July 14, 2014 TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The University of Alabama athletics TIDE PRIDE/Ticket Office has announced the availability of men’s and women’s basketball season tickets plans for the upcoming 2014-15 season.
Women’s basketball boosted its front court with the signing of Diamanté “DeDe” Martinez, which was announced by head coach Kristy Curry on Monday. Martinez, a native of New Orleans, is the fifth signee for the Crimson Tide’s 2014-15 class.
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced the game schedule and teams for the 2014 Hall of Fame Women’s Challenge, which includes The University of Alabama. The Hall of Fame Women’s Challenge, hosted by the Hall of Fame and the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, is an annual women’s exempt college basketball tournament featuring eight schools. All event proceeds will benefit the non-profit Hall of Fame.
The women’s basketball team fell 78-65 in the second round of the 2014 Southeastern Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament on Thursday night at The Arena at Gwinnett Center. With the loss, the Crimson Tide dips to 14-16 overall, while the win lifts the Tigers to 19-11 on the season.
The women’s basketball team (14-15, 7-9 SEC) will play LSU (18-11, 7-9 SEC) for the second time in five days on Thursday in the second round of the 2014 Southeastern Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament, which is being played at The Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth, Ga. The game will air live on SportSouth beginning at 5 p.m. CT with Dave Baker and Nell Fortner calling the action.
Ashley Williams was named to the 2014 Southeastern Conference All-Freshman Team, which was announced by the league office on Tuesday. Williams is one of eight newcomers to make the list and is the first for the Crimson Tide since 2011.