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Chris Chiozza @Chiozza11: Man on A Mission by @Leontaylor1983

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July 9, 2018

Former Memphis High School standout Guard Chris Chiozza has come a long way since his days as a standout point guard at White Station High School.

Former UAB signee Ryan Boyce coming to Memphis.

Class of 2018 Memphis East (TN) SF Ryan Boyce has committed to Memphis. Boyce was once committed to UAB and played for Penny Hardaway at East High School. Boyce signed his letter of intent to UAB in December. The 6-foot-5 shooting guard announced his commitment to Penny Hardaway and the Memphis Tigers on Thursday via Twitter. Boyce is… Read More ›

Top 100 Recruit chooses Memphis

Malcolm Dandridge, a 4-star who’s ranked the No. 82 overall prospect gave Penny Hardaway his first commitment of the 2019 class. Dandridge is the fourth local prospect–joining Lomax, Hardaway, and Tyler Harris–to commit to Penny since he became the Tigers head coach in late March. Memphis became the favorite to land Malcolm once Penny Hardaway… Read More ›

Four- Star Guard Tyler Harris Signs with the Memphis Tigers

Tyler Harris, a four-star point guard from Cordova High School, has committed to the University of Memphis Tigers men’s basketball team. By landing Harris, New Memphis Head Coach Penny Hardaway and assistant coach Tony Madlock have now locked up the two top seniors in Memphis high school basketball, as four-star point guard Alex Lomax signed… Read More ›

Malik Rhodes has been granted his release from the University of Memphis

Memphis Tigers guard Malik Rhodes announces via Instagram that he has asked for his release from the University of Memphis. Rhodes becomes the 1st of the JUCOs brought in by Tubby Smith to transfer & he joins freshmen David Nickelberry & Jamal Johnson. Another scholarship has been opened up for Penny Hardaway.

Jamal Johnson requests his release from the University of Memphis

Memphis guard Jamal Johnson is transferring from the program. He becomes second Tigers’ player to transfer since Penny Hardaway’s hiring. Only one scholarship player remains from last year’s freshman class, forward Victor Enoh. Here is his statement below via Twitter: 🙏🏽 pic.twitter.com/jldbHvpWGo — Jamal Johnson (@_jamaljohnson) April 3, 2018   The Tigers now have at least… Read More ›

Talkbacklive #PrepMonday segment podcast: Featuring: @UTMCoachJJ @Leontaylor1983

Monday on our 9am #PREPMONDAY segment with Leon Taylor joining us, we talked with former Melrose high school coach & currently UT Martin Associate head coach Jermaine Johnson. We discussed the current high school basketball culture in Memphis & how it compares to when he was coaching Adonis Thomas and Chris Jones at Melrose. Plus… Read More ›

Memphis Tigers coaching staff update: Faragi Phillips status

Via our Talkbacklive reporter Leon Taylor According to a source, Faragi Phillips can not be apart of the Memphis staff. Coach Phillips coached Lomax in AAU, which if he were to be added on as Director of player development or basketball operations, would be a NCAA violation. Unless Coach Phillips is named as one of… Read More ›

Memphis’ NIKE EYBL affiliate Team Penny (TN) will officially be switching back too..

The Bluff City Legends (TN) are back. Memphis’ NIKE EYBL affiliate Team Penny (TN) will officially be switching back to their old program name, last used in the 2012 EYBL. The Legends will stay on the Nike EYBL and feature the top rising senior in the country ESPN #1 player in the 2019 class, James… Read More ›

TalkBackLive #TigersTalkTuesday Podcast Featuring Head Coach & Director of Basketball – Lincoln Prep Coach Bryan Lippman. (4* guard Myreon Jones high school coach)

TalkBackLive #TigersTalkTuesday Podcast Featuring Hosts Bob & Josh, TalkBackLive Network reporter Justice Bolden, as well as the Head Coach & Director of Basketball – Lincoln Prep Coach Bryan Lippman. (4* guard Myreon Jones high school coach). We talked about Myreon’s visit to Memphis & the tigers chances of landing him. LISTEN HERE>>