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MONROE, La. – The Memphis Tigers faced the most explosive offense test so far this  year when they traveled to play the University of Louisiana at Monroe Warhawks. The Tigers had to hold off a hard charge by the Warhawks, and with some offensive fireworks of their own, stayed...
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Having reeled in the No. 1 recruiting class in the NCAA last spring, Penny Hardaway famously acknowledged that along with top talent comes high expectations and hype. Or as Hardaway more succinctly put it: "We want all the smoke." So there was smoke at Memphis Madness on Oct. 3. There...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DpVaeUZx2IU The University of Louisiana Monroe (2-2) is a classic trap game for the Memphis Tigers. For the 4-0 Tigers, it sits between two very good conference teams – Navy and Temple. It is a couple of days after Memphis Madness, the ultimate hypefest for the school and the city. Finally...
A summer of speculation about the Memphis Grizzlies has come to a close. Now we’re close to finding out what kind of team the Grizzlies will be this season. After meeting media on Monday, the Grizzlies kicked off training camp on Tuesday morning – a camp full of fresh, young...
There were some clear winners following the 2019 Memphis Madness. Some liked the introduction of Tigers head coach Penny Hardaway. He was introduced with a video before emerging from a cloud of smoke on a platform above the student section. That got thunderous applause from the capacity crowd. There was the...
One of the best things the NCAA allowed colleges to do was to have an opening basketball event. At the University of Memphis, the event was once dubbed Midnight Madness, because the rule was you could start as early as midnight on the first day. The rules were adjusted to...
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Is it possible to have ZERO expectations and high expectations at the same time? Whether or not that question can even be answered is beside the point. For fans of the Memphis Grizzlies, however, striking a balance between the two may be a bit of a dance. As the curtain rises...
When the Cordova Wolves and the Whitehaven Tigers finally met on the gridiron, it was hyped as a battle between two very good defenses. Whitehaven entered the game with two shutouts, and the Wolves have been one of the good surprises this season. But ultimately, the defense of the Tigers...
We know you're excited to see the young guys hit the court this year. And we're not talking about your Memphis Tigers. For the first time in more than 10 years, the Memphis Grizzlies roll out a roster that doesn't include Mike Conley or Marc Gasol . . . or...
The wait is almost over. The University of Memphis Tigers basketball team will debut to the public this week, when the Tigers host their annual Memphis Madness event at FedExForum. Tickets for the event went on sale days ago, but the lower bowl sold out within hours. Tiger Nation wants to...