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Time for a change

Yesterday The University of Memphis head coach Melissa McFerrin retired. It was a happy day on Valentine’s Day for my good friend Phinehas Johnson who would have had plenty of jokes, like a roast for Melissa. It was honestly time for a change. A change that was needed for fans who want to see a winning program on all levels.

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Standout ACC Freshman Landers Nolley is officially a Memphis Tiger

Written by EVAN DEVOULD: After missing out on high SCHOOL STANDOUTS LIKE JALEN GREEN, ISAIAH TODD, AND LIKELY GREG BROWN, PENNY HARDAWAY LOOKED FOR THE TRANSFER MARKET AND STRUCK GOLD. ON MONDAY AFTERNOON MEMPHIS LANDED A COMMITMENT FROM REDSHIRT FRESHMAN LANDERS NOLLEY. NOLLEY PLAYED AT VIRGINIA TECH THIS SEASON AND WAS A HUGE PLAYMAKER FOR THE HOKIES. NOLLEY AVERAGED 15.5

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James Wiseman, the Nation’s No. 1 Prospect, to sign with Coach Penny Hardaway and the Memphis Tigers

James Wiseman – the No. 1 recruit in the class of 2019 according to ESPN – has committed to play college basketball next season at the University of Memphis. Live video of No. 1 James Wiseman committing to the Memphis Tigers, courtesy of ESPN The thought that Wiseman, a 7-foot center originally from Nashville, would eventually sign with the Memphis

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Back 2 Good? – A Preview of the 2018-2019 Memphis Grizzlies

Prior to 2018 the fans of the Memphis Grizzlies were not used to having their late Aprils and early Mays so boring.  For seven consecutive springs, from 2011 to 2017, the Memphis Grizzlies had made the playoffs.  Even the 2015-2016 campaign that saw the Grizzlies set the record for the number of players who were on a NBA roster finished

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The Culture Club – An Old School Coach and a Young Team Changed a Franchise

On November 12, 2002 The Memphis Grizzlies, off to an 0-8 start, fired head coach Sidney Lowe.  Well technically he resigned, but that is semantics.  New President of Basketball Operations Jerry West was determined to turn around a franchise that had never had a winning season since its inception in Vancouver.  Speculation swirled all day as to who would be

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Lanyce and Lanetta Williams talk choose Memphis Lady Tigers

BY Evan Devould The stage was set Thursday evening for the Lady Tigers to make a huge splash on the recruiting trail. Lanyce and Lanetta Williams were set to make the announcement on where they will take their talents to on the collegiate level next season. The twins chose between University of Memphis, University of Georgia, and University of Mississippi

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