Bucks add intriguing athlete with signing of Mitchell to 10-day deal

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- Startled by his cell phone while trying to get some sleep before a road trip, Tony Mitchell thought his assistant coach was trying to play a prank on him. The newest member of the Milwaukee Bucks thought there was no way he was actually headed to the NBA. "I was like, 'OK man, you can stop playing. I'm trying to get some sleep, you can stop playing...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks to sign Tony Mitchell to 10-day contract

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Bucks will add forward Tony Mitchell on a 10-day contract Tuesday, a league source confirmed. Mitchell will join the Bucks from the Fort Wayne of the NBA's Developmental League. The 24-year-old is averaging 19.4 points and 5.3 rebounds in 21 games this season for the Mad Ants. A 6-foot-6 forward, Mitchell played collegiately at the University of Alabama...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama Crimson Tide – #4 SEC college basketball power rankings

Alabama Coach: Anthony Grant (3 season at Alabama 62-39) Overall 139-64, 6 years 2011-12: Record 21- 12 overall, 9-7 in SEC (5th) Starters Returning (3) Trevor Lacy. Trevor Releford, Levi Randolph Preseason Tournament: 2K Sports Classic Top Non-Conference Games: at Cincinnati, at VCU, at Texas Tech Transfer Out: Charles Hankerson (Wyoming) Early Departure: Tony Mitchell Last season...
December 30, 2012  |  Discuss

College Basketball Countdown : Alabama Crimson Tide- #51

College basketball is right around the corner. Games will be starting before you know it, and practices are just right around the corner. Here at Roundballchat I will release my top 100 teams for the 2012-13 college basketball season. I will start at 100 and count my way down. I will rank all the 75 programs in the six major conferences, as well as 25 mid majors in my top 100 countdown...
October 24, 2012  |  Discuss

NBA Draft: Holloway maintains stock

News and notes from the pre-draft combine held by the Nets and Rockets over the weekend in Brooklyn, N.Y. Forty-four players participated, most of whom are considered second-round picks in the June 30 draft. Texas guard JCovan Brown was the biggest backcourt standout, displaying potential as a backup point guard. Thats the good news -- considering most scouts figured Brown was...
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May 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Alabama releases Mitchell, Hankerson

Alabama forward Tony Mitchell has left the team after ending his junior season on suspension, finishing a Crimson Tide career marked by crowd-pleasing dunks and sometimes inconsistent play. Tide coach Anthony Grant said Friday that Mitchell and reserve guard Charles Hankerson Jr. requested and received releases from their scholarships. ''We're appreciative of the contributions...
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April 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Basketball Losing Mitchell, Hankerson

To the surprise of almost no one, Tony Mitchell will not return to the Alabama basketball team after his troubled junior season. Just as big a surprise, neither will upcoming junior Charles Hankerson, who had been considered one of the most improved players for the Crimson Tide last year.
April 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Alabama Basketball: Mitchell, Hankerson Jr. won’t return to team

Per the University of Alabama’s media relations, Alabama Basketball players Tony Mitchell and Charles Hankerson Jr. will not return to the team in 2012. According to head coach Anthony Grant, both players asked to be released, and both requests were granted by the University. The fact that Tony Mitchell will not return next season comes as no real surprise after he was suspended...
April 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Alabama gives Mitchell release from scholarship

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama forward Tony Mitchell has left the team after ending his junior season on suspension, finishing a Crimson Tide career marked by crowd-pleasing dunks and sometimes inconsistent play. Tide coach Anthony Grant said Friday that Mitchell and reserve guard Charles Hankerson Jr. requested and received releases from their scholarships. "We're appreciative...
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April 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Alabama gives Mitchell release from scholarship

Alabama forward Tony Mitchell has left the team after ending the season on suspension. Crimson Tide coach Anthony Grant says Friday that Mitchell and guard Charles Hankerson Jr. requested and received releases from their scholarships. Mitchell missed Alabama's final 11 games, including the NCAA tournament, after being suspended indefinitely for conduct detrimental to the team...
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April 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Alabama Basketball: Tide Meets Creighton to Open NCAA Tournament

The Alabama Crimson Tide are gearing up for their first NCAA Tournament game since UCLA knocked them out of the second round of the Big Dance in 2006. Alabama will meet up with the Creighton Bluejays on Friday at 12:40 central. Creighton ran through the Missouri Valley Conference this season with a 28-5 record capped off by defeating Illinois State to capture the conference title...
March 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Alabama makes first NCAA tournament since '06

Alabama is back in the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2006. The Crimson Tide (21-11) drew a No. 9 seed Sunday and faces No. 8 Creighton (28-5) on Friday at the Midwest Regional in Greensboro, N.C. The winner will likely face top-seeded North Carolina. Alabama had to overcome off-the-court troubles. The Tide went 6-4 after a season-ending suspension of No. 2 scorer and...
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March 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Gators ready to roll vs. Tide in SEC tournament

Florida didn't create much momentum for itself heading into the Southeastern Conference tournament. The 22nd-ranked Gators will try to turn things around when they take on Alabama in the quarterfinals at New Orleans Arena on Friday. Florida closed the regular season with three straight losses, including a 74-59 defeat to top-ranked Kentucky on Sunday in which the Gators shot...
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March 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Dancing around the bubble

The college basketball season is winding down and it's time for the NCAA tournament selection committee to zoom in on all those RPIs, SOSs and W-Ls. The final decisions, at least for some of the final spots, will likely come from something beyond the numbers: The eyeball test. In other words, do they look like NCAA tournament teams? So, with the regular season starting to wrap...
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February 28, 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...
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February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Tide’s Steele Sees Another Tough Game

One can only imagine what goes on behind the closed doors of Alabama’s new men’s basketball practice facility. When Alabama announced its starting lineup for the Crimson Tide’s game against Tennessee, it was already known that JaMychal Green and Tony Mitchell wouldn’t be in the starting lineup.
February 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Green Won’t Play Against Arkansas

The last time Alabama played against Arkansas, the Crimson Tide’s Tony Mitchell scored 11 points and had six rebounds. He won’t score against the Razorbacks this Thursday as he has been suspended for the rest of the season. In the Jan. 28 Bama-Arkansas game, JaMychal Green scored 14 points and had eight rebounds. He hasn’t been suspended for the season, but he won’t play...
February 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Alabama Basketball: Mitchell Out for Season, Green Reinstated for Practice

Alabama Crimson Tide head basketball Anthony Grant announced today via a release from the university that junior forward Tony Mitchell’s suspension would remain in place for the remainder of the season, and that senior forward JaMychal Green has been reinstated for practice. Just earlier today, Grant said that he did not anticipate either Green or Mitchell being available for Thursday’s...
February 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Alabama Basketball: Tide’s Win over Vols Boosts Tournament Hopes

Yesterday I got the pleasure of being inside Coleman Coliseum to watch the Alabama Crimson Tide (17-9, 6-6) get an absolutely crucial 62-50 win over the Tennessee Volunteers (14-13, 6-6) without three starters. The shorthanded Crimson Tide entered the game without their two leading scorers, JaMychal Green, and Tony Mitchell, who remain suspended. It was the third straight missed...
February 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Defense, Foul Shots Key Tide Win

Were there a referendum (or even a caucus) of Alabama fans voting whether or not the Crimson Tide basketball team needed to get suspended players back, Tony Mitchell and JaMychal Green might have a tough time getting a majority of votes after Bama’s trouncing of Tennessee Saturday.
February 18, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 14 Florida beats Alabama 61-52

Alabama coach Anthony Grant didn't have an answer for when he'll let suspended stars JaMychal Green and Tony Mitchell back on the court. In his mind, the Crimson Tide was left with more pressing questions after Tuesday night's 61-52 loss to No. 14 Florida. The Tide opened the second half with a horrid stretch from which it couldn't recover. ''We've got...
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February 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Injured Gators look to roll past Alabama

Coming off back-to-back defeats for the first time in almost two years, Florida could find getting back on track in Tuscaloosa all the more difficult with its top two reserves sidelined. While Alabama will again be without its top two leading scorers, it should be getting a couple of key pieces back for Tuesday night's SEC showdown against the 14th-ranked Gators. After getting...
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February 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Bama's Grant: No decision yet on suspended players

Alabama coach Anthony Grant says he hasn't determined the status of four suspended players. The Crimson Tide hosts Florida Tuesday night in a game that could supply a huge boost for Alabama's postseason hopes - or a second-straight setback minus key players. Grant suspended JaMychal Green, Trevor Releford and Andrew Steele indefinitely before Saturday's loss at LSU...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2012  |  Discuss

LSU 67, Alabama 58

Justin Hamilton scored 12 of his team-high 21 points in the second half, and LSU held off a feisty but suspension-riddled Alabama squad 67-58 on Saturday night. Johnny O'Bryant III had 17 points and nine rebounds, and Andre Stinger added 15 points for LSU (14-10, 4-6 Southeastern Conference), which snapped the Crimson Tide's three-game winning streak. Rodney Cooper scored...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Alabama suspends 3 players indefinitely

Alabama has suspended forward and leading scorer JaMychal Green, along with guards Trevor Releford and Andrew Steele, for undisclosed violations of team rules. That leaves Alabama without four regulars -- including their top three scorers and top two rebounders -- for Saturday night's game at LSU because of the suspension of forward Tony Mitchell earlier in the week. Crimson...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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