Tigers Basketball

  Hardaway says Lil Penny will make return soon

Memphis Tigers head coach Penny Hardaway set the world on fire Wednesday when he talked about the possible return of his alter ego Lil Penny.

Balanced attack helps Memphis beat East Carolina 78-72

Tigers host ECU at FedEx Forum

Memphis Hoopfest features nation’s top prospects

Tigers beat Shockers in AAC opener

Former UofM basketball player accused of attacking girlfriend at grocery store

Memphis Tigers roll over Florida A&M 96-65

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Martin, Davenport lead Memphis to 99-89 win over Little Rock

  Memphis falls to No. 3 Tennessee 102-92

Tigers, Vols rely on star players

Harris, Davenport lead Memphis past UAB 94-76

Memphis Tigers beat South Dakota State

Wingett still out for U of M basketball

U of M Tigers fall to Texas Tech

The Memphis Tigers basketball team was in action on Saturday, along with their football brethren.

James Wiseman officially signs with U of M

he nation’s top basketball prospect in the class of 2019 is officially a Memphis Tiger. Tigers head coach Penny Hardaway told reporters James Wiseman, who committed to the U of M last week, has signed his national letter of intent to play for Memphis at his weekly press conference on Thursday.

Hardaway says he wants more from UofM Tigers

Making championship appearances is what Memphis Tigers head basketball coach Penny Hardaway is all about, even if he doesn't have the team to get him there right now.

Tigers fall to Charleston in Advocare Invitational finale

Orlando area native Grant Riller scored 32 points and added a career-high nine assists, Jarrell Brantley had 19 points, and Charleston beat Memphis 78-75 for fifth place on Sunday.

Davenport leads Memphis past Canisius, 71-63

Tigers fall to Oklahoma State in Advocare Invitational

UofM basketball fans get preview of future Tigers' skills at East High game

Top prospect Wiseman commits to Memphis

Tigers’ Harris named AAC Freshman of the Week

Harris, Martin help Memphis beat Yale 109-102 in 2OT

  Memphis Tigers mourn teammate who lost battle against leukemia

Those who knew Memphis Tiger forward Karim Azab are remembering their fellow player and friend.

U of M basketball player dies 9 months after leukemia diagnosis

Karim Sameh Azab, a University of Memphis basketball player, has died after losing his battle with leukemia.

Tigers add 2 players on signing day

University of Memphis basketball coach Penny Hardaway netted two signees on the first day of the early signing period, with consensus 4-star Forward D.J. Jeffries signing his national letter of intent with Memphis.

Memphis Tigers face first real test of the season; fall to LSU

Memphis Tigers Head Basketball Coach Penny Hardaway says he won’t shy away from playing top competition, whether it’s early in the season or late.

Tigers open Hardaway era with 76-61 win over Tennessee Tech

Seven and a half months ago Penny Hardaway was named the new head men’s basketball coach at the University of Memphis. The euphoria of a favorite son coming home to lead his Alma Mater carried a blue and gray wave all the way through the summer to Tuesday night’s season opener vs. Tennessee Tech as

Tigers take care of Christian Brothers 95-68 in exhibition finale

Jeremiah Martin led the way with 24 points, as the Memphis Tigers beat Christian Brothers University Buccaneers 95-68 in an exhibition game at FedExForum on Friday night.

Top recruit lists Memphis in top 5 schools

Rejean “Boogie” Ellis, ranked as a top 35 prospect by 24/7 Sports, included Memphis among his top 5 schools on his Twitter account.

Tigers get one more tuneup before season opener

Penny Hardaway and the Memphis Tigers are getting ready for their final dress rehearsal before tipping off the season next week.

UofM Tigers dominate in exhibition game against Lemoyne-Owen College

Not since the 2008 run to the National Championship game has there been this much fervor about the Memphis Tigers basketball team.

Jeremiah Martin: playing for hometown Tigers difficult at times

Penny Hardaway’s arrival at the U of M, as the head men’s basketball coach, has put an extra emphasis on winning with talent from the city of Memphis.

Penny Hardaway on G-League’s alternative to college one and done route

New University of Memphis head men’s basketball coach Penny Hardaway is locked in recruiting battles with the blue bloods of college basketball for many of the nation’s elite players, but now he and his competitors may have to battle with the NBA G-League as well.

Tigers women’s basketball team ready to prove themselves

The Memphis Tigers women’s basketball coach Melissa McFerrin and her squad are quietly working to bring a winning product to the Elma Roane Fieldhouse.

Jeremiah Martin 'refreshed’ under Penny Hardaway

Senior point guard Jeremiah Martin is ready to lead the Memphis Tigers into a big season.

Hardaway wins over Tigers ahead of first season at helm

With under a month to go before the Memphis Tigers men’s basketball season tips off, new head coach Penny Hardaway and company made the trip to Philadelphia for American Athletic Conference media days.

Tigers use AAC media day trip to bond before season

One of the first things Penny Hardaway said when he got to the University of Memphis last Spring was he wanted his players to believe.

Grizzlies sign former Memphis star DJ Stephens

The Memphis Grizzlies finally announced former Tiger D.J. Stephens is joining the team.

The 5: Catching up with former Ole Miss star Marshall Henderson

WMC Action News 5′s Sudu Upadhyay recaps the 2018 Memphis Madness, and is joined by former Ole Miss guard and polarizing NCAA basketball star Marshall Henderson.

Memphis Madness brings excitement back to U of M basketball program

A sellout crowd of an estimated 18,000 fans welcomed in a new era of Memphis Tiger men’s basketball under Penny Hardaway at the 2018 Memphis Madness at FedExForum on Thursday.

Memphis Madness included local rappers, No. 1 overall recruit & a hometown hero as head coach

The time has finally come for the unofficial tipoff to Penny Hardaway’s first season as the head men’s basketball coach at the University of Memphis--Memphis Madness.

Penny Hardaway’s first Memphis Madness has fans, students excited

Thursday, Memphis Tigers basketball fans will get their first look at Penny Hardaway and the 2018-19 men’s and women’s teams at Memphis Madness.

Lomax, Harris elevating one another under Penny’s guidance at U of M

Penny Hardaway’s first roster as the head men’s basketball coach at the University of Memphis features two freshman point guards from Memphis.

Penny stays quiet on Memphis Madness rumors

The first Memphis Madness with Penny Hardaway as the head men’s basketball coach of the Memphis Tigers has the chance of being the most star studded Madness event in school history.

  Tigers tip off first official practice under Penny Hardaway

The Penny Hardaway era at the University of Memphis began on March 20th, but the start of fall practice on Tuesday signified the official start to Penny’s reign at the U of M.

Conference games round out Tigers 2018-19 schedule

The University of Memphis men’s basketball schedule is finally complete.

Penny Hardaway at TD Club of Memphis: “We’re going to win.”

Penny Hardaway became the first basketball coach ever to speak to the Touchdown Club of Memphis on Monday night.

Hardaway meets with top 2020 recruits

Penny Hardaway and staff are busy on the recruiting trail, meeting with Whitehaven Guard Matthew Murrell and East High’s Malcolm Dandridge this week.

Hardaway impresses at first boosters club

The whirlwind that is the University of Memphis men's basketball program since Penny Hardaway took over is ramping up excitement, even though the first game is more than two months away.

Top 2 national recruits to visit Memphis basketball

Even with football season inching ever closer, you can't keep Penny Hardaway and Memphis Tigers basketball off the top of the charts.

5-star recruit decommits from Kentucky; is Memphis next?

After months of fending off would-be college basketball suitors by saying there is no other school for him but Kentucky, Olive Branch Basketball star D.J. Jeffries is now having second thoughts.

Hardaway, Tigers looking to defy preseason pundits

Just how good do you think the Memphis Tigers basketball team will be this year?

Penny Hardaway Breaks Down Tiger Staff Cohesion

We've still got about 3 Months before the Memphis Tigers Basketball team stars hooping for real.

Tiger basketball players audition for new staff

Memphis Tigers basketball players are putting their best feet forward for their new head coach Penny Hardaway.

Hardaway, Tigers coach kids at summer camp

Penny Hardaway is finally getting to do some on court coaching at the University of Memphis at his Penny Hardaway Kids Camp at the Student Rec Center.

Mitchell set to join Hardaway's staff at Memphis

Get ready to put a bow tie on the final assistant coach position for Memphis Tigers basketball.

Tigers add Wingett to 2018 basketball class

David Wingett is the final piece of Penny Hardaway's 2018 recruiting puzzle for the University of Memphis.

Lomax officially signs with Tigers

The last time we saw Alex Lomax, he was leading the East High Mustangs to their third straight state championship. Now, he's ready to lead his new team, the Memphis Tigers..

Rodney Hamilton reportedly tabbed as Tigers director of basketball operations

Rodney Hamilton will be hired as the University of Memphis' new Director of Basketball Operations, GoTigers247 reports.

Penny Hardaway lands first Memphis recruit--his son

New University of Memphis basketball coach Penny Hardaway has his first player commitment...and it's one he knows very well.

With Penny at helm, East High recruits think highly of Memphis

Now that Penny Hardaway is on the Job, there are expectations he will get top talent to come play for the U of M....and Penny is already off to a great start.

Report: Wichita State grants East star Lomax release

Call it the Power of Penny. CBS Sports' Gary Parrish reports East High Guard Alex Lomax has been released from the national letter of intent he signed with Wichita State.

Bulldogs. Lady Vols back in Women's NCAA Tournament

The Women's NCAA Tournament gets underway this weekend.

Tigers' Thornton stepping up for stretch run

Only two more regular season games remain for the Memphis Tigers before the start of conference tournament play, but right on time for players to become key pieces for the U of M.

Tiger women win final regular season game at Temple

The Memphis Tiger Women played the final game of the regular season at Temple in Philadelphia.

Tigers upset No. 23 Houston

The Memphis Tigers men's basketball team puts its two-game winning streak on the line against a streaking group of Cougars from Houston.

Rebels win Madlock's debut as interim coach, top Missouri in OT

Tuesday night in college basketball brought the debut of Tony Madlock as the Interim Head Coach for Ole Miss.

Tigers' Parks makes AAC Honor Roll

Memphis Tigers center Mike Parks, Jr. earned a spot on the AAC Honor Roll after a big week.

Brewton gets start, helps Tigers win at SMU

It's the Injury Bug Bowl for the Memphis Tigers and SMU Mustangs tonight in Dallas.. SMU without its leading scorer Shake Milton, and just about everybody else.. The Tigers without THEIR leading scorer Jeremiah Martin after re-injuring his hip..   Kareem Brewton starts for Martin, who misses the first game of his career due to injury and gets the job done. Mike Parks leads the Tigers with 17 points and 4 rebounds.. Reynere Thornton off the Oak contributes 12 points and 9 boa...

Tigers could face SMU without leading scorer

The Memphis Tigers get back on the hardwood Wednesday in American Athletic Conference action, but they might be without one of their top players.

Tigers go for a 'Shocker' Tuesday

After losing a game to a team they should not have lost to, now the Memphis Tigers are faced with the dilemma of trying to best a team that, on paper, they shouldn't beat--the 16th-ranked Shockers of Wichita State.

Tigers win 2 in a row, beat Tulane 96-89

The Memphis Tigers Hoop Squad, with a chance to get back even in American Athletic Conference, hosted the Tulane Green Wave Downtown at FedExForum.

Tigers have work to do before taking court vs UALR

It's back to the drawing board for the Memphis Tigers after absorbing a 12 point loss to 25th ranked Alabama.

Tigers tip off regular season Friday

College basketball is here for the Memphis Tigers! The U of M tips off its season Friday evening against the 25th ranked Alabama Crimson Tide.

Tigers to face weakened Tide in opener

The Memphis Tigers squad is on its way to the Northeast, where it will play Alabama to open the regular season in the Naval Academy Classic on Friday.

East High's star PG to play for Wichita State

East High's Alex Lomax announced he'll play his college ball at Wichita State.

Central High WBB star signs with Arkansas State

Central High Star Jireh Washington signed on the dotted line with Arkansas State.

Memphis and Vandy will not play charity game

There will be no charity basketball game between Memphis and Vanderbilt next week.

Fans get first look at new-look Tigers at Memphis Madness

It's been three years since Memphis Madness was the thing to do for Tigers basketball fans.

Tiger women's hoops lose top scorer to injury again

Memphis Tigers Senior Forward Ashia Jones is out for the year, again, with another knee Injury.