Penny Hardaway billboards go up around Memphis

Penny Hardaway billboards go up around Memphis
(Source: WMC Action News 5)
(Source: WMC Action News 5)

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - The new men's head basketball coach at the University of Memphis is getting some love from his hometown.

A "Welcome Home Penny" electronic billboard went up on Poplar Avenue near White Station.

Across town in Orange Mound, you'll see a "Product of Public Schools" billboard featuring Penny Hardaway--a proud graduate of Treadwell High School

It's one 16 billboards featuring famous graduates from Shelby County Schools.

Hardaway was introduced at the head basketball coach at Memphis on Tuesday.

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