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Tide Tuesday: Alabama Crimson Tide in the News

Alabama is a state with sports on the mind. On Tide Tuesday, you can find a glimpse of news relating to the Crimson Tide for the week.

Baseball Set to Host Samford on Tuesday

Alabama Baseball is off to a solid start this season (6-1) and looks to improve today against in-state opponent Samford (5-4). The Bulldogs, who play in the Southern Conference, travel to Tuscaloosa for a 6:05pm start. Rain is expected throughout the day on Tuesday, so fans should stay alert regarding times and delays. Alabama leads the series, dating back to to 1894, with a record of 89-15. Follow Alabama baseball on Twitter @AlabamaBSB.

Basketball Faces Auburn on Tuesday

The Crimson Tide Men’s Basketball team will host the Auburn Tigers on Tuesday evening. Tip off is set for 6pm. The Tide lost to Auburn earlier this season in a potentially bubble-bursting 49-37 loss. At halftime, Coach Nick Saban will accept the Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) FOY Sportsmanship Trophy on behalf of the football team. You can read more about the FOY trophy here and you can follow Crimson Tide basketball on Twitter @AlabamaMBB.

Undefeated Softball Faces Samford on Wednesday

The defending champion Alabama Softball team (16-0) faces Samford in Tuscaloosa on Wednesday night at 6pm. The game will be the start of a stretch of six games in four days for the Tide. After Samford, South Alabama visits Tuscaloosa for a make-up game from an earlier date. Then, Iowa and St. John’s visit Tuscaloosa for the Easton Classic later in the week.

Congratulations to Tide freshman Haylie McCleney for being named SEC freshman of the week for the second time this season. You can follow Alabama Softball on Twitter @AlabamaSB.

Bama Gymnastics Faces UCLA on Friday

After a tie with Arkansas last Friday, Alabama retained the #4 ranking in the nation. This week, the defending champion Tide will face #6 UCLA in Tuscaloosa on Friday at 7:30pm. The Bruins promise to be a tough opponent but a victory for the Tide could put them in a position to repeat as national champions. If you can’t attend and support the Tide in person, you can follow on Twitter @BamaGymnastics.

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