Boxscore
Alabama 80, West Alabama 49
Sunday, November 11, 2012 5:00 PM
Location - Coleman Coliseum, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Officials - Bob Barker, Tom Courtney, Guy Pagano
Attendance - 10443

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
West Alabama 25 24 49
Alabama 36 44 80

Recap


Alabama 80, West Alabama 49: Trevor Lacey scored a career-high 23 points and Rodney Cooper added 16 points and seven rebounds as the Crimson Tide pulled away from the NCAA Division II Tigers in the 2K Sports Classic.

Alabama (2-0) received 14 points off the bench from Trevor Releford. Lacey, who hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to lift Alabama to a 70-67 win over South Dakota State in its opener, was 5-of-5 from beyond the arc as the Tide went 9-of-19 beyond the arc.

West Alabama (0-1) never led but kept it close for most of the first half. The Tigers were within 15-14 midway through the half before Alabama extended its lead to 36-25 by the break.

Jack Hill, a transfer from NCAA Division I St. Peter’s, came off the bench with 18 points and 13 rebounds to lead West Alabama.

Rodney Cooper added 16 points and seven rebounds for Alabama.

GAME NOTEBOOK: After going 14-for-14 from the foul line in the opener, the Crimson Tide were just 17-of-28 (60.7 percent) from the line Sunday. … The Tide received 25 points from their reserves as their bench is averaging 29 points through two games. … Alabama will play in the finals of the 2K Sports Classic at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 15-16 along with Oregon State, Purdue and Villanova.

West Alabama Tigers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
TOTAL   18-56 4-21 9-14 13 25 38 9 19 5 24 4 49
  32.1% 19.0% 64.3% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 24

Alabama Crimson Tide

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Rodney Cooper 29:00 6-14 2-7 2-5 4 3 7 1 3 1 1 0 16
Moussa Gueye 16:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 1 2 3 0 3 0 2 1 0
Trevor Lacey 22:00 8-12 5-5 2-2 0 3 3 4 3 3 2 0 23
Levi Randolph 25:00 3-6 1-2 0-2 3 2 5 2 1 2 1 0 7
Devonta Pollard 29:00 4-10 0-0 1-3 0 4 4 3 1 2 1 2 9
Retin Obasohan 11:00 0-0 0-0 0-1 1 1 2 2 5 0 2 0 0
Andrew Steele 15:00 1-1 0-0 2-3 0 3 3 0 1 0 1 0 4
Trevor Releford 22:00 3-7 1-3 7-8 1 1 2 3 0 2 1 0 14
Nick Jacobs 12:00 1-4 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 2
Carl Engstrom 13:00 1-2 0-0 2-2 0 1 1 0 1 0 3 1 4
Julian Goode 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dakota Slaughter 3:00 0-2 0-2 0-0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Isaiah Wilson 2:00 0-0 0-0 1-2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1
TOTAL 200 27-59 9-19 17-28 11 22 33 15 18 13 14 5 80
  45.8% 47.4% 60.7% Team Rebs: 5   Total TO: 14
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