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Playing right against Virginia Tech
Alabama faces a tough opponent in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Virginia Tech finished 21-11 with wins over Duke,
Virginia and Clemson this season. The Hokies received votes in the postseason AP poll. Alabama coach Avery Johnson said Alabama
to “play right” against Virginia Tech. Tip-off will be at 8:20 p.m. CT on TNT.
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Alabama forward Donta Hall suffered a scary fall in the second half of the team’s SEC Tournament win against Auburn.
Hall was unable to go against Kentucky. On Tuesday, Johnson updated Hall’s status ahead of the NCAA Tournament game
against Virginia Tech. Hall is day-to-day and did not participate in any
part of practice on Monday.
Alabama primed to have strong linebacker group in 2018
Alabama football experienced more adversity at the linebacker position in 2017 than any other position group. The team
saw five players at linebacker go down with injuries during the season. After the season, Mekhi Brown chose to exit the team
and join Tennessee State. Still, because of the amount of injuries, many inexperienced players were able to receive crucial
playing time. As a result, Alabama should be strong
at linebacker in 2018.
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