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  • Moussa Cisse's commitment provides Memphis fans with another five-star recruit to get excited about

    CBS Sports "By the time he went live on Instagram on Wednesday afternoon to announce his college decision, most people who follow recruiting even a little already knew Moussa Cisse would be committing to Memphis. So the words coming from his mouth were hardly a surprise. But, still, Tiger fans..." July 16

  • No. 24-rated prospect Moussa Cisse commits to Memphis basketball

    ESPN "Moussa Cisse, the No. 24 prospect in the ESPN Class of 2020, has committed to play for Memphis Tigers, he told ESPN on Wednesday. "Coach Penny Hardaway is a legend and can help me develop my game and take it to the next level," Cisse told ESPN. "He has a lot of..." July 15

  • Penny Hardaway's Coaching Led to an Attempted Murder Charge

    Sports Casting "Since he stepped away from the NBA more than a decade ago, Penny Hardaway has gotten into another realm with basketball. Hardaway has dipped into the coaching side of things, which has led to him becoming the head coach of the University of Memphis‘ basketball team. That..." July 13

  • 40-Year-Old Mike Miller Destroys A College Kid 1-On-1

    Fadeaway World "Mike Miller has been retired for three years now, but the former shooting guard hasn’t forgotten how the game is played. He was recently caught on video playing against a bunch of college kids and it’s fair to say he was cooking them. They were playing some 1-on-1 matchups..." June 08

  • Mike Miller steps down as assistant coach at Memphis

    The Score "Memphis Tigers assistant coach Mike Miller is leaving the program, he announced Wednesday. "The past two years have been amazing, and I have so many people to thank: Coach (Penny) Hardaway for believing in me, all our players for their commitment, the University of Memphis..." June 03

  • Memphis' Penny Hardaway calls recruiting impact of G League 'huge'

    ESPN "Memphis basketball coach Penny Hardaway, no stranger to the nuances and hurdles of the recruiting trail, says it will only get tougher with the entry of the G League. Hardaway, speaking to ESPN's The Jump in an interview aired Thursday, said it came as an unpleasant surprise when..." May 22

  • Prodigy players bypassing college basketball for NBA G League no big deal

    CBS Sports "Daishen Nix's recent decision to play for the NBA's G League rather than join UCLA and play college basketball next season has been called a possible "sea-change moment" for the sport -- and not in a good way. That after fellow five-star prospect Jalen Green also..." May 08

  • Penny Hardaway: New G League pathway 'like tampering' with players

    The Score "Memphis head coach Penny Hardaway isn't pleased with the new professional pathway system the G League has launched, which allows top high school recruits to bypass college basketball. "I didn't think the G League was built - and I could be wrong - to go and recruit kids..." May 02

  • Which college basketball teams need a The Last Dance documentary?

    NBC Sports - College Basketball Talk "The Last Dance has taken the sports world by storm. In a time where we don’t actually have any access to live sports due to the coronavirus pandemic shutting down the entire world, airing 10 hours of archival, all-access, never-before-seen footage from the Chicago..." April 28

  • Virginia Tech transfer Landers Nolley commits to Memphis

    247 Sports "Virginia Tech transfer Landers Nolley announced a commitment to Memphis on Monday. Nolley, a 6-foot-7 wing out of Atlanta, Ga., picked the Hokies over Georgia, Ole Miss and a host of other programs.  " April 20

  • Memphis guard Tyler Harris announces he plans to transfer after two seasons with Tigers

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Memphis guard Tyler Harris announced Sunday night on Twitter that he has entered the transfer portal. Harris tweeted "Thank You Memphis" with a heart emoji along with #1out. A note included the following: “Dear Tiger Nation and the City of Memphis, I pray..." April 20

  • Ranking the best one-and-done players ever

    The Score "When the NBA changed its draft rules in 2005, it ushered in the era of one-and-done players. The result has been numerous blink-of-an-eye college basketball sensations, with some continuing to star in the pros. The period between 2006-08 was really something else, with three of the..." April 11

  • NCAA unlikely to grant extra eligibility year to winter athletes

    The Score "The NCAA is unlikely to grant another year of eligibility to student-athletes who participate in winter sports and had their seasons and tournaments cut short due to the coronavirus outbreak, reports Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. Spring student-athletes are still in line to..." March 18

  • Memphis infractions case involving James Wiseman to be first judged by NCAA's new process

    CBS Sports "Memphis' complicated, potentially rule-breaking recruitment of star James Wisemanhas become the first case that will be judged by the NCAA's new independent investigation arm, the Independent Accountability Resolution Process. The process, established last summer in the wake of the..." March 04

  • James Wiseman calls NCAA punishments unfair: 'It was dehumanizing for me'

    CBS Sports "James Wiseman entered the University of Memphis as the early favorite to be selected No. 1 overall in the 2020 NBA Draft. While that distinction is still very much in play, his road to getting there was severely complicated by the NCAA. After only a single game, he was suspended for 12 more..." February 23

  • James Wiseman tells ESPN he was 'crying every night' during Memphis eligibility saga

    USA Today "James Wiseman has maintained a low profile since leaving Memphis in December. But the former Tiger’s first post-departure interview, conducted by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, aired on Friday’s edition of “NBA Countdown.” In it, Wiseman said he was..." February 21