TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama men's basketball won the SEC Championship on Saturday night, and while much of the attention will begin to shift to postseason play Crimson Tide fans are going to celebrate this for a while.
Let's face it, not many people expected this quick of an ascension, especially those who picked them for a fifth-place finish in the conference.
But men's basketball is far from the only program on campus in the midst of a successful run.
The football team begins spring practice soon, so expect storylines almost daily as Alabama initiates new players and coaches into "The Process".
Until then, though, we have a ton of action in winter and spring sports over the coming week.
Women's golf starts play at Gamecock Intercollegiate on Monday, a three-day tournament in Columbia, S.C.
With Mississippi State not on Alabama's softball schedule this season, the teams will play in Tuscaloosa on Wednesday (6 p.m. CT). The Crimson Tide also hosts the Easton T-Town Showdown, beginning Thursday and playing through the weekend.
Men's basketball hosts Auburn on Tuesday at 6 p.m. CT, the last home game of the season, and heads to Georgia for its regular-season finale against the Bulldogs on Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m. CT.
Baseball visits UAB for a Tuesday night matchup. First pitch is at 6 p.m. CT from Regions Field. Troy visits the Crimson Tide on Wednesday afternoon at 3 p.m. CT at the Joe; quick turnarounds so far for the baseball team. To finish the week, Alabama takes on College of Charleston for a weekend series in South Carolina beginning Friday night at 5 p.m. CT.
Women's basketball kicks off action Thursday in the SEC Tournament, then depending on its success, could play through the weekend.
Soccer hosts Montevallo on Thursday evening at 6 p.m. CT, then travels to Nashville to play Lipscomb on Sunday at 1 p.m. CT.
Men's tennis welcomes Auburn to Tuscaloosa on Friday night for a 6 p.m. CT contest.
Volleyball is at Texas A&M Friday night at 6 p.m. CT, then plays the Aggies again same time, same place on Saturday.
Gymnastics host Florida on Friday night for a 7:30 p.m. CT meet.
Women's tennis plays on The Plains at noon Saturday against Auburn.
Finally, the rowing team hosts Eastern Michigan for a meet on Saturday. Time is TBD.
Like any other week this spring, there is a stacked schedule of Crimson Tide teams playing, and most of which are televised.
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