio Teague had 19 for the Bears, who were ranked second or third in the AP poll all year…

Undefeated Gonzaga to Face Baylor for NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship

Gonzaga hopes to keep its undefeated 31-0 season intact when it faces Baylor (27-2) on Monday night for the NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship. Both are No. 1 seeds in the tournament. The game will be played at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis at 7:20 p.m. CDT on CBS 8. Gonzaga earned a 93-90 overtime win over UCLA in its…

Final Four Set with Gonzaga Still Hoping for a Perfect Season

Gonzaga’s bid for a perfect season will continue into the Final Four of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Meanwhile, UCLA’s unexpected run through the tournament continues. Drew Timme provided 15 of his 23 points while the Bulldogs outscored Southern Cal, 49-30 in the first half of an 85-66 win over the Trojans. Jalen Suggs just missed a triple-double for the…

Baylor, Houston First Two Teams to Reach the Final Four

Baylor more than lived up to its top-seeded billing in the Men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament, pulling away from No. 3 Arkansas early and then again the second the game got uncomfortably close. Baylor won 81-72. The Bears booked a spot in the Final Four come Saturday against No. 2 Houston, which had a much tougher time shaking free from 11th-seeded…

Alabama Takes On UCLA Tonight in Sweet 16 Showdown

Alabama head coach Nate Oats congratulates players during the game against Maryland in the second round of the NCAA tournament. Alabama plays UCLA in the Sweet 16 tonight. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) Number two seed Alabama (26-6) takes on No. 11 seed UCLA (20-9) tonight in the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16. With a victory, Alabama would advance to the Elite Eight…

Alabama women fall to 2-seed Maryland

SAN ANTONIO — Maryland and its offensive juggernaut are rolling fast and easy into the Sweet 16, getting 19 points from Angel Reese and overwhelming Alabama 100-64. The second-seeded Terrapins came into the women’s NCAA Tournament with the nation’s highest-scoring offense and have yet to take their foot off the gas. The Terps are averaging 99 points in their two tournament…

Alabama men cruise past Maryland into Sweet 16

INDIANAPOLIS – The No. 2 seed Alabama men’s basketball team found its shooting touch by knocking down 16-of-33 three-pointers on its way to a dominating 96-77 victory Monday night over No. 10 seed Maryland to reach the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16. The Crimson Tide set NCAA Tournament program records for threes made and attempted while reaching the Sweet 16 for the…