Sunday, November 28, 2021

Tiger Basketball

Memphis Madness – the traditional opening showcase for the University of Memphis men’s and women’s basketball teams – more than met the anticipation for the event’s stars and those who came to see them. Take it from Katrina Merriweather, who...
Representatives of all 30 NBA teams were in attendance at Pro Day for the University of Memphis men’s basketball team on Oct. 6. And, rightly so. The Tigers have added two of the more notable faces of the Class of 2022...
The road to what many envision as a return to the NCAA Tournament and a subsequent climb to the top of the college-basketball mountain got underway with the first official practice by the University of Memphis basketball team on...
The summer of Penny Hardaway just continues to shine, with the luster of five-star recruit Emoni Bates adding to the anticipation of a special season on the court for the University of Memphis Tigers. A top-ten prospect, Bates – a...
The University of Memphis’ high of winning the NIT Championship had not run the course of a full week before the downer news that three of team’s players – all eligible to return – have moved to hoop somewhere...
FRISCO, Texas -- For the University of Memphis Tigers, the season is done, the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) has been won and head coach Penny Hardaway already is peeking ahead at what could come after the championship run. “I am...
FRISCO, TEXAS -- If we are in it, we might as well go ahead and win it. That was the sentiment from Memphis head coach Penny Hardaway when the Tigers missed out on an NCAA bid and got a...
In a game their coach yelled, “It’s do or die time,” the University of Memphis Tigers eked out a win over Boise State on Thursday night and landed in the final four of the National Invitation Tournament The Tigers (18-8)...
The mathematics of basketball – at the most basic level – involves “figuring” what to do in response to challenges and opportunities. When things add up the result can be a NIT post-season victory such as Memphis’ 70-61 win...
For a NCAA Division I basketball program with the history and aspirations of the Memphis Tigers, the National Invitational Tournament often is associated with the word “bittersweet.” “It is bittersweet,” said Memphis head coach Hardaway, ahead of the Tigers first-round...