The Memphis Tigers Out-Globetrotted The Globetrotters With A Late Play Of The Year Contender

It’s fun to celebrate a college basketball star for making an amazing play, but it’s even better when you can celebrate the entire team. Memphis Tigers Geron Johnson, Michael Dixon Jr., Chris Crawford and Shaq Goodwin are the culprits in what I want to call a late Play of the Year contender, but can’t, because it’s SEVERAL great plays all jammed together. The ball gets stripped...
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Memphis Tigers Harlem Globetrotter Fast Break Oop v SEMO

Memphis Tiger Geron Johnson strips it, tips it -- Michael Dixon Jr. tosses it over his head back to Johnson who alley-oops it to Shaq Goodwin for the slam.Memphis 77, Southeast Missouri 65**Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
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Dixon leads No. 13 Memphis in exhibition win

Michael Dixon Jr. scored 18 points, Dominic Woodson added 14 on a perfect shooting night as No. 13 Memphis defeated Christian Brothers 92-63 in an exhibition game Friday night. Woodson's 7-of-7 shooting and 7 of 10 from Dixon were part of the Tigers hitting 52 percent from the field. Nick King had 12 points and 10 rebounds for Memphis, while Geron Johnson added 11 points. Drew...
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November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Phish and Memphis college basketball history

Flashback to March 2005 at the FedEx Forum. Darius Washington was a freshman sensation. He was the second leading scorer for the Tigers and its leading assist man. But most remember him for this moment, whose postscript was well-written in SI by Grant Wahl.Read more →
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November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

2013-14 NCAA Preseason Preview: No. 18 Memphis

The time is here and now for the 2013-2014 edition of the Memphis Tigers. This season marks the 4th year in a row that Memphis enters ranked in the Top 25. Yet previous campaigns have been marred by slow starts and inconsistency. This was evident last year as Memphis, who went 31-5 during the regular season, failed to advance past the third round of the NCAA tournament. Does 5th...
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October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Memphis announces new basketball court

The Memphis Tigers finally know what their new basketball floor is going to look like, and it’s really cool. Memphis decided to release four design options and leave it up to the fans to choose which version they liked best, and the results are now in. A photo of the winning selection was released by the university bookstore on Twitter: Tiger Nation, here is the new floor design...
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June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Memphis leaves new court designs to fans

In advance of a 2013–2014 season in which it has aspirations of playing deep into March, Memphis... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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June 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Kansas lands transfer Tarik Black

Memphis forward Tarik Black is transferring to Kansas and will be eligible to play immediately. Black has graduated from Memphis and has one year of eligibility left. Last season, Black started five of 32 games played for Memphis and averaged 8.1 points and 4.8 rebounds. His 58.9 field goal percentage was second best on the team. He had 20 blocked shots and 22 steals at the power...
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May 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Memphis's F/G Adonis Thomas to enter NBA draft

Memphis forward-guard Adonis Thomas plans to forego his final two seasons with the Tigers to sign with an agent and declare for the NBA draft. The Commercial Appeal first reported Thomas' decision Thursday. Memphis coach Josh Pastner confirmed Thomas' decision in a text to The Associated Press. The 6-foot-7, 240-pound Thomas was a McDonald's All-American in 2011 coming...
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April 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Josh Pastner jumps around on court

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March 23, 2013  |  Discuss

2012/13 Preseason NCAA Top 25: #23 - Memphis Tigers

Fall is here, and school is back in session, which means the good times are almost here - the start of college basketball season!  To get you ready for this upcoming season, The Hoops Manifesto presents to you its preseason top 25 team rankings, based on the input from our esteemed voting panel.  Next up #23: Memphis Tigers Big thanks to our voting panel: Jeff Fox (@HoopsManifesto...
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September 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Memphis defends borders as top-30 wing Nick King commits

While the profile of the Memphis Tigers basketball program expands beyond their geographic area of the country, the reality is that they don’t have to travel far to capitalize on that stature. The talent-rich Memphis high school basketball scene has plenty of talent, more than enough to buoy the Tigers as they attempt to determine [...]
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August 27, 2012  |  Discuss

NBA Draft Blog Interview with Wesley Witherspoon

When Wesley Witherspoon first arrived in Memphis to play for John Calipari, many expected him to be another in a line of stars to play for the Tigers.  But, after 1 year Calipari left, and new coach Josh Pastner never seemed to really know how to use the long, athletic wing effectively.  Playing all over the court, Witherspoon never seemed to settle into a comfortable role, yet...
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May 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Memphis coach Josh Pastner blames wife for minor recruiting violation

Memphis basketball coach Josh Pastner committed a puzzling secondary recruiting violation via the team’s Twitter account Tuesday night when he tweeted the following: “Tony Parker.” Parker is a big man from Georgia and one of the top recruits in the class of 2012, and the Tigers and many other teams would love to have him. Since the tweet qualified as publicly discussing an...
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April 19, 2012  |  Discuss

PA announcer forgets who coaches Memphis

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