Basketball

Alabama’s Kira Lewis Jr. officially declares for 2020 NBA Draft

Lewis, who is projected as a mid-first round pick, will look to become the 16th player in program history to go first round of the NBA Draft.

  No March Madness: NCAA cancels men’s and women’s postseason tournament

  Charles Barkley on NCAA Tournament: ‘Oh yeah, they definitely should cancel it’

SEC changing locker room, cleaning policy for men’s basketball tournament

SEC announces 2020 team and awards

SEC alert when it comes to coronavirus concerns and the men’s basketball tournament

Doughty’s 32 closes out the regular season in style for Auburn

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Alabama men’s basketball players sweep SEC weekly awards

  Wendell Hudson’s jersey becomes the first in Alabama Athletics’ history to be retired

No. 11 Auburn pulls out another OT win on the road

No. 17 Auburn pulls away from No. 13 Kentucky

Auburn announces College GameDay fan information

Doughty, Okoro lead No. 16 Auburn past Iowa State 80-76

No. 4 Tigers look to bounce back at Florida following first loss

Auburn looks to bounce back from its first loss of the season.

No. 22 LSU basketball takes on Bowling Green

The No. 22 LSU men’s basketball team begins its 2019-2020 season in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center against the Bowling Green Falcons.

War Eagle! Auburn will start the 2019-20 basketball season in the Top 25

Auburn’s men’s basketball program will start the new season at No. 24 to follow up the program’s first-ever Final Four appearance.

Alabama basketball forward Rojas out for season with torn ACL

Alabama men's basketball forward James Rojas is out for the 2019-20 season after suffering a torn ACL.

Auburn’s Chuma Okeke declares for 2019 NBA Draft

Auburn, basketball coach Bruce Pearl agree to new 5-year deal

Will Wade meets with LSU, NCAA officials

Auburn guard declares for NBA draft

Auburn downs Kentucky, advances to first Final Four in school history

  UAB Blazers inspire young girls despite loss to Rice

  Alabama falls 81-80 to Texas A&M at the buzzer

The Alabama men’s basketball team fell in a heartbreaker to Texas A&M Saturday afternoon, 81-80.

  John Calipari speaks to Birmingham Tip Off Club

University of Kentucky men’s basketball coach John Calipari told the Birmingham Tip Off Club Wednesday he’s impressed with the turnaround in the quality of SEC basketball in the last half-decade.

  UAB basketball hoops it up with special friends

The UAB Men's Basketball Program played basketball with friends of The Exceptional Foundation Thursday afternoon.

  Spain Park’s Sarah Ashlee Barker commits to UGA

Spain Park High School girls basketball player Sarah Ashlee Barker commits to UGA.

Auburn's Bruce Pearl miffed over All-SEC Team snub

When the basketball coaches from the Southeastern Conference release their All-SEC team, it's a big deal to players and coaches - it's an even bigger deal if you are a coach and you feel as if your players have been snubbed.

Johnson expects Collin Sexton to play vs. Arkansas

Alabama men's basketball coach Avery Johnson said on Friday that he expects freshman Collin Sexton to be eligible to play in Saturday's game against Arkansas.

UAB women’s hoops to battle Rice for top spot in CUSA

The UAB women's basketball team is currently ranked No. 1 in the Conference USA standings and they will square off with second-ranked Rice on Thursday at 6 p.m. in a battle for the top spot in the league.

Bama men's hoops looking for consistency

Timing is everything. On Monday, University of Alabama men's basketball coach Avery Johnson walked around the Harbert Center loud and proud.

Collin Sexton to serve one game suspension for violation of NCAA rules

The NCAA has ruled University of Alabama freshman guard Collin Sexton will serve a one game suspension and will sit the season opener on Friday against Memphis at the Veterans Classic in Annapolis, MD.

Alabama sitting 5-star freshman guard because of eligibility issue

According to Alabama's athletics director, freshman basketball player Colin Sexton will not see any playing time until an eligibility issue is resolved with the NCAA.

Auburn men fall short against D-II Barry University in OT

Things just do not appear to be going right for the Auburn men's basketball program.

Alabama ranked No. 25 in USA Today Coaches Preseason Poll

The Alabama men's basketball team will begin the 2017-18 season ranked in the nation's top 25, as the USA Today Coaches Preseason Poll was released on Thursday afternoon.

Bama accepts resignation of men's basketball administrator Kobie Baker

The University of Alabama has accepted the resignation of men's basketball administrator Kobie Baker.

Alabama's Key declares for 2017 NBA draft, will not hire agent

Alabama basketball coach Avery Johnson announced Monday that freshman forward Braxton Key will declare for the 2017 NBA Draft. Key will not hire an agent preserving his amateur status and will have until May 24 to decide if he will remain in the draft or return to the Crimson Tide for the 2017-2018 season. Key was named an SEC All-Freshman team member last season after leading the Tide in scoring and minutes per game. Copyright 2017 WBRC. All rights reserved.

No. 15 seed JSU ready for Friday afternoon showdown with second-seeded Louisville

The JSU Gamecocks practiced for 40 minutes on Thursday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis ahead of their NCAA Tournament first-round matchup against Louisville.

JSU earns No. 15 seed; will play No. 2 seed Louisville on Friday

For the first time in its Division I history, Jacksonville State is headed to the NCAA Tournament.

Alabama hopeful about future after heartbreaking loss to Kentucky

Kentucky mounted a late surge and defeated Alabama 79-74 in the semifinals of the SEC Tournament.

Alabama beats South Carolina to advance in the SEC Basketball Tournament

Alabama beat South Carolina 64-53 Friday afternoon to advance to the semifinals in the SEC Basketball Tournament.

UAB men's season ends abruptly

Offensive woes in the first half proved too much to overcome for the UAB men's basketball team as the Blazers ended the season with a 69-57 loss to No. 2 seed Louisiana Tech in the Conference USA Championship quarterfinals at Legacy Arena.

Alabama rolls past MSU in SEC tourney

Alabama beat Mississippi State 75-55 Thursday afternoon in Nashville to advance to the next round in the SEC Basketball Tournament.

Blazers hold off Charlotte, advance to C-USA quarterfinals

It was a dream ending – literally – for UAB head coach Robert Ehsan in his team's 74-73 victory over Charlotte in a Conference USA Men's Basketball Championship first round game at Legacy Arena.

Auburn hoops gets early Christmas present; NCAA clears Wiley to play

Former Spain Park basketball player Austin Wiley is ready to begin his college career earlier than most.

Sheldon: Piedmont stays perfect, advances to Class 3A finals

Taylor Hayes was as good as advertised and then some.

Alabama men's basketball signs No. 2-ranked class in the country

The following is a press release from The University of Alabama Athletics Communications: It was a landmark Signing Day for The University of Alabama men’s basketball program, as head coach Avery Johnson officially announced the Tide’s 2017 class on Friday. The Crimson Tide’s five-man signing class is rated as high as No. 2 in the country according to Scout.com and Rivals.com, which is the highest-ranked signing class in program history. Meanwhile, 247sports.co...

UAB men’s basketball opens season on Friday

The UAB men's basketball team opens the 2016-17 season Friday at 7 p.m. when the Blazers welcome Arkansas-Pine Bluff to Bartow Arena.

Alabama men’s basketball announces entire 2016-17 schedule

Alabama will open the conference portion of its schedule at Mississippi State on Tuesday, Jan. 3, followed by playing three of its next four league games in Coleman Coliseum, as the Southeastern Conference unveiled the 2017 men's basketball composite league schedule and TV selections on Tuesday.

Southern Illinois forward transfers to Crimson Tide mens basketball team

Standout Southern Illinois forward Bola Olaniyan will be joining the Crimson Tide mens basketball team for the 2016-17 season, according to the university.

Bama announces non-conference men's basketball schedule at party

The University of Alabama men's basketball head coach Avery Johnson knows how to market his team and his program.

UAB men's basketball adds Texas to non-conference schedule

UAB men's basketball has added a big-time non-conference game to its road schedule for this season.

UAB, Auburn set for 4-game mens basketball series

UAB and Auburn have agreed to a four-game men's basketball series that will begin with the season opener on Nov. 13, 2015 at Auburn.

Alabama mens basketball coach Avery Johnson taps Bob Simon as associate head coach

Alabama head coach Avery Johnson announced Monday the addition of Bob Simon as associate head coach.

Former Bama point guard Ricky Tarrant headed to Univ. of Memphis

Former Alabama point guard Ricky Tarrant tells FOX6 Sports he is transferring to the University of Memphis.

UA Compensation Committee approves contract for UAB basketball coach

UA Compensation Committee Approves Contract For UAB Basketball Coach It's official The University of Alabama Trustees Compensation Committee has approved the contract for new UAB men's basketball coach Robert Ehsan. The 33-year old has been signed to a 5-year dea

Reports: Avery Johnson to be next UA basketball coach

If you were on social media Sunday, you probably saw all the chatter about a possible new head coach for the University of Alabama men’s basketball team.

Avery Johnson officially named Alabama men's basketball coach

Avery Johnson has officially been named the new head coach of the University of Alabama's men's basketball team.

JSU hires Ray Harper as men's basketball coach

Less than one month after Ray Harper resigned as head coach of Western Kentucky, he accepted the same position at Jacksonville State.

Search for new UA basketball coach continues after Gregg Marshall turns down Tide's offer

The search for the new mens basketball head coach continues from Tuscaloosa after prospective hire Gregg Marshall announced he would remain at Wichita State.

2 Bama basketball players announce they are transferring

Alabama sophomore guard Justin Coleman and redshirt junior forward Michael Kessens intend to transfer from the men's basketball program, Crimson Tide head coach Avery Johnson announced on Tuesday.

Karle's Korner: What's more important than an NCAA Tournament bid? Just ask Retin Obasohan

Today, you can admire Retin Obasohan for more than his game.

UAB announces new long-term contract for Men's Basketball Coach Jerod Haase

UAB announced Wednesday that Men's Basketball coach Jerod Haase has signed a six-year contract and says he and his family are "thrilled to continue to call UAB and Birmingham home."

No. 14 seed UAB eliminated from NCAA Tourney by No. 11 seed UCLA

UAB's dream to be this year's Cinderella team in the NCAA Tournament came to an end on Saturday.UCLA eliminated the Blazers by a score of 92-75.

Karle's Korner: How to watch a full day of hoops while keeping the spouse happy

Let me guess: March Madness may be capturing your fancy over the next few weeks.

No. 14 seed UAB shocks No. 3 seed Iowa St., advances in NCAA Tourney

No. 14 seeded UAB may have been the underdog against No. 3 seeded Iowa State but the Blazers were on top when the final buzzer sounded on Thursday.

UAB fans gather at Iron City to watch Blazers in NCAA Tourney

The UAB faithful are out in full force. UAB fans gathered all over town to watch the Blazers in the NCAA Tournament.

Blazers fall to BYU in opening round of NIT

The UAB Blazers' stay in the 2016 NIT was a short one as the seventh seeded Blazers lost to second seeded BYU Wednesday night 97-79.

JSU parts ways with men's basketball coach James Green

Jacksonville State is searching for a men's basketball coach for the first time in eight years. JSU and James Green mutually agreed to part ways on Wednesday.

Alabama basketball beats Illinois, 79-58, in NIT opening round

From the Crimson Tide's first shot, a three-point bucket from senior captain Levi Randolph 23 seconds into the game, to the game's final second, the Alabama men's basketball team dominated No. 3 seed Illinois (19-14) in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament Tuesday night, upsetting the Illini 79-58 in Coleman Coliseum.

Brannen named interim head basketball coach at Alabama

The University of Alabama Athletics Director named John Brannen the interim head coach for the Crimson Tide basketball team.

Blazers Face BYU Wednesday in NIT First Round

The UAB men's basketball team will continue its 2015-16 season Wednesday at 9 p.m. CST when the Blazers travel to Provo, Utah, to face BYU from the Marriott Center in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament.

Alabama Earns A No. 5 Seed In 2016 National Invitation Tournament

The University of Alabama men's basketball team earned a No. 5 seed in the 2016 National Invitation Tournament and will travel to Omaha, Neb., take on the No. 4 seed Creighton Bluejays on Tuesday, March 15, in the opening round of the event.

Alabama earns No. 6 seed in 2015 National Invitation Tournament

The University of Alabama men's basketball team has earned a No. 6 seed in the 2015 National Invitation Tournament and will host No. 3 seed Illinois on Tuesday, March 17, in the opening round of the event.

University of Alabama fires men's basketball coach Anthony Grant

The Director of Athletics at the University of Alabama announced Sunday that Anthony Grant would not be retained as the head coach of the men's basketball team.

Auburn senior KT Harrell named to SEC All-Tournament team

Senior KT Harrell has been voted to the 2015 SEC All-Tournament team by a vote of the covering media, it was announced on Sunday following the championship game.

Brown's jumper lifts UAB into C-USA semifinal

UAB Head Coach Jerrod Hasse always tells his Blazers to make a play.Robert Brown proved he was listening in Thursday's Conference USA Tournament game against Western Kentucky.

Auburn advances in SEC Tourney over Texas A&M

It's hard to beat a team three times in one season and Texas AM learned that the hard way in Thursday's game against Auburn in the second round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament.

UAB Women's Basketball Defeats UTEP To Advance In C-USA Championship

Take away the final result and UAB's opening performance in the Conference USA Women's Basketball Championship was far from perfect.

Auburn's late try comes up short against Georgia

Bruce Pearl and his players stood in the main lobby in Auburn Arena after Saturday's game, signing autographs, posing for photos and thanking the faithful for being so loyal during a year of change for this basketball team.

Auburn women's season ends with loss to Texas A&M

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Three Tigers scored in double figures, but Auburn's women's basketball season came to an end Thursday with a 57-47 loss to No. 18 Texas AM in the SEC Tournament second round.Auburn (13-18) saw a four-game winning streak snapped, but not without a fight. The Tigers trailed by just four at the half, thanks to an 8-0 run over the last three minutes of the first period. But the Aggies (23-8) pulled away in the second half and played tough defense to prevent an Auburn co...