Rise to the Moment of Truth Sunday, April 2, 2023

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UAB glad to be part of big basketball weekend in Birmingham

UAB plays host to Morehead State in a NIT Round of 16 game on Sunday at 2 p.m.

Top seed Houston limps to a victory over No. 16 Northern Kentucky on Thursday

Houston is banged up but the Cougars found a way to win on Thursday.

Maryland digs out of deficits in the first and second half to beat West Virginia

Maryland advances in the NCAA Tournament with a win over West Virginia.

Final play as high school players was a viral moment for UAB freshmen Everett Roussaw Jr. and Ricky Lee III

Former Cedar Grove (Georgia) High teammates Ricky Lee III and Everett Roussaw Jr. are early enrollees at UAB.

UAB will play host to Morehead State on Sunday in a NIT Sweet 16 game

Morehead State advanced into the NIT Sweet 16 with an upset win over No. 1 seed Clemson.

First-year UNA football head coach Brent Dearmon looking for growth in the Lions' program

Brent Dearmon's journey through college coaching brings him back to his home state for his first Division I head coaching job.

A look at the teams playing in the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Legacy Arena

No. 1 seeds Alabama and Houston, along with No. 9 seed Auburn, are the featured teams in Birmingham.

UAH ends the men's basketball season with a loss to Nova Southeastern in the NCAA Division South Regional final

Nova Southeastern hits 14 3-pointers to beat UAH and remain unbeaten.

KJ Buffen powers UAB to a victory over Southern Miss in the first round of the NIT

KJ Buffen had 26 points and 12 rebounds in UAB's NIT first round win over Southern Miss.

UAB looks to extend the season on Tuesday night against visiting Southern Miss in the NIT

UAB welcomes old rival Southern Miss to Bartow Arena on Tuesday night in a NIT first round game.

UAH faces a huge challenge against unbeaten Nova Southeastern in Tuesday's NCAA Division II South Regional championship game

UAH lost to Nova Southeastern in the season opener for both teams. The season will end for the loser of Tuesday's game.

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Contracts were approved for Alabama football coordinators Kevin Steele and Tommy Rees

Contracts for 11 members of the University of Alabama football staff, including coordinators Tommy Rees and Kevin Steele, were approved on Monday.

Contracts for UAB football head coach Trent Dilfer and coordinators Alex Mortensen and Sione Ta'ufo'ou approved on Monday

UAB football head coach Trent Dilfer's contract will pay him $.13 million annually over the next five years.

UAB plays host to Southern Miss in a NIT first round game on Tuesday

UAB earned an invitation to the NIT. The Blazers will play Southern Miss in a first round game on Wednesday.

UAH beats West Alabama to put the Chargers in the NCAA Division II South Region championship game

Chaney Johnson scored 23 points to lead UAH to a victory over Gulf South Conference rival West Alabama.

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Matchups set for NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament games in Birmingham

The NCAA Tournament comes to Birmingham for the first time since 2008. Alabama and Auburn will be in Birmingham for with games on Thursday and Saturday.

UAB pitcher Brooks Walton's win over Notre Dame last week came with a special spectator in the stands

Brooks Walton's father, Tim, watched his son pitch a gem last week against Notre Dame. Tim Walton is the head coach for the University of Florida softball team.

UAB gets whipped by FAU in the Conference USA Tournament Championship Game

UAB falls behind early and never really had a shot against a FAU team that won its 31st game of the season.

West Alabama, UAH advance to play each other in the NCAA Division II South Regional

West Alabama and UAH move forward while Tuskegee and Miles College's seasons came to an end.

NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament bid at stake for UAB, FAU when the teams meet on Saturday

UAB is searching its second consecutive Conference USA Tournament championship on Saturday night.

UAB finishes first week of spring football practice before heading out for spring break

First-year UAB football head coach Trent Dilfer liked what he was saw from his team during the first three spring practice sessions.

SWAC Tournament roundup: Alabama A&M men and Alabama State women fall in the semifinals

The SWAC Basketball Tournament concludes on Saturday with a pair of championship games.

Jelly Walker has another big game to lead UAB to a win over North Texas in the C-USA Tournament semifinals

Jelly Walker scored 32 points to lead UAB to the win over North Texas in the C-USA Tournament semifinals.

Birmingham native Malachi Holt-Bennett making himself at home at UAB after transferring from Indiana

Malachi Holt-Bennett was a four-star prospect during his senior year at Fairfield High. He returns home after two seasons at Indiana.

Birmingham Stallions quarterback J'Mar Smith back for a second season

J'Mar Smith played in nine games for the Birmingham Stallions during the team's USFL championship season.

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Alabama A&M advances to SWAC Tournament semifinals with a win over Southern

Alabama A&M received 27 points from Messiah Thompson in a SWAC Tournament quarterfinal win.

UAB runs away from Rice in the second half of a C-USA Tournament quarterfinal game

UAB used 27 points and seven 3-pointers by Jordan "Jelly" Walker and excellent defense to beat Rice in the C-USA Tournament quarterfinals.

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