February 7, 2007

Tide wins thriller over MSU

It may go down as a thriller but there was nothing shocking to Tide fans about Ronald Steele's game-winning layup that sealed an 80-79 victory for the Tide over Mississippi State on Wednesday night.

Steele's shot was the junior's second game-winner of the season and pushed the Tide to 18-5 overall, 5-4 in Southeastern Conference play.

"I knew I was going to try and get a shot up and if I didn't make it we were going to tip it back in," said Steele, who finished with 10 points and 7 assists. "I had confidence that either I will make a play or somebody else on the court would make a play if I didn't."

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