Do not adjust your screen, or send a message stating the name of the opponent is wrong.
Alabama basketball is not hosting Houston on Saturday.
Houston paused all team-related activities on Dec. 8 following COVID-19 issues. The Cougars postponed Dec. 9 and Dec. 12 home games against Sam Houston State and Rice, respectively, and canceled the trip to Tuscaloosa.
However, the team resumed basketball operations on Tuesday, and has since added a home game against Alcorn State on Sunday.
So Alabama instead added Western Kentucky.
We don’t quite get it either, but understand that changes like this will likely continue to happen this season, especially for non-conference games. Alabama is slated to open SEC play Dec. 29, with its final non-conference game on the schedule the SEC/Big 12 Challenge on Jan. 30, when it visits Oklahoma.
Alabama has never hosted Western Kentucky before, but the Hilltoppers’ coach is certainly familiar