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No. 14 Alabama vs. South Dakota State live stream: How and what to watch for college basketball matchup

The Crimson Tide and Jackrabbits get together for what should be a good one on Friday night.

Alabama Crimson Tide forward Tyler Barnes celebrates with Alabama Crimson Tide guard Jusaun Holt after Barnes hit a goal at the buzzer after coming off the bench in the closing minutes of the game against Louisiana Tech Bulldogs at Coleman Coliseum.  Marvin Gentry-USA TODAY Sports

The Alabama Crimson Tide kicked off the season with an impressive win, but will face a tougher test at home on Friday night when they take on the South Dakota State Jackrabbits.

Alabama defeated Louisiana Tech 93-64 on Tuesday night to open the 2021 season. Keon Ellis led all scorers with 18 points, including going 3-4 from three-point range. Jaden Shackelford was 4-10 from three-point range for 17 points, and five total players were in double figures with JD Davison, Juwan Gary, and Darius Miles all breaking 10 points in a bench role.

South Dakota State took care of Bradley 81-65 in Brookings on Tuesday. Baylor Scheierman shined with 10 points and 14 rebounds, and Douglas Wilson was the high scorer with 20 points, including 10-10 from the free throw line. As a team the Jackrabbits were 9-20 from three-point range, and forced 15 turnovers from the Braves.

How to watch Alabama vs. South Dakota State

When: Friday, November 12th, 8:00 p.m. ET
Where: Coleman Coliseum, Tuscaloosa, AL
Where to stream online: SEC Network+, ESPN+
Live updates and stats: At DraftKings Sportsbook


Spread: Alabama -12
Total: 162

The Pick

Alabama -12

Just a 12-point favorite? That’s light work for Nate Oats and his Crimson Tide. They’ll get up and down the court and clear that threshold against the Jackrabbits with ease.

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