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UNDATED (AP) — Football has been slower to become immersed in the type of statistical analysis and data-based decision-making that has revolutionized sports such as baseball and basketball. But it is happening: Numbers are being crunched, probabilities are being studied and an increasing number of college football programs are using analytics to decide everything from when to go on fourth down to what prospect to offer a scholarship.

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama basketball coach Avery Johnson has received a two-year contract extension through 2023. Johnson will receive $2.9 million annually under the six-year deal. The Tide hasn't made the NCAA Tournament in either of Johnson's first two seasons. But the program led by the former NBA player and coach has brought in some highly-touted recruits.

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban doesn't plan to suspend defensive end Da'Shawn Hand for a driving under the influence arrest, because he wasn't actually operating the vehicle. Saban announced that decision following the first practice of fall camp.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Victoria Vivians playfully rolled her eyes when she got to her room the first day of USA Basketball training camp. The Mississippi State star's roommate for the week was South Carolina's A'ja Wilson.

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama basketball coach Avery Johnson has received a two-year contract extension through 2023. Johnson will receive $2.9 million annually under the six-year deal. The Tide hasn't made the NCAA Tournament in either of Johnson's first two seasons. But the program led by the former NBA player and coach has brought in some highly-touted recruits.

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama basketball coach Avery Johnson has received a two-year contract extension through 2023. Johnson will receive $2.9 million annually under the six-year deal. The Tide hasn't made the NCAA Tournament in either of Johnson's first two seasons. But the program led by the former NBA player and coach has brought in some highly-touted recruits.

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