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Tiger basketball beat writer @memphisnews . USM beat writer before that. RTs ≠ endorsements. Here's to feelin' good all the time.

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Jason Munz
2 years
I asked Penny Hardaway this morning about Rasheed Wallace’s status. He said Rasheed is likely headed to LA to be part of Darvin Ham’s staff.
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5 years
James Wiseman scares me.
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2 years
“I’m happy for Memphis. This is for them.” - Jaren Jackson Jr.
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2 years
BREAKING: 5-star CG Mikey Williams and 4-star wing JJ Taylor have committed to Memphis, per their Instagram pages.
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5 years
BREAKING: Attorney says Shelby County judicial court judge just ruled to put a hold on NCAA's ineligibility ruling. pending further litigation. James Wiseman can play tonight. This according to @mgiannotto
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Jason Munz
2 years
BREAKING: Kendric Davis announces he's transferring to Memphis.
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Jason Munz
1 year
I walked into the room where the team watched the selection show right behind Penny, who was one of the first to get there from the floor. He immediately sat down, put his hands together and took a moment to himself before the room filled up.
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1 year
A-Lo: “I wasn’t leaving here without no ring!”
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Jason Munz
3 years
Nice photo from NIT folks.
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Jason Munz
5 years
58 minutes before Brooks Koepka’s tee time, and word is, he’s not arrived yet @WGCFedEx .
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Jason Munz
2 years
Penny: "I hope we made our school and our city proud."
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Jason Munz
2 years
Tyler Harris: "We're in a Ja Morant mood."
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Jason Munz
3 years
Penny Hardaway gets choked up before telling the story of how Larry Finch convinced him to come to Memphis.
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1 year
Kendric Davis: "Sometimes the city gets a bad spotlight. Coach always tells us, 'We're the city's hope.' Most importantly, I'm glad to make the city happy. Can't too many teams say they can play for a city."
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Jason Munz
6 months
Caleb Mills (via Instagram)
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Precious Achiuwa: "Memphis is a great city. I love that city."
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Jason Munz
2 years
Who’s gonna ask Steph about the Game 6 game plan?
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Jason Munz
2 years
As we were interviewing Penny, Jalen Duren walked behind us and shouted “best coach in the country!”
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Jason Munz
5 years
Penny. Hardaway.
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Jason Munz
2 years
BREAKING: Damaria Franklin has been ruled eligible by the NCAA, according to a source within the Memphis program. Story soon.
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Jason Munz
3 years
Jay Williams, talking about all the love/attention paid to Zion Williamson: “We need to see more Ja Morant.”
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Jason Munz
6 years
A little personal news for your Tuesday afternoon.
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Jason Munz
5 years
Penny Hardaway said he spoke to Juwan Howard this summer about potentially scheduling something with Memphis, Michigan, Vandy and Georgetown at MSG sometime in the future.
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Jason Munz
6 months
Attn: Tigers fans
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Jason Munz
6 months
BREAKING: Memphis announces addition of Nae'Qwan Tomlin. He can practice and will be on the bench tonight, but he will not play vs. Virginia.
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Jason Munz
3 years
. @HunterSallis_ ... oh, my
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Jason Munz
2 years
BREAKING: Memphis basketball coach Penny Hardaway has agreed to a contract extension through the 2027-28 season.
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Jason Munz
4 years
Slim & Husky’s coming in strong on Union. @JaMorant (via @cookwjennifer )
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Jason Munz
7 years
BREAKING: Former Petal star Anthony Alford has been called up by the Toronto Blue Jays. He will join the team in Baltimore this afternoon.
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Jason Munz
2 years
Penny: "I'm hungrier now than I ever have been. Now that I got us to this point, it just made me hungrier."
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Jason Munz
3 years
30 seconds of Earl Timberlake doing this. Enjoy.
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Jason Munz
3 years
Emoni Bates confirms his favorite player in the NBA is Ja Morant.
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Jason Munz
1 year
BREAKING: Memphis picks up prized point guard, Alabama transfer Jahvon Quinerly.
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Jason Munz
2 years
BREAKING: Ashton Hardaway commits to Memphis.
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Jason Munz
2 years
Is Memphis playing SMU in the semifinals of the AAC Tournament?
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Jason Munz
1 year
KD: "I wanna be remembered as a legend here. Larry Finch, Keith Lee, Penny Hardaway. I wanna be remembered with those names. That's what keeps me going."
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Jason Munz
3 years
Rasheed Wallace, Memphis basketball assistant coach
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Jason Munz
2 years
Within 5 minutes of the end of the game, Earl Timberlake was back on the floor, shooting free throws.
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Jason Munz
1 year
Here come the Tigers
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Jason Munz
3 years
BREAKING: Lionel Hollins, winningest coach in Memphis Grizzlies history, has agreed to a volunteer role for LeMoyne-Owen coach Bonzi Wells.
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Jason Munz
6 months
Malco says he's having the most fun he's ever had with the Tigers.
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Jason Munz
2 years
Kendric Davis and Caleb Murphy, via instagram, from their official visits to Memphis.
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Jason Munz
1 year
That’s the good stuff.
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Jason Munz
2 years
How you feelin, Memphis?
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Jason Munz
6 months
BREAKING: Nae'Qwan Tomlin has committed to Memphis, per source. The former Kansas State standout big man is a midseason transfer. Story soon at
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Jason Munz
7 months
I asked David Jones how he did what he did tonight. His response is gold.
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Jason Munz
2 years
Bane: “We got some dogs over there.”
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Jason Munz
4 years
Precious says if he had to make the same decision, he would pick Memphis again.
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Jason Munz
2 years
Memphis up to 27th in KenPom.
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Jason Munz
2 years
BREAKING: Former Memphis star Willie Kemp, who was a GA for Penny Hardaway last season, is joining Bonzi Wells' staff at LeMoyne-Owen as an assistant coach, replacing Lionel Hollins.
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Jason Munz
2 years
BREAKING: Memphis will not receive a postseason ban
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Jason Munz
2 years
I asked Memphis AD Laird Veatch about this sign. He said he saw it and sent a text message to Houston AD Chris Pezman. Not long afterward, the sign was gone.
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1 year
Completely blown away by this. Honored and humbled.
Jason Munz of The Commercial Appeal in Memphis, Tenn., won first place in the 2022 Associated Press Sports Editors contest in the Division C Beat Writing category for his coverage of University of Memphis men’s basketball.
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Jason Munz
1 year
Some wholesome KD content for your timeline.
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Jason Munz
2 years
Is it me, or are the Grizzlies not talked about enough?
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Jason Munz
2 years
Emoni Bates has returned to Memphis, I’m told.
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Kendric Davis: “We knew we were the better team.”
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Jason Munz
2 years
Landers Nolley: "I just want to go to the Tournament." Lester Quinones: "Win the Tournament."
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Jason Munz
3 years
BREAKING: Emoni Bates has just committed to Memphis.
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Jason Munz
5 years
Alex Lomax's intangibles are off the charts. Hustle. Defensive pressure. A second ago, one of the coaches was was calling his name. His response: "Sir?" The coach gave him some instruction, and he replied, "Yes, sir." Young man's gonna go far in this life.
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Jason Munz
1 year
Kendric Davis was FaceTiming with his son Sunday night when opportunity knocked on his Chicago hotel room door. It was an NBA Draft Combine invite being extended to him personally — on his birthday, no less. I caught up with @150__KD moments afterward.
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Jason Munz
5 years
Precious Achiuwa said he might roll up his shorts in honor of Lester Quinones.
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3 months
NEW | Rick Stansbury tells me he believes Penny Hardaway can guide Memphis to more championships, and he is committed to being here to help him do that.
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Jason Munz
2 years
Penny on the game, on the crowd: "That's real Tiger basketball. This is what I'm used to and it feels good to be back here."
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Jason Munz
6 months
Nae’Qwan Tomlin in a Memphis uniform.
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Jason Munz
2 years
Emoni's dad tried to tell y'all he wasn't planning to leave the team. 😂
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Jason Munz
22 days
Big congrats to former Memphis star DeAndre Williams, whose Taiwan Beer Leopards team won the Taiwan T1 league championship.
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2 years
BREAKING: 4-star PG Ty-Laur Johnson commits to Memphis. Johnson's other 2 finalists were NC State and Seton Hall.
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Jason Munz
2 years
BREAKING: Kendric Davis will be available Saturday for Auburn. No suspension.
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Jason Munz
1 year
Mikey Williams’ latest IG story
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Jason Munz
6 months
I asked Clemson coach Brad Brownell about the atmosphere inside FedExForum today.
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Jason Munz
1 year
The General
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Jason Munz
3 years
Penny says he's been told by Lester Quinones, Alex Lomax and Malcolm Dandridge that they're not leaving.
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Jason Munz
6 months
It’s official: Nae’Qwan Tomlin is free and clear to play for Memphis.
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6 months
Dropped in text group a while ago: Piggy-backing off Rothstein's report: I'm told Nae'Qwan Tomlin's grades have been submitted/accepted. Only thing left is final certification which is expected to be done today. So, barring something unexpected, Tomlin will be available vs Vandy
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1 year
Penny.
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3 years
Penny Hardaway’s message for Memphis this morning.
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Jason Munz
7 years
BREAKING | 49ers sign former Southern Miss star QB Nick Mullens to its practice squad
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Jason Munz
2 years
It’s official: Alex Lomax tells me he will be returning to play a 5th season at Memphis.
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Penny: "I want this team to the be the team, along with the Grizzlies, to help everybody around this city to be happy."
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Jason Munz
2 years
Penny Hardaway says he doesn't let criticism bother him, because "I'm 901 built."
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6 months
JQ: "I've only seen that big of a crowd one time." Said it was when he was here 2 years ago with Alabama.
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Jason Munz
4 years
Language from contract with Murray State: "Date subject to change upon mutual agreement to accommodate NBA schedule and doubleheader with the Memphis Grizzlies." In other words, the goal is to make Memphis-Murray State a doubleheader with Grizzlies game.
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Ja Morant
4 years
😊😊😊😊😊
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Jason Munz
2 years
Kendric Davis is officially a Tiger
@Memphis_MBB
Memphis Basketball
2 years
𝙄𝙢𝙥𝙖𝙘𝙩 𝙖𝙙𝙙𝙞𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣 𝙖𝙩 𝙥𝙤𝙞𝙣𝙩 𝙜𝙪𝙖𝙧𝙙 2022 @American_MBB Player of the Year @150__KD is a Memphis Tiger! 🤝 #GoTigersGo 📰
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Jason Munz
2 years
Earl Timberlake asked about Memphis: "It's love. I love it here."
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Jason Munz
1 year
Penny says on radio that Tyler Harris turned to the Memphis bench at one point and said “Y’all better go get A-Lo.” As in, he’s the only one who can guard him. That’s what led to the double tech.
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Jason Munz
4 years
Precious Achiuwa bids Memphis a fond farewell. "I couldn't have asked for a better college experience than the one I had at the University of Memphis."
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Jason Munz
7 years
Whole lotta Southern Miss touchdowns in that photo.
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Jason Munz
7 years
Just announced: Southern Miss will name the radio booth at M.M. Roberts Stadium after 40-year play-by-play man John Cox. Incredibly well deserved.
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Jason Munz
4 months
Til we meet again
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2 years
Penny to DeAndre on Josh Minott’s windmill dunk: “Drekoo, I can’t believe he tried that in a game.” DeAndre:
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Jason Munz
3 years
Earl Timberlake, ladies and gentlemen
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Jason Munz
4 years
BREAKING: Penny Hardaway has agreed to a 5-year extension with Memphis worth $12.25 million over the entire term. Story soon at .
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Jason Munz
3 years
The Tigers could really be special next season.
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Penny: "I think me and Musselman will eventually work that out (playing regular-season games vs. Arkansas)."
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Jason Munz
2 years
Memphis fans have busted out an impromptu "Whoop That Trick" inside here
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