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2018 Schedule
21-13, 5th in American
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47dJeff Borzello

Penny's first commit at Memphis: Son Jayden

Jayden Hardaway, a 6-foot-5 shooting guard who averaged 4.8 points in the Nike EYBL last spring and summer, has committed to play for his father, Penny Hardaway, at Memphis.


Campus Conversation Basketball: Rece Davis on Wild Weekend

Jeff Goodman & Rece Davis look back on a crazy first weekend of the Tournament (1:08), look ahead to the regional semis (23:16), examine some coaching moves (31:52) and more. Plus, "Talk Nerdy To Me" shares analytical perspectives on what to expect moving forward (26:35).

Penny on Memphis job: 'I'm here to make a difference' (0:24)
Will Penny successfully recruit for Memphis? (2:10)
Was it fair for Memphis to fire Tubby Smith? (2:07)
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67dJeff Goodman and Jeff Borzello

Memphis fires Tubby Smith after 2 seasons

Memphis has fired coach Tubby Smith after a 21-win season that didn't result in an NCAA tournament berth.

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71dAndrea Adelson

Memphis coach Smith on future: 'Who knows?'

Memphis coach Tubby Smith was asked whether he thought he coached his last game with the Tigers after a 70-60 loss to Cincinnati in the American Athletic Conference tournament semifinals Saturday. He responded by saying, "Who knows?"

Memphis' Brewton describes epic buzzer-beater (0:29)
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72dAndrea Adelson

Tubby's Tigers win at buzzer, reach AAC semis

Tubby Smith's future with the Memphis Tigers has been a topic of speculation, but it hasn't slowed his team thus far in the American Athletic Conference tournament. On Friday, the Tigers upset Tulsa 67-64 to reach the semifinals.

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73dAndrea Adelson and Myron Medcalf

Tubby confident at Memphis amid Penny report

Tubby Smith said he feels "pretty comfortable, pretty confident" about his performance as Memphis' coach amid a report that the Tigers could replace him after two seasons with program legend Penny Hardaway.

Penny hoping to relive glory days at Memphis (0:49)
Memphis looking to move on from Tubby Smith? (1:56)
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75dJeff Borzello

Report: Memphis may fire Tubby, bring in Penny

With declining attendance and recruitment sagging, Memphis is reportedly looking at firing coach Tubby Smith and bringing in Penny Hardaway. The four-time All-Star -- and ex-Tigers star -- coaches at a local high school and runs an AAU program.

Tubby Smith defends views on NCAA transfer rules (2:35)
Are Tubby Smith's transfer comments tone-deaf? (2:00)

Team Stats

Points Per Game70.8252nd
Rebounds Per Game34.4224th
Assists Per Game13.0219th
Points Allowed71.2145th

Tournament History

Final Fours3
Tournament Record34-26
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances26