Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Tiger Basketball

“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...
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 most anticipated preseason basketball games in a very long time occurred on an island more than 1,600 miles away. Some of that anticipation was tempered when fans learned that top recruits James Wiseman wouldn't play because of injury and...
Penny Hardaway had been to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital before but never as the high-profile coach of the University of Memphis men's basketball team. That he did on Thursday.   Hardaway -- Penny to many -- started his visit by...
By STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer Former Memphis All-American Penny Hardaway is heading back to his alma mater —as its men's basketball coach. Memphis will announce Hardaway as its next coach on Tuesday, said a person familiar with the situation. The person...
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...
James "Big Ticket" Wiseman -- the nation's No. 1. college recruit and University of Memphis signee -- had plenty to smile about over the weekend via a parade honoring the standout East High School basketball star. The parade kicked off...
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...
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...
Just hours before the University of Memphis Tigers tipoff against their first nationally-ranked opponent The University of Oregon Ducks, new allies have emerged in the legal fight to preserve freshman star James Wiseman's NCAA eligibility — and they are...