Latest Memphis Tigers men's basketball News

Memphis to host Georgia as part of SEC/American alliance

Jul. 9, 2019 2:54 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Memphis will host Georgia this season in a matchup that features two of the nation's most heralded incoming freshmen as part of a scheduling alliance between the Southeastern Conference and American Athletic Conference. The SEC and AAC announced in April they had formed a scheduling...

Longtime Memphis broadcaster Forrest Goodman dies

Jun. 11, 2019 6:54 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Forrest Goodman, a longtime member of the Memphis football and men's basketball broadcast team, has died. He was 48. Memphis athletic department spokeswoman Tammy DeGroff said Goodman's wife, Michelle, told the school Goodman died Monday night. Memphis issued a release announcing...

Hardaway adds ex-Suns assistant Toppert to Memphis' staff

Jun. 10, 2019 6:43 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis coach Penny Hardaway has added more NBA experience to his staff by hiring former Phoenix Suns assistant Cody Toppert. Toppert spent the 2018-19 season as an assistant coach and director of player development on a Suns staff headed by Igor Kokoskov. The staff was fired at the...

Sam Mitchell leaves Memphis coach Penny Hardaway's staff

May. 21, 2019 5:45 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis coach Penny Hardaway says former NBA coach of the year Sam Mitchell is no longer part of his staff. Mitchell worked as an assistant coach for Memphis in 2018-19 during Hardaway's debut season. Hardaway said Tuesday at a news conference that Mitchell has "decided to go in...