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Kalscheur leads Iowa State to 78-59 rout of No. 9 Memphis

Nov. 27, 2021 00:42 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Gabe Kalscheur scored 30 points and led Iowa State to a 78-59 win over No. 9 Memphis in the NIT Season Tip-Off championship game on Friday night. Kalscheur was named MVP of the tournament. Tristan and Aljaz Kunc each scored 11 points for the Cyclones...

Williams helps No. 9 Memphis outlast Virginia Tech 69-61

Nov. 25, 2021 00:45 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — DeAndre Williams had 16 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 9 Memphis outlasted Virginia Tech 69-61 in the NIT Season Tip-Off on Wednesday night. Emoni Bates added nine points, all in the second half, making four free throws in the final minute for Memphis...

Duren leads No. 11 Memphis past Western Kentucky 74-62

Nov. 19, 2021 23:40 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Jalen Duren had 22 points, 19 rebounds and five blocks as No. 11 Memphis beat Western Kentucky 74-62 in a sloppy game on Friday night. DeAndre Williams added 13 points and Earl Timberlake finished with 10 for the Tigers (4-0). ...

Harris, Bates lead No. 11 Memphis over Saint Louis 90-74

Nov. 16, 2021 23:38 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Tyler Harris had 18 points and Emoni Bates scored 16 as No. 11 Memphis remained undefeated with a 90-74 win over Saint Louis on Tuesday night. Jalen Duren added 13 points and Josh Minott finished with 12, both going perfect from the field. ...

Bates, Nolley lead No. 12 Memphis to easy win vs. NC Central

Nov. 13, 2021 22:42 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Freshman Emoni Bates scored 15 points and Landers Nolley added 12 to help No. 12 Memphis defeat North Carolina Central 90-51 on Saturday night. Jalen Duren and Lester Quinones added 10 points each. Duren also had 10 rebounds for the Tigers (2-0),...

Talented Memphis eager to end NCAA Tournament drought

Oct. 30, 2021 02:36 AM EDT

Memphis has landed plenty of elite recruits yet still hasn’t earned an NCAA Tournament bid during Penny Hardaway’s coaching tenure. Perhaps this is the year that changes. Memphis returns three of its top five scorers from a team that won the NIT...

No. 12 Memphis poised to chase title with No. 1 class, vets

Oct. 22, 2021 13:41 PM EDT

Coach Penny Hardaway believes he has just the right mix for Memphis to chase the Tigers' first national men's basketball championship. “What I’ve learned this time is to mix the veterans with the young guys," Hardaway said. "You have the No. 1 recruiting class, but...