Cecil Hurt of The Tuscaloosa News joined Host of "Southern Fried Sports" Travis Reier to talk college hoops and provide an insight to Alabama's new men's basketball coach Nate Oats and evaluate the work he has done while as coach thus far.

"This is a team that was one of the last four out of the NCAA tournament," Hurt told Reier. "He's (Oats) got some guys, gotta make them fit, gotta make them change their posture a little bit, but he seems to have a vision for doing that."

Click on the video above to hear the full conversation between Reier and Hurt as they discuss the direction this Alabama men's basketball team is heading, college hoops talk and much more.

"He's (Oats) gonna sign guards," Hurt told Reier. "He's gonna sign guys that can handle the ball, shoot and play the way he wants to play.

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