JaMychal Green, a first-team All-Southeastern Conference forward, finished with nine points and five rebounds in 22 minutes for the Crimson Tide (11-3). Green did not start, but played for the first time since injuring his right shoulder in a Dec. 17 loss to Kansas State.Alabama, which has won three straight and four of five, opens its SEC schedule Saturday at Georgia.Kammeon Holsey finished with 14 points for Georgia Tech (7-7), which has lost three straight. The Yellow Jackets dropped to 0-2 at Philips Arena, where they will host No. 5 Duke in both schools' Atlantic Coast Conference opener Saturday.After Green's finger-roll gave the Crimson Tide a 40-22 lead to end the first-half scoring, Georgia Tech's Julian Royal made it 41-31 on a layup with 17:11 remaining.But less than 5 minutes later, the Crimson Tide led by 22 following two free throws by Andrew Steele.Tuesday marked Steele's first game since suffering a concussion in last year's SEC tournament. The junior guard finished with nine points, including a three-point play that made it 60-37 with 10:13 remaining.Yellow Jackets coach Brian Gregory did not start Glen Rice Jr., who went scoreless in a 72-66 loss at Fordham last week and was suspended three games to begin the season after breaking a team rule. Rice finished with five points and went 2 of 7 from the field.Royal added 10 points for Georgia Tech, which ranks No. 235 in assists-to-turnover ratio and committed 22 turnovers with 12 assists.Mitchell moved right to left along the baseline and took a pass from Releford for a dunk that gave the Crimson Tide a 26-15 lead with 8:39 left in the first half.Releford followed with a fastbreak layup 4 minutes later to put Alabama up 34-20.