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Hooping it up at old Football U.

On New Year's Day, keep an eye out for school colors you'll see often again in March.

Updated: December 31, 2002, 5:20 PM ET
By Pat Forde | Special to ESPN.com

To all who think New Year's Day and March Madness are mutually exclusive, we have this news bulletin:

Alabama is the Associated Press poll's No. 1 basketball team in the nation.

That's Allla-bamaaa, as Keith Jackson used to say. Bear Bryant U. Where the backup deep-snapper tends to be better known than the starting point guard. The epitome of the term "football school."

A university that claims 12 football national championships of varying types sits on top of Hoopsworld ...

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