MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Memphis has added 6-foot-11 center Chad Rykhoek, a Baylor graduate transfer who never played at his original school because of injuries. Tigers coach Tubby Smith announced the addition of Rykhoek (RYE'-cook) in a news release Thursday. Show More Summary
The Memphis Tigers are looking to turn things around in the 2016-17 college basketball season after missing the NCAA Tournament for the second year in a row. They start over with Tubby Smith taking over the program, but they lose their...Show More Summary
Ain't no other conference that can take your spot, Big 12! Memphis would like to be a part of the Big 12, no matter how little sense it might make for the league to take a team that has won 10 games once in its Division I history. Last week, the school tweeted a... Show More Summary
Dedric Lawson wears No. 1 for the Memphis Tigers, and considering how much that team lost this offseason due to graduations and transfers, it will often feel like Lawson is their one and only option in 2016-17. Memphis is just one of several teams that figures to be putting all of its hopes and dreams into one player for the upcoming season. Show More Summary
Sacramento Kings forward Rudy Gay has passed his old home court in Memphis, Tenn., to new Memphis Tigers men’s basketball coach Tubby Smith for $1.48 million. The two-story house returned to market in mid-April and closed sale in less than two months, according to property records. Gay, who began...
Charlie Moore, a 4-star point guard out of Chicago, committed to the California Golden Bears Wednesday one month after rescinding his commitment to the Memphis Tigers. The floor general made his decision official with a post on Twitter: According...Show More Summary
Back in March, Memphis running back Jarvis Cooper got some sick ink of himself in his Tigers uniform: Can't wait to tell these stories (...)
Good morning! This is the Read Option, your daily college football newsletter. Sign up for this in your inbox! Memphis is home to both the University of Memphis Tigers and FedEx. The latter is hoping to help the former into the Big 12,...Show More Summary
Will this be enough to boost Memphis' candidacy for Big 12 expansion? Memphis-based FedEx is willing to become a major Big 12 sponsor, but only as long as the conference adds the Memphis Tigers to the fold, according to ESPN's Jake Trotter. Show More Summary
The Memphis Tigers football program has been on the rise the past couple of seasons, and it reportedly wants to continue that ascension all the way to the Big 12. According to Phil Stukenborg of the Commercial Appeal, “Memphis is among...Show More Summary
The Denver Broncos' search for a new quarterback is over. The reigning Super Bowl champions traded up to the 26th overall pick to select former Memphis Tigers signal-caller Paxton Lynch in the 2016 NFL draft Thursday night. Denver originally...Show More Summary
Sometimes, all it takes is one domino. Just one week ago, Georgia Tech provided an improbable escape hatch for Josh Pastner at Memphis, which led the Tigers’ program to quickly move in uprooting well-traveled Tubby Smith from Texas Tech. Show More Summary
John Calipari had a fantastic run at Memphis, reaching the national title game in 2007-08 with a 38-2 record, and winning at least 33 games in each of his final four seasons with the Tigers. Things ended on a sour note, however. While...Show More Summary
Memphis is turning to Smith to get the Tigers back to the N.C.A.A. tournament, something the veteran coach has already done at five other programs.
Tubby Smith will replace Josh Pastner, who left Memphis to take the Georgia Tech job. The post Memphis Tigers Name Tubby Smith New Head Coach appeared first on SLAMonline.
Memphis has hired Tubby Smith as its new men's basketball coach, choosing to go with a veteran to get the Tigers back to the NCAA Tournament. The university announced the hire Wednesday on its athletic department's website
Despite their efforts to keep him, Tubby Smith is leaving Texas Tech to become the next head coach of the Memphis Tigers, according to CBS Sports’ Gary Parrish. Smith led the Red Raiders to one of their 15 NCAA Tournament appearances...Show More Summary
The Memphis Tigers reportedly will hire Tubby Smith as their head basketball coach, per CBSSports.com's Gary Parrish and ESPN.com's Jeff Goodman. Smith replaces Josh Pastner, who left to take over the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. Pastner's departure was met with enthusiasm from a number of Tigers fans. Show More Summary
Star freshman staying with Tigers despite Pastner's departure
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets announced on Friday that they've hired Josh Pastner as their head men's basketball coach, thus ending his seven-year tenure in the same position with the Memphis Tigers. ESPN's SportsCenter first relayed the news courtesy of ESPN.com's Jeff Goodman and other outlets. Show More Summary