Found February 12, 2012 on
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - For the second straight game, All-America candidate LaSondra Barrett carried the LSU Lady Tiger basketball team down the stretch. Barrett tallied a game-high 21 points and 12 rebounds as LSU survived a valiant effort from Alabama to win its 15th consecutive game over the Crimson Tide by a score of 51-46 on Sunday afternoon in Foster Auditorium.
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Alex Dickman, offensive tackle from Scottsdale-Chaparrel, Ariz., accepted a preferred walk-on opportunity from the University of Alabama. He talked about his future with the Crimson Tide.
Alabama has suspended forward and leading scorer JaMychal Green, along with guards Trevor Releford and Andrew Steele, for undisclosed violations of team rules.
That leaves Alabama without four regulars - including their top three scorers and top two rebounders - for Saturday night's game at LSU because of the suspension of forward Tony Mitchell earlier in the week.
Alabama Crimson Tide basketball coach Anthony Grant has officially suspended JaMychal Green, Trevor Releford, and Andrew Steele indefinitely for a violation of team rules according to a release by the University. They all had made the trip to Baton Rouge for the game tonight against LSU, but they were all sent home by Coach Grant.
Keep in mind that Grant had already suspended Tony...
Earlier this week Alabama junior forward Tony Mitchell was suspended indefinitely. Head coach Anthony Grant would not elaborate on the suspension, but he did say that it was for an accumulation of incidents, not just one issue.
Mitchell had been pulled from the starting lineup for last Saturdays matchup with Ole Miss, he still played 31 minutes in the overtime victory...
For four, long years, Allen Skelton has had his hard knocks as an Alabama Crimson Tide football walk-on, but he is reaping the same benefits as a full scholarship player in terms of prizes that go along with two national championship teams.
Alabama has suspended forward and leading scorer JaMychal Green, along with guards Trevor Releford and Andrew Steele, for undisclosed violations of team rules. That leaves Alabama without four regulars -- including their top three scorers and top two rebounders -- for Saturday night's game at LSU because of the suspension of forward Tony Mitchell earlier in the week.
Justin Hamilton scored 12 of his team-high 21 points in the second half, and LSU held off a feisty but suspension-riddled Alabama squad 67-58 on Saturday night. Johnny O'Bryant III had 17 points and nine rebounds, and Andre Stinger added 15 points for LSU (14-10, 4-6 Southeastern Conference), which snapped the Crimson Tide's three-game winning streak.
Despite the cold temperatures the Alabama bats were anything but as the Crimson Tide combined to score 27 runs on 27 hits in a sweep of its two games Saturday at the Mardi Gras Invitational. Alabama opened the day with a 15-4 win over Lipscomb and closed the day with a 12-1 victory over South Alabama.
Alabama sophomore pitcher Jackie Traina allowed just one hit and struck out a career-high 15 batters as the Crimson Tide finished the Mardi Gras Invitational with a 3-0 win over Jacksonville State, Sunday afternoon at Jaguar Field. After the weekend UA starts the season 4-0.
BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers led wire-to-wire against Alabama Saturday night at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center to win for a second time at home against a team that had scored an earlier win as LSU defeated the Crimson Tide, 67-58.
LSU players talk about beating the Crimson Tide 67-58 Saturday night notching their fourth SEC victory of the season.
The University of Alabama men's basketball team returns to Coleman Coliseum Tuesday evening to face No. 14 Florida. Tipoff on ESPN and the radio affiliates of the Crimson Tide Sports Network is scheduled for 6 p.m. CST.
Alabama coach Anthony Grant says Trevor Releford and Andrew Steele will "most likely" return from suspension against No. 14 Florida.