Alabama is ranked No. 1 in this week’s AP Top 25 men’s basketball poll, and the Crimson Tide received a wave of reaction from fans and media.

Some noted coach Nate Oats has accomplished at Alabama, starting with NCAA and SEC Tournament appearances, and now this ranking.

Part of the headline from the news was Alabama is No. 1 for the first time since spending two weeks atop the poll midway through the 2002-03 season. Alabama (22-3, 12-0 SEC) beat Auburn and Florida last week, with its only loss since mid-December coming at Oklahoma in a nonconference game on Jan. 28.

Here’s a sampling of the reaction: