On Wednesday, the No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide (31-5) traveled to Louisville, Ky., ahead of a date with the San Diego State Aztecs (29-6) in the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Tournament.

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Alabama faces its first Mountain West opponent of the season in San Diego State, a team which won both the regular season and conference tournament crown for its respective conference in 2023.

The Aztecs are a No. 5 seed in this year's NCAA Tournament, advancing to the semi-final in the South Region off wins over No. 12 seed VCU and No. 13 seeded Furman in Orlando.

Alabama departed Tuscaloosa National Airport for the game after meeting with football head coach Nick Saban during practice Wednesday morning.

Take a look at some shots of the Tide's trip to the Bluegrass State from social media.

Alabama tips off Friday night in Louisville at 6:30 p.m. against the Aztecs. Coverage can be found here on Tide 100.9 FM, in addition to pregame and postgame coverage.

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