Coleman Coliseum, Tuscaloosa, Alabama; Friday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 14 Alabama hosts Oakland in an early season matchup. Oakland blew out Toledo by 21 on Wednesday. Alabama is coming off a 73-68 win over South Alabama on Tuesday.
LEADING THE CHARGE: Alabama’s Keon Ellis has averaged 17 points, 9.3 rebounds and 2.3 steals while Jaden Shackelford has put up 19.3 points and 7.3 rebounds. For the Golden Grizzlies, Jamal Cain has averaged 19.3 points, 12 rebounds and 2.7 steals while Jalen Moore has put up 12.3 points, four rebounds and seven assists.