Alabama Basketball: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly from Week One

Gary Cosby Jr.-Tuscaloosa News
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The Alabama Basketball team went 2-0 in its opening weekend picking up wins over Morehead State and Indiana State. While taking care of business in both games was important and the wins were nice, there are certainly areas the Alabama Basketball team needs to improve on before upcoming matchups against Purdue, Creighton, and Arizona. Incoming transfers Grant Nelson and Aaron Estrada have been the main players for this revamped Crimson Tide Basketball team. The Alabama Basketball team is continuing to gel as this team has massive turnover on the court and the sidelines.

Alabama Basketball: Two more games before first real test

This week Alabama Basketball hosts South Alabama and Mercer before facing off against the Ohio State Buckeyes in the Emerald Coast Classic. The next two games will be used as Nate Oats to experiment further with lineups and rotations before likely locking in roles for the tough stretch of out-of-conference games. The Alabama Basketball team has used twelve players for significant playing time in the opening two games a number that will certainly decrease over these next two games and once the Tide plays in the Emerald Coast Classic. Going into the second week of the season let’s look at the good, the bad, and the ugly from week one.