Following their 80-79 SEC Championship victory over the LSU Tigers (18-9), the No. 6 Alabama Crimson Tide (24-6) were awarded a two-seed in the upcoming NCAA Tournament. Sitting near the top of the “East” bracket, the only team seeded higher than ‘Bama is one-seeded Michigan (20-4).
The top seeded Alabama Crimson Tide has struggled this season starting quickly in early tip-offs this season. That was not the case today as the Tide boat-raced the Mississippi State Bulldogs 85-48 in the opening game of today's SEC quarterfinals.
In Monday’s regular-season finale of AP Top 25 polls, the Alabama Crimson Tide basketball team cemented a final ranking of No. 6 in the country. This comes just two days before the SEC Tournament is set to begin in Nashville, Tennessee.
In a mid-day Saturday conference game clash, the No. 8 Alabama Crimson Tide (18-5, 13-1) basketball team advanced one step closer to clinching the SEC regular-season title. With their tight 82-78 victory over the Vanderbilt Commodores (6-12, 2-10), Alabama’s magic number now sits at just one.