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Miller's career night helps Alabama survive scare at South Carolina

No. 2 Alabama dodged an upset with a 78-76 overtime win over South Carolina on Wednesday thanks to a career night by their freshman star Brandon Miller.

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‘Indefensible’: Sports media call for Alabama to fire Nate Oats over handling of Brandon Miller

Alabama basketball head coach Nate Oats is under fire for recent comments he made and his handling of his players' alleged involvement in a shooting that left one person dead.

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Alabama star basketball player Brandon Miller brought gun to deadly shooting, according to report

Tuscaloosa detectives have revealed more information about a deadly Jan. 15 shooting that claimed the life of a young mom and ended in the arrest of an Alabama basketball player and his friend. A new report by Carol Robinson with al.com states there were other basketball players there, including star player Brandon Miller and teammate Jayden Bradley.

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Alabama falls one spot to No. 2 in AP poll after suffering first SEC loss

The University of Alabama's time as the top basketball team in the nation lasted only one week.

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Bama bounces back with blowout win over Bulldogs

Just days after dropping their first SEC game of the season, Alabama bounced back, returning to their No. 1 form blowing out Georgia 108-59.

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Nate Oats selected to late-season watch list for Naismith Coach of the Year

Friday, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced that Alabama’s men's basketball coach Nate Oats was named to the late-season watch list for the 2023 Werner Ladder Naismith Men’s Coach of the Year, a prestigious honor awarded to the most outstanding coach in college basketball.

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Turnover-plagued Tide suffer first SEC loss of the season

For the first time this season, Alabama came up short against an SEC opponent with its 68-59 loss to No. 10 Tennessee on the road Wednesday.

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Alabama basketball jumps to No. 1 in the country for second time ever after taking down Auburn

The University of Alabama basketball team is now the top-ranked team in the country. This marks the second time in program history that Alabama has been ranked first overall.

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No. 3 Crimson Tide survive road test at Auburn

No. 3 Alabama remains perfect in the SEC after beating in-state rival Auburn 77-69 in front of a hostile crowd inside Neville Arena.

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5 things to watch for the Tide in the Iron Bowl of Basketball

Normally when you hear “Iron Bowl” you think of Alabama and Auburn battling it out on the gridiron, but with Auburn’s hiring of Bruce Pearl, and Alabama’s hiring of Nate Oats, their respective schools are more than just “football schools” now, they play some high level basketball as well.

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Crimson Tide roll past Gators to remain undefeated in SEC

The No. 3 Alabama Crimson Tide remained hot in SEC play with a 97-69 blowout victory over the Florida Gators.

Alabama up to No. 3, Auburn drops out of AP top 25

The University of Alabama basketball team moved up to No. 3 in the nation, while Auburn University's basketball team fell out of the Associated Press top 25 college basketball poll for the first time in 33 weeks.

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Crimson Tide notch 20th win by defeating LSU on the road

The No. 4 ranked Alabama Crimson Tide remained perfect in SEC play, defeating LSU 79-69.

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Nate Oats receives big extension, raise — 'We're not going anywhere'

The Alabama Board of Trustees met in Birmingham Friday morning to discuss Alabama basketball head coach Nate Oats’ contract, and agreed on an extension and a raise.

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Bama bounces back with blowout win over Vanderbilt

After the embarrassing loss to Oklahoma, coach Nate Oats said that Alabama had lost their edge, but it’s safe to say that the Crimson Tide got their edge back, dominating Vanderbilt 101-44.

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Alabama, Auburn fall in latest AP top 25 college basketball poll

A tough week of games saw both Alabama and Auburn drop in this week's Associated Press top 25 college basketball poll.

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#2 Alabama falls to Oklahoma in SEC/Big 12 Challenge

In just their second game being ranked the No. 2 team in the nation, Alabama lost to Oklahoma 93-69 in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge.

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Crimson Tide battle back against Mississippi State to remain undefeated in SEC play

In their first game as the number two ranked team in the nation, Alabama had to overcome a horrendous first half to defeat the Mississippi State Bulldogs, 66-63.

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Alabama No. 2, Auburn No. 15 in latest AP top 25 college basketball poll

The University of Alabama now boasts the second-best team in the country, and Auburn University is back in the top 15 in this week's Associated Press top 25 college basketball poll.

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Alabama on top of SEC standings after win over Missouri

With Alabama’s win over Missouri 85-64, and Texas A&M’s loss to Kentucky Saturday, the Crimson Tide took sole possession of first place in the SEC standings.

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Charles Barkley: 'Painful for me to say' but 'Alabama's the best team in the country'

During a Wednesday appearance on "The Next Round," former Auburn basketball star and NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley called Alabama's basketball team "the best team in the country."

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Crimson Tide stay hot with road win over Vanderbilt

Despite off-the-court distractions, Alabama was able to battle adversity and remain unblemished in SEC play, with a 78-66 win on the road against Vanderbilt.

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Court records show Alabama basketball's Darius Miles provided gun but did not shoot victim

Tuesday, more details were released in regard to the arrest of former Alabama basketball player Darius Miles. Miles was one of two men charged with capital murder of Janea Jonae Harris, 23, of Birmingham, in a deadly shooting that occurred early Sunday morning on The Strip in Tuscaloosa. 

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Alabama's Nate Oats addresses Darius Miles' arrest on capital murder charge — 'An incredibly sad situation'

Monday afternoon, Alabama basketball head coach Nate Oats met with the media for his regularly scheduled press conference ahead of Tuesday’s game with Vanderbilt, but the coach didn’t receive a single question on the upcoming game.

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Alabama holds steady at No. 4, Auburn leaps 5 spots to No. 16 in AP top 25 college basketball poll

Both Alabama and Auburn continue to remain among the top basketball teams in the country.

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Crimson Tide cruises to easy victory over LSU

Alabama came into Saturday’s game against LSU undefeated in SEC play, and walked away with its fifth conference win, 106-66, dominating the Tigers from start to finish.

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Crimson Tide use late runs to beat the Razorbacks

Alabama traveled to Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, AR Wednesday and walked away with their second road win of the season against a ranked opponent, defeating No. 15 Arkansas 84-69.

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