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Are the Days Numbered for Coleman Coliseum?

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,…

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…

Dressed down: Alabama rolls over Pitino, Iona 68-55

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Herb Jones scored 20 points to help Alabama pull away from Iona and coach Rick Pitino for a 68-55 victory in the NCAA Tournament. Jones had a steal and layup to highlight an 11-0 run to give the second-seeded Crimson Tide breathing room. Pitino was taking his fifth school to the tournament and came in as a…

SEC Postpones Alabama, Auburn Basketball Games Due to Winter Weather

The Southeastern Conference has announced the postponement of four women’s basketball and three men’s basketball games on Thursday due to the icy weather that is moving throughout the region this week. Make-up dates for these games have not been determined at this time. SEC Women’s Basketball Postponements: Thursday, February 18 Ole Miss at Arkansas Auburn at Mississippi State LSU at…

Alabama Men’s Basketball Team Stuns #7 Tennessee

Tennessee’s Santiago Vescovi (25) blocks a shot by Alabama’s Herbert Jones (1) Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, in Knoxville, Tenn. (Caitie McMekin/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP, Pool) John Petty hit three critical 3-pointers and finished with 19 points, leading Alabama to a stunning victory over No. 7 Tennessee 71-63. The Crimson Tide turned a one-point halftime lead into a double-digit advantage…

SEC, Other Conferences Cancel Basketball Conference Tournaments Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

The SEC and the other big conferences in college sports have now all canceled their basketball tournaments because of the coronavirus, putting the celebrated NCAA March Madness Tournament in doubt. The Power 5 conferences are the ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and the Southeastern Conference. Within minutes of each other, they announced that the remainder of their tournaments would…

Human Trafficking Charges Dropped Against Former Alabama Basketball Star

A judge in Tennessee has dropped a human trafficking charge against former NBA player Jim Farmer. Defense lawyer Worrick G. Robinson IV says a court dismissed the charge against the one-time University of Alabama stand out on Tuesday. Robinson says the decision came during a preliminary hearing for Farmer. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says the 55-year-old resident of Franklin,…