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Alabama, Auburn have moment of silence before basketball game in Tuscaloosa

The two schools honored the victims of the deadly tornadoes in Lee County.

Posted: Mar. 5, 2019 11:31 PM

In Tuscaloosa Tuesday, the Crimson Tide and Auburn Tigers held a moment of silence before tip-off, remembering the victims of the deadly tornadoes that ripped through Lee County. 

The University of Alabama is encouraging students to donate to the Red Cross. In a Tweet, university officials wrote they're organizing a dontion drive in the coming weeks.

Friday and Saturday in Auburn, the university is collecting supplies for those in need. 

Friday at Gate 14 in Jordan-Hare Stadium from 4-7, the athletic department is collecting water, diapers, baby formula, trash bags, and hygiene products just to name a few. Saturday items will be collected at the same location from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.

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