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Priceville High girls' basketball team continues surprising run through the AHSAA Class 3A postseason

Terrie Nelson knows the impact of playing for a state title in girls basketball.

Oakwood Adventist Academy works their way into the AHSAA Class 1A championship game

Oakwood Adventist Academy's basketball jounrey has one more game remaining.

UAH, West Alabama and UNA begin play in conference tournaments on Tuesday

Co-champions UAH and West Alabama play host to Gulf South Conference quarterfinal games on Tuesday. UNA is on the road at Western Kentucky in the ASUN Tournament.

An emotional postseason for the Florala High basketball teams ends on Monday in the AHSAA Final Four

Playing with heavy hearts, the Florala High basketball found a way to get to the AHSAA Class 1A semifinals.

College basketball roundup: UAH and West Alabama share the Gulf South Conference men's basketball title

UAH and West Alabama cruise to wins at home. Alabama A&M wins a wild one at rival Alabama State.

Tavin Lovan and Eric Gaines lead UAB to a Conference USA win at Western Kentucky

Tavin Lovan chose to leave home to play college basketball. Obviously, he loves to go back home to play.

Samford will share the Southern Conference men's basketball regular season title after losing to visiting Furman

Furman's Mike Bothwell scores 35 points and the Paladins hit 14 3-pointers to become co-champions of the Southern Conference with Samford.

Homecourt advantage will play an important role for Samford in Saturday's SoCon showdown with Furman
UAB back on the road for Conference USA game at Western Kentucky

Two wins to close the regular season will the third seed in the Conference USA Tournament.

State college basketball roundup: Jacksonville State upsets UNA in the regular season ASUN finale

Jacksonville State senior Demaree King became the program's career leader in 3-pointers.

AHSAA Final Four basketball will take place next week in Birmingham

Fourteen AHSAA basketball champions will be crowned next week at the BJCC Legacy Arena

UAB puts together impressive performance on a night Blazers celebrated final home game for six seniors

Jordan "Jelly" Walker scores 32 points and dishes out eight assists in a memorable Senior Night performance.

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UAB looks to stay hot while celebrating Senior Night on Thursday against visiting Rice

UAB has won three in a row and seven of the past eight C-USA games heading into Thursday night's game against Rice.

Samford clinches at least a share of the Southern Conference championship with a win at Chattanooga

Samford uses a 25-point night by Jermaine Marshall to pull out a Southern Conference win at Chattanooga.

Shorthanded UNA drops game to ASUN co-leader Kennesaw State on Wednesday night

UNA lost for only the second time in the past 11 games. Kennesaw State, the ASUN co-leader, bounced back from a loss on Saturday.

Seven players with Alabama connections selected in USFL college draft

Former UAB offensive tackle Kadeem Telfort was selected by the Birmingham Stallions with the seventh overall pick in the USFL draft.

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Scoring the basketball has been a way of life for Antoine Davis

Antoine Davis, the youngest son of former UAB men's basketball head coach Mike Davis, is currently the second leading career scorer in NCAA Division I history.

UAB's 2023 football schedule includes visits to play three conference champions

UAB and Memphis will play in the Battle for the Bones on October 21.

Samford guard Bubba Parham ending a winding path through college basketball on a winning note

Samford basketball coach Bucky McMillan uses statistics to measure Bubba Parham’s contribution to the team in his only season in the Bulldogs program. However, he doesn’t use the stats to prove a point in the way that you might think.

Process-driven approach has UNA making an impressive run up the ASUN men's basketball standings

UNA started ASUN play with five losses in the first six games but the Lions are 9-1 since that point. UNA has a huge home game against ASUN co-leader Kennesaw State on Wednesday.

UAB guard Ledarrius Brewer dealing with a fractured wrist suffered last week in a win at UTEP

UAB guard Ledarrius Brewer missed three games earlier this season with a broken left hand. Now, Brewer is dealing with a fractured left wrist.

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1819 News Sports Editor Steve Irvine talks UAB sports on Tide 100.9 'Big Noon Sports'

Listen to 1819 News Sports Editor Steve Irvine on Tide 100.9 "Big Noon Sports" with Matt Coulter, Lars Anderson and Christian Miller as they discuss UAB basketball and football.

Football has taken UAB football senior analyst Danny Mitchell around the globe

UAB football senior analyst Danny Mitchell, a San Diego native, calculates that he's coached football in 21 different countries.

College basketball roundup: UNA continues its hot streak with a gutsy overtime victory at Eastern Kentucky

UNA and Alabama stay hot, Troy falls at Marshall and UAH enters the final week tied with West Alabama for the Gulf South Conference lead.

UAB overcomes a sluggish early effort to claim a come-from-behind win at UTSA

KJ Buffen and Ty Brewer keyed a second-half comeback and Jelly Walker heats up in the final minutes during UAB's win over UTSA.

Samford remains on top of the Southern Conference standings with a road win at VMI

Thirteen players score at least a basket in Samford's win over VMI on Saturday.

Samford looks to continue winning in its quest for a Southern Conference men's basketball regular season title

Samford has a one-game lead over Furman and UNC Greensboro with three Southern Conference games left to play.

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