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.
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.
The Tide was out-rebounded 42-34 in Norman and the Sooners got the edge on the offensive boards 13 to six. It was Alabama's first loss in the calendar year. It was the fifth game Alabama's been without Bruner after injuring his knee on the road against Kentucky.
Alabama has kept its hot start going despite losing graduate transfer, forward Jordan Bruner to a right meniscus injury in the first Kentucky game of the year on Jan. 12. Bruner was averaging 9.4 points and 5.4 rebounds while shooting 35.3 % from the 3-point line in SEC play prior to going down with an injury.
The Alabama men's basketball team (10-3, 5-0) went into Rupp Arena tonight and defeated the Kentucky Wildcats (4-7, 3-1) on the road for the first time since 2006. The win extends the Crimson Tide winning streak to six games in a row and keeps the Crimson Tide in sole possession of first place in the SEC.
The Alabama Crimson Tide (9-4, 4-0) went on the road and defeated the Auburn Tigers (6-6, 0-4) 94-90 to remain undefeated in conference play and is still in first place in the SEC. The victory was the first win in Auburn for the Crimson Tide since 2015.