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With the Tigers set to square off against the seventh-ranked Bearcats on Saturday, we decided to break down the history of this series prior to the next chapter of their rivalry, which will be crucial for positioning down the stretch in the American Athletic Conference.  

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A season ago, the Memphis Tigers put together the best run in program history on the way to an American Athletic Conference championship and appearance in the Cotton Bowl. Whether it was Tulsa’s missed field goal to keep their New Years’ Six bowl hopes alive, their 54-48 shootout victory ove…

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The 2019-2020 season played host to many narratives about the basketball team. It was Head Coach Penny Hardaway’s second year at the University of Memphis, and he began the year with the most impressive group of freshmen available in the nation. Expectations were through the roof. But as the…

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Joe Salisbury stands nearest to the net as his partner, Rajeev Ram, prepares to serve what would be the final point of the championship match at the Australian Open. A strong serve from Ram, and their opponent moves to return the ball with a lunging, backhand swing, but the ball never reache…

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With the University of Memphis cross-country team continuing to train for a season that may not even happen because of the pandemic, some of the athletes are planning to pursue their passion for competition without the financial support of the university. 

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Mike Norvell, the former head coach of the Tigers football team, and his family are making the transition from living in Memphis to Tallahassee, after Florida State University (FSU) hired Norvell to become their head football coach. But there is much that they miss about Memphis. 

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After seeing his team’s chances go up in smoke even before the cancellation of the 2020 NCAA postseason altogether, two things were clear: Penny Hardaway had maybe over-stepped when he declared his group of freshmen and sophomores would win the national title, and there was still a good bit …

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Yesterday, Memphis 901 FC announced that they will be signing Tim Howard, a former World Cup goalie with over 20 years of experience as a professional soccer player, on to the team just three days before their home opener. 

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The Memphis Tigers (8-3) returned to the diamond over the weekend for a three-game home series with Western Illinois (0-9). Coming off their 8-5 victory over Central Arkansas last Tuesday, Daron Schoenrock’s young Tigers would be eager to continue building momentum and confidence.  

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University of Memphis basketball team (20-9, 9-7 American Athletic Conference) took care of business on the road against the Tulane Green Wave (12-17, 4-13 AAC) on Saturday night. The Tigers still have some slim hopes of the NCAA tournament bid left, but it is definitely small. 

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University of Memphis basketball team (19-9, 8-7) lost another road game against the SMU Mustangs (19-8, 9-6) on Tuesday night. The Tigers may have lost their last chance at an at-large bid for the NCAA tournament. 

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Merriam-Webster defines survival instinct as the ability to know what to do to stay alive. For the Memphis Tigers (17-8, 6-6 American Athletic Conference), losers of three straight games, there would be no better time than the present for that instinct to kick in. A home loss to East Carolin…

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“Hangman is coming down from the gallows and I don’t have very long.” I’ll be the first to admit John Shaw was not talking about basketball when Styx released its legendary hit “Renegade” back in 1978, but that well-known refrain is eerily representative of where Penny Hardaway and the Memph…

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Green grass. Sweet crack of the bat. Take me out to the ballgame blasting over the speakers for the first time in months. It all just felt right. The Memphis Tigers were back in action at FedEx Park over the weekend for their opening series against the Xavier Musketeers.  

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University of Memphis baseball will come back Friday as the young, but veteran team from the 901 returns to action against the Xavier Musketeers. They will kick off opening weekend on Valentine’s Day at FedEx Park. 

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The University of Memphis basketball team added another terrible loss to their resume on Saturday against the South Florida Bulls. They lost 75-73 and only cashed in on two of the three games during this homestand. The Tigers now drop to 17-6 on the season and 7-3 in the American Athletic Co…

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The University of Memphis basketball team (17-5,6-3 American Athletic Conference) played a great game against the Temple Owls (11-11,3-7 AAC) on Wednesday as they won 79-65. It was the Tigers third straight win and a newfound confidence heading into the stretch run of the regular season. 

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Boogie Ellis is on a mission to redeem himself after a rough start to his freshman season as a Memphis Tiger. He played a well-rounded game for the Tigers on Saturday against UConn with six points, five rebounds and three assists. Memphis would win the game 70-63 in what was the last time th…

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Memphis basketball has had a up and also a down season so far in 2019-2020. Despite their 14-5 record, this highly anticipated team is only 3-3 in conference play so far. Tigers have lost two straight and have so many questions that need quick answers before the conference tournament approac…

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With their season at a crossroads, the Memphis Tigers (14-5,3-3 American Athletic Conference) returned home Saturday for another league matchup with SMU (15-4,5-2 AAC). One of the keys coming in was seeing how this young group would respond after the debacle in Tulsa. A win could serve as a …