Tigers get financing approval for indoor practice facility - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Tigers get financing approval for indoor practice facility

(Source: Austin McAfee/WMC Action News 5) (Source: Austin McAfee/WMC Action News 5)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

With the Memphis Tigers fortunes improving on the Football field in terms of wins, fans, and recruiting, it got another boost from the school's administration.

The new UofM Board of Trustees authorized President David Rudd to finalize alternate financing for the proposed Tiger indoor practice facility.

The project has been on hold since the School's $40 million Time to Shine Capital kicked off almost two years ago.

Head football coach Mike Norvell tweeted the following:

Tigers Athletic Director Tom Bowen said a groundbreaking date for the new facility will be finalized next week.

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