Alabama may have delivered a win — and a drive — for the ages. Down 17-14 with fewer than two minutes remaining, ‘Bama gained possession on its own 28-yard line following a missed Drew Alleman field goal. AJ McCarron, who appeared rattled for most of the second half, completed three consecutive passes to junior wideout Kevin Norwood. Then the Tide completed the comeback: McCarron hooked up with freshman back T.J. Yeldon (pictured), who deked a defender and raced 28 yards to the end zone. Nick Saban’s squad improved to 9-0, while LSU’s Zach Mettenberger silenced many critics in defeat. He completed 24-of-35 passes for 298 yards and a touchdown. (AP)
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Alabama may have delivered a win — and a drive — for the ages. Down 17-14 with fewer than two minutes remaining, ‘Bama gained possession on its own 28-yard line following a missed Drew Alleman field goal. AJ McCarron, who appeared rattled for most of the second half, completed three consecutive passes to junior wideout Kevin Norwood. Then the Tide completed the comeback: McCarron hooked up with freshman back T.J. Yeldon (pictured), who deked a defender and raced 28 yards to the end zone. Nick Saban’s squad improved to 9-0, while LSU’s Zach Mettenberger silenced many critics in defeat. He completed 24-of-35 passes for 298 yards and a touchdown. (AP)

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They don’t make them like Shaquille O’Neal anymore, especially when it comes to scoring, says SI’s Luke Winn. In his latest piece, Winn mourns the loss of high-scoring college basketball matchups, noting that 2012 was the slowest and lowest-scoring season in modern era college hoops. In 1990, Shaquille O’Neal’s LSU squad and Hank Gathers’ Loyola-Marymount put up a combined 298 points, a total that likely won’t be matched anytime soon. (Brad Messina/Getty Images)
WINN: The lost art of scoring: Revisiting the 1990 LSU-LMU epicGALLERY: Classic Photos of Shaquille O’Neal

They don’t make them like Shaquille O’Neal anymore, especially when it comes to scoring, says SI’s Luke Winn. In his latest piece, Winn mourns the loss of high-scoring college basketball matchups, noting that 2012 was the slowest and lowest-scoring season in modern era college hoops. In 1990, Shaquille O’Neal’s LSU squad and Hank Gathers’ Loyola-Marymount put up a combined 298 points, a total that likely won’t be matched anytime soon. (Brad Messina/Getty Images)

WINN: The lost art of scoring: Revisiting the 1990 LSU-LMU epic
GALLERY: Classic Photos of Shaquille O’Neal

"Pistol" Pete Maravich, one of the most exciting players in basketball history, would’ve turned 65 on Friday. The LSU graduate remains the all-time leading scorer in Division 1 history with 3,367 points, an average of 44 points per game. He was also a five-time NBA all-star and a member of the league’s 50th anniversary team. (James Drake/SI)
SI VAULT: Pete Maravich discusses life as college hoops’ top player (12.1.69)

"Pistol" Pete Maravich, one of the most exciting players in basketball history, would’ve turned 65 on Friday. The LSU graduate remains the all-time leading scorer in Division 1 history with 3,367 points, an average of 44 points per game. He was also a five-time NBA all-star and a member of the league’s 50th anniversary team. (James Drake/SI)

SI VAULT: Pete Maravich discusses life as college hoops’ top player (12.1.69)

Kentucky forward Anthony Davis flushes home a dunk around five LSU defenders during a January game against LSU. The Wildcats prevailed, 74-50. Most scouts expect Davis to be the No. 1 overall pick but who will go No. 2? SI.com’s Ben Glicksman breaks down the draft field. (Mark Cornelison/MCT via Getty Images) GLICKSMAN: NBA scouts weigh in on the Class of 2012DAVIS MAILBAG: Ohio State’s depth, Jared Sullinger’s demeanor and more

Kentucky forward Anthony Davis flushes home a dunk around five LSU defenders during a January game against LSU. The Wildcats prevailed, 74-50. Most scouts expect Davis to be the No. 1 overall pick but who will go No. 2? SI.com’s Ben Glicksman breaks down the draft field. (Mark Cornelison/MCT via Getty Images)

GLICKSMAN: NBA scouts weigh in on the Class of 2012
DAVIS MAILBAG: Ohio State’s depth, Jared Sullinger’s demeanor and more

The face of LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson tells the story of last night’s BCS Championship as the Alabama defense shut out the Tigers in a 21-0 victory. The victory gave Alabama its second championship in three years. (Bill Frakes/SI)
MANDEL: Alabama dominates LSU for SEC’s sixth straight BCS crownVIDEO: How Alabama ended LSU’s perfect run | Postgame ReactionsSTAPLES: Alabama earned my AP vote, end discussion of split titleANDERSON: Handing out awards for BCS Championship game

The face of LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson tells the story of last night’s BCS Championship as the Alabama defense shut out the Tigers in a 21-0 victory. The victory gave Alabama its second championship in three years. (Bill Frakes/SI)

MANDEL: Alabama dominates LSU for SEC’s sixth straight BCS crown
VIDEO: How Alabama ended LSU’s perfect run | Postgame Reactions
STAPLES: Alabama earned my AP vote, end discussion of split title
ANDERSON: Handing out awards for BCS Championship game