Nick Saban has been seen attending several Alabama men’s basketball games so far this season as the Crimson Tide have gone on an impressive run.

The Tide are currently the No. 1 overall seed in the 2023 NCAA Tournament, having won the SEC regular-season and tournament titles.

On Wednesday, before the Tide left for Louisville, where No. 5 seed San Diego State awaits in a Sweet 16 showdown, Saban stopped by Alabama practice to visit the team:

Will a little motivation from the 7-time national champion help the Tide continue rolling through the NCAA Tournament?

Alabama is set to tip off against the Aztecs on Friday at 6:30 p.m. Eastern time. The game can be seen on TBS. The winner of that game will face the winner of the Princeton-Creighton game with a spot in the Final Four on the line on Sunday.