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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 ›

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.

Four-Star Guard Myreon Jones Commits to Tubby Smith and the Memphis Tigers

Tubby Smith and the Memphis Tigers have picked up a commitment from Lincoln Academy 6-foot-4 guard Myreon Jones, a four star guard, who is currently averaging 20 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists, and 3 steals as a senior. As a junior, Jones averaged 21 points, 8 rebounds, and 2 assist per game for Huffman High… Read More ›

Mike Parks named to this week’s AAC Honor Roll

Via gotigersgo.com  University of Memphis junior forward Mike Parks Jr., was named to the weekly American Athletic Conference honor roll for his play in games last week vs. UConn and Tulsa. In the two games, Parks went 14-of-21 from the field with 18 rebounds and three blocks. For Parks, a transfer from Southwest Mississippi Community… Read More ›

Father of TJ Moss provides recruiting update

Justice Bolden, TalkBack Live, Los Angeles, CA During the summer of 2017, then East High School rising senior TJ Moss and his father Terrence Moss Sr. decided it was time for a change. After previously winning two Tennessee Class AAA State Championships as a sophomore and junior at East, TJ was invited to prestigious camps… Read More ›

Memphis Tigers Point Guard Jeremiah Martin is named American Conference Player of the Week

By: Justice Bolden Memphis Tigers junior guard Jeremiah Martin was named American Athletic Conference Player of the Week after leading the Tigers to a 2-0 record this past week, which included a 96-89 home win over the Tulane Green Wave Memphis highlights of win over Tulane, and a 75-72 overtime thriller victory over the Temple… Read More ›

Memphis football has 6 first team All-AAC selections

Memphis football has six 1st team All-AAC selections & three 2nd team selections. Memphis 1st team All-AAC QB Riley Ferguson WR Anthony Miller OL Gabe Kuhn OL Trevon Tate LB Genard Avery KR Tony Pollard Memphis 2nd team All-AAC RB Darrell Henderson CB TJ Carter TE Joey Magnifico  Also Tigers CB TJ Carter was named… Read More ›

Four-star guard Tyler Harris’ completes official visit at Memphis, a trio of highly rated prospects will visit the Tigers, Ryan Boyce will announce his college choice on Friday

Tubby Smith and the University of Memphis Tigers are beginning to build momentum with several recruits on the eve of Memphis Madness, which will officially kickoff the start of his second season as head men’s basketball coach.  The Tigers 2018 recruiting class currently includes a commitment from three-star 7-foot-4 Findlay Prep center Connor Vanover, who… Read More ›

TalkBackLive Talks Tubby Smith, Tigers basketball expectations & more w/ Justice Bolden

Hosts Bob & Josh discussed: Tubby Smith, Tigers basketball expectations, the importance of local recruiting, the media’s criticism of Tubby Smith & more w/ Justice Bolden LISTEN HERE>> https://podomatic.com/embed/html5/episode/8524792?autoplay=false

AAC extends Mike Aresco’s contract.

The American Athletic Conference Board of Directors approved a new contract extension for commissioner Mike Aresco through June 2022. “Mike Aresco has done an outstanding job of leading the American Athletic Conference through its early years and I am very happy that he will continue on with us,” Susan Herbst, President of the University of Connecticut… Read More ›