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WATCH: Memphis Tennis: Tigers top MTSU

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WATCH: Memphis Softball: Tigers defeat UT Martin

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Hardaway wants Memphis to face toughest competition

Penny Hardaway is looking to return the Memphis basketball program to its days as a perennial NCAA Tournament presence, and one of the ways he hopes to do that is by taking on some of the best teams in the nation.Hardaway, who agreed to replace Tubby Smith this week as the next coach of the Tigers, said one of his first orders of business will be calling coaches like John Calipari...
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WATCH: Memphis Baseball: Tigers top MVSU

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WATCH: Memphis Softball: Tigers down Ole Miss

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Penny Hardaway secures first recruit at Memphis

Penny Hardaway needed very little time to secure his first recruit at Memphis.Hardaway, a former Memphis star who went on to great success in the NBA, was officially announced as the Tigers’ new head coach on Tuesday. A successful youth and high school coach in Memphis, Hardaway has ties to many top players from the area. Those relationships already led one recruit to flip to the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hope City: Spring has arrived for Memphis basketball

Will the energy of Penny Hardaway’s return to the U of M help everyone who inhabits FedExForum Chances are, if you read this blog regularly you are at least familiar with the University of Memphis and their men’s basketball program. “Hoop City” isn’t just a moniker, it’s a fact - the city of Memphis loves their basketball, and long before the Memphis Grizzlies called the 901 home...
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4 days ago

Penny Hardaway to be announced as Memphis Tigers’ next head coach

Former Memphis All-American Penny Hardaway is heading back to his alma mater — as its men’s basketball coach. Memphis will announce Hardaway as its next coach on Tuesday, said a person familiar with the situation. The person spoke to The Associated Press Monday on condition of anonymity because Memphis hasn’t publicly announced the hire. Memphis has scheduled a news conference for...
Via The Denver Post
4 days ago

Report: NCAA issues will keep Larry Brown from joining Penny Hardaway’s staff

A very bizarre Penny Hardaway-Larry Brown dream team will not be formed at Memphis.Though there were some rumors that Hardaway had interest in bringing Brown on as an assistant upon landing the Memphis job, ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reported that “multiple NCAA issues” will scuttle that possibility. Brown’s tenure at SMU ended with a host of NCAA violations, and Hardaway probably won’t...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Report: Penny Hardaway agrees to become coach of Memphis Tigers

The former Magic guard and Memphis native will replace Tubby Smith It’s just about official: Penny Hardaway has himself a new coaching gig. The former Orlando Magic guard has reached a deal to become the new head coach at the University of Memphis, reports Jeff Goodman of ESPN. Memphis announced that a press conference will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. Central Time to introduce...
Via Orlando PInstriped Post
4 days ago

Report: Penny Hardaway agrees to coach Memphis

Penny Hardaway will be the next coach of the Memphis Tigers, according to a report.ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reported Monday that Hardaway has agreed to a deal to coach the Tigers, replacing Tubby Smith, fired after two seasons at the school.The 46-year-old Hardaway does have coaching experience, having coached AAU while also embarking on a successful high school coaching career at Memphis...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Penny Hardaway to become next Memphis coach

Former NBA star Penny Hardaway was a stud in college playing for Memphis before his pro career kicked off. Now he’s headed back to where it all started to coach the Memphis men’s basketball program, per Jeff Goodwin of ESPN.Hardaway willl replace Tubby Smith, per the report, and a press conference is expected to announce the move on Tuesday.Memphis’ basketball program needs a spark...
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WATCH: Memphis Tennis: Tigers Knock Off Tulane

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Frank Martin expresses his support for fired Tubby Smith

South Carolina head coach Frank Martin expressed his support for Tubby Smith after Smith was fired by Memphis on Wednesday.Martin called it a “sad day” in the business with Smith being fired after just two years on the job. Smith went 40-26 over two seasons, though there was nothing special about his tenure. And that’s the problem.Memphis thinks that by hiring Penny Hardaway — which...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tubby's Tigers win at buzzer; reach AAC semis

While Tubby Smith's future with the Memphis Tigers has been a topic of speculation, it hasn't slowed his team thus far in the American Athletic Conference tournament. On Friday, the Tigers upset Tulsa, 67-64, to reach the semifinals.
14 days ago

Undefeated UCF team will be honored at Pro Bowl

UCF finished the 2017 season as college football’s only undefeated team. During the NFL Pro Bowl — which will emanate from the Knights’ hometown of Orlando — the team will be honored.“When we thought about UCF and the amazing season they had going undefeated and their bowl game win, we thought there was really no better way, especially in the city of Orlando, to do something for...
Via Sportsnaut
January 22, 2018  |  Discuss

WATCH: This throw by Josh Rosen is why NFL scouts are drooling

Josh Rosen continues to show why so many talent evaluators at the NFL level cannot stop talking about his potential at the next level.Locked into a shootout in Memphis Saturday, the Bruins quarterback is having to keep his team in the game. UCLA’s defense is just not good, and the Tigers have been moving the ball at will. Down by 10 points in the third quarter after he threw a pick...
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September 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Five reasons to watch the Boca Raton Bowl

Okay, listen, we get it. Most likely, you think bowl season starts on New Year's Eve. Maybe slightly earlier depending on when your team is playing. But regardless of whether or not you're aware of them, the bowls have already started, and there's plenty of college football action to get you through to the main events around New Year's.A Memphis team on the rise against the high...
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December 19, 2016  |  Discuss

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