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LeMoyne-Owen Men's basketball team suffered a dent to their confidence on Saturday evening, losing a key SIAC Conference game to Miles College, 82-45. Playing before more than 200 fans at Miles College in Fairfield, Ala., LOC struggled in the first half, which gave them too much catching up to do in...
The Lady Magicians are having a rough start to the new year, as they got handed their second defeat for 2020, a 52-50 loss at Miles College 52-50 on Jan. 11. It was anyone's game in the first half. Neither team shot well, but LeMoyne-Owen had the better field goal...
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The Memphis Grizzlies showed the rest of the NBA that they will continue to be a reckoning force for the rest of the season,  delivering their fifth consecutive win against Western Conference Champions Golden State Warriors, 122-102 on Sunday evening. The game played out in front of 16,408 fans at...
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TAMPA – January 12 was the day every Tiger fan and many in the NBA was looking forward to – the day James Wiseman was supposed to make his return to the Memphis lineup. Well, that didn't happen; Wiseman has moved on to other things. But Memphis was still able...
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Who says it is too early to start talking about playoffs basketball?  The fans in Memphis don’t think it is too early. The dreaded San Antonio Spurs entered Friday's game a half-game ahead of Memphis for eighth place in the Western Conference.  Memphis defeated the Spurs, 134-121 – and if...
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The character of a person is shown when adversity hits.  Memphis is in the middle of one of its most adverse times this season. The Tigers are currently on a two-game losing streak (Georgia and Wichita State) and are on the road to play the University of South Florida Bulls...
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By JEFFREY PARSON, Associated Press WICHITA, Kan. — Erik Stevenson, Wichita State's sophomore team leader, flexed his arms, puffed his chest and jutted out his chin as he stared down the screaming fans. But he wasn't celebrating his own play — instead, it was a tough layup that teammate Jamarius Burton...
After Tuesday night’s 119-112 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves, your Memphis Grizzlies are currently ranked No. 9 in the Western Conference — just a half-game behind the San Antonio Spurs for the No. 8 seed in the NBA Playoffs. Yes, I said the “P” word, because well, darn it, these...
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The Memphis Tigers are going into one of their biggest games of the season when they travel to play the Wichita State Shockers (13-1), a rival in the American Athletic Conference. Greg Marshall, the well-respected coach for the Shockers, lost both games to Penny Hardaway last year. You could even...
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For those of you keeping track of such things, the Memphis Grizzlies are now a half-game behind the San Antonio Spurs for the No. 8 seed in the NBA Playoffs – and guess who the Grizzlies play next? After wins like last night's 119-112 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves –...