Basketball


Women's basketball seeks to rebound from loss to Gators

Response to a tough loss can dictate a college basketball team’s season. Most teams do not go undefeated, so the way a team plays in its next game after a loss can determine whether or not it reaches its goals for that year. For Alabama, the upcoming challenge is not exactly easy, going against a tough Vanderbilt team five days after losing a close game on the road against no.


SportsTown: Tuscaloosa to be featured on new series

While the obsession with football and its influence on Southern culture might seem normal to students who dwell in Tuscaloosa, others around the country might find people's worship of the sport a little out of the ordinary. “SportsTown” is an arising web TV series focusing on America’s best and greatest sports towns, and the first episode features Tuscaloosa.


Alabama seeks to shut down a talented Vanderbilt team on the road

Earlier this week, the Vanderbilt Commodores (9-7, 1-3) ended a three-game losing streak defeating another team from Alabama, the Auburn Tigers, 75-57. On Saturday, coach Avery Johnson will look to build off a dominant win over then-No. 19 South Carolina, and avoid the same fate Auburn met in Nashville, Tennessee. “[In the last game] we got back to playing the type of Bama defense that we have been playing for the most part all year,” Johnson said.


Alabama wraps up non-conference play with a win over Norfolk State

Alabama led by five points at the half, but the Crimson Tide’s loss against Oregon was fresh in coach Avery Johnson’s mind. Then, Alabama had blown a 12-point lead thanks in large part to second half turnovers. Johnson values the first few minutes of both halves, and that wasn’t the first time Alabama had failed to start off the second half off the wrong way.