Friday, August 12, 2022

Tiger Basketball

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...
HOUSTON – Landers Nolley II scored 20 points and Jalen Duren had 14 points and 11 rebounds as Memphis rallied past No. 6 Houston 69-59 on Saturday and snapped the Cougars’ 37-game home winning streak. DeAndre Williams and Lester Quinones...
Streaking and peaking, the University of Memphis Tigers beat back the Tulane Green Wave in a manner that prompted the losing coach to take note after its 80-69 outcome. “It’s one of the better games they played all year,” Tulane...
Unable to play for several games and with the Tigers in need of racking wins, University of Memphis freshman center Jalen Duren was not about to be held back by the rust of inactivity. “There is nothing to wait for,”...
by Liaudwin Seaberry Jr. -- Outrebound the opposing squad and play solid defense – that has been the two-pronged success formula for head coach Katrina Merriweather and the University of Memphis Tigers this season. The Tigers (13-6, 3-4) followed that blueprint...
by Liaudwin Seaberry Jr. -- Katrina Merriweather, confident her University of Memphis Tigers squad had taken steps forward in last Saturday’s gritty win against Houston, was looking for the team to continue that progress with a win against Tulsa. Playing on...