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Tired of the malaise of Alabama basketball? Eager for signs of competitiveness again, like back in the good old days? That’s right. Those of us old enough to remember can recall years of ‘Bama basketball when come tourney time, you weren’t sitting on pins and needles hoping the NIT selection committee would call our name. […]

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Alabama basketball play-by-play announcer deserves his freedom

If you love something, it is said you should set it free. If it returns to you, it’s yours. If it doesn’t, it never was. Such should be the case with Alabama basketball play-by-play announcer Chris Stewart. As the University subjects him to cruel and unusual punishment, you have to wonder when public outcry will […]

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An open letter to Bill Battle about the state of Alabama basketball

Dear Coach Battle, As the losses mount in this the fifth campaign of Alabama basketball under Anthony Grant, questions linger regarding the direction of the program and whether changes should be made. And rightly so, Coach Battle. Followers of the program…both of us at this point…are currently hearing the rumor that, regardless off the outcome […]

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Alabama wins a basketball game, defeats Ole Miss 67-64

Last night the Alabama Crimson Tide men’s basketball team took to the court for a 40-minute matchup with the University of Mississippi. After the contest, Alabama had more points, and thus was declared the winner! Trevor Releford led all scorers with 26 points, 21 coming in the second half, including the 3-point game winner at […]

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Bama plays, Bama loses, and Anthony Grant cashes in

Today, Anthony Grant will earn $5,013.69. That’s just today. For the week, $35,192.30. In these tough financial times, Bama’s 5th year basketball coach will earn $152,500 by the end of January. These are the sort of things a $1.83 Million annual contract will get you. What it won’t get you is results. 18 games into […]

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How could Barrett Jones be picked so low in this year’s draft? The answer is in your Sunday Cup Of Coffee

With the 2013 NFL Draft now in the rearview mirror, Bama managed to have nine players drafted, a modern day Alabama record. Of course you know about Dee Milliner, Chance Warmack and DJ Fluker going in order in the 1st round, 9th, 10th and 11th, and Eddie Lacy going in the 2nd round to Green […]

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Trevor Lacey granted release from UA

According to UA Media Relations, Alabama sophomore guard Trevor Lacey has decided to transfer from the men’s basketball program and has been granted his release. The announcement from Crimson Tide head coach Anthony Grant came today. “I enjoyed having the opportunity to coach Trevor for the two years he was here,” Grant said. “We certainly […]

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Gone Gueye: Bama’s big center to transfer

Bama’s 7-foot center Moussa Gueye will not return for his senior season at Alabama, citing style of play as the reason for his decision to transfer. A native of Dakar, Senegal, Gueye came to Alabama two years ago from Lake Land College in Matoon, Illinois. A knee injury before the 2011-12 season sidelined him for […]

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What’s next for Bama hoops?

Last night’s 58-57 loss in the NIT closed another painful chapter in Alabama basketball history. Ironically, it’d be the second year in a row that the Tide’s season was ended in the post-season by that score. (Creighton last year in the NCAA’s, Maryland this year in the NIT). The mood among the Alabama fanbase in […]

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Anthony Grant a Minnesota Golden Gopher?

Can you imagine, even for a second, the University of Alabama firing its head basketball coach after he led the Tide into the second round of the NCAA Tournament? Or got them into the big dance every other year? That’s exactly what happened at the University of Minnesota, as the Golden Gophers let their head […]

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What’s next for Bama Basketball? Here’s a hint…

Tonight at 9:00pm on ESPNU, be sure to tune in to see who the Alabama Crimson Tide will be playing in the first round of the NIT, and if Andrew Steele will have the opportunity for another home game if the Tide plays host. Don’t bother tuning in to that boring show tomorrow night, where […]

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