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It was a cold, cold Saturday for the Golden Grizzlies Saturday and I’m not talking about the weather.
Oakland shot a depressing 27.1 percent from the field (16-59) en rout to a 65-45 loss to the Alabama Crimson Tide in the final non-conference game of the season.
Duke Mondy led the way for Oakland with just 11 points and was one of two players on the Grizzlies squad that scored in double figures. Travis Bader had 10 points as both players logged over 30 minutes of playing time.
“That wasn’t a very good basketball game, at least from our standpoint. We weren’t very good,” said Oakland coach Greg Kampe. “We were awful. We came here expecting to win. We didn’t come here to keep it close. We can’t come into a place like this and shoot 23 percent in the first half. We missed point-blank shots. We were wide open. We were pathetic.”
Trailing just 29-23 after the first half, Alabama used a 29-13 second-half run to extend its lead to 62-40.
Oakland though was productive from the free throw ...
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Nike created a special Pro Combat Uniform for the Crimson Tide’s appearance in the National Title Game. It looks like they stuck to the traditional uniform composition while making changes to materials and small tweaks to the design. Simple is best. The National Title Game is not the appropriate venue to take chances with wild uniforms. Below is Nike’s description of the uniforms...
What do Alabama starting quarterback A.J. McCarron and Imelda Marcos have in common? An over-the top shoe fetish apparently. McCarron, already known as being an infamous fashion pimp for his bow ties, reportedly brought 30 pairs of shoes with him for the Crimson Tide's trip to Miami for the BCS title game.
McCarron's reason for this excessive show of metrosexuality?...
Timothy Antonio Yeldon, Jr., has established milestones as a first year football player at The University of Alabama. Searching for them under the full name would prove futile. Try T.J. Yeldon. The entire college football world knows of the tall, rangy 6-foot-2-inch, 216-pound Crimson Tide running back.
Nick Saban wants his players focused for the national championship game and not getting lost in all the hype surrounding the team. In his quest to have his team achieve the proper mindset, Saban reportedly banned ESPN in his players’ hotel rooms.
According to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy, Tom Rinaldi said Saban had the team’s hotel make ESPN unavailable in players’ hotel rooms since...
Alabama coach Nick Saban has sent home two backup players from the BCS championship game for violating curfew.
A person with knowledge of the decision identified the players as freshman linebackers Dillon Lee and Ryan Anderson. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the school didn't release the names.
A statement from Saban announced the disciplinary action. Alabama...
Alabama wide receiver Kenny Bell was dressed in uniform and warming up before the BCS championship game against Notre Dame.
Bell broke a bone in his lower left leg in the regular-season finale against Auburn on Nov. 24 and had surgery. Alabama hasn't indicated whether he'd be available for the game.
Two days before, Bell was coy on his status. He was cleared to do some...
DeNesha Stallworth had 19 points and 10 rebounds to help No. 6 Kentucky beat Alabama 87-70 on Sunday.
Samarie Walker added 15 points and 13 rebounds for the Wildcats (14-1, 2-0 SEC).
The Wildcats led early on and the Crimson Tide (10-5, 0-2) were no match. Kentucky used a 16-4 run midway through the first half to go up 25-13. Alabama closed to four, but the Wildcats scored the...
College teams, much like pro teams, generally win when they dominate the battle of passing efficiency. And Alabama, the defending national champ and a big favorite Monday night over Notre Dame, is No. 1 in NCAA football in Passer Rating Differential.
We all know Alabama fans are some of the proudest fans in the country, but this woman shows pure dedication to the Crimson Tide. This extremely pregnant Bama fan showed up at tonight’s BCS title game with this message written on her belly: “If Bama wins tonight I’m naming this baby Saban.” Let’s hope they don’t for the sake of this … Continue reading »
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish and Alabama Crimson Tide will play for the BCS Championship on Monday night. ESPN will carry the game between the No. 1 Fighting Irish and No. 2 Crimson Tide. Coverage for this game will begin at 8 pm EST from Sun Life Stadium in Miami, FL.
In terms of history you would be hard pressed to find two programs who have had more success at the NCAA level...
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer T.J. Yeldon and Amari Cooper are the latest Alabama freshmen to become instant stars.
The Crimson Tide's precocious offensive players have put up big numbers and come through on the biggest stages of the season so far. They're two of the top threats to sting No. 1 Notre Dame's terrific...
As he sat at a podium on his old turf at Sun Life Stadium, Alabama head coach Nick Saban was badgered some more about a potential return to the NFL. He says it's not happening.
Today is the big day for both Alabama and Notre Dame, and several Crimson Tide commits and targets weighed in with predictions and reasons why one team will hoist the crustal ball tonight in Miami.