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Tiger Basketball Opens Early Signing Period Strong

The calender may say it's only November, but it's Christmas Day for New University of Memphis Head Coach Josh Pastner..

Santa has already left 2-top players under his recruiting tree, with more on the way.

The Tigers received Letters of Intent from White Station Point Guard Joe Jackson, ranked the Number 11 in the Nation by Rivals.com...

The 6'Foot, 170 pounder was the MVP of the State Tournament where he led the Spartans to the Championship.

The Tigers also received signed Scholarship papers from Sheffield Sharpshooter Chris Crawford..

The Nations' Number 3 ranked player, Will Barton of Baltimore says on his Twitter Page he has faxed his scholarship papers to the U of M..

Plus, Cameroon Big Man Hippolyte Tsafack announced his commitment to Memphis.

Rivals.com ranks Memphis collection of recruits as Number-2 in the Nation.

The Tigers open the regular season against Jackson State Friday at FedExForum.

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