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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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#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.

Jahvon Quinerly vs Miss St Twitter Alabama MBB
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 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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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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Alabama back in top 5, Auburn moves up 1 spot in latest AP top 25 college basketball poll

The University of Alabama basketball team is back in the top five, while the Auburn basketball team continues to hang in the top 25, according to this week's Associated Press top 25 college basketball poll,

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Samford holds on to win at UNC Greensboro

Samford owns sole possession of first place in the Southern Conference standings with a win at UNC Greensboro.

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Miller, Sears lead Crimson Tide to blowout victory over Kentucky Wildcats

Saturday, No. 7 Alabama put together another impressive game, blowing out Kentucky 78-52 and advancing their SEC record to 3-0 for the first time since the 1986-87 season.

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Alabama dominates Ole Miss in SEC home opener

Alabama welcomed an underachieving Ole Miss team to Coleman Coliseum Tuesday for the Crimson Tide’s SEC home opener, winning 84-62.

Auburn basketball coach Bruce Pearl
Alabama moves up, Auburn moves down in latest AP top 25 college basketball poll

The University of Alabama and Auburn University basketball teams both remain in the top 25 in the country.

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Alabama opens up conference play with big road win

On Wednesday, another difficult opponent was put in front of Alabama, and once again they responded.

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Alabama, Auburn remain in AP top 25 heading into SEC play

The state of Alabama continues to boast two of the top 25 college basketball teams, according to this week's Associated Press top 25 college basketball poll.

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Alabama coasts into SEC play with win over Jackson State

Tuesday Alabama welcomed back former guard Mo Williams to Coleman Coliseum, not as a former player, but as the head coach of the opposing Jackson State Tigers.

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Alabama, Auburn fall in this week's AP top 25 college basketball poll

A rough week for the Yellowhammer State's top basketball teams saw both Alabama and Auburn drop in the latest Associated Press top 25 college basketball poll.

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Miller's career game not enough as Tide fall to Gonzaga

Alabama’s freshman sensation Brandon Miller did everything he could do to keep Alabama in the game, but ultimately was not enough as #15 Gonzaga defeated the #4 Crimson Tide 100-90 in the second annual C.M. Newton Classic.

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Miller's hot second half helps Alabama hold on against Memphis

Coming off a victory over the number one team in the nation on Saturday, Alabama needed a huge second half from Brandon Miller to hold on for a 91-88 victory over Memphis.

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Alabama basketball gears up for a pair of tough matchups this week

After beating No. 1 Houston on the road Saturday, their second win over a No. 1 ranked opponent this season, Alabama jumped up to No. 4 in the country, their highest ranking since 2006.

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Alabama jumps to top five, Auburn drops big in latest AP top 25 college basketball poll

Alabama basketball is on the rise once again in this week's AP top college basketball rankings after picking up a second win over the top-ranked team in the country this week.

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Alabama rallies in the second half to beat #1 Houston

In what felt like a heavyweight boxing match, after taking a few punches, #8 Alabama finally delivered the knockout blow beating #1 Houston 71-65, in its first AP top 10 matchup since 2002.

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Alabama cracks top 10, Auburn moves up to 11 in latest AP top 25 college basketball poll

The Alabama Crimson Tide continued to soar up the polls this week, moving up to No. 8 in the latest Associated Press top 25 college basketball poll.

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Clowney leads Tide past the Jackrabbits

Alabama picked up their seventh win of the season, struggling past South Dakota State, 78-65.

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