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Is This Saturday the Biggest Home Game in Alabama Basketball History? Just a Minute

No. 14 Alabama hosts No. 4 Tennessee in a top-15 showdown for first place in the SEC with College GameDay in town.

Welcome to BamaCentral’s "Just a Minute," a daily video series featuring BamaCentral's Alabama beat writers. Three times a week, the writers will group up to provide their take on a topic concerning the Crimson Tide or the landscape of college sports.

Watch the video above as BamaCentral staff writers Blake Byler and Katie Windham discuss Alabama basketball's huge matchup with Tennessee this weekend. College GameDay is coming to Tuscaloosa for the first time ever for basketball. Plus, it will be just the second top-15 showdown inside Coleman Coliseum of the Nate Oats era. Oh, and the winner stakes claim to first place in the SEC with one week to go. 

BamaCentral’s "Just A Minute" Panel

Blake Byler: Blake Byler is a staff writer for BamaCentral and primarily covers Alabama basketball and football. He has covered a wide variety of Crimson Tide sports since 2021, including golf, softball, baseball, and more. He served as the sports editor of The Crimson White while in school, and began writing full-time for BamaCentral in 2023 following his graduation from The University of Alabama.

Katie Windham: Katie Windham is the assistant editor for BamaCentral, primarily covering football, basketball gymnastics and softball. She is a two-time graduate of the University of Alabama and has covered a variety of Crimson Tide athletics since 2019 for outlets like The Tuscaloosa News, The Crimson White and the Associated Press before joining BamaCentral full time in 2021. Windham has covered College Football Playoff games, the Women's College World Series, NCAA March Madness and SEC Tournaments and championships in multiple sports.

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