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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Kyvon Davenport scored 27 points with nine rebounds and Memphis held off a late-game push from South Florida for a 79-77 win on Thursday in the first round of the American Athletic Conference Tournament. No. 5 seed Memphis (20-12) advances to meet fourth-seeded Tulsa (19-11) in...
For the University of Memphis Tigers, the next game after the game with cross-state rival Tennessee turned out to be a 99-89 squeaker over the Trojans from Little Rock. Memphis head coach Penny Hardaway knew the peril going into Wednesday night's game at FedExForum. All week, he and his coaching staff worked...
The University of Memphis did what many – and arguably most – fans of the men’s basketball program thought was needed, firing head coach Tubby Smith and his staff. And while professional decorum dictated the use of the term “agreement of separation,” Smith and crew were fired. Terminated! “After considerable deliberations...
The hits keep coming for the University of Memphis and it’s rookie head coach Penny Hardaway. Despite being undersized and overmatched by LSU in a 85-76 loss in Baton Rouge on Tuesday (Nov. 13), the program scored a win on the first day of the fall signing period, securing commitments...
While appearing on the ESPN show “Get Up,” Penny Hardaway delivered the definitive answer to a question that surfaced soon after he was named head coach of the University of Memphis mens basketball team. "Lil Penny is actually going to be coming back out soon," Hardaway said of his doll-sized...
Desperation or the lack thereof is the reason that head coach Penny Hardaway states is the reason for his team’s lack of energy to start games away from the FedExForum. The home crowd has given the Tigers the extra spark they have needed throughout the season. But despite a spirited arena,...
Jeremiah Martin scored a career-high 28 points and had eight assists and Memphis beat Tulsa 76-67 on Saturday to snap a three-game losing streak. Tulsa led 33-32 at halftime and stretched it to 55-47 with a Junior Etou 3-pointer before Memphis took control. Martin scored seven points during a 13-5...
New Memphis Tigers coach Penny Hardaway has stressed that he intends for his team to play a fast-paced game on both ends of the floor – swarming defense and a high-octane offense. Thursday's 120-66 exhibition win over the LeMoyne-Owen Magicians featured plenty of both. Freshman Tyler Harris bombed away from the...
“It was an ugly win, but we will take those,” was the opening statement of Head Coach Penny Hardaway after the University of Memphis Tigers managed to get by the East Carolina University Pirates 78-72 at FedExForum Thursday night. Looking to send a message to freshmen Tyler Harris and Antwann...
By DAVID GINSBURG, AP Sports Writer ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Taking a cue from the unbeaten Alabama football team, Crimson Tide basketball coach Avery Johnson found a way to win with a depleted roster. Dazon Ingram scored 20 points, and short-handed Alabama used long-range shooting to beat Memphis 82-70 on Friday...