School basketball rankings: Alabama holds at No. 4 in Prime 25 And 1 as Brandon Miller continues to shine
Alabama’s Brandon Miller was a consensus five-star prospect within the Class of 2022, and guys like that all the time include huge expectations. Typically they meet them. Different occasions they don’t. Protected to say, Miller is the previous.
The 6-9 freshman continued his stellar first (and certain solely) yr of school basketball Tuesday evening within the Crimson Tide’s 91-88 win over Memphis. Miller took 13 pictures, made seven of them and completed with 24 factors, eight rebounds and 5 assists in 33 minutes. He sank 4 of the eight 3-pointers he tried, and is now averaging team-highs in factors (18.5) and rebounds (8.4) whereas taking pictures 43.7% from 3-point vary on 7.1 makes an attempt per recreation.
“He needs to win,” stated Alabama coach Nate Oats. “He is a child who is de facto invested in Alabama basketball [and] needs to make us nearly as good a group as we could be. After we want him to rebound, defend, get some deflections, he is been ready to try this for us.”
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Miller has scored not less than 24 factors thrice and is the most important motive Alabama is 9-1 with wins over Houston, North Carolina and Memphis. The lone defeat is an 82-67 loss to a UConn group that is 11-0 with 11 double-digit wins. That is a robust resume for Alabama and why the Crimson Tide stays No. 4 in Wednesday morning’s up to date CBS Sports activities Prime 25 And 1 each day faculty basketball rankings.
Subsequent up for Alabama is Saturday’s showdown with Gonzaga in Birmingham. The Zags, ranked twelfth within the Prime 25 And 1, will enter the sport with an 8-3 document that includes wins over Kentucky, Xavier and Michigan State and losses to Purdue, Texas and Baylor.
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