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  1. Auburn great Charles Barkley in an Alabama uniform? It almost happened

    Aug 9, 2014, 10:30 PM EDT

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    Sir Charles nearly made the switch following his sophomore season.

  2. Alabama guard Retin Obasohan undergoes ankle surgery

    Jul 12, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT

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    Alabama guard Retin Obasohan had surgery on his left ankle, but should be back before the season.

  3. Former NBA champion Robert Horry: ‘I hate AAU basketball’ (VIDEO)

    Jul 4, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT

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    Former seven-time NBA champion Robert Horry ripped AAU basketball in a recent discussion stating, “I hate AAU basketball.”

  4. Maryland transfer Charles Mitchell considering Auburn, Georgia, Georgia Tech

    May 28, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

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    A handful of programs are pursuing the ex-Maryland forward.

  5. Former Alabama forward Charles Russell gets lost SEC championship ring after 30-plus years without it

    May 18, 2014, 1:50 PM EDT

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    Former Alabama forward Charles “Boonie” Russell was reunited with his SEC championship ring after being separated from it for 30-plus years.

  6. Junior forward Nick Jacobs won’t return to Alabama program

    May 13, 2014, 7:01 PM EDT

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    Nick Jacobs has played his last game as a member of the Alabama basketball program.

  7. Report: Alabama lands Chaminade transfer Christophe Varidel

    May 9, 2014, 11:00 PM EDT

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    Alabama landed a key graduate transfer in Chaminade guard Christophe Varidel on Friday night.

  8. Alabama gets a 2015 commitment from forward Donta’ Hall

    Apr 25, 2014, 11:06 PM EDT

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    Alabama picked up another 2015 commitment with in-state forward Donta’ Hall.

  9. Alabama lands commitment from 2014 small forward Jeff Garrett

    Apr 20, 2014, 12:02 PM EDT

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    Garrett becomes the fourth member of the Crimson Tide’s incoming class.

  10. Carl Engstrom will leave Alabama to pursue professional basketball career in Europe

    Apr 1, 2014, 7:09 PM EDT

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    The redshirt center will head back to Sweden looking to play professional basketball.

  11. Alabama forward Nick Jacobs takes indefinite leave of absence

    Feb 19, 2014, 6:26 PM EDT

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    The Alabama Crimson Tide have lost five of their last six games, most recently dropping a one-point decision at South Carolina on Saturday afternoon. Trevor Releford scored 27 points and grabbed four rebounds to lead the way for Alabama, which is now 10-15 overall and 4-8 in SEC play. Also playing in that game was…

  12. Trevor Releford sinks game-winner in Alabama’s win over Ole Miss (VIDEO)

    Feb 11, 2014, 11:19 PM EDT

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    Trevor Releford scored 21 of his game-high 26 in the second half; the biggest shot coming in the final seconds to give Alabama a 67-64 win over Ole Miss, snapping the Crimson Tide’s four-game losing streak and delivering the Rebels a tough loss in the process. Ole Miss still sit third in the SEC standings…

  13. UCLA outlasts Alabama, picks up a much-needed non-conference win

    Dec 29, 2013, 1:23 AM EDT

    Alabama v UCLA

    Tony Parker led five Bruins in double figures with 16 points and five boards has UCLA avoided yet another second half collapse, holding on to beat Alabama 75-67 in Pauley Pavilion on Saturday night. Kyle Anderson once again stuffed the stat sheet for the Bruins, chipping in with 13 points, six boards, seven assists, two…

  14. Conference Catchups: Three-team race in the SEC?

    Dec 27, 2013, 3:00 PM EDT

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    College basketball is now almost two months old. League play will be kicking off in the next week. Let’s get you caught up on all you need to know with some of the country’s best conferences.  To read through the rest of our Conference Catchups, click here. Midseason Player of the Year: Jordan Clarkson, Missouri Much…

  15. Wichita State continues to show toughness in 72-67 win over Alabama

    Dec 17, 2013, 11:58 PM EDT

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    No. 11 Wichita State went on the road in Tuscaloosa to take on a quality Alabama program, led by senior point guard Travis Releford. In the first half Ron Baker, Cleanthony Early and Fred VanVleet all sat for much of the first half with foul trouble. In the second half, Alabama took the lead on…

  16. Lingering hip issue bothering Alabama senior guard Trevor Releford

    Dec 15, 2013, 9:09 PM EDT

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    In its’ 59-45 win over Charleston Southern on Saturday, Alabama failed to reach the 60-point mark for the first time this season. One reason for the relative lack of the offensive production was the absence of starting guard Trevor Releford, who was held out of the game due to what was termed as “precautionary reasons.”…

  17. Late Night Snacks: No turkey hangover for Villanova, Arizona

    Nov 30, 2013, 2:23 AM EDT

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    GAME OF THE DAY: Villanova 63, No. 2 Kansas 59 In a day full of great games, Villanova knocking off No. 2 and previously undefeated Kansas takes the cake. The game was hardly pretty, but that doesn’t much matter to Jay Wright. In fact, it seemed like Wright’s game plan against Kansas was to play…

  18. Tuesday’s Pregame Shootaround: There’s more than just Okla State-Memphis tonight

    Nov 19, 2013, 12:42 PM EDT

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    GAME OF THE NIGHT: No. 11 Memphis at No. 7 Oklahoma State, 8:00 p.m. ET ESPN This matchup is so tantalizing we had to give it a separate post. THE OTHER GAME OF THE NIGHT: Arizona State at UNLV, 10:05 p.m. ET, CBS Sports Net Do we know what is going on with UNLV yet?…

  19. 2013-14 SEC Preview: Can anyone catch Kentucky?

    Nov 8, 2013, 9:00 AM EDT

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    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of our previews…

  20. Alabama needs OT to dispatch of D-II team in exhibition

    Nov 5, 2013, 12:53 PM EDT

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    Alabama’s season hasn’t exactly gotten off to an ideal start, as the Crimson Tide needed overtime to dispatch of Division II West Georgia in an exhibition game on Monday night. Trevor Releford, who finished the game with 27 points but just a single assist, hit two free throws with a couple of seconds left on…

  21. Shaka Smart’s new contract at Virginia Commonwealth

    Oct 20, 2013, 12:15 PM EDT

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    In this day and age, job security is seemingly as important as a high-paying job. For Shaka Smart, he has both at Virginia Commonwealth. On October 11th, Smart signed a new contract with VCU — different from the one he signed this past March — that enables the 36 year old coach to remain in…

  22. Programs on the rise and the decline heading into 2013-2014

    Oct 2, 2013, 2:00 PM EDT

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    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of our preview lists,click here. For a schedule of our previews for the…

  23. Former Tide teammates reunite in UNCW backcourt

    Sep 28, 2013, 10:13 PM EDT

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    The UNCW Seahawks are looking to rebound in the CAA standings after suffering through an NCAA-mandated postseason ban last season. Buzz Peterson can use some playmakers after uber-loyal star forward Keith Rendleman finally used up his eligibility. Rendleman led the Seahawks in just about every category possible last season, save assists per game. That honor…

  24. Preseason NIT bracket finally released; Duke-Arizona final please?

    Sep 17, 2013, 2:42 PM EDT

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    The NCAA has finally released the bracket for the Preseason NIT, the last remaining early season tournament that is truly a 16 team tournament. Where as most events guarantee the pod host — one of the four high-profile teams in the event — a spot in the semifinals, the programs partaking in the NIT have…