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Vols close to landing Memphis transfer Dominic Woodson

After being released from his scholarship and given the right to transfer, former Memphis Tigers forward Dominic Woodson could become a member of the Tennessee men's basketball as early as Thursday, when an official university announcement is expected. Following a search of the UT student directory around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dominic Woodson's name appeared after previously...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dominic Woodson transferring out of the Memphis Tigers program

Memphis sophomore Dominic Woodson is transferring out of the Tigers program, a source told CBSSports.com on Thursday. A formal announcement is expected soon. This development is surprising on one hand considering Memphis coach Josh Pastner, just Wednesday, publicly complimented Woodson -- telling a group of reporters that the 6-foot-10 forward is better "talent-wise"...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Southern's Godfrey to transfer to Memphis, eligible immediately

Southern transfer Calvin Godfrey has committed to Memphis, sources told CBSSports.com. The 6-9 power forward will be eligible immediately next season due to APR issues at Southern and should provide front court depth behind both Austin Nichols and Shaq Goodwin.
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Elite ’16 Dedric Lawson follows father to Memphis

Less than a week after Keelon Lawson was hired as an assistant coach for the Memphis Tigers, the second of his sons have made a verbal commitment to play at Memphis. On Sunday, 6′-8″ power forward Dedric Lawson, an incoming junior expected to play at Arlington Country Day (FL), announced his pledge to the Tigers. Lawson ...
Via Hoopniks
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Police report says football player attacked Woodson and academic advisor

University of Memphis coach Josh Pastner still isn't commenting on the altercation sophomore forward Dominic Woodson was involved in last Monday with a Tigers football player in study hall. Pastner also remains mum on what disciplinary action Woodson faces. But a U of M campus police report obtained by The Commercial Appeal through an open records request states that the football...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

John Calipari accused of pay-for-play by uncle of former Memphis player

The uncle of former Memphis Tigers forward Pierre Henderson-Niles is accusing Kentucky Wildcats head coach John Calipari of using a pay-for-play scheme while at Memphis. Stephen Saine, the uncle and former guardian Henderson-Niles, sent an email to the NCAA detailing his allegations of Calipari paying the player to come to Memphis: This memo/email is addressed to the legislative...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Uncle Of Former Memphis Basketball Player Pierre Henderson-Niles Accuses John Calipari Of Having A Pay-For-Play System

Memphis Tigers The uncle of a former Memphis basketball player made some pretty damning allegations against former Memphis head coach John Calipari that, if true, could be disastrous. Stephen Saine is the uncle and former guardian of ex-Memphis forward Pierre Henderson-Niles. A Memphis native, Henderson-Niles ultimately had a forgettable career at Memphis, never averaging more than...
Via College Spun
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville baseball to AAC title game, Noon, ESPNU

Courtesy of the Memphis Tigers … The University of Louisville baseball team is in the championship game of the American Athletic Conference baseball tournament Sunday. The eighth-seeded Tigers, a long shot at best, the least likely to succeed, lending a hand to their long time rivals. Memphis doing it the hard way, defeating South Florida without its coach who had been booted for...
Via Louisville Card Game
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Memphis suspends Dominic Woodson for using cuss words

Memphis Tigers freshman Dominic Woodson cut loose some cuss words during Wednesday's win over Central Florida and it's going to cost him some playing time.The forward has been suspended indefinitely after head coach Josh Pastner, who does not curse, sent Woodson packing during the second half of the game, apparently because Woodson was using inappropriate language.“I did...
Via Bush League Chronicle
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Here Are The AAC Football Patches For The Memphis Tigers

Who’s ready for some AAC football? The Memphis Tigers are. Today, we got a look at the new conference patches that the Tigers will have on their football jerseys: These are the 2 @American_FB patches that @UofMEquipment will wear next season. #TigerNation pic.twitter.com/VRRQV9yyhR — The Emblem Source (@theemblemsource) July 28, 2013 They look like a perfect fit — it will...
Via College Spun
July 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Memphis Tigers unveil new uniforms with chrome helmet

Plenty of teams have been unveiling their jerseys in preparation for the upcoming football season, and the Memphis Tigers are the latest to do so.  The jerseys themselves are nothing spectacular, but I love the tiger stripes on the pants and the helmets are fantastic.  The chrome helmet with the tiger striping down the center and in the logo is absolutely outstanding.  The blue...
Via Diehardsport
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Photos: Memphis Tigers Release Multiple New Football Uniforms, Awesome Chrome Helmets

The Memphis Tigers aren’t exactly known for their football prowess — the university has long been known as a basketball school. However, the football team will be making some headlines with the new uniforms that they released tonight. It appears the Tigers have three new uniform combinations — here are some photos tweeted out by the Memphis staff: New Tiger uniforms pic.twitter...
Via College Spun
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Memphis Tigers let fans pick new court design

Fans of the Memphis Tigers have spoken.Continuing on with the theme of having college basketball fans voicing an opinion this offseason, the Tigers have unveiled a photo of what their new court will look like at the FedEx Forum next season.As you can see, the new design definitely has no shortage of things to look at. The busy template features a giant school logo in the middle of...
Via Bush League Chronicle
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Memphis Tigers Senior D.J. Stephens Records Highest Vertical Leap in NBA History

D.J. Stephens was a good player in college--just like a lot of guys. There was next to no chance he was going to be drafted into the NBA up until he was working out for the Brooklyn Nets and made NBA history in the process. How? Because he had an incredible 46" vertical leap during workouts! There isn't a video of the leap in question available (at least not...
Via FatManWriting
May 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Memphis Football: Where the punter ends up on the media guide cover

It’s no secret that the last few years have been lean times for the Memphis Tigers football program. That tends to happen when a school is coming off a 4-8 season, which just so happens to mark their best record in five years. Overall, the Tigers are 9-39 since the beginning of 2009, and have just one bowl win since December of 2003. That’s definitely not good, but definitely...
Via Crystal Ball Run
May 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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