Not only did the Alabama basketball team lose its Southeastern Conference opener, 71-61 to Mississippi Saturday night at Coleman Coliseum, the Crimson Tide in all likelihood lost its leading scorer, senior big man Chuck Davis, who went down with a knee injury in the first half of the game.
January 7, 2006
It was supposed to be all about Chuck Davis, and to great extent it was. Alabama's senior forward had a day in which he admitted he had "no complaints." After receiving his degree in morning graduation ceremonies, Davis returned to Coleman Coliseum Saturday night and led the Crimson Tide basketball team to an 85-58 win over Georgia State.
December 17, 2005
The Southeastern Conference lost a lot of underclassmen to the NBA Draft last June . . . most of which were blanked on draft night. But the conference will still be plenty strong across the board, with Alabama and Kentucky looking like the best in the SEC's respective divisions.
November 8, 2005
We're some six months away from the 2006 Final Four. But we'll see enough college basketball action, via some very enticing matchups, in November to give us a pretty good notion of who we could be watching on the final weekend of the season in Indianapolis next April.
September 27, 2005