Alabama Men’s Basketball Returns Home to Square Off with USC Upstate Thursday Night
Alabama returns to the friendly confines of Coleman Coliseum for the first time this month when it hosts the USC Upstate Spartans on Thursday night at 7 p.m. CT. It will be the first meeting in program history between the two teams.
Alabama is coming off a second straight tough defeat, falling at No. 24/24 Oregon, 65-56, last Sunday. The Tide battled back from an 11-point second half deficit to take a lead in the final minutes. However, with the score tied at 56-56, the Ducks went on a 9-0 run over the final 1:41 to result in the final score.
Thursday's game will be televised on SECN+ with Eli Gold (play-by-play), Wimp Sanderson (analyst) and Hannah Chalker (sideline) on the call. Fans can listen to the radio broadcast on the Crimson Tide Sports Network 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.
Hear what head coach Avery Johnson had to say about the matchup.