Davidson beats 10th-ranked Alabama

JD Davison, Julian Strawther

Alabama’s JD Davison (3) tries to drive past Gonzaga’s Julian Strawther (0) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The CM Newton Classic was a great night for college basketball fans in the Magic City.

However, for the Alabama Crimson Tide, the game didn’t go in their favor.  Davidson’s Luka Brajkovic hit a late 3-pointer to take a 79-78 win over the 10th ranked Crimson Tide on Tuesday.

Brajkovic led the Wildcats (9-2) with 22 points.

Alabama falls to 9-3 on the season and will open SEC play against No. 19 Tennessee a home on Dec. 29.

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