32  Stan Simpson
Stan Simpson


Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Simeon Career Academy

Last College:
Univ. of Illinois/John A. Logan College

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 236




Memphis Basketball Notes Vs. Jackson State

Saturday's Tigers-Tigers match-up scheduled for an 11 a.m. (CT) tip at FedExForum.


Memphis Basketball Notes Vs. Southeast Missouri

Tigers to host Redhawks in a 7 p.m. (CT) game Saturday at FedExForum.


Memphis Basketball/Jimmy V Classic Vs. Florida Notes

Tigers to meet Gators in a top-25 match-up at Madison Square Garden Tuesday.


Forty-Five Student-Athletes To Graduate Sunday

Congratulations to all of our Tigers graduates.


Memphis/NCAA Tournament Notes vs. Michigan State

Tigers to meet the Spartans in third-round game Saturday at 1:45 p.m. (CT).


Road to the Rivalry

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.


Ohio Highlights and Game Recap

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.


2012 Memphis Madness Full Recap and Highlights

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.


Memphis Basketball

The Annual Memphis Madness to kick off the start of Tiger basketball season.


2012 Memphis Madness Predictions

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. Ohio

Photos from the Tigers game against Ohio at FedExForum on Dec. 5, 2012


AP Photos: Basketball vs. UT-Martin

AP Photos: Basketball vs. UT-Martin


Memphis vs UT Martin

Memphis vs UT Martin on November 29, 2012 at FedExForum. Photos by Spruce Derden/US PRESSWIRE


Memphis vs Northern Iowa

Memphis vs Northern Iowa on November 24, 2012 at the Battle 4 Atlantis in The Bahamas.


No. 10 Memphis vs. Northern Iowa - 11/24/12

No. 10 Memphis vs. Northern Iowa - 11/24/12

Transferred to Memphis from John A. Logan College... Prior to his time at Logan College, played one season of NCAA Division I basketball at the University of Illinois in 2009-10 ... Redshirted at Illinois in 2008-09 ... Following redshirt freshman year at Illinois, transferred to John A. Logan College in Carterville, Ill., for the 2010-11 season ...

Has played in 38 games, making four starts ... Averaging 1.4 points and 1.1 rebounds ... Has 18 blocked shots, six assists and two steals ... Shooting 35.7 percent from the field and 75 percent from the free throw line.

2011-12 Season (Junior)
Played in 30 of the Tigers' 35 games ... Made four starts ... Averaged 1.6 points and 1.3 boards ... Shot 38.3 percent from the floor and 75 percent from the charity stripe ... Had four assists, 17 blocked shots and two steals ...

Postseason (NCAA/C-USA Tournaments): Played in two postseason games, with both coming in the Conference USA Tournament ... Saw one minute of action in the C-USA Tournament championship game win over Marshall ... Grabbed one rebound in five minutes of action in the C-USA Tournament semifinal win over UCF ...

Conference USA play: Played in 14 of 16 league contests ... Averaged 1.0 points and 0.7 rebounds ... Shot 22.2 percent from the field and 85.7 percent from the free throw line ... Scored one point (1-of-2 FT) and played two minutes vs. Tulsa in the regular-season finale (road win) ... Dished out one assist in a home win over East Carolina ... Netted two points (2-of-2 FT) and had a steal in 10 minutes of action in a home win over UAB ... Grabbed one board in each contest vs. East Carolina (road win) and Southern Miss (road loss) ... Had two points, one board and one blocked shot in a home win over Marshall ... Pulled down four boards and added one assist and one blocked shot in 12 minutes of play in a home victory over Rice ... Scored five points (2-of-3 FG, 1-of-1 FT) and grabbed two rebounds in a home win over SMU ... Had two points (1-of-2 FG) and one blocked shot in a road loss at UCF ... Saw first action in C-USA play in a home victory over Southern Miss ... Had two points (2-of-2 FT), one rebound and one blocked shot vs. the Golden Eagles ...

Non-conference play (regular season games only): Played in 14 of the Tigers' 15 non-league contests ... Averaged 2.4 points and 1.9 boards ... Had 13 blocked shots, two assists and one steal ... Shot 48.3 percent from the floor and 66.7 percent from the charity stripe ... Played two minutes in each of the home wins over Xavier and Tennessee ... Played 12 minutes in a home win over Charlotte ... Scored three points (1-of-1 FG, 1-of-2 FT) and had two rebounds and one blocked shot vs. the 49ers ... Pulled down four rebounds and added a blocked shot in a home victory over Robert Morris ... Had a blocked shot in five minutes of action in a road setback at Louisville ... Scored six points and added one rebound and one blocked shot in a road win at Miami (Fla.) ... Netted his six points on 3-of-3 FG vs. the Hurricanes ... Tied a career high with three FG made vs. Miami (Fla.) ... Had two points, three boards and one blocked shot in a home victory over Austin Peay ... Had a career game in the home win over Jackson State ... Recorded career bests for points (7), rebounds (10) and blocked shots (5) and tied a career high with three FG made ... Scored six points and added two boards and one steal in a loss to Georgetown in the Maui Invitational ... Netted his six points on a perfect shooting game (1-of-1 FG, 4-of-4 FT) ... The four FT made and four FT attempts were career bests ... Had six points (3-of-7 FG), two assists and two blocked shot in a win over Tennessee in the Maui Invitational ... The three FG made and two assists were career highs ... Saw his first game action in a Memphis uniform in the season-opening win over Belmont ... Scored four points, pulled down two boards and blocked one shot vs. the Bruins.

2010-11 Season (Sophomore; John A. Logan College)
Rated the No. 7 junior college prospect by JucoJunction.com ... Helped lead the Volunteers to an 18-10 overall record and an 11-5 Great Rivers Athletic Conference (GRAC) mark ... Logan finished in second place in the GRAC regular season ... Named to the All-GRAC second team ... Also earned National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Region 24 first team recognition ... Helped lead Logan to an appearance in the Region 24 semifinals ... Netted a team-high 15 points in the Region 24 semifinal setback to Lake Land College (69-64 loss) ...

Averaged 12.6 points, 8.3 boards and 1.9 blocked shots for Logan College in 2010-11 ... Shot 53 percent from the field and 72 percent from the free throw line ... The Volunteers' third-leading scorer (12.6 ppg) and second-leading rebounder (8.3 rpg) ... Ranked second on the team in blocked shots, field goal percentage and free throw percentage ...

Had five double-doubles ... Recorded four 20-point performances and had 20 double-figure scoring games ... Netted a season-high 27 points vs. Brehm Prep and grabbed a season-best 15 boards vs. Penn Valley.

2009-10 Season (Redshirt Freshman)
Saw action in eight games ... Averaged 0.5 points and 0.4 rebounds ... Shot 22.2 percent from the field ... Had two assists and one blocked shot ...

Postseason (Big 10 Tournament/NIT): Played one minute in an NIT second-round win over Kent State ...

Big 10 Conference play: Played in three league games vs. Ohio State (home and road) and Iowa (home) ... Saw a total of four minutes of action ... Grabbed one rebound and attempted one field goal vs. the Buckeyes at home ...

Non-conference play (regular season games only): Saw action in four non-league contests ... Averaged 1.0 points and 0.5 rebounds ... Shot 25 percent from the field ... Scored two points and grabbed one board in four minutes vs. Western Michigan ... Had two points and one assist vs. Presbyterian ... Played a season-high five minutes vs. Presbyterian ... Recorded first collegiate rebound, assist and blocked shot in the season opener vs. SIU Edwardsville.

2008-09 Season (Freshman)

High School
Played his senior year of high school basketball at Simeon Career Academy in 2007-08 ... Averaged 19.2 points, 12.7 rebounds and 4.1 blocked shots for the Wolverines ... Helped lead Simeon to a 29-3 overall record and an appearance in the 2008 Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Class 3A state championship game ... Had 26 points, nine boards and six blocked shots in the title game setback (69-61 loss) to Marshall ... Named Illinois All-State first team by the Chicago Sun-Times, Associated Press, and the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) ... Was an All-State second team selection by the Chicago Tribune... Played for Coach Robert Smith at Simeon ...As a junior in 2006-07, played for Coach Noah Cannon at Chicago Leo High School ... Averaged 18.5 points, 11.2 boards and 5.0 blocked shots for the Lions ... Earned All-State special mention from the Chicago Tribune ... Also named All-State honorable mention by the Champaign-Urbana News-Gazetteand the IBCA ... Received All-Catholic League honors ... Helped lead Leo to a 24-8 overall record and a spot in the 2007 sectional finals, where the Lions fell to Simeon - a team led by future Tigers guard Derrick Rose.

Birthday is February 18 ... Son of Tim and Michelle Murray ... An Interdisciplinary Studies major.

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