Grant said the decision was based on “an accumulation” of things, not a single incident. Mitchell did not start in that game – the first time this season he was out of the starting lineup – but scored 14 points in 31 minutes of action. He also had to leave the game after a blow to the head, and twice left the bench to return to the training room in the second half before re-entering the game. [Read More]
The University of Alabama men's basketball team returns to the road to face in-state Southeastern Conference rival Auburn in the first of two meetings between the programs this season. Tipoff at Auburn Arena is scheduled for 8 p.m. CST on ESPNU and the radio affiliates of the Crimson Tide Sports Network. [Read More]
As if things on the road for Alabama basketball are not difficult enough, the Crimson Tide will be away from home for two games this week and almost certainly will be without star forward Tony Mitchell for at least one of them. [Read More]
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama – Alabama forward Tony Mitchell has been suspended indefinitely for conduct detrimental to the men's basketball team, a school spokesman announced Monday. There is no timetable for Mitchell's return, the spokesman said. The junior is averaging 13.1 points and 7 rebounds in 21 games played. [Read More]
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama – Following a 72-55 victory over Jacksonville on Thursday night at Coleman Coliseum, Alabama coach Anthony Grant was asked about center Mousa Gueye. The 7-foot, 280-pound junior college transfer made his Alabama debut late in the game.
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama – Trevor Releford scored 18 points and Tony Mitchell added 17 Thursday night to lead Alabama (10-3) to a 72-55 victory over Jacksonville (2-10) at Coleman Coliseum. Afterward, each player had much to say about junior center Mousa Gueye, who made his Alabama debut late in the game. The 7-foot-, 280-pound junior college transfer has been recovering from August knee surgery.
Alabama had lost three of its past four games, and a respectable opponent was visiting the BJCC Arena. Let's not mistake the Cowboys for Syracuse or Ohio State or Kentucky, but they were a cut above North Florida and Alabama A&M. Even with star senior forward JaMychal Green on the bench with an injured right shoulder, the Crimson Tide smacked Oklahoma State 69-52. [Read More]
After trailing by only two points at halftime, No. 23 Alabama (8-3) fell apart in the second half and went on to lose 71-58 to Kansas State (7-1) tonight in Kansas City, Mo. The Crimson Tide has lost three of its past four games after getting off to a 7-0 start. [Read More]
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama – The No. 13 Alabama basketball team arrived home Monday following a six-night trip to San Juan, Puerto Rico. That's where the Crimson Tide won three games and captured the Puerto Rico Tip-Off championship. In these videos, star forwards JaMychal Green and Tony Mitchell talked Tuesday about the successful trip. Alabama (5-0) plays host to Alabama A&M (2-1) at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama – The No. 13 Alabama basketball team is 5-0 and is coming off a championship in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off. The Crimson Tide plays host to Alabama A&M (2-1) at 7 p.m. Wednesday. In this video, Alabama coach Anthony Grant reviews three victories in San Juan, Puerto Rico – over Maryland, Wichita State and Purdue – and previews the upcoming game.
“How many people watch you give a final exam? Well, I have 50,000 watch me give mine, every Saturday!” by Paul W. "Bear" Bryant - To English Professor Tommy Mayo (at Texas A&M) when questioned about his emphasis on winning and his salary.