Basketball

Coach Mo Williams adds E.J. Clark to 2020-21 ASU Roster

MONTGOMERY, Ala. | Alabama State head men’s basketball coach Mo Williams announced the addition of Dallas-native E.J. Clark for the 2020-21 season. “We are excited about the addition of E.J. to the Alabama State family,” Williams said. “Not only does he come from a winning program, he is a tough, smart guard who has the ability to score at all three…

Alabama State adds Pike Road’s Tamirea Thomas to 2020-21 Class

MONTGOMERY, Ala. | Alabama State head women’s basketball coach Freda Freeman-Jackson announced the first addition to the 2020-2021 team Tuesday in Pike Road native Tamirea Thomas. Thomas, a 6-3 center, signed her official letter of intent to become the first basketball signee in Pike Road High School history. An All-Area and All-Metro player, Thomas averaged 12.7 points, 11.3 rebounds and 4.3…

Calhoun’s Davison wins Mr. Basketball in Alabama

Fresh off of being named the Gatorade Player of the year a week ago, Calhoun’s J.D. Davison has now been given the title of Mr. Basketball. The 6-foot-3, junior averaged 30.4 points and 12 rebounds per game en route to a Class 2A championship that saw Davison finish with 34 points and 10 rebounds against Barbour County. Davison topped off…

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…

Pike County Wins First State Championship with 21 and 24 from Andres Burney

  BIRMINGHAM – Pike County 6-foot-8 senior center Andres Burney scored 21 points and cleared 24 rebounds Friday to lead the Bulldogs to a 59-45 victory over Lauderdale County in the Class 3A boys’ finals at the BJCC Legacy Center as the 98th AHSAA State Basketball Championships. Burney also blocked eight shots, altered a number of other shots and handed our…

Montgomery Catholic’s Season ends against Talladega in 4A Semifinals

  Defending Class 4A state champion Talladega made its last four free throws in the final 23 seconds of  an intense fourth quarter Tuesday night to nip Montgomery Catholic 64-57 in the Class 4A semifinals of the 2020 AHSAA State Basketball Championships at the BJCC Legacy Arena. The Tigers(26-6) of Coach Chucky Miller moved into the state finals set for…