Alabama Men’s Basketball Closes Regular Season at Tennessee on Saturday
Alabama will travel to Knoxville, Tenn., to close out the regular season, as the Tide will take on the Tennessee Volunteers on Saturday at noon CT (1 p.m. ET). This is the only meeting this season between the two teams.
Saturday's game will be televised on SEC Network with Kevin Ingram (play-by-play) and Pat Bradley (analyst) on the call. Fans can listen to the radio broadcast on 95.3 the Bear as Chris Stewart (play-by-play) and Bryan Passink (analyst) will call all the action. Live stats for the contest can accessed through RollTide.com, while in-game updates and photos will be made available on Twitter on @AlabamaMBB.
Tennessee and Alabama will play for the 146th time in series history – tied for the fifth-most games against any single opponent in Crimson Tide program history. UA owns a 78-67 lead in the all-time series, which ranks as the sixth-most victories against an opponent in the UA record books. The Tide enters the game having won two straight and six of the last eight overall in the series.
Alabama snapped a two-game losing streak with a 70-55 victory over Ole Miss on Senior Night last Wednesday. The Tide used a 30-6 that spanned halftime and last a total of 13:03 en route to its second straight win over the Rebels. Redshirt freshman Dazon Ingram connected on 9-of-10 shots from the field en route to a career-high 22 points. Freshman Braxton Key added 19 points, seven rebounds and a game-high five assists in the winning effort.