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Alabama Inks Two Hoop Players In Early Period

Alabama men's basketball inked a pair of interior players on Wednesday during the early signing period, November 14th – November 21st. Shannon Hale is a 6'7", 205 pound sure-handed forward currently attending the Christ School (Arden, NC). Jimmie Taylor, a 6'9", 215 pound defensive-minded center, roams the paint for Greensboro High School (AL).

Shannon Hale has been an Alabama commitment since October 2010, never wavering from his early pledge to the Tide. The four-star rated Tennessee native is ranked as the 98th best overall by FOXSportsNEXT.com and 23rd at the power forward position. Hale was the leading scorer as a two-year starter at Science Hill HS (Johnson City, TN) prior to transferring to the Episcopal college preparatory...

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