Tuesday, May 26, 2020

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Horton leads Whitehaven back to the state tournament

For the fourth straight decade, Fred Horton is taking a Memphis high school boys' basketball team to the state tournament. This time it's Whitehaven High School. The Tigers advanced to the Class AAA state tournament after a 72-53 win over Bartlett High School on Monday....

Melrose’s Lady Golden Wildcats take title hopes to state

Thirty-five years after their last state basketball tournament visit, the Lady Golden Wildcats of Melrose are headed to state in pursuit of a Class AA title. Melrose ended its drought with a 57-47 win over Crockett County in the sectional game played at Melrose in...

Uneven performance leaves Grizzlies short against Kings

The Memphis Grizzlies won quarters one and four by a combined 12 points and still managed to lose 104-101 to Sacramento's Kings at the FedExForum on Friday night. In their fifth straight loss, the Grizzlies were outscored by the Kings by 15 points in the...

BTW sweeps the 15-A District Championships

Booker T. Washington Warriors’ head coach Antonio Harris knows the value of home court in playoff basketball. That is one of the reasons he and his athletic director wanted to host the 15-A District tournament. That home court advantage came in handy for the championship...

Memphis shows its upside in win over Houston’s Cougars

What do the University of Memphis Tigers look like when the team is really showing who it is – defensively and offensively? Take the one-point win (60-59) over Houston at the FedExForum on Saturday night as show-and-tell evidence. “Amazing game for us, for a lot...

Victory over ECU positions Tigers to look back at losing streak

Losing was a notable part of the post-game conversation after the University of Memphis Tigers got past East Carolina’s Pirates 77-73 at the FedExForum on Wednesday evening. The Tigers had lost three games in a row and were in deep need of a win to...

PREP HOOPS: Booker T. Washington boys, Memphis Business Academy girls win SCIAA championships

Booker T. Washington 86, Power Center Academy 64 The Booker T. Washington High School boys basketball team don’t want a repeat of the feeling they had to end last season – an 80-79 overtime loss to Manassas in the semifinals of last year's regionals. Currently,...

Ja Morant debuts “Headband 12” for the Memphis Grizzlies

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1yPLBfWfy_w Every great player has their "thing." In Memphis, it was Mike Conley's "three-finger" salute after a 3-point bomb or Tony Allen yelling "FIRST TEAM ALL DEFENSE!" after "turning off the water" on some poor opponent. Well, Ja Morant may just have two. In the Portland...

Memphis Grizzlies defeat Portland Trailblazers as the All-Star break Begins

The Memphis Grizzlies entered the All-Star break on a great note with a 111-104 win over the Portland Trailblazers, their most immediate threat to make the postseason. Far exceeding expectations, the young cubs are a season-best two games over .500 (28-26), providing a treat...

Tigers to fight forward after South Florida setback

Beware: Tough matchup ahead on the road against the Bearcats of Cincinnati. That is what the University of Memphis Tigers are facing after a that-hurts loss to the University of South Florida at the FedExForum on Saturday. Already on shaky ground regarding a hoped-for invitation...