Tigers Basketball

Penny pushing young Tigers hard for next season

Penny Hardaway wasn’t in a mood to coddle his young players after the Tigers loss to Creighton in the second round of the NIT on Friday night.

Hot-shooting Oklahoma beats Ole Miss 95-72 in NCAAs

Memphis Tigers will play Creighton Blue Jays on Friday

Study: 1 in 5 people to bet on NCAA basketball tournament

  Memphis Tigers defeat San Diego, advance to Round 2 of NIT

Tigers embrace NIT rule changes

Mid-South teams ready as March Madness starts Tuesday

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Memphis Tigers to host San Diego Toreros in NIT

SELECTION SUNDAY: Mississippi State to San Jose and Ole Miss to Columbia for first round of NCAA Tournament

Mississippi State defeated by Tennessee, 83-76

Memphis Tigers fall to Houston Cougars 58-61

  Memphis Tigers defeat UCF; head to semifinals against Houston

Memphis Tigers have home court advantage for AAC Tournament

Hardaway hopes team gets hot at right time

With the Air Force Reserve American Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament set to start Thursday at FedExForum, the Memphis Tigers know this is their one sure ticket to get to the Big Dance.

Tigers’ Harris named to AAC All-Freshman team

Former Cordova High School star Tyler Harris was named to the AAC’s All Freshman Team.

Jeremiah Martin named All-AAC

Memphis guard Jeremiah Martin was named to the All-AAC first team.

Arkansas women head to SEC title game after win over Texas A&M

Arkansas women pull off another upset over Texas A&M to advance to SEC championship game

Bulldogs set to play in fourth straight SEC championship game

  Tigers seniors thankful for time spent at UofM

Tigers clinch 5th seed in AAC tournament

  James Wiseman gets McDonald’s All American jersey

  Tennessee Prep’s Damion Baugh commits to UofM

Tigers come back, beat Temple at home

Wiseman named finalist for National High School Player of the Year

Memphis Tigers recruit James Wiseman is one of five finalists for the Naismith High School Player of the Year Award.

Texas A&M hands Arkansas their fifth straight loss

Arkansas loses to Texas A&M Saturday for their fifth straight loss.

Martin scores 37 to carry Memphis over Wichita St. 88-85

Jeremiah Martin posts 37 points as Memphis narrowly beats Wichita State, 88-85

Arkansas State men complete season sweep with Saturday victory

Arkansas State men beat Little Rock 72-65 to complete the first season sweep since 2016-17

  Tigers beat Tulane 102-76

The home stretch of the college basketball season for the Memphis Tiger Men's Basketball team has one simple truth.

Tigers continue racking up AAC honors

A pair of Memphis Tigers racked up American Athletic Conference honors this week.

Wiseman added to Nike Hoops Summit team

While everybody knows about the McDonald’s High School All-American game, the Nike Hoop Summit is the most prestigious showcase for prep basketball talent in the World.

Martin inspires teammates in Tigers’ win at ECU

University of Memphis Senior Jeremiah Martin is ending his career with a bang. Martin led the Tigers with 31 points Wednesday night in an important win at East Carolina, a place where Memphis lost last year in a game that ultimately cost former head coach Tubby Smith his job.

Memphis Tigers’ A-Lo gets good run at ECU

The Memphis Tiger basketball team is trying to build some momentum heading into the American Athletic Conference tournament, which they host next month at FedExForum.

Martin scores 31 to lead Memphis over East Carolina 79-69

Jeremiah Martin explodes for 31 points as Memphis tops East Carolina, 79-69

Ex-Tigers basketball star arrested for domestic assault

Former Memphis Tigers basketball star Robert Dozier was arrested for domestic assault.

Cincinnati Bearcats beat Memphis Tigers

College basketball took center stage Thursday night as the Memphis Tigers were in search of a signature victory at FedExForum against an old rival, the Cincinnati Bearcats.

Pair of Tigers honored by AAC

A pair of Memphis Tigers were honored by the AAC for their efforts this week.

Tigers road woes continue in blowout loss to Tulsa

The Memphis Tigers rode into Tulsa on Wednesday night looking to fix their road woes.

Penny Hardaway shakes the haters in college hoops

Penny Hardaway's Memphis Tigers are moving way up in the NET rankings after Sunday's blowout win over UCF.

  Wiseman selected as McDonald’s All-American

Memphis Tigers signee James Wiseman is officially a McDonald’s All American.

Rose leads Temple to 85-76 win over Memphis

Quinton Rose scored a season-high 26 points, Nate Pierre-Louis scored 15 and Temple beat Memphis 85-76

Tigers women top USF

The Memphis Tigers topped USF 47-40 on Wednesday night.

Tigers’ Brewton makes first AAC Honor Roll

Senior Guard Kareem Brewton made the American Athletic Conference Honor Roll for his efforts in the U of M’s big win over SMU Saturday.

  UofM Tigers improve to 12-6 overall after Saturday’s victory over SMU

University of Memphis head basketball coach Penny Hardaway has no complaints after his squad demolished SMU on Saturday.

  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.

Davenport lands on AAC Honor Roll again

Another Week, another American Athletic Conference Honor Roll for Memphis Tigers Forward Kyvon Davenport.

  Penny Hardaway upset with seniors after ‘ugly win’

A win is a win no matter what, except when you don't win the way the way you want. Tigers head coach Penny Hardaway can relate.

Balanced attack helps Memphis beat East Carolina 78-72

Tyler Harris scored 16 points, Kyvon Davenport had 14 points and 11 rebounds and Memphis beat East Carolina 78-72

Tigers host ECU at FedEx Forum

Head Coach Penny Hardaway and the Memphis Tigers return to FedEx Forum Thursday night to face off with East Carolina.

  Memphis Hoopfest features nation’s top prospects

The Memphis Hoopfest, in partnership with the ARS Rescue Rooter National Hoopfest, tips off on Friday with games at Olive Branch High School and Briarcrest Christian School.

Tigers beat Shockers in AAC opener

Penny Hardaway’s conference coaching debut came Thursday night as Memphis hosted Wichita State at FedExForum.

  Former UofM basketball player accused of attacking girlfriend at grocery store

According to the sheriff’s office, Jimario Rivers attacked his girlfriend at Sprouts on Highway 64.

  Memphis Tigers roll over Florida A&M 96-65

Jeremiah Martin had 22 points and eight assists and Memphis defeated Florida A&M 96-65 on Saturday.

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

Jeremiah Martin scored 22 points, Kyvon Davenport had 15 points and a career-high 15 rebounds, and Memphis used a late 11-0 run to beat Little Rock 99-89

  Memphis falls to No. 3 Tennessee 102-92

Admiral Schofield scored 20 of his 29 points in the second half and added 11 rebounds as third-ranked Tennessee beat Memphis 102-92 Saturday to snap a three-game skid to the in-state rival.

Tigers, Vols rely on star players

The stars will be on display when the Memphis Tigers host #3 Tennessee in college hoops Saturday at FedExForum.

  Harris, Davenport lead Memphis past UAB 94-76

Tyler Harris scored 24 points, Kyvon Davenport added 21 and Memphis beat UAB 94-76 on Saturday.

Memphis Tigers beat South Dakota State

Given the rebuilding state of Memphis Tiger Basketball, there are no "gimmes" on the U of M's schedule.

Wingett still out for U of M basketball

As the Tiger basketball team sets for its next game Tuesday at home, they’ll prepare again without a promising freshman.

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

Kyvon Davenport scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for his 10th career double-double, and Memphis beat Canisius 71-63 in a consolation-round game at the AdvoCare Invitational on Friday.

Tigers fall to Oklahoma State in Advocare Invitational

Tyler Harris had 14 points but Memphis lost to Oklahoma State 84-64 in the AdvoCare Invitational on Thursday.

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

James Wiseman, the country’s number one college basketball recruit, committed to the University of Memphis on Tuesday. On Tuesday night, fans packed a high school game to watch him play.

  Top prospect Wiseman commits to Memphis

The nation's top men's basketball prospect will announce his commitment decision Tuesday.

Tigers’ Harris named AAC Freshman of the Week

Memphis Tiger Rookie Tyler Harris was named American Athletic Conference Freshman of the Week.

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

Tyler Harris had 22 points and Jeremiah Martin added 20, including six in the second overtime, to help Memphis beat Yale 109-102 on Saturday night in double overtime.

  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.