TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Derrik Jamerson Jr. had 25 points and made two free throws with 17 seconds left in overtime as Norfolk State narrowly defeated Alabama 80-79 in the NIT first round on...
Lewis’s late 3 helps lift Alabama past Arizona, 76-73
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Kira Lewis Jr. and Alabama made sure this one didn't slip away.
The freshman made a 3-pointer and two free throws over the final 13 seconds and the Crimson Tide held on for a 76-73 victory over Arizona on Sunday.
Lewis pulled up for the uncontested shot after the Tide (6-3), which had lost a big lead for the second straight game, worked most of the shot clock down. His teammates weren't surprised that the 5-star recruit made the big shot.
Lewis’s big 2nd half helps Alabama beat Murray State 78-72
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Freshman Kira Lewis Jr. scored 17 of his 20 points in the second half to help Alabama beat Murray State 78-72 on Monday night.
"Credit to Alabama," Murray State coach Matt McMahon. "Thought they did a terrific job of really protecting the basket. . I was proud of our guys fight and our toughness. A lot that we'll be able to learn moving forward."
Sexton, Petty rally Alabama past Mercer 80-79
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — It was a neutral-site game, except for Alabama sophomore guard John Petty.
A two-time Alabama Mr. Basketball as a Huntsville prep star, Petty returned to his home town and scored 18 points, including a pivotal 3-pointer in a Crimson Tide rally, to help Alabama to an 80-79 victory over Mercer on Tuesday night in the Rocket City Classic.
Freshman sensation Collin Sexton led Alabama (8-3) with 21 points, Dazon Ingram added 11 and Alex Reese 10.