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.
Class of 2013 point guard Pookie Powell is one of five signees coming in next year for Memphis and he got his first taste of what it’s going to be like at the 2013 Jack Jones Shootout. Memphis Roar talked to him after the game about the experience.
Austin Nichols – one of the members of Memphis’ high-touted 2013 recruiting class – took part in the 2013 Jack Jones Shootout. Memphis Roar caught up with Nichols on the latest as he looks forward to his freshman year as a Tiger.
Memphis basketball signee Markel Crawford has been rehabbing his knee after surgery last August but was named to the East team for the Jack Jones Shootout All-Star game. Memphis Roar took the opportunity to catch up with him after the game.
Four of Memphis’ five 2013 signees will play in the Jack Jones Shootout – benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital – tonight at MUS. The game starts at 7:30pm and you can watch Nick King, Austin Nichols, Pookie Powell and Markel Crawford team up for the “Memphis team” on the live stream below.