Tiger Basketball

https://youtu.be/nKFpPf1nyTw It's officially "win or go home" time in Memphis. Regardless of their blowout win over Tulsa last Saturday, the University of Memphis Tigers were already locked in as the No. 5 seed in the American Athletic Conference Tournament, which tips off Thursday at FedExForum. The Tigers play No. 12 seed...
Penny Hardaway took over as the head coach of the Memphis Tigers 11 months ago. It seems so long ago. Last year this time, The University was sweating how to cover a payment to the Memphis Grizzlies for poor attendance at FedExForum – despite a scrappy Tigers team that overachieved...
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As part of his weekly press conference, Memphis Tigers' Head Coach Penny Hardaway took a look back at his first regular season as coach – while trying not to get too far ahead of himself as the team faces the daunting task of trying to win the American Athletic...
Senior day at the University of Memphis vs the Tulsa Hurricanes had no meaning for the Tigers in terms of seeding in the American Athletic Conference Tournament that will be played next week at the FedExForum. And only a victory in the AAC championship game will give the Tigers...
The race for fourth place in the American Athletic Conference took an important turn when the Tigers beat back the Temple Owls 81-73 in front of 14,652 at FedExForum Tuesday night. The Tigers have been playing their most consistent basketball all season over the last seven games. Tuesday's much-needed win...
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A few days ago, Jeremiah Martin raised eyebrows when he said he felt like he was the best player on the best team with the best coach in the American Athletic Conference. Somewhere in there, he dropped 40+ points TWICE -- something that no Memphis Tiger had done in history,...
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  “We are not good enough to take any team for granted” is what Penny Hardaway said before the Tigers played the Tulane Green Wave at FedExForum. The Tigers did not take the Green Wave for granted and won 102-76 before a crowd of 14,747. For the second time this season,...
“We will take a win any way we can get it” was the opening statement from University of Memphis head coach Penny Hardaway after the Tigers defeated UCONN 78-71 in front of 17,162 at FedExForum. The Tigers entered the UCONN game losers of four of the last five games and...
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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,...
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Penny Hardaway has been a boon to sports talk radio across the country. Hardaway has not been going by the normal script, just sticking to just going to the media and saying the canned answers that most coaches give on a regular basis. Hardaway has not been afraid to call a...