Coleman Coliseum

Resiliency Initiative aims to foster success

Students involved in the new Resiliency Initiative met inside of Coleman Coliseum on Thursday, September 10, to listen to several speakers and tour the gymnastics locker room. The Resiliency Initiative is a new program on campus this semester that aims to foster success in all aspects of life for students.

Basketball student section relocated to sideline

The view from the student section in Coleman Coliseum will be different-and much closer-in the upcoming men's basketball season. UA Athletics announced via press release a plan to relocate the student section from the elevated corner of the arena to sections R through V, including sections R and S, located on the sideline directly across from the visitor bench. “One of the first things I noticed, and wanted to change, upon my hiring at The University of Alabama was to improve the fan experience at Coleman Coliseum, especially for our students,” coach Avery Johnson said in the release.

Prize fight missed opportunity for UA

When the University of Alabama Athletic Department and President Judy Bonner resisted hosting Tuscaloosa native Deontay Wilder’s title defense fight, they likely saw it as a potential logistical nightmare without much potential profit.

'Bama bubble' key as gymnastics faces UK

Energy has been a constant theme of the University of Alabama gymnastics team three meets into its 2015 season. The energy the team lacked in its first road meet to Arkansas, resulting in a loss, returned to a new high last Friday as the team upset top-ranked Florida in Coleman Coliseum.

Gymnastics hosts defending national co-champion Florida

It’s no secret that rivalries run deep in the Southeastern Conference, and while the traditional great gymnastics rivalry has been between The University of Alabama and the University of Georgia, there has been a shift in the last few years. Filling its place is the competition between the Crimson Tide and the defending national champion, Florida. Combined, the two teams have taken home the last four national championships, with Florida tying Oklahoma for the title last year.

Alabama falls to No. 7 Duke 90-40

The No. 7 Duke Blue Devils came into Foster Auditorium Sunday night and quieted a “white-out” crowd. The Alabama women’s basketball team fell behind 22-2 at the beginning of the game and never came back. Duke dominated 90-40.

Randolph leads UA to win

With six seconds to play in Alabama’s preseason exhibition against Montevallo, Levi Randolph leapt high above the basket to slam home an alley-oop pass from Justin Coleman, the exclamation point on a 22-point night for Alabama’s newly elected captain. Randolph, one of three seniors on Alabama’s team, was elected unanimously by his teammates to serve as team captain. The Madison, Alabama, native is the Crimson Tide’s first captain since Alonzo Gee in 2008-09, and the first in the coach Anthony Grant era. 

Tide downs Rebels at home, 74-64

View Photo GalleryView VideoAfter a tough loss to Vanderbilt Thursday, the Alabama Crimson Tide was welcomed back home in Coleman Coliseum with a 74-64 win over the Ole Miss Rebels Saturday. With the win, Alabama improves to 13-0 at home and 15-8 overall, 8-2 Southeastern Conference, keeping its No.