Alabama Rumors & News

  • Avery Johnson, Alabama Agree to 2-Year Contract Extension

    Bleacher Report "The University of Alabama and head basketball coach Avery Johnson agreed to a two-year contract extension on Friday. Per the Associated Press (via ESPN.com), Alabama's board of trustees' compensation committee approved the two-year extension that will keep Johnson with the program through 2023..." August 04

  • Alabama's Braxton Key withdraws from NBA draft

    SEC Country "Alabama basketball fans let out a collective sigh of relief on Tuesday. Braxton Key is returning to the Crimson Tide next season. After flirting with the idea of entering the NBA Draft, the Crimson Tide’s leading scorer has decided to return to Alabama for the 2017-18 season. Key, who averaged..." May 23

  • Former Alabama G Nick King heading to Middle Tennessee

    247 Sports "Former Alabama forward Nick King has reportedly found a new home. The Crimson Tide forward will transfer to Middle Tennessee State, according to ESPN's Jeff Goodman. King, a transfer from Memphis, played in Alabama's first seven games before a lung infection shut him down for the year. An..." March 30

  • Richmond ousts Alabama in NIT opening round

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard ShawnDre' Jones scored 22 points, and hot-shooting Richmond beat Alabama 71-64 Tuesday in the first round of the NIT at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The Spiders (21-12) advance to face Oakland (25-8) in the second round. The Golden Grizzlies, who erased a 20-point..." March 15

  • Fox carries Kentucky past Alabama, into SEC final

    The Sports Xchange "NASHVILLE -- Kentucky goes in search of its 30th SEC tournament title on Sunday after a 79-74 victory over Alabama in the semifinal round Saturday at Bridgestone Arena. No. 1 seed Kentucky (28-5) will face the winner of No. 7 Vanderbilt and No. 3 Arkansas in the championship game. "The..." March 11

  • Key, Norris propel Alabama past South Carolina

    The Sports Xchange "Braxton Key scored 18 points and Riley Norris had a big second half, including two late 3-pointers, to help Alabama push past South Carolina 64-53 Friday in the SEC tournament at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. Norris hit two 3-pointers in the final eight minutes and finished with 12..." March 10

  • Tennessee storms back, overtakes Alabama

    The Sports Xchange "Senior forward Lew Evans knocked down two 3-pointers in the final minutes, helping Tennessee rally past Alabama 59-54 on Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, Tenn. Evans finished with 13 points and freshman forward Grant Williams added 16 points and 10 rebounds as the Volunteers..." March 04

  • Ingram, Crimson Tide top Mississippi

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman guard Dazon Ingram scored a season-high 22 points, and Alabama topped Mississippi 70-55 Wednesday at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Ingram shot 9 of 10 from the floor, and freshman forward Braxton Key added 19 points for the Crimson Tide (17-12, 10-7 SEC). Alabama snapped a..." March 01

  • Texas A&M takes down Alabama

    The Sports Xchange "Forward Robert Williams had 17 points and 10 rebounds as Texas A&M put another nail in the coffin of Alabama's already-dim NCAA Tournament hopes with a 56-53 victory on Saturday in College Station, Texas. The Aggies (15-13, 7-9 SEC) seemingly took control with a 13-3 run in the second half..." February 25

  • Frazier carries Georgia past Alabama

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard J.J. Frazier scored 28 points and made key plays on both ends of the court as Georgia knocked off Alabama 60-55 Thursday at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Georgia never trailed but almost saw its double-digit lead erased midway through the second half. Alabama was..." February 23

  • Alabama coasts past LSU

    The Sports Xchange "Riley Norris led a first-half assault of 3-point shooting as Alabama rolled past LSU 90-72 in an SEC game on Saturday at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The Crimson Tide (16-10, 9-5 in the SEC), play host to Georgia on Thursday. The Tigers (9-17, 1-13), who lost their 13th consecutive..." February 18