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Alabama makes the 2018 NCAA Tournament, will face Virginia Tech

Collin Sexton and the Tide will try their luck in this year’s Tourney.

NCAA Basketball: SEC Conference Tournament-Texas A&M vs Alabama Billy Hurst-USA TODAY Sports

It’s been six years, but the Alabama Crimson Tide are FINALLY back in the NCAA Tournament!

After a season in which star freshman Collin Sexton shined, the Tide earned themselves an at-large bid. While they didn’t get to 20 wins, they were still a very heart 19-15 with several quality wins. Including one over the 1 seed in the SEC Tournament, Auburn, in the SEC Tournament Quarterfinals.

The Tide will play their first game in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. They will play as a 9 seed against the Virginia Tech Hokies in the East Region.