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  1. Memphis freshman guard Pookie Powell to transfer

    Apr 2, 2014, 6:47 PM EDT

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    After having to sit out the 2013-14 season, Memphis freshman guard Pookie Powell has decided to transfer.

  2. Report: IUPUI hires Memphis ass’t Jason Gardner

    Mar 28, 2014, 10:28 PM EDT

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    IUPUI has reportedly reached a verbal agreement with its next head coach.

  3. Michael Dixon Jr. helps lead No. 8 Memphis past No. 9 George Washington

    Mar 21, 2014, 9:47 PM EDT

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    No. 8 Memphis struggled to put away No. 9 George Washington, but when they needed a big play down the stretch Michael Dixon Jr. stepped forward more often than not.

  4. Wichita State will play Memphis in South Dakota next season

    Mar 18, 2014, 9:30 PM EDT

    Ron Baker, Fred VanVleet, Cleanthony Early

    Will a game with the Tigers quiet those who claim the Shockers don’t play anybody?

  5. 2014 American Athletic Conference Tournament Preview: Louisville looks to win its only year in the AAC

    Mar 11, 2014, 3:00 PM EDT

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    The American came into this season as a big unknown, but with five likely NCAA Tournament teams and three All-Americans, this is one of the better leagues in college basketball this season. Can Louisville win the league in its only year in the American or will Cincinnati, Memphis, SMU or UConn get in the way?

  6. No. 20 Memphis overcomes sluggish start in win over No. 18 SMU

    Mar 8, 2014, 2:36 PM EDT

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    No. 20 Memphis is known for the play of its senior guards, but does their improving frontcourt give them a chance at a postseason run?

  7. Late Night Snacks: No. 6 Villanova wins Big East regular season title

    Mar 7, 2014, 2:54 AM EDT

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    Wildcats stay in contention for a No. 1 seed in NCAA tournament, while a Southland shootout takes game of night honors.

  8. Where did the defense go for No. 20 Memphis?

    Mar 6, 2014, 10:33 PM EDT

    Sean Kilpatrick, Geron Johnson

    Entering Tuesday night’s date with No. 20 Memphis, offensively-challenged No. 15 Cincinnati had scored more than 80 points in a game just five times. Their victims? Campbell, Kennesaw State, USC Upstate and Chicago State all lost to the Bearcats before Christmas. Temple, one of the bottom-feeders in the American, managed to score exactly 80 points…

  9. Senior starters once again carry No. 15 Cincinnati

    Mar 6, 2014, 9:49 PM EDT

    Sean Kilpatrick, Corey Allen Jr.

    That regular-season title in the AAC is within the Bearcats’ claws.

  10. Louisville needs their role players to step up

    Mar 1, 2014, 5:52 PM EDT

    SMU v Louisville

    Montrezl Harrell played arguably his best game in a Louisville jersey on Saturday, taking over for long stretches of the second half and finishing with 25 points, 12 boards and three steals while shooting 11-for-17 from the floor. Russ Smith was just as dominant in the first half, scoring 14 of his 19 points and…

  11. No. 21 Memphis rallies to earn big home win over No. 7 Louisville

    Mar 1, 2014, 4:34 PM EDT

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    The No. 21 Memphis Tigers earned a huge home win on Saturday as they rallied late in the game to beat No. 7 Louisville 72-66 on Saturday for an American Athletic Conference home win. The Tigers went on a crucial 15-1 run and scored at least a point on eight consecutive possessions to close out…

  12. Houston upsets No. 21 Memphis at home

    Feb 28, 2014, 12:56 AM EDT

    L.J. Rose,Michael Dixon Jr.

    No. 21 Memphis became the second ranked team to get dropped by Houston in Hofheinz Arena, falling 77-68 to the Cougars in a loss that will certainly look bad on the Tigers’ resume come Selection Sunday. Danuel House led three players in double figures with 19 points and L.J. Rose chipped in with seven points,…

  13. No. 20 Memphis’ infrequent trips to the foul line prove problematic on Saturday

    Feb 15, 2014, 3:19 PM EDT

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    No. 20 Memphis did not play particularly well in its first meeting with No. 24 UConn, with DeAndre Daniels scoring 31 points and the Huskies grabbing 52% of its missed shots in their 83-73 win. With that game as a reference point, two of the objectives for Memphis were clear entering the rematch with both…

  14. Memphis’ Dominic Woodson suspended for … cursing?

    Feb 13, 2014, 9:49 AM EDT

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    I can not remember a case of a player getting suspended for cursing before, but that’s exactly what has happened with Memphis freshman center Dominic Woodson. Woodson was kicked off of the Tiger bench in Wednesday night’s win over Central Florida, and according to Josh Pastner, it was the result of the colorful language the…

  15. Kevin Pangos: ‘We blew a golden opportunity’ following Gonzaga’s loss to Memphis

    Feb 9, 2014, 11:01 AM EDT

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    Gonzaga was up three at halftime on the road at Memphis. That was stretched to double-digits in the second half. Przemek Karnowski was ready to extend that lead to a baker’s dozen with under 14 to play in regulation, until Memphis guard Joe Jackson — who gives up a foot in height to Karnowski — met…

  16. Joe Jackson’s block sparks second-half rally for No. 24 Memphis (VIDEO)

    Feb 9, 2014, 12:19 AM EDT

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    No. 24 Memphis was struggling in the first six-plus minutes of the second half in their non-conference battle with No. 23 Gonzaga. Gonzaga led by just three point at the half, but they outscored the Tigers 17-9 to open the second stanza and led 42-31 with 13:41 remaining. Memphis needed a spark, and it was…

  17. SMU blows out No. 22 Memphis in the second half

    Feb 1, 2014, 4:59 PM EDT

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    The road is an interesting place in league play. On Wednesday, SMU suffered the kind of loss that could kill of any NCAA tournament hops when they went to South Florida and got dropped by the American bottom-feeder. The Mustangs returned home on Saturday, taking on No. 22 Memphis in a game that they needed…

  18. The top five college basketball local fan bases

    Jan 31, 2014, 7:30 PM EDT

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    How much do the folks in the state of Kentucky like their college basketball? A whole lot. According to Nielsen, more than 50% of the population in the Bluegrass State has “watched, attended or listened” to both the Kentucky and Louisville basketball programs in the past 12 months. Kentucky checking in at 67% is downright…

  19. Memphis rolls past South Florida, 80-58, at home

    Jan 26, 2014, 5:01 PM EDT

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    Memphis, No. 23 in the nation, had its eight-point first half lead cut to one with more than seven minutes remaining. However, the Tigers would go on a 10-0 run to enter halftime with a 34-22 lead. In the second half, Memphis’ 3-point shooting heated up as the Tigers cruised to an 80-58 victory over…

  20. Late Night Snacks: No. 11 Ohio State suffers third straight loss

    Jan 17, 2014, 1:28 AM EDT

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    GAME OF THE NIGHT: UConn 83, No. 17 Memphis 73 Don’t be fooled by the final margin; this was an entertaining game that was tight until the Huskies made a few stops and knocked down their free throws in the final minute. DeAndre Daniels (23 points, 11 rebounds) and Shabazz Napier (17 points, ten assists)…

  21. UConn’s supporting cast shows up in win over No. 17 Memphis

    Jan 16, 2014, 9:27 PM EDT

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    Shabazz Napier had 17 points and 10 assists and Deandre Daniels chipped in with 23 points and 11 boards as UConn went into the FedEx Forum and knocked off the No. 17 Memphis Tigers, 83-73. It was an enormous win for the Huskies, who were coming off of losses to Stanford, SMU and Houston in…

  22. Josh Pastner, the son of a Philadelphia kingpin?

    Jan 13, 2014, 10:31 AM EDT

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    You won’t find many coaches across the country that are more well-liked than Josh Pastner. He’s charismatic, he’s always going to give you good quotes, he knows about the people that cover the team and, perhaps most importantly, he’ll always call you back. Here’s a perfect example of what makes Pastner a media darling. After…

  23. No. 24 Memphis overpowers depleted Temple for road AAC win

    Jan 11, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT

    Josh Pastner

    Memphis capped a strong week in the American Athletic Conference with its 79-69 win over Temple on Saturday to give the Tigers their second road win in AAC play this week. The No. 24 Tigers (12-3, 3-1) were in a bad place last Saturday, when Cincinnati thoroughly outplayed Memphis in the FedEx Forum, but Memphis…

  24. Heated exchange between Josh Pastner, Louisvile fans follows Memphis victory

    Jan 10, 2014, 10:54 AM EDT

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    The series between Louisville and Memphis spans some 88 games, with the Cardinals winning 53 of the meetings, so there is obviously some history between the two programs. And Thursday’s meeting didn’t disappoint from a competitive standpoint, with the No. 24 Memphis going on a game-ending 7-0 run to grab the 73-67 victory. Excited about…

  25. Late Night Snacks: No. 1 Arizona survives, No. 22 Gonzaga not as fortunate

    Jan 10, 2014, 3:12 AM EDT

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    GAME OF THE NIGHT: DePaul 99, Butler 94 (2OT) This wasn’t one of the games on the “marquee” for Thursday night, but the Blue Demons and Bulldogs combined to play an entertaining contest at Hinkle Fieldhouse. DePaul erased an 11-point deficit in the final 3:46 of regulation to force overtime, only to see Jackson Aldridge…

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