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Penny Hardaway has been a boon to sports talk radio across the country. Hardaway has not been going by the normal script, just sticking to just going to the media and saying the canned answers that most coaches give on a regular basis. Hardaway has not been afraid to call a...
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The 2018 version of Memphis Madness was not like any other in the city of Memphis. For the first time since the hiring of new head coach Penny Hardaway, the city and fans of the team had a chance to show their appreciation for the new life that he has...
By STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer Former Memphis All-American Penny Hardaway is heading back to his alma mater —as its men's basketball coach. Memphis will announce Hardaway as its next coach on Tuesday, said a person familiar with the situation. The person spoke to The Associated Press Monday on condition of anonymity...
When the No. 3 ranked team in the nation rolls in with the intention of beating you on your home court, a preferred strategy is to hit first -- and hard -- and try to control things from there. Of course, you'd like to have an electric atmosphere to draw...
https://youtu.be/nKFpPf1nyTw It's officially "win or go home" time in Memphis. Regardless of their blowout win over Tulsa last Saturday, the University of Memphis Tigers were already locked in as the No. 5 seed in the American Athletic Conference Tournament, which tips off Thursday at FedExForum. The Tigers play No. 12 seed...
Memphis East 69, Olive Branch 50 The University of Memphis were the winners of a major recruiting battle, with the declaration from the number one high school prospect in the country James Wiseman. Wiseman announced his intentions to play for the Tigers next season on the day his team, the East...
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The Memphis Tigers (12-6, 4-1) are in a critical part of their schedule. What happens over the next few games will help determine if the NCAA tournament is still a realistic goal this season. The Tigers play Temple in Philadelphia tonight (Jan. 24), followed by a match against UCF at...
Senior day at the University of Memphis vs the Tulsa Hurricanes had no meaning for the Tigers in terms of seeding in the American Athletic Conference Tournament that will be played next week at the FedExForum. And only a victory in the AAC championship game will give the Tigers...
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Kyvon Davenport scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for his 10th career double-double, and Memphis beat Canisius 71-63 in a consolation-round game at the AdvoCare Invitational on Friday. Mike Parks and Antwann Jones both had 14 points for Memphis (3-2), which will play the winner of UAB-Charleston in the...
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“I am savoring every moment of this” is what Penny Hardaway said of his first conference win as head coach of the University of Memphis. The Tigers (9-5,1-0) defeated the Wichita State Shockers 85-74 in front of a FedExForum crowd of 15,068 on a chilled and rainy Thursday night. Wichita State’s...