No. 9 seed South Florida (14-17, 7-11) vs. No. 8 seed Central Florida (16-14, 7-11)
American Athletic Conference Tournament First Round, Dickies Arena, Fort Worth, Texas; Thursday, 12 p.m....
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Darin Green Jr. scored 23 points on 9-of-15 shooting with five 3-pointers and Central Florida romped past East Carolina 94-62 on Sunday.
SMU (19-9, 9-7) vs. Central Florida (14-14, 5-11)
Addition Financial Arena, Orlando, Florida; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: SMU goes for the season sweep over Central Florida...
Central Florida (14-13, 5-10) vs. Tulsa (19-9, 11-4)
Donald Reynolds Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma; Saturday, 6 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Tulsa seeks revenge on Central Florida after dropping...
Central Florida (14-12, 5-9) vs. UConn (15-12, 6-8)
XL Center, Hartford, Connecticut; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: AAC foes meet as Central Florida matches up against UConn....
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Darin Green Jr. had a season-high 26 points as Central Florida beat Tulsa 83-75 on Sunday.
Tulsa (15-7, 7-2) vs. Central Florida (12-10, 3-7)
CFE Federal Credit Union Arena, Orlando, Florida; Sunday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: AAC foes meet as Tulsa battles Central Florida....
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Matt Milon scored 17 points and Collin Smith added 14 points and seven rebounds as Central Florida defeated East Carolina 68-64 on Thursday night.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Justin Brown and Laquincy Rideau each scored 14 points and combined for 15 rebounds as South Florida beat Central Florida 64-48 on Saturday.
Memphis (14-5, 3-3) vs. Central Florida (11-8, 2-5)
CFE Federal Credit Union Arena, Orlando, Florida; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Central Florida looks for its fourth straight...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Dazon Ingram sank 3 of 4 free throws in the final 53 seconds and UCF closed the game on a 6-0 run to fend off South Florida 55-54 on Saturday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Dazon Ingram scored 15 points with a career-high 17 rebounds and UCF grabbed its first American Athletic Conference win of the season beating Tulane 74-55 on Tuesday.
Central Florida (9-7, 0-4) vs. Tulane (10-6, 2-2)
Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse, New Orleans; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Tulane looks to extend Central Florida's conference...
Cincinnati (9-6, 2-1) vs. Central Florida (9-6, 0-3)
CFE Federal Credit Union Arena, Orlando, Florida; Saturday, 12 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Cincinnati looks to extend Central Florida's...
Central Florida (9-5, 0-2) vs. SMU (11-2, 1-0)
Moody Coliseum, Dallas; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: SMU looks to extend Central Florida's conference losing streak to five games....
HOUSTON (AP) — Nate Hinton scored 20 points and grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds, notching his sixth double-double this season, and Houston topped Central Florida 78-63 on Friday night, winning a...
Central Florida (9-4, 0-1) vs. Houston (10-3, 0-0)
Fertitta Center, Houston; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Central Florida takes on Houston as both teams look for its first AAC win...
Temple (8-3, 0-0) vs. Central Florida (9-3, 0-0)
CFE Federal Credit Union Arena, Orlando, Florida; Tuesday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Central Florida looks for its fourth straight win...
Central Florida (9-2) vs. Oklahoma (7-3)
Lloyd Noble Center, Norman, Oklahoma; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Central Florida looks for its seventh straight win of the season as it...
Sacred Heart (6-4) vs. Central Florida (7-2)
CFE Federal Credit Union Arena, Orlando, Florida; Sunday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Two forwards will be on display as E.J. Anosike and...
Green Bay (3-6) vs. Central Florida (6-2)
CFE Federal Credit Union Arena, Orlando, Florida; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Green Bay takes on Central Florida in a non-conference...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Ceasar DeJesus had 17 points to lead five Central Florida players in double figures as the Knights topped NJIT 78-65 on Saturday.
Central Florida (3-2) vs. Pepperdine (3-4)
Wooden Legacy , Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California; Friday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Central Florida and Pepperdine are set to...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — AJ Brodeur had 23 points 9-of-12 shooting and Penn edged past UCF 68-67 in the Wooden Legacy on Thursday night.
Devon Goodman had 19 points for Penn and Ryan Betley...
Central Florida (3-1) vs. Penn (3-2)
Wooden Legacy , Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California; Thursday, 8:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Central Florida is set to meet Penn in the...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Collin Smith had a career-high 23 points, including two free throws with 22 seconds left, as Central Florida narrowly defeated Charleston 72-71 on Saturday.
College of Charleston (3-1) vs. Central Florida (2-1)
CFE Federal Credit Union Arena, Orlando, Florida; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: College of Charleston and Central Florida both...
Central Florida (1-1) vs. Illinois State (2-0)
Redbird Arena, Normal, Illinois; Sunday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Central Florida plays Illinois State in an early season matchup. Central...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Dazon Ingram posted 16 points as Central Florida narrowly beat Prairie View 73-69 on Saturday.
Collin Smith had 14 points for Central Florida (1-0). Brandon Mahan added...
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama point guard Kira Lewis Jr. says he's staying put after considering a transfer.
The freshman entered his name into the NCAA's transfer portal after the...
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama guard Dazon Ingram says he plans to play his final college basketball season elsewhere.
Ingram announced his decision to leave as a graduate transfer Monday...
Alabama (18-14, 9-10) vs. No. 2 seed Kentucky (26-5, 15-3)
Southeastern Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee; Friday, 6 p.m. EDT
No. 10 seed Alabama (17-14, 8-10) vs. No. 7 seed Mississippi (20-11, 10-8)
Southeastern Conference Tourney Second Round, Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee; Thursday, 6 p.m....
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — This time, Alabama held on.
The Crimson Tide are rolling.
Tevin Mack made six first-half 3-pointers on his way to 22 points, and Alabama held off No. 13 Kentucky 77-75 on Saturday in the Southeastern Conference opener for both teams.
Dazon Ingram scored all 11 of his points after halftime, including some key free throws in the Crimson Tide's fifth consecutive win. The Wildcats gave them a big scare in the final seconds after surging back from 11 points down.
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."
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama guard Riley Norris will miss the start of the season after having a procedure done on his heart.
Alabama announced Monday that Norris is week to week after having what was deemed a successful cardiac ablation procedure last week. Norris is expected to make a full recovery.
The Crimson Tide opens the season Tuesday night against Southern.
Last season: Alabama made its first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2012 and won its first tourney game since 2006 before losing to eventual champion Villanova in the second round.
Nickname: Crimson Tide.
Coach: Avery Johnson.
Who's gone: PG Collin Sexton left after one season and was the No. 8 overall NBA draft pick by the Cleveland Cavaliers. He averaged 19.2 points, second in the SEC. F Braxton Key, who started 17 games, transferred to Virginia.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Braxton Key rediscovered his shooting touch at the right time for Alabama.
Key scored 16 points in his best game of the season and Dazon Ingram made two free throws with 21 seconds left to lift Alabama to a 68-62 victory over Mississippi State on Saturday night.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — When Alabama needed him most, freshman John Petty became an unstoppable scorer against Auburn.
Petty had 27 points, Dazon Ingram added 16, and short-handed Alabama defeated No. 17 Auburn 76-71 on Wednesday night.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Alabama's Dazon Ingram looked right at home in front of a hostile sellout crowd and provided the poise the Crimson Tide needed to end its recent road futility.
Keeping one's composure became a bigger challenge for LSU coach Will Wade, whose frustration with officials boiled over after two calls extended Alabama possessions that ended with baskets.
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.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — When Alabama needed him most, Collin Sexton came to the rescue in the Crimson Tide's 68-64 victory over Rhode Island on Wednesday night.
Alabama's star point guard left the game around the seven-minute mark of the first half after being poked in the eye while bringing the ball up the court. Sexton went to the locker room with a towel over his eye, and did not return until there was about six minutes left in the game.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Collin Sexton and Dazon Ingram were hard to stop on drives to the basket, and there was no defending their free throws.
Sexton made four foul shots over the final 8 seconds, and Ingram had two big ones also, to lift No. 24 Alabama to a come-from-behind 77-74 victory over Louisiana Tech on Wednesday night.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Taking a cue from the unbeaten Alabama football team, Crimson Tide basketball coach Avery Johnson found a way to win with a depleted roster.
Dazon Ingram scored 20 points, and short-handed Alabama used long-range shooting to beat Memphis 82-70 on Friday night in a season opener at the Veterans Classic.
Last season: 19-15, lost in first round of NIT
Nickname: Crimson Tide
Coach: Avery Johnson
Who's gone: F Bola Olaniyan (6.4 rpg), G Corban Collins (7.0 ppg), F Jimmie Taylor (5.1 ppg, 3.7 rpg)
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — ShawnDre' Jones scored 22 points and Richmond pulled away to defeat Alabama 71-64 on Tuesday night in an opening-round game of the NIT.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — How Alabama scores matters as much as how many, and coach Avery Johnson likes the progress he's seeing in both areas.
Defense also factored into opportunities resulting in a thorough Southeastern Conference Tournament victory for the Crimson Tide.
Dazon Ingram scored 17 points, Corbin Collins added 14 and Alabama shot well throughout to roll past Mississippi State 75-55 on Thursday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dazon Ingram scored 17 points, Corbin Collins added 14 and Alabama shot well throughout to roll past Mississippi State 75-55 on Thursday in the Southeastern Conference tournament.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Freshmen Dazon Ingram and Braxton Key took turns firing up shots for Alabama, with all but a few going through the net.
Ingram scored a season-high 22 points, Key added 19 and the Crimson Tide took control down the stretch in a 70-55 victory over Mississippi Wednesday night.
"Those two guys showed that man, when they're on their game, that takes us to another level," Alabama coach Avery Johnson said. "That's why we scored 70 points as opposed to 52."