College Basketball

Kennedy Chandler heading to USA hoops trials

Chandler is a 2-time Tennessee Mr. Basketball winner at Briarcrest High School.

Tyler Harris to return to Tigers, Walker decommits from Memphis

Report: Cisse enters transfer portal while testing NBA Draft

Shelby County Commission honors Penny Hardaway and Tigers

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Quarterback battle focus on Tigers football Friday Night Stripes game

  Unorthodox season leads to Hutch for Southwest TN CC basketball

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‘Run it back’: DeAndre Williams to return to Tigers

Former Tiger Boogie Ellis finds new hoop home

UofM basketball gets 3-star 2022 commit

Former Tiger basketball player headed to TCU

Tigers basketball to play in pre-season NIT

Transfer portal delivers a Timberlake to Tigers Basketball

Tigers star Moussa Cisse declares for NBA Draft, will maintain NCAA eligibility

The freshman center who was named AAC Freshman of the Year posted the announcement on Instagram exclaiming, “DREAMS DO COME TRUE!”

4th Tiger enters transfer portal in college basketball

Another player has entered into the transfer portal for Penny Hardaway, making it four Tigers moving on from the University of Memphis just days after winning the NIT.

Memphian Chandler Lawson enters transfer portal from Oregon

The University of Oregon is another school taking a transfer portal hit, and it could have Memphis implications.

3 Tigers basketball players enter NCAA Transfer Portal

All three were part of the Tigers much-ballyhooed number one recruiting class in the nation in 2019.

Hogs fall in NCAA Elite to top seed Baylor

  UofM names new head coach for Tigers Women’s Basketball

Kennedy Chandler to present Memphis on international stage

Memphis Tigers win 2021 NIT Championship

Ole Miss advances to finals of WNIT

  Tigers survive and advance to NIT Final 4

Rebels’ Shakira Austin on path for All-American season

Ole Miss Forward Shakira Austin is named a Region 2 finalist for WBCA Coaches All-America Team.

  Ole Miss playing for trip to WNIT semis without head coach sick with COVID-19

Ole Miss women’s basketball continues its postseason push playing Monday night for a trip to its first WNIT Semifinals.

Hardaway: Tigers ‘locked in’ ahead of NIT quarterfinals

Head coach Penny Hardaway says they’re still looking to capitalize on their opportunity. He says a good run in the NIT builds momentum for next season.

Louisiana Tech uses big 2nd-half run to beat Ole Miss in NIT

Louisiana Tech will play Western Kentucky on Thursday in the quarterfinals.

Ole Miss, Miss. State secure spots in NIT

Both Ole Miss and Mississippi State’s men’s basketball teams will play postseason ball in the National Invitational Tournament.

Second UofM women’s basketball game against Wichita State postponed

The University of Memphis women’s basketball game against Wichita State has been canceled again due to inclement weather in the Bluff City.

Memphis Tigers women’s basketball game postponed

Monday’s Memphis women’s basketball game against Wichita State has been postponed due to the impending winter storm.

Tiger basketball activities paused because of COVID-19

Contact tracing is ongoing within the program. As a result, the American Athletic Conference has postponed Thursday’s game against Cincinnati.

3rd straight Memphis Tigers basketball game postponed for COVID-19 issues

The American Athletic Conference announced Wednesday Memphis’ Thursday evening basketball game against SMU at FedExForum is postponed because of a positive COVID-19 case and ongoing contact tracing.

Another game postponed for Memphis Tiger Women’s Basketball

The Memphis Tigers Women’s Basketball game against Wichita State is postponed due to COVID-19 cases with the shockers.

Ole Miss basketball gets emergency replacement for Saturday’s game

Scheduling any kind of athletic event is just plain insane during this pandemic.

Memphis vs. UCF game postponed over COVID-19 issues

The game was set for an 8 p.m. tipoff at UCF but is now postponed because of positive COVID-19 cases and ongoing contact tracing at UCF, the American Athletic Conference announced Tuesday.

  Hardaway implements new offense as Tigers take on South Florida

Get ready Tigers fans!! The Memphis Tigers return to the hardwood tonight for a conference matchup against South Florida.

Penny Hardaway agrees to 5-year extension with UofM worth $12.25M

Hardaway’s in his third year with the University of Memphis. The new agreement extends through April 15, 2026.

Penny Hardaway to play with Tigers’ starting lineup ahead of AAC games

Penny Hardaway feeling out different lineup combinations before conference play starts.

Positive COVID-19 tests prompt cancelation of Ole Miss basketball classic, match vs. Memphis

Last week, coach Kermit Davis tested positive. A news release Monday says there have been additional positive cases and contact tracing is ongoing.

Memphis men’s basketball announces 2020-21 schedule

The 27-game regular-season schedule Wednesday against Saint Mary’s in the Bad Boy Mowers Crossover Classic in Sioux Falls, S.D. at 3:30 p.m. Central Time on ESPN2.

Ole Miss men’s basketball coach tests positive for COVID-19

Ole Miss men’s basketball coach Kermit Davis tested positive for COVID-19.

Moussa Cisse on Kareem watch list

Memphis Tiger freshman Moussa Cisse getting preseason recognition named to the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center of the Year watch list.

Tigers get replacement for Ohio State in crossover classic

The Memphis Tigers have a new opponent to start their college basketball season.

Tiger basketball practice opens, first game Nov. 25

Now to hoops where the curtain is up on Tiger basketball, the U of M is opening official practice this week at the Laurie-Walton Family Basketball Center.

Tigers basketball opponents set for start of season

We’re just about six weeks out from tipoff of the Memphis Tigers Basketball season. We now know their first opponent.

University of Memphis hosting 2024 NCAA Tournament

The University of Memphis has been selected to host the first- and second-round games in the 2024 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. Memphis will host the six games at the FedExForum.

Ayomide Onu commits to Tigers basketball

One of the crown jewels of the Class of 2021 has been on the Memphis Tigers basketball radar almost since his arrival in this country from Nigeria.

AAC prepares for men’s, women’s round-robin schedules in basketball

It’s Official. The American Athletic Conference will play a 20 game double round-robin college basketball schedule this season for its men’s and women’s programs.

Ayomide expected to commit to Tigers in October

The Memphis Tigers could see their basketball recruiting fortunes richen next week.

Wooddale’s Lawson commits to Oregon

The last of the 4 Lawson Brothers of Memphis high school hoop fame made his college commitment Wednesday night.

Tiger basketball on list for 4-star big man

After reeling in a pair of commitments from top-ranked wing players, the University of Memphis is on the list for a top big man for 2021.

Another top commitment for Tigers basketball

Make it the daily double for University of Memphis hoops this week -- the Tigers getting another commitment from a top 100 player.

  U of M Athletics announces ticket updates for 2020-21 basketball season

University of Memphis Athletics has announced that all season ticket renewals from the upcoming 2020-21 basketball season will be rolled over and credited for the 2021-22 season.

Tigers basketball snags New Hampshire commitment

One down, one to go for the Memphis Tigers this week in college basketball Recruiting

Precious Achiuwa thanks Memphis, Hardaway for draft preparedness

In less than two months, the University of Memphis will see two of its former athletes get the call to make millions of dollars in the NBA.

Tigers transfer Nolley says he’s found hoop home in Memphis

Landers Nolley says he received the news he wasn’t confident he would get.

Report: AAC talks 20-game conference hoop season

Jon Rothstein of college hoops reports sources tell him the American Athletic Conference will play a 20-game, double round-robin league schedule next season.

NCAA sets opening date for college basketball

The NCAA Division One Council is setting the start of the college basketball season for the day before Thanksgiving, Nov. 25.

Report: Tigers basketball heads north for the winter

In college basketball news the Memphis Tigers may be trading bathing suits for snowshoes.

WMC and UofM team up to broadcast games for ESPN streaming service

WMC Action News 5 is teaming up with the University of Memphis athletics department to produce games for the new American Athletic Conference national television agreement with ESPN.

  Story of legendary LeMoyne-Owen College coach featured at film festival

The spotlight is on Memphis sports again as the independent film “First Forgotten Champions: The Legacy of Jerry C. Johnson” makes its debut in the Burbank International Film Festival this week.

Could a basketball ‘bubble’ be in the Tigers' future

While the NBA has proven the “bubble concept” works to keep the coronavirus away from its athletes, college basketball is taking a long look to see if it can be implemented at its level.

Tiger Football picked 3rd by AAC media

After beginning fall camp with dreams of a second straight American Athletic Conference Football Championship, the University of Memphis gets the side-eye from media members voting in the pre-season poll.

Legendary Georgetown Coach John Thompson passes

Former Georgetown Head Coach John Thompson has died. He suffered from multiple health challenges.

NCAA declares Tigers’ Nolley eligible

Transfer Guard Landers Nolley is declared eligible for the upcoming season.

Penny Hardaway talks eligibility, Wiseman’s future NBA draft

Memphis Tigers Head Basketball Coach Penny Hardaway says it’s a possibility the college basketball season might not start till January due to the coronavirus.

Another 5 star hoop recruit puts U of M Tigers on the list

Five-star High School Basketball Recruit J.D. Davison puts the Memphis Tigers on his Top 6 List of Colleges for 2021.

Moussa Cisse commits to Memphis

The former Lausanne star announced Wednesday afternoon he has committed to play for the Penny Hardaway’s Tigers.

Tiger basketball adds Billikens Home and Home series

Memphis Tiger Basketball Coach Penny Hardaway continues reeling in games.

Tigers basketball aims high in recruiting

Memphis Tigers Head Coach Penny Hardaway is working the recruiting trail and turning heads up in Minnesota.

NCAA bans Mississippi from holding any championships over state flag

The NCAA Board of Governors is banning any NCAA championship events from being held in Mississippi.

  Top Memphis basketball players from all levels play -- the ultimate hoops session

What happens when you get the best Memphis hoopers together for some pick-up? It goes viral and becomes the hottest invite in town.

Cisse makes Memphis basketball fans wait for decision

University of Memphis basketball fans have been on edge waiting for an expected announcement this week on where one of the nation’s top hoop recruits would pick to go to college.

Mike Miller stepping down as assistant coach for Memphis Tigers basketball

Memphis Tiger Basketball loses an assistant coach and leading recruiter. Mike Miller announced he has stepped down from the program to spend more time with his family.

Another Tiger speaks up on death of George Floyd

University of Memphis Point Guard Boogie Ellis becomes the second tiger basketball player in a week to comment on the protests of the killing of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis last Monday.

Memphis’ top 2021 hoop recruit leaves for prep school

High school hoops, while Lausanne’s Moussa Cisse reclassifies, the new No. 1 recruit in the state of Tennessee will move to play his senior year in Kansas.

Lausanne’s Moussa Cisse reclassifies to class of 2020

Moussa Cisse reclassifies to class of 2020

Vols head to Jimmy V Classic

Tennessee will play Gonzaga in basketball this season, if we get sports back on the court.

Tiger Basketball sets Auburn for December

Memphis Tigers Basketball lands a big get for the upcoming season.

Cisse names Memphis Tigers basketball in top 6 collegiate list

G-League competition or not, the recruiting race rages on for prep stars, and Penny Hardaway has the Tigers in the mix for another top local standout.

  ‘I don’t agree with that’: Hardaway on G-League going after top high school talent

Penny Hardaway not happy with how NBA G-League is going after high school recruits