Oakland 45
Alabama 29 36 65
Date of game: 1/5/2013

Recap: Alabama vs. Oakland

Tuscaloosa, AL (Sports Network) - Trevor Releford scored a game-high 18 points as the Alabama Crimson Tide cruised by the Oakland Golden Grizzlies, 65-45, at Coleman Coliseum.

Releford was 8-of-12 from the floor including two 3-pointers in the Alabama (8-5) victory. Levi Randolph scored 15 and Rodney Cooper scored 11, snapping a two-game losing streak for the Crimson Tide.

For the Golden Grizzlies (7-10), Duke Mondy scored a team-high 11 points. Matt Poches and Travis Bader recorded 10 points a piece, snapping a two-game win streak for Oakland.

Alabama shot 54.2 percent from the floor while limiting Oakland to a mere 7- of-30 (.233) as Alabama took a 29-23 advantage at the half.

Oakland continued to struggle shooting making only 9-of-29 (.310) from the floor in the second half. Alabama shot 50 percent from the floor including 4-of-9 from long range to clinch the 20-point win in the second.

The Crimson Tide made 25-of-48 (.521) from the floor while limiting the Golden Grizzlies to a meager 16-of-59 (.271) shooting on the day.

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