Alabama Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Former Ohio State center Daniel Giddens joining Alabama

    Eleven Warriors "The second of three post-season transfers from the Ohio State men's basketball program has found a new home. Center Daniel Giddens will transfer to Alabama. The former four-star recruit made the announcement Sunday via his Twitter account." May 15

  • Alabama basketball lands graduate transfer guard

    Alabama "Morehead State graduate transfer guard Corban Collins is transferring to Alabama, sources told The 6-foot-3, 190-pound Collins, who began his college career at LSU, averaged 11 points per game as a redshirt junior at Morehead State last season. This fills a need for coach Avery..." May 02

  • Former Alabama PG Justin Coleman transferring to Samford

    Alabama "Former Alabama point guard and Wenonah standout Justin Coleman is coming home. Coleman committed to Samford head coach Scott Padgett earlier Wednesday and posted his intentions on his Instagram and Twitter pages. Coleman graduated from Wenonah in 2014. "I want to come back to my city and..." April 20

  • Creighton 72, Alabama 54

    The Sports Xchange "Creighton guard Maurice Watson Jr. scored 20 points, center Geoffrey Groselle had a double-double, and Creighton beat Alabama 72-54 in the opening round of the NIT in Omaha, Neb., on Tuesday night. Watson, the team's leading scorer at 14.2 points per game, made 8 of 13 shots from the field...." March 16

  • Poythress leads No. 16 Kentucky to victory over Alabama

    The Sports Xchange "NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Coach John Calipari said Kentucky's main mission at the SEC Tournament this weekend would be to improve or solidify its seeding for NCAA play. The Wildcats got off to a good start with an 85-59 win over Alabama on Friday. Alex Poythress, who missed much of last season..." March 11

  • Alabama 81, Ole Miss 73

    The Sports Xchange "Alabama's balance was good enough to beat Ole Miss' one-man show, as the Crimson Tide posted an 81-73 victory Thursday in the second round of the Southeastern Conference tournament at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. The Crimson Tide, led by Retin Obasohan (17 points), Riley Norris (16)..." March 10

  • Georgia 70, Alabama 63

    The Sports Xchange "Georgia forward Yante Maten scored 19 points and guard J.J. Frazier was clutch at the free-throw line, helping the Bulldogs hold off Alabama for a 70-63 win Saturday in Southeastern Conference play at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Georgia. Frazier connected on all 12 of his free throws,..." March 05

  • Arkansas 62, Alabama 61

    The Sports Xchange "Arkansas' Moses Kingsley scored 19 points, and the Razorbacks upended Alabama 62-61 Wednesday in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Arkansas led 60-58 with 13.4 seconds to play. After a timeout, Alabama had two decent looks, but Retin Obasohan missed on a drive and Justin Coleman couldn't knock down a..." March 03

  • Terrance Ferguson, five-star wing, decommits from Alabama

    ESPN "Five-star wing Terrance Ferguson has decommitted from Alabama, his mother told on Tuesday. Ferguson, the No. 13 prospect in the ESPN 100, pledged to the Crimson Tide in August but never signed a letter of intent." March 02

  • Alabama 65, Auburn 57

    The Sports Xchange "Alabama outlasted Auburn on Saturday to gain revenge for a loss at Auburn early in the year. Senior guards Retin Obasohan and Arthur Edwards led the Crimson Tide (17-11, 8-8 SEC) to a 65-57 win over the Tigers (11-17, 5-11) at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Ala. That 83-77 loss on..." February 27