Tiger Basketball

Memphis has announced that alumnus Gary W. Bryant and his wife have pledged $13 million to boost the school's athletic department by establishing a trust. This represents the largest commitment in the athletic department's history and second-largest gift in the university's history. The Gary and Barbara Bryant Athletic Excellence Fund will...
The dream of every college basketball player is to hear their name to be called at the NBA draft. But sometimes, not hearing your name called could be a blessing. It allows you to pick a club that allows you the best opportunity to make the opening night roster. Former...
Jeremiah Martin has been exceeding expectations for his whole basketball career. Hopefully he's about to do it again. Despite being one of the more dominant players in the American Athletic Conference last season, Martin went undrafted in the 2019 NBA Draft. He did get picked up by the Miami Heat...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Memphis will host Georgia this season in a matchup that features two of the nation's most heralded incoming freshmen as part of a scheduling alliance between the Southeastern Conference and American Athletic Conference. The SEC and AAC announced in April they had formed a scheduling alliance....
One by one, they entered the Laurie Walton Center at The University of Memphis. And to a man, they all have the same stated goal: To win an NCAA Championship. This season. And none of them hesitated or shuddered when the subject came up. And given that the Tigers boast...
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Fans of the Tigers have been waiting in great anticipation for the upcoming season. Every nugget of potentially bad news was greeted with uneasiness with the base. For instance, Head coach Penny Hardaway previously stated that all players would be on campus by June 3 for the start of the...
The Memphis Tigers Mens Basketball program will start its quest for a great season with a summer trip to Nassau in the Bahamas. Memphis will travel to Nassau on Aug. 12-19, playing four games. The Tigers will play games on Wednesday and Thursday and again on Saturday and Sunday, before...
James "Big Ticket" Wiseman -- the nation's No. 1. college recruit and University of Memphis signee -- had plenty to smile about over the weekend via a parade honoring the standout East High School basketball star. The parade kicked off early Saturday afternoon on Walnut Grove near the Benjamin L....
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The recruiting class Memphis Tigers Head Coach Penny Hardaway has assembled may be a shock to most. However, Hardaway had always envisioned getting a top recruiting class with his late friend Desmond Merriweather and he is not surprised by having this class. Nor is he shying away from the...
There is a vacancy on the Memphis Tigers basketball coaching staff. According to the Head Coach Penny Hardaway, Sam Mitchell, the former NBA Head Coach who came down to the collegiate level at Hardaway's request, is no longer with the program. Thank you, Coach Sam Mitchell for your time and dedication...