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"901 represent!" That's what the teammates of James Wiseman were saying after he won the most valuable player award in the 132-125 victory for his team in the Jordan Brand game that was played in Las Vegas, NV. Wiseman had a team-high 21 points and six rebounds in the win. Wiseman...
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All season, many Tigers fans have been saying, "Wait til' next year!" After years of irrelevance, the Memphis basketball program has returned to the forefront of the diehard Tigers fan and the casual fan who may only tune in during March. The 2018-19 team had one goal this season: “Tournament...
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The final grades are in on the Tigers season -- at least from Penny Hardaway's point of view. In his end-of-season press conference, Hardaway acknowledged the challenges of trying to blend existing players with his own recruits, while trying to install a new coaching system and style of play. "I give...
The four-year drought for post-season play for the Memphis Tigers came to an end with the arrival of the San Diego Toreros in the first round of the National Invitational Tournament. The Tigers came to play and did not want their season to end and defeated the Toreros 74-60 in...
The Memphis Tigers did not make it to the NCAA Tournament, but did receive a bid for the NIT. This will be the first time in four years that the Tigers have appeared in a postseason tournament. The Tigers will be a No. 3 seed in their bracket and...
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Beale Street hosted its annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday. That just happened to be right before the opening tipoff for the Memphis vs. Houston basketball game at FedExForum. The Tigers and Cougars were meeting in the American Athletic Conference semi-final game to earn a spot in the...
The Memphis Tigers had no business being within striking distance of a win over the top-seeded Houston Cougars Saturday afternoon. Not after getting outrebounded for much of the game and shooting only 23.5 percent from the field. And yet, there they were, down three with less than a minute to...
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Day two of the four day tourney was a smoother ride for the Memphis Tigers. They easily defeated the University of Central Florida Knights 79-55 to advance to the semi-finals of the American Athletic Conference tournament. The size and presence of Tacko Falls had an immediate impact on the game....
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One down, four to go for the Tigers bid to receive the automatic qualification for the NCAA Tournament. The Tigers defeated the Tulane Green Wave 83-68, advancing to the second round of the American Athletic Conference Tournament. Before tipoff, much of the lower bowl and club levels were a sea...
One down. Three to go. The Tigers beat No. 12 Tulane, an 83-68 win, to advance to the Quarterfinals of the American Athletic Conference Championship. Next up: The Tigers play Tulane on Friday, March 15. Tipoff is 1 p.m. CT. TSD's Terry Davis is working on the game story, but in...