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‘Moe’ Miller’s jersey retirement at Raleigh Egypt brings back familiar faces

Who says you can’t go home again? Before starring at Georgia Tech and playing overseas, Maurice “Moe” Miller was a prolific player at Raleigh Egypt High School, leading his team to the state basketball tournament before graduating in 2007. Miller returned to his Raleigh Egypt roots...

TIGERS TAKE ROCKY TOP! Memphis overcomes slow start to earn signature 51-47 win over Tennessee

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KNOXVILLE – On Saturday, The No. 13 Memphis Tigers traveled to Knoxville to face the No. 17  Tennessee Vols, coming away with a 51-47 signature win over the Vols in front of a sold-out mostly hostile crowd in Thompson-Boling Arena. “It was an unbelievable win...

Ryan Siverfield to be Memphis next head Coach

https://youtu.be/l1a7k-MHnqk?t=1141 The University of Memphis has removed the title of interim coach from Ryan Silverfield to the permanent head coach of the football team, a source has confirmed with The New Tri-State Defender. An announcement is expected later this afternoon after a team meeting. The team conducted...

RIVALRY REBORN: No. 13 Memphis Tigers prepare for hostile environment at No. 19 Tennessee Vols

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=haILH8fmuz8 Saturday brings a game people on both sides of the state have been waiting for — The No. 13 Memphis Tigers  play the second of a three-game series against the No. 19 Tennessee Vols in Knoxville. Last year’s game at FedExForum got testy in...

Who will be the Memphis Tigers next head football coach?

The worst kept secret in college football was revealed Sunday. After a truly magical season in Memphis, Mike Norvell has been named the head coach of the Florida State University Seminoles. And now, the Tigers are in the market for a new coach themselves. It comes...

Memphis faces Penn State in the Cotton Bowl

The special season for the Memphis Tigers’ (12-1) football team will culminate at the 84th Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic at AT&T Stadium in Dallas against the Penn State Nittany Lions (10-2) out of the Big 10. The game will kickoff at 11 a.m. CT on...

Tigers push to crown season with a championship

The final Tiger Walk of the season coming in the American Athletic Conference (AAC) Championship game reflects a year of success for a University of Memphis football team with big-time goals still to achieve. In a rematch of the regular-season finale (won by Memphis), the...

ANALYSIS: Three things to watch for as Tigers play for AAC Championship

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Some people say bad things comes in threes. Others say the third time is the charm. Either way, one of these statements will be true for the Memphis Tigers after their third consecutive American Athletic Conference Championship game appearance. The Tigers will host the No. 21...

PREP BASKETBALL: As hoops season tips off, keep and eye on these players and teams

As the calendar changes from November to December, prep sports fans also shift from football season to basketball season. It was just a year ago that all eyes were on then-East high star James Wiseman, the top prospect in the nation. And with Matthew Murrell...

Tigers defeat Bradley, make it 5-0 without James Wiseman

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The University of Memphis basketball team returned to FedExForum to face the Bradley Braves Tuesday, sporting a 4-0 record without James Wiseman. And despite some sloppy play, Memphis rolled on to a 71-56 win. The Tigers got out to a quick start and had a 12-4...