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2018 Schedule
9th in SEC

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

I recently spoke with Collin Sexton on some of the adjustments in the game from middle school to the NBA. 1. Middle school to high school: "Learn the game, don't just play the game." 2. High school to college: "Scouting report defense and the ability to read a defense. I watched a lot of film. Be ready to watch a lot of film." 3. College basketball to the NBA: "Nobody graduates. As a rookie you are playing against five and ten year veterans in practice and in games."

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55dDave McMenamin

Cavs draftee Sexton: No Kyrie-related pressure

Collin Sexton, the point guard drafted Thursday by the Cavaliers, said he doesn't feel like he'll be operating in the shadow of expectations once held for Kyrie Irving.

Sexton, Kentucky lead the way for SEC in NBA Draft (5:05)
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56dDave McMenamin

New Cavaliers PG Sexton to LeBron: 'Let's do it'

The Cavaliers selected Collin Sexton with the No. 8 pick of the NBA draft, and the athletic Alabama point guard did not waste time making his pitch to LeBron James.

Sexton willing to sacrifice to help a team (3:04)
Remembering C.M. Newton (2:16)
Sexton embraces physicality (2:05)
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Bama coordinators to make over $1M a year

New Alabama offensive coordinator Mike Locksley will make $1.2 million annually, and defensive coordinator Tosh Lupoi is set to earn $1.1 million.

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102dJeff Goodman

Virginia lands Alabama transfer Braxton Key

Alabama forward Braxton Key told ESPN he is transferring to Virginia. He will sit out this season and then have two years of eligibility remaining.

Sexton thanks family, teammates in draft announcement (1:25)
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132dAlex Scarborough

Tide's Sexton enters draft after freshman year

Collin Sexton, the No. 9 NBA prospect in ESPN's rankings, is entering the draft after averaging 19.2 points during his freshman season at Alabama.

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

Collin Sexton will enter the NBA draft, as expected. Alabama's freshman guard averaged 19.2 ppg last season. Sexton brought his teammates up to make the announcement.

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137dDave McMenamin

LeBron has copyright issues with Crimson Tide

LeBron James' multimedia platform UNINTERRUPTED has sent a letter to the University of Alabama addressing concerns over copyright infringement and intellectual property appropriation after Tide football released a trailer for "Shop Talk."

SEC men's basketball buzzing after big season (2:02)
Predicting next season's top-5 SEC teams (3:59)
Takeaways from SEC men's basketball (2:36)
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152dMyron Medcalf

Next stop: NBA? Top talents had an early exit at NCAA tournament

With the way the tourney is shaping up, the later rounds might be lacking in future high NBA draft picks. Deandre Ayton, Collin Sexton and Trae Young all saw their seasons -- and probably their college careers -- come to an end.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Alabama coach Avery Johnson on the NBA decision that awaits Collin Sexton.

John Gasaway ESPN Insider 

Villanova rolled over Alabama with a 3-point barrage. Led by 23 points from Mikal Bridges, the Wildcats dominated the second half and won going away 81-58. Per ESPN Stats & Info, 'Nova has made more 3s (31) in its last two NCAA tournament games than any team since Loyola Marymount in 1990.

Alabama celebrates after advancing to second round (0:47)

Team Stats

Points Per Game72.3215th
Rebounds Per Game35.9140th
Assists Per Game12.7244th
Points Allowed70.6130th

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record21-20
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances20