Wednesday morning Cecil Hurt, sports editor of The Tuscaloosa News, joined senior analyst for BamaOnline Host Travis Reier after Bama's 87-79 loss to Vanderbilt to discuss what's next for the Tide on the court, and react to the hiring of David Ballou and Dr. Rhea.

"You got the power guy," Hurt told Host Reier. "You got the speed guy, the tag-team dynamic. I think that is the direction that NFL teams have gone, and I think that is the direction Nick Saban wanted to go all along."

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"They were on the outer-rim of the bubble anyway," Hurt told Reier. "They have had four home losses in February and March against teams they were favored by three to twelve points."

Click on the video above to listen to the full conversation between Reier and Hurt as they discuss what's next for the Tide on the court and react to the hiring of David Ballou and Dr. Rhea.

"You can't drop four home games down the stretch," Hurt Continued. "And expect to be involved in anything."

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