The Alabama Crimson Tide will travel to Mobile Tuesday night for a matchup against South Alabama, its first road game of the season.

Alabama (2-0) is off to a fast start with wins against likely NCAA Tournament teams Longwood and Liberty last week and have been ranked eighteenth in the latest AP poll.

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"We've got a tough game in front of us, to be honest with you. They played us tough here last year in our gym. Now they feel like they've got a more talented roster, and we've gotta go on the road. We're gonna have to play well," Nate Oats said on Monday.

The Crimson Tide are being led in scoring by transfer Mark Sears and freshman Brandon Miller who both average 17 a game.

As for South Alabama, they are 1-1 on the year and are coming off a tough loss to New Mexico on Friday. The Jaguars defeated the University of Mobile to get their first win of the season on Wednesday 97-59.

South Alabama is led in scoring by senior Isaiah Moore who is averaging 16.5 points per game. The Jaguars look to avenge last years loss in a close matchup to Alabama 73-68.

"They're number eighteen in the country and to me they're probably a bit underrated to be honest," head coach of South Alabama Richie Riley said.

Tipoff is set for 9 p.m. on Tuesday night from the Mitchell Center in Mobile and is being televised on ESPNU.

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