Sunday, April 11, 2021

Tiger Basketball

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – For the second time in seven days, the end of a Memphis Tigers basketball game against the Houston Cougars felt like a punch to the gut. The latest was a 76-74 loss with huge NCAA...
Let’s start with what is self-evident to Memphis Tigers head basketball coach Penny Hardaway: “We’re Memphis, of course we have to win (this week’s American Athletic Conference Tournament title) to get in (the NCAA Tournament). Nobody is going to...
by Terry Davis -- When the Memphis Tigers take on the Bearcats in Cincinnati on Sunday they will do so knowing their head coach does not like ugly, as in 26 turnovers, even when the outcome is a win. Just...
“It is time for a new season in my life,” according to Melissa McFerrin, who has retired as head coach of the University of Memphis women’s basketball program. McFerrin’s mid-season decision was announced Sunday by UofM Director of Athletics Lair...
With a stat line that read 10 points, nine assists, five steals and – most importantly – only one turnover, Memphis guard Alex Lomax was a model of productivity for the Tigers in their 66-59 win over the East...
The University of Memphis women’s basketball team headed into last weekend's matchup with East Carolina determined to build on the last two games it played – victories over Tulsa and Cincinnati. For three quarters, winning appeared within reach for...
The Memphis-Central Florida stat line for the Tigers’ Landers Nolley II read 30 minutes, 10 rebounds, zero assists and 18 points. In total, it added up to a major contribution to Memphis’ 75-61 victory at FedExForum on Thursday night. On...
The Tigers tore through the University of Central Florida Knights 96-69 Monday night (Feb.1) in the first of four straight home games. It was the most points the Tigers have scored in a game this season. The previous high was...
The Tigers just did not start right against SMU and – despite playing “real basketball” in the second half – they reaped what they sowed in the form of a 67-65 loss on the road. Facing the Mustangs after a...
Memphis’ third victory in a row – a reversal-of-fortune defeat of Southern Methodist University at FedExForum Tuesday (Jan. 26) night – was about as satisfying as a four-point (76-72) win could be. With the win, Memphis, (9-5, 5-2 American) moved...