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San Diego St. ends Alabama's season in Sweet 16 round

Alabama’s season came to a crashing halt Friday as the No. 1 Crimson Tide fell to No. 5 San Diego State 71-64 in the Sweet 16.

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Crimson Tide set to face a veteran San Diego State team in the Sweet 16

After cruising to easy victories in their first two games of the NCAA Tournament, Alabama will face their toughest opponent of the tournament, No. 5 seed San Diego State, Friday in the Sweet 16.

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Everything you need to know about No. 1 seed Alabama's Sweet 16 opponent No. 5 seed San Diego State Aztecs

Friday in Louisville, No. 1 seed Alabama will take on the No. 5 seed San Diego State Aztecs in a Sweet 16 matchup, in the first ever meeting between these two programs.

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Alabama advances to Sweet 16 with win over Maryland

With two of the four No. 1 seeds already falling victim to the upset, Alabama was able to avoid the upset and defeat No. 8 seed Maryland 73-50, putting themselves in the Sweet 16.

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Auburn looks for first win against Houston in over 60 years

For the 11th time in 12 trips to the NCAA Tournament, Auburn basketball will be in the second round. The Tigers have not lost a first-round matchup since their first-ever appearance in the tournament, a one-point loss to Richmond in 1984. Auburn is moving on, and to right the wrongs of last season and make it to the second weekend, the team will have to make it through one of the best teams in the country, No. 1 Houston(32-3, 17-1 AAC). 

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Why No. 1 seed Alabama may have to face Maryland and Auburn Saturday night

What is expected to be essentially a home game for the Alabama basketball team in Saturday’s second round matchup in the NCAA Tournament against Maryland at Legacy Arena in Birmingham, could prove to have more Maryland “fans” than expected.

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No.1 seed Alabama rolls to first round victory despite Miller going scoreless

The No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament, Alabama, took care of business in their first round matchup against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi by way of a 96-75 beating.

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No. 1 overall seed Alabama will face Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in first round of NCAA Tournament

After being awarded the No. 1 overall seed Sunday evening, Alabama was still unsure of their opponent, having to await the winner of Tuesday’s play-in game between Texas A&M-Corpus Christi and Southeast Missouri State.

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Alabama basketball awarded No. 1 overall seed in NCAA Tournament

During Sunday’s selection show, Alabama was selected as the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament and the top seed in the South bracket, its third straight trip to the NCAA Tournament and the first time in program history the Crimson Tide has been selected as a No. 1 seed.

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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.