The Alabama Crimson Tide kicked off the season with an impressive win, but will face a tougher test at home on Friday night when they take on the South Dakota State Jackrabbits.
Alabama defeated Louisiana Tech 93-64 on Tuesday night to open the 2021 season. Keon Ellis led all scorers with 18 points, including going 3-4 from three-point range. Jaden Shackelford was 4-10 from three-point range for 17 points, and five total players were in double figures with JD Davison, Juwan Gary, and Darius Miles all breaking 10 points in a bench role.
South Dakota State took care of Bradley 81-65 in Brookings on Tuesday. Baylor Scheierman shined with 10 points and 14 rebounds, and Douglas Wilson was the high scorer with 20 points, including 10-10 from the free throw line. As a team the Jackrabbits were 9-20 from three-point range, and forced 15 turnovers from the Braves.
How to watch Alabama vs. South Dakota State
When: Friday, November 12th, 8:00 p.m. ET
Where: Coleman Coliseum, Tuscaloosa, AL
Where to stream online: SEC Network+, ESPN+
Live updates and stats: At DraftKings Sportsbook
Spread: Alabama -12
Just a 12-point favorite? That’s light work for Nate Oats and his Crimson Tide. They’ll get up and down the court and clear that threshold against the Jackrabbits with ease.
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