Highlighted by two Memphis signees – Markel Crawford and Pookie Powell – along with Tennessee signee Robert Hubbs, here are the highlights of the 2013 Jack Jones Shootout dunk contest.
The Memphis Tigers men’s basketball team nabbed their 31st win of the season, 54-52, over the St. Mary’s Gaels on Thursday afternoon at the Palace of Auburn Hills. After the game, Josh Pastner and a few of the players spoke to the media afterward.
Matthew Dellavedova’s 3-pointer from the right wing sailed long as time expired, allowing sixth-seeded Memphis to hold on for a 54-52 win over 11th-seeded Saint Mary’s on Thursday. Check out some of the sights from the Tigers’ Second Round win against the Gaels.
As we inch closer and closer to the start of the 2013 NCAA tournament, Memphis fans’ appetite for their first Sweet 16 since 2009 is growing as quickly as ESPN’s Tournament Challenge database. For the sake of analysis, whether or not Josh Pastner can satiate that thirst will come down to one thing: the Tigers being “Clutch.” As Pastner preaches, it’s all about the players.
The tournament committee has spoken and the Memphis Tigers will be the six seed in the Midwest Regional facing off with either Middle Tennessee State or Saint Mary’s. Here is everything you need to know about the Midwest, and what it will take for the Tigers to advance to Atlanta.
Dominic Woodson, a 2013 top-100 recruit, committed to Baylor back in November and appeared to be finished with the recruiting process. Yet, after the addition of top-100 player Al Freeman, and the decisions to return by Cory Jefferson and Isaiah Austin, Woodson asked for his release from Baylor and has re-opened his recruitment.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 22, 2013) — Twenty-four players, including 16 with previous USA Basketball experience, have accepted invitations to attend the 2013 USA Basketball Men’s U19 World Championship Team training camp that will be held June 14-19 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center (USOTC) in Colorado Springs, Colo. The USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Read more...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Robert Kirby, who spent 17 of his 28 previous years as an NCAA Division I assistant in the Southeastern Conference, has been recommended to join the University of Memphis men’s basketball staff as an assistant coach, head coach Josh Pastner announced Tuesday. Kirby’s hiring is pending approval of the University and Tennessee Read more...
Josh Pastner and the University of Memphis have reached an agreement in principle to hire Robert Kirby as assistant coach. Kirby, a Memphis native, is known as one of the best recruiters in college basketball.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – University of Memphis’ Joe Jackson will return for the 2013-14 basketball campaign, head coach Josh Pastner announced Monday. The Tigers head coach also announced Monday that Antonio Barton will transfer and explore other opportunities.