MEMPHIS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Bulls Offer Pass-Rushing Specialist

After signing with the Memphis Tigers in 2013, Claude George has since enrolled at Hutchinson (KS) Community College and garnered four scholarship offers in the recruiting process. The 6-foot-3, 240-pound linebacker talks about his latest offer from South Florida, future visit plans, his top three schools, and more below.
Via southflorida.scout.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Memphis' Pookie Powell decides to stay

After contemplating transferring from the University of Memphis, redshirt freshman guard Pookie Powell has decided to remain a Tiger, a source confirmed Thursday afternoon. The news broke yesterday that Powell was considering leaving the program over a conflict of interest with Josh Pastner, but it appears as if he has changed his mind. "Pookie is two feet in," Pastner...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Hits: Memphis fends off George Washington

RALEIGH, N.C. -- As 8-seed Memphis (24-9) entered its opening NCAA Tournament game, it was thought that George Washington (24-9), the 9-seed, was the tougher-minded, more resilient team.  But in the end, it was Memphis that came out as the more physical team, dominating the offensive glass early and setting the tone before hanging on for a 69-66 win.  1. Billion Dollar Bracket...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the Finalists for 4-Star Guard JaQuan Lyle

A 4-Star shooting guard who can play either guard position, and do a little bit of everything, JaQuan Lyle (Evansville, IN/Huntington Prep) is one of only three Top 50 prospects who remain uncommitted. On Wednesday afternoon, that number will be reduced to two, as Lyle is set to pick between his three finalists: Memphis, Oklahoma State and Oregon. Here is how the addition of Lyle would...
Via In The Neutral Zone
29 days ago  |  Discuss

What Seed Did Memphis Get In The 2014 NCAA Tournament?

Seed: For the upcoming 2014 NCAA Tournament, the Memphis Tigers were given an 8-seed in the East-region. They are coached by Josh Pastner and hail from the AAC. You can view the entire 2014 NCAA Tournament field here in our official bracket. Where: They will open play against George Washington in Raleigh on Friday. Why: Memphis finished with a 12-6 record in the AAC, tied for...
Via College Spun
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Goodwin, Jackson Selected NABC All-District

University of Memphis’ Shaq Goodwin and Joe Jackson picked up more postseason accolades Wednesday when the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced its all-district teams. Jackson earned NABC All-District 25 first team honors, and Goodwin was an NABC All-District 25 second team selection. For Jackson, it is his second-straight NABC first team honor, as he was...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 13, 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

Memphis Tigers down UCF 76-70

Among college basketball teams on nine-game losing streaks, the UCF Knights have to be the best in the country. For the second time in two weeks, Isaiah Sykes and friends battled the nationally ranked Memphis Tigers well into the second half before succumbing. The visitors outrebounded the Tigers (39-27) and outscored Memphis 48-44 in the paint, just enough to test the nerves of...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Memphis' Dominic Woodson suspended for foul language

The Memphis Tigers beat UCF Wednesday night at home, but they lost a player for at least one game. No the player didn’t get hurt, he cussed. Freshman Dominic Woodson will not play against the No.24 UConn Huskies Saturday because he apparently used foul language while sitting on the bench.After hearing his language coach Josh Pastner sent him to the locker room.“If you are going...
Via Just Sports And Just Us
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Memphis 6’1 Guard Joe Jackson Blocks 7 Foot Center

It is no suprise to anyone that basketball is a tall man’s game. But everyone once in a while you get a player on the smaller side who has enough athleticism to stick around. Memphis Tigers guard Joe Jackson may only be 6’1, but he has some serious ups. In fact, he was able to block Przemek Karnowski who happens to be 7’1. The post Watch Memphis 6’1 Guard Joe Jackson Blocks...
Via Standing O Sports
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Memphis Coach Argues With Louisville Fans That Called His Players Thugs

The Memphis Tigers got a huge win on the home court of the defending champion Louisville Cardinals last night. Salty Cardinal fans took exception with the celebratory manner in which the Tigers left the court and starting insulting them. Memphis head coach Josh Pastner was having none of it, and stuck up for his players letting the fans know that they have a perfect APR score and...
Via BlackSportsOnline
January 10, 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

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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