Nate Oats

Oats Embraces Preseason Expectations
Although a 16-15 is one step from mediocre, Oats has created an excitement for the program with his up-tempo philosophy and solid recruiting. The invitation to the Maui Invitational tournament bring a chance to show what the team has on the national stage. Oats seems to embrace the pre-season expect…
Alabama Basketball Ranked #14 in Preseason Poll
Chris Dortch's annual Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook made its 40th anniversary debut this week featuring 3 SEC teams ranked in the preseason top 25. Alabama, coming in at 14, is joined by two other SEC teams: Tennessee (5) and Kentucky (13).
National Analyst Ranks Tide Top Team in SEC
The NBA Draft withdrawal deadline has now come and gone and national basketball analyst Jeff Goodman of watchstadium.com has revealed his preseason top-25 rankings. Goodman ranks the Alabama Crimson Tide team 18th in the nation and makes them the top team in the SEC.
NCAA Approves On Campus Activities June 1
Somewhere in Tuscaloosa today Nick Saban, Nate Oats and Kristy Curry are smiling. According to Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports, the NCAA Division 1 Council voted to approve voluntary athletic activities in football and men's and women's basketball to start on June 1. This vote puts the power b…
Nate Oats on Inside The Locker Room
Alabama Head Basketball Coach Nate Oats joined Inside the Locker Room today to discuss this past season, the circumstances he is in now with recruiting and looking ahead till next year. Coach Oats discussed the SEC scheduling procedure, the three players who have their names in the NBA Draft and mor…
Primo Commits to Tide
Canadian combo guard Joshua Primo has committed to Nate Oats and the Crimson Tide. The 6'6" guard out of Royal Crown High School in Toronto Canada becomes the highest rated member of the Alabama 2020 signing class for Oats. Primo is a five-star prospect, the seventh overall combo guard and…
Bama Hoops Set for Postseason
The Alabama men’s basketball team finished the regular season on a two-game losing streak, losing at home to Vanderbilt and on the road to Missouri. Alabama is locked into the ninth seed of next week’s SEC tournament and will play the eighth seeded Tennessee Vols in the second round on…
Nate Oats, Bama’s next Coach
Nate Oats has been at Buffalo since 2015, and will now move to Tuscaloosa to catch the Tide!  Oats led Buffalo to the NCAA tournament each of the past two seasons with a 96-43 record in four seasons and coached under Bobby Hurley prior to 2015

From AD Greg Byrne
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