November 15, 2006

Tide hoops rallying around Davidson

When the 10th-ranked Alabama basketball team leaves today for the Virgin Islands, they'll be doing so without star forward Jermareo Davidson. Davidson, who was off to what seemed to be a dream senior season, suffered a devastating loss off the court last weekend when an auto accident claimed the life of his girlfriend Brandy Nicole Murphy.

Davidson was in the car with Murphy coming back to Tuscaloosa from Atlanta, where both are originally from, but was not injured in the crash. However, the psychological damage done won't likely heal anytime soon.

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