Alabama Basketball suffers another transfer portal loss losing Nick Pringle

Alabama Crimson Tide forward Nick Pringle (23) shoots against Connecticut Huskies center Donovan
Alabama Crimson Tide forward Nick Pringle (23) shoots against Connecticut Huskies center Donovan / Joe Rondone/The Republic / USA TODAY

The Alabama Basketball team has lost yet another key player to the transfer portal this time in Senior Forward Nick Pringle. This season Pringle averaged 6.8 points per game with 5.1 rebounds per game and 0.7 blocks per game. He was a massive part of the team's success in March scoring 16 points with 11 rebounds in the Tide's Elite Eight game against Clemson. The Tide have now seen Kris Parker, Davin Cosby, Nick Pringle, Rylan Griffen, and Sam Walters enter the Transfer Portal.

The season was a roller coaster ride for Nick Pringle who was suspended from the team twice but, he also had a massive impact in games against Clemson, LSU, Florida, and several others.

The Tide do have reinforcements on the way with three highly touted freshmen coming in as well as transfers Chris Youngblood and Houston Mallette. There could be further departures if Latrell Wrightsell Jr, Mark Sears, and Grant Nelson declare for the NBA Draft.

The Tide now have a massive need for big men in the transfer portal with seemingly Jarin Stevenson and Mo Wague returning for 2024-25. The Alabama Basketball team is in the mix for Rutgers transfer Clifford Omoruyi who named Alabama as one of his Final Ten schools. The Tide will certainly need to add a center or two as they struggled to contain big men at times this season.

No need to Panic about Alabama Basketball

There is no reason to panic yet, about the Alabama Basketball team's roster heading into the 2024-25 season. Alabama is hosting Auburn transfer Aden Holloway a 5-star recruit in last year's class on a visit on Thursday as a potential addition. The Tide will also be in play for recent de-commits Boogie Fland and Liam McNeeley both of which are highly touted recruits. While losing experienced players hurts it also opens up scholarships for Nate Oats to bring in higher-upside players.

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