TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Alabama men's basketball head coach Anthony Grant announced the signing of transfer Michael Kessens, a 6-9, 215-pound power forward who played his freshman season at Longwood University. "We are very excited to have Michael join our program here at the University of Alabama," Grant said. "Michael brings a high skill level and strong basketball IQ to his position. He has a passion for the game and has had the opportunity to learn the college game over the last year. Michael will be an outstanding addition to the our basketball team and the university community."