What to make of a 97-86 loss to No. 4 Louisville this weekend? I'll try to sort things out. First and foremost, though, this is not the end of the world for the Tigers. They were not favored. They nearly overcame a dreadful first half in a hostile road environment in front of 22,733 fans. This is not Murray State. There were positives.
December 18, 2011
It was a generally dreary atmosphere, as the Tigers (3-2) again struggled with rebounding the ball against much smaller Jackson State. They were out-rebounded for the fourth time in five games, 36-29. As a result, JSU cashed in for 12 second-chance points.
November 28, 2011
Incoming junior college transfer Stan Simpson was fairly late getting to the University of Memphis, much of which was due to an outstanding balance owed to Triton College, where Simpson was enrolled in summer school. In his first workouts with the team, Memphis coach Josh Pastner was encouraged.
September 3, 2011