Noah Clowney Wins Hard Hat Award
Alabama freshman forward Noah Clowney won the Hard Hat Award for his performance against the Memphis Tigers on Tuesday night.
Alabama defeated Memphis 91-88 on Tuesday to improve to 9-1 on the season.
Clowney scored 11 points and snagged nine rebounds, including three big offensive ones. He went a perfect 3-for-3 from the field and made five of his eight free throw attempts.
"Clowney got the hard hat again. So we've got different guys stepping up and we need to get some older guys playing a little better but it's nice to have the depth we have," said Alabama basketball head coach Nate Oats.
The first-year player has been a huge help to this Crimson Tide team. Prior to tonight's game, he has recorded 204 minutes on the court, averaging 8.3 rebounds per game, and 9.4 points per game. Defensively, he has made 12 blocks and seven steals.
Clowney leads the team in defensive rebounds, has the second-most total rebounds, average rebounds per game, and second-most steals and blocks; has the third-most minutes, field goals made, field goal attempts, three-point attempts, total points, average points per game, and offensive rebounds, as well as the fourth-highest field goal percentage and three-pointers,
No. 4 Alabama takes on No. 15 Gonzaga on Saturday, December 16, 2022, at noon CT. Coverage will be on Tide 100.9.