Alabama Crimson Tide NCAA TOURNAMENT

March 16, 1995

Seed: No. 5

Record: 22-9

Conference: Southeastern (12-7, 2nd West)

Last NCAA appearance: 1994 lost in 2nd round to purdue, 83-73

NCAA history: 14-13

Rank: No. 20

Highest Rank: 18th

Players to Watch

Jamal Faulkner

Position: Forward

Height: 6-7

Weight: 215

Strengths: Faulkner provides offensive spark. He is the team's best one-on-one player. At 6-7, he also provides defensive versatility.

Antonio McDyess

Position: Center

Height: 6-9

Weight: 220

Strengths: Rebounding. Pulled down 20 boards, nine on the offensive end, against Arkansas in the SEC semifinal game. Leads team with 14 double-doubles

Coach's file

David Hobbs

Alabama record: 58-32

Career record: 58-32

NCAA tournament record: 1-1

Highlights: Hobbs has guided the Crimson Tide to back-to-back 20-win seasons and two straight NCAA tournament appearances. The former Alabama and VCU assistant is the second-winningest coach in Alabama history.

On playing Pennsylvania: "I don't know a whole lot about them. I just know they had the kid [Matt Maloney] who transferred from Vanderbilt and had a very good year at shooting guard. They'll be a tough assignment."

@GAME-BY-GAME RESULTS

Date .. .. Opponent .. .. .. .. ..Score .. .. .. .. ..W-L

Nov. 16 ...Kansas State* .. .. ...W 79-48 .. .. .. ...1-0

Nov. 18 ...at New Mexico* .. .. ..L 86-69 .. .. .... .1-1

Dec. 3 .. .at VCU .. .. . .. . ...W 75-57 .. .. .. ...2-1

Dec. 7 .. .Florida International .W 77-54 .. .. .. ...3-1

Dec. 17 ...Florida A&M .. .. .. ..W 95-48 .. .. .. .. 4-1

Dec. 19 ...Central Florida .. .. .W 73-60 .. .. .. ...5-1

Dec. 22 .. at Tulane .. .. .. .. .L 72-68 .. .. .. ...5-2

Dec. 28 .. TCU** .. .. .. .. .. ..W 83-64 .. .. .. ...6-2

Dec. 29 ...California** .. .. .. .W 76-73 .. .. .. ...7-2

Jan. 2 .. .Cent. Connecticut St. .W 86-39 .. .. .. ...8-2

Jan. 4 .. .at Vanderbilt ... .. ..L 75-74 .. .. .. ...8-3

Jan. 7 .. .VMI .. .. .. .. .. .. .W 93-67 .. .. .. ...8-3

Jan. 11 .. at Ole Miss .. .. .. ..W 74-60 .. .. .. ...9-3

Jan. 14 ...South Carolina .. .. ..W 91-59 .. .. .. ..10-3

Jan. 17 ...LSU .. .. .. .. .. .. .L 74-61 .. .. . ...10-4

Jan. 21 ...Mississippi State .. ..W 68-64 ... .. .. .11-4

Jan. 24 ...at Arkansas .. .. .. ..W 88-70 ... .. .. .12-4

Jan. 28 ...at Tennessee .. .. .. .W 69-46 .. .. .. ..13-4

Feb. 1 .. .Auburn .. .. .. .. .. .W 65-63 ... .. .. .14-4

Feb. 4 .. .Georgia .. .. .. .. ...L 72-58 .. .. .. ..14-5

Feb. 11 .. at LSU .. .. .. .. . ..W 74-66 .. .. .. ..15-5

Feb. 15 ...Arkansas .. .. .. .. ..L 86-80 .. .. .. ..15-6

Feb. 18 ...at Auburn .. .. .. .. .W 86-73 .. .. .. ..16-6

Feb. 21 ...Kentucky .. .. .. .. ..L 72-52 .. .. .. ..16-7

Feb. 25 ...at Florida .. .. .. ...W 69-66 .. .. .. ..17-7

Mar. 1 .. .Ole Miss .. .. . .. ...W 69-50 ... .. .. .18-7

Mar. 4 .. .at Mississippi State ..L 71-67 .. .. .. ..18-8

Mar. 9 .. .Tennessee*** .. .. .. .W 55-43 .. .. .. ..19-8

Mar. 10 ...Georgia*** .. .. .. ...W 68-57 .. .. .. ..20-8

Mar. 11 ...Arkansas .. .. .. .. ..L 69-58 .. .. .. ..20-9

*-at Preseason NIT

**-at Otis Spunkmeyer Classic

***-at SEC tournament

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