Alabama Basketball Remains In Top 5 For Key Metrics
Saturday, the Alabama Crimson Tide (20-3) defeated the LSU Tigers (12-11) in Baton Rouge, La. to complete a season-sweep on the hardwood. A win propelled the Tide to a perfect 10-0 record in conference play and surpassed the 2021-2022 team in total wins.
It was the perfect week for Alabama, who previously blasted past Vanderbilt on Tuesday night. These two wins kept the Tide firmly in the number one conversation in several key metrics.
Let's take a look at what three of our favorite efficiency models had to say on the team from Tuscaloosa.
KenPom.com lists Alabama at No. 5 in the nation as of Sunday night.
The Crimson Tide are boosted by their strong strength of schedule, overpowering offense and quickly rising defense in KenPom.com's metrics.
Sonny Moore Computer Ratings have Alabama at No. 4 in the nation as of Saturday night.
Sonny Moore likes the Tide's strength of schedule and overall resume.
NET rankings favor Alabama at No. 3 in the nation as of Saturday night.
The NCAA's official rating system is high on the Tide, who jump Purdue and UCLA in NET metrics. Purdue holds a 9-2 record in Q1 games, while Alabama rests at 6-3 as of now. The Tide hopping the Boilermakers following their loss at Indiana is something to keep an eye on.
For further explanation on KenPom.com, Sony Moore and NET ratings, see our last post on the matter.
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