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2016 Schedule
10th in SEC

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Spoke to Southern Illinois coach Barry Hinson -- who told ESPN that Bola Olaniyan, who will head to Alabama as a grad transfer, has been released with official transcript and cleared from registrar and bursar. Olaniyan averaged 7.8 points and 8.8 boards last season for Salukis.

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21dC.L. Brown

The top five newcomers in the SEC

It's no surprise Kentucky's Bam Adebayo and De'Aaron Fox are among the top newcomers in the SEC for the upcoming season, meaning the Wildcats should experience no letdown.

Alabama takes over the SEC Network

The 24-hour Alabama marathon is Sunday on SEC Network. Among the great Crimson Tide games being replayed are a couple of basketball wins from last season and the College Football Playoff championship win over Clemson. Full schedule

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41dJeff Goodman

SEC stability: Is Kentucky John Calipari's last job?

The NBA will keep calling John Calipari. But will he ever answer? Don't count on it. He's a fixture in Lexington. Our stability rankings look at who else is solid in the SEC and who isn't so set.

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Some potential scheduling for early-season tournaments: Coaches have confirmed the Hall of Fame matchups Nov. 19-20 at the Mohegan Sun: Duke-Penn State, Cincinnati-URI; CBE Nov. 21-22 in Kansas City with Kansas-UAB, GW-Georgia; The Legends Classic isn't official yet but at least one coach expects it to be Notre Dame-Colorado, Texas-Northwestern Nov. 21-22 in Brooklyn; The 2K Classic in NYC hasn't been announced yet either but the matchups being discussed most were Marquette-Michigan, SMU-Pitt for the Nov. 17-18 games at MSG; The Men Who Speak Up Main Event in Las Vegas Nov. 21-23 has found its fourth team as Saint Louis coach Travis Ford confirmed the Billikens replaced Minnesota to join BYU, Alabama and Valparaiso. The matchups aren't available yet. And Maui Invitational organizer Dave Odom said the Maui bracket will be announced on July 19.

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Avery Johnson on Tim Duncan's retirement

Alabama coach Avery Johnson comments on his first impressions of Tim Duncan, Duncan's sense of humor, whether he is underappreciated due to his public demeanor, his decision to retire and his future.

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Alabama AD Battle to undergo cancer treatments

Alabama athletic director Bill Battle will undergo a stem cell transplant for multiple myeloma, a condition not considered life-threatening, the university said.

Cavaliers NBA title win is exhilarating for fans (2:14)
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83dGreg Ostendorf

SEC intriguing freshmen: Alabama Crimson Tide

Earning snaps for the defending national champs is a tall order for any freshman, but a couple of prospects on the lines could make their mark early.

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How C.M. Newton broke barriers

You might never have known Newton was the head basketball coach at Alabama. Until he recruited a black ballplayer -- and a Klansman set a cross on fire in his front yard. Changing the face of the SEC

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Ohio State transfer Daniel Giddens announced he's heading to Alabama. Also considered Georgia, TCU and Pittsburgh. ESPN 100 prospect coming out of high school, averaged 3.8 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1.5 blocks during his one season with the Buckeyes.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Alabama graduate transfer Michael Kessens told ESPN he has committed to Florida International. Immediately eligible.

Massive changes in final ESPN 100 update (3:18)
Alabama's Obasohan: We have to have faith in humanity (1:41)

Team Stats

Points Per Game66.8307th
Rebounds Per Game34.7Tied-256th
Assists Per Game10.6335th
Points Allowed67.878th

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record21-20
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances20