Congratulations to all of our Tigers graduates.
Tigers to meet the Spartans in third-round game Saturday at 1:45 p.m. (CT).
Tigers to meet St. Mary's in a second-round contest Thursday.
Tigers to hold Senior Day ceremonies at 10:40 a.m. (CT) Saturday before game.
Can't get enough your Memphis Tigers basketball team? Check out Memphis Men's Basketball 24/7: Road to the Rivalry. The Memphis Tiger Network followed the Memphis Men's Basketball team around a week while they prepared for their rivalry match-up against Louisville.
Check out Episode one of this six part mini series.
The University of Memphis men's basketball team (5-2) had four players notch doubles figures and the Tigers used pesky defense to cruise by Ohio (6-2), 84-58, Wednesday night at FedExForum.
Check out highlights and post-game interviews from the Tigers' big win right here on the Memphis Tiger Network.
One sports cliché is this is how legends are made. On Friday night before a crowd of over 15,000 at FedExForum, University of Memphis basketball's present and past came together to celebrate the start of the 2012-13 season and honor former Tigers hoops standouts.
This year's Memphis Madness celebration was as big and exciting as it ever has been; did you miss it? Well even if you didn't relive the night with these highlights and fan and player interviews from Friday.
The Annual Memphis Madness to kick off the start of Tiger basketball season.
Memphis Madness is only a day away and the players are excited to get back on the Forum floor. Check out who the players pick to win the 3-point contest and the highly anticipated dunk contest.
See you at Memphis Madness on Friday, October 12 at 7:00pm.
Memphis vs. UCF - AP Photos (2/13/13)
Memphis vs Austin Peay on December 8, 2012 at FedExForum.
Memphis vs. Austin Peay - AP Photos (12/8/12)
Photos from the Tigers game against Ohio at FedExForum on Dec. 5, 2012
Memphis vs Northern Iowa on November 24, 2012 at the Battle 4 Atlantis in The Bahamas.
Has played in 67 games, making 26 starts ... Averaging 3.7 points and 2.6 rebounds ... Has 23 assists, 23 blocked shots and 19 steals ... Shooting 51.6 percent from the field and 49.6 percent from the free throw line.
2011-12 Season (Junior)
Postseason (NCAA/C-USA Tournaments): Started all four postseason games ... Averaged 6.0 points and 3.0 boards ... Had two assists and two steals ... Shot 50 percent from the floor and 66.7 percent from the charity stripe ... In the NCAA Tournament second-round setback to Saint Louis, had seven points and a team-high six boards ... Converted a key three-point play with 4:26 left in the first half to give Memphis the lead ... In the C-USA Tournament (three games), averaged 5.7 points and 2.0 boards ... Shot 63.6 percent from the field and 75 percent from the foul line ... Netted a season-high 10 points on 5-of-5 FG in the C-USA Tournament championship game win over Marshall ... The five FG tied a career best ... Helped hold the Thundering Herd frontcourt tandem of Dennis Tinnon and Robert Goff to a combined six points and two boards in the first half as Memphis built a 45-27 halftime advantage ... Had four points, two rebounds and one assist in the C-USA Tournament semifinal victory over UCF ... Grabbed four rebounds and added three points (3-of-4 FT), one assist and one steal in the C-USA Tournament quarterfinal win over UTEP ... The three FT made were a season best ...
Conference USA play: Played in all 16 league contests ... Made 15 starts, with the lone missed start coming on "Senior Day" when senior Wesley Witherspoon started in his place ... Averaged 2.7 points and 2.3 boards ... Had eight assists, four blocked shots and three steals ... Shot 41.9 percent from the floor and 46.7 percent from the free throw line ... Had one board in seven minutes of play in the regular-season finale win at Tulsa ... Scored four points and two rebounds in the regular-season home finale victory over UCF ... Attempted his lone three-pointer of the season vs. the Knights ... Dished out a career-high tying two assists and added two points and three rebounds in a road win at Marshall ... Had four points, two boards and one assist in a home loss to UTEP ... Grabbed four rebounds and had two points and two assists (tied career high) in a home win over UAB ... Netted six points in a road victory at East Carolina ... Had six points (2-of-3 FG, 2-of-2 FT) and three rebounds in a home win over Marshall ... Scored five points and added four rebounds and one assist in a home victory over Rice ... Scored six points and pulled down four rebounds in a road win at Houston ... Pulled down four boards and added two points and two assists (tied career high) in a home win over Southern Miss ... Blocked two shots and scored four points in his C-USA debut at UAB (win) ...
Non-conference play (regular season games only): Played in only seven of the Tigers' 15 non-league contests ... Made four starts ... Missed the first eight games as a result of NCAA transfer rules ... Despite not playing in the first eight non-conference games, did practice with the team the entire 2011 fall semester ... Had four points, two rebounds and one blocked shot in a home win over Xavier ... Scored two points and grabbed two rebounds in a home win over Tennessee ... Pulled down a career-best 12 rebounds and blocked a career-high three shots in a home victory over Charlotte ... Also scored six points and dished out two assists (tied career high) in the win over the 49ers ... Had seven points, eight boards and two blocked shots in a home win over Robert Morris ... Scored six points and blocked two shots in a road loss at Georgetown ... Had seven points, three rebounds, one assist and one blocked shot in a home win over Lipscomb ... Scored two points and grabbed two boards in his Tigers debut at Louisville (loss).
2010-11 Season (Sophomore)
Non-conference play (regular season games only): Played in 10 games ... Made two starts vs. NJIT and Arkansas ... Averaged 5.1 points and 3.4 rebounds ... Shot 46.7 percent from the field and 47.4 percent from the free throw line ... Had three assists, three blocked shots and two steals ... Started his final game in a Seton Hall uniform vs. NJIT ... Scored eight points and pulled down four boards in that contest ... Posted a career game in a road game at UMass ... Netted a career-high 15 points and also recorded career bests for FG made (5), FT made (5) and FT attempts (7) ... Had a season-high two blocks ... Played a season-high 26 minutes vs. Arkansas ... Had five points and seven rebounds vs. the Razorbacks ... The seven boards were a season best ... Scored seven points vs. Clemson ... Had three points and four boards vs. Alabama ... Recorded three points and three rebounds at Temple.
2009-10 Season (Freshman)
Postseason (NIT/Big East Tournament): Played in three postseason contests ... Averaged 0.7 points and 2.0 boards ... Shot 25 percent from the floor ... In the NIT opening-round game vs. Texas Tech, played 19 minutes and had two points and four boards ... Did not score in his Big East Tournament appearances vs. Providence and Notre Dame ... Grabbed one rebound in each game vs. the Friars and Fighting Irish ...
Big East Conference play: Saw game action in 16 league contests ... Played 110 minutes (6.9 mpg) ... Averaged 1.8 points and 1.1 rebounds ... Had two blocked shots and five steals ... Shot 76.5 percent from the floor and 40 percent from the free throw line ... Scored three points and grabbed three rebounds vs. DePaul ... Had three points and four boards at Pittsburgh ... Played best game of conference season at Georgetown ... Received his only start of the season vs. the Hoyas ... Scored eight points on 4-of-5 FG ... Also had four boards and one block vs. Georgetown ... Played 18 minutes vs. the Hoyas ... Grabbed four rebounds vs. West Virginia ...
Non-conference play (regular season games only): Played in 11 non-conference games ... Totaled 164 minutes of action (14.9 mpg) ... Averaged 3.8 points and 2.5 rebounds ... Had seven assists, five blocked shots and four steals ... Shot 53.3 percent from the field and 52.9 percent from the charity stripe ... Netted a season-high nine points (4-of-5 FG) and grabbed two boards vs. Navy ... Hit his first career trey vs. Navy ... Had five points and five rebounds vs. VMI ... Grabbed five rebounds and blocked two shots vs. UMass ... Pulled down a season-high six boards vs. Hartford... Also had seven points and two blocks vs. Hartford ... Played a season-high 28 minutes vs. NJIT ... Had five points and three boards vs. NJIT ... Scored six points vs. Monmouth.