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Mitchell Soars, But Bama Loses

Tony Mitchell

There have been some impressive dunkers in Coleman Coliseum over the years, both for Alabama and its opponents. One who comes to mind is former Georgia and Atlanta Hawks star Dominique Wilkins, who could throw them down with the best of them. Another is Gerald Wallace of the Portland Trail Blazers, who in his one season at The Capstone delighted many a home fan with his vicious dunks.

Both brought excitement and energy both to their teams and the crowd. Such players sell tickets. That's the kind of high-flying player 6-foot-6, 210-pound Alabama junior forward Tony Mitchell has become, a guy who delights the home crowd and torments the opposing team and its coaches with his acrobatic slams. And he's worth the price of admission. Such was the case in Alabama's 57-55 home... Recommended Stories