Welcome to The Sports Bank’s second annual college basketball season preview series. Last year we looked at 99 teams in 99 days. This year, we are being slightly more aggressive and expanding to 111 teams in 111 days. We will rank the 74 power conference teams and top 37 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order. We’ll break down rosters, non-conference schedules, and pick a player to watch for each team.
Entering his third season as head coach, Anthony Grant has really put his stamp on the Alabama Crimson Tide basketball program. The NIT runner-up a year ago, ‘Bama figures to take another step this year led by their suffocating defense.
ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE
Last Season: 2nd, 12-4 in SEC, 25-12 overall
Predicted SEC Finish: 4th
Projected Depth Chart
F/C: JaMychal Green (Sr)/Carl Engstrom (So)/Moussa Gueye (So-out for season)
F: Tony Mitchell (Jr)/Nick Jacobs (Fr)
G/F: Levi Randolph (Fr)/Charles Hankerson (So)
G: Trevor Lacey (Fr)/Rodney Cooper (Fr)
PG: Trevor Releford (So)/Ben ...