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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 tops Auburn behind Shackelford’s 25 points

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — — Jaden Shackelford scored 23 points, made five 3-pointers and helped No. 5 Alabama quash a second-half threat in a 70-58 victory over rival Auburn Tuesday night. Shackelford helped the Crimson Tide (20-6, 15-2 Southeastern Conference) score 10 straight points after the Tigers (12-14, 6-11) pulled to within five late. Alabama had just secured its first SEC…

Petty leads Alabama to dominant win vs Providence

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — — John Petty Jr. scored 16 points and Jaden Shackelford added 15 and Alabama beat Providence 88-71 on Wednesday night. It was the fifth/sixth-place game of the relocated Maui Invitational. Joshua Primo also scored 15 for the Crimson Tide (3-1) and Herbert Jones had 11. Alabama scored 86 points Tuesday night in a 12-point win over UNLV….

Alabama MBB opens season with win vs Jacksonville State

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — — Jaden Shackelford had 18 points and 11 rebounds as Alabama routed Jacksonville State 81-57 in a season opener on Wednesday night. It was the first career double-double for Shackelford, a 6-foot-3 sophomore from Hesperia, California. Jahvon Quinerly, a sophomore transfer from Villanova who did not play last season, added 18 points for the Crimson Tide. John…

Auburn Survives Alabama in Overtime, Improves to 22-2

AUBURN, Ala. — Austin Wiley had 18 points, a career-high 17 rebounds and five blocked shots and No. 11 Auburn beat rival Alabama 95-91 Wednesday night in the Tigers’ latest foray into overtime. The Tigers (22-2, 9-2 Southeastern Conference) picked up their fourth overtime win of the last five games. This time they scored the first eight points of overtime and held…