Here is the latest Alabama sports news from The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — Alabama beat Villanova 77-55 on Friday night, running away in the second half to win the 2K Sports Classic benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project. Trevor Releford scored 25 points. Rodney Cooper had 17 points and the Crimson Tide (4-0) broke it open with some sharp 3-point shooting.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Auburn eked out a 55-51 victory over College of Charleston at the Charleston Classic last night. Frankie Sullivan scored 20 of his 24 points in the second half.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder rolled to their sixth victory in seven games, 110-95 over the New Orleans Hornets last night. Kevin Durant and Kevin Martin each scored 27 points.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Wildcats' seniors will be recognized before tonight's home finale against Samford and they are determined to follow up with their first victory in over two months. A lot has happened since Kentucky routed Kent State 47-14 on Sept. 8. Injuries have forced the Wildcats to use 46 underclassmen including 26 freshmen. The team has had an eight-game losing streak.