Friday, December 9, 2022

Tiger Basketball

PORTLAND, Oregon – In the madness of the NCAA Tournament, there is no extra credit for style points. It is all about survive and advance. Accounting for the will to win, teams have to figure out how to get...
PORTLAND, Oregon – Up by 19 points at the half against first-round NCAA Tournament Boise State, University of Memphis head coach Penny Hardaway “knew the game wasn’t over.” He was right. That big margin dwindled to five points in the...
FORT WORTH, Texas – Resolute. That pretty much describes the mindset of University of Memphis head coach Penny Hardaway as the Tigers turned the page to the basketball program’s long-awaited return to the coveted NCAA Tournament. “It was a pretty...
FORT WORTH, Texas – Penny Hardaway’s University of Memphis Tigers were down 55-51 to SMU’s Mustangs when a media timeout stopped play at the 6:59 mark down the stretch. With a ticket on the line to the next day’s finals...
FORT WORTH, Texas -- “Very hard game. … The first game of the tournament is a very hard game. You don’t know what to expect,” said University of Memphis head coach Penny Hardaway, whose Tigers controlled the University of...
Fighting for a long shot, post-season berth, the University of Memphis women’s basketball team battled the highly-favored South Florida Bulls deep into the fourth quarter but could not take down the second-ranked team in the American Athletic Conference Tournament. The...
The win – Memphis 75, Houston 61 – was huge for the NCAA Tournament-hungry Memphis Tigers. And, for Memphis senior Alex Lomax, it was a victory that will resonate years from now as he moves about his basketball-crazed hometown. On Senior...
The mind games between the University of Memphis Tigers and the Wichita State Shockers started long before tipoff last Sunday afternoon at FedExForum. The Shockers were not too happy with how the Tigers were dancing after slamming the Shockers...
With three key players on the bench in first-half foul trouble, Memphis head coach Penny Hardaway went against the coaching grain to address a deficit that had reached as much as eight-points deep. The result he reaped steadied the Tigers...
Head coach Katrina Merriweather’s University of Memphis Tigers have dominated at Elma Roane Fieldhouse, winning eight of 11 games. The road has been a different story, where the team was two games under the .500-mark before mounting a winning...