Alabama defeated Vanderbilt 77-62 in men’s college basketball among rivals of the SEC at Nashville, TN on Wednesday evening. John Petty, Jr. notched a game-high 23 points for the Crimson Tide, who improved to 11-7 overall and 4-2 in conference play. Petty reached a milestone with the 1,000th point of his career. He also had 10 rebounds. Vandy has fallen to 8-10 and 0-5.

The Tide will host Kansas State in a non-conference match on Saturday. Tip off is set for 6 pm Eastern. That game will be broadcast on WLAQ 1410 AM and 96.9 FM; air time is 5 pm from Learfield IMG College.

Georgia Tech fell to No. 6 Louisville 68-64 in an ACC men’s basketball game at Louisville, KY on Wednesday night. The Yellow Jackets will head back to the McCamish Pavilion on the Georgia Tech campus in Atlanta this Saturday for a conference match versus NC State at 4 pm. Catch select Yellow Jackets basketball games this season on WLAQ.

And in men’s college basketball involving a local team – Georgia Highlands College’s Chargers beat Gordon State College 81-76 in a GCAA outing down in Barnesville, GA on Wednesday evening.