Basketball

Auburn’s Unique Thompson drafted to Indiana Fever

Unique Thompson becomes the ninth player in program history to be drafted in the WNBA.

Auburn’s Sharife Cooper entering 2021 NBA Draft

Alabama rolls 96-77 over Maryland to advance to Sweet 16

Troy women’s basketball taking on Texas A&M in NCAA tournament

Alabama Women’s Basketball team going dancing

  Alabama Crimson Tide earns 2 seed in NCAA Tournament

JSU beats ASU 67-66 in SWAC championship

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Alabama beats Tennessee 73-68, heads to SEC championship

Troy wins Sun Belt women’s championship, returning to NCAA Tournament

  Faulkner secures SSAC Men’s Basketball Championship with win against Stillman

Alabama, Auburn Thursday basketball games postponed

  Alexus Dye dominating the glass in senior season

  Strawbridge reflects on buzzer beater to lift ASU past Southern

Alabama riding undefeated momentum into Coleman Coliseum Saturday

When the Crimson Tide takes the court at Coleman Coliseum Saturday, the team will be ready to defend an undefeated conference record.

Auburn, Alabama getting ready for 163rd meeting

For the 163rd time, Auburn and Alabama will meet on the courts. The exciting in-state rivalry is set to tip off Saturday at 11 a.m.

Alabama men’s basketball program placed on 3-year probation

The probation does not include a loss of scholarships or postseason ban.

Auburn, Bama players selected in first round of NBA Draft

Two players - one from Auburn and one from Alabama - were selected in the first round of the NBA Draft Wednesday evening.

ASU basketball season delayed, will be conference only

NCAA college basketball tourneys returning to Birmingham

Mo Williams ready to build his culture at Alabama State

  Troy inks Pinson Valley sharpshooter Kam Woods

  Troy recruits ready to take the stairs

  Jackson resigns as ASU head men’s basketball coach

  Skundric, Williamson named NAIA All-Americans

The Faulkner Eagles men’s basketball team will have their season end on a good note.

Alabama’s Kira Lewis Jr., John Petty Jr. to test NBA Draft waters

Oats said Lewis and Petty have not signed with an agent, but based off the feedback they get from NBA scouts, they could leave and he has to be ready to replace them.

Auburn comes in at No. 20 in final AP Poll

Auburn finished its third consecutive season with 25 or more wins.

  Charles Barkley on NCAA Tournament: ‘Oh yeah, they definitely should cancel it’

NBA Hall of Famer and NBA analyst Charles Barkley believes the NCAA should cancel March Madness.

SEC closes off men’s basketball tournament to fans

The league said then it was evaluating plans for the remainder of its tournament.

Troy rolling into Sun Belt Conference Tournament

The Trojans set a program record with 25 wins this season and have clinched an automatic berth in the semifinals with their performance.

SEC changing locker room, cleaning policy for men’s basketball tournament

Locker room access will be strictly limited to student-athletes, coaches and other essential team personnel.

4 Alabama players earn All-SEC honors

Kira Lewis, John Petty Jr., Jaden Shackelford, and Herbert Jones were recognized for their play from this past season.

Pair of Tigers earn All-SEC honors in men’s basketball

The SEC unveiled its postseason awards for men’s basketball and a pair of Auburn Tigers were honored.

SEC alert when it comes to coronavirus concerns and the men’s basketball tournament

Right now the league has not changed the schedule of events related to the men’s basketball tournament in Nashville. It will go on as scheduled.

3 Eagles win postseason awards

The Faulkner Eagles men’s basketball team is currently in the middle of the SSAC basketball tournament, and they’re taking the court with some Southern States conference award winners.

AUM falls in first GSC Tournament action

The Warhawks competed in the quarterfinals Tuesday against Lee University and lost 81-57.

Senior Night spoiled for Tide as Commodores earn second conference win

In their final home game of the season, the Alabama Crimson Tide looked to end the home slate on the right note.

Sun Belt basketball championships shifting from New Orleans

Beginning next year, the city in which the Sun Belt Conference basketball championships are played will change.

  Faulkner clinches SSAC regular season title in 16th consecutive win

No. 8 Faulkner defeated No. 4 Dalton State to win the SSAC regular season title.

  Eagles playing for each other during 15-game winning streak

Dec. 13, 2019; the date of the Faulkner men’s basketball team’s last loss. Since then, the Eagles have ripped off 15 wins in a row.

Auburn downs Ole Miss to extend home streak

The No. 15 Auburn Tigers had no issues with Ole Miss this go around, beating the Rebels 67-58.

No. 13 Auburn overcomes 17-point deficit to remain unbeaten at home

The No. 13 Tigers did it again, overcoming a 17-point deficit to down the Tennessee Volunteers 73-66 in Auburn Arena.

Buzzer-beater propels AUM into GSC tournament

The Auburn University at Montgomery Warhawks made history in their win Thursday night over Christian Brothers University.

Alabama bitten by late Texas A&M run; falls at home

Alabama led for the majority of the second half of Wednesday night’s game against Texas A&M, but leading for the majority ain’t leading for all of it.

Troy women’s hoops off to program-best start

In the history of Troy women’s basketball, there has never been a team that has gotten off to a better start in 20 games than the current 2019-20 squad.

No. 17 Auburn pulls away from No. 13 Kentucky

The No. 17 Tigers remain undefeated at home following a big win against No. 13 Kentucky.

Auburn announces College GameDay fan information

The College GameDay crew will be on-hand ahead of the top-20 showdown between No. 17 Auburn and No. 13 Kentucky.

No. 4 Auburn held to season-low in scoring, Tigers suffer second loss

The story for Auburn, for the second consecutive game, was poor shooting.

No. 4 Tigers look to bounce back at Florida following first loss

Auburn looks to bounce back from its first loss of the season.

Unranked Alabama spoils Auburn’s undefeated record

Alabama upsets #4 Auburn 83-64

Alabama to host #4 undefeated Auburn Wednesday night in SEC Showdown

Alabama will host the fourth ranked Auburn Tigers Wednesday night inside Coleman Coliseum. Auburn is in search of winning at Alabama for just the 11th time in program history.

St. Louis faces tough test vs No. 12 Auburn

No. 12 Auburn presents a tough challenge for Saint Louis

Former Auburn, NBA player Marquis Daniels in auto accident

Former Auburn and NBA player Marquis Daniels was injured in an automobile accident

No. 22 LSU basketball takes on Bowling Green

The No. 22 LSU men’s basketball team begins its 2019-2020 season in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center against the Bowling Green Falcons.

Will Wade meets with LSU, NCAA officials

Suspended LSU basketball head coach Will Wade met with university and NCAA officials Friday.

  Auburn, Virginia entering unfamiliar waters in Final Four matchup

With two teams with no experience in the Final Four, one would expect there to be nerves come Saturday night in U.S. Bank Stadium, but that probably won’t be the case.

  Auburn fan ecstatic after Sweet 16 victory

Hundreds of Auburn fans watched the Tigers take on North Carolina in the Sweet 16 at many local restaurants.

  Auburn-UNC set up to be best matchup in Sweet 16

Two of the fastest teams in college basketball will hit the court this Friday in what could potentially be one of the most memorable Sweet 16 games in recent memory.

  Scott Cross introduced as Troy’s head men’s basketball coach

Cross is the seventh coach in program history.

Avery Johnson officially out as Alabama Basketball head coach

The University of Alabama and Avery Johnson officially parted ways this morning.

Auburn dominates Kansas to make it to Sweet 16

Auburn beat perennial powerhouse Kansas in a dominating fashion Saturday night.

Balanced BYU uses defense to beat Auburn in NCAA Tournament

Brenna Chase had 19 points, seven assists and three blocked shots, and seventh-seeded BYU used an impressive third quarter to run away from No. 10 seed Auburn 73-64 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament

Jamerson carries Norfolk St. past Alabama 80-79 in OT in NIT

Derrik Jamerson Jr. had 25 points and made two free throws with 17 seconds left in overtime as Norfolk State narrowly defeated Alabama 80-79 in the NIT first round

Ex-Auburn assistant basketball coach pleads guilty

Former Auburn assistant basketball coach and 13-year NBA veteran Chuck Person has pleaded guilty to a bribery conspiracy charge in a college basketball bribery scandal

No. 22 Auburn shakes off Missouri 81-71 at SEC Tournament

Bryce Brown scored all 17 of his points in the second half, and No. 22 Auburn beat Missouri 81-71 in the second round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament

Troy fires basketball coach after 6 seasons

Phil Cunningham amassed an 80-111 record since his hiring in 2013. He was let go after the 2019 season.

Auburn upends No. 5 Tennessee 84-80 in regular-season finale

Jared Harper makes 4 straight free throws over final 31 seconds to help Auburn upset No. 5 Tennessee 84-80 in regular-season finale

  Former opponents now key parts for Troy Women’s Basketball

Six years ago, Faith Academy senior Sydney Westry’s shot gave the Lady Rams their first AHSAA state title in program history.

  Troy preps for rival South Alabama

The Troy men’s and women’s basketball teams are playing in a doubleheader this Saturday against rival South Alabama.

  Mathsketball camp aims to keep girls engaged with math through hoops

Seventh and eighth-grade girls from Pike County talked about math and how it related to basketball at Troy’s “Mathsketball” camp.

Troy Trojans Women’s Basketball off to record start

How much better can Chanda Rigby’s Trojans get?

  No. 14 Auburn set to clash with the Cats

A heavyweight SEC bout going down inside Auburn Arena with the 14th ranked Tigers hosting No. 12 Kentucky.

Brown’s 34 points leads No. 8 Auburn past Dayton 82-72

Bryce Brown scores career-high 34 points as No. 8 Auburn tops Dayton 82-72

Auburn’s Pearl signs 5-member recruiting class

Auburn coach Bruce Pearl has signed a five-member recruiting class to build on a Southeastern Conference championship season

Wiley, No. 9 Auburn rout Mississippi College 103-52

Austin Wiley scored 18 points and No. 9 Auburn scored 35 consecutive points during a second-half stretch in a 103-52 victory over Mississippi College

Alabama signs 2 guards, forward for class of 2019

Alabama coach Avery Johnson has landed a three-player signing class for 2019

Auburn extends basketball coach Bruce Pearl's contract

Auburn basketball coach Bruce Pearl's contract has been extended through the 2022-2023 season, the university announced Monday.

Troy men's basketball to play Duke in Greenville, SC Friday

The Troy men basketball team went up against Texas State at the Sun Belt championship in New Orleans Sunday at 1 p.m and came out victorious.

Troy women's basketball team, Sun Belt champions, advances to NCAA tournament

The Troy women's basketball team repeats as Sun Belt champions in New Orleans, defeating Louisiana-Lafayette with a final score of 78-64.

Troy women's basketball team begins season

It’s been nearly eight months since the Troy women’s basketball team saw its 2014-15 season end in the first round of the WBI, but the Trojans will finally return to the court on Thursday when they host Stillman in an exhibition game at Trojan Arena at 5:15 p.m. Admission to the game is free and the first 200 fans will receive white Troy T-shirts.  There will also be a cash grab contest during the game.  Links to live stats and live video can be found at Troy...

Avery Johnson era begins with Tide Tipoff

The Alabama men’s and women’s basketball teams officially welcomed in the 2015-16 campaign on Tuesday night when they hosted Tide Tipoff at Coleman Coliseum.             ...

Auburn basketball ready for "Pearl Jam"

Coach Bruce Pearl and the Auburn men’s basketball team will host the second annual Pearl Jam, a special event open to the public on Thursday at Auburn Arena from 7-9 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. and admission is free.            The first 1,000 students receive free pizza from Dominos while the first 500 fans receive a free jar of Pearl “Jam.”            For the ...