Tiger Basketball

Just over a year ago, Penny Hardaway said he wanted to compete for a national championship. He wanted to return Memphis basketball to where it once was. Last season Hardaway realized how hard it is to win in college basketball without the proper talent on the court. Hardaway returned the...
On a dreary Friday on May 10 in Memphis, every Tiger basketball fan was in full anticipation for the announcement of where Lester Quinones would play basketball next season. For the last few weeks, it had been known that the shooting guard from IMG Academy would be making his announcement...
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis athletic director Tom Bowen has stepped down after seven years, and Allie Prescott has been named his replacement on an interim basis. President M. David Rudd announced the moves Tuesday and said a search for a new athletic director will start immediately. Bowen said in a...
The next two weeks will be critical for Penny Hardaway and his coaching staff. No, there are no big games on the horizon. The potential outcomes of some games next season may be decided by the remaining unsigned high school seniors. The unofficial deadline for the late signing period ends...
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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...