Alabama forward Ashley Knight had a step on the Texas A&M player defending her, and Knight’s teammate, guard Shaquera Wade, noticed. She dished the ball to Knight, who converted the layup. They were Knight’s first two points of the game, and didn’t do much to close an 18-point deficit to the 16th-ranked Aggies, who won the game 73-54.
Alabama women's basketball's three-game SEC winning streak was snapped by Mississippi State on Sunday night, when the Crimson Tide lost 75-61 in Starkville, Miss. Despite the loss, the team has moved on as it delves deeper into its conference schedule.
Time after time, freshman guard John Petty, a five-star recruit in high school, ran off of a screen, caught the ball, and threw up a three-pointer no matter how many people were guarding him. Most of the night, it went in. Petty caught fire early and finished with 27 points on 8-of-13 shooting from beyond the arc to power Alabama to a 76-71 win over No. 17 Auburn, ending the Tigers’ 14-game winning streak.
Tonight, Alabama welcomes No. 17 Auburn for the first time this season. Alabama has been watching that play even more this week. The Tigers are on a 14-game winning streak, and are one of two teams in the country with just one loss.
It’s early January, and Alabama is still trying to find a lineup that best suites the team. The Crimson Tide have experienced numerous line up shakeups with players going down with injury, sickness or being suspended at the beginning of the season. Junior guard Dazon Ingram has been caught in the middle of those lineup shakeups. After missing the Crimson Tide’s blowout loss to Georgia, he was brought off the bench in a 14-point win against Georgia.
For the third straight game, Alabama women’s basketball defeated a conference opponent with a late scoring barrage, riding hot shooting by senior guard Hannah Cook to a 65-51 win over the LSU Lady Tigers on Thursday night. With the win, Alabama improves to 3-1 in SEC play for the first time since 1998.
Alabama women’s basketball will host the LSU Lady Tigers on Thursday night, hoping to continue the momentum from eight wins in nine games and back-to-back road conference wins.
Alabama basketball certainly didn’t put on performance that would wow anyone by any means, but still walked away with a 68-64 win. Alabama had a season-high 24 turnovers that led to 26 points for Rhode Island. Still, Alabama narrowly escaped with a win over a tough team.
A completely out-of-sync Alabama had its worst offensive half of the season in second half of its 65-62 loss to UCF. The Crimson Tide only scored 26 points and blew a six-point halftime lead in the final 20 minutes of the game. UCF went on a 15-2 run over the span of seven minutes and 24 seconds to give the team a commanding lead. During that run, Alabama could not get anything going, and it showed by the way the team responded.