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The Memphis Tigers have been off a few days – time enough to recover from some minor injuries to various players and just get some rest. But tonight, it's back into action as the Tigers take on the University of Tulsa and the zone defense that the Tulsa Hurricanes run...
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The Memphis Tigers have always had a difficult time beating Cincinnati, ever since Tigers head coach Penny Hardaway played for the Tigers in the early 1990s. Losers of six straight games against the Bearcats coming into last's night AAC clash, the #22 ranked Tigers were able to get the monkey...
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The No. 22-ranked Memphis sent Cincinnati a message on the very first play of the game, when Precious Achiuwa blocked 7’1” center Chris Vogt. The message? It won’t be easy for you on the inside. And it was tough play from the Tigers that propelled them to a 60-49 win...
Memphis Tigers head coach Penny Hardaway has been preaching to his team how difficult it will be to win conference games this season, whether they are at home or on the road. Well, the Tigers got back on track with a good road win against the South Florida Bulls, 68-64, snapping...
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The Legendary UConn Huskies Women's Basketball program is undefeated – 106 games – in conference play since joining the American Athletic Conference in 2014. Ten of those wins came against Memphis. So the Tigers came into the game knowing they would have to play a near-perfect game to pull off the...
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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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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...
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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 yet another game, the Tigers were without a full compliment of players – this time, it was stat-stuffing freshman D.J. Jeffries who sat out against the Georgia Bulldogs on Saturday. His absence was felt as the Tigers lost to Georgia, 65-62 in front of 17,272 at FedExForum. Memphis had...