The No. 2 Alabama Crimson Tide was upset in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament by the No. 11 seeded UCLA Bruins 88-78. Alabama was attempting to make the Elite 8 for the first time since 2004. Alabama was able to force the game into overtime but was unable to overcome poor shooting to keep its historic season alive.
The keep the team from going stir-crazy in Indianapolis the program arraigned a few field trips to entertain the team. On Tuesday the team visited the Indianapolis Zoo and on Wednesday the team took a trip to Top Golf.
The No. 2 Alabama Crimson Tide is set to dance in the Sweet 16 on Sunday for the first time since 2004. This has already been a historic season for the Tide, winning both the SEC regular season and the tournament championship for the first time since 1987. The Crimson Tide will be matched up with No. 11 UCLA for the right to advance to the Elite 8 on Sunday at 6:15 p.m. CT.
The No. 2 seed Alabama Crimson Tide ran away from the No. 10 Maryland Terrapins to march into the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2004. The Crimson Tide made 16 3-point shots to take down the Terrapins 96-77.