Alabama survives, beats Iona 68-55 to advance in NCAA Tourney

Alabama survives, beats Iona 68-55 to advance in NCAA Tourney
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MARCH 20: The Alabama Crimson Tide take on the Iona Gaels in the first round of the 2021 NCAA Division I MenÕs Basketball Tournament held at Hinkle Fieldhouse on March 20, 2021 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Brett Wilhelm/NCAA Photos via Getty Images) (Source: Brett Wilhelm)

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WBRC) - Alabama’s win streak increased to seven Saturday afternoon, after beating No. 15 seed Iona 68-55 in the first round of the NCAA Basketball Tournament in Indianapolis.

Herbert Jones led the Crimson Tide with 20 points.

No. 2 seed Alabama advances to the second round and will face the winner of Maryland/UConn on Monday.

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