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After a 19-day break, the 59th-ranked Memphis Tigers' women's tennis team (2-1) will be back on the court with two contests on Friday, Feb. 10. At 9 a.m. CT the Blue and Gray face Wright State (0-4) in Dayton, Ohio, before traveling down the road to take on Cincinnati (0-5) at 5 p.m. CT.
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At long last, Memphis is part of the Big East. The Big East says the Tigers officially accepted an invitation to be part of the conference's next incarnation in 2013. Memphis is the seventh school, and fourth from Conference USA, to sign up for future membership in the Big East since December. The Tigers will compete in the Big East in all sports. Memphis has been trying...
So what do the Memphis Tigers bring to the Big East table? Well, they were recently a power in national college basketball, and for years they were kind of held back by their conference in that regard. The Big East is still a major hoops conference, but this move does help replenish the league after the recent defections.
In national college football, Memphis has become somewhat...
And we would make the snarky comment that the Big East is saddled with the Tigers god-awful football team...except they are going to the Big East, a conference not known for its depth of quality football.There is an official announcement scheduled for Noon on Wednesday on campus for what the Tigers website says is: "A huge announcement on the Future of Memphis athletics."...
For everyone sounding the death knell of the Big East Conference, you can put away your bells.
The Memphis Tigers will be joining the Big East Conference in all sports in 2013.
An official announcement is expected tomorrow at 1 pm, with a news conference in Memphis to follow.
Memphis, who leaves the Conference USA conference, will be joining a host of other schools headed for the...
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At long last, Memphis is part of the Big East.
The BIG EAST Conference rolled out a very warm welcome to the University of Memphis Friday morning with video boards proclaiming "Memphis Tigers - Welcome To The BIG EAST!" in Time Square.
Memphis led by as many as 19 points before defeating East Carolina, 70-59, on Wednesday evening. Chris Crawford scored a game-high 16 points and Will Barton chipped in 15. Joe Jackson added seven points and seven assists.
Chris Crawford scored 16 points and Wesley Witherspoon recorded a double-double to push Memphis past East Carolina 70-59 on Wednesday night.