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  1. Kentucky season review

    Greg Ostendorf

    This looked to be the year that Kentucky became more than just a basketball school. A 5-1 start, including a pair of SEC wins, and the Wildcats were primed to reach their first bowl game in four years. There was even talk they could make a run at the...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
  2. Bruce Pearl impersonates Gus Malzahn at Auburn's 'Pearl Jam'

    Greg Ostendorf

    The Auburn basketball team hosted "Pearl Jam," a promotional event for students on Thursday night, and wait, is that Gus Malzahn? No, it's just Bruce Pearl being Bruce Pearl. On the eve of Halloween, Pearl came out dressed as the Auburn football c...

    Blog | October 31, 2014
  3. May Madness: CFB Playoff review

    Greg Ostendorf

    The NFL, NBA, NHL and MLB all have a playoff. The 68-team bracket in college basketball is as good as it gets when it comes to the postseason. Now, for the first time ever, college football will introduce a playoff system of its own. How will it w...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  4. SEC lunchtime links

    Greg Ostendorf

    The conference finals have started in both hockey and basketball. Rookie minicamp just wrapped in the NFL. Meanwhile, we all sit and wait for college football to come back. Get your fix with Monday's lunch links. Sports Illustrated ranked the 35 ...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  5. SEC's lunch links

    Greg Ostendorf

    How's your bracket looking after the first day? If you're like me, you're probably hoping for a better Day 2. If it's so bad that you're giving up on basketball and ready for football, then take a look at the latest news and notes around the SEC in t...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  6. SEC's lunch links

    Greg Ostendorf

    March Madness is here. A new Cinderella will emerge, and your bracket is bound to start falling apart. For those at work and for those who are taking off early, enjoy a full day of basketball, and for a little football, enjoy today's lunch links. ...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  7. SEC's lunch links

    Greg Ostendorf

    Is basketball taking over the SEC? Auburn hired Bruce Pearl. Tennessee is about to open NCAA tournament play. Not so fast. The majority of the conference is still being consumed by spring football, and for further evidence of that, check out today's ...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  8. Langford finishes freshman year on top

    Greg Ostendorf

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- In the Class 3A state semifinal game, freshman Joshua Langford scored 30 points and pulled down 16 rebounds as Madison Academy held off a Greensboro team featuring Alabama signee Jimmie Taylor to advance to the finals. What wou...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  9. Watch List DT Elisha Shaw visits Auburn

    Greg Ostendorf

    AUBURN, Ala. -- ESPN Watch List defensive tackle Elisha Shaw (Tucker, Ga./Tucker) missed recent junior days at Alabama and Georgia because of basketball, but he took his first visit of the new year on Monday as he and his teammates made the trip to A...

    Blog | February 18, 2013
  10. 2014 WR Harris picks up major SEC offer

    Greg Ostendorf

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- When 2014 wide receiver Drake Harris (Grand Rapids, Mich./Grand Rapids Christian) chose football over basketball and opened up his recruitment, it didn't take long for the University of Alabama to fly up and offer him a scholarshi...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  11. De'Runnya Wilson on MSU commitment

    Greg Ostendorf

    WENONAH, Ala. -- Growing up, De'Runnya Wilson was a football player. But when he got to high school, he switched his focus to basketball. He even quit football until his senior year when he decided to put the pads back on and give football another tr...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  12. Two-sport star chooses Mississippi State

    Greg Ostendorf

    Mississippi State picked up a big commitment on Tuesday who plans to help both the basketball and football team. Wenonah (Ala.) High School basketball coach Cedric Lane tweeted that his star player, 6-foot-6 De'Runnya Wilson, committed to the Bull...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  13. Hale, Taylor sign with Tide in early period

    Greg Ostendorf

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Shannon Hale celebrated his birthday on Tuesday, but his best gift didn't come until Wednesday when he signed his national letter of intent to play basketball for the University of Alabama. "It was exciting," Hale said. "It was...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  14. The O-zone: Weekend visitors

    Greg Ostendorf

    TideNation recruiting writer Greg Ostendorf brings you another edition of The O-zone, a confidential look inside Alabama recruiting. Get the latest updates from the gridiron and the hardwood as it pertains to the Crimson Tide. Official visitor ...

    Blog | October 24, 2012
  15. Walker Jones familiar with Tide-Vols rivalry

    Greg Ostendorf

    No 2013 recruit knows the Alabama-Tennessee rivalry, or the Third Saturday in October, better than Crimson Tide linebacker commitment Walker Jones. His father, Rex, attended the University of Alabama where he played played basketball. Both of his ...

    Blog | October 19, 2012
  16. SG JaJuan Johnson targets decision date

    Greg Ostendorf

    Over the weekend, ESPN 100 shooting guard JaJuan Johnson (Memphis, Tenn./Southwind) took his third and final official visit to Marquette for the Golden Eagles' Midnight Madness festivities. "It went good," he said. "The atmosphere was crazy becaus...

    Blog | October 17, 2012