Alabama Basketball Rolls past Jacksonville, 72-55

The Alabama men's basketball team improved to 10-3 on the season with a 72-55 win over the Jacksonville Dolphins Thursday night at Coleman Coliseum. Sophomore guard Trevor Releford came away with 18 points to lead all scorers, to go with four assists and four steals. Junior forward Tony Mitchell scored 17 points while freshman guard Trevor Lacey added 11 points to the Tide's total. Freshman guard Levi Randolph notched a team-high eight rebounds in addition to six points and three assists.

Leading 42-37 at intermission, Alabama held the Dolphins scoreless over the first 8:36 of the second half as part of a 10-0 run that pushed UA to a 15-point advantage. Alabama led by no less than 14 points over the game's final 10 minutes, building the advantage to as much as 21 en route to a 17-point victory. Up next, Alabama will play at Georgia Tech Tuesday, Jan. 3 at 8 p.m.