The fortunes of Alabama and JaMychal Green have certainly taken a turn for the better.
The Crimson Tide has used a three-game winning streak to fortify its once-fading NCAA tournament hopes going into Wednesday night's game against Auburn. Green, meanwhile, is expected to return to the starting lineup and will be the lone senior honored before his finale at Coleman Coliseum, a big turnaround for a player recently exiled for four games.
With winnable end-of-season games against the Tigers (14-14, 4-10 Southeastern Conference) and Mississippi, an RPI of 25 and a potential bye in the SEC tournament, Green and the Tide (19-9, 8-6) are feeling pretty good about their NCAA standing.
''I still feel like we're in good position,'' Green said.
Double-digit wins over Tennessee and Mississippi State and a road victory over Arkansas have helped turn the talk in Tuscaloosa from a string of suspensions to the prospect of making the NCAA field for the first time in six years.
''It'd be pretty ...