Tigers to face two Big 10 schools, three 2014 postseason teams and will play two games in Washington, D.C.
Tigers recognized for GPA of 3.0 or higher during 2013-14 season.
Rowser posts third 20-plus point game of her career.
Four Tigers score double-digits, led by 18 from Ariel Hearn.
As the 2013-14 Memphis athletics season approaches, the women's basketball team is already called in for their team photo day. During the shoot, we talked to Ariel Hearn and Mooriah Rowser about their summer workouts and the upcoming season in the new American Athletic Conference.
The Annual Memphis Madness to kick off the start of Tiger basketball season.
This year the Memphis Tiger Network went behind the scenes of the 2012 Memphis women's basketball photo shoot. We had a chance to meet a lot of new faces on the team this year and talk to some of the veterans. Lets just say that when the camera started rolling, we got a chance to see the team in a whole different light. Enjoy!
Memphis vs. No. 4 Louisville photos by USA TODAY Sports
Memphis women's basketball
Memphis Women's Basketball vs #1 UConn on January 4, 2014 at FedExForum. Photos by Lance Murphey.
USATSPI: Memphis vs. UConn - 01/04/14
Memphis vs. Southern Miss at FedExForum.
Appeared and started in all 31 games for Memphis as a sophomore ... Averaged 8.4 points and 7.5 rebounds per game for the Tigers ... Scored 12 double-digit scoring performances, including a career-best 21 points in a win at Tennessee Tech ... Was 6-for-9 from the field at Tennessee Tech and added four assists and eight rebounds in the win ... Also had a 20-point effort in a game against SMU, going 10-for-14 from the floor ... Added six rebounds and three steals in that same SMU game ... Had 149 of her 232 rebounds on the defensive glass ... Was the team's second-leading scorer with 8.4 ppg and leading rebounder with 7.5 rebounds per game ... Her 20 blocked shots ranked second on the roster and her 37 steals was third ... Shot 42.9 percent from the floor as a sophomore ... Was a member of the Tiger Academic 30 for Spring 2014 for having one of highest GPAs in the athletic department ... Has been a member of the Tiger 3.0 Club all four semesters at Memphis for having a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Played prep ball at Marist High School under coach Mary Pat Connolly and club ball with the Illinois Xcitement under coach Xavier Walton ... At 6-2, will be one of the tallest Tigers on the squad ... Guided her Red Hawks high school club to a 27-6 record as a junior and a 32-2 record as a senior before losing in the Illinois Class 4A Supersectiona l... Marist won the East Suburban Catholic league title in her senior season, the school's first undisputed title since tying for the championship in 2007-08 ... In her junior season, Marist advanced to the sectional finals.
Daughter of Patrice Smith-Bey and Craig Fuqua-Bey ... Birthday is February 18 ... Also considered Pittsburgh, Seton Hall, UMass, UALR, Eastern Michigan, Western Michigan, Bradley and Loyola-Chicago ... Major is undeclared.