Tiger Basketball

The hits keep coming for the University of Memphis and it’s rookie head coach Penny Hardaway. Despite being undersized and overmatched by LSU in a 85-76 loss in Baton Rouge on Tuesday (Nov. 13), the program scored a win on the first day of the fall signing period, securing commitments...
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=prophJbb1nI By Brett Martell, AP Sports Writer BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Skylar Mays’ soaring, one-handed, frenzy-inciting jam on a determined drive down the lane made it clear he won’t always be overshadowed by the highly regarded recruits that have made LSU basketball relevant again. Mays scored 19 points, transfer Kavell Bigby-Williams...
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The Penny Hardaway era at the University of Memphis got off to a roaring start. The new coach of the Tigers faced the Golden Eagles of Tennessee Tech in his first official game of his college coaching career. The Tigers did not let down their coach and cruised to a...
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New Memphis Tigers coach Penny Hardaway has stressed that he intends for his team to play a fast-paced game on both ends of the floor – swarming defense and a high-octane offense. Thursday's 120-66 exhibition win over the LeMoyne-Owen Magicians featured plenty of both. Freshman Tyler Harris bombed away from the...
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The wait is over . . . sort of. Ever since The University of Memphis announced hometown hoops hero Penny Hardaway as its coach, excitement soared. And when local prep stars like Alex Lomax and Tyler Harris began flocking to join his squad, the anticipation only accelerated. Well, fans will get their...
TSD freelance photographer Warren Roseborough was on the scene at FedExForum Thursday night for Memphis Madness. So many great photos  . . . we'll add more captions later, but we wanted to get these up ASAP. Enjoy!  
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The 2018 version of Memphis Madness was not like any other in the city of Memphis. For the first time since the hiring of new head coach Penny Hardaway, the city and fans of the team had a chance to show their appreciation for the new life that he has...
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This time last year, when Tubby Smith was patrolling the sidelines as head coach of the Memphis Tigers, there was no Media Day, despite the team having eight new players. There was little buzz about the team in general – and about the annual coming-out party called Memphis Madness...
The University of Memphis plans to kickoff its 2018 basketball season on a high note as many will be celebrating the first year return of Penny Hardaway as head coach at the FedExForum this Thursday during Memphis Madness. Rumors are swirling about of who will be in attendance and who...
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It's not hyperbole to say that Larry Finch is one of the most revered and beloved figures in the history of The University of Memphis – if not the entire city. So it's not that surprising to learn that UofM will be developing a park that will bear his name...