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Jarvis Greer

Tiger Basketball Celebrated at Tennessee State Legislature

The University of Memphis Basketball team is honored by the Tennessee State Legislature Tuesday in Nashville.

Head Coach John Calipari, along with Assistant John Robic, plus players Pierre Niles and Jeff Robinson were present, as was University President Dr. Shirley Raines.

The Tigers reached the NCAA Final Four for the first time since 19-85, and playing in the National Championship game for the first time in 35 years.

House Clerk Burney Durham read a House Resolution outlining the teams accomplishments during the season, including winning an NCAA Record 38 games, plus going undefeated in winning the Conference USA Regular Season and Tournament titles.

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