New Alabama men’s basketball coach arrived to the support of a boisterous crowd Tuesday. He will formally be introduced during a press conference on Wednesday. (Photo courtesy Unv. Alabama Dept. Athletics)
(April 7, 2015)
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – A little after 5 p.m. on Wednesday, new Alabama men’s basketball coach Avery Johnson touched down at his new home in Tuscaloosa and was promptly greeted by several media, fans and well wishers.
Hiring coaches has been a difficult task for all teams in SEC men’s basketball with the exception of "blue blood" Kentucky, which found another top-notch hire in John Calipari. (Photo courtesy Southeastern Conference)
By Tim Gayle
(April 2, 2015)
“Show me the money” is apparently not all it takes to land a men’s college basketball coach.
A day after getting turned down by Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall, Alabama athletic director Bill Battle is moving on to Plan B, trying to land a top-name coach that can turn the Crimson Tide’s basketball fortunes back into the direction of the NCAA Tournament.
Britney Wright drives in for a shot during Alabama State’s loss to Florida State in the NCAA Women’s tournament on Saturday. (Photo courtesy Alabama State Unv Media Relations)
(March 23, 2015)
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Turnovers plagued Alabama State as it fell to Florida State, 91-49, Saturday during the first round of the women’s NCAA Tournament at the Tucker Center.
The Lady Hornets celebrate the announcement of their NCAA berth on Monday. (Photo courtesy Alabama State Unv Media Relations)
(March 16, 2015)
The Alabama State women’s basketball team will travel to Tallahassee to take on Florida State in the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament later this week.
According to reports, Anthony Grant was relieved of his duties Sunday morning. (Photo courtesy Unv Alabama Media Relations)
(March 15, 2015)
TUSCALOOSA - University of Alabama Director of Athletics Bill Battle announced Sunday a change in the leadership of the Crimson Tide men’s basketball program.
Anthony Grant has been relieved of his duties as men’s head basketball coach. The change comes after Grant has been at the helm of the program for six years.
(March 10, 2015)
Birmingham, Ala. – The Southeastern Conference unveiled its men’s basketball coaches’ postseason awards Tuesday to cap off another exciting season of SEC basketball.
Two players from Montgomery were included on second team. K.T. Harrell of Auburn prepped at Brewbaker Tech while Mississippi State’s Craig Sword played at G.W. Carver.
(March 8, 2015)
The Alabama men’s basketball team will be the No. 9 seed in the 2015 SEC Tournament and will play No. 8 seed Florida on Thursday afternoon at noon CT (1 p.m. ET) on SEC Network.
(March 1, 2015)
Jeff Davis nipped McGill-Toolen 55-54 in the first AHSAA Class 7A girls basketball finals Saturday night at the BJCC Legacy Center to win the first Lady Vols state crown since 2006…G.W. Carver out-scored Lee-Huntsville 28-17 in the fourth quarter to claim a 57-55 victory in the AHSAA Class 6A boys’ state basketball finals.
(February 27, 2015)
Jeff Davis scored the last five points of the game to stage a dramatic 42-41 come-from-behind win over Hazel Green Thursday to advance to the Class 7A girls’ state basketball championship game Saturday night at the BJCC… G.W. Carver (28-4) outscored Woodlawn by nine in the fourth quarter en route to a 54-42 victory in the AHSAA Class 6A boys’ state basketball tournament…Coach Randy Varner’s Rams (23-7) posted a close 42-40 win over Anniston (27-9) at Bill Harris Arena Thursday night to clinch a spot in the Class 5A girls state tournament finals.
(February 26, 2015)
The Alabama High School Athletic Association State Basketball Tournament games scheduled for Thursday will be delayed by one hour starting at 10 a.m., AHSAA Executive Director Steve Savarese announced Wednesday night.