This Sweet 16 NCAA Tournament matchup between the No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide (31-5) and No. 5 San Diego State Aztecs (29-6) will decide which of the teams is heading to the South Region bracket final when it tips off on Friday at KFC Yum! Center, beginning at 6:30 PM, airing on TBS.

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Alabama vs. San Diego State Game Info

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Alabama Stats Insights

  • This season, the Crimson Tide have a 44.6% shooting percentage from the field, which is 3.5% higher than the 41.1% of shots the Aztecs' opponents have made.
  • Alabama has a 19-2 straight-up record in games it shoots higher than 41.1% from the field.
  • The Crimson Tide are the top rebounding team in the nation, the Aztecs sit at 95th.
  • The Crimson Tide record 82.3 points per game, 19.2 more points than the 63.1 the Aztecs allow.
  • Alabama has a 26-3 record when scoring more than 63.1 points.

San Diego State Stats Insights

  • The Aztecs' 44.6% shooting percentage from the field this season is 7.5 percentage points higher than the Crimson Tide have allowed to their opponents (37.1%).
  • This season, San Diego State has a 22-6 record in games the team collectively shoots higher than 37.1% from the field.
  • The Aztecs are the 95th-ranked rebounding team in the country, the Crimson Tide sit at 11th.
  • The Aztecs score just 3.7 more points per game (71.9) than the Crimson Tide give up (68.2).
  • When San Diego State allows fewer than 82.3 points, it is 24-5.

Alabama Home & Away Comparison

  • Alabama averages 89.5 points per game in home games, compared to 73.7 points per game when playing on the road, a difference of 15.8 points per contest.
  • Defensively the Crimson Tide have played better in home games this year, giving up 65 points per game, compared to 69 in away games.
  • When playing at home, Alabama is averaging 2.4 more three-pointers per game (11.1) than away from home (8.7). It also owns a higher three-point percentage at home (35.1%) compared to when playing on the road (31.1%).

San Diego State Home & Away Comparison

  • San Diego State scores 75.4 points per game at home, and 68.9 away.
  • The Aztecs are allowing fewer points at home (60.4 per game) than away (65.6).
  • Beyond the arc, San Diego State sinks fewer 3-pointers away (7.5 per game) than at home (8.2), but makes a higher percentage on the road (38.7%) than at home (37.4%).

Alabama Schedule

Date Opponent Score Arena
3/12/2023 Texas A&M W 82-63 Bridgestone Arena
3/16/2023 Texas A&M-CC W 96-75 Legacy Arena at BJCC
3/18/2023 Maryland W 73-51 Legacy Arena at BJCC
3/24/2023 San Diego State - KFC Yum! Center

San Diego State Schedule

Date Opponent Score Arena
3/11/2023 Utah State W 62-57 Thomas & Mack Center
3/16/2023 Charleston (SC) W 63-57 Amway Center
3/18/2023 Furman W 75-52 Amway Center
3/24/2023 Alabama - KFC Yum! Center