The Alabama menís basketball team lost a 77-68 decision to the Texas Longhorns on Friday night at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. The Crimson Tide falls to an overall 4-3 record, while the Longhorns improve to 4-3. Freshman Dazon Ingram and sophomore Avery Johnson Jr. led the Tide offense with 12 and 10 points, respectively.
Make your predictions before the start of the game.
The SEC Championship will be on the line when No. 1 Alabama (12-0, 8-0 SEC) squares off against No. 15 Florida (8-3, 6-2 SEC) tomorrow afternoon. Kickoff inside the Georgia Dome is set for shortly after 3 p.m. Here are five storylines for the game.
Last week everybody was saying star linebacker Baron Browning was headed to Alabama. At that time, due to Browning's scheduled visit to Ohio State for the Michigan game, TI was a bit leery of those reports. I knew Urban Meyer wasn't going down easily....
Coach Saban addressed the media following today's practice. Here are some of his comments.
Team working indoors in full pads.
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Sometimes a sports team needs a good old fashioned home rout over a hapless opponent, a game where the winning coach can clear the bench and even play his walk-ons. Welcome to Alabama 76, Charleston Southern 46, before a sparse Coleman Coliseum crowd (affected by a tornado watch) and an SEC TV audience.
Here's an update on some of the Tide's top remaining targets in the 2017 class.
Team working in shorts and helmets.
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Coach Saban addressed the media at his weekly press conference today. Here are some of his comments.
The Alabama coaching staff recognized 10 players following the Saturdayís 30-12 victory over in-state rival Auburn in the annual Iron Bowl. Bradley Bozeman, Cam Robinson, ArDarius Stewart and Jonah Williams were the honorees on offense, while Jonathan Allen, Ryan Anderson, Shaun Dion Hamilton and Dalvin Tomlinson represented the defense. Minkah Fitzpatrick and Adam Griffith made the special teams list.
The junior left tackle posted a grade of 89 percent and did not allow a sack or quarterback hurry.
In a media teleconference Sunday, Alabama coach Nick Saban and Florida coach Jim McElwain talked about next Saturday's matchup between their two teams.
Bama lands a big one!
LB Chris Allen of Baton Rouge-Southern Lab, LA has committed to Alabama. The 6-4, 235-pound Allen ranks as one of the nation's elite outside linebackers. He committed to Alabama over the hometown LSU Tigers. More later.
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Here are scenes from today's game.
The locker room paint is OK. Thatís a relief to UA maintenance crews. At halftime of Alabamaís 30-12 Iron Bowl win over Auburn Saturday, with the Tide clinging to a 13-9 lead, most expected an old fashioned Nick Saban ďass-chewingĒ for players and coaches alike. Didnít happen.
Jalen Hurtsí 323 yards in total offense against Auburn gives him 3,294 total yards this season, moving him into second place on the Alabama single-season total offense list. Blake Sims is No. 1 with 3,837 yards in 2014.
Alabama RB commit Najee Harris and linebacker commit Dylan Moses were among those in Tuscaloosa for the Tide's win over Auburn today. See the forum for a tweet from Moses.
The Iron Bowl is always a must-see event, and a strong group of prospects plan to watch it from inside Bryant-Denny Stadium. Here is a look at some of the prospects expected to be in Tuscaloosa tomorrow for the game.