TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Alabama has signed graduate transfer forward Bola Olaniyan from Southern Illinois. Crimson Tide coach Avery Johnson said Monday that Olaniyan adds experience, leadership and rebounding to the Crimson Tide. He averaged 5.2 points and 6.0 rebounds during his career at Southern Illinois while shooting 51.3 percent. Show More Summary
Avery appeared on Wimp and Barry Sanderson's radio show on Tide 102.9 in Tuscaloosa. Topics covered include Avery's humanitarian efforts in the aftermath of the flooding in Baton Rouge, Avery's thoughts on the 16-17 team, the status of Bola Olaniyan, recruiting, the end of last season and Gregg Popovich. Alabama Hoops Feed. FEED ME!
Alabama basketball coach Avery Johnson has donated a truckload of supplies to help flood victims in Louisiana
Avery Johnson has been winning over Tide fans since he was hired. One reason for this is the thought he's put into promoting the program. Whether it's bringing students back to games by improving the student section or taking the time...Show More Summary
I step into a theater for two hours to watch Captain America and Iron Man work out their differences, and Avery Johnson and his staff land a new commitment. Daniel Giddens, a 6'10, 228 lb Center, has committed to Alabama after one year at Ohio State. Show More Summary
Marques Bolden down to Duke and Kentucky, but Avery Johnson and Alabama had a shot
Chris Stewart, the radio voice of Bama Hoops, interviews Coach Avery. Topics covered include the state of the program, transfers, recruiting and the summer basketball camps. Alabama Hoops Feed. FEED ME!
If true a good hire. Probably not a long term gig as I suspect he'll be a HC again in another year or 2.I'll take it. Alabama Hoops Feed. FEED ME!
Coach Avery Johnson's first year was a roller-coaster ride with amazing upsets and bad losses. In the end, this team exceeded expectations, and left us with a lot of hope and excitement for the future despite a very disappointing finish. Show More Summary
Everyone agrees: Ulis is an NBA player. NASHVILLE, Tenn. --€” Take it from one undersized point guard to another: Kentucky's Tyler Ulis has a bright future in the NBA. Alabama coach Avery Johnson isn't the best person to ask Ulis' future...Show More Summary
There's another 5-star on the market after the Dallas native chose to back off his pledge to Alabama. The crown jewel of Avery Johnson's first full recruiting class at Alabama has decided to reopen his recruitment. Terrance Ferguson,...Show More Summary
Avery Johnson is still the man. After his Crimson Tide beat Auburn, 65-57, on Saturday in Tuscaloosa, things got wild in the Alabama locker room. With Young Thug's "Best Friend" playing in the background, the head coach "Hit Dem Folks." You knew something was going to happen by the way Johnson strutted in. Show More Summary
Led by Alabama's Avery Johnson, the SEC's four first-year head men's basketball coaches are already paying dividends either in more wins or just big ones
The Crimson Tide are 16-11 thanks to a multimillion-dollar investment and the hiring of Avery Johnson, who is pursuing athletes he might shape into the kind of player he was.
Avery Johnson, Alabama start tough 3-game stretch with No. 15 Texas A&M
If you’re an Alabama fan, you couldn’t have been blamed for feeling underwhelmed when athletic director Bill Battle introduced Avery Johnson and his infectious smile as the next Crimson Tide basketball coach. Battle had swung hard for Wichita State’s Gregg Marshall and had come up empty. Show More Summary
Bama was able to take advantage of their significant size, strength, and athleticism advantage to secure the first official win of the Coach Avery Johnson era. Alabama took an early 15-3 game, and it looked as though it may be a route, but give credit to a scrappy KSU bunch for not going away quietly. Show More Summary
The Avery Johnson era officially begins tomorrow night at 7:30 PM when the season tips off against Kennesaw State. The game will be the second of a doubleheader, which also includes the women's team tipping off their season against Alabama A&M at 4:30 PM. Show More Summary
Alabama's Avery Johnson's college coaching debut in far different scenario from NBA start
The Avery Johnson era is off to a good start with a 87-65 win in an exhibition game against the Division II TNU Trojans. Although these games are ultimately meaningless, and have proven to be poor predictors for the season ahead; winning...Show More Summary