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Rodney Cooper's game evolves with Crimson Tide

When Alabama forward Rodney Cooper arrived at Alabama, he defined success by the number of points he scored. Rated as a three-star prospect by the major recruiting services, Cooper starred for Russell County. averaging 31.3 points and 10.4 rebounds per game. Like most high school players, he wanted to fill up the scoreboard at the collegiate level. "Coop has been a guy since...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Tide Basketball Falls To Arkansas

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Alabama men's basketball fell Wednesday night in a hard-fought road contest to Arkansas, 65-58. The Crimson Tide was led by junior guard Rodney Cooper who had a season-high 22 points. With the loss, Alabama falls to 9-13, 3-6 in SEC play, while the Razorbacks improve to 14-8, 3-6 in conference play.
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama gets by Charleston Southern 59-45

Retin Obasohan had 22 points and nine rebounds, and Rodney Cooper had 16 points and seven rebounds to lead Alabama to a 59-45 victory over Charleston Southern. Saah Nimley had 15 points, Sheldon Strickland added 10 and Paul Gombwer pulled down 15 rebounds for Charleston Southern. Ahead 24-23 at the half, Alabama (5-4) opened the second half with a 20-11 run, bolting to a 44-34...
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December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Watch Alabama’s Trevor Releford’s half-court buzzer-beater (Video)

Check out the video. Alabama’s Trevor Releford’s half-court buzzer beater against Georgia kept the Crimson Tide’s NCAA tournament hopes alive. Georgia’s Charles Mann drove to the basket to put the game away, but lost the ball. Alabama’s Rodney Cooper grabbed it and passed to Releford.  
March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Alabama 75, Mississippi St. 43

Levi Randolph scored 18 points, Rodney Cooper added 17 and Alabama coasted to a 75-43 victory over Mississippi State on Wednesday night. Alabama (10-6, 2-1 Southeastern Conference) opened the second half with five consecutive 3-pointers - including the first three from Trevor Lacey - to push a 30-22 halftime lead into an insurmountable 45-22 advantage. It was part of a 21-0 run...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Alabama 75, Lamar 47

Rodney Cooper had 17 points and eight rebounds to lead Alabama to a 75-47 victory over Lamar on Tuesday night. The Crimson Tide (6-0) held its second straight opponent to fewer than 50 points and took control with a 25-7 run starting early in the second half. Lamar coach Pat Knight was ejected after getting called for two technicals protesting a non-call with 16:56 left and the...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Alabama 65, Oregon St. 62

Alabama appeared to be in control of the game. The Crimson Tide was hitting 3-pointers and forcing turnovers while building a 15-point lead over Oregon State. Things changed in a hurry as the cushion started to disappear and the Beavers suddenly started taking care of the ball. Even though Oregon State was able to tie the game with 43 seconds left, Alabama had one last big play...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Alabama beats Oregon State, 65-62

The Crimson Tide is now 3-0 thanks to sophomore guard Rodney Cooper's late heroics, hitting a game-winning three-pointer with 13 seconds left Thursday night in Madison Square Garden.
November 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Alabama hangs on for win over Oregon State

NEW YORK (AP) -- Rodney Cooper hit a 3-pointer from right in front of the Alabama bench with 12.2 seconds left and the Crimson Tide, who led by as many as 15 points in the second half, beat Oregon State 65-62 on Thursday night in the 2K Sports Classic benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project. Alabama (3-0) seemed to be in control of the game when it took a 52-37 lead with 12:31 to...
Via Fox Sports South
November 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Depleted Alabama defeats Arkansas

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) -- Rodney Cooper scored 17 points Thursday night as depleted Alabama held on for a 79-68 win at Arkansas. The win is the second straight for the Crimson Tide, which played without leading scorers JaMychal Green and Tony Mitchell for the fourth straight game due to suspensions. Alabama (18-9, 7-6 Southeastern Conference) trailed 39-35 late in the first half...
Via Fox Sports South
February 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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