After one of the best seasons in Alabama men's basketball history, senior Herb Jones has announced he will enter into the upcoming NBA Draft. Jones joins fellow senior John Petty in the NBA Draft pool, due to the pandemic seniors had the option to return to universities for an additional year.
The Alabama Crimson Tide men's basketball team concluded its season with an 88-78 overtime loss to No. 11 UCLA in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament last night. For the Alabama Crimson Tide the Sweet 16 was the furthest the program had been since 2004.
Seniors Herbert Jones and John Petty make All-SEC 1st Team. Sophomore Jaden Shackelford makes All-SEC 2nd Team, while Joshua Primo makes the all-freshman team. This makes the 5th straight Alabama Freshman to make that team.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama seniors Herbert Jones and John Petty were determined not to end their home Alabama careers with a loss to Auburn. Jaden Shackelford and Jahvon Quinerly were determined to help make that happen.
The No. 8 Alabama Crimson Tide (18-6, 13-2) fell to the No. 20 Arkansas Razorbacks (18-5, 10-4) 81-66 on the road, failing to capitalize on its opportunity to secure the SEC regular season championship. Arkansas is now riding an eight-game winning streak in the SEC after the victory.