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BYU football: Hill's injury, coaching blunders, weak defense defined 2014 season

Provo • If ever a season-ending game symbolized a football season for the BYU Cougars, it was last week’s 55-48 loss in double overtime to the Memphis Tigers in the inaugural Miami Beach Bowl. There were highs, lows, an embarrassing post-game brawl and, as a somber coach Bronco Mendenhall said afterward, two or three critical plays that decided the outcome. Similarly, two or...
Via The Salt Lake Tribune - BYU
2 hours ago

Tiger Basketball Looking Up With Fourth Consecutive Win

By Kelley D. Evans The University of Memphis basketball team’s rocky start is now on pause as they defeated a first-time opponent – the Western Illinois Leathernecks on Tuesday night (Dec. 23) at FedExForum. The Tigers, now 7-4 have won their last four games. Sophomore Forward Nick King scored 12 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, his first collegiate double double. Calvin Godfrey...
Via Reporting Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Win Miami Bowl Over BYU

by Anthony Sain In the world of storybook season endings, post-game brawls are not pre-written into the narrative. They are like bad meat that alters the flavor of hard work put in during the year. So after upending the Brigham Young Cougars (8-5) in a 55-48, double overtime thriller in the inaugural Miami Beach Bowl, the University of Memphis Tigers (10-3) were saddled with the...
Via Reporting Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Memphis defeats Western Illinois 78-51

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Nick King scored 12 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and led a balanced Memphis attack to a 78-51 rout of Western Illinois on Tuesday for the Tigers' fourth straight. Calvin Godfrey scored 12 and grabbed nine rebounds, Austin Nichols scored 12, and Trahson Burrell and Pookie Powell scored 10 apiece. The Tigers (7-4) never trailed and opened with a 12-2 run in which...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Memphis, BYU athletic directors express regrets over fight after Miami Beach Bowl

The athletic directors at Memphis and BYU are expressing regret over the fight following the Tigers' 55-48 overtime victory in the Miami Beach Bowl. Memphis athletic director Tom Bowen said he and coach Justin Fuente will review video over the next few days and take ''appropriate disciplinary measures.'' He adds in a statement Tuesday: ''Hopefully, it will be a learning lesson for...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Memphis, BYU express regrets over fight at Miami Beach Bowl

The athletic directors at Memphis and BYU are expressing regret over the fight following the Tigers' 55-48 overtime victory in the Miami Beach Bowl. Memphis athletic director Tom Bowen said he and coach Justin Fuente will review video over the next few days and take ''appropriate disciplinary measures.'' He adds in a statement Tuesday: ''Hopefully, it will be a learning lesson for...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Memphis, BYU athletic directors express regrets over fight

The athletic directors at Memphis and BYU are expressing regret over the fight following the Tigers' 55-48 overtime victory in the Miami Beach Bowl. Memphis athletic director Tom Bowen said he and coach Justin Fuente will review video over the next few days and take ''appropriate disciplinary measures.'' He adds in a statement Tuesday: ''Hopefully, it will be a learning lesson for...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

BYU Football: Memphis Robbed of Chance to Celebrate Milestone

It only takes a few dumb decisions to turn a victory into a defeat. That must be how the Memphis Tigers felt Monday after they were robbed of the chance to celebrate their landmark victory over BYU. To be sure, there were dumb decisions made by Tigers and Cougars alike as the two teams erupted into a bar-style brawl that left multiple players bruised and bleeding, and both teams seething...
Via TornBySports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

#MiamiBeachBowl brawl 'capped' by Chase Johnson sucker helmet bash, Kai Nacua sucker punch,

After an interception by Tigers cornerback DaShaughn Terry to end the game, a fight breaks out near the line of scrimmage between Memphis and BYU. [Bleacher Report]Fight downgrades into a gang war as Memphis Tiger Chase Johnson (#68, ironically enough from...Olive Branch, MS) brings a weapon to the brawl - his helmet.But don't worry, BYU defensive back Kai Nacua (#12, Las Vegas,...
Via Bob's Blitz
5 days ago  |  Discuss

BYU football: Ugly game-ending brawl mars inaugural Miami Beach Bowl

Miami • One of the most thrilling and entertaining football games in BYU history, and one of the most painful, ended with the Cougars engaged in an ugly brawl with the Memphis Tigers on Monday afternoon at Marlins Park, site of the inaugural Miami Beach Bowl. As video clips of BYU players fighting with Memphis players after the Tigers’ 55-48 victory in double overtime went viral...

Video: Memphis, BYU Get Into Nasty Brawl Following Miami Beach Bowl

The Miami Beach Bowl between Memphis and BYU was easily the most entertaining contest we’ve seen so far this bowl season. Unfortunately, the way it ended will be talked about for all of the wrong reasons.  Seconds after the Tigers iced the game on an interception in double overtime, multiple fights broke out on the field. Numerous players on both teams took swings at one another...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Beach Bowl ends in ugly brawl between BYU and Memphis (VIDEO)

The Memphis Tigers won the Miami Beach Bowl in double overtime, 55-48 over the BYU Cougars. But an ugly brawl marred the events on the field on Monday. A DaShaughn Terry interception ended the game, but hostilities ensued. And the fight turned extremely ugly.
Via Fox Sports South
5 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Miami Beach Bowl – BYU vs. Memphis

The BYU season started off hot, gathering top 25 honors and hopes for a season reminiscent of the Ty Detmer days. But all of that came to a crashing to earth when starting quarterback Taysum Hill was injured in the 5th game of the year and out for the remainder of the year. But the Cougars picked themselves up and were able to finish the year strong with a 8-4 record. Some players...
Via Optimum Scouting
6 days ago  |  Discuss

BYU Cougars at Memphis Tigers: Betting odds, point spread and tv info for Miami Beach Bowl

The Miami Beach Bowl will take place Monday afternoon when the BYU Cougars and Memphis Tigers square off. BYU (8-4) and Memphis (9-3) both enter this one unranked but looking for a nice end of the season when they meet in this one. The game is scheduled to start at 2:00 pm ET from Marlins Park in Miami, FL. Coverage will air on ESPN and WatchESPN. The Odds: Memphis is a 2 point...
Via Tireball.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Miami Beach Bowl Is Not A Pleasure Trip For BYU Or Memphis

Miami is — along with New Orleans — one of the great winter party destinations for American football fans. The city has served as the longtime host of the venerable Orange Bowl game, and it has also hosted 10 Super Bowls. Miami is a city made for postseason football, so it might be easy to think that the Brigham Young Cougars and Memphis Tigers want to live it up in South Florida...
Via The Student Section
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Bowl breakdown: BYU vs. Memphis

MIAMI BOWL: BYU (8-4) VS. MEMPHIS (9-3) MONDAY, DEC. 22, 2 P.M., ESPN KEY MATCHUP Some people will sit down to watch the Miami Bowl and focus in on BYU quarterback Christian Stewart or Memphis linebacker Tank Jakes. Zoom out, however, and watch a classic football matchup: a powerful offense versus a stout defense. BYU averaged 36.2 points per game this season, only 19 teams in the...
Via Fox Sports South
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Beach Bowl Preview and Prediction: Memphis vs. BYU

By Chip Williams | Memphis Columnist E-mail the author | Follow on Twitter On December 22, 2014, the Miami Beach Bowl will officially join the college football bowl circuit, hosting, on paper, a very entertaining game that features the Memphis Tigers (9-3. 7-1)—co-champions of the American Athletic Conference—and BYU (8-4). Memphis entered the season with raised […] The post...
Via AAC Football Fever
13 days ago  |  Discuss

AAC Power Rankings: Co-Champions are No. 1, 2, and 3 Heading into Postseason

AAC Football Fever Power Rankings: Week 16 1. Memphis Tigers (9-3, 7-1; LW: No. 1)—It’s been one heck of a week for the Memphis football program. The Tigers won their share of the American Athletic Conference championship, are in the middle of signing coach Justin Fuente to a contract extension, and are going to the […] The post AAC Power Rankings: Co-Champions are No. 1, 2...
Via AAC Football Fever
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Memphis Football Dealing With Concequences of Success

At a program like the University of Memphis, success in football is something that does not come around often and when it does, it happens to come with positives and negatives. This past Saturday, the Memphis Tigers won what will now be a share of the American Athletic Conference Football Championship and improved their record […] The post Memphis Football Dealing With Concequences...
Via AAC Football Fever
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Memphis Can Secure Small Share of AAC Title with Win vs. UConn

It is borderline unfathomable what could take place on Saturday: the Memphis Tigers could win the American Athletic Conference Title. No, not in basketball. In football. Memphis has always been a basketball school in a basketball city. Ever since the Grizzlies came to town, the city has nicknamed itself “Hoop City,” and rightfully so. The […] The post Memphis Can Secure Small...
Via AAC Football Fever
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Familiar Face Leading the Memphis Tigers’ Rushing Attack

Following their 31-20 win against South Florida, the Memphis Tigers (8-3, 6-1) look to secure at least a share of the American Athletic Conference championship on Saturday as they will take take on the Connecticut Huskies (2-8, 1-5)—statistically one of the worst teams in college football. Over the last several games, Memphis has been led […] The post Familiar Face Leading the...
Via AAC Football Fever
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

College Basketball 2014-15: Memphis Tigers Team Preview

This time last year Josh Pastner had a backcourt some were describing as college basketball’s best thanks to the presence of four senior...
Via Athlon Sports
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

UConn tickets for Memphis game the most expensive on the schedule

Following a championship season, ticket prices are certain to rise. And that is certainly the case for UConn mens basketball tickets after last year’s national championship run. The average price for tickets to a UConn home game is currently $176, according to Easy Seat, an official ticketing partner of the UConn Huskies. Leading the way is an early March matchup with conference...
Via The Sports Daily
October 30, 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
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