college basketball

NCAA hoops leagues grapple with unequal pay for women's refs

The NCAA earned praise last year when it agreed to pay referees at its men’s and women’s basketball tournaments equally. The gesture only cost about $100,000, a tiny fraction of the roughly $900 million networks pay annually to broadcast March…

NBA draft prospects: Where will Tide players end up?

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Jeremy Bryant The NBA Draft is inching up by the day, with more top college prospects declaring for the draft with hopes of fulfilling their lifelong dream, but the gamble for teams is always taking…

Alabama men's basketball lands new transfer to bolster roster

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Jeremy Bryant After losing multiple players to the transfer portal, Alabama men's basketball finally reeled in their first transfer player who can help them compete once the new season rolls around. The former Ohio University…

Jaden Shackelford declares for NBA Draft

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter AJ Holliday University of Alabama guard Jaden Shackelford has announced he is declaring for the 2022 NBA Draft with the intention to sign with an agent. https://twitter.com/jayunooo/status/1510743366358736899?s=20&t=CVaZnBTVs69RUETliY3StQ Shackelford declared for the draft last season but…

Alabama women's basketball lands transfer Sarah Ashlee Barker

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter AJ Holliday University of Alabama women's basketball added a transfer guard Monday with a familiar last name. Sarah Ashlee Barker, daughter of former Alabama quarterback Jay Barker, decided to transfer to Tuscaloosa to play for…

Alabama women's basketball ends decent year with close loss

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter AJ Holliday University of Alabama women's basketball team season came to an end Sunday after being defeated by South Dakota State, 78-73, in the WNIT Quarterfinals. The Crimson Tide finish the season 20-14, 6-10 SEC.…

NCAA Final Four set a for clash of titans and legacies

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Jeremy Bryant NCAA men's basketball has almost reached the pinnacle of the season with four teams left to decide who will punch their ticket to the championship round and cement a different legacy. The Duke…

Alabama women's basketball prepare for Houston

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter AJ Holliday University of Alabama women's basketball is set to face the Houston Cougars Thursday night in the third round of the Women's National Invitation Tournament. The Crimson Tide return to Coleman Coliseum after playing…

Alabama basketball season recap

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter AJ Holliday University of Alabama men's basketball season came to an end Friday after falling to Notre Dame, 78-64, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Crimson Tide finished the season 19-14, 9-9…

Four Tide players make All-SEC honors ahead of the tournament

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Jeremy Bryant. The SEC announced  the 2022 edition of the postseason awards Tuesday, with four players from the University of Alabama Men's basketball team making All-SEC honors. Jaden Shackelford leads all players while enjoying his…

Alabama basketball prepares for SEC Tournament

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter AJ Holliday Alabama basketball dropped its last two games of the regular season and now turns its attention to the SEC Tournament. The Crimson Tide were defeated by the Texas A&M Aggies at home 87-71,…

Lady Bucs steamroll the quarterfinals and advance to the next round

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Jeremy Bryant Shelton State Community College women's basketball's success continues to roll after hosting a conference rival in the first game of the ACCC tournament quarterfinals. They defeated the Coastal Alabama-South Sun chiefs 92-36  Tuesday.…

Alabama basketball looks to extend winning streak

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter AJ Holliday Alabama basketball will be looking to extend its winning streak to three games Wednesday, the Crimson Tide are set to host Texas A&M in its final home game of the season. The Aggies…

March is approaching, but the madness has already begun

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Jeremy Bryant Demolition hit the basketball court Saturday, with each of the Top-6 ranked schools falling on the same day for a never-before-seen moment in college hoops. NCAA AP voters were in for a show…

Shelton State crusies to victory on Sophomore Night

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Jeremy Bryant In a final farewell, the sophomores shined amongst the stars in their last regular-season home game. Shelton State Community College women’s basketball dominated their matchup once more on a night the players will…

Alabama basketball looks to bounce back Tuesday

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter AJ Holliday Alabama basketball will be looking to bounce back this week from its 90-81 loss to No. 4 Kentucky at Rupp Arena on Saturday. The Crimson Tide will travel to Nashville on Tuesday to…

Stillman looking to keep the fun going in last home game

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Jeremy Bryant It's homecoming week for the Stillman College men's basketball team, and they will be reluctant to let William Carey University bring down their parade. William Carey Crusaders enter the game on the short…