Alabama 65, Oakland 45

Saturday, January 5, 2013 4:00 PM
Location - Coleman Coliseum, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Officials - Pat Evans, Tony Henderson, Anthony Jordan
Attendance - 10081

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Oakland 23 22 45
Alabama 29 36 65

Recap

Alabama 65, Oakland 45: Trevor Releford scored 18 points and Levi Randolph added 15 as the host Crimson Tide tamed the Golden Grizzlies.

Rodney Cooper added 11 points and Alabama (8-5) shot 52.1 percent from the field while winning for just the second time in seven games.

Duke Mondy scored 11 points and Travis Bader added 10 for Oakland (7-10), which shot a season-low 27.1 percent from the field, scored its fewest points of the season and dropped to 3-10 on the road.

Alabama led 29-23 at halftime and began pulling early in the second half. A 3-pointer by Cooper started a 10-0 spurt that saw the Crimson Tide take a 43-27 lead with 14:25 to play. Oakland was back within eight with just over 11 minutes left before Randolph and Releford hit back-to-back 3-pointers to start a 12-0 surge that gave Alabama a 57-37 advantage with 6:56 remaining.

Oakland’s last lead was at 12-11 less than nine minutes into the contest. The Crimson Tide answered with eight straight points.

GAME NOTEBOOK:
Alabama had a 36-29 rebounding edge with C Moussa Gueye matching his season-high with nine off the bench. … Oakland was 2-of-10 from 3-point range. Bader was 1-of-5 to raise his career count to 284, two behind Brad Buddenborg (1998-2002) for third place in school history. … Releford needs 22 points to become the 46th player in Crimson Tide history to reach 1,000 career points.

Oakland Golden Grizzlies

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Duke Mondy 32:00 3-10 1-3 4-4 1 2 3 2 3 2 4 0 11
Drew Valentine 34:00 2-6 0-0 3-5 2 5 7 2 3 3 2 0 7
Ryan Bass 28:00 1-13 0-2 0-0 2 2 4 1 2 1 1 0 2
Corey Petros 29:00 1-7 0-0 0-0 3 3 6 0 0 1 0 0 2
Travis Bader 39:00 4-14 1-5 1-3 0 3 3 0 3 1 1 0 10
Matt Poches 14:00 4-7 0-0 2-2 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 10
Raphael Carter 10:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 2 1 3 0 1 0 1 1 0
Dante Williams 4:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 1 2 3 0 3 0 1 0 2
Lloyd Neely II 8:00 0-0 0-0 1-2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Joey Asbury 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 16-59 2-10 11-16 11 18 29 7 16 8 13 1 45
  27.1% 20.0% 68.8% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 13

Alabama Crimson Tide

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Trevor Releford 29:00 8-12 2-4 0-2 1 0 1 4 1 2 2 0 18
Nick Jacobs 19:00 3-7 0-0 0-0 2 5 7 0 2 0 1 3 6
Trevor Lacey 29:00 0-5 0-3 4-6 0 4 4 7 1 1 0 1 4
Levi Randolph 32:00 6-11 3-5 0-0 0 3 3 2 3 0 1 0 15
Rodney Cooper 28:00 3-5 1-3 4-6 1 3 4 1 2 1 2 0 11
Moussa Gueye 20:00 2-3 0-0 0-0 1 8 9 0 3 0 2 2 4
Devonta Pollard 14:00 1-1 0-0 0-1 0 2 2 0 2 1 3 1 2
Andrew Steele 17:00 1-2 0-1 0-0 2 2 4 2 0 1 2 0 2
Retin Obasohan 8:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 1 2 1 1 0 2
Isaiah Wilson 1:00 0-0 0-0 1-2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Julian Goode 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Keon Blackledge 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dakota Slaughter 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 25-48 6-16 9-17 7 29 36 17 17 7 14 7 65
  52.1% 37.5% 52.9% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 14