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PREP FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: With few first-round upsets, Round 2 likely to deliver fireworks

Half of the field has been eliminated from the Tennessee state football playoffs. The first round is normally when upsets are most likely to occur, but with few exceptions, the brackets held up – very few teams lost at home. As the rounds go higher...

Memphis’ Chandler Lawson making his way with Oregon Ducks

Former Memphis high school preps star Chandler Lawson had familiar faces on hand for his second collegiate game – both on the floor and in the stands. Lawson, who played for current Tigers head coach Penny Hardaway when Hardaway was coaching at East High School,...

Saddled with fouls, Memphis Tigers fall to Oregon Ducks, 82-74

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  The University of Memphis basketball team made its first road trip of the season Nov. 12, when they traveled to play the Oregon Ducks on a somewhat neutral court in Portland, Oregon at the Phil Knight Invitational. Even though the University of Oregon campus is...

With cloud over Wiseman’s eligibility, Memphis Tigers stomp UIC, 92-46

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A couple of hours before the tipoff between, the Memphis Tigers and the University of Illinois-Chicago Flames, the NCAA alerted Memphis that their prized recruit James Wiseman is likely ineligible. An injunction got Wiseman onto the court just before tip off and the Tigers rolled...

Injunction gets Wiseman on court for Friday’s win – but eligibility battle with NCAA looms

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The Memphis Tigers impressed the nation with the debut of James Wisemen on Tuesday, with fans far and wide looking forward to seeing his next game. But Wiseman almost didn't play in Friday's 92-46 blowout over the University of Illinois-Chicago. Just hours before tipoff, fans...

PREP FOOTBALL: With state tournaments starting Friday, it’s ‘win or go home’ time

The TSSAA State Championship Tournament starts Friday, Nov. 8 – or more directly, it’s win or go home time. Teams that started their work in July are about to find out if it will pay off. It doesn’t matter if you allowed just 30 points...

James Wiseman shines in Memphis win over South Carolina State

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For South Carolina State head coach Murray Gavin, his team's struggles against the Memphis Tigers boiled down to one word – one name, really. “Wiseman,” Gavin said. “The size, athleticism and the ability to hit free throws even when he gets fouled.  He is everything...

TIGER BASKETBALL: ‘Big Ticket’ James Wiseman more of a big question mark as season approaches

“It’s about to get real now.” Those were Memphis Tigers' head basketball coach Penny Hardaway words after a solid if not spectacular 88-63 exhibition win over Lemoyne-Owen College on Monday. He'll take the win, but wasn't satisfied with how his team played, giving up 23...

UPDATED: Memphis-SMU game lives up to College GameDay hype, Tigers take the win 54-48

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  A special week came to a storybook ending for the University of Memphis on Saturday, when the Tigers outlasted the Southern Methodist University Mustangs 54-48 before a sold-out Liberty Bowl crowd – the largest crowd ever for an American Athletic Conference game. Of course, the...

TIGER FOOTBALL: Memphis Tigers (No. 23) vs. Southern Methodist Mustangs (No. 14)

One of the biggest games in the history of Memphis football kicks off Saturday – and America will be watching. The University of Memphis Tigers take on conference rival Southern Methodist University in a nationally televised game on Nov. 2. A game with significant ramifications...