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.
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.
In Monday’s latest AP Poll, the Alabama Men’s Basketball team fell, once again, in the top 25 rankings. Now ranked 11th, Bama most recently played last Saturday, in Columbia, Missouri, and came up short against Mizzou 68-65, who took ‘Bama’s spot at No. 10.
The Alabama Crimson Tide is having an impressive 2020-21 year athletically across many of its athletic programs. Alabama is currently nationally ranked in 11 sports and has impressive athletes competing in all the athletic programs. The football team lost a crop of talent after the national championship with the departures to the NFL, that begs the question, who are the top 10 athletes at The Capstone right now.