By (Tyler Waldrep)

Alabama led by five points at the half, but the Crimson Tide’s loss against Oregon was fresh in coach Avery Johnson’s mind.

Then, Alabama had blown a 12-point lead thanks in large part to second half turnovers. Johnson values the first few minutes of both halves, and that wasn’t the first time Alabama had failed to start off the second half off the wrong way.

On Saturday, Alabama used a 15-5 run to put Norfolk State away and win the game 68-49.

“I liked our intensity. The first seven, five to seven minutes of the second half is where I wanted to see where we were,” Johnson said. “That’s been a weakness that I thought we overcame tonight.”

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Source:: The Crimson White Sports