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State basketball finals set to start Monday

(February 29, 2016)

Fifty-six high school basketball teams converge on Birmingham this week as the 94th annual Alabama High School Athletic Association State Basketball Tournament tips off Monday at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex Legacy Arena.

AHSAA 2016 Boys State Basketball Tournament (with UPDATED schedules)

Staff Report
(February 25, 2016)

Schedule for the 2016 AHSAA Boys regional basketball tournament, including sub-regional results. Winners advance to the State Finals at Birmingham’s Legacy Arena. River Region teams in bold.

Saban, Malzahn to appear at annual AFCA convention Thursday

Alabama head football coach Nick Saban is expected to appear Thursday at the annual AFCA convention. (Photo courtesy Unv. Alabama Media Relations)

By Tim Gayle
RRS Correspondent
(January 27, 2016)

The 11th annual convention of the Alabama Football Coaches Association kicks off Thursday at the Embassy Suites Hotel in downtown Montgomery with a new corporate sponsor as the Raycom Media Camellia Bowl has thrown its support behind the popular high school coaches’ clinic.

Annual girls tourney set for River Region

Staff Report
(December 28, 2015)

The fifth-annual BallN Powher Prep Invitational girls’ basketball tournament is set for Monday through Wednesday at Faulkner University.

Bama basketball season opens with tipoff event

The Alabama men’s and women’s basketball teams welcomed the new season on Tuesday with a tipoff event at Coleman Coliseum. (Photo courtesy Unv. Alabama Athletic Dept.)

Combined Reports
(October 28, 2015)

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Alabama men’s and women’s basketball teams officially welcomed in the 2015-16 campaign on Tuesday night with the first-ever Tide Tipoff at Coleman Coliseum.

Almost 7,500 fans packed Coleman Coliseum for the event that featured three-point contest, a slam dunk competition as well as a performance by hip hop artist Rae Sremmurd.

Kentucky favored to win SEC basketball title

(October 21, 2015)

Kentucky was predicted to win the 2016 Southeastern Conference men’s basketball championship in voting by a select panel of both SEC and national media members.

SEC announces men’s conference schedule

(August 19, 2015)

The Southeastern Conference unveiled its 126-game men’s basketball schedule for the 2016 season.

Avery, Bama announce non-conference schedule for 2015-16

New Alabama head basketball coach Avery Johnson announced the Tide’s non-conference schedule on Monday. (Staff Photo)

(August 10, 2015)

The Alabama men’s basketball team finalized its 2015-16 non-conference schedule, head coach Avery Johnson announced on Monday. The Tide will play a challenging non-league slate that includes teams from the Pac-12, ACC, Big East and Atlantic 10, among others

ALL-STAR SPORTS WEEK: South boys end drought in basketball

Combined Reports
(July 23, 2015)

The South All-Stars snapped a 12-year losing streak Wednesday night beating the North 72-65 at Alabama State University’s Dunn-Oliver Acadome to claim its first North-South boys all-star basketball victory since 2002.

TUSKEGEE NEWS: Men’s basketball to host one-day camp; Women’s schedule released

(July 8, 2015)

TUSKEGEE - Tuskegee University men’s basketball coach Jerry Dunn and the Golden Tigers will be conducting a one-day basketball camp on Saturday, Aug. 1 on the campus of Tuskegee University…Women’s basketball coach Quacy Barnes-Timmons recent y released the 2015-16 schedule and it features non-conference contests against members from the Gulf South Conference (GSC), Peach Belt Conference (PBC), and two NCAA Division I foes.

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