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Media Sunday: EasyPost Hawai’i Bowl

Media Sunday: EasyPost Hawai’i Bowl

Ryan Silverfield Team Pageantry Run Out

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – University of Memphis head football coach Ryan Silverfield met with the media on Monday via Zoom prior to the team's game against Hawai'i in the 2021 EasyPost Hawai'i Bowl on Friday, Dec. 24. The game will be televised nationally live from Honolulu on ESPN at 7:00 p.m. CT. ... Continue Reading
Tigers Remain Undefeated at Home with 57-50 Win Over Southern

Tigers Remain Undefeated at Home with 57-50 Win Over Southern

Riddick_Hannah

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – After four games on the road, the Tigers came back to Elma Roane Fieldhouse to defend their unbeaten streak at home. The Tigers did just that as they came away with the 57-50 win over Southern University (0-5) to record their fourth win in the Fieldhouse this season. ... Continue Reading
Tigers Downed at Ole Miss, 67-63

Tigers Downed at Ole Miss, 67-63

NCAA Basketball: Memphis at Mississippi Timberlake

The Memphis Tigers cut an 11-point deficit with 2:19 to play down to two with 14 seconds to go, but Ole Miss hung on for a 67-63 win Saturday afternoon in Oxford, Miss. ... Continue Reading
Memphis to Face Hawai’i in EasyPost Hawai’i Bowl

Memphis to Face Hawai’i in EasyPost Hawai’i Bowl

Ryan Silverfield

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The University of Memphis Tigers will face the Hawai'i Rainbow Warriors in the 2021 EasyPost Hawai'i Bowl on Dec. 24, 2021 at the T.C. Ching Athletics Complex in Honolulu, Hawai'i. Owned and operated by ESPN Events, the game will be televised nationally on ESPN. ... Continue Reading
Memphis, Ole Miss Renew Rivalry Saturday Morning in Oxford

Memphis, Ole Miss Renew Rivalry Saturday Morning in Oxford

Memphis Men's Basketball Team

The No. 18/19 Memphis Tigers look to get back on the winning track Saturday at 11 a.m. at Ole Miss. The contest in Oxford, Miss., can be seen on ESPN2. ... Continue Reading
Penny Hardaway Radio Show Begins Monday

Penny Hardaway Radio Show Begins Monday

Penny Radio Show

The Penny Hardaway Radio Show driven by Wolfchase Toyota starts its weekly airings Monday at 7 p.m. on location at Brookhaven Pub & Grill and over the airwaves on 98.9 THE ROAR OF MEMPHIS. ... Continue Reading
Memphis Athletics Sets Another Record in Graduation Success Rate

Memphis Athletics Sets Another Record in Graduation Success Rate

University Graduation Reception

For the seventh year in a row, University of Memphis student-athletes posted an all-time high Graduation Success Rate (GSR). ... Continue Reading
Tigers Fall at Georgia, 82-79

Tigers Fall at Georgia, 82-79

Memphis vs. Georgia (12/1/21)

Six Memphis Tigers were in double figures Wednesday night in Athens, Ga., but the 18th-ranked Tigers came up short at Georgia, 82-79. ... Continue Reading
Penny Hardaway TV Show Debuts Sunday

Penny Hardaway TV Show Debuts Sunday

Penny TV Show

The Penny Hardaway TV Show presented by Cook's Pest Control begins its weekly airings Sunday at 10:30 p.m. on WMC Action News 5. ... Continue Reading
Six Tigers Earn All-AAC Honors

Six Tigers Earn All-AAC Honors

Calvin Austin III

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Six members of the University of Memphis football team earned All-American Athletic Conference (AAC) honors on Wednesday, the league office announced. ... Continue Reading
Alabama Offense Too Much for Tiger Comeback

Alabama Offense Too Much for Tiger Comeback

Memphis vs. Xavier Women’s Basketball

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Playing in their final road game of the week, the Tigers traveled south to take on the Crimson Tide of Alabama. While the Memphis offense was able to recover in the second half, the Alabama lead was too much for the Tigers to recover from and they suffered the 71-44 loss. ... Continue Reading
No. 18/19 Tigers Enter December Wednesday Night at Georgia

No. 18/19 Tigers Enter December Wednesday Night at Georgia

Lester Quinones

The Memphis Tigers begin a stretch of four games against Southeastern Conference foes in their next five contests Wednesday night at Georgia. Tip-off in Athens is scheduled for 6:15 p.m. CT on SEC Network. ... Continue Reading
Tigers, City of Memphis Announce 2021 Tiger Toy Drive

Tigers, City of Memphis Announce 2021 Tiger Toy Drive

Tiger Toy Drive

Memphis Athletics and the City of Memphis have announced details for the annual Tiger Toy Drive, benefiting families in need this holiday season. ... Continue Reading
Memphis Accepts Invitation to EasyPost Hawai’i Bowl

Memphis Accepts Invitation to EasyPost Hawai’i Bowl

Hawaii Bowl

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The University of Memphis football team has accepted an invitation to the 2021 EasyPost Hawai'i Bowl on Friday, Dec. 24 at 7:00 p.m. CT at the Clarence T.C. Ching Athletics Complex on the University of Hawai'i at Manoa campus. ... Continue Reading
Shutes Named to AAC Weekly Honor Roll

Shutes Named to AAC Weekly Honor Roll

Memphis vs. Florida A&M Women’s Basketball

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – After three stellar performances last week, Jamirah Shutes has been named to the American Athletic Conference's Weekly Honor Roll. ... Continue Reading
Henigan, Kemp Earn Weekly AAC Honors

Henigan, Kemp Earn Weekly AAC Honors

Memphis Tigers v SMU Mustangs

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – A pair of true freshmen earned weekly American Athletic Conference (AAC) honors for the University of Memphis football team on Monday, as quarterback Seth Henigan was named Offensive Player of the Week and kicker David Kemp was named Special Teams Player of the Week. ... Continue Reading
Tigers Face Off with Alabama, Southern

Tigers Face Off with Alabama, Southern

Memphis vs. Florida A&M Women’s Basketball

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Following a week on the road that saw Memphis collect wins over Liberty, Loyola Marymount and Penn, the Tigers (6-1) will hit the road to Tuscaloosa to take on Alabama on Tuesday night before welcome Southern University to Elma Roane Fieldhouse on Saturday afternoon. ... Continue Reading
Memphis Extends Bowl Game Streak with 33-28 Win over Tulane

Memphis Extends Bowl Game Streak with 33-28 Win over Tulane

Asa Martin

The Memphis Tigers became bowl eligible for the eighth-straight season after a 33-28 win over Tulane in the regular season finale Saturday night at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. ... Continue Reading
Tigers Cap Off Trip with Overtime Thriller Against Penn

Tigers Cap Off Trip with Overtime Thriller Against Penn

Memphis vs. King Women’s Basketball

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – The Tigers put an exclamation point on the end of their week-long trip with the 73-68 overtime win over Penn to cap off the LMU Thanksgiving Classic. Tonight's win marks the team's third win this week and their fourth consecutive win. ... Continue Reading
Tigers Upended in NIT Season Tip-Off Finale

Tigers Upended in NIT Season Tip-Off Finale

Landers Nolley II Iowa State

The Memphis Tigers absorbed their first loss of the season with a 78-59 setback to unbeaten Iowa State Friday night in the championship game of the NIT Season Tip-Off in Brooklyn, N.Y. ... Continue Reading
Tigers Claim Third Consecutive Victory with 73-65 Win over LMU

Tigers Claim Third Consecutive Victory with 73-65 Win over LMU

Memphis vs. Florida A&M Women’s Basketball

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – The Tigers picked up their third consecutive win this afternoon when they handed Loyola Marymount the 73-65 loss in the opening game of the LMU Thanksgiving Classic. ... Continue Reading
Memphis’ Early Lead Not Enough in Four-Set Loss to Wichita State

Memphis’ Early Lead Not Enough in Four-Set Loss to Wichita State

Autumn Hamilton

WICHITA, Kan. – After two wins last season on the home court of the Shockers, the Memphis Tigers (13-19, 6-14) took an early 1-0 set lead Friday before Wichita State (18-11, 13-7) rallied and took the next three sets to close out the 2021 season. The first and third sets were tight battles, with a combined 27 ties and 16 lead changes, while the second and fourth sets were dominated by the Shockers with no lead changes and just one tie. ... Continue Reading
No. 9/10 Memphis Faces Iowa State Friday Night for NIT Season Tip-Off Championship

No. 9/10 Memphis Faces Iowa State Friday Night for NIT Season Tip-Off Championship

DeAndre Williams Virginia Tech

After a 69-61 win over RV/RV Virginia Tech Wednesday night, the No. 9/10 Memphis Tigers go for an NIT Season Tip-Off title against Iowa State Friday night in Brooklyn, N.Y. Tip-off is scheduled for 8:30 p.m. CT on ESPN2. ... Continue Reading
Black Friday Ticket Offer

Black Friday Ticket Offer

Black Friday

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NOTES: Memphis Hosts Tulane on Senior Day

NOTES: Memphis Hosts Tulane on Senior Day

Sean Dykes

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The University of Memphis Tigers will host AAC rival Tulane on Senior Day at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 27. ... Continue Reading