Reports: Kentucky Wildcats still after Devonta Pollard; Derek Willis may Transfer

Devonta Pollard Will Be A Major Force In The Middle For Anthony Grant. (Photo: Barking Carnival) It appears as though the Kentucky Wildcats may still be considering adding another player to the 2014-15 team that figures to open as the preseason No. 1 college basketball team. Former Alabama Crimson Tide forward Devonta Pollard has been linked to the Kentucky Wildcats as a possible...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Alabama player Devonta Pollard receiving interest from Kentucky

There may not be a more intriguing JuCo recruit in the country than Devonta Pollard. When he left high school in 2012, Pollard was a five-star, top 25 recruit that was pursued by some of the biggest programs in the country. He ended up at Alabama, where he averaged just 3.9 points and 3.1 boards before transferring to East Mississippi Community College in Scooba for his sophomore...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama trying to graduate from NIT to NCAA team

Anthony Grant and Alabama are looking to graduate from NIT contender to NCAA tournament regular. Grant's Crimson Tide has averaged 23 wins over the past three seasons, sandwiching trips to the NIT quarterfinals and championship game around a one-and-out NCAA visit. All-Southeastern Conference guard Trevor Releford is the leader of a team with loftier ambitions despite having...
Via AP on Fox
November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

#63 Alabama Crimson Tide: College Basketball 111 in 111

Welcome to The Sports Bank’s fourth annual college basketball season preview series where we break 111 teams in the 111 days leading up to the opening tip-off of the 2013-2014 season.  We will rank the 84 power conference teams (including the new Big East and American Athletic Conferences) and top 27 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order.  We’ll break down rosters...
Via The Sports Bank
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

There Are Conflicting Reports On Alabama Forward Devonta Pollard’s Status With The Tide

The Devonta Pollard saga is still whirling on. Yesterday, Gary Parrish of CBS Sports reported that Devonta Pollard is no longer enrolled at The University of Alabama. Pollard, a rising sophomore forward, has been charged with conspiracy to commit kidnapping of a 6-year old Mississippi girl over a family land dispute. The Associated Press reported the same. Devonta Pollard, recently...
Via College Spun
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Alabama’s Devonta Pollard Could Face Prison Time After Being Charged With Accessory To Kidnapping

Alabama basketball has been hit with more bad news. Freshman Devonta Pollard has been indicted on kidnapping charges. Pollard may never set foot on this floor again. Photo by @Jwill1095 Pollard, who played just under 18 minutes per game for the Crimson Tide his freshman year, was supposed to be looking forward to his next three years at the Capstone. However, that’s been thrown...
Via College Spun
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex-Bama player indicted in kidnapping

Seven people, including a former Alabama basketball player and his mother, have been charged with conspiring to kidnap a 6-year-old girl from an east Mississippi elementary school in a plot that allegedly involved a property dispute. Among those named in a federal indictment unsealed Wednesday was 18-year-old Devonta Pollard, who played this past season as a freshman at the University...
Via AP on Fox
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex-Alabama player Pollard indicted in kidnapping

A former Alabama basketball player and six other people have been indicted on federal charges they conspired to kidnap a 6-year-old girl from an east Mississippi elementary school. Among those named in the indictment unsealed Wednesday was 18-year-old Devonta Pollard, who played this past season as a freshman. Prosecutors say his mother, Jesse Mae Brown Pollard, led a scheme to...
Via AP on Fox
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

FBI believes Devonta Pollard knew of kidnapping, indictment released Wednesday

The FBI believes Alabama forward Devonta Pollard was involved with his mother's kidnapping of a six-year old girl. The four-count indictment was released Wednesday.
Via Gamedayr
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Alabama Basketball Player Arrested for Kidnapping 6 Year Old Girl

Believe it or not, this is all over a land dispute. I thought that only happened in old Western Movies. Devonta Pollard, a forward on the University of Alabama basketball team, was charged Tuesday as part of a kidnapping for which his mother was arrested last month. Sheriff James Moore of Kemper County (Miss.) said Tuesday that Pollard faces one count of conspiracy to commit kidnapping...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Alabama forward Pollard charged in kidnapping

In one of the stranger incidents involving a student athlete in some time, 18-year-old Devonta Pollard, a rising sophomore forward on the Alabama basketball team, was arrested on Tuesday and charged with conspiracy to commit kidnapping, according to a report by WTOK-TV in Meridian, Miss.. According to the criminal affidavit filed in Mississippi in what can only be described as...
Via Fox Sports South
June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Alabama’s Devonta Pollard arrested and charged for kidnapping

Alabama basketball player Devonta Pollard has been arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit a kidnapping in connection with his mother's April actions.
Via Gamedayr
June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Alabama F arrested in kidnapping case

An Alabama forward was arrested in connection with a kidnapping case that took place in Mississippi. His mother is also involved.

Via Bush League Chronicle
June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Mother of Alabama basketball player Devonta Pollard charged with kidnapping six-year old girl

Alabama basketball player Devonta Pollard's mother could be facing a life sentence after kidnapping a six-year-old girl.
Via Gamedayr
May 03, 2013  |  Discuss

The SEC: Mixed results in postseason play

Florida continues to carry the banner for the SEC. It’s the first time in school history Florida has reached the round of 16 three straight years. The Gators next play Friday in Arlington, Texas, against tournament Cinderella Florida Gulf Coast. Florida needed a season-high 25 points from senior guard Mike Rosario in the win over Minnesota because stalwarts Kenny Boynton scored...
Via College Chalktalk
March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Cincinnati vs Alabama Preview

The 6-0 #16 Cincinnati Bearcats meet the 6-0 Alabama Crimson Tide tomorrow afternoon at 3 PM on ESPN2. The game is part of the Big East - SEC Challenge. It's the challenge that no one talks about because it's not cool like the ACC-Big 10 challenge. Maybe because Louisville is not playing anyone and it's not a marquee event. That doesn't mean it isn't marquee to...
Via Bearcats Blog
November 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Alabama 59, Charleston Southern 46

Trevor Releford drained 22 points and Alabama earned a 59-46 victory over Charleston Southern Friday night in a nonconference showdown. Releford hit 7 of 15 from the field, including 5 of 8 from beyond the arc for his second straight game with five 3-pointers. He also had six assists. Trevor Lacey also had six helpers for the Crimson Tide (5-0), while Levi Randolph had 10 points...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Sloppy Tide Gets Exhibition Win

Those who came to see newcomer Devonta Pollard probably liked what they saw. Anyone coming to see if this was a greatly improved Alabama basketball team are probably considering the jury to be still out. Such is the nature of an exhibition basketball game.
November 07, 2012  |  Discuss

#37 Alabama Crimson Tide: College Basketball 111 in 111

Welcome to The Sports Bank’s third annual college basketball season preview series.  Two years we looked at 99 teams in 99 days.  Last year, we were slightly more aggressive and expanded to 111 teams in 111 days and will do so again as we look ahead to the 2012-2013 season. We will rank the 75 power conference teams and top 36 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order...
Via The Sports Bank
October 29, 2012  |  Discuss

QUICK HITS: SEC basketball media day

Alabama head coach Anthony Grant discussed how freshman forward Devonta Pollard is adjusting to the program, while Kentucky's John Calipari fielded questions regarding their all-access show on ESPN at SEC basketball media day Thursday.
October 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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