December 31, 2006
As the new year rolls in, the Crimson Tide basketball team won't have much time to ponder the passing of time as they'll jump straight into what is undoubtedly the toughest month of the 2006-2007 campaign. January could be a cruel month for the Crimson Tide but it could also be a month that steels the team's resolve to become the first team in Alabama history to bring home an NCAA championship in basketball.
"You've got to love it," said head coach Mark Gottfried. "That's what you play for. I tell our team all the time, you don't come to Alabama to play in big games like these, you come to win them. Our guys are excited and they're ready for the SEC play to begin. Our league is going to be a lot of fun this year."
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