Alabama Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Ingram's 18 points help Alabama rally past Missouri

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman guard Dazon Ingram scored 18 points and helped Alabama shake off a sluggish start and rally past Missouri for a 57-54 victory Wednesday at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. Ingram hit a pair of free throws that put Alabama up 57-54 with 3.2 seconds to play. Missouri's Terrence Phillips..." February 15

  • No. 15 Kentucky regains traction on road

    The Sports Xchange "TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- No. 15 Kentucky snapped a two-game road losing streak and maintained a share of first place in the Southeastern Conference with a 67-58 victory over Alabama on Saturday. Kentucky improved to 20-5 overall, 10-2 in the SEC. Alabama fell to 14-10, 7-5. "Listen, we were..." February 11

  • Alabama needs 4 OTs to upset No. 19 South Carolina

    The Sports Xchange "Alabama coach Avery Johnson termed it the game of the year in college basketball, while South Carolina senior guard Sindarius Thornwell put together one of the best performances in his school's history. For a while, it looked as if the contest might go on all night. And that was just fine..." February 07

  • Auburn wins SEC battle with rival Alabama

    The Sports Xchange "Ronnie Johnson led five players in double figures with 15 points as Auburn held on in the final minutes for an 82-77 victory over Alabama on Saturday night at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Danjel Purifoy added 14 points and hit four 3-pointers as Auburn (15-8, 4-6 SEC) snapped a..." February 04

  • Hannahs comes off bench to lead Razorbacks over Tide

    The Sports Xchange "An early second-half run Wednesday night enabled Arkansas to blow open its Southeastern Conference game with Alabama and earn an 87-68 win at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, Ark. Leading 35-31 in the first minute of the second half after the Crimson Tide rattled off two quick buckets, the..." February 01

  • Alabama, Key turn back Mississippi State

    The Sports Xchange "Braxton Key posted 19 points and nine rebounds to help Alabama beat visiting Mississippi State 71-62 in an SEC game Saturday at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Dazon Ingram had 15 points and six assists for Alabama (13-7, 6-2 SEC). Riley Norris scored 13 points. Lamar Peters..." January 28

  • Key ignites Alabama in victory over Georgia

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman forward Braxton Key scored 26 points and Alabama beat struggling Georgia 80-60 on Wednesday at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Ga. Senior guard Corban Collins finished with 15 points, including four 3-pointers for the Crimson Tide (12-7, 5-2 SEC), who bounced back from a 20-point loss..." January 26

  • Auburn pulls away from Alabama in second half

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman center Greg Wiley scored 19 points and grabbed nine rebounds, and freshman guard Mustapha Heron ignited a late surge as Auburn pulled away from Alabama for a big 84-64 SEC win on Saturday at Auburn, Ala. After being held to just one point in the first half, Heron heated up in the..." January 21

  • Balanced Alabama bests Missouri

    The Sports Xchange "Junior guard Riley Norris paced a balanced attack with 13 points and Alabama continued its midseason surge with a 68-56 win over struggling Missouri on Wednesday night at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Sophomore guard Avery Johnson Jr., the son of Crimson Tide coach Avery Johnson, and..." January 18

  • Collins haunts LSU in Alabama's win over Tigers

    The Sports Xchange "Former LSU guard Corban Collins came off the bench to score a game-high 24 points as Alabama defeated LSU 81-66 in an SEC game Saturday afternoon at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, La. Collins, who played at Morehead State between LSU and Alabama, had a season-high point..." January 14

  • Stone guides No. 23 Florida past Alabama

    The Sports Xchange "Keith Stone picked a good time for the third double-digit scoring night of his young career. The freshman forward scored 14 points and drained all three of his 3-point attempts to help No. 23 Florida post an 80-67 victory over Alabama on Tuesday in Southeastern Conference play at Tuscaloosa,..." January 11

  • Alabama runs past Vanderbilt 59-56

    The Sports Xchange "In a game of big runs, Alabama had the biggest, and that was the difference in the Crimson Tide's 59-56 victory over Vanderbilt on Saturday at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Ala.. The Crimson Tide (9-5, 2-0 SEC) came from 14 down in the second half to lead by seven, and held on down the..." January 07

  • Ingram helps Alabama win at Mississippi State

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman guard Dazon Ingram scored 13 points and grabbed nine rebounds, and Alabama answered an early challenge from Mississippi State in the second half en route to a 68-58 road win Tuesday in the SEC opener for both teams at Humphrey Coliseum in Starkville, Miss. Freshman guard Avery..." January 03

  • Alabama wins second straight, defeats Stetson

    The Sports Xchange "Guard Riley Norris scored 18 points, 13 of which came in the second half, as Alabama cruised past Stetson 83-60 at home on Thursday in its final nonconference game of the season. The Crimson Tide (7-5) won its second game in a row with a balanced scoring effort. Guard Dazon Ingram finished..." December 29