With their season set to resume Wednesday night, the task is simple for the Memphis Tigers. At 12-6 overall and 8-3 in league play, they find themselves in the catbird seat for one of the highly coveted first-round byes in the looming conference tournament. To secure their position among the…
Postponed games, Senior Day, the postseason, a tenured coach retired and a new interim head coach all came knocking at once on the door for the Memphis Women's Basketball team.
Months after its usual date, the American Athletic Conference (AAC) will finally host its cross country conference meet in Wichita, Kansas. On Feb. 6, the University of Memphis men’s and women’s cross country teams will toe the line in what could be their final race of the season.
Clad in their fresh home whites, the Memphis Tigers (10-6, 6-3) welcomed Central Florida (4-8, 2-7) to FedExForum Monday night for the first of two meetings between them in a three-day span this week.
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.
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…
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…
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…
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.
The latest win at home for the Tigers was all in a day's work. But the ESPN cameras were pointed at the field for three hours and did not tell the whole experience.
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.
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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The Memphis Tigers (20-9, 9-7 American Athletic Conference) returned to FedExForum Wednesday night for their final home game of the regular season, Wichita State (22-7, 10-6 AAC).
The University of Memphis basketball team (21-9, 10-7 American Athletic Conference) victorious over the Wichita State Shockers (22-8, 10-7 AAC) 68-60 in the home regular season finale.
University of Memphis baseball team (8-4) begins a long stretch of road games, as they travel to Wilmington, North Carolina, to play UNC Wilmington Seahawks (9-3).
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.
University of Memphis basketball team (20-9,9-7 American Athletic Conference) returns to FedExForum for their final home game of the 2019-2020 season against the Wichita State Shockers (22-7, 10-6 AAC).
Following the Memphis Tigers (13-16, 4-11 American Athletic Conference) loss to the Southern Methodist University Mustangs last Monday, the Tigers will head to Connecticut to participate in the annual AAC Women’s Basketball Tournament.
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.
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.
As the Memphis Tigers (13-14, 4-9 American Athletic Conference) prepare for their final home game of the season, they know that it will be tough sledding. On Saturday, the University of Central Florida Knights (17-9, 6-5 AAC) will come to Elma Roane Fieldhouse to try to spoil their final hom…
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.
The University of Memphis basketball team survives a thrilling game against the No. 22 Houston Cougars on Saturday afternoon by a score of 60-59. Memphis secured a huge win at home by beating the top team in the American in the Cougars as of right now.
Clad in their road-game blues, the Memphis Tigers returned home Saturday for a huge league matchup with 22nd ranked Houston. With their season winding down, Penny Hardaway’s team could ill-afford to let another opportunity slip through their fingers on their own floor.
University of Memphis baseball team (1-3) opens up their second weekend series of the season starting on Friday, as the Dayton Flyers (3-1) come to town.
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…
“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…
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.
The University of Memphis basketball team (17-8) went into Hartford, Connecticut and dropped a crucial game against the UConn Huskies (14-11) by a score of 64-61, making it the third straight loss for Memphis.
After pulling off the upset against Wichita State on Wednesday, the Memphis Tigers (13-12) fell to the Eastern Carolina University Pirates (6-18), 61-57.