Crimson Tide Radio and Television Information

Sports Network

The Crimson Tide Sports Network (CTSN) will bring Alabama basketball to fans around the state by radio on the Crimson Tide Sports Network and to fans around the world, via the internet with a link through the Tide's official website and on XM Radio.

The CTSN's basketball crew includes Chris Stewart calling the play-by-play and former Tide player Bryan Passink providing color and analysis. Tom Stipe is the producer/engineer for the radio broadcast crew.

Alabama's basketball broadcasts are produced by the Crimson Tide Sports Network, which is a joint venture between Learfield Communications of Jefferson City, Mo., and IMG College of Winston-Salem, N.C. CTSN is headquartered in Tuscaloosa with Jim Carabin as its general manager. CTSN sales executives include Brooks Blakey, Tom Brooks, Luke Holcomb, Tyler Keys and Chris Hand.

Gameday coverage of Alabama basketball begins one hour before tipoff time and includes the pre-game comments of coach Avery Johnson. After each game, the crew visits with coach Johnson and Alabama players, who made an impact on the game.

Anniston WHMA 95.5
Arab WAFN 92.7
Ashland WCKF 100.7
Birmingham WJOX 94.5/690
Brewton WKNU 106.3
Centre WEIS 990/100.5
Cullman WFMH 1340
Decatur WWTM 1400
Dothan WBBK 93.1
Eufaula WNRA 1240
Florence WYTK 93.9
Fort Payne WFPA 1400
Gadsden WAAX 570
Georgiana WFXX 107.7
Haleyville WWWH 1230
Huntsville WUMP 730, WVNN 770/92.5
Jackson, Al. WHOD-FM 94.5
Jasper WJLX 1240/101.5
Linden WINL 98.5
Maplesville WLGD 106.3
Mobile WZEW 92.1
Monroeville WMFC 99.3
Montgomery/Prattville/Selma WDXX 100.1, WXFX 95.1, WLWI 1440
Oneonta WCRL 1570/95.3
Russellville WGOL 920
Scottsboro WWIC 1050
Tallassee WTLS 1300/106.5
Tuscaloosa WFFN 95.3, WDMG 99.1, WTSK 790
Vernon WJEC 106.5
West Point, Ga. WCJM 100.9
Winfield WKXM 1300/97.7

Hey, Coach

It's the greeting Alabama fans typically use to open the call: "Hey, Coach," and that's also the name of CTSN's weekly call-in show. From August through Nov. 25, "Hey, Coach" airs every Thursday night from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. CT. The show moves to Monday nights from 6-7 pm. CT beginning on Monday, November 30. Chris Stewart plays host to the show live at Bob's Victory Grill in Tuscaloosa. Coach Avery Johnson joins the show during the basketball season to answer questions from Alabama fans on the phone and at the restaurant.

The Avery Johnson Show

Basketball fans get an insider's view each week during the season on "The Avery Johnson Show." The Tide's head coach offers insight on Alabama's week, previewing the games ahead and reviewing the recent games. Chris Stewart is the host of the 30-minute show. The show airs on Birmingham's CBS-42, Montgomery's WNCF-32, Tuscaloosa's WVUA, Huntsville's WZDX-54 and Cox Sports Television.

The Avery Johnson Show: January 7 - March 3
Birmingham WIAT 42 Saturday 11:00am
Tuscaloosa WVUA 23 Monday 6:30pm
Montgomery WNCF 32 Sunday 10:00pm
Huntsville WZDX 54 Saturday 12:00pm
  Comcast Sports Southeast Friday 4:30pm
Louisiana Cox Sports TV Friday 10:00pm

TideTV This Week

Alabama fans can see more of the Tide each week on CTSN's 30-minute weekly television show, "Tide TV This Week." Chris Stewart hosts this weekly look at all the Tide's teams, with emphasis on basketball from November through the NCAA Tournament. The show airs on CBS42 in Birmingham, WVUA in Tuscaloosa, WNCF-32 in Montgomery, WAMY-8 in Huntsville and WJTC-44 in Mobile.

    The Battle Plan