Tigers Basketball

Another 5-star recruit still on table for Memphis

Memphis is not out of the running for 5-star Point Guard R.J. Hampton for next season.

5-star recruit drops Tigers from final list

Penny Hardaway named spokesperson for Memphis International Airport

  University of Memphis athletic director steps down

Memphis women add top 10 JUCO star

4-star recruit Boogie Ellis commits to Memphis

Tigers land 4-star guard Lester Quinones

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Registration underway for Penny Hardaway Basketball Camp

Tigers add top JUCO star to women’s basketball team

5-star recruit takes official visit with Memphis

Tiger hoops looking at Little Rock grad transfer

Tigers commits hoping to recruit more 5 stars to Memphis

Will Wade meets with LSU, NCAA officials

Tigers’ Martin, Davenport to play in 3X3 tournament

A pair of former Memphis Tigers, Jeremiah Martin and Kyvon Davenport, will play in the Dos Equis 3X3U National Championship this coming weekend during the Final Four in Minneapolis.

Mississippi State falls to Oregon, McCowan speaks out on questionable calls

An extremely hard fought game for the Bulldogs came down to the wire. It was the open three-point shots for Oregon that helped the Ducks pull away in the fourth quarter.

  Tennessee Vols prepared for NCAA Sweet 16 game against Purdue

The University of Tennessee men’s basketball team will take the court in the NCAA tournament Thursday night.

  Memphis’ James Wiseman plays in McDonald’s All-American Game

The 42nd annual McDonald's All-American Game was held Wednesday night in Atlanta.

Mike Anderson out as Arkansas men’s basketball coach

  Penny Hardaway grades his first season as U of M Tigers’ head coach

Penny pushing young Tigers hard for next season

No. 1 seed Mississippi St beats Southern 103-46 in NCAAs

Memphis Tigers fall to Creighton Bluejays in NIT Round 2

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

Memphis Tigers will play Creighton Blue Jays on Friday

The University of Memphis will play Creighton at 7:30 p.m. Friday in a second-round game in the National Invitation Tournament at the CHI Health Center in Omaha, Nebraska.

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

A new study found 1 in 5 Americans will bet on the NCAA tournament less than a year after the Supreme Court legalized sports betting.

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

Memphis Tigers defeated San Diego on Tuesday night and advanced to the second round of the NIT with a 74-60 victory.

Tigers embrace NIT rule changes

Memphis Tigers Basketball’s long-awaited return to the postseasom is finally here with a spot in the National Invitation Tournament.

Mid-South teams ready as March Madness starts Tuesday

March Madness tips off on Tuesday, and plenty of local fans are finalizing their brackets.

Memphis Tigers to host San Diego Toreros in NIT

The Memphis Tigers will host the San Diego Toreros in the first round of the NIT at FedExForum on Tuesday.

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

Mississippi State earned a 5 seed in the East Region and will face the 12 seed Liberty in Columbia, South Carolina for the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

Mississippi State defeated by Tennessee, 83-76

Mississippi State battled one of the nation’s best before being handed an 83-76 hard-fought defeat by third-seeded and No. 8 Tennessee during Friday’s quarterfinal action at Bridgestone Arena, home of the NHL’s Nashville Predators.

Memphis Tigers fall to Houston Cougars 58-61

The Memphis Tigers Men’s Basketball team fell to the Houston Cougars 58-61 Saturday.

  Memphis Tigers defeat UCF; head to semifinals against Houston

The Memphis Tigers Men’s Basketball team defeated University of Central Florida 79-55 in the AAC Championship Quarterfinals.

Memphis Tigers have home court advantage for AAC Tournament

The mission is clear for the Memphis Tigers on the eve of American Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball 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

For the fourth straight season, No. 5 Mississippi State will play in the SEC Tournament championship game after defeating Missouri, 71-56, in Saturday’s semifinal action.

  Tigers seniors thankful for time spent at UofM

The Memphis Tigers end the regular season on Saturday night against Tulsa at FedExForum.

Tigers clinch 5th seed in AAC tournament

So Memphis, as the 5th seed, will have to win 3 games in 3 days to make it to the Finals on Sunday.

  James Wiseman gets McDonald’s All American jersey

East High star James Wiseman has already signed with the University of Memphis Tigers.

  Tennessee Prep’s Damion Baugh commits to UofM

With the pressure on to finish strong on the court this season for Penny Hardaway and the Memphis Tigers, there's even more pressure to recruit the top players for next season.

Tigers come back, beat Temple at home

The Memphis Tigers hosted the Temple Owls with revenge on their minds after falling to the Owls in Philadelphia last month.

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.