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.
Ben Kantor joined the Memphis women's basketball team in September of 2012 as the program's video coordinator. He is responsible for the Tigers' tape exchange program, cutting practice and game film and assisting the coaching staff with various video needs.
A 2006 graduate of the University of Illinois, Kantor spent 2003-06 working with the Illini as a men's practice player before his graduation. He then joined the Illini staff in 2006-07 as a volunteer video coordinator, using XOS to compile scouting reports and personnel clips.
In 2007, he joined the staff at SMU as the video coordinator. He was in charge of creating scouting reports and personnel clips for the Mustangs and was a member of the Mustangs' staff until 2010 when he spent the 2010-11 season as an assistant coach at Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y. At Colgate, he again oversaw the scouting and film exchange program, and also worked with he guards and posts in the Colgate offense. In addition to recruiting, he also served as the Lady Raiders' academic coach.
Kantor returned to Texas for the 2011-12 season to serve as the assistant coach at Houston Baptist University before joining the Tigers' staff in September of 2012.