Alabama Basketball Seeking New Heights Under Avery Johnson

Avery Johnson spoke to the media on Wednesday afternoon at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa site of the 2017 SEC Spring Meetings in Miramar Beach, Florida. He has generated an increased interest in the Alabama basketball program his first two seasons. The Tide faithful has reason for optimism as the incoming 2017 recruiting class is ranked sixth nationally by Scout.com.

Five true freshmen, Collin Sexton, John Petty, Alex Reese, Herb Jones, Galin Smith and Ohio State transfer Daniel Giddens are the newcomers poised to be major contributors to the Alabama program.  An exciting non-conference schedule is another cause for celebration.  BYU, UCF, Memphis, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Texas and preseason number one Arizona have been reported as 2017-18 opponents.

Watch and listen as Avery Johnson discusses among the topics, recruiting, the upcoming season, overall improvement of the SEC and the recently named Pac 12 foe..


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