Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Tiger Basketball

Amid the swirl of Memphis head coach Penny Hardaway’s expletive-accented postgame comments following Thursday’s 70-62 loss to SMU, senior guard Alex Lomax provided an example of the mindset the Tigers will need to squeeze satisfaction out of a season...
by Liaudwin Seaberry Jr. -- A frustrating week of basketball inside the Elma Roane Fieldhouse last week concluded with the first losing streak of the season for the University of Memphis women's basketball team. The team suffered losses in their first...
With a nod to skill, talent, coaching, fan support and other elements that go into winning basketball games, a player having the right mindset – especially in big-time moments – is pivotal to reaching that desired outcome. Memphis point guard...
by Liaudwin Seaberry Jr. -- More than 23 years have passed since the University of Memphis women’s basketball team last participated in NCAA tournament action. As champions of Conference USA and under the tutelage of coaching legend Joye Lee-McNelis, the Tigers...
During the six days after their last loss, the Memphis Tigers held meetings as a unit and one-on-one with head coach Penny Hardaway. While dividends showed early against Murray State, the Tigers came up short, again. Ahead 40-26 at halftime,...
Liaudwin Seaberry Jr. -- Fresh off her team playing on the road for the last two weeks, University of Memphis Tigers Women’s Basketball Head Coach Katrina Merriweather was relieved for her team to be in the friendly confines of the...
ATHENS, Ga. -- A Memphis team that moved into the top 10 after opening the season with five wins suddenly is facing a mini-crisis following back-to-back losses. Jabri Abdur-Rahim's 3-pointer with less than 2 minutes remaining gave Georgia the lead, and the Bulldogs...
NEW YORK – No team had ever won the post-season NIT tournament and doubled up by winning the ensuing NIT Tip-Off Classic. Memphis had a shot at that history but could not get it done. The Iowa State Cyclones (6-0)...
Jalen Duren had his best all-round game for the University of Memphis Tigers, who needed every positive play he could muster to beat the troublesome Western Kentucky Hilltoppers. The 74-62 victory last Friday (Nov 19) at FedExForum positioned Memphis to...
With the University of Memphis trailing for the first time in this young season and down by three in the first half to Saint Louis, the Tigers asserted their defense and that pretty much ended the upset plans of...