Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Tiger Basketball

The final score never really was in doubt as Memphis zoomed past Mississippi Valley State University 94-57 -- the first time the two teams had ever met. For the head coaches -- the Tigers' Penny Hardaway and the Devils' Lindsey...
The performance Memphis turned in to beat Central Arkansas 85-68 ultimately got the job done, leaving Penny Hardaway to craft a head coach's spin about the value of game that Tigers trailed in by six points with 17 minutes...
Memphis traveled to Sioux Falls, South Dakota optimistic about bringing home a championship trophy and returns in search of a way to grow from a performance that was not nearly good enough to earn a victory in the third-place...
In assessing season openers, head coaches put their concerns about winning into the context of how the team’s players handle their business the first time out. Take a listen to the University of Memphis’ Penny Hardaway after the Tigers pounded...
It was a good night for Memphis in the 2020 NBA Draft, with three facts anchoring that assessment. Short-lived former University of Memphis big man James Wiseman was selected No. 2 by the Golden State Warriors. Precious Achiuwa, who led the...
The Memphis and Tennessee men’s basketball programs jointly announced Monday that the Tigers and Volunteers neutral-site showdown initially scheduled for this December has been rescheduled for Dec. 18, 2021, at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. The contest was postponed one year...
“Do It For Dez” was the motto of the East High School basketball team. Desmond “Dez” Merriweather was a former friend to the head coach of the University of Memphis head basketball Coach Penny Hardaway. Merriweather is the reason Hardaway...
The University of Memphis basketball team has been dealing with the pandemic longer than any other sport. The Tigers’ season was cut short in mid-March as they were about to play their first game in the American Athletic Conference basketball...
Landers Nolley II is not worried about the pressure of being the go-to person this season for the University of Memphis Tigers. A transfer student from Virginia Tech, Nolley has received a waiver from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA),...
The University of Memphis men’s basketball team is in a wait and see mode. They do not know when the season will officially begin. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic the NCAA has put restrictions on how programs can...
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