Collin Sexton: Alabama ‘can only learn’ from narrow loss at Arizona

A win would have been enormous, but losing by 6 points on the road in one of the toughest places to play in college basketball isn’t that bad, either.

“We can only learn from this,” Alabama freshman guard Collin Sexton said after Saturday’s 88-82 loss to Arizona. “I feel like we’re going to have a whole lot of stuff to break down (Sunday) in film.”

Playing its first true road game of the season, Alabama (7-3) committed a season-low 8 turnovers and made 85.7 percent of its free throws, two major improvements from previous games. The Crimson Tide gave it away 24 times against Rhode Island on Dec. 6 and entered Saturday shooting 63 percent from the line, among the 20 worst rates in the country. ||