In 2014, the Memphis men’s basketball program was a force. Then-head coach Josh Pastner was wrapping up his fifth season at the helm, having taken the reins from John Calipari in 2009, and had the Tigers in the Round of 32 for the second year in a row, their fourth consecutive tournament appearance.
With 40-odd bowl games to sit through, you have to appreciate Western Kentucky’s efforts to spice up a game between the AAC West’s fourth-best team and the Conference USA champions.
Shaq Goodwin’s technical foul late in the first half led to three Tulane points after the Memphis forward drew referees’ ire by hanging on the rim by his elbow, 2000 Vince Carter-style. Those three points helped the Green Wave force overtime, and eventually beat the 14-11 Tigers 94-87. (Even more upset than the…
The Memphis Tigers lost to Auburn in the Birmingham Bowl yesterday, but safety Reggis Ball wanted a souvenir to commemorate his two interceptions in the game. So, he wrestled an equipment staffer for a game ball and ran. The school dismissed the redshirt senior from the team a few hours after the incident.
Auburn just put the finishing touches on a 31-10 victory over Memphis in the Birmingham Bowl, but according to some dispatches from reporters on the scene, the real drama started after the game. Get ready for some good drama!
Memphis is beating SMU 56-0 at the half, thanks to seven Paxton Lynch touchdown passes. He’s coming soon to a bad NFL team near you!
Cincinnati quarterback Gunner Kiel lay motionless on the field in Memphis after taking a shot to the head from Tigers defensive back Chauncey Lanier. Lanier was initially ejected for the act, but officials reversed the penalty after replay review.
Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari will be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame this weekend for a career that has, over nearly 30 years, seen his teams advance to six Final Fours (two of them vacated) and win an NCAA title. Before Calipari coached Kentucky, however, he spent nine seasons at the University…
It's a Monday afternoon, and thus time for college football live from an MLB stadium. Today's Miami Beach Bowl between BYU and Memphis may have been this season's most exciting football game—Memphis hit a 55-yarder to stay alive and then grabbed a game-ending interception to seal a 55-48 win—but it's what happened…
This is Memphis's junior tight end, Alan Cross. Alan's pumped! Hell yea! Maybe you should utilize some chill though, Alan. It's just the Miami Beach Bowl.
A Memphis fan in primo seats earned an ejection from officials during tonight's game against UCF at FedEx Forum, and he nearly had to be removed by force.
On Saturday, the Memphis Tigers played the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks in a meh game no one really cared about. But in said meh game, this ridiculous fast break happened, which if not the best play of the year so far, has to be the most fun.
Now is not the time for calisthenics, coach.
We haven't heard a scream like that since Howard Dean was running for office. [CBS]
With the Big East in full meltdown mode, two of the traditional basketball powers are considering a move to the ACC—or, barring that, UConn and Cincinnati will take their ball and go start their own conference, according to The Sporting News. The only flaw in this plan is that the new conference would blanket the…
Joey Dorsey? You mean, he isn't still with the Raptors? Nope. He's with Olympiacos Pireaus, the defending Euroleague champs. And the former University of Memphis star is breaking the glass, if not quite shattering it. I recommend clicking through to the actual YouTube link for the video above, where there are lots…
Former Memphis DE Dasmine Cathey took a four-week mass communication course in the summer of 2010.
Josh Pastner committed a no-no the other night: He tweeted the name of a recruit from the University of Memphis's official men's basketball Twitter account. NCAA rules prohibit coaches from discussing recruits until they sign, and even though the tweet was deleted quickly, the damage had been done. Pastner's offense…