Thursday, February 25, 2021

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Tigers tracking a return to action against Tulane

They’re back, seemingly. After an 18-day pause for COVID-19 protocols, the University of Memphis men’s basketball team returned to the practice court on Saturday (Feb. 20). Memphis had won six of seven games and were trending in the right direction to make the NCAA tournament before...

Morant’s 29 lift Memphis over the Pistons

A fresh picture of Ja Morant taking control of a basketball game emerged in the third quarter of the Memphis Grizzlies 109-95 handling of the Detroit Pistons at FedExForum on Friday night. Morant scored 13 points in the frame on five-of-6 shooting from the field...

Grizzlies let loss to Pelicans go and turn back the Thunder

No fans in the stands, winter weather worse than many can recall in Memphis and the still-real jolt of a 31-point loss the previous day were all accounted for and surmounted by the Memphis Grizzlies en route to outlasting Oklahoma City at FedExForum on...

Grizzlies conk Kings with start-to-finish execution, mostly

Dialing up a complete, 48-minute performance, the Memphis Grizzlies governed the Kings of Sacramento, ending a two-game West Coast road trip with a 124-110 victory. The Grizzlies, who lost in L.A. to the NBA champions Lakers on Friday, trailed Sacramento 2-0 and then took control,...

For McFerrin, the time is now to retire as coach of Tigers

“It is time for a new season in my life,” according to Melissa McFerrin, who has retired as head coach of the University of Memphis women’s basketball program. McFerrin’s mid-season decision was announced Sunday by UofM Director of Athletics Lair Veatch. The move brings her...

Grizzlies’ losing streak at four after Toronto’s fourth-quarter drubbing

A Memphis three-point lead entering the fourth quarter served as a point of reference for a wheels-came-off loss to the Toronto Raptors at FedExForum Monday (Feb. 8). The Grizzlies dragged a three-game losing streak into the contest, but could not hold a double-digit, third-quarter lead...

Lomax produces as Tigers roll past pesky Pirates of ECU

With a stat line that read 10 points, nine assists, five steals and – most importantly – only one turnover, Memphis guard Alex Lomax was a model of productivity for the Tigers in their 66-59 win over the East Carolina Pirates at FedExForum on...

Grizzlies fall – hard – at home to the Rockets

By rule, the Grizzlies had to play three more quarters after ending the first tied with Houston and what transpired during the rest of the game amounted to a losing effort at the FedExForum on Thursday night. With fans – 1,762 of them – allowed...

Memphis’ Anthony Miller ‘gives back’ to Boys and Girls Club

Former University of Memphis wide receiver and now Chicago Bears wideout Anthony Miller recently made a trip back to the city to, among other things, pay a visit to a group of young followers. Miller, through his connections with former Tigers associated with the Ira...

Nolley’s consistency showing as Tigers turn back Central Florida

The Memphis-Central Florida stat line for the Tigers’ Landers Nolley II read 30 minutes, 10 rebounds, zero assists and 18 points. In total, it added up to a major contribution to Memphis’ 75-61 victory at FedExForum on Thursday night. On the strength of his double-double...