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Alabama basketball fails to find spark against Auburn
Alabama basketball fell on the road against Auburn, 90-71. The Tigers blew the game wide open in the second half. Alabama
freshman guard Collin Sexton was the lone bright spot, scoring 25 points on 8-of-12 shooting. Alabama turned the ball over
17 times, leading to 28 points for the Tigers. The loss drops Alabama to 17-11 overall and 8-7 in the SEC. Here is what we learned
from the loss.
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One of the main negatives Alabama has to fight in recruiting is the idea that freshmen don’t play in their first
year under coach Nick Saban. Schools try to convince players that going to Alabama will not allow them to play immediately.
Still, Alabama fans use this to their advantage to critique players who chose other schools, and say that they’re not
up for the challenge. Our own Chris Kirschner debunked
this myth for his recruiting question of the day.
Alabama linebacker rehabs for NFL draft
Alabama linebacker Shaun Dion Hamilton suffered two season-ending injuries while at Alabama. The most recent came this
past season against LSU. Hamilton is currently making a comeback to prepare for the NFL draft. He recently posted a video
of himself going through drills that
shows how far he has come.
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