Tiger Basketball

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — David Jones had a career-high 36 points and five steals to help Memphis beat No. 20 Arkansas 84-79 on Thursday in a semifinal game at the Battle 4 Atlantis. Memphis (5-0) will face Villanova in the...
NASSAU, Bahamas — Ashton Hardaway hit the first five 3-pointers of his collegiate career in scoring 17 points and helped Memphis hold off Michigan 71-67 Wednesday in the Battle 4 Atlantis with both head coaches making their first appearances on the...
The University of Memphis Tigers are looking to earn some respect. In the latest Associated Press Top 25 poll the Tigers were ranked 26th for the second consecutive week. The Tigers entered the Top 25 in the coaches' poll at...
All of this happened: the University of Memphis Tigers men’s basketball team won its season opener, did so with an acting head coach and learned some things in the process. The Tigers rolled past Jackson State University’s Tigers (94-77) at...
University of Memphis head coach Penny Hardaway recently held a coaches’ clinic at the Laurie-Walton Center. The clinic was a part of the open practice held to show area basketball coaches how he conducts practice and to teach them various...
For Penny Hardaway and the 2023-24 University of Memphis men’s basketball program, a deep run – at least the second or third week in the NCAA Final Four Tournament – is pretty much aligned with the hopes and dreams...
For Memphis Tigers head coach Penny Hardaway, there was a bottom-line goal in taking a 12-player squad to the Dominican Republic for a set of three games. “I want the team to bond,” said Hardaway, ahead of the Tigers’ departure...
At the start of last week, the University of Memphis men’s basketball program had two important questions in need of answers:  Who would play center for the 2023-24 team?  What is the status of incoming super freshman Mickey Williams? The answer to...
An NCAA infractions panel handed a three-game suspension to Memphis coach Penny Hardaway on Wednesday for recruiting violations tied to two in-home visits with a prospect two years ago. The penalty follows a negotiated resolution in December that allowed the...
James “Spook” Bradley, who played basketball for the then-Memphis State University Tigers from 1976-79, died on April 12. He was 67 Bradley played for Connors State Community College (1975-76) before transferring to Memphis State, now the University of Memphis. He...