Saturday, December 3, 2022

Tiger Basketball

By Aaron Dodson, The Undefeated Michael Jordan had a nickname for Anfernee Hardaway — and it wasn’t Penny. “He called me ‘Kid,’ ” said Hardaway, at 47 the head coach of the University of Memphis men’s basketball team. It’s been 25...
D.J. Jeffries could have gone to any school in the area. Many coaches kindly asked him to come play for their high school basketball team. But Jeffries was not having any of that.  He wanted to go to Olive...
A statue of legendary former coach and star guard Larry Finch on the campus of the University of Memphis, his alma mater? Absolutely a no-brainer; should have happened a long time ago, right? “The timing wasn’t right,” said Elliot Perry,...
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...
It was a good night for Memphis in the 2020 NBA Draft, with three facts anchoring that assessment. Short-lived former University of Memphis big man James Wiseman was selected No. 2 by the Golden State Warriors. Precious Achiuwa, who led the...
The winds of change continue with the University of Memphis basketball team.  The last gust of wind blew assistant coach Mike Miller from the sidelines. Miller informed Tiger Nation of his decision to step down via Instagram. “The last two years...
Every fall, the city of Memphis looks forward to the University of Memphis basketball teams’ Madness event. This year, there will be a block party on campus on Saturday (October 15) from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on the...
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...
The dream of every college basketball player is to hear their name to be called at the NBA draft. But sometimes, not hearing your name called could be a blessing. It allows you to pick a club that allows...
The University of Memphis basketball team has been dealing with the pandemic longer than any other sport. The Tigers’ season was cut short in mid-March as they were about to play their first game in the American Athletic Conference basketball...