Releford, a 6-foot-0, 195-pound point guard from Kansas City, Mo., averaged 18.0 points, 3.0 assists and 1.5 steals in leading the Crimson Tide to the 2K Sports Classic championship. The Tide beat Oregon State and Villanova along the way. Releford was selected the tournament’s most outstanding player.
Releford had 14 points and five assists in a 65-62 win over Oregon State and 25 points in a 77-55 win over Villanova.
The Crimson Tide (4-0) will face Charleston Southern at home Friday night.