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Fans of the Tigers have been waiting in great anticipation for the upcoming season. Every nugget of potentially bad news was greeted with uneasiness with the base. For instance, Head coach Penny Hardaway previously stated that all players would be on campus by June 3 for the start of the...
The Memphis Tigers Mens Basketball program will start its quest for a great season with a summer trip to Nassau in the Bahamas. Memphis will travel to Nassau on Aug. 12-19, playing four games. The Tigers will play games on Wednesday and Thursday and again on Saturday and Sunday, before...
James "Big Ticket" Wiseman -- the nation's No. 1. college recruit and University of Memphis signee -- had plenty to smile about over the weekend via a parade honoring the standout East High School basketball star. The parade kicked off early Saturday afternoon on Walnut Grove near the Benjamin L....
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The recruiting class Memphis Tigers Head Coach Penny Hardaway has assembled may be a shock to most. However, Hardaway had always envisioned getting a top recruiting class with his late friend Desmond Merriweather and he is not surprised by having this class. Nor is he shying away from the...
There is a vacancy on the Memphis Tigers basketball coaching staff. According to the Head Coach Penny Hardaway, Sam Mitchell, the former NBA Head Coach who came down to the collegiate level at Hardaway's request, is no longer with the program. Thank you, Coach Sam Mitchell for your time and dedication...
Just over a year ago, Penny Hardaway said he wanted to compete for a national championship. He wanted to return Memphis basketball to where it once was. Last season Hardaway realized how hard it is to win in college basketball without the proper talent on the court. Hardaway returned the...
On a dreary Friday on May 10 in Memphis, every Tiger basketball fan was in full anticipation for the announcement of where Lester Quinones would play basketball next season. For the last few weeks, it had been known that the shooting guard from IMG Academy would be making his announcement...
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis athletic director Tom Bowen has stepped down after seven years, and Allie Prescott has been named his replacement on an interim basis. President M. David Rudd announced the moves Tuesday and said a search for a new athletic director will start immediately. Bowen said in a...
The next two weeks will be critical for Penny Hardaway and his coaching staff. No, there are no big games on the horizon. The potential outcomes of some games next season may be decided by the remaining unsigned high school seniors. The unofficial deadline for the late signing period ends...
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"901 represent!" That's what the teammates of James Wiseman were saying after he won the most valuable player award in the 132-125 victory for his team in the Jordan Brand game that was played in Las Vegas, NV. Wiseman had a team-high 21 points and six rebounds in the win. Wiseman...