The Alabama women’s basketball team returns to the hardwood Sunday when it hosts SMU at Coleman Coliseum. The game is scheduled to tip off at 2 p.m.
The Crimson Tide's Amber Richardson and Jasmine Walker are eligible for competition for the first time since transferring midyear during the 2016-17 season.
The Crimson Tide (6-3) enters Sunday’s game with a 4-0 record at home and is outscoring opponents by an average of 25.5 points per game (75.8-50.2) in Coleman Coliseum.
The Crimson Tide is led in scoring by senior Hannah Cook, who averages 13.1 points per game. Fellow senior Ashley Williams is averaging a team-best 7.1 rebounds, while sophomore Jordan Lewis leads the way in assists with 3.5 per game.
Sophomore Ashley Knight leads the team and ranks third in the SEC and 12th nationally in blocks per game with an average of 2.89.
As a team, the Crimson Tide is averaging 70.1 points per game, 14.1 more than its opponents, and is outrebounding the opposition 42.8-36.2.
SMU is holding opponents to only 57.9 points per game, ranking 53rd in the NCAA in scoring defense.
McKenzie Adams leads SMU in scoring with an average of 19.9 points per game, while sophomore Dai’ja Thomas tops the team in rebounds with 7.8 boards per contest. Senior Mikayla Reese leads the Mustangs in assists with 4.0 per game.