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
Starting to get busy at the HD World Headquarters. Here are a bunch of things that I’ve heard… It sounds like Pitt AD Heather Lyke is moving quickly in her efforts to right the ship at Pitt. Lyke, who spent 15 years as a senior administrator at Ohio State has reportedly already reached out to
Some rumors, news, and updates as we brace for another Nor’easter up here in New England (UPDATES in RED)… With Reggie Theus now out at Cal State Northridge, the very, very early HOT name making the rounds is UCLA assistant coach David Grace. The decorated military veteran has been a member of Steve Alford’s staff for
University of Memphis head men’s basketball coach Tubby Smith has announced that long-time assistant coach Butch Pierre has joined the men’s basketball staff as the director of player personnel. “I am excited to have Butch Pierre join our staff,” said Smith. “He is someone that I have known of for many years, having coached against
HD was down for a bit today as we upgraded our server. Thanks to the guys at Surge4 for being great at what they do and getting us through this! Here are a few quick things that I’ve heard… It sounds like new Jacksonville State head coach Ray Harper has hired Chase Richardson and Jake
Legendary basketball coach Orlando “Tubby” Smith, who guided the University of Kentucky to the 1998 NCAA title, has been named the 18th head coach in the storied history of the University of Memphis basketball program. Smith, who has a 557-276 career record at Tulsa, Georgia, Kentucky, Minnesota, and Texas Tech, is a three-time National Coach