Basketball

James Harden deserves NBA MVP

The NBA has already begun its award season, with Sixth Man of the Year and Coach of the Year being handed out. The premier award, the NBA’s Most Valuable Player, will likely come down to two players. Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry and Houston Rockets shooting guard James Harden will likely be the top two finishers. However, it is Harden who should be the MVP.


Battle discusses vacancy of Alabama soccer coach

When Avery Johnson was introduced as the new Alabama men’s basketball head coach Wednesday, several coaches from other sports were in attendance. Notably missing was Alabama’s soccer coach. Former Alabama soccer coach Todd Bramble resigned March 6. No coach has been hired in the following month.


It's official: NBA champ Avery Johnson hired as basketball coach

By Sean Landry | Production Editor Former NBA champion and NBA coach of the year Avery Johnson has signed on as Alabama's next men's basketball coach, athletic director Bill Battle announced Monday night.  “I am very pleased to announce that I have reached an agreement with Avery Johnson to become the new head men's basketball coach at the University of Alabama," Battle said in a statement.


The ACC has become the basketball conference

The 2014-15 NCAA basketball season has been headlined by the undefeated Kentucky Wildcats all season. Heading into the sweet sixteen this weekend the Wildcats have a record of 36-0. They are the first team to ever accomplish that in one season. Behind that story though, one conference has solidified itself as the best in college basketball.