Alex Lomax, the Memphis East star point guard, has been mentored by Penny Hardaway since the 5th grade and when Hardaway was named head coach at Memphis Tuesday afternoon, it was an clear to Shocker head coach Gregg Marshall what the right call was in the situation.

Here is the release from Wichita State regarding commit Alex Lomax requesting release. lomaxrelease

Lomax is a four-star point guard who just led Memphis East to its third straight state championship and was chosen Tennessee’s AAA Mr. Basketball for the third straight season.

Penny Hardaway hasn’t even been the Memphis Tigers men’s basketball coach for a full day, but he’s already making waves.

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