Freshman sensation Brandon Miller played his final game in an Alabama uniform on Friday night. The All American ended the night just 3-of-19 shooting and scored nine points against the San Diego State Aztecs in a Sweet 16 loss.
Oats is now set for his biggest offseason in Tuscaloosa. He must replace two of his veteran assistant coaches in Bryan Hodgson and Charlie Henry, and he must reload a roster that will be losing, at the minimum, All American Brandon Miller.
Alabama ends the season 31-6 and hangs its hat on the SEC regular season and SEC Tournament titles. It's the second time in three seasons the Crimson Tide has been eliminated by a lower seed in the Sweet 16 after UCLA eliminated the Crimson Tide in the 2021 NCAA Tournament.