I tweeted about this one yesterday, but if you haven’t watched Dr. George Barber’s Greenville University team play, you should. In a weekend where NC State scored 24 points in a loss to Virginia Tech, Barber’s squad exploded for 200! Earlier in the week, GU beat MacMurray 167-145, and then topped that on Saturday with
Derrick Mallison has been named as the Men’s Basketball Video Coordinator at the University of Memphis. He comes to the Tigers after spending two seasons with the NBA’s Chicago Bulls as Basketball Operations Associate. In his position with the Bulls, he played an instrumental role in the video and scouting efforts. He also was involved
This move has been rumored for over a month, but new Memphis head coach Penny Hardaway confirmed today that he will hire former Toronto Raptors and Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Sam Mitchell as an assistant. Mitchell, who captured the 2007 NBA Coach of the Year award with the Raptors, spent thirteen seasons in the league
University of Memphis coach Penny Hardaway has added a familiar member name to his first Tiger basketball staff. Hardaway announced that former Memphis Grizzlies swingman Mike Miller will be added as an assistant. He joins former Tiger guard Tony Madlock on the staff. Miller, 38, will begin his coaching career under Hardaway after spending one year
University of Memphis coach Penny Hardaway has added two more members to his initial staff. Hardaway announced that former Tiger basketball player Dwight Boyd and former Tennessee State assistant basketball coach Rodney Hamilton, both Memphis natives, will join the staff. Boyd will become Director of Player Personnel, and Hamilton will serve as Director of Operations.
Wrapping up a busy week… I have heard that the search at Loyola (Maryland) is down to three. One of the three is Xavier assistant Luke Murray. The other two are also high major assistants – one from the east coast, one from the south. I have also heard that Northwestern assistant Billy Donlon and
Penny Hardaway will be introduced as the new head basketball coach at Memphis at a 12pm ET press conference today. Watch the presser live HERE.
According to an ESPN report, Penny Hardaway has agreed to a deal to become the next head basketball coach at Memphis. He would replace Tubby Smith who was fired last week after two seasons with the Tigers. Hardaway is a Memphis native who was a standout for the Tigers before being selected with the 3rd
Memphis has fired head basketball coach Tubby Smith. The university has just issued the following statement: “After considerable deliberations & in the best financial interest of the University of Memphis, an agreement of separation with Head Men’s Basketball Coach Tubby Smith has been reached. Details are to be finalized, & no further comment will be
It’s been a crazy start to the week (and we’re continuing to dig out of a blizzard here in Boston). Here are some things that I’ve heard… Still waiting for the official announcement on the firing of Marty Simmons at Evansville. In the meantime, the hot name making the rounds there is former Indiana standout