The No. 2 seed Alabama Crimson Tide ran away from the No. 10 Maryland Terrapins to march into the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2004. The Crimson Tide made 16 3-point shots to take down the Terrapins 96-77.
The top seeded Alabama Crimson Tide has struggled this season starting quickly in early tip-offs this season. That was not the case today as the Tide boat-raced the Mississippi State Bulldogs 85-48 in the opening game of today's SEC quarterfinals.
The SEC concluded its basketball season and with that comes award season. Alabama head coach Nate Oats was named SEC Coach of the Year after winning the conference in his second season at the helm in Tuscaloosa.
The SEC announced today that the Alabama Crimson Tide (18-6, 13-2) will play the Georgia Bulldogs (14-9, 7-9) in Athens on Saturday March 6 at 1 p.m. CT. The Crimson Tide has this game added to its schedule due to the postponement of its trip to Texas A&M on Feb. 18.
Villanova alumnus and basketball fan Michael Wendel, bought three billboard ads challenging the Alabama Men's Basketball team to play tougher after a close loss to then-ranked No. 18 Missouri Saturday.
Jones battled through a hand injury last season and is dealing with a back injury among other minor injuries this year. Still, the senior is averaging 11.4 PPG, 5.9 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.7 steals per game this season.