Alabama Rumors & News

  • Texas rallies to defeat Alabama in Big 12-SEC Challenge

    The Sports Xchange "Kerwin Roach, Jr. tallied 16 points to lead five Texas players in double-figure scoring as the Longhorns roared from behind early in the second half and then held on for a 77-68 victory over Alabama on Friday at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas, as part of the Big 12-SEC Challenge...." December 03

  • Alabama crushes Charleston Southern

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman guard Braxton Key scored 14 points, and Alabama crushed visiting Charleston Southern 76-46 Tuesday at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Alabama stormed out to a big lead and was never seriously challenged by the overmatched Buccaneers. The Crimson Tide have featured a..." November 29

  • Tide rally past Billikens in Las Vegas

    The Sports Xchange "Braxton Key scored 16 points to help Alabama charge back for a 62-57 victory over Saint Louis on Wednesday night in the consolation game of the third annual Main Event at the MGM Garden Grand Arena in Las Vegas. Dazon Ingram added 10 points and five rebounds for Alabama (3-2). Davell..." November 24

  • Peters leads Valparaiso past Alabama

    The Sports Xchange "Alec Peters posted 24 points and 10 rebounds to lead Valparaiso to a 68-60 victory over Alabama on Monday night in a semifinal game at the Main Event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. Jubril Adekoya scored 16 points for Valparaiso (4-1), which advanced to the championship..." November 22

  • Tide rolls over Ball State

    The Sports Xchange "Shanon Hale scored 19 points to help Alabama beat visiting Ball State 77-59 on Friday night in the second round of the Las Vegas Main Event at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Ar'Mond Davis scored 17 points for Alabama (2-1). Avery Johnson had 13 points and five assists. Tayler..." November 19

  • Smith, Dayton too strong for Alabama

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard Scoochie Smith scored a game-high 20 points and made big plays down the stretch, lifting Dayton to a 77-72 victory over Alabama in a back-and-forth thriller Tuesday at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Smith hit a 3-pointer to break a tie with 4:40 to play and then made a..." November 15

  • Alabama pulls away from Coastal Carolina

    The Sports Xchange "Alabama stormed back from a lethargic first half to post a 70-53 victory over Coastal Carolina in the season opener for both teams on Friday night. The Crimson Tide (1-0) trailed the Chanticleers by as many as eight points early in the game and were down 33-27 at intermission. Coastal..." November 12

  • 5-star guard John Petty commits to Alabama

    Alabama "John Petty is the newest member of Alabama basketball's star-filled, homegrown 2017 recruiting class. The five-star Mae Jemison shooting guard and reigning Mr. Basketball chose the Crimson Tide over Kentucky during halftime of tonight's season opener against crosstown foe Huntsville. He joins..." November 11

  • Pebblebrook’s Collin Sexton picks Alabama over Tech

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Georgia Tech lost out on its second high-profile prospect of the day, as five-star Pebblebrook High guard Collin Sexton announced Thursday that he will sign his national letter of intent with Alabama. Besides Alabama and Tech, Sexton’s final choices were Kansas and N.C. State. Sexton was one..." November 10

  • Pelham 4-star forward Alex Reese commits to Alabama

    Alabama "Alabama landed its second commitment of the day Thursday when Pelham four-star forward Alex Reese announced his verbal pledge. The 6-foot-9, 230-pound Reese is a four-star versatile forward who can play down low or stretch his game out to the 3-point line. He joins Hale County guard Herb Jones..." October 07

  • Hale County guard Herb Jones commits to Alabama

    Alabama "Alabama men's basketball coach Avery Johnson has made recruiting the top in-state players a priority, and it paid off with the addition of Herb Jones to the 2017 class. Jones, a 6-foot-7, 185-pound wing from Hale County High School -- about 10 miles away from Tuscaloosa -- announced his..." October 06

  • Bola Olaniyan officially joins Alabama basketball

    247 Sports "Alabama men's basketball has officially announced the addition of Southern Illinois grad transfer Bola Olaniyan. “We are just thrilled to have Bola join our team,” head coach Avery Johnson said in a University press release. “His experience and leadership are going to be very valuable for us...." August 30

  • Johnson updates status of grad transfer Bola Olaniyan

    247 Sports "Alabama head men’s basketball coach Avery Johnson updated the status of the potential final piece to the Crimson Tide’s roster puzzle for the upcoming 2016-17 hoops season when he appeared on Tide 102.9 FM’s Inside the Locker Room with former Alabama head coach Wimp Sanderson and his son, Barry,..." August 23

  • Former Southern Illinois center Olaniyan heading to Alabama

    The Score "Alabama picked up a late transfer to bolster its frontcourt Monday night. Former Southern Illinois center Bola Olaniyan told Jeff Goodman of ESPN that he will be joining the Crimson Tide for his final year of eligibility." August 16