Since we’re already down in New Orleans for BCS coverage, there won’t be any live basketball blogging from the Georgia Tech game.
You can watch the action on ESPNU and consider the following important details while doing so.
Alabama lineup: G Trevor Lacey, 6-3, Fr., 7.0 ppg., 3.2 rpg.; F Tony Mitchell, 6-6, Jr., 15.2 ppg., 7.5 rpg.; G Trevor Releford, 6-1, So., 12.0 ppg., 3.3 assists; G Levi Randolph, 6-5, Fr., 6.2 ppg., 4.4 rpg.; F Nick Jacobs, 6-8, Fr., 5.6 ppg., 3.6 rpg.
Georgia Tech lineup: G Mfon Udofia, 6-2, Jr., 10.4 ppg., 2.5 assists; C Daniel Miller, 6-11, So., 9.0 ppg., 7.5 rpg.; G Brandon Reed, 6-3, So., 8.2 ppg., 4.2 rpg.; F Kammeon Holsey, 6-8, So., 9.2 ppg., 4.5 rpg.; G Glen Rice Jr., 6-5, Jr., 13.2 ppg., 7.1 rpg.
Noteworthy: This will be Alabama’s second true road game of the season after losing 74-62 at Dayton on Dec. 7, but will be seventh game away from Tuscaloosa. …The Crimson Tide is 4-2 away from Coleman Coliseum. … Georgia Tech is on a two-game losing streak after losing to Mercer and Fordham. … Alabama leads the all-time series with the Yellow Jackets 40-28 after winning the last meeting in 2009. … Only four of Alabama’s opponents have crossed the 60-point barrier as the Tide scoring defense ranks 12th nationally … The game will be played in the NBA home of the Atlanta Hawks because its on-campus arena is being renovated. … Neither team has a senior in the projected starting lineups. … This will be Alabama’s final non-conference game before opening SEC play Jan. 7 at Georgia.
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